This Week on Xbox: November 16, 2018

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. Be sure to come back every Friday to find out what’s happening This Week on Xbox! Sunset Overdrive Comes to Windows 10 PC and Steam Today Today fans of Insomniac Games and PC gaming have… Continue reading This Week on Xbox: November 16, 2018

Recognizing Your Great Feedback During 1811 and All Year

Hello Xbox Insiders! From the entire Xbox Insider team to you, thank you for everything you do to help make Xbox and the Xbox Insider Program even better. Earlier this week, Team Xbox made the 1811 build available to the public, and we could not have done it without your feedback. Throughout the year, Xbox Insiders across the globe have helped shape exciting new features like Voice Skills, Avatars, and Mouse + Keyboard support. As a way of saying thank you for all you’ve done, we’re awarding 50 XP to Xbox Insiders who have provided actionable feedback that directly helped… Continue reading Recognizing Your Great Feedback During 1811 and All Year

Big Announcements from Hi-Rez Expo and a Free Smite Bundle to Celebrate

The biggest weekend of the year is here for Hi-Rez Studios! We just kicked off our annual Hi-Rez Expo, live from DreamHack Atlanta, featuring the world championships for both our mythological MOBA Smite and our fantasy hero shooter Paladins. I’m thrilled to tell you about our biggest announcements, but first: You can get the new Smite Arena Bundle free on the Microsoft Store for a limited time! With this bundle’s seven gods you’ll be able to turn your foes to stone as Medusa, summon the might of a volcanic eruption as Pele, or resurrect fallen teammates as Khepri, the Dawn… Continue reading Big Announcements from Hi-Rez Expo and a Free Smite Bundle to Celebrate

Personalize an Xbox Design Lab Controller on Your Xbox One Starting Today

The holidays are almost here, and Xbox Design Lab is the perfect gift for yourself or the gamer in your life.  Xbox Design Lab is a customization program that offers over a billion ways to customize your very own Xbox Wireless Controller.  Starting today, you can access the design experience right from your Xbox One dashboard or the Microsoft Store app on your PC. When using either device, we’ve streamlined the design experience so there are fewer clicks between you and your personalized controller. To add to the convenience, the checkout process will auto-populate any information you’ve stored in your… Continue reading Personalize an Xbox Design Lab Controller on Your Xbox One Starting Today

Introducing Emoji8

How can I make machine learning fun and approachable for my non-tech-savvy friends and family? How can I make an app that maximizes the usage of my Windows 10 hardware? How can I test out my craziest facial expressions and get them scored by science? Emoji8, now available for free in the Microsoft Store and open-sourced on GitHub, can answer […]

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State of Decay 2 New Free Zedhunter Update Available Now

Today, to celebrate and thank the 4 million strong State of Decay 2 community, we’re releasing the Zedhunter Update to Xbox Game Pass subscribers and current players for free. Players will get this pack, which adds a wealth of new options and ways to enjoy the game, as part of a content update beginning today – it’s our way of saying thanks to the 4 million of you who have supported our game since launch. At X018 last weekend, we provided some initial details for the Zedhunter Update and how it brings new weapons and gameplay items to your community,… Continue reading State of Decay 2 New Free Zedhunter Update Available Now

Faster, more accessible edge HPC with Avere vFXT for Azure | Azure Friday

Scott Jeschonek joins Azure Friday and Lara Rubbelke to introduce Avere vFXT for Azure, a new Azure Marketplace product with big possibilities for high-performacne computing (HPC) environments. Avere vFXT for Azure solves the core issue of running perf… Continue reading Faster, more accessible edge HPC with Avere vFXT for Azure | Azure Friday

Sunset Overdrive Comes to Windows 10 PC and Steam Today

Today fans of Insomniac Games and PC gaming have reason to celebrate as we announce the release of Sunset Overdrive on Windows 10 and Steam. Sunset Overdrive, the critically-acclaimed Xbox One game that originally launched in 2014, is available today on the Windows Store, Steam, and at participating retailers. OverCharge Delirium XT, the delicious yet mutating energy drink, transforms the Sunset City population into lovable mutants. Actually, less lovable and more thirsty for your demise. This open-world apocalypse is your tactical playground as you zip, grind, and wall-run across Sunset City with an unconventional and over-the-top arsenal. Hyper-agility, unique weapons… Continue reading Sunset Overdrive Comes to Windows 10 PC and Steam Today