This Week on Xbox brings you all the latest and greatest in Xbox news. This week headlines include the Assassin’s Creed Syndicate Announcement, a breakdown of all the new features in the Destiny add-on, House of Wolves, the release of the May Update for Xbox One and much more.
Ubisoft just released a trailer for Rainbow Six Siege announcing the game will hit stores 13 October.
Selecting one of 20 Operators will be an important choice for all Rainbow Six Siege players. Will you focus on jamming the opposing squad’s communications? Or will you favor the ever-reliable bulletproof barricade? Will a ranged breach launcher be more useful to you than a sledgehammer? Every choice contributes to your team in different ways, and you can discover the possibilities when Rainbow Six Siege hits stores on October 13, 2015.
Catch all the latest news on this game and more at Xbox Wire.
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According to developer Eidos-Montreal, the game directly follows the aftermath of the Aug Incident, a day when mechanically augmented citizens all over the world were stripped of control over their minds and bodies, resulting in the deaths of millions of innocents. The year is now 2029, and the golden era of augmentations is over. Mechanically augmented humans have been deemed outcasts and segregated from the rest of society. Crime and acts of terror serve as a thin veil to cover up an overarching conspiracy aimed at controlling the future of mankind.
Gigantic is an upcoming free-to-play, five-on-five, third-person game from Motiga. At GDC today, Microsoft and Motiga announced the game is releasing later this year for Windows 10 and Xbox One.
Gigantic is team-based – and teams are made up of a range of different characters, who have roles they play in the game’s structure. Many of them were specifically designed with different types of gamers in mind. Gigantic combines a bright aesthetic with a fast-paced shooter feel, and the customization and leveling of an RPG. There’s something for everyone here, with no barriers to entry.
Be sure to check out Xbox Wire’s interview with Motiga’s Vice President of Product Development and Creative Director James Phinney. And for more information about the game, check out the page at Xbox.com.
Kinect Sports Rivals is getting is rapidly approaching, launching Spring 2014. While the focus of the game is in using Xbox One’s Kinect to bring you directly into a variety of sports activities, it also happens to be quite a good looking game.
In this new video, I introduce you to Louise O’Connor, Rare’s art director, who’ll take you on a guided tour of the Kinect Sports Rivals island. Learn the ins-and-outs of the challenges and hazards the island possesses, and get a leg-up on the competition.
Content: Reveal trailer (HD) Price: Free Availability: All Xbox LIVE regions Dash Text: [ESRB: RP (Rating Pending)] Watch the worldwide Reveal trailer! Check out the uncut trailer at www.ModernWarfare2.com. Acclaimed developer Infinity Ward brings you Modern Warfare 2, the sequel to the best-selling shooter of all-time, Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare
Content: Modern Warfare 2 Teaser (HD) Price: Free Availability: All Xbox LIVE regions Dash Text: [ESRB: RP (Rating Pending)] Developer Infinity Ward brings you Modern Warfare 2, the long-awaited sequel to the best-selling shooter of all-time, Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare.
Content: SHIFT Teaser Trailer Price: Free Availability: All Xbox LIVE regions Dash Text: Need for Speed SHIFT: Download the trailer and get a first look at the True Driver’s Experience with Need for Speed SHIFT, in stores September 17, 2009. (Not Rated)