• Microsoft and Unity Partner to Empower Digital Creators, 3D Artists, and Game Developers Globally August 8, 2022
    Announced earlier today on the official Microsoft Blog, Unity has selected Azure as its cloud partner for building and operating real-time 3D (RT3D) experiences from the Unity engine. By giving creators easy access to RT3D simulation tools and the ability to create digital twins of real-world places and objects, Unity is offering creators an easy […]
  • This Week on Xbox: New Games, Upcoming Releases and Updates August 5, 2022
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  • benny blanco, BTS, and Snoop Dogg Reveal First-Ever Xbox Singing Controller August 5, 2022
    Xbox has partnered with Interscope Records, renowned record producer, DJ, and songwriter benny blanco, Jin, Jimin, V and Jung Kook of 21st century pop icons BTS, and rapper and actor Snoop Dogg to launch the first ever singing Xbox controller in celebration of their newly released single “Bad Decisions.” The controller, sure to become a […]
    Marcos Waltenberg, Director, Xbox Global Partnerships
  • Next Week on Xbox: August 8 to 12 August 5, 2022
    Welcome to Next Week on Xbox! In this weekly feature we cover all the games coming soon to Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Windows 11, and Game Pass! Get more details on these upcoming games below and click their profiles for further info (release dates subject to change). Let’s jump in! Two Point Campus – […]
  • A New Class Wakes in Phantasy Star Online 2: New Genesis August 4, 2022
    This is not the first time a new class has been introduced to Phantasy Star Online 2: New Genesis (PSO2:NGS) since its launch in June of 2021. The sci-fi-themed action RPG saw the addition of Braver, a bow and katana-wielding powerhouse in August of the same year, followed by Bouncer blasting in on Jet Boots […]
    Pamela Drillien, Community Writer, NGS Team
  • Naraka: Bladepoint’s New Campaign Mode, Showdown, Arrives August 5 August 4, 2022
    As we approach two months since Narkaka: Bladepoint’s explosive launch onto Xbox, a whole new cooperative campaign mode known as Showdown will be arriving in-game on August 5, available to all players on Xbox Series X|S, Windows 10/11 PC, and with Game Pass as a free update. Taking the exhilarating combat from the popular battle […]
    Raylan Kwan, Marketing Manager, Naraka: Bladepoint
  • Turbo Golf Racing Tees Off Today for Xbox Game Preview and Game Pass August 4, 2022
    Three-and-a-half years ago, three of us here at Hugecalf Studios began working on an epic car-golf game. Since then, our team has grown a little (we’re now 12 strong!) and our game has grown a lot, evolving into an ambitious, ever-expanding, community-centric action racer. That game is Turbo Golf Racing, and I’m delighted to confirm […]
    Jonny Hughes, Director & Producer, Hugecalf Studios
  • Sail as Captains of Adventure in Sea of Thieves Season Seven August 4, 2022
    First unveiled as part of this summer’s Xbox & Bethesda Games Showcase – via a jaunty musical number, no less – the seventh Sea of Thieves Season is here, heralding the arrival of ship Captaincy! As one of the features most anticipated by our community, we’re excited to give players the chance to name their […]
    Joe Neate, Executive Producer, Rare
  • Free Play Days – Far Cry 6, The Serpent Rogue, and Roguebook August 4, 2022
    Get roguish this weekend during Free Play Days. Far Cry 6, The Serpent Rogue, and Roguebook are available this weekend for Xbox Live Gold and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate members to play from Thursday, August 4 at 12:01 a.m. PDT until Sunday, August 7 at 11:59 p.m. PDT. How to Start Playing Find and install […]
    Dan Hickey, Marketing Program Manager, Xbox
  • Raiden IV x Mikado remix is Soaring to Xbox in Early 2023 August 3, 2022
    High-octane action soars onto the scene in Raiden IV x Mikado remix, coming to Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One in early 2023! The core gameplay of this series includes the classic vertical scrolling and top-down aerial combat that the shoot ’em up genre is famous for. However, this title’s arsenal of gameplay modes, remixed […]
    Nicholas Odmark, Media Relations Coordinator
  • Meet Your Maker: Designing Destruction in Behaviour Interactive’s New Building-and-Raiding Game August 3, 2022
    Behaviour Interactive’s Meet Your Maker is a new first-person building-and-raiding game set in a dark post-apocalyptic future. In this dying world, players take on the role of the Custodian, servant to the Chimera: a living experiment created as a last resort to save life on Earth. To help the Chimera evolve, you’ll need to provide […]
    Justin Fragapane, Lead Content Strategist, Behaviour Interactive
  • South of the Circle, a Narrative Drama About Love and Promises, Comes to Xbox August 3, 2022
    South of the Circle tells a cinematic story of survival, hope, and love. A story about those beautiful moments in life we have that are worth keeping, and worth making big promises. But we also deal with the big question — how power and politics affect people and how they can lead to disaster? And […]
    Luke Whittaker, Director, State of Play
  • The Sims 4 High School Years Expansion Pack is Here August 2, 2022
    Welcome to an exciting school year at Copperdale High! Copperdale is an ideal place to realize your high school dreams, explore your identity, and test boundaries as you make friends, experience iconic teenage moments, and grow into the Sim you want to be. Located on the banks of Lake LaSuli, this former mining town features […]
    Tiara Puglisi, Brand Director, The Sims 4
  • Dragon Ball: The Breakers – Frieza Joins the Raider Lineup August 2, 2022
    Coming out of the Dragon Ball: The Breakers release date announcement for October 14, it has been great to see the deep passion of Dragon Ball fans. We also had the chance to witness this fandom in person as we exhibited at San Diego Comic-Con after showcasing Frieza as one of the playable Raiders in […]
    Megan Lam, Digital Marketing Manager
  • Chernobylite is Getting New Free Content Updates Today August 2, 2022
    Chernobylite is receiving free updates today: Ghost Town and Season 1 Blue Flames, accompanied by various bug fixes and improvements. Two paid DLCs with weapon and equipment skins are now available as well. Ghost Town introduces a new map, the infamous Pripyat residential area overtaken by chernobylite crystals. It’s now a ghost town in which […]
    Norbert Litwiński Brand Manager All in! Games S.A. Publisher for Chernobylite