In case you weren't aware, today marks International Women's Day, and as a result, Xbox has outlined its plans to celebrate the day - along with Women's History Month - in a variety of ways over the next few weeks.

Firstly, a couple of tournaments celebrating the occasion will be held in Gears 5 and Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition on March 13th and 14th, while Minecraft: Education Edition has released two new lessons based around International Women's Day, and Halo: The Master Chief Collection has received a unique Women’s History Month nameplate that everyone can access simply by logging into the game during March.

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Elsewhere, you'll be able to donate your Microsoft Rewards points to organisations supporting women in gaming, discover games, movies and TV curated by women at Microsoft on the Xbox Store, and check out a brand-new Women of UK podcast series that will "showcase women from Xbox Game Studios and other teams discussing their experiences, sharing advice and encouraging the aspirations of listeners."

There's plenty more taking place as well, so if you want the full rundown, you'll find it on the official Xbox Wire website.

"In recognition of International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month, we look forward to celebrating women in gaming and highlighting the women in leadership at Xbox. As we honor their achievements, we hope to inspire the next generation of innovators and leaders in the gaming industry. We will also continue to advocate for a safe and inclusive space where everyone can experience the joys of gaming."

"Xbox will continue to champion content that represents the diversity of today’s gamers and will continue to empower and support women throughout the industry."