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!

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds Passes 3 Million Players on Xbox One
Since PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG) launched on Xbox One through the Xbox Game Preview program, it’s been awesome to see the excitement and passion on display from the Xbox community. Whether you’re streaming in the HypeZone on Mixer or battling for a chicken dinner with your squad, players on Xbox are helping build and improve the game on console. Today, PUBG Corp. and Xbox are excited to share that through the end of 2017 the PUBG community on Xbox One has already grown to over three million players… Read more

Xbox Play Anywhere Title Little Triangle Arrives February 7, Available to Pre-order Today
Finally, after more than two years of hard work, it’s with great excitement and nervousness that we’re glad to announce that Little Triangle, a game from Shanghai, will officially be released as an Xbox Play Anywhere game on February 7 — and you can pre-order it today! Little Triangle is a polished, fun to play platformer that also features a mini battle royale mode. The game offers more than 60 cute and funny triangle skins, countless NPCs, a bunch of bosses, and amusing level… Read more



Play Halo 5: Guardians for Free This Weekend with Xbox Live Gold
Halo 5: Guardians, the most expansive Halo game ever released, will be free for Xbox Live Gold members from Thursday, January 11 at 12:01 a.m. PST until Sunday, January 14 at 10:59 p.m. PST. During this time, players can download the game and experience the latest chapter in the Halo saga spanning multiple worlds and a journey that will change the course of history and the future of mankind. Fans can enjoy this grand campaign solo or with up to three friends via online co-op… Read more

Puzzle Platformer Albert & Otto Available Now on Xbox One
I am super excited to finally see Albert & Otto make it on Xbox One. This game was my first entry into the world of video game development, so the mechanics and puzzles evolved over time rather than being designed from the start by an experienced developer, which I think gives it a unique feel. Originally a filmmaker, I was always fond of telling stories and I continue to be surprised at how similarly powerful the two mediums are… Read more



Sea of Thieves Closed Beta Coming January 24-29!
Happy New Year, everyone! We’re back working hard on Sea of Thieves after the holidays and a December chock-full of announcements. We revealed March 20 as our launch date and made a star of an unsuspecting chicken with a swashbuckling trailer, kicked off pre-orders, revealed how you progress through the world of Sea of Thieves, and showed off our haunting Limited Edition controller. All that and we hosted our biggest ever Technical Alpha play session… Read more

Uncover the Sci-Fi Mystery of The Station on Xbox One and Windows 10 Next Month
Hi everyone! I’m incredibly excited about our upcoming launch of The Station on Xbox One and Windows 10 on February 20. To give more insight into the experience, we pulled our most commonly asked questions we’re receiving on our social channels, like our Twitter account @TheStationGame. What’s the premise of The Station? The Station is a first-person mystery game set on a space station that was sent to study a sentient alien civilization… Read more



Dragon Ball FighterZ Open Beta Coming January 14 to Xbox One
Hello again, fellow FighterZ! We hope you’ve been keeping your fighting skills sharp because on January 26 they will be put to the test when Dragon Ball FighterZ is unleashed on Xbox One. Before the release of the game, we’ll bring you an Open Beta to hone those Kamehamehas and Destructo-Discs. Here are the details of the Dragon Ball FighterZ Open Beta…. Read more


Source: This Week on Xbox: January 12, 2018 - Xbox Wire