The Best New Games Confirmed For Xbox Series X In 2020
The next-generation of Xbox is just around the corner. Since the announcement of price and release dates, the internet has been buzzing with anticipation for Microsoft’s newest consoles. The Xbox Series X & S will bring new levels of gaming to the next generation of console gamers. The consoles have been built for high-performances, with their lofty price tags one example of the kind of hardware you can expect when you plug your Xbox Series X or S in on November 10.
To help you get even more amped, we’ve compiled a list of Every Confirmed Game For Xbox Series X & S.
Assassin’s Creed Valhalla
Expected Release: November 10, 2020
Assassin’s Creed Valhalla is the most anticipated Xbox Series X/S launch title. The game which has been developed by Ubisoft Montreal and published by Ubisoft, will take place in the 9th century AD. Assassin’s Creed Valhalla will recount an alternate version of the Vikings invasions of Britain. This game will release two days earlier on Xbox Series X than it will on PS5.
Assassin’s Creed Valhalla is a continuation of the Assassin’s Creed franchise and the successor to 2018’s, Assassin’s Creed Odyssey.
Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War
Expected Release: November 13, 2020
Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War is the 17th installment in the Call of Duty franchise. The game is being developed by Treyarch and Raven Software and published by Activision.
COD: Blacks Ops Cold War is set in the early 1980’s, during the Cold War. The campaign will follow CIA agent Russell Adler, desperate to track down alleged Soviet spy, Perseus.
Expected Release: TBA 2020
Crossfire X is still yet to receive a hard release date, but the title is still billed for release in 2020. The game is a first-person shooter and will be an Xbox Series X & S exclusive. Crossfire X will be the console version of the popular Crossfire, released in South Korea in 2007.
Expected Release: November 19, 2020
Cyberpunk 2077 is THE most anticipated game of 2020. Technically, Cyberpunk 2077 is billed for release on Xbox Series X in 2021, but the games initial release on Xbox One will occur in 2020. While we may lose a point for accuracy, we couldn’t pass up the chance to add this highly anticipated, massively open-world first-person RPG to the list.
DIRT 5, will actually be released on Xbox One prior to the launch of Xbox Series X/S. But as of this article, this is still a brand spanking new game. I’d imagine most gamers expecting to purchase the new consoles will hold off on game purchase in the month leading up to launch.
DIRT 5 is a continuation of the DIRT franchise. The racing game is developed by Codemasters. This is the 8th game to carry the “DIRT” title.
Expected Release: October 9, 2020
Similar to DIRT 5, FIFA 21 will be release on the Xbox One prior to the launch of Xbox Series X. It’s unknown at this point exactly what day FIFA 21 will be released for next gen consoles, but I would be surprised if it wasn’t before the end of the year.
Immortals: Fenyx Rising will be an action/adventure game. The title is being developed by Ubisoft Quebec and published by Ubisoft. The game will be set in a large open-world environment. Players will be able to customise the gender, voice and appearance of the main character at any point.
Immortals: Fenyx Rising is set to release across all platforms, including Xbox One & PS4, on December 3, 2020.
Expected Release: Holiday Season, 2020
When humanity attempts to colonise an alien planet, their plans go astray. After being caught in an energy storm, the planets inhabitants and the colonists receive superhuman abilities.
Outriders will be a third-person shooter, intertwined with elements from RPG’s. Players will have the opportunity to create custom characters and assign them with a class type, each providing the player with unique characteristics.
The Ascent is set in a cyberpunk-like world and is a solo and co-op role playing game (RPG). After the mega corporation that owns you and many others collapses, your world is thrown into utter chaos. It’s up to you to stop corporations and enemies from taking over in this ‘every man for themselves’ title.
The Ascent is being developed by Neon Giant and Published by Curve Digital.
Ultimate Fishing Simulator 2
Expected Release: Late 2020
Still under COVID restrictions and can’t make it to your favourite lake? No worries, Ultimate Fishing Simulator 2 is on it’s way to Xbox Series X and S. Ultimate Fishing Simulator 2 is being developed by MasterCode, and is touted as the most comprehensive fishing game of all-time!
UFS 2 doesn’t have a confirmed release date, but is expected to release in late 2020.
Watch Dogs Legion
Expected Release: November 10, 2020
Watch Dogs: Legion will be the third title in the ever-popular Watch Dogs series. The game is being developed by Ubisoft Toronto and published by Ubisoft. The game will be set in an open-world, fictionalised version of London. Watch Dogs: Legion will allow you to control multiple characters as they’re recruited throughout the gameplay. The game is touted by it’s developers and publishers as the most dynamic Watch Dogs game to date.
Watch Dogs: Legion will release on current consoles in late October, before being made available for Xbox Series X on launch day.