These 20+ Games Are Coming To Xbox This Week (Dec 1-4)

Welcome to your weekly Xbox roundup! We've got a few 'Optimised for Xbox Series X' titles heading our way over the next few days, as well as some previously announced and newly announced Xbox Game Pass games!

New Xbox Releases (Dec 1-4)

Optimised for Xbox Series X|S

Football Manager 2021: Xbox Edition (Dec 1) (Smart Delivery)
Football Manager 2021: Xbox Edition (Dec 1) (Smart Delivery)
  • Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege (Dec 1) (Smart Delivery): "The PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X versions of the game will support 4K resolution and up to 120 frames per second for players with displays that can support both..."
  • Football Manager 2021: Xbox Edition (Dec 1) (Smart Delivery): "Based on Football Manager Touch, FM21 Xbox is fully optimised for victory with the Xbox Controller on Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One."
  • Haven (Dec 3) (Smart Delivery): "Glide through a mysterious landscape, explore a fragmented world and fight against what’s trying to tear them apart in this RPG adventure about love, rebellion, and freedom."
  • Immortals Fenyx Rising (Dec 3) (Smart Delivery): "Play as Fenyx, a new, winged demigod, on a quest to save the Greek gods. The fate of the world is at stake – you are the gods’ last hope."
  • FIFA 21 for Xbox Series X (Dec 4) (Free Upgrade): "Feel next level in FIFA 21 on Xbox Series X|S on December 4. Progress in VOLTA FOOTBALL and FIFA Ultimate Team™ carries over via your EA Account."
  • Madden NFL 21 for Xbox Series X (Dec 4) (Free Upgrade): "Feel next level in Madden NFL 21 on Xbox Series X|S on December 4. Acquired content in MUT and progress in The Yard carries over via your EA account."

Xbox One

Empire of Sin (Dec 1)
Empire of Sin (Dec 1)
  • Football Manager 2021: Xbox Edition (Dec 1) (Smart Delivery): "Based on Football Manager Touch, FM21 Xbox is fully optimised for victory with the Xbox Controller on Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One."
  • Chronos: Before the Ashes (Dec 1): "Chronos: Before the Ashes is an atmospheric RPG that chronicles a hero’s lifelong quest to save their homeland from a great evil."
  • Empire of Sin (Dec 1): "Empire of Sin is a new strategy game brought to you by Romero Games and Paradox Interactive that puts you at the heart of the ruthless criminal underworld of 1920s Prohibition-era Chicago."
  • Twin Mirror (Dec 1): "Forced to confront his past, Sam Higgs uses his unique intellectual abilities to uncover his hometown’s dark secrets. But how do you know who to trust when you’re not even sure you can trust yourself?"
  • Red Dead Online Standalone (Dec 1): "For the first time, new players who do not already own Red Dead Redemption 2 can experience everything Red Dead Online has to offer..."
  • Habroxia (Dec 2): "Pilot the ship Habroxia through 15 levels featuring intense boss fights, rescue missions, shifting perspectives and untold surprises."
  • Paw Paw Paw (Dec 2): "Paw Paw Paw was a peaceful and prosperous kingdom until one fateful day, when the King had decided to enforce everyone to wear pants."
  • Haven (Dec 3) (Smart Delivery): "Glide through a mysterious landscape, explore a fragmented world and fight against what’s trying to tear them apart in this RPG adventure about love, rebellion, and freedom."
Dragon Quest XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age - Definitive Edition (Dec 4)
Dragon Quest XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age - Definitive Edition (Dec 4)
  • Immortals Fenyx Rising (Dec 3) (Smart Delivery): "Play as Fenyx, a new, winged demigod, on a quest to save the Greek gods. The fate of the world is at stake – you are the gods’ last hope."
  • Phogs! (Dec 3): "In PHOGS! you play as a duo of dogs on a captivating, puzzle-filled adventure. Linked by a stretchy belly, you’ll need to bark, bite and bounce your way through obstacles set across the themed worlds of Food, Sleep and Play, in co-op or single-player."
  • Wildfire (Dec 3): "Use your elemental powers to start fires, freeze water, and move earth as you outsmart superstitious enemies in this mischievous 2D stealth game."
  • Wonder Blade (Dec 3): "What do you get when you cross a whimsical adventure, humorous characters, and combat to die for? Wonder Blade!"
  • DARQ Complete Edition (Dec 4): "DARQ will take you on a journey through Lloyd's dreams that quickly turns into a loop of nightmares. Open your mind and discover different perspectives in Lloyd's gloomy world."
  • Duck Life Adventure (Dec 4): "Design your own duck and embark on an epic adventure! Explore an enormous new area to find training dojos, shops and ducks to race and battle."
  • Guntastic (Dec 4): "A fast paced couch and online arena brawler with comically violent, one-shot one-kill battles that last for just 25 seconds – after which anyone who's still alive is forcibly eliminated."
Twin Mirror (Dec 1)
Twin Mirror (Dec 1)
  • JCB Pioneer Mars (Dec 4): "Experience incredible survival sandbox gameplay and explore Mars using a selection of futuristic, ultra-rugged JCB vehicles designed specifically for the challenge."
  • John Wick Hex (Dec 4): "John Wick Hex is a fast-paced, action-oriented strategy game that makes you think and strike like John Wick, the professional hitman of the critically acclaimed film franchise."
  • Nine Witches: Family Disruption (Dec 4): "Take control of two playable heroes as they embark on a comedic, alternate-history adventure with a truly original story (99.9999% guaranteed)."
  • Ruinverse (Dec 4): "RPG with a two-souled heroine! Discover the mystery behind the stone monuments! What will happen to this weird party in their adventure?"
  • Shoot 1UP DX (Dec 4): "Instead of stowing each 1UP you collect, each new ship becomes playable immediately, resulting in an ever-growing armada of destruction!"
  • Sleepin' Deeply (Dec 4): "In this new chapter of The Guy, you’ll be challenged with new puzzles generated by the surreal dreams of the protagonist."
  • Steampunk Tower 2 (Dec 4): "Steampunk Tower 2 is an action-strategy game set in the alternative Steampunk universe. In Lord Bingham’s military service there is a new secret weapon under your command, the gigantic aircraft Carrier transporting the Battle Tower."

Xbox Game Pass Titles (Currently Announced)

Xbox Series X|S

Xbox One

PC

More details and screenshots for most of these titles are available over at Xbox Wire. Is there anything you're particularly looking forward to in this list? Let us know in the comments below.