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This week on Xbox: February 19, 2021

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We know you’re busy and might be missing out on all the exciting things we talk about on Xbox Wire every week. If you have a few minutes, we can help you fix it. We’ve cut last week’s news into one easy-to-digest article for all things Xbox! Or, if you’d rather watch rather than read, you can indulge in our weekly video show above. Check back every Friday to find out what’s happening this week on Xbox!

Immerse yourself in the future of gaming audio with the Xbox Wireless Headset
When designing the Xbox Series X | S, we wanted to make sure the games feel realistic, load incredibly fast, and sound like you’ve fallen in the middle of the action. We have adopted spatial sound processing by including custom audio hardware to offload audio processing from the processor, dramatically improving … Read more

Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War and Warzone Season 2 begins February 25
It looks like a great year for the Xbox Series X | S and Xbox One as Call of Duty: Cold War Black Ops presents its second season rich in content, with four new maps, six free weapons, new Warzone points of interest, and best of all, the new Zombies experience, Outbreak. Here is some of the content … Read more

Make backward-compatible games even better with FPS Boost
When we designed the Xbox Series X | S, we knew we wanted to continue our commitment to compatibility that we started in 2015, allowing gamers to play their favorite titles from generations past on new consoles. Almost all titles benefit from next-generation features, such as faster load times and the ability to… Read more

Kill It With Fire now available for pre-order
Do you hate spiders? Would you be willing to destroy your immediate surroundings to live in a world with one less spider? Do you know about atomic weapons? If you answered yes to any of these questions, I have good news: Kill him with fire launches March 4 on Xbox One. Savvy exterminators can reduce the price by 20% … Read more

Second Extinction Coming to Xbox Game Preview Spring 2021
Good morning all! A lot has happened since our lead producer Brynley last spoke to you in May 2020, when we just revealed our plush shooter Dino-guts, Second extinction, during the First Look at Xbox Series X event. An event that saw us all at Systemic Reaction practically huddled around our home workstations … Read more

Anodyne 2: Return to Dust available now
Hi everyone, Melos Han-Tani from Analgesic Productions here with some exciting news for the Anodyne 2: Back to dust Xbox Community – Anodyne 2 launches today for Xbox Series X | S and Xbox One on the Xbox Store! Anodyne 2 is a deeply personal 2D and 3D adventure filled with whimsical mystery … Read more

Ghostrunner Demo Available Now on Xbox Series X | S and Xbox One
Try out the first two levels of one of the best action games of 2020, but are you up to the challenge? The Ghostrunner demo comes with over 30 minutes of intense cyber ninja action. Sharpen your killer instincts, because this successful cyberpunk masterpiece will have some amazing updates coming in 2021 … Read more

Free Play Days – Fuser and Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor – Martyr
Control the mix in your very own virtual music festival, and uncover the secrets of a fortress-monastery throughout this weekend’s free play days. Fuser unit and Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor – Martyr are available for Xbox Live Gold and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate members from Thursday, February 18, 12:01 AM PSTRead more

Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout Stumbles On Xbox Series X | S and Xbox One this summer
So, big news: I’m happy to share this Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout officially arrives on Xbox Series X | S and Xbox One this summer! Our entire team can’t wait to welcome Xbox players to the Blunderdome for all kinds of bean-based mayhem – it’s certainly been a while, but we’re here and we couldn’t be happier … Read more

Welcome to Knockout City
welcome to Knockout City, the most dodgy of multiplayer games, coming May 21 to Xbox Series X | S (thanks to backward compatibility with enhancements), Xbox One, and PC. Knockout City is full of brawlers with bright eyes and bushy tails like you, ready to harass opponents with balls in friendly (well, mostly friendly) … Read more

Stubbs the Zombie makes a triumphant return to Xbox this spring
Stubbs here. That’s right baby. I’m back and better than ever. Well, I’m actually exactly the same as I was in 2005. I was already pretty good, so there is that. I am here today to introduce you to the ground floor of an exciting opportunity: Stubbs the zombie in Rebel Without a Pulse, an Xbox classic, is coming soon … Read more

No Man’s Sky: Companion Update Available Now
Our small Hello Games team had a big year in 2020, releasing six huge free updates to No Man’s Sky. We’re even more excited about what 2021 has in store! Today we are very excited to release our first major update of 2021: Companions. Ever since travelers encountered their first creatures on their first planet No Man’s SkyRead more

Coming to Xbox Game Pass: Dirt 5, Killer Queen Black, Wreckfest and more
The Xbox Game Pass team is proud to present… video games! We have new perks, more games and even more games you can touch. Coming soon to a download or streaming queue near you! So choose your quests, (return the ones you’ve already done), and let’s get to the games … Read more

Save up to 60% on EA Sale on the Xbox Store
The time is right, Xbox fans! FIFA 21, Madden NFL 21, Apex Legends, The sims 4, and many other Electronic Arts games are on sale as part of the Sale of electronic arts on the Xbox Store For a limited time! Combine speed, skill and savings of up to 60% on the best EA games! Here are some highlights to look for … Read more

The future of game accessibility on Xbox
The passion for accessible games has grown exponentially among developers and gamers over the past decade. According to the ESA Foundation, there are nearly 46 million players with disabilities in the United States alone, so we’re encouraged to see game developers actively seeking resources that guide the design of inclusive games … Read more

Microsoft Flight Simulator World Update 3: UK & Ireland Now Available For Free
In September, we shared our vision of continuous improvement Microsoft Flight Simulator by making significant updates to the simulator on a monthly basis. Today we’re releasing World Update 3 and are excited to provide slow cookers with a dazzling flying experience across the UK and Ireland … Read more

Turn on the time machine: the Blizzard Arcade collection arrives today
To celebrate 30 years of Blizzard Entertainmente anniversary, we’ve reloaded three of the very first games we’ve ever developed – showcasing all the history, hard work, and love that went into making them – and added a few extras. So turn on the time machine and dive into the Blizzard Arcade Collection, available today on the Xbox Store … Read more

Next week on Xbox: February 23-26
Welcome to next week on Xbox! Here we cover all the new games coming to Xbox Series X | S, Xbox One and Windows 10, plus upcoming Xbox Game Pass and ID @ Xbox titles coming soon! Get more details on the games below and click on their profiles for pre-order details when available (release dates are … Read more




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