/This Week on Xbox: October 23, 2020

This Week on Xbox: October 23, 2020

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!

Xbox Touch Controls on Mobile

Xbox Touch Controls on Mobile Come to More Games, Giving You More Ways to Play
At Xbox we believe this era is all about the player, you are the future of gaming. We listen to what you – players, game developers, and content creators – tell us you want and based on your feedback… Read more

Ghostrunner Launches October 27 on Xbox One with Smart Delivery Support for Xbox Series X|S in 2021
Get ready! Owners of the Xbox One version of Ghostrunner will receive a free upgrade to the next-generation version on Xbox Series X|S when it releases in 2021 thanks to Smart Delivery! Pre-order today… Read more

Inside Xbox Series X Optimized: Yakuza: Like a Dragon
When it launches on November 10, Xbox Series X will be the most powerful console the world has ever seen. One of the biggest benefits of all that power is giving developers the ability to make games… Read more

Inside Xbox Series X Optimized: Maneater
One of the biggest benefits of all that power is giving developers the ability to make games that are Xbox Series X Optimized. This means that they’ve taken full advantage of the unique capabilities of… Read more

Watch Dogs Hack Sale Hero Image

Watch Dogs: Legion Hacks the Microsoft Store to Save London
London is in a bit of a jam. Corrupt private military, authoritarian government, and an underground crime syndicate are preying on the vulnerable… alright, maybe a bit more than a jam… Read more

Celebrate the Joy of Chaos with Risk of Rain 2’s Free Content Update and New Low Price
One year, four free content updates, and over three million players later, Risk of Rain 2 has expanded significantly since it first arrived. New characters brought new ways to fight through the… Read more

Free Play Days - October 22

Free Play Days – Fallout 76, UFC 4, and Destroy All Humans!
Embark on a new quest for the Overseer, submit your opponent in the cage, and take a giant step on mankind, all in this weekend’s Free Play Days. Fallout 76, UFC 4, and Destroy All Humans! are… Read more

Celebrate Fallout 76’s Bombs Drop Day with a Free Play Week, Sales, and In-Game Events!
It’s that time again! Time to remember the day the bombs dropped in Fallout, and what better way to do that with a host of Fallout 76 events. From October 20 through October 26, celebrate… Read more 

Secret Neighbor

Secret Neighbor’s Major Halloween Update
If you’re new to Secret Neighborwelcome to an ever-growing and constantly updated multiplayer social horror game. Communicate and cooperate with other players to sneak into the creepy… Read more

Manifold Garden Receives Free Xbox Series X|S Enhancement on November 10 with Smart Delivery
I’m incredibly excited to announce that Manifold Garden will receive a next-gen upgrade on Xbox Series X|S on November 10 when the consoles launch. Better yet, the upgrade is free to existing… Read more

Dead by Daylight

Celebrate Halloween in Dead by Daylight
Let’s celebrate Halloween and much more in the latest update for Dead by Daylight! Players and fans will be happy to know that a whole lot is coming down the pipeline in Dead by Daylight this October… Read more

Puyo Puyo Tetris 2: The Ultimate Puzzle Match is Coming to Xbox Series X|S on December 8
Puzzle game fans, get ready to spin, drop, and strategize your way to victory in Puyo Puyo Tetris 2, coming to Xbox Series X|S on December 8. Whether you’re already a Puyo Puyo pro, a Tetris master… Read more

ID@Xbox Cozy Game Sale

Cuddle Up and Get Ready for the ID@Xbox Cozy Game Sale
There has been a lot of internal debate here at Team ID@Xbox about what constitutes a “cozy game.” A game that you can play with your kids or friends? A game that has a feel-good aesthetic, mechanic… Read more 

Get Shadowy Vengeance in Fortnitemares 2020: Midas’ Revenge
You ever wanna get revenge on that enemy who eliminated you? In Fortnitemares 2020, running from October 21 to November 3 in Fortnite on Xbox One, now you can — thanks to the help… Read more

Dynasty Warriors 9 Empires

Talking Dynasty Warriors 9: Empires with Producer Akihiro Suzuki
Needless to say, Dynasty Warriors Producer Akihiro Suzuki knows a thing or two about the Three Kingdoms. He’s been working on the Dynasty Warriors series since the historically-based franchise’s birth… Read more

HyperBrawl Tournament: The Multiplayer Sports Brawler is Available Now on Xbox One
Hey HyperBrawlers, I’m Scott Swarbrick, Designer at Milky Tea Studios, and I’m here to provide you with some pro tips, directly from the development team, to help you secure those epic wins in… Read more

Raji: An Ancient Epic

Big Day for Indian Culture – Raji: An Ancient Epic Available Now
We are happy to announce that our award-winning action-adventure Raji: An Ancient Epic is available now on Xbox One! Our game is steeped in ancient Indian folklore, artwork, and music. Players… Read more

Rocket League’s Haunted Hallows Limited Time Event Celebrates Ghostbusters
Get your Proton Packs ready, because Rocket League is bringing Ghostbusters to this year’s Haunted Hallows event! Starting tomorrow at 9 a.m. PDT (4 p.m. UTC), complete Event Challenges to… Read more

Doom Eternal DLC Key Art

Your War Continues… Doom Eternal: The Ancient Gods – Part One is Here
The universe stands at the brink of destruction and the only savior up to the task carries a double-barrel shotgun and a whole lotta contempt for demons. Become the legendary Doom Slayer and strike… Read more

A Walk Over the Pumpkin Patch: How Pumpkin Jack the Game Came About
A long time ago I was looking for a game to play. Something colorful offering a great single-player experience. After a long time of searching I couldn’t find what I was looking for. 3D combat platformers… Read more.

Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege

Coming Soon to Xbox Game Pass for Console & Android: Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege
Hey, Operators, new step in your preparation phase: rebuild your “to play” gaming list because Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege is coming to Console with Xbox Game Pass and cloud gaming on… Read more

Next Week on Xbox: October 27 to 30
Welcome to Next Week on Xbox, where we cover all the new games coming soon to Xbox One and Windows 10 PC! Every week the team at Xbox aims to deliver quality gaming content for you… Read more