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!

November’s Games with Gold Are Full of Action and Adventure
Welcome to another month of Games with Gold! With a mix of racing, adventure, and platforming challenges, Xbox Live Gold members are sure to have a blast via November’s Games with Gold on Xbox One and Xbox 360. Available starting on November 1, the arcade racer Trackmania Turbo comes to Xbox One followed by the fantastic adventure game… Read more

Play XCOM 2 for Free This Weekend Only with Xbox Live Gold
Ignite a global resistance to reclaim our world and save humanity! This weekend only, all Xbox Live Gold members can enjoy 2K’s turn-based strategy hit, XCOM 2 for free as part of Xbox Live Gold’s Free Play Days. Beginning at 9:00 a.m. PT on Thursday, October 26 and running through to 11:59 p.m. PT on Sunday, October 29, Xbox Live Gold members… Read more



Join Us for the Launch of the World’s Most Powerful Console, Xbox One X
Xbox One X launches in less than two weeks and we’re gearing up for the biggest global launch in Xbox history on November 7. We’re thrilled to get Xbox One X, the world’s most powerful console, into the hands of our fans, so we wanted to share some early details about how you can participate in the Xbox One X launch no matter your location… Read more

Play Three Generations of Games – Better – on Xbox One
Starting tomorrow, for the first time, you’ll be able to play three generations of games on one console – a curated list of Original Xbox classics like Crimson Skies: High Road to Revenge, Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic and more will be available across the entire Xbox One family of devices. And when Xbox One X launches on November 7… Read more



Xbox Game Pass: Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, Halo Wars DE, Resident Evil HD and More Available November 1
Hello, fellow gamers! Welcome to your November Xbox Game Pass update. We’re adding seven more games to the Xbox Game Pass catalog! In addition to over 100 great games already included in your membership, Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, Halo Wars: Definitive Edition, Resident Evil HD and more will be ready to play starting November 1… Read more

A Gift to Insiders: More New Features
Last week, we delivered an upgraded console experience to Xbox One owners that focused on personalization and speed. It was a massive update, but we aren’t done just yet. Over the next few weeks, we’ll be addressing customer feedback and adding even more great new features that gamers have been asking for… Read more



Gears of War 4 Xbox One X Enhancements In-Depth
We’re excited to share how Gears of War 4 has been enhanced for the Xbox One X. Our new trailer showcases the wealth of graphical and gameplay enhancements that are only possible with the world’s most powerful console. We’re also excited to finally reveal the Preferred Rendering mode so you can play Gears of War 4 how you want… Read more

Save America in Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus, Available Now on Xbox One
Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to liberate the United States from Nazi rule by kickstarting an American Revolution in Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus. Jump back into the boots of BJ Blazkowicz, scourge of the Nazi empire, and humanity’s last hope for liberty. Armed with guns and gumption… Read more



Journey to Ancient Egypt in Assassin’s Creed Origins, Available Now on Xbox One
The mysteries of Cleopatra’s Egypt are yours to uncover in Assassin’s Creed Origins, out now on Xbox One and will be Xbox One X Enhanced for Xbox One X on November 7. As Bayek, a protector of Egypt, you are thrust into a tumultuous time in Ancient Egypt’s history. The struggle for power between Cleopatra and her brother Ptolemy… Read more

Saturday Night Live’s Michael Che and Colin Jost to Join Xbox Live Sessions
Hello Xbox gamers! We’re excited to announce another episode of Xbox Live Sessions, this one taking place this upcoming Monday night, October 30 at 5 p.m. PT. “Saturday Night Live” cast members Colin Jost and Michael Che will take a break from their hectic schedules to join Xbox Live Sessions, an interactive livestream hosted on the Mixer Xbox Channel… Read more



Free-to-Play Action MMO Skyforge Coming to Xbox One in November
Welcome, Recruits! I’m thrilled to give you the opportunity to become part of an elite group of immortals and discover what it means to fight ‘till the very end, again, and again (and again)! In Skyforge, our free-to-play action MMO, you become one of the chosen and receive the gift of immortality, tasked with the protection of your home planet of Aelion… Read more

Tips for Fallout 4: Game of the Year Edition
Hey, Xbox gamers! The Tips & Tricks team is here with tips for Fallout 4: Game of the Year Edition (click on the video player above). By now, most of us have logged quite a few hours into the base game, but for those who haven’t gotten their fill yet, Fallout 4’s Game of the Year Edition is here. This version of the game comes with all six of the DLCs… Read more



Building the 1980s VHS Horror Vibe of Slayaway Camp
When we decided to create “The Most Violentest Puzzle Game of All Time” we knew we had to go big (or go home). Slayaway Camp is a sliding block puzzle game, like Sokoban and many, many other logic games, yes… but it’s also a gore-encrusted love letter to the sleaziest horror films of the 1980s. While the actual puzzle mechanics will be familiar to many players… Read more

Xbox Live Sessions: Ronda Rousey to Play Assassin’s Creed Origins on Xbox One X
Ronda Rousey, American mixed martial artist, model and actress, will feel true power when she joins the first-ever Xbox Live Sessions to be played on the new Xbox One X console. The interactive livestream hosted on the Mixer Xbox Channel will have Rousey playing the new Assassin’s Creed Origins on Thursday, October 26 at 6 p.m. PT… Read more


Source: This Week on Xbox: October 27, 2017 - Xbox Wire