Video for Full Metal Furies Announced for Xbox One and Windows 10
Games

Full Metal Furies Announced for Xbox One and Windows 10

Hello everyone! After three long years of sweat and toil, we’re finally throwing the veil off our new game Full Metal Furies. It’s a brand-new action-packed brawler that we’ve been itching to show the world, and we're incredibly excited to be teaming up with Microsoft to launch it on Xbox One and Windows 10 with full Xbox Play Anywhere and Cross Play support! But wait, you’re probably thinking, “What the heck is Full Metal Furies?” If you haven’t seen the trailer (see above), Full Metal Furies is an RPG-laden action brawler for up to four players. But the brawler formula is a little outdated, made for a time when arcade machines guzzled quarters. So, this isn’t just... Read more

Next Week on Xbox SmallNext Week on Xbox Large Games

Next Week on Xbox, Upcoming Games: February 20 – 26

Welcome to Next Week on Xbox, where we cover the best games coming soon to Xbox One. Every week, the team at Xbox aims to deliver quality gaming content for you to enjoy on your favorite gaming console, and Xbox Wire will be here to let you know when you can play every new release hitting Xbox One. Whether you’re a fan of shooting, racing, or adventuring, there’s sure to be something for you to enjoy. So, without further delay, let’s preview the new games coming soon with Next Week on Xbox! Halo Wars 2 - February 21 Real-time strategy makes an explosive return to the Halo universe in Halo Wars 2. Lead Spartans, Warthogs and other classic Halo fighting forces in a brutal war... Read more

This Week on Xbox Small ImageThis Week on Xbox Large Image Games

This Week on Xbox, February 17

We know you’re busy and might miss out on a day (or three) of the exciting things we’re talking about on Xbox Wire every week. If you’ve got a few minutes, we can help remedy that. We’ve pared down the week’s news into one easy-to-digest article for all things Xbox! Or, if you’d rather watch than read, you can feast your eyes on our weekly video show below. Either way, be sure to come back every Friday to find out what’s happening This Week on Xbox! The Forza Franchise Has Exceeded $1 Billion in Retail Sales Today, we’re excited to share a major milestone – as of December 2016, the Forza franchise has exceeded $1 billion in retail sales. This news caps an amazing... Read more

Video for The Beam App Arrives on Xbox One for Xbox Insiders Starting Today
Xbox One

The Beam App Arrives on Xbox One for Xbox Insiders Starting Today

Hey Xbox fans! I’m Matt, Beam co-founder, and now Beam Engineering Lead at Microsoft. Today, we’re excited to announce the Beam app is coming to Preview in the Xbox Insider Program, giving you more choice over your gaming experience and where you want to watch your favorite streams – whether that’s on Xbox One, Windows 10 PC, iOS or Android. Just like native Beam broadcasting through the Guide on Xbox One and the Game Bar on Windows 10 PCs, the Beam app will roll out to select members of the Xbox Insider Program first so we can make sure it’s a great experience when it launches broadly this spring. The popularity of game streaming has exploded in the past few years, and Beam is... Read more

Xbox One Tax Season Small ImageXbox One Tax Season Large Consoles

Savings Just in Time for Tax Season

Kick-off tax return season with savings on a new Xbox One S! Starting Friday February 17th for a limited time, all Xbox One and Xbox One S consoles will be $50 off! Get the brand-new Xbox One S Halo Wars 2 Bundle (1TB) for only $299, featuring Halo Wars 2: Ultimate Edition. Real-time strategy makes an explosive return to the Halo universe in Halo Wars 2. Lead Spartans, Warthogs and other classic Halo fighting forces in a brutal war against a terrifying new enemy on the biggest Halo battlefield ever. Halo Wars 2: Ultimate Edition includes early access to the full game, Halo Wars: Definitive Edition, and Halo Wars 2: Season Pass all as full game downloads for Xbox One and Windows 10... Read more

This Week on Xbox Episode 307 Thumbnail This Week on Xbox Episode 307 Thumbnail Games

Celebrating an Epic Xbox 2017 Games Lineup

Today is a big day for Team Xbox as we celebrate the worldwide launch of early access for Halo Wars 2. Since the launch of the original Halo Wars on Xbox 360 eight years ago, the passionate Halo community has been urging us to publish a sequel. I am incredibly proud of the action-packed experience the talented teams at 343 Industries and Creative Assembly have created on the biggest Halo battlefield ever. From the in-depth, story-driven single-player campaign to the innovative and accessible Blitz mode, to the more traditional Deathmatch, Halo Wars 2 is designed for players of all skill levels to have fun. And, with Xbox Play Anywhere, players get both the Xbox One and Windows 10 PC... Read more

Video for Halo Wars 2 Early Access Available Now
Games

Halo Wars 2 Early Access Available Now

Suit up, Spartans. Early access to Halo Wars 2 is available today for players who purchased Halo Wars 2 Ultimate Edition! Last night, 343 Industries and Creative Assembly celebrated Halo Wars 2 with the community via a special livestream event hosted at 343 Industries, which included exclusive interviews, gameplay hands-on and prize giveaways. 343 Industries also shed new light on what fans can expect with the Season Pass, including new content available every third Wednesday, new campaign missions in Operation: Spearbreaker and a new leader named Kinsano. Future multiplayer maps will also be available for free to all players, regardless of whether they purchased the Season Pass. The... Read more

Halo Wars 2 Live Small Image Halo Wars 2 Live Small Image Games

Tune in Today to Halo Wars 2: Live

We’re only days away from the official launch of Halo Wars 2 next week, and just a few hours from early access availability tomorrow! As announced back in January, Xbox is celebrating the launch of Halo Wars 2 by inviting you to tune-in to a livestreamed launch event hosted at 343 Industries. Beginning at 4 p.m. PST, we’ll be broadcasting on Xbox, Beam, Twitch, Facebook Live and YouTube. We’ll have several exclusive interviews with developers at 343 Industries, live check-ins with the team on the floor – and who knows, perhaps Head of Xbox Phil Spencer will join in too?  Of course, fans tuning in will get a chance to also win some amazing prizes like season pass codes, as well... Read more

LA Halo Art Small Image LA Halo Art Small Image Games

Halo Wars 2 Takes Art Series to the Streets

Earlier this month, Xbox and 343 Industries announced their partnership with artists Grzegorz “Gabz” Domaradzki, Craig Drake and Kevin Tong for the Halo Wars 2 Original Art Series, a limited edition collection featuring six original prints. Now, they’ve taken it one step further by bringing the Halo Wars 2 Original Art Series to life in six cities across the country! Local artists in each city are delivering fans the opportunity to experience an interactive look into the Art Series by transforming a piece from the collection into massive spray-painted murals. In addition to the real-world murals, Xbox has partnered with Snapchat to bring the Halo Wars 2 Original Art Series... Read more

Video for Snake Pass Slides to Xbox One and Windows 10 on March 28
Games

Snake Pass Slides to Xbox One and Windows 10 on March 28

Hey, what’s up Xbox fans! I’m here to bring you some sssuper exciting news about our upcoming game Snake Pass. We're pleased to announce that Snake Pass will be coming to Xbox One and Windows 10 on March 28! Not only that, but we’ll also be supporting Xbox Play Anywhere from day one! In case Snake Pass has been skirting under your radar the past few months, let me fill you in. Snake Pass is our upcoming physics-based puzzle platformer and the first original IP to come out of Sumo Digital. Players take on the role of the serpentine Noodle, who is joined by his best friend Doodle the Hummingbird. As the dynamic duo begin their ascent up the mountain, they discover that something... Read more

ValentineValentines Day Large Games

10 (More) Great Games to Play on Valentine’s Day

Nothing screams love and devotion like being able to sit down on the couch and blast a bunch of enemies or solve puzzles together on Xbox One. We're following up our lovely list from a few years ago with another batch of great games to play with your special someone this Valentine's Day, like the iconic Gears of War 4, radical Rocket League, or playful Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Read on for more recommendations for you to play with your special someone today. Gears of War 4 There's something about the Crimson Omen that just screams happy bloody Valentine's Day. And there’s no better tool to help you enjoy this day than a chainsaw strapped to the bottom of an all-powerful... Read more

X-Morph Defense Small ImageX-Morph Defense Large Image Games

X-Morph: Defense, a Hybrid Tower Defense Game, is Coming Soon to Xbox One and Windows 10

Hello Xbox fans! It's my greatest pleasure to announce that X-Morph: Defense is coming to Xbox One and Windows 10. The game is a unique combination of a twin-stick shooter and tower defense, designed with the goal of enticing fans of both genres and allowing completely different styles of play depending on one’s preferences. You are the X-Morph, an alien that lands on Earth, who upon their first encounter with humans is attacked resulting in a full-blown conflict. Your goal is to take over the planet and terraform its surface. The humans are obviously desperate to defend their home world and attack the X-Morph landing ships; your goal is to defend your base from those waves of... Read more

Halo Wars 2 Full Orchestra Recording Large Image Games

Get an Exclusive First Listen to the Halo Wars 2 Soundtrack

Update: the exclusive first listen to the Halo Wars 2 soundtrack is no longer available in this article. You can pick up the soundtrack at your local retailer starting today or hear the amazing score for yourself in Halo Wars 2, available Feb. 17 with early access, or Feb. 21 with global launch For many fans, part of what we've grown to love about the Halo universe – beyond the grand scale of combat and rich storyline – has been the series' signature soundtrack. That legacy continues on in Halo Wars 2, and we’re kicking things off with an exclusive preview of the full soundtrack to help get you in the mood for battle! Composed by Gordy Haab and Finishing Move (comprised of... Read more

This Week on Xbox Small ImageThis Week on Xbox Large Image Games

This Week on Xbox, February 10

We know you’re busy and might miss out on a day (or three) of the exciting things we’re talking about on Xbox Wire every week. If you’ve got a few minutes, we can help remedy that. We’ve pared down the week’s news into one easy-to-digest article for all things Xbox! Or, if you’d rather watch than read, you can feast your eyes on our weekly video show below. Either way, be sure to come back every Friday to find out what’s happening This Week on Xbox! Real-Time Strategy Returns in the New Halo Wars 2 Launch Trailer Calling all Spartans! We’re only a few weeks away from the launch of Halo Wars 2 on Tuesday, Feb. 21 (or Friday, Feb. 17 for Ultimate Edition owners)! In... Read more

Video for Atriox and Cutter Battle in a Halo Wars 2 Live-Action War of Wits
Games

Atriox and Cutter Battle in a Halo Wars 2 Live-Action War of Wits

As we continue the countdown to the launch of Halo Wars 2, Xbox and 343 Industries look to awaken your inner strategist and test your wits in these two new live-action trailers. We find the two faction leaders – Atriox, leader of the Banished and Captain Cutter of the UNSC Spirit of Fire – plucked out of their intergalactic conflict and engaged in a “War of Wits” in what can only be described as relatable struggles. In each trailer, both Atriox and Cutter use their strategic military minds to fight it out over the ownership of an airplane armrest or haggle over the price of a used car. Only the strategist who best knows his enemy will... Read more

Video Video Games

Gears of War 4 Celebrates Valentine’s Day with Torque Bow Tag and New Maps

Roses are red, violets are blue, Torque Bows for me, and Torque tags for you! Arriving today, the February update adds two new maps, a week-long Valentine’s event, new Gear Packs to collect and further improvements to the game. Read on for all the info and special news about upcoming features – including updates on hotly requested Legacy Characters! Valentine’s Event Gears has always embraced the Holidays, and this Valentine’s Day is no different. February 10th marks the beginning of over a week of Valentine’s Day celebrations, with new Gear Packs to earn, daily Valentine’s themed bounties, another Craftable Character to collect, and the much-requested return of Torque Bow... Read more

Video for Real-Time Strategy Returns in the New Halo Wars 2 Launch Trailer
Games

Real-Time Strategy Returns in the New Halo Wars 2 Launch Trailer

Calling all Spartans! We’re only a few weeks away from the launch of Halo Wars 2 on Tuesday, Feb. 21 (or Friday, Feb. 17 for Ultimate Edition owners)! In advance of launch, Xbox and 343 Industries are excited to show you just what you’re dealing with in this brand-new launch trailer, created by the geniuses at Blur. In case you haven’t been following Halo Wars 2, here’s a quick refresher. After experiencing a pyrrhic victory following the events of the first Halo Wars, Captain Cutter and the brave crew of the UNSC Spirit of Fire wake up after 28 years of cryosleep to discover themselves orbiting a familiar Forerunner construct; Halo 3 fans, you know what it is. After receiving a... Read more

Forza Horizon 3 Car Pack Thumbnail Image Forza Horizon 3 Car Pack Thumbnail Image Games

Forza Horizon 3 Playseat Car Pack Hits the Open Road Tomorrow

The Playseat Car Pack is coming to Forza Horizon 3! Launching tomorrow, Tuesday, Feb. 7, the Playseat Car Pack brings seven new vehicles to the wide, open roads of Australia. The list of cars begins appropriately with one of the favorite cars of an Aussie racing legend, Pete Brock’s 1985 HDT VK Commodore Group A. The pack also features Cadillac’s latest high-performance coupe, the 2016 Cadillac ATS-V, plus Aston Martin’s new DB11, two Honda models (one a high-revving classic, the other a race-bred Civic) and more. The Playseat Car Pack is included in the Forza Horizon 3 Car Pass, which is available for separate purchase or as part of the Forza Horizon 3 Ultimate Edition. All the... Read more

Next Week on Xbox Small ImageNext Week on Xbox Large Image Games

Next Week on Xbox: Upcoming Games, February 6 – 12

Welcome to Next Week on Xbox, where we cover the best games coming soon to Xbox One. Every week, the team at Xbox aims to deliver quality gaming content for you to enjoy on your favorite gaming console, and Xbox Wire will be here to let you know when you can play every new release hitting Xbox One. Whether you’re a fan of shooting, racing, or adventuring, there’s sure to be something for you to enjoy. So, without further delay, let’s preview the new games coming soon with Next Week on Xbox! Fallout Shelter - February 7 Fallout Shelter thrusts players into the role of Overseer to build their own Vault, manage dwellers, and adventure through Fallout’s iconic... Read more

Show All Posts from