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!
Bundle up Next to December’s Games with Gold
Greetings, gamers! It’s time to welcome the holidays with a new collection of games coming to Games with Gold this December. Starting with the fantastical co-op first-person shooter Warhammer: End Times – Vermintide, followed by another great Telltale adventure game as we rejoin Marty and Doc on a new time-traveling escapade in Back to the Future: The Game – 30th Anniversary Edition… Read more
Getting the Best 4K, HDR Experience with Xbox One S and Xbox One X
With Xbox One X officially out in the wild, we imagine many of you are eyeing a fancy new 4K television, like the Samsung QLED 4K TV, to grace your living room. And with Black Friday only days away, we thought it might be good to give a quick overview on how to enable 4K and HDR output settings from your Xbox One X and Xbox One S… Read more
Last Call for the Sea of Thieves Technical Alpha – Invitations for All!
Hello, pirates! 2017 has been a jam-packed year for Rare and Sea of Thieves, and as we angle our sails towards that long-awaited launch in early 2018, we’re also coming up on a full year of the Sea of Thieves Technical Alpha. It’s served the game incredibly well and given thousands upon thousands of budding buccaneers a chance to hit the seas on Xbox One and Windows 10 PC – and we’ll soon be waving goodbye to the Technical Alpha in its current form… Read more
Dovetail Games Euro Fishing’s Le Lac d’Or Available Now on Xbox One
A picturesque lake nestled in the middle of the French countryside, log cabins, picnic areas and swims for multiple people to fish at one time. Sounds good, right? These are just some of the features you will find in the new Euro Fishing add-on lake: Le Lac d’Or (The Golden Lake). Set in the French countryside, this 25-acre lake contains over 700 fish ranging from small Roach right up to a monstrous 126lb Catfish that will be guaranteed to put up a fight… Read more
Co-op Spellcasting Adventure Nine Parchments Coming Soon to Xbox One
Nine Parchments is a type of game that we like to call a blast’em up, where you play as a bunch of wizarding students on a quest to find powerful spell parchments. All the apprentice students use magic and therefore the game centers on spellcasting and using your wizard powers. Your goal in Nine Parchments is to blast your way through foes and to keep your teammates alive. You can play in single-player or with up to four players in co-op… Read more
Xbox and Doritos Team up with YouTube Stars to Play Bold
Starting on November 11, Xbox fans in the UK, Ireland, Netherlands and Spain will find some very bold content on their Xbox dashboards! Fans will come across several interactive videos, where they will get the chance to find out who is truly the ‘boldest’ gamer in Europe. The Doritos #PlayBold challenge is simple. It challenges the talents of Ali-A, Jelly and AlphaSniper to prove that not only are they kings of gameplay, they can even take on the games in real life… Read more
Inside Xbox One X Enhanced: World of Tanks
Today, we’ll be chatting with Wargaming’s TJ Wagner, Creative Director and Executive Producer on the action-packed World of Tanks. What specifically is your development team doing to enhance World of Tanks for Xbox One X? Our renderer uses a physically-based model which preserves high… Read more