Summer Spotlight is back and it’s time to celebrate! Keep cool with six weeks of hot, new Xbox One games from July 31 to September 10. Microsoft Store on Xbox will have over 60 new games coming to Xbox One, including the most anticipated titles of the Summer like No Man’s Sky, Vigor, Overcooked 2, Realm Royale, and many more.

But that’s not all! It’s the season of endless free time, so why not fill it with an endless stream of new releases? Now through September 10, you can earn 4,000 Rewards Points for diving into some of the best games of the season. Earn 100 points per dollar spent on games featured in the Summer Spotlight. Click here for more information on the Microsoft Rewards program.

To celebrate Summer Spotlight, I will be giving away an Xbox One X, Sport White Special Edition Xbox wireless controllers, and copies of every Summer Spotlight title. Details below!

There will be new games added every week so be sure to check this post out as I will update it each week with the new titles featured in Summer Spotlight.


Here are the confirmed titles featured in Summer Spotlight:

19 July
Nidhogg 2

24 July
Mega Man X Legacy Collection 1 & 2 Bundle
No Man’s Sky

25 July
Candle: The Power of the Flame

26 July
Banner Saga 3

30 July
Vigor (Game Preview)

31 July
Gene Rain
#Wargames
Forsaken Remastered
Castaway Paradise
The Z Axis: Continuum

01 August
State of Anarchy: Master of Mayhem
One More Dungeon
Road to Ballhalla

02 August
Armored Warfare (Free)

03 August
Zazmo Arcade Pack
1979 Revolution: Black Friday
Super Dungeon Tactics
Jump Gunners

07 August
Hyper Universe (Free)
Overcooked 2
Dead Cells
Flipping Death
Valkyria Chronicles 4 Digital (Pre-Order)

08 August
TETRA’s Escape
Megaton Rainfall

10 August
TerraTech
We Happy Few
Override: Mech City Brawl (Pre-Order)

14 August
Airheart – Tales of Broken Wings
Fall of Light: Darkest Edition
Shining Resonance Refrain

15 August
Wailing Heights
Airport Simulator 2019
Fernz Gate
Hero Defense
State of Mind
Coffee Crisis
Graveyard Keeper

17 August
Treadnauts
Drunk-Fu: Wasted Masters
Polygod
Persian Nights: Sands of Wonders
Keep Talking and No One Explodes

21 August
Socketeer
Shenmue I & II
Tyler: Model 005
Brawlout

24 August
Phantom Doctrine
Don’t Sink
Spectrum
Distrust
Haunted Halloween ’86
Planet of the Apes: Last Frontier

28 August
Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor Martyr
The Golf Club 2019 featuring PGA Tour
PRO EVOLUTION SOCCER 2019
Splash Blast Panic
Shikondo: Soul Eater
Strange Brigade
Bad North
8-Bit Armies (Pre-Order)

29 August
DayZ (Game Preview)
Twin Robots: Ultimate Edition
3on3 Freestyle

31 August
The Video Kid
The Talos Principle: Deluxe Edition

04 September
Dimention Drive
Elea – Episode 1
Arcade Islands: Volume 1
Planet Alpha
Claws of Fury
Ninjin: Clash of Carrots
Shadows: Awakening

05 September
Moonfall Ultimate
Fullblast

Look for the full list of titles soon. Be sure to follow me on Twitter to get daily and weekly updates, find out about special giveaways, and much more. Enjoy the kick off of our Summer Spotlight this week, and be sure to visit Xbox Wire over the next few weeks for in-depth looks at some of the biggest titles to play this summer!


Summer Spotlight Giveaway

  • How do you enter for a chance to win?

Simple. All you have to do is watch the Summer Spotlight trailer below and register using the below form:

Summer Spotlight
  • What are the rules?

Register to enter using the guidance above.

Do not @ reply me on Twitter or leave a comment below. That will not count!

Deadline to enter is 11:00 am ET / 8:00 am PT on Tuesday, 12 September. One entry per person. Contest is open to everyone but prize availability might not be available in all regions. Winners will be notified on or about 13 September. I will update this post with the winners after they have redeemed their prize.

Note: Any winner who does not respond to my email notification within 72 hours will forfeit the prize. Only entries received at www.majornelson.com using the submission form will be considered. For more information on contest rules, please visit this website.

UPDATE: Congratulations to Wade (GT: Jedi Wade) for winning the Grand Prize and Todd (GT: AlbionKnight) for winning the second place prize. I’ll be having another giveaway soon, so keep checking the website for details.

Have fun and good luck!

The Summer Spotlight is back and it’s time to celebrate! From July 25 to September 4 the Xbox Store will have over 30 new games coming to Xbox One, including the most anticipated titles of the Summer like Fortnite, Tacoma, and Sonic Mania. That means new games every week, so be sure to check my blog or the Xbox Store every Tuesday to discover all of the new games to play.

UPDATE: Congratulations to Marcus (GT: Spacyignignot) for winning the first place prize and Karen (GT: Slow GIN Fizz) for winning the second place prize. The rest of the winners have been notified via email. Thanks for all those who participated in the giveaway. Stay tuned as I’ll have more giveaways here and on Twitter soon.

To celebrate the Summer Spotlight, I will be giving away an Xbox One S, accessories, copies of every Summer Spotlight title + more. Details below!

Here are the confirmed Summer Spotlight titles:

July 14
Serial Cleaner

July 19
What Remains of Edith Finch
Moonhunters
Gigantic Ultimate Bundle

July 21
Conga Master

July 25
Fable Fortune
Infinite Minigolf
Aven Colony
Fortnite

July 26
Unbox: Newbie’s Adventure
Gridd: Retroenhanced
Pressure Overdrive

July 28
Super CloudBuilt
Cyber Complex

August 01
Resident Evil Revelations
Shadow Tactics: Blades of the Shogun
The Long Dark

August 02
Tacoma
Vostok Inc

August 03
Cuphead (pre-order)

August 04
The Way
Mr Shifty
Race Arcade

August 08
Mega Man Legacy Collection 2
Batman: The Enemy Within – The Complete Season
Sine Mora EX
BLACKHOLE: Complete Edition

August 11
Jump, Step, Step

August 15
Sonic Mania
Ken Follett’s The Pillars Of The Earth
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August 16
Circuit Breakers
Conan Exiles (Xbox Game Preview)

August 18
Thumper

August 22
World of Tanks: War Stories
SwapQuest
The Escapists 2
Super Comboman: Smash Edition

August 23
Spartan
ChromaGun
Knock-Knock
Blacksea Odyssey

August 24
Bleed
Wolfenstein 2-pack

August 25
Path of Exile
Absolute Drift: Zen Edition
Mages of Mystralia
Naruto Shippuuden Ultimate Ninja Storm Trilogy
Battle of the Bulge
Eventide 2: Sorcerer’s Mirror

August 28
Life is Strange – Before the Storm Deluxe Edition

August 29
Killing Floor 2
ARK: Survival Evolved
Rock of Ages 2: Bigger & Boulder
Dead Alliance
Pillars of Eternity: Complete Edition
Redout: Lightspeed Edition
Surf World Series

August 30
Feral Fury
Aeterno Blade
The Metronomicon: Slay the Dancefloor
X-Morph: Defense

September 01
White Noise 2
Songbringer

NOTE: Actual release dates and availability may change or vary by region. Titles included in the Summer Spotlight campaign that haven’t been released prior to the end of the contest will not be included in the giveaway.

This post will be updated as new titles are added and/or released. Be sure to follow me on Twitter to get updates, find out about special giveaways, and much more. Enjoy the kick off of our Summer Spotlight this week, and be sure to visit Xbox Wire over the next few weeks for in-depth looks at some of the biggest titles to play this summer!

Also, Xbox Live Rewards members can earn 4,000 Rewards Credits for diving into these releases featured in Summer Spotlight. Click here for more information on the Xbox Live Rewards Summer Spotlight program.

Summer Spotlight Giveaway

  • How do you enter for a chance to win?

Simple. All you have to do is watch the Summer Spotlight trailer below and register using the below form:

Summer Spotlight Giveaway

Check out the prizes:

Note: I’m using a new method for contest entry – Do NOT leave an entry in the comments or on Twitter. Only entries using the entry form above will be accepted.

  • What are the rules?

Register to enter using the guidance above. Click here to see the full list of Microsoft Major Nelson Promotions Official Rules.

Do not @ reply me on Twitter or leave a comment below. That will not count!

Deadline to enter is 11:00 am ET / 8:00 am PT on Tuesday, 05 September. One entry per person. Contest is open to everyone but prize availability might not be available in all regions. Winners will be notified on or about 06 September. I will update this post with the winners after they have redeemed their prize.

Have fun and good luck!

We are excited to announce that Summer Spotlight is back and bringing you some of the summer’s most exciting games. Over the next six weeks, the Xbox Store will be releasing over 25 new digital games to Xbox One. We have some of the most anticipated titles of the summer, including We Happy Few and INSIDE. This is also a great time to explore exciting new indie titles such as The Solus Project and Kingdom New Lands. Summer Spotlight has a wide variety of titles and different genres for fans to explore. From July 26 – September 5 we will be bringing you additional games every week, and I’ll be updating this post, so check back every Tuesday to discover new games to play!

To celebrate the Summer Spotlight, I will be giving away an Xbox One S, Xbox Elite Wireless Controllers and copies of every Summer Spotlight title. Details below!

But wait there’s more! Earn 4,000 Rewards Credits for diving into these releases featured in Summer Spotlight. Just spend $40 on featured game betas, previews, and digital releases Enjoy these great games with the convenience of downloading them right from your living room to your Xbox One! Click here for more information on the Xbox Live Rewards Summer Spotlight program.

Here are the confirmed Summer Spotlight titles:

15 July:
INSIDE
Hawken (FREE)
Kerbal Space Program
The Solus Project

19 July:
Sword Coast Legends

26 July:
We Happy Few (Game Preview)
Dungeon Punks
Hyper Light Drifter

27 July:
Action News Heroes

29 July:
Quatros Origins

02 August:

Risk Urban: Assault
Don’t Starve: Giant Edition + Shipwrecked Expansion
Layers of Fear: Masterpiece Edition

03 August:
Breach and Clear: Deadline
Dreamals: Dream Quest
Happy Dungeons (FREE)
Overcooked

05 August:
Cannon Brawl

09 August:
Kingdom: New Lands
The Banner Saga Complete Pack
Battleship
Batman: The Telltale Series – Episode 1 and The Complete Season (Episodes 1-5)

10 August:
Anode
#KILLALLZOMBIES

12 August:
Lies of Astaroth (FREE)
Momentum
Prison Architect All Day and A Night Edition (Bundle)

16 August:
UNO
Grow Up
Prominence Poker (FREE)

17 August:
Unnamed Fiasco
Baila Latino

19 August:
Slime Rancher (XGP)
F1 2016

23 August:
Worms W.M.D
Armikrog

24 August:
Valley

26 August:
Star Hammer: The Vanguard Prophecy
Nightmares from the Deep 2: The Siren’s Call
Solar Shifter EX
Obliteracers

30 August:
The Turing Test
Armello
Binaries
140
Hue
Resident Evil 4
Attack on Titan
Livelock
Assetto Corsa

Look for the full list of titles soon. Be sure to follow me on Twitter to get daily and weekly updates, find out about special giveaways, and much more. Enjoy the kick off of our Summer Spotlight this week, and be sure to visit Xbox Wire over the next few weeks for in-depth looks at some of the biggest titles to play this summer!

Summer Spotlight Giveaway

  • How do you enter for a chance to win?

Simple. All you have to do is watch the Summer Spotlight trailer below and register using the below form:

Summer Spotlight Giveaway

Note: I’m using a new method for contest entry – Do NOT leave an entry in the comments or on Twitter. Only entries using the entry form above will be accepted.

  • What can you win?

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First Place Winner: The first place winner will receive an Xbox One SXbox Elite Wireless Controller and digital Xbox One codes for each title featured in Summer Spotlight (the Summer Spotlight featured titles are included in this post and will be update each week).

Second Place Winner: The second place winner will receive an Xbox Elite Wireless Controller and digital Xbox One codes for each title featured in Summer Spotlight.

Third Place Winner: The third place winner will receive digital Xbox One codes for each title featured in Summer Spotlight.

  • What are the rules?

Register to enter using the guidance above.

Do not @ reply me on Twitter or leave a comment below. That will not count!

Deadline to enter is 11:00 am ET / 8:00 am PT on Tuesday, 06 September. One entry per person. Contest is open to everyone but prize availability might not be available in all regions. Winners will be notified on or about 07 September. I will update this post with the grand prize winner after they have redeemed their prize.

Have fun and good luck!

UPDATE: Congratulations to GT: KlockworK XV for winning the first place prize; snipingForce for winning the second place prize; and SIMON ROWLAND for winning the third place prize. And thanks to the nearly 30,000 people who entered the contest. Stay tuned, I’ll be giving away another Xbox One S soon.

This is the final week for The Summer Spotlight, featuring new digital games coming to the Xbox One and adding to the greatest games lineup in Xbox history. Some of the titles releasing this week are already available in the online Xbox store, and I’ll update this post with links to each of the new releases coming out this week when they are available.

Here are the confirmed Summer Spotlight titles for this week:

        

25 AUG
Mega Man Legacy Collection

26 AUG
Yasai Ninja
Don’t Starve: Giant Edition (Order now and save 20%)
Goat Simulator: Mmore Goatz Edition
Octodad: Dadliest Catch

28 AUG
Blues and Bullets
Whispering Willows
Nova 111
Magnetic Cage Closed

The Summer Spotlight featured more than 30 new digital Xbox One titles. Here is a list of the rest of the Summer Spotlight games.

Zombi
Smite
Squid Hero/Boom Ball for Kinect Bundle
Giana Sisters: Dream Runners
Velocity 2X
Clash
Adventures of Pip
Bridge Constructor
Pure Hold’Em
Never Alone Arctic Collection
Toy Soldiers: War Chest (Toy Soldiers War Chest: Hall of Fame Edition)
Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons
Prototype
Prototype 2
Super Mega Baseball: Extra Innings
The Bridge
Commander Cherry’s Puzzled Journey
Rare Replay
Boggle
Beyond Eyes
Submerged
Beatbuddy: Tale of the Guardians
The Swindle
World of Tanks
King’s Quest (Order The Complete Collection here)
Squid Hero for Kinect
Magic Duels: Origins
Yu-Gi-Oh! Legacy of the Duelist

For more details about the Summer Spotlight, check out the Xbox store website. And for more information about these titles and the greatest games lineup in Xbox history, check out the Xbox Wire.

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The Summer Spotlight continues with another week of new digital games coming to the Xbox One and adding to the greatest games lineup in Xbox history. Some of the titles releasing this week are already available in the online Xbox store, and I’ll update this post with links to each of the new releases coming out this week when they are available.

Here are the confirmed Summer Spotlight titles for this week:

        

18 August – Summer Spotlight releases:
Zombi

19 August – Summer Spotlight releases:
Smite
Squid Hero/Boom Ball for Kinect Bundle
Giana Sisters: Dream Runners
Velocity 2X

21 August – Summer Spotlight releases:
Clash
Adventures of Pip
Bridge Constructor
Pure Hold’Em
Never Alone Arctic Collection

For more details about the Summer Spotlight, check out the Xbox store website. And for more information about these titles and the greatest games lineup in Xbox history, check out the Xbox Wire.

The Summer Spotlight continues with another week of new digital games coming to the Xbox One and adding to the greatest games lineup in Xbox history. Some of the titles releasing this week are already available in the online Xbox store, and I’ll update this post with links to each of the new releases coming out this week when they are available.

Here are the confirmed Summer Spotlight titles for this week:

        

11 August – Summer Spotlight releases:

Toy Soldiers: War Chest (Toy Soldiers War Chest: Hall of Fame Edition)

12 August – Summer Spotlight releases:

Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons
Prototype
Prototype 2

14 August – Summer Spotlight releases:
Super Mega Baseball: Extra Innings
The Bridge
Commander Cherry’s Puzzled Journey

For more details about the Summer Spotlight, check out the Xbox store website. And for more information about these titles and the greatest games lineup in Xbox history, check out the Xbox Wire.

The Summer Spotlight continues with another week of new digital games coming to the Xbox One and adding to the greatest games lineup in Xbox history. Some of the titles releasing this week are already available in the online Xbox store, and I’ll update this post with links to each of the new releases coming out this week when they are available.

Here are the confirmed Summer Spotlight titles for this week:

          

04 August – Summer Spotlight releases:
Rare Replay
Boggle
Beyond Eyes

07 August – Summer Spotlight releases:
Submerged
Beatbuddy: Tale of the Guardians
The Swindle

For more details about the Summer Spotlight, check out the Xbox store website. And for more information about these titles and the greatest games lineup in Xbox history, check out the Xbox Wire.

Good news for Xbox One fans! The Summer Spotlight kicks off Wednesday, July 29th to August 31st and brings Xbox One fans more than 25 new digital games to play, with new releases coming out each week, for five weeks.

Some of the titles releasing this week are already listed in the online Xbox store, and I’ll update this post with links to each of the new releases coming out this week when they are available.

Here are the confirmed titles for this week:

        

28 July:
World of Tanks

29 July:
King’s Quest (Order The Complete Collection here)
Squid Hero for Kinect

31 July:
Magic Duels: Origins
Yu-Gi-Oh! Legacy of the Duelist

Upcoming Summer Spotlight Titles Available For Pre-Order

Rare Replay

I have some other surprises planned during the Summer Spotlight including random giveaways, so keep checking my blog or follow me on Twitter.

For more details about the Summer Spotlight, check out the Xbox store website. And for more information about these titles and the greatest games lineup in Xbox history, check out the Xbox Wire.