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Otter Sep 15, 2022
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Hispanic Heritage Month 2022: Xbox Ambassadors Share Their Stories

Happy Hispanic Heritage Month! The Xbox Ambassadors community is made up of a very diverse group of gamers from many parts of the world. We have always been all about amplifying and highlighting voices within our awesome community.  So, for this month, we asked Hispanic and Latin Ambassadors about the importance of representation in games […]

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NerdyBirdy Sep 8, 2022
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National Video Game Day ’22: Xbox Ambassadors Share Their Stories

Happy National Video Games Day! To celebrate, we asked Xbox Ambassadors how they would describe the impact that gaming and gaming communities have had on them. We received hundreds of responses highlighting the positivity and importance of gaming. TheMOHAAMaster I had met a friend when we were young teenagers through playing Call of Duty United […]

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NerdyBirdy Sep 6, 2022
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Player1MGA is September’s Xbox Ambassador of the Month!

It’s September and we have a new Ambassador of the Month! Please welcome Player1MGA! Player1MGA has been a gamer for quite some time and brings that wealth of experience and knowledge to the Xbox Ambassadors Program. Find out more about him below and be sure to say hi if you see him in Xbox spaces. […]

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NerdyBirdy Sep 2, 2022
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How to Make New Friends in Gaming

Everyone interacts with gaming differently. For some, gaming is a solo activity best enjoyed on their own. But for others, gaming is an inherently social activity. Whether they’re playing party games with all their friends sprawled across their living room or planning online raids, gaming isn’t complete without their social circle. But what if you […]

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NerdyBirdy Sep 1, 2022
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Last 30 Days of Season 27

Finishing the Season of the Master and Apprentice The Final Stage of Season 27 As we move into the final stretch of Season 27, we’d like to extend a heartfelt thanks to all who helped make the Season of the Expert and the Apprentice a success. From contributing to playdates during the Xbox Ambassadors Games […]

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NerdyBirdy Aug 19, 2022
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Why Representation in Gaming Matters

Our media and culture shape all of us. Whether deliberately or inadvertently, we all find examples or role models to follow in the music, movies, and books we listen to, watch, and read. Because of media’s influence on our lives, we must understand the importance of creating characters and narratives that can be honest, thoughtful, […]

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Taxel Aug 18, 2022
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Fall Guys Community Playdate – Join the 12-hour XA Beanathon August 20

Xbox Ambassadors, it’s time to get together in another community playdate – this time with a 12-hour twist! We’re stretching this playdate out to include more time zones than ever before, again facilitated and hosted by Community Champions. Join your fellow Xbox Ambassadors for some Fall Guys custom games and matchmaking fun in a 12-hour […]

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SGoldAndS Aug 10, 2022
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How Indie Games Affect Gaming

I’d like to talk about how much indie games affect gaming.  I’m an indie game developer myself right now and I’m happy to share the experience that I got, too. Game development is an art. A couple of years ago, there was a not very pleasant event in my life – many of my friends […]

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Fifthpaw Aug 9, 2022
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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 5, 2022
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How Video Games Bring People Together

The Importance of Human Connection One of the most important aspects of any life is a person’s connections and relationships. Our friends, families, and partners provide love, support, and care to our lives. And our larger circle of acquaintances and surrounding community help us to maintain our overall health and wellbeing. These cumulative interactions are […]

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Taxel Aug 1, 2022
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KnightlySpartan is Xbox Ambassador of the Month for August 2022!

It’s August and we have a new Ambassador of the Month and Community Champion – KnightlySpartan! He’s the founder of two excellent fan-led communities: r/XboxIndia and the Xbox India Discord, a Level 4 Ambassador, and he’s passionate about creating safe and welcoming spaces centered around gaming. Read the Q&A to learn more about him and be […]

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NerdyBirdy Aug 1, 2022
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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 […]