/This Week on Xbox: March 5, 2021

This Week on Xbox: March 5, 2021

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. Come back every Friday to find out what’s happening This Week on Xbox!

Xbox Game Pass - March, Wave 1 - 2021

Coming Soon to Xbox Game Pass: NBA 2K21, Football Manager 2021, and More
It’s time to break out the foam fingers! We’re kicking off March with some of the most celebrated video game sports franchises. To give you a replay, Madden NFL 21just joined the Xbox Game Pass Ultimate library with EA Play (plus a few more games will hit The Play List… Read more

Free Play Days – Going Under and Descenders
Get down this weekend with two exciting games in the Free Play Days lineup. Going Under and Descenders are both available for Xbox Live Gold and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate members to play from Thursday, March 4 at 12:01 a.m. PST until… Read more

NBA 2K21

NBA 2K21 is Coming Soon to Xbox Game Pass
With exciting improvements to its best-in-class gameplay, competitive and community online features, and deep, varied game modes, NBA 2K21 offers a one-of-a-kind immersion into all facets of NBA basketball and basketball culture on Xbox Series X|S and… Read more

Two Point Hospital: Jumbo Edition Available Today on Xbox
Look, we get it. You’re a pro hospital administrator. You can whip a healthcare institution into shape at a moment’s notice. Queues of people line up in an orderly fashion to be seen by your top docs, who successfully diagnose them in mere seconds before… Read more

Ubisoft Publisher Sale

Save Up to 75% During the Ubisoft Publisher Sale on the Xbox Store
Are you ready to feel the rush of raiding with Vikings in Assassin’s Creed Valhalla? Maybe it’s time to absorb the breathtaking views of Montana in Far Cry 5, or traverse the streets of a near-future London with your hacker crew in Watch Dogs: Legion? Perhaps you… Read more

Journey of the Broken Circle Coming to Xbox One on March 12
Journey of the Broken Circle
 is a story-driven platform game about an imperfect circle who seeks to be complete. Storytelling and gameplay literally go hand in hand in this game. They’re completely intertwined, and like in every relationship, they both limit and… Read more

Project CARS 3: Power Pack DLC Hero Image

Creating the Mythical Nissan Z Proto in Project CARS 3: Power Pack DLC
The Nissan Z Proto is an exciting car for racing fans. There’s a myth that surrounds the Nissan Z series of cars, ever since the original Nissan 240Z from the ’60s came to the US and Europe and taught everyone a lesson about how to make affordable and brilliant-handling sports… Read more

Kill It With Fire Available Now on Xbox One
I’m thrilled to announce that Kill It With Fire is now available on Xbox One! It’s full of insidious spiders, an increasingly ridiculous arsenal, and incredibly intricate (yet flammable) environments. It’s also full of objectives, puzzles, challenges, secrets, two different… Read more

Away: The Survival Series

Sugar Glider Adventure Away: The Survival Series is Coming to Xbox in 2021
Ever wondered what it would be like to explore nature as a small animal? We wondered that too, so five years ago we set out to make an adventure game where you play as a tiny sugar glider. It’s been a long time in the making, but as we approach the game’s release… Read more

Monster Jam Steel Titans 2 Lands on Xbox One Today
Monster Jam has captured the imaginations of legions of fans for nearly 30 years, with a massive roster of truck designs, each more spectacular than the last. From sparkly unicorns and fluffy, pink puppies to designs inspired by soldiers, aliens and zombies, there is no way… Read more

Samsung QLED Hero

Samsung QLED Becomes the Official TV Partner of Xbox Series X in the US and Canada
We are excited to announce that Xbox and Samsung have joined forces once again, renewing our multi-year agreement to continue Samsung as the Official TV Partner of Xbox Series X in the United States and Canada. A phenomenal companion to Xbox Series X… Read more

The First Chancellor Returns to the Klingon Empire in Star Trek Online
In the year 2411, the Klingon Empire is in shambles. Chancellor J’mpok, having gone mad with power, has declared himself emperor, setting off a fracturing of the great houses that could spell the end of the great empire. With nowhere else to turn, you journey to… Read more

Next Week on Xbox

Next Week on Xbox: March 8 to 12
Welcome to Next Week on Xbox! Here we cover all the new games coming soon to Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, and Windows 10 PC as well as upcoming Xbox Game Pass and soon-to-be released ID@Xbox titles! Get more details on the games below and click their… Read more

Grab a Mask and Rule the World in Covered
Don’t ever stop dreaming. If you are anything like me, you’ve been dreaming about superpowers, aliens, and secret societies since you were eight. Here’s a game with a little bit of everything mixed in a weird world looking a lot like a third-world country. Ok, I know… Read more