The summer period is often conducive to announcements of all kinds at the heart of the video game industry. Tonight was the online event organized by the publisher Annapurna Interactive, which will have offered Xbox Game Pass some indie nuggets such as 12 Minutes, Kentucky Route Zero: TV Edition or Last Stop. In vogue thanks to the temporary exclusivity PlayStation Stray and carried by projects as qualitative as they are bewitching, the publisher has rewarded us with several announcements, of which here is the summary. Seven Xbox games are affected, including 6 for the Xbox Game Pass.
Thirsty Suitors (Xbox Game Pass)
Annapurna announced the game during the Game Awards and offered us new gameplay phases during its summer showcase. The game developed by Outerloop Games will be based on culture, relationships, family pressures and self-expression.
The game doesn’t have a release date yet, but it will be available on Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PC, PS4, PS5, and Nintendo Switch. Good news, it will also integrate the Xbox Game Pass catalog.
Bounty Star (Xbox Game Pass)
Bounty Star is a game mixing the universe of mechas and western settings. The whole gives a colorful and original universe in which the heroine, Clementine McKinney, will have to face various dangers and adversaries. The game is expected for 2023 on Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PS4, PS5 and PC. It will directly join the Xbox Game Pass catalog.
Bounty Star is coming to Xbox, PlayStation, and Steam in 2023. You play as Clementine McKinney, a former soldier with no purpose or peace, who climbs back into a mech, fights gangs of mercenaries, and learns to care in the post-apocalyptic home in the desert. where it was destined to rot.
Outer Wilds on Xbox Series X|S and PS5 (Xbox Game Pass)
Already available everywhere, Outer Wilds will be optimized for Xbox Series X | S and PS5 at the start of the school year. The appointment is set for September 15, 2022, the date of the availability of the free update which will offer 60 frames per second.
Mockup (Xbox Game Pass)
Maquette is a recursive first-person puzzle that takes you into a universe where each building, plant or object is sometimes tiny, sometimes gigantic.
Maquette will be available this winter on Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S and Nintendo Switch. It will directly join the Xbox Game Pass catalog.
The creators of ABZÛ present The Pathless, a mystical adventure of an archer and an eagle in a vast forest. Become the Huntress, a master archer on a mystical island who faces a dark spell that threatens the world. Out this winter on Siwitch and Xbox.
Solar Ash (Xbox Game Pass)
Amidst a dreamlike, surreal landscape littered with the ruins of long-abandoned ancient civilizations, you play as Rei, a Void Runner determined to do anything to keep her planet from succumbing to the insatiable Ultravacuum and its endless appetite.
Battle packs of incredible creatures, skate your breath away, cling to insane heights, take down monstrous bosses, and ride the ash clouds of exploded, vanished, and void-swallowed worlds.
Solar Ash will directly join the Xbox Game Pass catalog this winter.
What remains of Edith Finch (Xbox Game Pass)
What Remains of Edith Finch returns in a version dedicated to the next generation on Xbox Series X|S and PlayStation 5. All this will be embellished with native support for 4K and 60 FPS. The developers say that owners of the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 versions will be able to update their game to this improved version for free.
Flock (Xbox Game Pass)
Flock is a new title unveiled at the conference. This is a multiplayer cooperative game about the joy of flying and collecting adorable flying creatures with your friends. Fly over beautiful landscapes in search of rare and elusive creatures to add to your herd. Coming soon to Xbox, PlayStation and Steam.
The game has no name, but we discovered the new project of Keita Takahashi, the creator of the Katamari Damacy series. Aside from a sleeping child and a dog licking his cheek, we won’t have anything else for today.
THE LOST WILD
The Lost Wild is billed as a survival horror adventure against nature’s most formidable and powerful life forms: dinosaurs. Explore an overgrown research facility in the heart of lush, wild land. Be resourceful, cautious, and uncover the mystery that nestles on the island.
The game is only announced on PC (Steam) for the moment, but we very much hope that the game will be available on Xbox when it is released in 2024.