/This Week on Xbox: October 25, 2019

This Week on Xbox: October 25, 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!

Free Play Days – NBA 2K20
To celebrate the tip off of NBA season, NBA 2K20 is now available for free during this weekend’s Free Play Days on Xbox One for all Xbox Live Gold and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate members! The Free Play Days event begins Thursday, October 24 at 12:01 a.m. PDT and runs through… Read more

Designing Social Horror in Secret Neighbor, Available Today with Xbox Game Pass
When we launched Hello Neighbor on Xbox One back in 2017, the biggest requested fan feature was the ability to play as the creepy Neighbor. The game’s premise of sneaking into your creepy next door neighbor’s house lent itself to that idea perfectly, and we spent two years… Read more

October 2019 Xbox Game Bar Update Enables FPS Counter and Achievement Tracking
Fall is here, which means plenty of exciting new releases and content across both Xbox One and PC. With that in mind, we figured it was a great time to bring you new features for Xbox Game Bar with the October 2019 update to help you get the most out of your favorite PC games… Read more

Borderlands 3’s Free Bloody Harvest Event Kicks Off October 24 on Xbox One
Halloween is almost upon us, which means Borderlands 3’s first free seasonal content update is nigh! Today we’re excited to announce that Bloody Harvest goes live on Xbox One on Thursday, October 24 and will remain live through December 5, giving you plenty… Read more

Xbox Game Pass Update

Coming Soon to Xbox Game Pass for Console: The Outer Worlds, Afterparty, Subnautica, and More
This time of year, our office starts to get into the Halloween getting-dark-early-so-let’s-hibernate-and-play-some-great-games kind of mood. Meanwhile, we’re prepping our pumpkin carving designs, curating our “most likely to make you scream” gaming playlists… Read more

Battle Tamriel’s Monsters for Bonus Rewards During The Elder Scrolls Online’s Witches Festival
Take on all the things that go bump in the night during The Elder Scrolls Online’s Witches Festival event on Xbox One and you’ll get double XP, bonus rewards, and Event Tickets. The Witches Festival begins this Thursday, October 24 at 7 a.m. PT / 10 a.m. ET and will run until Monday… Read more

Bleeding Edge

Windows 10 PC Added to the Bleeding Edge Tech Alpha
We’re thrilled to announce that Windows 10 PC players are now invited to join the Bleeding Edge tech alpha starting Thursday, October 24! No matter where you choose to play, fans can play together regardless of platform since the tech alpha is both cross play… Read more

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare is Now Available on Xbox One
“On your feet soldier, we are leaving.” – Captain Price Today marks the official worldwide launch day for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare on Xbox One, Infinity Ward’s epic re-imagining of the seminal first-person action franchise. Prepare to go dark and dive into a gripping single-player Campaign… Read more

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The Outer Worlds is Now Available for Xbox One, Windows 10, and in Xbox Game Pass
The Outer Worlds, the latest game from renowned RPG developer (and recent addition to the Xbox family) Obsidian Entertainment, has been one of our most highly anticipated games of 2019, so we’re excited to share that it is now available for Xbox One and Windows 10 PC… Read more

Xbox Sessions: NBA’s Dwight Howard Talks Rivalries and Lays the Smackdown in WWE 2K20
Basketball’s Superman, Dwight Howard, jumped into the digital ring to hang with us as our guest gamer on today’s episode of Xbox Sessions, presented by WWE 2K20 from our partners at 2K. The 6-foot-11 Los Angeles Lakers center is a force to be reckoned with on the court… Read more

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Expanding the Designed for Xbox Ecosystem to Mobile Gaming
As Kareem Choudhry shared last month, our vision for Project xCloud is to empower gamers to play the games they want, with the people they want, anywhere they want. We’re building this technology so gamers can decide when and how they play. While the technology… Read more

Star Trek Online: Entering the Mushroom-Powered Network of Space
The Mycelial Network has been an integral part of the new stories unfolding in “Star Trek: Discovery,” first serving as a gateway to instantaneous travel across vast distances in space. As the crew of U.S.S. Discovery continued their journey, they learned more about… Read more

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Black Friday Just Came Early: Save up to $100 off Xbox One Consoles
It’s time to prep for bonding with family and friends this holiday season by taking advantage of some incredible Fall deals (and new game launches!) on Xbox One starting today. From October 25 through November 3, you can save up to $100 on select Xbox One consoles… Read more

10 Multiplayer Tips Every Operator Should Know for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare is out now on Xbox One, and if you’re like us, you’re ready to spend the entire opening weekend playing this new entry to the Call of Duty franchise. Whether you participated in Modern Warfare’s Multiplayer Alpha and Beta periods… Read more

Anthem - Season of Skulls

Face Your Fears in Anthem’s Season of Skulls
The world of Anthem is filled with dangers – both known and unknown – lurking in every shadowed corner and around every bend. So when a mysterious fog creeps through the jungle and strange sounds are heard in the distance, you’d expect the residents of Bastion to cower behind the tall… Read more

Choose Your Faction in Worbital, Available Now on Xbox One
When we first started sketching Worbital and its world of futuristic interplanetary warfare, we knew we needed factions. It takes two to engage in a destructive planet-to-planet artillery war, but one more on top of that would guarantee the cosmic chaos we were aiming for… Read more

Grip: Combat Racing - DeLorean DLC

The DeLorean 2650 is Available Now in Grip: Combat Racing
The DMC DeLorean is one of the most iconic cars ever made. Since its creation, there really hasn’t been anything else like it. Those immediately recognizable rear lights, the gull-wing doors, the retro yet futuristic look, the sleek windshield leading to an edgy front end… Read more

Five Tips for Building the Perfect Fish Zoo in Megaquarium on Xbox One
One of the joys of visiting an aquarium is seeing the marine life swimming in harmony behind the glass. But what you’ll discover when playing Megaquarium, available now on Xbox One, is that it takes a lot of work to make such spectacular aquatic displays. Megaquarium… Read more

Ark: Survival Evolved

Fear Evolved Event Returns to Ark: Survival Evolved for Halloween
If you’ve been playing Ark: Survival Evolved since early access, chances are you’ve seen a fair share of content added to the game. From the original dinosaurs like the iconic Tyrannosaurus Rex to the more recently added Deinonychus, there is no shortage of creatures or content to explore… Read more

Pixel Gladiator Comes to Xbox One Today
Greetings from Flying Islands Team! We are excited to finally bring our concept of dynamic tower defense with hardcore action and huge bosses to Xbox One! We think that the genre of tower defense is ready to evolve, and our vision of what the next step should look like… Read more

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9 Pawsome Reasons to Play Cat Quest II on Xbox One
Welcome to the world of Cat Quest II, a stand-alone open-world RPG set in the realm of cats and dogs. Under threat from a continuing war between the cats of Felingard and the advancing dogs of the Lupus Empire, Cat Quest II tells the tail of two kings brought together against their will… Read more

Next Week on Xbox: New games for October 29 to November 1
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 on below… Read more