/This Week on Xbox: July 19, 2019

This Week on Xbox: July 19, 2019

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!

Basketball Superstar Anthony Davis Unveils the Xbox One X NBA 2K20 Special Edition Bundle
Today in Los Angeles, California, in partnership with 2K, basketball superstar and this year’s NBA 2K20 cover athlete Anthony Davis unveiled three new Xbox One NBA 2K20 Bundles available for pre-order today and hitting store shelves starting September 6… Read more

Pre-order Torchlight II for Xbox One Today
Torchlight burst onto the scene 10 years ago, transporting us to its quirky and charming, steampunk and fantasy world. Since then the series has been adored by fans for its dynamic dungeons, unique aesthetic, and old-school ARPG gameplay. And now, Torchlight II… Read more

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Xbox is Coming to gamescom 2019
Following this year’s incredible E3 and the breathtaking reaction we’ve had from our fans, we’re excited to let you know that Xbox will be coming to gamescom 2019 in Cologne, Germany. We’ll be bringing a great line up of games to the event from developers around the world… Read more

Gears of War Announces Details for Next Season of Gears Esports
This weekend, The Coalition announced that Gears Esports is partnering with PGL to create a Pro League for the upcoming 2019-2020 Season of Gears 5 Esports. Kicking off with the launch of Gears 5 worldwide on September 10 for Xbox One, Windows 10, and with Xbox Game Pass… Read more

Gears 5 Versus Multiplayer Tech Test Available Today
It’s finally here – The Gears 5 Versus Tech Test goes live today to give players their first taste of Versus multiplayer action. Starting at 10 a.m. PDT today, COG hopefuls can enlist in the Boot Camp training mode and then jump right into Arcade, the new game type… Read more

Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare 2’s Tale of the Taco is Here
Get ready to dive into the fantastically tasty Tale of the Taco event happening right now in the biggest battle in the universe, Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare 2, as part of our latest update. If you haven’t yet entered the Garden Warfare 2 fray, let me give you the overall zombified scoop… Read more

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Xbox Super Game Sale Means Great Deals on Games, Xbox Game Pass Ultimate, and More
The Microsoft Store Ultimate Game Sale is now the Xbox Super Game Sale! Starting today, everyone can take advantage of a great deal on Xbox Game Pass Ultimate, score big savings on a range of digital games for both Xbox and Windows 10, as well as save on select Xbox One S consoles… Read more

Ghost Recon Wildlands Unleashes Free Mercenaries Mode on Xbox One
Ghost Recon Wildlands has received one last, major free update before the October 4 launch of Ghost Recon Breakpoint, and it’s added a whole new way to play. Mercenaries, a new PvPvE free-for-all mode playable on Xbox Live (Gold required), drops eight players into Unidad territory… Read more

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Coming Soon to Xbox Game Pass: Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, Resident Evil 4, and More 
Are you ever at a Summer BBQ and your friend asks you what kind of food you want off the grill? It can be seriously overwhelming. You’ve got hot dogs, burgers, meat skewers, maybe some corn on the cob with extra salt, lime, and cotija cheese to give it that extra flavor zing… Read more

Our First Look at a New Avengers Adventure
With the Marvel Cinematic Universe wrapping up its 10-year epic and passing the torch to Spider-Man – that opens the door for some of our favorite superheroes to embark on a new, interactive adventure. Developed by Crystal Dynamics (Tomb Raider, Rise of the Tomb Raider)… Read more

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How to Get the Most Out of Xbox Game Pass Ultimate
This year has seen a number of big Xbox announcements, from our new approach to PC Gaming to all of the news we shared onstage at E3. For many of us, however, the most exciting news was that we created a brand-new membership plan that would benefit gamers… Read more

The Moon Rises: Io arrives in Paladins!
The Moon Goddess Io spent eons watching over the Realm, but no longer: Io has arrived in Paladins on Xbox One as the latest Support Champion! What are you waiting for – You can log in today to experience her lunar magic, fire mystical crescent arrows from her light bow… Read more

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Play in the $1 Million Fortnite Xbox Cup Tournament Starting July 20
We’re excited to announce the Fortnite Xbox Cup is kicking off Saturday, July 20 on Xbox One! Any Xbox Live Gold member can compete in this Solos tournament for a chance to win part of the $1 million prize pool. Read the official rules here. Drop into Fortnite Battle Royale… Read more

The Sims 4 Island Living Sails to Xbox One
Simmers, today is the day! Your Sims can splash, swim, and sunbathe their lives away in The Sims 4 Island Living Expansion Pack, now available on Xbox One. What other adventures (and mischief) can your Sims get into while on the island of Sulani… Read more

Free Play Days – Borderlands: Game of the Year Edition

Free Play Days – Borderlands: Game of the Year Edition
Jump into the co-op looter shooter that started it all! Enjoy a blend of FPS and RPG mechanics as you play one four characters who each have their own unique skillsets to use and master. Borderlands: Game of the Year Edition will be available for free this weekend… Read more

Join the Fishing Sim World: Pro Tour Today on Xbox One
Fishing Sim World: Pro Tour features an in-depth career mode allowing you to fulfil the dream of becoming the number 1 ranked angler in the world – this won’t be easy though as some of the world’s best anglers need to be beaten. Working your way through… Read more

Fortune and Glory Await in the High Skies of Dauntless on Xbox One
Today marks the release of our first content expansion since the launch of Dauntless on Xbox One a little over a month ago. Called High Skies, this update delivers a thrilling new game mode, stylish rewards, leaderboards… and the Stormchaser corsairs, a band of badass… Read more

New Reserve Yukon Valley is Bringing Gray Wolves and More to theHunter: Call of the Wild
Just in time for the summer holidays, the open-world hunting simulator theHunter: Call of the Wild released a new reserve for Xbox One titled Yukon Valley and I’m here to talk about some of the thoughts and inspirations behind the latest addition to the game… Read more

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Next Week on Xbox: New games for July 24 to 26
Welcome to Next Week on Xbox, where we cover all the new games coming soon to Xbox One! Every week the team at Xbox aims to deliver quality gaming content for you to enjoy on your favorite gaming console. To find out what’s coming soon to Xbox One… Read more