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This weekend at TwitchCon, Xbox is partnering with EA to broadcast hours of action packed Battlefield 1 and Titanfall 2 multiplayer gameplay right from the expo floor, and we’ll be joined on stream by some of your favorite Twitch and YouTube personalities. Watch as they squad up against TwitchCon attendees, and keep glued to the screen as you never know when we’ll be giving away Xbox Live Gold, EA Access membership, and Design Lab controller codes live on air.

In addition, make sure to tune in on Saturday at 1pm PDT to get an exclusive look at Battlefield 1’s Single Player gameplay. Eric Holmes, Design Director at DICE, will be on stream to expand on the exciting new content found in the recently released Official Single Player Trailer.

Check out the complete broadcast schedule and anticipated guest list below, and make sure to catch all the action via twitch.tv/xbox.

Broadcast Schedule:

  • Friday: 2 – 5pm Battlefield 1  /  5:30 – 8pm Titanfall 2
  • Saturday: 10am – 1pm Battlefield 1  /  1 – 1:30pm Exclusive Battlefield 1 Single Player Gameplay  /  2 – 5:30pm Titanfall 2
  • Sunday: 10:30am – 1:30pm Titanfall 2  /  2 – 5:30pm Battlefield 1

Guest List Slated to Include:

Alination, BFF – Recon, CodeName_Deus, CreamTV, Darkness429, DooM49, Duxativa, EatMyDiction1, ekolimits, FairlightExcalibur, GameSager, Giggle_Monster, GoldenboyFTW, IncredibleOrb, LEQIGN, LostAiming, Major Nelson, MugsTV, NukemDukem, Oolala87, PanikKontrol, Pansy, Sattelizer, Scarfino, Smokealoke, Sovindictive, Starsnipe, Stodeh, Tactical Pinup, TOMMYRAGE, TwoAngryGamersTV, Westie, Wolv21, Xfactor

One last thing. In addition to the live stream prize giveaways, we’re giving you an opportunity to win four Xbox One S consoles. One winner will take home an Xbox One S (2TB), an Xbox One S Battlefield 1 Special Edition Bundle (1TB), a custom Battlefield 1 Xbox One S (500GB), and a custom Titanfall 2 Xbox One S (500GB). To enter, simply follow @Xbox and RT the Battlefield 1 and Titanfall 2 #XboxSweepstakes Tweets.

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The Xbox One S Battlefield 1 Special Edition Bundle (1TB), features a military green console with matching stand and controller, 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray, High Dynamic Range, and one month of EA Access. It also Includes a full game download of Battlefield 1 Early Enlister Deluxe Edition, which allows you to start playing on October 18, the Hellfighter Pack, Red Baron Pack, and Lawrence of Arabia Pack, as well as five Battlepacks.

The TwitchCon 2016 Sweepstakes runs from tomorrow, September 30th, and will close on October 9th, 2016. No purchase necessary to participate.  Please visit https://rules.xboxpromotions.com/MSTwitchCon16 for full contest details and eligibility requirements.

Content: King’s Quest – Chapter 4: Snow Place Like Home
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Game Description: King’s Quest – Chapter 4: Snow Place Like Home is the fourth of five chapters in the new, critically acclaimed reimagining of the classic King’s Quest game series. In his latest adventure, King Graham recounts his most personal tale yet. When the magic mirror reveals the location of his one-true love, Graham must climb to daring new heights to save his future Queen. But what he encounters there might just send his notions of romance sailing out the window.

King’s Quest – Chapter 1: A Knight to Remember is required to play this content & is sold separately.

If you already own King’s Quest: The Complete Collection or Season Pass, DO NOT repurchase this content here or you will be charged again.

Purchase King’s Quest – Chapter 4: Snow Place Like Home for Xbox One from the Xbox Games Store
Purchase King’s Quest : The Complete Collection for Xbox One from the Xbox Games Store

Purchase King’s Quest – Chapter 4: Snow Place Like Home for Xbox 360 from the Xbox Games Store
Purchase King’s Quest : The Complete Collection for Xbox 360 from the Xbox Games Store

Product Info:
Developer: The Odd Gentlemen
Publisher: Sierra
Website: King’s Quest
Twitter: @TheOddGentlemen

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On Oct. 11, a new saga for one of gaming’s most celebrated franchises will kick off with the worldwide launch of Gears of War 4. To commemorate this special event, we’re inviting fans around the world to join the festivities by tuning into Gears of War 4: Live, a live broadcast that begins at 3 PM PT (10 PM UTC) on Wednesday, Oct. 5.

Ninety digital copies of the Gears of War 4: Ultimate Edition will be given away during the 90-minute broadcast, allowing winners to play four days before the game’s worldwide launch on October 11.

Hosted by Paul Scheer (The League, Children’s Hospital), Jessica Chobot (Nerdist News), Scott Robison (Mr. Sark), Justine Ezarik (iJustine) and me, the broadcast will feature interviews with the game’s creators, including The Coalition Studio Head Rod Fergusson, as well as behind-the-scenes featurettes, exclusive gameplay, a special project by British inventor Colin Furze, and the reveal of hip-hop phenoms Run the Jewels’ in-game multiplayer characters.

The livestream will be broadcast on Xbox One, Xbox 360, Xbox.com, YouTube, Twitch, Facebook and Beam. At the Gears Art exhibition this Saturday, Oct. 1, invites will be distributed to fans to join the studio audience for the Gears of War 4: Live broadcast on Oct. 5.

“Gears of War 4 is the beginning of a brand-new saga for the franchise that is loved by millions, so we wanted to make sure all of our fans around the world could participate in our launch celebration,” said Aaron Greenberg, head of game marketing at Xbox. “We hope you’ll tune into our live broadcast and help celebrate the best Gears game yet and Xbox’s biggest launch of the year.”

Tune in for Exclusive Gameplay, Special Featurettes and Announcements

 The Gears of War 4: Live broadcast will connect millions of fans around the world, allowing viewers to watch, comment and virtually participate. The program lineup includes:

  • Run the Jewels Make Their Gears of War 4 Renowned hip-hop duo Killer-Mike and El-P join The Coalition Studio Head Rod Fergusson to premiere the first look at their in-game multiplayer characters.
  • Voice Actors’ Round Table. Join the voices behind JD Fenix and Kait Diaz – Liam McIntyre (Spartacus, The Flash) and Laura Bailey (Halo 5: Guardians, Final Fantasy XIII) – as they talk about the story of Gears of War 4 and how they approached the challenge of bringing a new generation of heroes to life for one of gaming’s most iconic franchises.
  • Recreating a Gears Renowned YouTube creator Colin Furze offers an inside peek at how he created a real-life version of Gears of War’s iconic weapon.
  • Gears of War: State of the Universe. Since our last installment of Gears, a lot has happened on Sera. This retrospective piece will run fans through the entire story to refresh and whet fans’ appetite for the first chapter of a new Gears
  • Gears Ink 2.0. Join tattoo artist Steve Soto as he inks a member of the Gears of War team live during the show.
  • The Art of War. Exclusive behind-the-scenes look at a special exhibition at the Nucleus Gallery in Los Angeles, featuring never-before-seen images from the Gears of War universe including concept art from Gears of War 4 and original artwork inspired by the series.
  • Gears An inside look at how some of the most dedicated and passionate Gears fans in the world created some of the most stunningly intricate and authentic costumes you’ve ever seen.
  • An exploration of the deeper side of Gears of War’s lore, highlighting the history of the planet Sera and the genocide of the Locust.
  • PAX “First to 50” Competition Highlights. Relive all the best moments from the “First to 50” competition at PAX Prime as guests from Xbox and two superstar squads – captained by GoldGlove and FemSteph, and comprised of players including Actabunnifoofoo, SoVindictive, GuyBlaze, VernNotice, Falloutt, ImCoty, LucyMaeGames and Crream – compete to survive 50 brutal waves of the all-new Horde 3.0 mode.

Following the Gears of War 4: Live broadcast, fans can check out a special 90-minute “post-show” livestream on all the channels that carried the broadcast, including Twitch. The post-show program will feature creator commentary, live gameplay, and an eSports exhibition.

  • Gears of War eSports Live Showcase – OpTic Gaming vs Infinity. In a battle of Gears eSports titans, the current top ranked team and a famed legacy top ranked team face off in a live competition to see who will dominate in Gears of War 4’s new heart-pounding competitive mode, Escalation. 

For more information on Gears of War 4, visit Xbox.com or follow @GearsofWar.

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Here are this week’s games and add-on deals on the Xbox Games Store. Discounts are valid now through 03 October 2016.

    

Xbox One Deals

Content Title Content Type Discount Notes
Grand Theft Auto V Xbox One Game 35% DWG
Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime Xbox One Game 50% DWG
Mirror’s Edge Catalyst Xbox One Game 25% DWG
This War of Mine: The Little Ones Xbox One Game 60% DWG
Grand Theft Auto V & Great White Shark Cash Card Xbox One Game 40% DWG
Grand Theft Auto V & Whale Shark Cash Card Bundle Xbox One Game 45% DWG
Grand Theft Auto V & Megalodon Shark Cash Card Bundle Xbox One Game 50% DWG
Fenix Furia Xbox One Game 50% DWG
Coffin Dodgers Xbox One Game 33% DWG
Dad Beat Dads Xbox One Game 50% DWG
DEAD OR ALIVE 5 Last Round: Core Fighters 30 Character Set* Add-On 60% Spotlight
DEAD OR ALIVE 5 Last Round: Fun Theme Set* Add-On 60% Spotlight
DEAD OR ALIVE 5 Last Round: 20th Anniversary Costume Set* Add-On 60% Spotlight
EA SPORTS NHL 17* Xbox One Game 17% Spotlight

*These offers are valid for all Xbox Live members.
Please note: prices and availability are subject to change and may vary by region.

    

Xbox 360 Deals

Content Title Content Type Discount Notes
Midnight Club: LA Games On Demand 35% DWG
Max Payne 3 Games On Demand 50% DWG
L.A. Noire Games On Demand 70% DWG
Borderlands 2 Season Pass Add-On 80% DWG
Duke Nukem Forever Games On Demand 70% DWG
Axel & Pixel Games On Demand 80% DWG
Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel Season Pass Add-On 80% DWG
Borderlands 2 Ultimate Vault Hunters Upgrade Pack 2 Add-On 60% DWG

These offers are only valid for Xbox Live Gold members.
Please note: prices and availability are subject to change and may vary by region.

Content: Instant Indie Collection: Vol. 3
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Game Description: Curve Digital is proud to present the Instant Indie Collection Vol. 3 – A collection of Curve’s latest and greatest indie hits: Action Henk, Stikbold! A Dodgeball Adventure and 10 Second Ninja X. Our Instant Indie Collections bring you three indie hits in one neat little package. Run, jump and butt-slide through the glorious toy-filled world of Action Henk. Embark on an epic dodgeball journey with Stikbold! A Dodgeball Adventure. Fight to beat Captain Greatbeard and the rest of the world in the blisteringly fast platformer 10 Second Ninja X.

Purchase Instant Indie Collection: Vol. 3 for Xbox One from the Xbox Games Store

Product Info:
Developer: Four Circle Interactive / Game Swing / RageSquid
Publisher: Curve Digital
Website: 10 Second Ninja X / Stikbold! A Dodgeball Adventure / Action Henk
Twitter: @CurveDigital / @FourCircleInt / @GMSwing / @RageSquid

Content: Forza Horizon 3
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Game Description: You’re in charge of the Horizon Festival. Customize everything, hire and fire your friends, and explore Australia in over 350 of the world’s greatest cars. Make your Horizon the ultimate celebration of cars, music, and freedom of the open road. How you get there is up to you.

Supports Xbox Play Anywhere: yours to play on both Xbox One and Windows 10 PC at no additional cost.

There are 3 versions of Forza Horizon 3 available for pre-order –  Forza Horizon 3 Standard Edition, Deluxe Edition and Ultimate Edition. Click each link for more details or see below.

Product Info:
Developer: Turn 10
Publisher: Microsoft Studios
Website: Forza Horizon 3
Twitter: @MSStudiosBlog / @ForzaMotorsport

Forza Horizon 3 Standard Edition – this bundle includes Forza Horizon 3.

Forza Horizon 3 Deluxe Edition – this bundle includes Forza Horizon 3, Motorsport All-Stars Car Pack and VIP Membership.

Forza Horizon 3  Ultimate Edition – this bundle includes the full game of Forza Horizon 3, Early Access, the Forza Horizon 3 Car Pass, VIP Membership and cars, Forza Hub App, and the Motorsport All-Stars Car Pack.

 

Read more about the release at Xbox Wire – Forza Horizon 3 Available Worldwide on Xbox One and Windows 10 PC

Content: EA SPORTS FIFA 17
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Game Description: FIFA 17 immerses you in authentic football experiences by leveraging the sophistication of a new game engine, while introducing you to football players full of depth and emotion, and taking you to brand new worlds accessible only in the game. Complete innovation in the way players think and move, physically interact with opponents, and execute in attack lets you own every moment on the pitch.

Purchase EA SPORTS FIFA 17 for Xbox One from the Xbox Games Store

Product Info:
Developer: EA Canada
Publisher: Electronic Arts
Website: EA SPORTS FIFA 17
Twitter: @EASPORTSFIFA

There are 3 versions of EA SPORTS FIFA 17 available for purchase – the standard edition, deluxe edition and super deluxe edition. Click each link for more details or see below.

EA SPORTS FIFA 17 Standard Edition – this bundle includes the game, 1-month trial of EA Access, 8-Match FUT Loan Player, Special Edition FUT Kits and 5 FUT Draft Tokens.

EA SPORTS FIFA 17 Deluxe Edition – this bundle includes the game, 1-month trial of EA Access, 8-Match FUT Loan Player, 3-Match Team of the Week Loan Player, Special Edition FUT Kits and 20 Jumbo Premium Gold Packs.

EA SPORTS FIFA 17 Super Deluxe Edition – this bundle includes the game, 1-month trial of EA Access, 8-Match FUT Loan Player, two 3-Match Team of the Week Loan Player, Special Edition FUT Kits and 40 Jumbo Premium Gold Packs.

Content: XCOM 2
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Game Description: XCOM 2 is the sequel to XCOM: Enemy Unknown, the 2012 award-winning strategy game of the year. Earth has changed and is now under alien rule. Facing impossible odds you must rebuild XCOM, and ignite a global resistance to reclaim our world and save humanity. Take command of the Avenger, an alien supply craft converted to XCOM’s mobile headquarters. New open-ended gameplay lets you decide where to guide your strike team, how to grow popular support, and when to combat enemy counter-operations.

Purchase XCOM 2 for Xbox One from the Xbox Games Store

Purchase XCOM 2 Digital Deluxe Edition for Xbox One from the Xbox Games Store

Product Info:
Developer: Firaxis Games
Publisher: 2K
Website: XCOM 2
Twitter: @XCOM / @2K / @FiraxisGames