Yesterday, Director of Programming for Xbox Live Larry “Major Nelson” Hryb released a press article siting ways fans can watch the upcoming live edition of Inside Xbox from X018 FanFest in Mexico City this Saturday. While available on a multitude of platforms, including YouTube, Twitch, Facebook, and Twitter, Hryb promised fans who watched through Microsoft’s Mixer streaming service the chance to receive free in-game items for Sea of Thieves and Forza Horizon 4, and we now know what kind of goodies we are receiving.
Tune into a very special episode of #InsideXbox LIVE from #X018! Make sure you’re logged in to get an exclusive MixPot featuring in-game content for @SeaofThieves and @ForzaMotorsport – and, be there live for all the latest announcements!
— Mixer (@WatchMixer) November 7, 2018
In a tweet released yesterday, Mixer touted the ability to receiving one of a kind in-game items for the two Microsoft exclusive titles. “Tune into a very special episode of #InsideXbox LIVE from #Z018! Make sure you’re logged in to get an exclusive MixPot featuring in-game content for Sea of Thieves and Forza Horizon 4 – and, be there live for all the latest announcements!”
Another reason to tune in to the X018 episode of Inside Xbox on Saturday: you’ll receive the Obsidian drum and spyglass if you watch via https://t.co/fS1k7WrlsS! There’s also in-game items for Forza Horizon 4. #BeMorePiratehttps://t.co/Y7ig6IzrS7 pic.twitter.com/Bcsgfrhddq
— Sea of Thieves (@SeaOfThieves) November 8, 2018
Sea of Thieves’ official Twitter account plunged into more detail on the in-game items you can received by watching the show through Mixer, including an Obsidian drum and spyglass. “Another reason to tune in to the X018 episode of Inside Xbox on Saturday: you’ll receive the Obsidian drum and spyglass if you watch via mixer.com/xbox!”
The Forza team at Playground Games have yet to release a social media post detailing the exact item(s) you can receive, but from the original tweet, we can see pictured a black shirt for your in-game character, with yellow trim and lettering, stating “Welcome to the Horizon Festival”.
Microsoft’s newly revamped X018 FanFast is set to take place in Mexico City starting Friday, November 9th and going through Sunday, Sunday November 11th. Events include the FanFest pre-party Friday night, the full FanFest Saturday, and concluding on Sunday with an ESports Extravaganza. For information regarding dates, times and options to watch, visit the official Xbox site.
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