Xbox Series: Most Anticipated Releases of 2023
- Jan 18, 2023
The Xbox is quickly becoming one of the most popular consoles on the market, with a plethora of exciting games set to be released in 2023. From Hogwarts Legacy to Resident Evil 4 and Forza Motorsport, there are plenty of titles to get excited about. But with so many great games coming out, what should you look forward to the most? Here, we take a look at some of the most important releases coming to the Xbox Series this year.
The long-awaited Harry Potter game is finally here! Hogwarts Legacy from Avalanche Software is a magical RPG that allows players to experience life as a student at the world’s most prestigious witchcraft and wizardry school. This game promises to be a delight for all Potter fanatics, so make sure to keep an eye out for it.
Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty
Team Ninja has crafted another fantastic action RPG for us this year with Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty. Set in the Han Dynasty Era of China, this game sees players take on the role of a nameless soldier fighting for survival in a land of monsters and men. With Team Ninja’s signature fast-paced and fluid combat, this is sure to be an absolute delight to play.
Star Wars Jedi: Survivor
The long-awaited Star Wars sequel is finally here! Star Wars Jedi: Survivor builds on the narrative of Fallen Order as Cal Kestis continues his journey as a Jedi amidst an ever-darkening galaxy and an ever-tightening Empire’s grip. With new weapons, powers, and enemies to defeat, this game looks to be a must-have for all Star Wars fans.
Resident Evil 4 Remake
What’s a gaming season without a Resident Evil title? Capcom is remaking the iconic survival horror game for the Xbox Series, complete with updated visuals and performance, but with the same terrifying story from the original. Prepare to be scared out of your wits when Resident Evil 4 Remake arrives.
Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League
This new game that seeks to turn the tide of justice comes from the makers of the Batman Arkham series. Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League puts players in the shoes of four DC baddies — Harley Quinn, Deadshot, Captain Boomerang, and King Shark — as they fight to take down Earth’s greatest protectors corrupted by an alien force.
Mojang’s beloved franchise is getting a new spin-off with Minecraft Legends, an action-strategy game that tasks players with uniting the Overworld with the Netherworld. With hordes of Piglins to battle and plenty of loot to collect, this game will surely grab the hardcore Minecraft fans' attention.
Street Fighter 6
The sixth installment of the iconic fighting series is coming to the Xbox Series this June. Revisit the same characters from previous games, with a collection of returning favorite fighters and a few new faces as well. With improved visuals, a great fighting system, and an overall high-quality experience, Street Fighter 6 is sure to be a fighting fan’s paradise.
Blizzard has been teasing us for months about the fourth installment of the Diablo series, and it’s finally coming to the Xbox this June. Diablo IV promises more content than ever before, with a new twisted narrative set in Sanctuary, hordes of enemies to fight, and even more loot to collect. It's sure to be another classic Diablo experience that won’t be left forgotten.
Turn 10 Studios’ racing sim series is getting a new installment this summer, giving racing fans a chance to experience the vibrant and beautiful world of street racing. With realistic visuals and attention to detail that’s unparalleled in its genre, Forza Motorsport is set to be a must-have for any motorsport enthusiast.
Bethesda is taking us on a journey to a brand-new universe for the first time in 25 years, and it’s sure to be spectacular. Starfield features over 1000 planets to explore, customizable spaceships, and plenty of NPCs to chat with, all wrapped up in a grand narrative.
Arkane Studios is taking a break from its usual narrative-driven formula in favor of a cooperative multiplayer FPS game. Redfall puts players in the sleepy Massachusetts town overrun by vampires and tasks them with saving the town from a grim fate. With creative ways to take on the soulless horde, this game looks to be a unique offering by the studio.
Lies of P
Neowiz is looking to give the classic fairy tale of Pinocchio an update with Lies of P, an action RPG set in a dark Belle Époque world. Players have the task of finding Mr. Geppetto, which will involve surviving all kinds of horrors and dangers. With an intriguing story and a unique approach to the fairy tale, Lies of P looks to be a fantastic experience.
With a wide variety of titles to look forward to, it can be hard to choose the best one. However, the one game that most gamers are eagerly anticipating is Starfield. Its universe promises to be vast and filled with adventure, while its story and visuals look set to be stunning. With its hugely exciting gameplay, it is sure to be one of the highlights of the year.