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Summer Spotlight 2021: Over 75 New Games Coming to Xbox

Summer Spotlight is back for its seventh year and we are excited to bring you a ton of new digital games every week for six weeks. Every year since its inception, we have brought dozens of new Xbox games to fans over the summer. In 2015, we were proud to announce that we would be bringing over 25 new games and this year we are releasing a whopping 75+ titles between July 27 and September 6. What’s more, the Microsoft … Read the rest

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New Games with Gold for August 2021

The August Games with Gold lineup is here! On the Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S, return to an apocalyptic Earth in Darksiders III, and embark on an epic adventure in Yooka-Laylee.And for our classic lineup via Backward Compatibility, discover the hidden truths of Lost Planet 3, and become the ultimate fighter in Garou: Mark of the Wolves.

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Xbox and 20th Century Studios’ Free Guy Celebrate Non-Player Character Awards

Have you ever played a game and walked right past a character in the background thinking “Wow, they must feel so sad and underappreciated?” Well not anymore!

Announced today, Xbox Game Pass and “Free Guy” are proud to present the first-ever Xbox Game Pass Non-Player Character (NPC) Awards to celebrate and honor the greatest unsung heroes in video games. This comes ahead of the highly anticipated U.S. theatrical release of “Free Guy” on August 13, 2021, about a bank teller … Read the rest

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Microsoft Flight Simulator Available Today on Xbox Series X|S and Xbox Game Pass

In a pivotal moment for the flight simmer community, today we are bringing Microsoft Flight Simulator to Xbox Series X|S giving aspiring pilots the chance to take flight for the first time on a console.

From light planes to wide-body jets, you’ll test your piloting skills against the challenges of real-time weather including accurate wind speed and direction, temperature, humidity, rain, and lightning – all in a dynamic and living world. With the power of satellite data from Bing Maps … Read the rest

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Suggestive Gaming Breaks Down “What You Need to Know” About Psychonauts 2

On August 25, Psychonauts 2 will be unleashed upon the world via Xbox consoles, PC, and Xbox Game Pass, continuing the tale of Razputin “Raz” Aquato, a former circus performer who’s left the big top behind to pursue his dream career of being a Psychonaut. If you didn’t play the first game, now would be the absolute perfect time to check it out for free with Xbox Game Pass. Don’t have time? Well then, you might want to take … Read the rest

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From a Living Desert to a Volcano’s Peak: Exploring Forza Horizon 5’s Biomes and Seasons

While there’s no denying that flashy supercars and built-for-fun off-road vehicles are the stars of the show in the Forza Horizon series, it’s the widely varied, based-on-real-life environments that really make the games shine. Whether it’s kicking up dust while blasting across the Australian Outback in Forza Horizon 3 or leaving a swirling trail of leaves through the English countryside on a crisp autumn day in Forza Horizon 4, we’ve all got great memories of exploring the vibrant worlds … Read the rest

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Microsoft Flight Simulator is a Fantastic Flying Experience on Xbox Series X|S


  • We grab our Xbox Wireless Controller and head to the skies on Xbox Series X|S.
  • An enhanced Flight Training feature and majestic Discovery Flights highlight some of the new features available.
  • Microsoft Flight Simulator on Xbox Series X|S will be available with Xbox Game Pass starting on July 27.

I just flew an Airbus A320 from my couch, and I can’t believe I just typed that. Having logged some time with the PC version of Microsoft Flight Simulator over … Read the rest

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This Week on Xbox: July 23, 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!

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Inside Xbox Series X|S Optimized: Sniper Elite 4

One of the biggest benefits of all that power in the hardware is giving developers the ability to make games that are Xbox Series X|S Optimized. This means that they’ve taken full advantage of the unique capabilities of Xbox Series X|S, both for new titles built natively using the Xbox Series X|S development environment as well as previously released titles that have been rebuilt specifically for the console. In our Inside Xbox Series X Optimized series, these creators will share Read the rest

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Season 2 Kicks Off Next Week in Knockout City

I’m here to give you the inside deets of the latest dodgeball to hit the streets with the start of Season 2 – Soda Ball!

Alright, who’s thirsty?

Dodgebrawlers all over the city have learned how to take advantage of [REDACTED]’s signature Boba Cola blend in their glorious beatdowns across Knockout City. A revolutionary shake-stable substrate has resulted in a soda that remains fizz free no matter how much you run/jump/dodge/glide around with one in your hands.

Knockout City

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