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Build the Car of Your Dreams in the Forza Motorsport 7 Garage
Welcome to week three of the Forza Motorsport 7 Garage, our weekly look at the 700+ cars coming to the game at launch. A huge part of any Forza game is the chance to express yourself – whether you love painting cars with gorgeous liveries or creating custom builds and tunes that can transform a good car… Read more

Xbox and Taco Bell Join Forces to Bring Xbox One X to Fans
Mark your calendars for August 31, when Xbox and Taco Bell will give fans nationwide the first chance to win the newest member of the Xbox One family, the Xbox One X, when they pick up the new Steak Quesarito $5 box. Beginning August 31, each Taco Bell $5 Box will include a unique code… Read more



Explore the World of 2088 in Console Launch Exclusive Tacoma
In creating Tacoma, we kept coming back to a central theme: What is “artificial?” In a world of artifice, engaging with the “real” becomes the exception, not the rule. I’m typing this onto a real keyboard, but it’s being translated into data displayed as light on a screen — the keys and my fingers are real… Read more

Harvest Plorts for Profit in Slime Rancher Now on Xbox One
In Slime Rancher, you take the role of Beatrix LeBeau as she travels a thousand light years away to a planet called the Far, Far Range to wrangle slimes and harvest their plorts for profit! As you might have guessed, Slime Rancher is a really strange game and it’s been a pleasure developing something… Read more



Gears of War 4 August Update Brings the Action Thick and Fast with Forge Blitz and Canals
The next batch of content for Gears of War 4 arrives today with the August Update! Here’s what’s coming up this month for Gears fans: New Maps Forge Blitz Forge Blitz is a tighter, faster pace evolution of the map Forge that builds upon the spirit of the original to create a map filled with new combat… Read more

Thumper Unleashes Rhythm Violence on August 18
Thumper is finally coming to Xbox One on August 18! We call Thumper a “rhythm violence” game, an uncompromising blend of classic rhythm-action, blistering speed, and brutal physicality. Over nine epic levels, you’ll face punishing obstacles, menacing bosses, and a maniacal giant head… Read more



Score Style Points with New Xbox Wireless Controllers Featuring Sleek New Designs and Colors
This Fall, enjoy playing games like Forza Motorsport 7, Crackdown 3, Assassin’s Creed Origins, Middle-earth: Shadow of War, and more with the newest Xbox accessories. Today, we’re excited to announce three new Xbox Wireless Controllers, a new smaller Xbox Wireless Adapter for Windows 10… Read more

Adventure Game Demetrios Available Now on Xbox One
18 years ago, on my first PC, I created a project in Visual Basic named Demetrios. It was akin to a fan game of Broken Sword and other adventure classics like Discworld and Gabriel Knight — I loved the idea of an average Joe becoming involved in a great mystery. With Demetrios, I put that idea… Read more



Find Your Own Path in Super Cloudbuilt Available Now on Xbox One
Super Cloudbuilt is a high-energy rocket parkour platformer, blending flexible play and physics based movement to put you in control. It’s about finding your own path, and giving you the tools to play your own way; whether that’s through open level design, multiple challenge types, or the… Read more

Go Trawling in Euro Fishing’s Foundry Dock Expansion for Xbox One
The middle of a city is probably the last place you’d expect to find a great fishing location. Not anymore. In Foundry Dock, our eagerly awaited add-on for Euro Fishing, a true urban fishing experience can be found away from the peace and stillness you would usually associate with lakeside fishing… Read more



Pre-order Twin-Stick Shooter X-Morph: Defense Today on Xbox One
Hello, Xbox fans! I’m proud to announce that X-Morph: Defense is coming to Xbox One and Windows 10 on August 30th. I’ve talked about X-Morph: Defense’s basic concepts in my previous Xbox Wire post and today I’d like to share a bit more information about the game’s technology and split screen… Read more

Play Bleed to Become the Greatest Hero of All Time
Woah, I’m on Xbox Wire? Hi, mom! My name’s Ian, and I got my start making games on the Xbox Live Indie Games service (maybe some of you remember it?). I’m really stoked to announce that Bleed, the game I’m most proud of from my time there, is graduating to an official Xbox One release… Read more


Source: This Week on Xbox: August 4, 2017 - Xbox Wire