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The Games Announced During the March Xbox Partner Preview

The Xbox Partner stream showed off a variety of games. There’s the expected port of Kenzera: ZAU as well as a Chucky crossover in Griefville, a Roblox horror game, which is available now. MMO fans will be happy to hear Final Fantasy 14 is finally making its way to Xbox and a starter pass will be available on Game Pass. The 2007 S.T.A.L.K.E.R. series will be packaged into the Legends of the Zone trilogy for new and returning fans.  Plenty of new games were also revealed on Wednesday. From RPG adventures to survival horror to real time strategy, there’s a little something for everyone. 

  1. Unknown 9 – Awakening

As Haroona, players will learn to channel powers from the “Fold” as she searches for hidden knowledge. This brings her to the attention of a dangerous faction that seeks to alter human history. Unknown 9 shows off dazzling locations from India to Portugal and some flashy combat. Haroona will get to control her enemies, dodge bullets, and hurl magic from a parallel reality. No release date has been revealed yet, but Unknown 9: Awakening is expected this year.

  1. Sleight of Hand

Sleight of Hand is a stealth action game with a deck building component. By choosing the right card players can set traps, blind enemies, interact with and teleport throughout your environment. If stealth doesn’t work out players can choose direct combat. Players will need to be efficient if they want to settle the score with their old coven. 

  1. Alters: All By Myselves

The Alters is a base building game where Jan has to create different versions of himself; one who graduated college, one who saved his marriage, etc. Don’t expect success to be simple in a game from the creators of This War of Mine and Frostpunk, which is getting a sequel this July. The planet Jan has crashed landed on is heading towards a massive sun. On top of that, each Alter has their own goals and existential doubts players must balance if they want to survive. 

  1. Creatures of Ava

In Creatures of Ava, Vic will tame creatures and fight off an infection known simply as the withering. Exploration is the main focus with combat built around healing and using flute melodies over defeating anything. Vic will travel through four unique biomes to unveil Ava’s secrets. To save Ava players will need to understand the withering at its core.

  1. The Sinking City 2

A sequel to The Sinking City was announced with a mind bending trailer. Players will battle well known monsters from the Cthulhu mythos, but there are new enemies to face as well. Set in an alternate 1920s America, players will need to discover the secrets of Arkham while surviving zealots. The Sinking City 2 promises a classic survival horror experience. A release window is still to be announced.

  1. The First Berserker Khazan

In this hardcore action game, players will become a great general who overcame death to get revenge. The First Berserker has a frantic paced hack-and-slash gameplay style with upgradable character and armor abilities. Players will need to survive imperial forces, conspiracies, and the very environment to clear Khazan’s name of treason. 

  1. Kinitsu-Gami: Path of the Goddess

Kinitsu-Gami combines action combat with real time strategy. Players will set their defenses during the day and battle creatures at night. Players will need to complete these cycles to guide the Maiden to the Torrii gates, where she’ll purify the defilement. Players become a guardian who will need to cooperate with the villagers, positioning them wisely, to restore peace. Kinitsu-Gami: Path of the Goddess is expected this year and will come to Game Pass.

Dia Tucker

Hello, fellow adventurers! I’m Dia Tucker, dwelling amidst the vibrant cultures and landscapes of the United States. My journey into the mesmerizing universes hidden within video games began in the whimsical days of my childhood. The epic narratives of the "Mass Effect" and "Elder Scrolls" series have always held a special place in my heart, guiding me through countless worlds and experiences. When I’m not crafting tales through words, you’ll find me delving into the boundless realms of MMOs, embarking on quests, and forging memories with companions from every corner of the globe. I invite you to join me as I share stories, insights, and adventures from both the pixelated worlds and the realms I create with words.

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