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Xbox continues to drive home the message that all gamers matter. The Microsoft-owned company has announced a series of initiatives it is putting in place to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month.
On Thursday (September 15), Xbox announced in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month that it would be celebrating Hispanic and Latino communities in gaming. Hispanics make up 19% of the US population and are widely known to play more games video than their Caucasian counterparts.
Recognizing this statistic, the Microsoft-owned company has announced a series of initiatives that will highlight Hispanic gamers.
Announcing LatinExplorers: A Journey of Hispanic Heritage in Minecraft Education
“Created in partnership with the Hispanic Heritage Foundation, this new Minecraft learning experience teaches students actionable leadership and social and emotional skills with guidance from impactful real-life Hispanic leaders through three powerful stories about climate, care, creativity and community…all in the world of Minecraft.
Forza Horizon 5
“Forza Horizon 5 invites the community to photograph and create unique livery designs for their virtual car collection through a weekly photo and livery contest. Photos and designs submitted will be shared on official Forza Horizon accounts, and in-game rewards will be provided to weekly winners and all entrants who submit eligible creations.
September 9 – Nature
September 16 – Architecture
September 23 – Art & Textiles
September 30 – Horizon Stories
Games curated by Microsoft’s Hispanic and Latino communities
” Highlight games inspired by Hispanic and Latino creators, culture, and protagonists around the world on Xbox and Windows, including Moonglow Bay, Grim Fandango Remastered, Dandy Ace, and more.
Xbox Ambassadors feature stories about Hispanic representation in games
“The Xbox AmbassadorsThe community shines a light on stories about the game’s representation by Hispanic and Latino Xbox Ambassadors.
“For Hispanic Heritage Month, the Xbox Ambassador Team asked Hispanic and Latino Ambassadors about the importance of seeing themselves represented in games and how that impacts their own experience as members of the community. players.”
Xbox Plays celebrates Hispanic communities
“To celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, Xbox Plays will dedicate much of our livestream content in September and October to Hispanics. communities, featuring streamers/content creators! Follow us on Xbox Twitch channeland don’t miss any of the action!”
New player images, profile theme and avatar items
“In partnership with the Hispanic and Latino communities at Xbox, we’re introducing a new gamer pic, profile themes, and avatar items! The gamerpic and profile theme will be available on console and the Xbox PC app. Get your avatar items here.”
Again, hello Xbox folks.
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