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Upcoming Xbox games: What’s coming soon on Xbox Series X/S and Xbox One

All the games you will be able to play on the Microsoft console.

The Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S play host to a lot of new games.
Published: Monday, 5th July 2021 at 12:18 pm

Those of us who have been fortunate enough to get our hands on the recently released Xbox Series X and PS5 have been enjoying the power of the consoles for a while now, and conversation has moved on to what new games are on the way for them, and for the older Xbox consoles too.


The good news is, there's loads to come! 2021 is only halfway through and most of the big-hitters for the year are yet to be released, so Autumn once again looks like it will be a very busy gaming season and we would not have it any other way.

Here are all the games with confirmed dates for release on the Xbox Series X and the One range so far.

Upcoming Xbox exclusive games

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While the situation looks set to change in the near future with all the studios that Microsoft has purchased (including Bethesda), exclusive titles are currently thin on the ground, and the ones that we know are coming do not have set release dates at the time of writing. Here they are listed below, and we will post updates when release dates are confirmed.

  • Microsoft Flight Simulator (Xbox Series X only) - 27th July (Pre-order)
  • 12 Minutes - 19th August
  • Sable - 23rd September
  • Adios (TBC 2021)
  • The Artful Escape (TBC 2021)
  • The Ascent (TBC 2021)
  • The Big Con (TBC 2021)
  • Crossfire X (TBC 2021)
  • Dead Static Drive (TBC 2021)
  • Echo Generation (TBC 2021)
  • ExoMecha (TBC 2021)
  • Exo One (TBC 2021)
  • The Gunk (TBC 2021)
  • Halo Infinite - (TBC, expected late 2021)
  • The Last Stop (TBC 2021)
  • Lake (TBC 2021)
  • Little Witch in the Woods (TBC 2021)
  • Psychonauts 2 (TBC 2021)
  • RPG Time (TBC 2021)
  • Sable (TBC 2021)
  • Scorn (TBC 2021)
  • She Dreams Elsewhere (TBC 2021)
  • Shredders (TBC 2021)
  • Song of Iron (TBC 2021)
  • Tunic (TBC 2021)
  • Twelve Minutes (TBC 2021)
  • Unexplored 2: The Wayfarer’s Legacy (TBC 2021)
  • Warhammer 40K: Darktide (TBC 2021)
  • Way to the Woods (TBC 2021)
  • The Wild at Heart (TBC 2021)

Non-exclusive upcoming Xbox games

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While we may not have much intel on the exact dates for the 2021 Xbox exclusives, we do know the dates for many games that will be released on multiple platforms. As with the above list, there will be changes to the below and new additions added as the year goes on - including the big hitters coming later in the year as part of the 2021 gaming season.

July Xbox Games

  • A Plague Tale: Innocence - 6th July
  • Crash Drive 3 - 8th July
  • Blaster Master Zero 2 - 15th July
  • F1 2021 - 16th July (Pre-order)
  • Cris Tales - 20th July
  • Death's Door - 20th July
  • Last Stop - 22nd July
  • Orcs Must Die! 3- 23rd July
  • Samurai Warriors 5 - 27th July
  • The Ascent - 29th July
  • Fuga: Melodies of Steel - 29th July
  • Paint the Town Red - 29th July

August Xbox Games

  • In Sound Mind - 3rd August (Pre-order)
  • Lemnis Gate - 3rd August
  • Ever Forward - 5th August
  • Foreclosed - 12th August (Pre-order)
  • Skatebird- 12th August
  • Hades - 13th August (Pre-order)
  • Yuoni - 19th August
  • RiMS Racing - 19th August (Pre-order)
  • Madden NFL 22 - 20th August (Pre-order)
  • Aliens: Fireteam Elite - 24th August
  • King's Bounty II - 24th August
  • Psychonauts 2 - 25th August
  • Hotel Life: A Resort Simulator - 26th August

September Xbox Games

  • Riders Republic - 2nd September (Pre-order)
  • WRC 10 - 2nd September (Pre-order)
  • Big Rumble Boxing: Creed Champions - 3rd September (Pre-order)
  • Sonic Colors: Ultimate - 7th September (Pre-order)
  • Life Is Strange: True Colors - 10th September (Pre-order)
  • Tales of Arise - 10th September (Pre-order)
  • Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Extraction - 16th September (Pre-order)
  • Aragami 2 - 17th September
  • Diablo II: Resurrected - 23rd September
  • Lost Judgment - 24th September
  • Ghostrunner - 28th September
  • Astria Ascending - 30th September
  • Hot Wheels Unleashed - 30th September (Pre-order)
  • Life Is Strange: Remastered Collection - 30th September
  • Melty Blood: Type Lumina - 30th September

October Xbox games

  • Exophobia - 5th October
  • Super Monkey Ball: Banana Mania - 5th October
  • Far Cry 6 - 7th October (Pre-order)
  • Back 4 Blood - 12th October (Pre-order)
  • Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba – The Hinokami Chronicles - 15th October
  • Battlefield 2042 - 22nd October (Pre-order)
  • The Dark Pictures Anthology: House of Ashes - 22nd October
  • Guardians of the Galaxy - 26th October (Pre-order)

November/December Xbox games

  • Just Dance 2022 - 4th November (Pre-order)
  • Forza Horizon 5 - 9th November
  • Grand Theft Auto V - 11th November
  • Dying Light 2 Stay Human - 7th December (Pre-order)

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