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Starl1ght Aug 9, 2022

Starl1ght joins the Xbox Ambassadors team

Hey Ambassadors! I’m Starl1ght. So much of my life has been shaped by gaming and the community that came with it. While most of my gaming background is in competitive gaming and esports, I grew up playing on Xbox. I’m beyond excited to be a part of the Xbox Ambassadors team! Gaming was (and still […]

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Fifthpaw Aug 9, 2022

International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples 2022: Xbox Ambassadors Share Their Stories

Today is International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples! The wonderful art accompanying this blog was created in the traditional art style used by the Snoqualmie people by Bethany Fackrell. You can also find her on Instagram and Facebook. Each piece of the art tells a different story. For example, the five circles towards the […]

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NerdyBirdy Aug 1, 2022

Next 30 Days of Season 27

The Next 30 Days of Season 27 Continuing the Season of the Expert and the Apprentice We’re so excited to bring you into the next phase of the season as we really kick off the time of the Master and the Apprentice. As we move into August, we’re happy to report that the next month […]

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NerdyBirdy Jul 15, 2022

Accessible Games on Xbox Game Pass

Accessibility in gaming has come a long way in just the last several years. Features such as visual contrasts, subtitles, or even different difficulty settings have grown from accessories to industry standards. It would be unthinkable today for a contemporary game studio to craft a gaming experience without planning and accommodating for accessibility. In honor […]

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NerdyBirdy Jul 5, 2022

First 30 Days of Season 27!

The Season of the Apprentice and Expert  The End of Season 26  As we move into July, it is time to wrap up the last few events of Season 26. Season 26 was the season of the Storyteller, and we got to see the incredible power that comes from sharing personal stories and narratives.   We […]

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NerdyBirdy Jul 5, 2022

itsMikeytho is July 2022’s Xbox Ambassador of the Month!

It’s July and we have the newest Xbox Ambassador of the Month – itsMikeytho!  They are a longtime gamer and a relatively recent addition to the Xbox Ambassador Program. They are a constantly positive and uplifting presence when interacting with others online, and that’s one reason of many why they’re an Xbox Ambassador of the […]

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Fifthpaw Jul 5, 2022

Disability Pride Month ’22: Xbox Ambassador Stories

“When everyone plays, we all win”  This year we are celebrating Disability Pride Month! The Xbox Ambassadors program is about amplifying and highlighting voices within our awesome community. So, we asked fellow Ambassadors that are a part of the Disability Community to share their personal stories about gaming with disabilities and what accessibility features they […]

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NerdyBirdy Jun 28, 2022

Finding and Building Community with the Xbox Ambassadors

As human beings, we are innately social creatures, with even the most introverted of us still needing the warmth and validation of human connection. But forming new relationships or finding a new community isn’t always easy, especially if you’re in a new area or starting a new phase in life. Fortunately, for many gamers, gaming […]

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NerdyBirdy Jun 17, 2022

Xbox Showcase 2022 Wrap-Up

Looking Ahead to the Next Year of Gaming One of the most quintessential aspects of gaming is eagerly anticipating the next season of new games. There’s nothing quite like the release of your next favorite game. This last Saturday, we were able to watch the Xbox & Bethesda Games Showcase for 2022. With the latest […]

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NerdyBirdy Jun 7, 2022

What Does It Mean to Be an Xbox Ambassador?

The world of gaming can be an exhilarating and exciting place. No other hobby or activity operates in a venue of such unbridled creativity or imagination. You can climb mountains, explore space, or save entire civilizations. Better yet, you can engage in adventures on your own, or surrounded by a community of equally dedicated individuals. […]

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NerdyBirdy Jun 1, 2022

Last 30 Days of Season 26

Finishing the Season of the Storyteller As we wrap up the month of May, we’re grateful for all the incredible stories we’ve been privileged to share with our great Xbox Ambassadors. Both Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage month and Mental Health Awareness month gave us a wonderful chance to learn more about the personal stories […]

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Taxel Jun 1, 2022
Ambassador of the Month

Maguzzolo is June 2022 Xbox Ambassador of the Month!

It’s June and we have a new Xbox Ambassador of the Month and Community Champion – maguzzolo! He’s a longtime Ambassador, gamer, and content creator who loves Xbox and the Xbox community. Read on below to get to know maguzzolo better, and be sure to say hello when you see him around our social spaces […]