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!

Forza Motorsport 7 Now Available Worldwide on Xbox One and Windows 10 PCs
Today is the day! Get ready for the thrill of motorsport at the limit. Gear up for the most comprehensive, beautiful and authentic racing game ever made. Forza Motorsport 7 is here, available worldwide today on Xbox One and Windows 10 PCs, in three different versions. Standard Edition – This edition features the full version of the game running at a silky-smooth 60 frames per second… Read more

Xbox One X: What It Takes to Build a Console
Peanut butter and jelly. Shaq and Kobe. Master Chief and Cortana. If there’s anything we’ve learned during our short time on this planet, it’s that collaboration is the driving force of creation (and tasty sandwiches). We recently heard from Bryan Sparks, Senior Designer, Microsoft Device Design Team, and Leonardo Del Castillo, GM of Xbox Devices Console Development to learn… Read more



Play Star Wars Battlefront II Open Beta During Free Play Days For All Weekend
We believe games are more fun with friends. Starting Friday, October 6 at 1:00 a.m. PDT to Monday, October 9 at 11:59 p.m. PDT, you can play online in any game you own with your friends for free during our Free Play Days For All weekend on Xbox One and Xbox 360 — Xbox Live Gold membership not required. There’s more! If you’re looking for a new multiplayer experience… Read more

Bringing Middle-earth: Shadow of War to Life in 4K
Next week Middle-earth: Shadow of War will launch on Xbox One and Windows 10 as an Xbox Play Anywhere title, sending us back to Mordor to fight all manner of orcs and other fantastically evil creatures. But it’s this Fall when the Xbox One X hits store shelves that we’re most looking forward to our return to Middle-earth. Not only has the game grown in scope from the 2014 classic… Read more



Assassin’s Creed Origins: Using All of Bayek’s Tricks in the Nile Delta
Like no other game in the series so far, Assassin’s Creed Origins will push you to use every tool and tactic at your disposal as you hunt for the secret society known as the Order of the Ancients. In our case, this was something we realized during a quest in the latest preview demo, set in the Giza Plateau and in the Nile Delta — both of which looked beautiful running on Xbox One X… Read more

New Xbox One S Assassin’s Creed Origins Bundles Launch October 27
Step back in time and discover the beginning of the Assassin’s brotherhood with two new Xbox One S Assassin’s Creed Origins Bundles (1TB and 500GB) launching October 27. Experience a new way to fight by using powerful weapons to protect Egypt from epic enemies, while exploring the Great Pyramids and uncovering lost tombs across a vast and unpredictable land… Read more



Dishonored: Death of The Outsider Tips & Tricks
Hey, Xbox gamers! The Tips & Tricks team is here with 5 tips for Arkane Studios’ latest game, Dishonored: Death of The Outsider. Death of the Outsider is a standalone DLC that takes place a few months after the events of Dishonored 2. You play as Billie Lurk: Daud’s most trusted assassin… that is, until her betrayal in The Knife of Dunwall DLC. Now, Billie’s out to find Daud… Read more

Party-Based Dungeon Crawler Battle Chasers: Nightwar Available Now on Xbox One
When people see Battle Chasers: Nightwar for the first time, they’ve got a lot of questions. Is it a Diablo-style dungeon crawler? Is it more of a party-based tactical RPG? Is it action or turn-based? The short answer is: all of the above. It’s a bit of a hybrid. But understanding all the nuances of our strange brew, and why we made the choices we made, requires… Read more



Taking on Big Game in theHunter: Call of the Wild on Xbox One
Here at Avalanche Studios and Expansive Worlds, we are incredibly excited to bring theHunter: Call of the Wild to Xbox One. It’s the first venture for theHunter franchise into the world of gamepads and comfortable couch gaming and we can’t wait for you to take a stroll in our virtual worlds. A lot of you have been asking to get the game on Xbox One and now it is finally here… Read more

Gears of War Pro Circuit Season 2 Announced with new expected prize pool of $2,000,000!
Xbox, Gears of War Esports, and The Coalition are proud to announce Season 2 of the Gears Pro Circuit for Gears of War 4. Gears players from around the world can compete in marquee live open events for a starting $1,000,000 in cash prizes. With the addition of new regional events and grassroots tournaments, plus crowdfunding through Esports Supporter Packs… Read more


Source: This Week on Xbox: October 6, 2017 - Xbox Wire