Time-Twisting, Abstract Platformer Tyd wag vir Niemand Available Now on Xbox One and Windows 10

Hi everyone! My friend Alexander Ehlers and I made a little time-manipulating, first-person, platform game called Tyd wag vir Niemand and we are proud to announce that it is now available on both Xbox One and Windows 10 with Xbox Play Anywhere support. We wanted to give you all an abstract adventure that will take you to another dimension, and that we hope gives you a fresh take on first-person platform games. We just really like trippy environments; they always feel so satisfying to explore and we’re pretty sure you’ll agree. Tyd wag vir Niemand is set in a future… …

Time-Twisting, Abstract Platformer Tyd wag vir Niemand Available Now on Xbox One and Windows 10

GDC 2019: The Women in Gaming Rally 2019 Recap 

Game Developer’s Conference (GDC) is always an exciting time of year for game developers and the week is already picking up steam. On Tuesday afternoon team Xbox hosted the 19th Annual Women in Gaming Rally in partnership with Activision, Facebook Gaming, Ubisoft, Unity, Women in Gaming International, and YouTube. It was an honor to collaborate with so many great companies who are committed to diversity, and creating a space where women from across the industry could come together and celebrate their role in the gaming industry. Held at the Terra Gallery in San Francisco, we welcomed over 600 industry professionals to engage in how… …

GDC 2019: The Women in Gaming Rally 2019 Recap 

GDC: Evolving the [email protected] Program for Developers with Xbox Game Pass and Xbox Live

The Game Developers Conference is here again and I’m hecka stoked to join the [email protected] team in our annual trip to the San Francisco Bay Area. GDC is an amazing time to highlight new games, catch-up with other developers and friends in the industry and listen to their feedback to continue driving innovation forward for Xbox. 2018 was a fantastic year for developers in the [email protected] program and we can’t be more excited to share what we have planned for 2019 with our fans in the coming days and months. Nearly 400 titles were released through the program last year,… …

GDC: Evolving the ID@Xbox Program for Developers with Xbox Game Pass and Xbox Live

Sharpen Your Cues and Get Ready for Snooker 19, Launching April 19 on Xbox One

Can you believe it’s been almost a decade since there was an official World Snooker game? Games have advanced a lot in that time and we’ve been itching to bring snooker back for this generation, harnessing the full power of Xbox One and enhanced for Xbox One X to make it bigger and better than ever! We’re really proud to be bringing snooker back to the fans this year with Snooker 19 and today I have the honour of sharing the the very first gameplay trailer with you, which shows a taste of what you can expect from the sport… …

Sharpen Your Cues and Get Ready for Snooker 19, Launching April 19 on Xbox One

New Preview Alpha and Beta Ring 1904 Build 3/15/19

Starting at 2:00 p.m. PST today, members of the Xbox One Preview Alpha and Preview Beta Rings will begin receiving the latest 1904 Xbox One system update (19H1_RELEASE_XBOX_DEV_1904\18357.2000.190312-1920). Read on for more about the new features, fixes and known issues in the latest 1904 system update.   DETAILS: OS version released: 19H1_RELEASE_XBOX_DEV_1904\18357.2000.190312-1920 Available: 2:00PM PDT 3/15/19 Mandatory Date/Time: 3:00 AM PDT 3/16/19   New Features: A complete feature list for 1904 is published here https://news.xbox.com/en-us/2019/02/21/new-features-rolling-out-to-xbox-insiders-this-spring/   Fixes: My Games and Apps We have resolved an issue in which users had multiple games and apps failing to launch with no error… …

New Preview Alpha and Beta Ring 1904 Build 3/15/19

Help Us Rename “Feature Friday” via the Xbox Idea Hub

Here in the Xbox Insider section of the Wire, we make a point of calling out Xbox Insider participation as an important part of successfully launching features, updates, and games on Xbox and PC.  Xbox Ideas is a part of this success, enabling our community to make contributions that improve all aspects of the Xbox experience by sharing their ideas.  In the spirit of building a better Xbox experience together, we’re inviting you to help test an additional space for Xbox Idea Drives. We’ve recently created a space within the r/XboxInsiders subreddit called the Xbox Idea Hub.  The Xbox Idea… …

Help Us Rename “Feature Friday” via the Xbox Idea Hub

New Preview Alpha Skip Ahead Ring 1910 Build 3/15/19

Starting at 2:00 p.m. PST today, members of the Xbox One Preview Alpha Skip Ahead Ring will begin receiving the latest 1910 Xbox One system update (19H1_RELEASE_XBOX_DEV_19H2HOLD_1910\18356.7001.190312-1920). This build has the same features and fixes as 1904 however we need valuable core recovery coverage and feedback as we skip ahead.   DETAILS: OS version released: 19H1_RELEASE_XBOX_DEV_19H2HOLD_1910\18356.7001.190312-1920 Available: 2:00PM PST 3/15/19 Mandatory Date/Time: 3:00 AM PST 3/16/19   Fixes:   Audio We have fixed the issues of No Audio heard or stuttering audio from the system and games/apps. We have resolved the issue in which users with Dolby Atmos setups may… …

New Preview Alpha Skip Ahead Ring 1910 Build 3/15/19

Bomber Crew: American Edition Takes Off on Xbox One Today

Hello, Xbox fans! We’re proud to announce that Bomber Crew: American Bundle and Bomber Crew: USAAF DLC is now available on Xbox One. For those who may not have had the chance to check it out, Bomber Crew is a strategy simulation game where you control every aspect of a WWII bomber; you tag enemy fighters, you manage the oxygen supplies of your crew, you choose whether to dive or climb higher to avoid enemy fire, you mark your objectives and most importantly, push the big red button that says Drop Bombs! You name it you control it in this… …

Bomber Crew: American Edition Takes Off on Xbox One Today

Inside Xbox March Episode News Recap

Today, on our March episode of Inside Xbox, we made a big announcement about one of the world’s most popular games coming to Xbox Game Pass, revealed some major news regarding Halo: The Master Chief Collection, unveiled some of our plans for E3 2019, introduced a gorgeous new controller, shared info on new modes coming to State of Decay 2, and much more. For a full recap, read on below or watch the replay of Inside Xbox episode above when the VOD is available. Minecraft is Coming Soon to Xbox Game Pass Beginning April 4, Xbox Game Pass members can… …

Inside Xbox March Episode News Recap

Base Building ARPG The Riftbreaker Coming Soon to Xbox One

Hello, Xbox fans! It is my greatest pleasure to announce that The Riftbreaker will come to Xbox One! It is a base building survival game with action RPG elements in which you play the role of captain Ashley S. Nowak, an elite scientist/commando who travels to distant worlds inside an advanced Mecha-Suit. The rift through which you travel is a one-way portal, so as soon as you land on planet Galatea 37 you are on your own. Ashley’s task is to build a base that will support a two-way portal back to Earth. Powering such a big rift is going… …

Base Building ARPG The Riftbreaker Coming Soon to Xbox One

New Preview Alpha and Beta Ring 1904 Build 3/9/19

Starting at 2:00 p.m. PST today, members of the Xbox One Preview Alpha and Preview Beta Rings will begin receiving the latest 1904 Xbox One system update (19H1_RELEASE_XBOX_DEV_1904\18352.2003.190306-1930). Read on for more about the new features, fixes and known issues in the latest 1904 system update. DETAILS: OS version released: 19H1_RELEASE_XBOX_DEV_1904\18352.2003.190306-1930 Available: 2:00PM PST 3/9/19 Mandatory Date/Time: 3:00 AM PST 3/10/19 New Features: A complete feature list for 1904 is published here. Fixes: Sign-on We have resolved a sign in issues with UI and Images with consoles that had more than 10 profiles installed that made it difficult for users… …

New Preview Alpha and Beta Ring 1904 Build 3/9/19

R.B.I. Baseball 19 is Available Now on Xbox One

R.B.I. Baseball 19 released Tuesday – earlier than ever before – providing Xbox One baseball fans around the world a fun, fast-paced, authentic Major League Baseball experience several weeks before Opening Day. Players can play as their favorite MLB team, hit dingers in every MLB ballpark, win the World Series and compete against your favorite Player 2 in local or online multiplayer mode. Curious to see what the latest installment looks like? Watch the brand new gameplay trailer above featuring “We Can Do This All Day” by Banzai. In this year’s edition of R.B.I. Baseball, fans can expect more MLB… …

R.B.I. Baseball 19 is Available Now on Xbox One

The History of Devil May Cry

With today’s release of Devil May Cry 5 for Xbox One, we thought it would be the perfect time to take a look back at the history of this groundbreaking stylish action series. It’s been 18 years since we were first introduced to Dante, and our hero has been on quite a ride over the years. Released way back in 2001, the original Devil May Cry told the story of Dante and his battle against the Prince of Darkness, Mundus. As the Son of Sparda, Dante was able to use the power of his demonic heritage to defeat Mundus, and… …

The History of Devil May Cry

Get Ready for an All-New Inside Xbox on March 12

Inside Xbox is back on Tuesday, March 12, at 2 p.m. PT / 5 p.m. ET with even more exclusive news, content, interviews and footage you won’t see anywhere else! We’ll have some exciting news involving Halo: The Master Chief Collection! The hourlong episode will also feature DayZ, One Piece World Seeker and of course, Xbox Game Pass! Of course, there’s much more that we can’t reveal just yet, so be sure to tune in live on Mixer, Twitch, YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter on Tuesday, March 12th at 2 p.m PT / 5 p.m. ET. …

Get Ready for an All-New Inside Xbox on March 12

From a Basic Shack to a Complex Fortress, Homestead Continues to Evolve ARK’s Way of Life

Building and taming in ARK: Survival Evolved are some of its most well-loved features. Today, we are thrilled to make building and taming an even more creative experience by bringing the Homestead update to Xbox players! Homestead is a free update to ARK that vastly improves pre-existing structures and their placement options, as well as offering a myriad of additional pieces to utilize in any way your imagination can conjur. Triangle floors, half walls, angled pieces and much more provides players a whole other level in creative potential. Every building made from beginning to end can now look as unique… …

From a Basic Shack to a Complex Fortress, Homestead Continues to Evolve ARK’s Way of Life

The best games for Xbox One

A series of missteps put Microsoft in second place before the Xbox One even came out. While it's likely to remain there until the next generation begins, there are a lot of people out there who have never experienced what the console has to offer. Wi… …

The best games for Xbox One

Fear the Rats in A Plague Tale: Innocence, Pre-order Today on Xbox One

Bringing together a deep narrative and an incredible rendition of war-torn, plague-ridden 14th century France, A Plague Tale: Innocence tells the grim tale of young Amicia and her little brother Hugo in a third-person adventure through medieval times. Today we are celebrating the launch of pre-orders on Xbox One so please pick it up and experience our new, original IP in just a few months – we hope that you will enjoy the journey as much as we enjoyed crafting it. This first solo effort is a project very close to our heart at Asobo Studio, telling the story of… …

Fear the Rats in A Plague Tale: Innocence, Pre-order Today on Xbox One

New Preview Delta and Omega Rings 1902 build 3/2/19

Starting at 6:30 p.m. PST today, members of the Xbox One Preview Delta & Omega Rings will begin receiving the latest 1902 Xbox One system update (RS5_RELEASE_XBOX_DEV_1902\17763.4086.190302-0015).  Read on for more about the fixes in the latest 1902 system update. DETAILS: OS version released: RS5_RELEASE_XBOX_DEV_1902\17763.4086.190302-0015 Available: 6:30PM PST 3/2/19 Mandatory Date/Time: 3:00 AM PST 3/3/19 New Features: 1902 is a bug fix only release. Fixes:   System: System reliability fixes. Known Issues:   Profile Color Sometimes users may encounter the incorrect Profile color when powering on the console. …

New Preview Delta and Omega Rings 1902 build 3/2/19

Everything You Need to Know About This Weekend’s Tom Clancy’s The Division 2 Open Beta

Tom Clancy’s The Division 2 is one of the year’s most anticipated games, and the more we see of the upcoming action-packed RPG, the more excited I am to play through it. I recently had the chance to spend a good chunk of quality time with the new-and-improved Dark Zone offerings, and while they were a ton of fun, I had a hankering for a taste of the looter shooter’s main campaign. Thankfully, those desires were fulfilled when I spent the better part of a day at an event in San Francisco a couple weeks ago getting my hands on a… …

Everything You Need to Know About This Weekend’s Tom Clancy’s The Division 2 Open Beta

Make photos into spreadsheets with the latest Excel beta on Android

Back in September, Microsoft teased an interesting new feature at its annual Ignite conference: Insert Data from Picture — a combination of OCR (optical character recognition) and AI (unicorn dust) that promises to convert pesky printed material into rows of editable Excel data (the office format of champions). Beta users of Excel for Android were supposed to get the feature “soon,” which turned out to be five months later — it’s now live, and works pretty well for a first iteration. Read MoreMake photos into spreadsheets with the latest Excel beta on Android was written by the awesome team at Android…

Make photos into spreadsheets with the latest Excel beta on Android