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Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Ronda Rousey To Feel True Power With Xbox One X And Assassin's Creed® Origins

Rousey to Show Stealth and Power Moves on Xbox Live Sessions

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 25, 2017 -- American mixed martial artist, model and actress, Ronda Rousey will feel true power when she joins the first-ever Xbox Live Sessions to be played on the new Xbox One X console. The interactive livestream hosted on the Mixer Xbox Channel, will have Rousey playing the new Assassin's Creed® Origins on Thursday, October 26th at 6 p.m. PT.

Fans will experience the stunning details, beautiful landscapes and incredible cities of Ancient Egypt when they tune into the Xbox Live Session for Assassin's Creed Origins, which will be released on October 27th. The livestream will feature Rousey who most recently executive produced the Go90 documentary series, "Why We Fight."

In addition to being the first American woman to earn an Olympic medal in Judo which she won at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, Rousey is the first UFC Women's Bantamweight Champion and the last Strikeforce Women's Bantamweight Champion. She has also appeared in "The Expendables 3," "Furious 7," and "Entourage."

"I'm always up for a physical and mental challenge, so I jumped at the opportunity to see the power behind the new Xbox One X and play one of the most anticipated video games a day before its release," said Rousey. "The storyline and visuals of Assassin's Creed® Origins are truly impressive, and I'm excited for my fans to tune in and watch."

Fans who tune-in to the livestream will have the chance to submit questions to Ronda for the opportunity to win prizes. Ronda will also be joined by Microsoft Studios Community Manager, Rukari Austin as host of this Xbox Live Session.

"Ronda playing Assassin's Creed Origins on Xbox One X is going to be amazing to watch," said Aaron Greenberg, GM of Games Marketing at Xbox. "We look forward to seeing how her fearlessness translates to playing Bayek, protector of Egypt, in Assassin's Creed Origins."

Assassin's Creed Origins will let fans dive into a new adventure every time they play with each quest telling an intense, emotional and memorable story set in Ancient Egypt. From deserts to lush oases, from the Mediterranean Sea to the tombs of Giza, fans will fight against ancient factions and wild beasts while they try to uncover the story of the Assassin's brotherhood.

Since its launch in August, Xbox Live Sessions has welcomed top celebrities such as DJ Khaled, Marlon Wayans, James Corden, Scott Eastwood, Chandler Riggs, Josef Newgarden and Tanner Foust to play newly release titles on Xbox.