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Black History Month
At Xbox, we are committed to building the most inclusive community on the planet, where everyone can experience the joy and connection of gaming and bring their authentic selves to the action.
Here are some of the ways we’re celebrating
In 2021, we will be celebrating Black History Month by offering captivating gaming experiences and highlighting the contributions of influential Black and African American developers and creators, while raising awareness of important causes that matter to Black communities. Discover how you can join us.READ THE BLOG
Xbox honors Black History Month with a new gamerpic
In partnership with Black communities at Microsoft, we’re introducing a new gamerpic for Black History Month and beyond: the Pan-African Flag Heart. The Pan-African flag is a symbol of pride for many Black and African Americans, representing African roots, ancestry, and community.HOW TO CHANGE YOUR GAMERPIC
State of Decay 2 supports the NAACP
From February 8th to March 1st, support the NAACP by purchasing a charity State of Decay 2 T-shirt designed by artist Ty Ferrell. The design was inspired by and building from the NAACP’s campaign, “We Are Done Dying,” and by the themes of hope and overcoming adversity as a community represented within State of Decay 2. Within the game, the digital T-shirt will be automatically added as a free item for all players.SHOP NOW
Donate Microsoft Rewards points to make an impact
Play games on Xbox to earn Microsoft Rewards points and donate those points to several organizations supporting Black communities. Microsoft will match all donations to the NAACP, Black Girls Code, and Gameheads during the entire month of February. Open up the Microsoft Rewards app on Xbox to find even more opportunities to earn Microsoft Rewards points.LEARN MORE
Games and more curated by Black communities at Microsoft
We’re highlighting collections of games, movies, and TV shows selected by Black communities at Microsoft that bring focus to Black creators, experiences, protagonists and more. In the US and Canada, check out the collections on the Microsoft Store on Xbox consoles, the Microsoft Store on Windows, and the Xbox App on Windows.LEARN MORE
Join our livestreams
Xbox will be dedicating our livestreaming content all month long to celebrating Black History Month with different themed weeks. Join us on Twitch and celebrate with us as we feature Black protagonists in games, developers, content creators and streamers.TUNE IN
Hear from the Xbox community
Highlighting and amplifying community voices is central to the Xbox Ambassadors mission. In celebration of Black History Month, we asked those who identify as Black and African American how games with diverse representation have impacted them and to share their own stories about being a member of a gaming community.READ THEIR STORIES
New lessons and free world from Minecraft: Education Edition
Through the month of February, explore four free new lessons and a free demo experience to learn about the life and activism of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., investigate ideas behind identity, experience important moments in the American Civil Rights movement, and learn how Black Lives Matter is continuing the work of racial justice.LEARN MORE
Xbox Community Game Club
Xbox Community Game Club is a weekly way to play, share, and discuss games together. In celebration of Black History Month, we're featuring titles and games developed by Black/African American creators and featuring Black/African American characters and voice actors.JOIN THE CLUB
Black History Month nameplate
In Halo: The Master Chief Collection, any players who log in during the month of February can customize their profile with a unique Black History Month nameplate! With it, players can showcase their pride in their own identities, celebrate Black History Month and continue to drive a culture of inclusion in gaming.
Inside Xbox is your direct source for high-profile Xbox news and events! Check out the newest episodes, features, trailers, and more.
Zatomas is February's Xbox Ambassador of the Month!
"When we all play, we all have fun."
Behind the scenes
See how we're making gaming more fun—for everyone—and go behind the scenes with the developers of the next Xbox hit.
Everwild – A Window Into Another World
Executive producer Louise O'Connor and Art Director Ryan Stevenson dissect the latest trailer for this Rare project.PLAY THE VIDEO
TEKKEN 7 – Dev Diary: Leroy Smith & Fahkumram
TEKKEN 7 Game Director Kouhei Ikeda and Producer Michael Murray discuss TEKKEN's newest original characters.PLAY THE VIDEO
Ninja Theory – The Dreadnought Diaries 1: The Mission
Ninja Theory discusses aspirations to make a positive impact on society through a lens of their upcoming projects.PLAY THE VIDEO
Make a difference
The Xbox Ambassador community is always looking for new members who celebrate the uniqueness of everyone; promote a safe gaming environment; and above all else, make gaming fun for everyone.
Fly your gaming colors
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Thank you for being part of the Xbox community. It's gamers like you who make this the best place for gamers to unite in fun.
Now, go play—together!
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