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15 Timed Xbox Console Exclusives Announced

In the Xbox Games Showcase pre-show, Microsoft revealed a slew of diverse indie games that will launch first on Xbox in the near future.


This week's Xbox Games Showcase showed off first-party games like Halo Infinite and other AAA titles coming to Xbox Series X, but in the pre-show, Microsoft took a moment to acknowledge all the indie games launching on Xbox, including Series X, in the near future. In a montage, Microsoft revealed 15 games that are all coming first to console on Xbox as part of the ongoing Id@Xbox program. All of them have been optimized for Xbox Series X.

The upcoming games include 12 Minutes from Annapurna Interactive, a top-down interactive thriller about a man trapped in a time loop; The Ascent from Curve Digital, a solo and co-op action RPG set in a cyberpunk world; and Sable from Raw Fury, an open-world exploration game with a stunning comic book-esque art style

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Check out the full list of upcoming timed exclusives coming to Xbox Series X below, along with the release windows confirmed so far. Plus, catch up on today's biggest announcements so far in the Xbox Games Showcase.

  • 12 Minutes (2020)
  • Last Stop (2021)
  • Exo One (2020)
  • The Big Con (2021)
  • The Falconeer (2020)
  • Unexplored 2: The Wayfarer's Legacy (2021)
  • Tunic (release date TBD)
  • Song of Iron (2021)
  • Shredders (2021)
  • Mad Streets (2020)
  • Sable (release date TBD)
  • Dead Static Drive (2021)
  • The Artful Escape (2020)
  • Lake (2021)
  • The Ascent (2021)

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