Xbox Series X/S: First Party Microsoft Games

Since the launch of the Xbox Series X and Series S, they are slowly releasing games that will be for both systems. All of these games will be able to run on the Xbox Series S as well, just on a lower rendering resolution.

Although there won’t be any purely Xbox Series X exclusives from first party studios in the near future, there are still confirmed Xbox and PC releases only. Although some might not come out for a few years, here are some games that you could look forward too:

First Party Microsoft Games

Halo Infinite

Offers a 60 frames per second campaign on Xbox Series X as well as P.C and Xbox One. (Release in 2021)

Watch the trailer here.



A reboot of the fantasy franchise coming to Xbox Series X and PC. (No Release Date)

Watch the trailer here.

State of Decay 3

A sequel to the open-world zombie series coming to Xbox Series X and PC.

Watch the trailer here.

Forza Motorsport

The next in the Forza series that will feature ray tracing alongside 4K, 60 frames per second racing coming to Xbox Series X and PC.

Watch the trailer here.


The new property by Rare, “Inspired by the world around us”

Watch the trailer here.


A first-person role-playing game set in the Pillars of Eternity universe from Obsidian Entertainment is to Xbox Series X and PC.

Watch the trailer here.

As Dusk Falls

Created by new studio INTERIOR/NIGHT in partnership with Microsoft Game Studios, this is a “multi-generational story set in the American Southwest about resilience, sacrifice and how the mistakes of the older generation transmit to the younger”. Coming to Xbox Series X, Xbox One and PC.

Watch the trailer here.

S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2

The next entry in the survival horror shooter series will be coming to PC and making its console debut on Xbox Series X.

Watch the trailer here.

The Medium 2

Blooper Team’s psychological game features the work of Silent Hill composer Akira Yamaoka and Arkadiusz Reikowski. Coming to PC and Xbox Series X in 2020 as an Xbox console timed-exclusive:

Watch the trailer here.

Senua’s Saga: Hellblade II

A sequel to Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice, from the now Microsoft Game Studios-owned Ninja Theory, which is “being built to leverage the full power of Xbox Series X”. Of course, as mentioned, except it to appear on Xbox One and PC also.

Watch the trailer here.


 An atmospheric first-person adventure developed by Ebb. An Xbox Series X console exclusive at launch, it will also be coming to Xbox Game Pass.

Watch the trailer here.

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