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The Hosts
Larry Hryb, Xbox LIVE's Major Nelson Host Xbox Live Twitter
Rubes Co-Host Xbox Live Twitter
The Guests
Aaron Greenberg Xbox Marketing
Martin Sahlin Unravel 25:53 - 43:16
Fasahat Salim "Fas",Homefront Closed Beta Homefront Closed Beta 43:17-1:04:55
Jeremy Dunham Rocket League 1:04:56 - 1:15:28
Mention Links
Everything you need to know about Quantum Break's pre-order bonuses
Quantum Break's Cemetery Trailer
Preorder Quantum Break here digital here
Sign up for Homefront The Revolution Closed Beta

This Week On Xbox – February 12, 2016

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

Remember, you can watch the interactive version of This Week on Xbox from the Community section of the New Xbox One Experience dashboard in Canada, the UK and the US or at the Xbox YouTube channel (This Week on Xbox Playlist).

Leave a comment below or hit me up on Twitter and let me know what you think of the show.

Content: In Space We Brawl: Full Arsenal Edition
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Game Description: In Space We Brawl is a frantic couch twin-stick shooter in which you challenge friends in fast-paced space battles for up to 4 players. Choose a spaceship and a weapon: there are more than 240 available combinations! Will you humiliate your friends with a fast ship? Or will you choose shields and armor instead? Prove your skill with laser cannons and plasma swords, flame launchers, guided missiles… Don’t be afraid to experiment! With its single player missions, the Academy will turn you into a true ace. 8 different areas of the galaxy await, each with its own dangers: black holes, exploding asteroids, even alien nests! The local multiplayer of In Space We Brawl is both exciting and unforgiving. Play in a free for all or in teams, you can even put a bounty on your rivals’ heads! Are you ready to brawl?

Xbox Live Gold Members – Buy now and save 25% (Limited Time Offer).

Purchase In Space We Brawl: Full Arsenal Edition for Xbox One from the Xbox Games Store

Product Info:
Developer: Forge Reply SRL
Publisher: Forge Reply SRL
Website: In Space We Brawl: Full Arsenal Edition
Twitter: @InSpaceWeBrawl

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D/Generation HD Is Now Available For Xbox One

Content: D/Generation HD
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Game Description: In the near future, a company called Genoq has developed a range of bioweapons that have escaped into the company’s headquarters. Your character is a jetpack courier that has to deliver an important package to Genoq’s leading researcher, Derrida, and is oblivious to the danger until the doors lock behind him. He has to fight his way through ten floors of grenade turrets, electrified panels, laser fences and all the mutant bioweapons to deliver his package and find out how to escape. D/Generation was an immensely popular isometric puzzle game written in 1991 by Robert Cook for PC/DOS and ported by John Jones-Steele to Windows and Amiga/CD32. D/Generation HD has been recreated from the original source code and contains all the original features and puzzles but in glorious HD graphics.

Purchase D/Generation HD for Xbox One from the Xbox Games Store

Product Info:
Developer: West Coast Software Limited
Publisher: West Coast Software Limited
Website: D/Generation HD
Twitter: @WestCoastSoft

Content: Q*bert REBOOTED: The XBOX One @!#?@! Edition
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Game Description: One of the most critically acclaimed and commercially successful arcade games of the 1980s is back in its Classic pixel perfect 2D form, and a re-imagined Rebooted version with state of the art 3D game-play and graphics that remain faithful to the original concept. Both versions are exciting twitch games requiring keen puzzle solving skills and logic. Exclusive to Xbox One: enhanced gameplay, 5 new playable characters, and an all-new soundtrack from EDM superstar EnV!

Buy now and save 25% (Limited Time Offer).

Purchase Q*bert REBOOTED: The XBOX One @!#?@! Edition for Xbox One from the Xbox Games Store

Product Info:
Developer: GPC Games
Publisher: LOOT Interactive, LLC
Website: Q*bert REBOOTED: The XBOX One @!#?@! Edition
Twitter: @LOOTInteractive

Content: Rocket League
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Game Description: XBOX ONE GAME EXPECTED TO RELEASE ON 2/17/2016. YOU MAY DOWNLOAD THE GAME FROM XBOX LIVE BEFORE THEN, BUT IT WILL NOT BE PLAYABLE UNTIL 12:01 AM PST / 3:01 AM EST ON THE RELEASE DATE.

Soccer meets driving once again in the award-winning, physics-based multiplayer-focused sequel to Supersonic Acrobatic Rocket-Powered Battle-Cars! Choose a variety of high-flying vehicles equipped with huge rocket boosters to score amazing aerial goals and pull off incredible, game-changing saves!

The Xbox One version of Rocket League includes: All “Game of the Year Edition” content, which packs every item from the previously-released DLC Packs, “Supersonic Fury, Revenge of the Battle-Cars,” and “Chaos Run” into a single package + 2 Xbox One Exclusives (The Halo “HogSticker,” an alternate version of the Warthog, and the Gears of War “Armadillo”).

The holidays may be over, but the bundles with the greatest games and experiences you want most just keep coming. Today, we’re excited to unveil the Xbox One Special Edition Quantum Break Bundle featuring a 500GB Cirrus White console and matching wireless controller, a full-game download of Quantum Break and a full-game download of Alan Wake as well as The Signal and The Writer DLC content, playable soon on Xbox One via Backward Compatibility.

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The Xbox One Special Edition Quantum Break Bundle will be available for $349 USD ERP at participating global retailers, including Microsoft stores, starting March 29. Experience time-amplified action and a suspenseful storyline in Quantum Break, where time is your greatest weapon and the choices you make impact the gripping live action show.

The Xbox One Quantum Break Bundle will also be available with standard black hardware in most regions worldwide starting March 29. As always, bundle availability and pricing varies by region, so please check with your local retailer for more information. More details on Quantum Break can be found here.

Here at Xbox, we’re always looking for opportunities to offer choice and fantastic value to our fans and are excited to bring you more games in the greatest games lineup in Xbox history in 2016. Be sure to also check out the latest bundles, including the Xbox One Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege Bundle, Xbox One Tom Clancy’s The Division Bundle and Xbox One 500GB Name Your Game Bundle.

Content: Quantum Break
Check pre-order price and availability in your Xbox LIVE region

Game Description: XBOX ONE GAME EXPECTED TO RELEASE ON 4/5/2016. YOU MAY DOWNLOAD THE GAME FROM XBOX LIVE BEFORE THEN, BUT IT WILL NOT BE PLAYABLE UNTIL 12:01 AM PST / 3:01 AM EST ON THE RELEASE DATE.

In the aftermath of a split second of destruction that fractures time itself, two people find they have changed and gained extraordinary abilities. One of them travels through time and becomes hell-bent on controlling this power. The other uses these new abilities to attempt to defeat him – and fix time before it tears itself irreparably apart. Both face overwhelming odds and make dramatic choices that will determine the shape of the future.

Quantum Break is a unique experience; one part hard-hitting video game, one part thrilling live action show, featuring a stellar cast, including Shawn Ashmore as the hero Jack Joyce, Aidan Gillen as his nemesis Paul Serene and Dominic Monaghan as Jack’s genius brother William. Quantum Break is full of the vivid storytelling, rich characters and dramatic twists Remedy Entertainment are renowned for. Your choices in-game will affect the outcome of this fast-paced fusion between game and show giving the player a completely unique entertainment experience.

 

NOTE: Pre-order Quantum Break and receive Alan Wake’s American Nightmare, the Xbox 360 game playable on Xbox One.

Quantum Break also includes full game download of Alan Wake, the Xbox 360 game that will be playable on Xbox One with backward compatibility, as well as The Signal and The Writer add-ons. The code for these items will be delivered to your Xbox Message center within 7-10 days of Quantum Break’s release.

Pre-Order Quantum Break for Xbox One to Receive the Windows 10 Version at No Additional Cost. For more details about the Windows 10 version of Quantum Break, including minimum and recommend hardware specs, please visit the official website.

Homefront: The Revolution is coming to Xbox One on 17 May and starting tomorrow a number of Xbox One players will get to experience The Revolution first hand with the launch of the closed beta.

Homefront: The Revolution Closed Beta will run from 11-14 Feb. Servers go online this Thursday at 7 PM GMT (8 PM CET, 2 PM EST, 11 AM PST).

Sign into Deep Silver’s Homefront website and get your Xbox One Closed Beta code.

Philadelphia – once the birthplace of Independence – has become a ghetto, where surveillance drones and armoured patrols keep the population at heel, crushing any dissent with savage force. Her once-proud citizens live in a police state, forced to collaborate just to survive, their dreams of freedom long since extinguished. But in the badlands of the Red Zone, in the bombed out streets and abandoned subways, a Resistance is forming. A guerrilla force, determined to fight for their freedoms despite overwhelming odds and ignite the second American Revolution.

Homefront: The Revolution is an open-world first person shooter where you must lead the Resistance movement in guerrilla warfare against a superior military force. A living, breathing, open world responds to your actions – you and your Resistance Cell can inspire a rebellion on the streets and turn Occupation into Revolution, as oppressed civilians take up the fight.

Since this is a closed beta, the only way to gain access is through acquiring an Xbox One Beta Token; Deep Silver and Xbox have been running a number of promotions over the past few weeks and I will be giving some away on my social media channels, but your best chance of getting a Beta Token and staying informed of developments is by registering on the official Homefront website.