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Larry Hryb, Xbox Live's Major Nelson

This Week On Xbox: May 26, 2017

Here we go…the latest episode of This Week On Xbox.

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Xbox Live's Major Nelson

Larry Hryb, Xbox Live's Major Nelson

Friday the 13th: The Game Is Now Available For Xbox One

Content: Friday the 13th: The Game
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Game Description: For the first time ever, you will have the opportunity to play as Jason Voorhees, the most famous killer in horror. Stalk your prey, ambush them whenever you see fit and strike fear in the hearts of so many hapless victims as you become the legend himself! Friday the 13th: The Game will include a variety of kills, new and familiar, that will help you set the tone for the Jason Voorhees...

Xbox Live's Major Nelson

Larry Hryb, Xbox Live's Major Nelson

RiME Is Now Available For Xbox One

Content: RiME
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Game Description: A land of discovery stretches out before you. Explore the beautiful yet rugged world of RiME, a single-player puzzle adventure. In RiME, you play as a young boy who has awakened on a mysterious island after a torrential storm. You see wild animals, long-forgotten ruins and a massive tower that beckons you to come closer. Armed with your wits and a will to overcome—and the guidance of a helpful fox—you...

Xbox Live's Major Nelson

Larry Hryb, Xbox Live's Major Nelson

Far Cry 5 Is Now Available For Digital Pre-order And Pre-download On Xbox One

Content: Far Cry 5
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Game Description: You may pre-download this game, but it will not be playable until release date (02/26/2018 – 4:00 PM).

The award-winning Far Cry franchise comes to America in Far Cry 5. Welcome to Hope County, Montana, land of the free and the brave, but also home to a fanatical doomsday cult known as Eden’s Gate. Stand up to the cult’s leader, Joseph Seed, and his siblings, the Heralds, and spark the...

Xbox Live's Major Nelson

Larry Hryb, Xbox Live's Major Nelson

Spellspire Is Now Available For Xbox One

Content: Spellspire
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Game Description: Blast fiends by spelling words and collect gold dropped by slain monsters. Buy more powerful wands, hats and robes with magical special effects and abilities. Power through tough encounters and bossfights with health potions, spell scrolls and other magical items. Will you reach the top of the Spellspire, and what will you find?

Buy now and save 15% – Limited Time Offer.

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Xbox Live's Major Nelson

Larry Hryb, Xbox Live's Major Nelson

Introducing “Mixer”

Matt Salsamendi, Co-founder and Mixer Engineering Lead, discusses Mixer – the next generation live game streaming service.

Hello! I’m Matt, one of the co-founders of Mixer and engineering lead on the platform at Microsoft.  Huge welcome to all of you new visitors who are checking out Mixer today for the very first time.  We think we have something pretty special here, and are excited to share it with you.

Those of you who are already a part of our community….you’ve probably...

Xbox Live's Major Nelson

Larry Hryb, Xbox Live's Major Nelson

ACA NEOGEO World Heroes 2 Is Now Available For Xbox One

Content: ACA NEOGEO World Heroes 2
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Game Description: WORLD HEROES 2 is a fighting game released by SNK in 1993. Players are able to take part in epic battles between 14 historic figures such as Hanzo Hattori and Jeanne. Players can enjoy numerous battle strategies via the simple but deep game system featuring mechanics such as “Throw Back” and “Projectile Bounce Back”.

Purchase ACA NEOGEO World Heroes 2 for Xbox One from the Xbox...

Xbox Live's Major Nelson

Larry Hryb, Xbox Live's Major Nelson

Xbox Live Games With Gold For June 2017

For the month of June, Xbox Live Gold members will receive four new free games – two on Xbox One and two on Xbox 360 – as part of the Games with Gold program. You can play both Xbox 360 titles on your Xbox One with Backward Compatibility.

On Xbox One, Xbox Live Gold members can download SpeedRunners ($14.99 ERP) for free during the month of June. Watch_Dogs ($29.99 ERP) will be available as a free download from June 16th to July 15th. Additionally, to celebrate the new release of...

Xbox Live's Major Nelson

Larry Hryb, Xbox Live's Major Nelson

Gwent: The Witcher Card Game Is Now Available In Xbox Game Preview

Content: Gwent: The Witcher Card Game
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Game Description: This game is a work in progress. It may or may not change over time or release as a final product. Download only if you are comfortable with the current state of the unfinished game.

GWENT IS FREE TO PLAY NOW! From the home of The Witcher, developer CD PROJEKT RED, comes a different type of collectible card game. Based on skill rather than luck, GWENT gives you command of highly customizable...

Xbox Live's Major Nelson

Larry Hryb, Xbox Live's Major Nelson

Hello Neighbor Is Now Available For Digital Pre-order And Pre-download On Xbox One

Content: Hello Neighbor
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Game Description: You may pre-download this game, but it will not be playable until release date (08/28/2017 – 9:00 PM).

Hello Neighbor is a stealth horror game about sneaking into your neighbor’s house to figure out what horrible secrets he’s hiding in the basement. You play against an advanced AI that learns from your every move. Really enjoying climbing through that backyard window? Expect a bear...

Xbox Live's Major Nelson

Larry Hryb, Xbox Live's Major Nelson

Xbox Game Pass Launches June 1 With 100+ Games; Early Access For Gold Members Starts Today

Earlier this year, we announced Xbox Game Pass, a new digital gaming subscription service that gives you unlimited access to over 100 Xbox One and Backward Compatible Xbox 360 games for $9.99 USD per month. To ensure Xbox Game Pass provides the best experience possible for gamers, we rolled the service out first to the Xbox Insider Program, with a limited number of titles to test the features. Thanks to the positive feedback we received from the community, we’re thrilled to launch Xbox...

Xbox Live's Major Nelson

Larry Hryb, Xbox Live's Major Nelson

Agents Of Mayhem – Preorder Bundle Is Now Available For Digital Pre-order And Pre-download On Xbox One

Content: Agents of Mayhem – Preorder Bundle
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Game Description: You may pre-download this game, but it will not be playable until release date (08/14/2017 – 9:00 PM).

Agents of MAYHEM is the latest open-world, third-person action game from the creators of the Saints Row franchise! In Agents of MAYHEM, you run a no-holds barred operation against a shadowy super-villain organization known only as LEGION and their mysterious...

Xbox Live's Major Nelson

Larry Hryb, Xbox Live's Major Nelson

The Town Of Light Is Now Available For Digital Pre-order And Pre-download On Xbox One

Content: The Town of Light
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Game Description: You may pre-download this game, but it will not be playable until release date (06/5/2017 – 5:00 PM).

Based on extensive research and inspired by real events, The Town of Light is a first-person psychological story adventure game set in the Volterra Psychiatric Asylum, based in Tuscany, Italy. Play through the eyes of Renée, a 16-year-old girl who suffers from the symptoms of...

Xbox Live's Major Nelson

Larry Hryb, Xbox Live's Major Nelson

ZAZEN Is Now Available For Digital Pre-order And Pre-download On Xbox One

Content: ZAZEN
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Game Description: You may pre-download this game, but it will not be playable until release date (06/06/2017 – 5:00 PM).

Do you sometimes feel distracted, pressed and fidgety, and have negative feeling in your mind in your daily life, work, and relationship? That’s when you practice zen meditation. Kinect reads your skeleton and supports the correct zen meditation. Also, Your image is displayed in a beautiful...

Xbox Live's Major Nelson

Larry Hryb, Xbox Live's Major Nelson

Unit 4 Is Now Available For Xbox One

Content: Unit 4
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Game Description: An evil alien army has stolen the sacred artifact of our heroes tribe while invading their home planet. Similar reports are coming from other planets and the solar system will decay without the power of these artifacts. Our heroes will begin an epic journey to uncover the truth behind this invasion.  Experience the ultimate old-school platforming mayhem: perform impossible tricks, play with your friends...

Xbox Live's Major Nelson

Larry Hryb, Xbox Live's Major Nelson

Embers Of Mirrim Is Now Available For Xbox One

Content: Embers of Mirrim
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Game Description: A stylish character with twice the personality: Mirrim has the ability to split into two playable forms, called embers. The Light and Dark embers are independently controlled by the left and right control sticks and offer new ways to solve puzzles, overcome obstacles and traverse through the world.

Buy now and save 10% – Limited Time Offer.

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Xbox Live's Major Nelson

Larry Hryb, Xbox Live's Major Nelson

Tour de France 2017 Is Now Available For Digital Pre-order And Pre-download On Xbox One

Content: Tour de France 2017
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Game Description: You may pre-download this game, but it will not be playable until release date (06/14/2017 – 9:00 PM).

Experience all the passion of Le Tour de France and conquer the coveted yellow jersey! Play as the greatest riders on the gorgeous roads of La Grande Boucle: attack, give orders to your teammates, choose the best trajectory, manage your stamina and make the right decisions to...

Xbox Live's Major Nelson

Larry Hryb, Xbox Live's Major Nelson

Overwatch Game of the Year Edition Is Now Available For Xbox One

Content: Overwatch Game of the Year Edition
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Game Description: Get the game that’s won more than 100 Game of the Year Awards! Clash on the battlefields of tomorrow and choose your hero from a diverse cast of soldiers, scientists, adventurers, and oddities. Bend time, defy physics, and unleash a dizzying array of extraordinary powers and weapons. Engage your enemies in iconic locations from around the globe in the ultimate team-based...

Xbox Live's Major Nelson

Larry Hryb, Xbox Live's Major Nelson

This Week’s Deals With Gold And Spotlight Sale + Microsoft Publisher Sale

Here are this week’s games and add-on deals on the Xbox Games Store. Discounts are valid now through 29 May 2017.

    

Xbox One Deals Battlefield 1 Ultimate Edition* Xbox One Game 50% DWG Mafia III* Xbox One Game 50% DWG Battlefield 1 – Titanfall 2 Deluxe Bundle* Xbox One Game 50% DWG Titanfall 2 Deluxe Edition* Xbox One Game 50% DWG The Escapists: Supermax Edition* Xbox One Game 75% DWG Rise & Shine* Xbox One Game 40% DWG Starpoint Gemini 2* Xbox One Game 50% DWG Silence – The...

Xbox Live's Major Nelson

Larry Hryb, Xbox Live's Major Nelson

Portal Knights Is Now Available For Xbox One

Content: Portal Knights
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Game Description: Take down the evil that has invaded the worlds of Portal Knights in this action-RPG sandbox game! Travel between randomly generated worlds and meet new characters. Level up your character and battle monsters unleashed by The Fracture. Explore each world and mine resources required to craft unique and powerful items. Rebuild the worlds in ever-changing landscapes. Restore peace to the world by...

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