The summer period is often conducive to announcements of all kinds in the heart of the video game industry. Tonight, the online event was 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. Fashioned thanks to the temporary exclusivity PlayStation Stray and carried by projects as qualitative as they are enchanting, the publisher has rewarded us with several announcements, of which here is the summary. Seven Xbox games are affected, including 6 for Xbox Game Pass.
Thirsty Suitors (Xbox Game Pass)
Annapurna announced the game during the Game Awards and offered us new gameplay stages during the summer showcase. The game developed by Outerloop Games will be based on culture, relationships, family pressure 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 that mixes the universe of mechas and western settings. It all provides a colorful and original universe where the heroine, Clementine McKinney, must face various dangers and opponents. 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, an ex-soldier without purpose or peace who climbs back into a mech, fights mercenaries and learns to care in a post-apocalyptic time. 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 deal is set for September 15, 2022, the date of availability of the free update, which will offer 60 frames per second.
Mockup (Xbox Game Pass)
Maquette is a recursive first-person puzzle game that takes you into a universe where every building, plant or object is sometimes small, 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.
From 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 mysterious island facing 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 whatever it takes to prevent her planet from succumbing to the insatiable Ultravacuum and its endless appetite .
Fight packs of incredible creatures, take 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 joins the Xbox Game Pass catalog directly this winter.
What’s Left 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 games to this enhanced version for free.
Flock (Xbox Game Pass)
Flock is a new title that was revealed 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 pack. 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. Apart from a sleeping child and a dog licking its cheek, we have nothing 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 inventive, careful and uncover the mystery that lies on the island.
The game is only announced on PC (Steam) at the moment, but we very much hope that the game will be available on Xbox when it releases in 2024.