There’s a lot to cover.
Today, Microsoft hosted the second Xbox Series X gameplay event where it revealed new titles and footage from upcoming games like Halo Infinite, The Medium, and more. There was a lot announced, and you can take a look at all the reveals below, in the order they were showcased.
The Dragon Quest franchise has been exclusive to Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4 for a while now, but it’s finally coming to Xbox One on December 4. Dragon Quest XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age – Definitive Edition will be part of Xbox Game Pass on console and PC.
Exomecha is coming to Xbox Series X in 2021. It’s “Optimized for Xbox Series X” so it should target 4K resolution and 60 frames per second (FPS), according to Microsoft.
Watch Dogs: Legion
Watch Dogs: Legion got a new trailer for Xbox One. The title will be upgraded for Xbox Series X.
Echo Generation is a stunning blocky game that’s coming to Xbox Series X in 2021. It’s Optimized for Xbox Series X as well.
Hello Neighbor 2 was announced for Xbox One and Xbox Series X. It’s coming in 2021 and looks stunning with upgraded visuals, particularly stunning lighting.
A lot of games coming to the ID@Xbox program were revealed. Titles like 12 Minutes and The Big Con made an appearance. All of the games showcased are Optimized for Xbox Series X and you can read more about them on Xbox Wire.
Balan Wonderworld is a new title from Square Enix that’s described as the “action game of action games.” It’s coming to Xbox One and Xbox Series X in Spring 2021.
Halo Infinite gameplay was showcased during the event. The new enemy appears to be The Banished and you’ll be able to explore a Halo ring this time around. The gameplay appears to go back to its roots, but features an open world… or should we say “open ring.”
State of Decay 3 was just revealed for Xbox Series X. The trailer seems like Undead Labs wants to focus on horror this time around.
A new Forza Motorsport game was revealed for Xbox Series X that features native 4K resolution, 60 FPS, and ray tracing on the upcoming console.
Everwild got a proper trailer which showcased the unique visuals and focus on bonding with animals. The game is coming to Xbox Series X sometime in the future.
Tell Me Why got a new trailer that revealed the touching story behind the game. Two siblings go back home only to uncover even greater secrets. The first chapter will launch August 27 and is coming to Xbox Game Pass.
Ori and the Will of the Wisps is getting a 120 FPS boost on Xbox Series X and new audio technology. It’s coming later this year.
Today, Obsidian Entertainment – a relatively new Xbox Game Studios acquisition – revealed the first expansion for The Outer Worlds. Peril on Gorgon takes you to an asteroid that houses even greater challenges and mysteries.
Grounded got a new trailer to remind everyone what it’s all about. The game hits Xbox Game Preview on July 28.
Avowed is a new role-playing game from Obsidian as well. It looks a lot like The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim and is coming to Xbox Series X and PC in the future. The action takes place from the first-person perspective.
As Dusk Falls is a unique drama that is coming to Xbox Series X and PC.
Hellblade II: Senua’s Saga didn’t get any footage or a new trailer, but we now know that it takes place in Iceland.
Psychonauts 2 got a new gameplay trailer with an amazing song. An Xbox Series X upgrade was also announced at the event.
Destiny 2 is coming to Xbox Game Pass in September. We got a new trailer focuses on Xbox Series X gameplay at 4K 60 FPS.
S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2 looks stunning and it’s coming to Xbox Series X and PC as a console launch exclusive.
Warhammer 40,000: Darktide appears to be a new first-person shooter coming to Xbox Series X.
Tetris Effect: Connected
Microsoft’s console has long been ignored when it comes to Tetris Effect, but that’s about to change very soon. Today, the company announced that Tetris Effect: Connected is coming to Xbox One and Xbox Series X in Holiday 2020.
The Gunk is a new third-person adventure game from the makers of the SteamWorld franchise. It’s coming to Xbox One and Xbox Series X.
The Medium finally got gameplay footage that showcased the new dual-rendering visuals. You exist in both worlds at the same time and have to navigate both of its challenges. The game is only coming to Xbox Series X, so Xbox One owners are out of luck.
New Genesis: Phantasy Star Online 2
New Genesis: Phantasy Star Online 2 is coming to Xbox One and Xbox Series X in 2021. It adds unknown threats and much more to the expansive massively multiplayer online game.
CrossfireX got campaign footage that showcases the amazing visuals and tense story. The game is coming in 2020, but we weren’t provided a concrete release date.
Forza Horizon 4 will be optimized for the Xbox Series X at launch with Smart Delivery.
📺️Native 4K 60 FPS
🏁Quick Game Resume and Faster Load Times
🔎 Higher Visual Fidelity at Longer Distances
💲💲All at no additional cost. pic.twitter.com/p1uN531RYR
— Forza Horizon (@ForzaHorizon) July 23, 2020
Forza Horizon 4 and more games like Sea of Thieves are being optimized for Xbox Series X.
Microsoft ended the show with “one more thing.” Fable was officially announced for Xbox Series X and PC. While we didn’t get any footage, we know that it’s officially in development at Playground Games.
What did you think of the gameplay showcase? Which titles are you interested in? Let us know.
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