Everything shown at the Xbox Partner Preview

Featuring Alan Wake, an adorable fox, and a few dinosaurs.

Today’s Xbox showcase debuted new footage and releases for games headed to Game Pass and Series X|S devices, including Ark, Like A Dragon, Alan Wake 2, and more.

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New reveals for other games, like Robocop: Rogue City, The Final, and Ikaro: Will Not Die, were also featured at the show. While they aren’t all brand-new titles, we did see gameplay reveals and demonstrations for games planning a 2024 launch, and even a few coming up soon. For a full list, keep scrolling; we’ve included the TLDR plus the Xbox Showcase trailer.

Like A Dragon: Infinite Wealth adds Animal Crossing

Release Date: January 26, 2024
Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PC (Steam, Windows), PS4, PS5
Yakuza can, and will, get all of us into the series someway, somehow. During today’s Xbox Partner showcase, developer Ryu Ga Gotoku debuted footage from Like a Dragon: Infinite Welath’s DonDoko Island getaway mode. It’s like Animal Crossing, just not for the small children in your life. Anyway, the island looks to maintain the endearing series humor, and I dig it.

First look at Metal Gear Solid Snake Eater

Release Date: TBD
Xbox Series X|S, PS5, PC
The 2004 PlayStation 2 MGS3 is back, almost 20 years later, as Metal Gear Solid Delta: Snake Eater. The Xbox showcase delivered Konami’s first in-engine look at the remake in Unreal Engine 5. It’s drastically different from the game I played as a child, but if you asked me to describe it back then, it’d probably be something this dramatic and intense.

Ark: Survival Ascended gameplay footage

Available Now
Xbox Series X|S, PS5

Ark, one of the earlier go-to survival games, is getting a top-to-bottom remake. This Unreal Engine 5 version adds cross-platform modding and major overhauls to the dino adventure you’re familiar with. New creature intelligence, physics, lighting, and rendering systems aim to deliver Ark, plus all of its DLC, in a modern, upgraded experience.

Alan Wake 2 launch trailer featuring Saga

Release Date: October 27, 2023
Xbox Series X|S, PS5, PC (Epic Games Stores)
We’re close to Alan Wake 2’s big day with just two days left. Today’s Xbox Preview showcase delivered one more tease to hold fans over until it’s time to revisit the writer’s horror story. In the latest footage, we get a glimpse of Saga Anderson’s side of the tale and a few monsters that I really nail the whole demonic-ex-smoker vibe.

Still Wakes the Deep

Release Date: 2024
Xbox Series X|S, Game Pass, PS5, PC (Steam)
I can’t believe it’s taken us this long to get a game about a hellish oil rig — it seems so obvious now. The studio behind Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs, The Chinese Room, is working on a horrifying, first-person action game delivering just that. The latest trailer is an eerie tour through the collapsing oil rig full of distant screams and nerve-wracking dives.

Dungeons of Hinterberg

Release Date: 2024
Xbox Series X|S, Game Pass
Dungeons of Hinterberg appeals to the cottagecore, Zelda lover in me. Another look at this action-adventure RPG showed off combat, cozy hangouts, and how you’ll grow relationships as Luisa. Developer Curve Games cheekily calls it a “slaycation,” as you’ll balance dungeon challenges with socializing in the Austrian Alps. It’s a striking one, with its vibrant, almost coloring-book-style art and charming designs. My list of cozy games grows longer.

Spirit of the North 2

Release Date: TBD
Xbox Series X|S, PS5, PC (Steam, Epic Games Store)
I’ll never grow tired of a sad-looking animal game. Once again, Spirit of the North follows a lonely fox (this one’s different) and adds a Raven companion to the journey. The original adventure from Infuse Studio was all about atmosphere and nature in a journey to find your way home. The sequel looks like a lovely return to the same spirit but given the added benefit of time and new consoles.

Manor Lords

Release Date: April 26, 2024 (Game Preview)
PC Game Pass, Steam
This city builder goes back to Ye Olde Days. Instead of highrises and bus routes, you’ll build the village well and marketplace. The latest trailer shows off Manor Lords’ regional divides, wars, and day-to-day life. It may not offer any modern marvels, but it certainly looks like there’s a lot to do for folks itching to try another city-building sim.

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