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!



Digital Foundry – Inside the Next Xbox: Project Scorpio Tech Revealed
Visit Digital Foundry to get an official look under the hood of Project Scorpio. They have the specs, have seen it running, and have talked to the team who built it. You’ll also learn how your existing Xbox 360 and Xbox One games will perform on Scorpio (hint: better)… Read more

Halo Goes to Florida at HCS Daytona on May 12 – 14
This past weekend marked the culmination of the Halo World Championship 2017 as OpTic Gaming proved once again that they are the best Halo squad on the planet. Twelve teams from across the world converged on Burbank, CA and delivered some truly… Read more

Craft to Survive in Mount of the Gods for Roblox on Xbox One!
Break out the balloons and party poppers, because Roblox recently celebrated its first anniversary on Xbox One! We’ve been making a huge splash on the charts since we launched on Xbox One back in January 2016, consistently ranking as one of the top 10… Read more



How Use Your Words Became a Comedy Game for Unfunny People
Sometimes an idea is more important than chewing your food. It was the Spring of 2015, and my buddy Julian Spillane and I sat at a Mexican restaurant in Queens. We had recently begun to collaborate on what has now become Use Your Words… Read more

OpTic Gaming Conquers Gears Pro Circuit Atlantic City Open
All bets were off this past weekend as the Gears Pro Circuit Atlantic City Open welcomed over 60 teams to the Caesars Atlantic City Hotel & Casino, battling it out over a $200,000 prize pool and bragging rights as the best team in the Gears of War 4 esports scene… Read more

Frank is Infect and He’s Hangry
Find out if Frank West will rise from the dead or join the zombie horde forever in Dead Rising 4: Frank Rising, an all-new story based DLC for Dead Rising 4… Read more



  • Beam Theme Week on Xbox Wire: Beam 101
    It’s time to celebrate the global launch of the Beam viewing app on Xbox One! While many of you may already be familiar with or are streamers yourselves – today marks a special milestone. Native Beam streaming or viewing through the Beam viewing app… Read more
  • Beam Theme Week on Xbox Wire: #BeamLove and Getting to Know the Community
    You may have noticed by now… Beam is a community-driven service. From its creation, the Beam team has focused on staying connected with its growing community. Throughout the years, this community has grown across forums, social media, our user feedback site, and now… Read more
  • Beam Theme Week on Xbox Wire: Beam Interactivity
    Perhaps the single coolest thing about Beam’s interactivity is that it’s only limited by your imagination! To date, we’ve shared lots about the fact that Beam hosts interactive streaming, but what does Beam interactivity mean for gamers and streamers today… Read more
  • Beam Theme Week on Xbox Wire: Become a Streamer
    Looking to become a streamer, but feeling overwhelmed? Don’t worry, Beam has got you covered. If you have an Xbox One, starting your streaming adventure is a piece of cake, even if you have never streamed before! In fact, it’s so simple, we can show you… Read more
  • Beam Theme Week on Xbox Wire: Partner Spotlight
    At Beam, we’re fortunate to host a number of great Partners who bring their creativity and energy to the Beam community, and who create some amazing streams and content for the community to enjoy and engage with. Just like Beam’s FTL technology, the Beam Partnership program… Read more




Age of Empires: Castle Siege Comes to Android
It has been an amazing time for Age of Empires: Castle Siege fans! Over 5 million people have played our game on Windows 8, Windows 10 and iOS. But we know there’s one platform that’s been clamoring for us to bring Age of Empires: Castle Siege to them… Read more

Cities: Skylines Xbox One Edition Now Available for Pre-Order
The acclaimed city builder Cities: Skylines Xbox One Edition is coming soon and is now available for pre-order! This modern take on a classic city builder puts you in charge of a growing city, from the ground-breaking of its first streets to the ever-changing needs of its thousands of citizens… Read more


Source: This Week on Xbox: April 7 - Xbox Wire