We know you’re busy and might miss out on all 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 past 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 above. Be sure to come back every Friday to find out what’s happening This Week on Xbox!

Buy the World’s Most Powerful Console; Get the Hottest Multiplayer Game of 2017
Earlier this week, PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG) released as a console launch exclusive on Xbox One in the Xbox Game Preview program, bringing the hottest multiplayer game of the year to console for the first time. Xbox fan excitement for the launch has been incredible, with more than 1 million players on Xbox One in its first 48 hours alone… Read more

Face the Future of Trivia in the Biggest Quiz Ever on Xbox One, It’s Quiz Time!
Hi everyone! Here at Snap Finger Click, we’re excited to tell you all about our brand-new trivia party game, It’s Quiz Time, which we’ve just released on Xbox One. We recently celebrated our two-year anniversary as a studio that builds stream-friendly multiplayer games, and for the last 18 months, we’ve been working hard to bring you our most ambitious project yet… Read more



Holiday Gifts for the Xbox Gamer in Your Life
‘Tis the season of giving and Xbox has the perfect collection of gifts for every gamer on your list. With gifts for fans of all ages from LEGO Minecraft sets to an ugly Gears of War sweater, you can take care of your shopping list with the featured products… Read more

Xbox Celebrates Player’s Unique Achievements with Xbox Year in Review
Another year coming to an end means another year’s worth of achievements to celebrate. That’s why we made the Xbox Year in Review, a personalized view of how you spent 2017 with Xbox. Now every Xbox gamer can celebrate the achievements and adventures that make their individual story so unique… Read more



Forge Your Own Pirate Legend with Sea of Thieves
Today, we sat down with our awesome community and answered what may be the biggest question they’ve had about Sea of Thieves: what does progression mean for the game, and how can players achieve their goal of becoming a Pirate Legend? In line with the open and transparent approach we took with the Insider Programme… Read more

Sky Force Reloaded Lifts off on Xbox One
To all Sky Force units. Military alert by Infinite Dreams Studio! Pilots! Soldiers! Our land is in danger, and it’s time for the legendary Sky Force to defeat enemies again! We’ve been called to battle against hordes of invaders, fight powerful bosses, dodge bullets, and missiles… Read more



343 Industries and Major League Gaming Announce New Partnership for Halo Esports
Following one of the biggest years in Halo esports history with record viewership and participation, we’re excited to announce a new partnership between 343 Industries and Major League Gaming (MLG) to take the Halo Championship Series (HCS) to the next level… Read more

Beholder is Coming to Xbox One in Early 2018
Hi, Xbox Wire readers! I’m here to tell you all about our new title Beholder Complete Edition, which lands on the Microsoft Store on January 19, 2018! Beholder Complete Edition is a tactical strategy game set in a dystopian future, where you’ll play as a landlord in a totalitarian state… Read more



Free Play Days: Play Injustice 2 Free This Weekend with Xbox Live Gold
Get ready for the free trial of Injustice 2 as part of Xbox Live Gold’s Free Play Days. Starting Thursday, December 14 at 12:01 a.m. PT to Sunday, December 18 at 11:59 p.m. PT, you can play the first three-story chapters for one of the best fighting games of the year… Read more

Dungeon Defenders II: Power of the Ancients Expansion Available Now for Free on Xbox One
Dungeon Defenders II: Power of the Ancients is finally here! We’ve cranked the hype up to 11 and we’re ready to release this long-awaited expansion today on Xbox One. We added a ton of gameplay content in this expansion with a new mid to end-game mode… Read more



Inside Xbox One X Enhanced: theHunter: Call of the Wild
Many of gaming’s most compelling stories come from those who’ve helped to create our favorite Xbox One games. In our Inside Xbox One X Enhanced series, these creators will share the behind-the-scenes accounts of the work involved in enhancing these epic games for Xbox One X… Read more

Grand Theft Auto Online: The Doomsday Heist Out Now on Xbox One
When the stakes are this high, who else can you trust to save the day but the craziest criminals ever to grace the Los Santos underworld? The risks are colossal, the enemies all but unstoppable… but the rewards are mouth-watering and a massive adrenaline spike is absolutely guaranteed… Read more



PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds Now Available on Xbox One
Xbox fans, the day has finally come: PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds is available now as a console launch exclusive on Xbox One! Since we first announced PUBG would be coming to Xbox at E3 2017, it’s been amazing to see the excitement and anticipation fans have shared and on behalf of everyone at PUBG Corp… Read more

Introducing Forza Motorsport 7’s December Bounty Hunter: Phil Spencer
Since the launch of Forza Motorsport 7, we’ve had a number of great people volunteer to be the “Bounty” in our ongoing Bounty Hunter Rivals series. 2017 IndyCar champion Josef Newgarden kicked things off in October, and Forza creative director Dan Greenawalt gave the community a great challenge in November… Read more



Pinball FX Celebrates 10 Years with Free Pinball Pack
Zen Studios is happy to say that Pinball FX has turned 10 years old, and it feels like the party is just getting started. We invite everyone on Xbox Live, both on Xbox One and Windows 10, to download the brand-new Carnivals & Legends pack for free from December 12 to 19… Read more

Night In The Woods: Frequently Asked Questions
Hey! I’m Scott, part of the Night In The Woods team! I’ve been asked to give you some information on our game. We’re gonna hit some frequently asked questions! Let me pull up a few and see what we have. Hold on… Here we go. What is Night In The Woods? Night In The Woods… Read more



Taking Ark into Hard Sci-Fi with Aberration
Everyone at Studio Wildcard is super stoked to finally get Ark’s second massive expansion pack, Ark: Aberration, into player’s hands tomorrow December 12. This new world puts players on a malfunctioning Ark drifting in space, with a harsh sun-baked radioactive surface, and a massive internal underground network… Read more


Source: This Week on Xbox: December 15, 2017 - Xbox Wire