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Everything announced during Xbox Partner Preview 2024

A few release dates, some new game announcements and a lot of excitement.

The Xbox Partner Preview showcased several new game titles and releases for fans. There were a total of 14 games announced with two of them coming to Game Pass on Day 1. If you missed out on the event, here’s everything that was announced at the Xbox event.

All New Games announced at Xbox Partner Preview 2024

There were fourteen title announcements at the Xbox Partner Preview 2024. Quite a few of these games got new trailers as well as release windows or release dates. Here’s a quick list of all fourteen games that were a part of the Xbox Partner Preview 2024.

  1. Persona 3 Reload Expansion pass
  2. Frostpunk 2
  3. Kunitsu-Gami: Path of the Goddess
  4. Final Fantasy XIV Online
  5. Stalker Legends of the Zone
  6. Unknown 9: Awakening
  7. The Alters
  8. Creatures of Ava
  9. Sleight of Hand
  10. The Sinking City 2
  11. Khazan- The first Berserker
  12. Tales of Kenzera: Zau
  13. Monster Jam Showdown
  14. Griefville x Chucky

Frostpunk 2

Frostpunk 2 finally has a release date and it isn’t far away.

The superhit city-building survival sequel video game releases in July this year and will be available on PC Game Pass on its launch day. Frostpunk 2 releases on July 24, 2024 and fans can dive into the post-apocalyptic frozen world and try to survive. 

Frostpunk 2 will be released on multiple platforms, although yesterday’s reveal did not mention if the game will come out on Xbox on launch day. 

Frostpunk 2 is available for Pre-purchase on Steam right now.

Capcom's Kunitsu-Gami: Path of the Goddess

A new trailer dropped for Capcom’s Kunitsu-Gami: Path of Goddess. The game will also be released sometime later this year as the developers unveiled a release window for the game.It is a unique Japanese-inspired, single-player Kagura Action Strategy game.

First announced in 2023, as a player you have to cleanse the villages of Mt. Kafuku and protect the divine maiden at night. There are several side-quests as well, which will keep the gameplay exciting. 

Unknown 9: Awakening

Unknown 9: Awakening is an adventure game that lets you, the player shape the future of Unknown 9. It is a third-person action-adventure title that follows the life of a young child (now grown up) who was left to fend for herself in India. 

The game is set for a Summer 2024 release and the new trailer showcases a lot of beautiful graphics highlighting the cultural richness of India as well as the complexities. The Bandai Namco game will be available on PlayStation 5, Microsoft Windows, Xbox Series X and Series S.

Persona 3 Reload: Expansion Pass

There were some announcements regarding the Persona 3 reload as well. The game remake which released in January this year, will have some additional content to the Expansion pass. These features include an extended story, new costumes, background music tracks and much more.

The Persona 3 Reload: Expansion Pass will come to Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, and PC on March 12. The Expansion pass will be available for free to the Xbox Game Pass Ultimate users. 

Players will also be able to unlock the Velvet Costume & BGM Set in May 2024 with Velvet room-themed costumes and other unique music tracks. 

Sleight of Hand

Riffraff Games’ new title - Sleight of Hand - was also unveiled during the Xbox Partner Preview 2024. The journey of ‘Lady Luck’ through a city of taboo using a cursed set of cards gives this game a unique perspective. 

The ‘Hard-boiled 3rd person sim’ releases on Xbox and Game Pass as well. 

The Alters

The alternative sci-fi game by 11-bit Studios will see the main character trying to escape from a planet. The planet in question has deathly sunrays who have to focus on building, survival as well as adventure. The Alters will come to Game Pass, Xbox Series X|S, and Windows.

Monster Jam Showdown

Monster Jam Showdown is a brand new game announcement that shows monster trucks racing against each other. The game will release on Xbox Series S|X in 2024. 

Creatures of Ava

Several players will be pleased with Creatures of Ava, a brand-new game that was announced during the Xbox Partner Preview 2024. You have to save the planet from a life-consuming infection and in the process also learn about taming and understanding the animals of Ava. 

The game is non-violent as the developers had this as one of their priorities during game development. The main protagonist, Vic, uses a flute to communicate with the creatures on the planet. And the infection has a cure, but Vic has to investigate and find out the cure before she can breathe easy for her animal friends. 

Griefville: Survive the Nightmare!

There’s also something for horror game fans with Chucky on the loose in Griefville: Survive the Nightmare. It’s a classic horror game that follows the movie themes from the 80s and 90s. And the classic Chucky theme is something that still sends shivers down spines all over the world.

Tales of Kenzera: Zau

Tales of Kenzera: Zau features a story through a land filled with myth and legend. The player has several masks that help navigate through the various perils of the land. Players gain powers and skills that will help them navigate the higher levels of the game. 

Tales of Kenzera: Zau is an interesting game that feature a depth of knowledge of myth and world-building. The game releases on April 23, 2024. 

S.T.A.L.K.E.R. Legends of the Zone Trilogy

The Sinking City 2 

You guide your character through the mystery and quite horrific scenes of Arkham. With floods and quite abominable residents, this city will fill your need to play a horror-filled game. 

Final Fantasy XIV Online

Final Fantasy 14 will release on March 21 and it was once again showcased at the Xbox event. Square Enix also revealed that a Starter Edition will be available through Xbox Game Pass Ultimate from March 21 to April 19, 2024. 

First Berserker: Khazan

The First Berserker: Khazan focuses on betrayed hero Khazan who plots revenge on those who brought about his downfall. Set in the Dungeons and Dragons’ universe, the game’s gameplay trailer was revealed during the Xbox Partner Preview 2024. 

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