This Week on Xbox: August 17, 2018

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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!

Inside Xbox is Live from gamescom on Tuesday, August 21
Inside Xbox kicks off one of the world’s largest video game shows with a live broadcast direct from Cologne, Germany on Tuesday, August 21 at 7:30 a.m. PDT/10:30 a.m. EDT on Mixer, Twitch, YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter. Our gamescom content will include the latest on Forza Horizon 4, Sea of Thieves… Read more

Watch an Exclusive Clip from The Walking Dead: The Final Season, Episode 1 Available Now on Xbox One
It’s a bittersweet day here at Telltale. The final chapter in Clementine’s journey has officially begun. Episode One of The Walking Dead: The Final Season is now available on Xbox One which means we’re one step closer to bringing a beloved character’s six-year arc to a close. But before we go, we get to see an empowered… Read more

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What’s New with Xbox Customer Support
Team Xbox is always working to bring you great games, enhanced capabilities, and new ways to play and connect with your friends. As a support team, we want to provide fast and effective help whenever you need it and in the form that works best for you. We’re bringing you new features and new ways to connect… Read more

Inside Xbox One X Enhanced: Shadow of the Tomb Raider
Many of gaming’s most compelling stories come from those who’ve helped to create our favorite Xbox One games. In our Inside Xbox One X Enhanced series, these creators will share the behind-the-scenes accounts of the work involved in enhancing these epic games for Xbox One X, how they’ve helped chart the course… Read more

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See Maps and Multiplayer in Action in New Battlefield V Trailer
We’re only weeks away from the Battlefield V open beta, and the latest trailer shows the four debuting maps set early in World War II. The trailer’s packed with shots of heated battles showcasing improvements of game mechanics central to the Battlefield franchise, like chaotic 64-player battles, supreme destruction, and… Read more

Defuse a Bomb with Your Friends in Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes
We’re super proud to have launched Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes on Xbox One today! Defusing bombs isn’t something that can be done solo though, so I wanted to give you a rundown of what to expect. You’re going to need to cooperate with your friends to solve these perplexing puzzles before time runs out… Read more

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Add Something New to Your Xbox Controller Collection
Keep your controller collection as current as your Xbox Game Pass membership. Today, there are two new Xbox controller options to choose from: the Xbox Wireless Controller – Phantom Black Special Edition and the Xbox Wireless Controller – Grey/Blue. The Phantom Black Special Edition will ship to retailers… Read more

Graveyard Keeper Digs Itself up on Xbox One and Xbox Game Pass
Graveyard Keeper is a game about choices, dark humor, and making profit from bodies of fallen RPG heroes, and is available beginning later today on Xbox One and Xbox Game Pass. Over two years ago we were coming off the launch of Punch Club and brainstorming random ideas for what a next game could be… Read more

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Call of Cthulhu’s Creeping Terror Coming to Xbox One October 30
Horror comes in many forms. The sudden strike of the hammer, the slow drip of a blood-soaked corridor, the crunch of a monstrous creature feasting on bones. Each evokes their own emotion, their own feeling. What we’re most proud of in Call of Cthulhu is our atmosphere and the creeping sense of dread we chose to evoke… Read more

The Two Sides of Space Hulk: Tactics, Coming Soon to Xbox One
Warhammer 40,000 returns to Xbox One with Space Hulk: Tactics, an enhanced adaption of the classic turn-based strategy board game, coming October 9, and now available for pre-order on the Microsoft Store. In Space Hulk: Tactics, Marine Terminators face off against merciless alien Genestealers in the tight confines of a space hulk… Read more

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Rainbow Six Siege Free Weekend Starts Tomorrow for Xbox Live Gold Members
With more than 35 million players, the Rainbow Six Siege community is growing bigger by the day. If you haven’t yet experienced the tense, tactical gameplay of Siege, you’re in luck. All Xbox Live Gold members will be able to try out the full Rainbow Six Siege experience for free beginning Thursday, August 16… Read more

Turning the Metal up to 11 in Coffee Crisis, Available Now on Xbox One
Hello, Xbox fans! We’re excited to bring Coffee Crisis, our neo-rogue brawler to the Xbox One today. I wanted to introduce the game and explain what makes this dark brew of beat ’em up action so incredibly metal. Right out of the gate, Coffee Crisis hits players with a hard and heavy plot. An evil, deep space race of aliens… Read more

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Tips and Tricks for Wailing Heights, Available Now on Xbox One
Wailing Heights, a body-hopping adventure game that lets you sing your soul into hand-drawn hipster vampires, vegan werewolves and soul-singing zombies is now available on Xbox One. The puzzles are inspired by classic adventure games such as Monkey Island, Broken Sword and the more recent Thimbleweed Park… Read more

10 Insider Tips for Airheart’s Colorful Airplane World Above the Clouds
In Airheart, your goal is to get to the top of the skies and catch the legendary skywhale. To succeed, you’ll need to battle pirates and drones, catch lots of fish and most importantly: stay alive! You play as Amelia, a young pilot, and fisherwoman wishing to reach the edge of the world and make the big catch… Read more

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Road Redemption Coming Soon to Xbox One
With Road Redemption, we focused on making sure its gameplay is immediately satisfying, while still offering depth and rewards for those who spend time to master its systems. We believe this should be the goal of all action game developers. Within the first five minutes of launching the game, you’ll be knocking opponents… Read more

Getting Started in MUT with Madden NFL 19
Madden season is here and it’s time to get your stick skills in game shape and start dominating those intense head-to-head match-ups. Madden NFL 19 brings the digital NFL experience to a new level. Whether you’re a returning player or this is your first season, there’s tons to dive into. You want to build your NFL dream team… Read more


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