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. Enjoy!



Minecraft: Education Edition Available Now!

Minecraft: Education Edition was built over the last year with the help of more than 50,000 students and educators who participated in our early access program and provided valuable feedback to help us fine-tune the experience across a diverse set of learning environments. While many of these features launched with early access in June, the full version of Minecraft: Education Edition includes the much-anticipated Classroom Mode companion app, enabling educators to… Read more

Legendary Bad-Ass Rap Duo Run the Jewels Smacks Down the Swarm in Gears of War 4

Hip hop’s biggest names officially join the Gears of War family with playable characters ready for Versus Multiplayer and Horde 3.0. Available for purchase as part of the Run the Jewels Air Drop, both EL-P and Killer Mike have lent their voices, likeness and ‘can’t nobody save us but us’ attitude to Gears of War 4 continuing their partnership with Xbox and The Coalition. This is the first time two recording artists have been reimagined as playable characters in the Gears of War… Read more



Get an Additional Game with the Purchase of Any Xbox One S Bundle, Starting at $299

Why wait until the end of November? Enjoy some savings now! From November 4 – 12, when you buy any new Xbox One or Xbox One S console bundle, you also get a new game of your choice, starting at $299. This means you can experience the dawn of all-out war with the Xbox One S Battlefield 1 Bundle (500GB) and add on Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare, all for $299. Love Gears of War? Get the Xbox One S Gears of War 4 Bundle (1TB) and add on Battlefield 1 or Titanfall 2Read more

Best-Selling Forza Horizon 3 Unveils New Content and… is that snow?

We are proud to announce that Forza Horizon 3 is the year’s best-selling, highest-rated racing game, further strengthening Forza as the most successful racing franchise on any platform this generation. Thanks to the biggest Forza launch to date, we had more than five million fans playing Forza games in September on Xbox One and Windows 10 PCs. We are so grateful for our fans and will continue working hard to deliver great content that will add to the Forza Horizon 3 experience. Read more



Forza Horizon 3 Windows 10 Demo Now Available

Windows 10 players can now get a taste of the epic automotive adventure that is Forza Horizon 3 with the launch of the Windows 10 demo of Forza Horizon 3. Starting today, the Forza Horizon 3 Windows 10 PC demo is available in the Windows Store. In Forza Horizon 3, you’re the boss of the Horizon Festival the biggest and best cars and music festival in the world. Your goal is to expand the festival to new locations throughout Australia… Read more

More Ways to Buy in Xbox Store with Operator Billing

One of the core missions for Xbox has always been to offer premium gaming to the greatest number of people around the world – powered by the biggest lineup of games in Xbox history. Central to our goal of making gaming on Xbox accessible to more fans around the world is making sure gamers have a choice in how they purchase content in our Store. That’s why we offer Mobile Operator Billing on Xbox to make buying your next favorite game easier and safer than ever. Read more



Celebrating 10 Years of Gear of War!
Next week marks a huge milestone for the Gears of War franchise. On November 7, it will have been 10 years since the original Gears of War released on store shelves. We still can’t quite believe it! Those ten years have included the release of five Gears of War titles, memorable character moments, emotional endings, and jumping 25 years into the future of Sera with Gears of War 4to start a whole new saga… Read more

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Now Available on Xbox One or Windows 10

We’re excited to announce that Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare, the latest entry in one of the best-selling video game franchises of all time, is now currently available in the Xbox and Windows Stores. Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare returns to the roots of the franchise with large-scale war and a focus on cinematic, immersive military storytelling. Infinite Warfare will take players on an unforgettable journey as they engage in battles from Earth to beyond… Read more


Source: This Week on Xbox - November 4 - Xbox Wire