MGL 38 - Join us LIVE for some Fortnite shenanigans and you could win a copy!

"Microsoft, Gaming and Libations" is a live show hosted on Microsoft's streaming network, (formerly, featuring Jez Corden, Zac Bowden, and Daniel Rubino from Windows Central.

During this week's live stream, we'll give away a code for Fortnite on Xbox One!

This week, we're going to be playing Fortnite, which is an early access craft 'em up with an emphasis on base building and zombie battling.

Our MGL live streams take place every week on Thursdays, at 4 PM ET (1 PM PT, 9 PM BST). You can find the start time based on your location and time zone in our event announcer.

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Tonight, we'll be giving away Fortnite to a lucky follower of our Mixer channel LIVE during the stream.

  • We'll use a raffle system to make sure we're giving keys to people who aren't AFK.
  • You must be following the channel to be eligible. The raffle will ignore users who aren't following!
  • We'll give out Fortnite towards the end of the stream, you must have an Xbox gamertag to receive the prize!
  • We might also give away other Xbox One games during the show!

Fortnite from Epic Games is a brand new base-building game from the team behind the Unreal Engine and Unreal Tournament. The game is currently a pay-for-access closed beta, with the intent of going free to play in early 2018.

In Fortnite, you play across various procedurally generated maps collecting crafting materials and building resources in a bid to defend various objectives from hordes of nasty zombies, known as husks. Fortnite is maddeningly addictive, and if you'd like to learn more about the game head over here.

For now, all you need to do is head to our Mixer channel at and follow! When the stream begins, jump in on the live chat.

We'll give away a key for Fortnite towards the end of the show.

We'll also field some questions from the audience, so, even if you already own the game, sign up for Mixer and come listen to us talk about Surface, Xbox One, Windows 10, and beyond!

For those curious, we're aiming for a 90-minute air time, but honestly, we have no idea how long it will go. So grab a drink and join in on the fun to find out!

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Jez Corden
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Jez Corden is a Managing Editor at Windows Central, focusing primarily on all things Xbox and gaming. Jez is known for breaking exclusive news and analysis as relates to the Microsoft ecosystem while being powered by tea. Follow on Twitter @JezCorden and listen to his XB2 Podcast, all about, you guessed it, Xbox!