Xbox Series X/S launch games: here’s the 30 next-gen optimized titles

By Stephany Nunneley, Thursday, 15 October 2020 14:31 GMT

Microsoft has revealed 30 games optimized for Xbox Series X/S that will be available on day one for the next-gen consoles.

Of the 30 games for Xbox Series X/S available on day one, 20 will feature Smart Delivery and are upgraded automatically. There will also be “thousands of games” that are backward compatible across four generations.

Here’s the list:

  • Assassins Creed Valhalla (Smart Delivery)
  • Borderlands 3 (Smart Delivery)
  • Bright Memory 1.0 (Smart Delivery)
  • Cuisine Royale (Smart Delivery)
  • Dead by Daylight (Xbox Game Pass + Smart Delivery)
  • Devil May Cry 5: Special Edition
  • Dirt 5 (Smart Delivery)
  • Enlisted
  • Evergate
  • The Falconeer (Smart Delivery)
  • Fortnite
  • Forza Horizon 4 (Xbox Game Pass + Smart Delivery)
  • Gears 5 (Xbox Game Pass + Smart Delivery)
  • Gears Tactics (Xbox Game Pass + Smart Delivery)
  • Grounded (Xbox Game Pass + Smart Delivery)
  • King Oddball (Smart Delivery)
  • Maneater (Smart Delivery)
  • Manifold Garden (Smart Delivery)
  • NBA 2K21
  • Observer: System Redux
  • Ori and the Will of the Wisps (Xbox Game Pass + Smart Delivery)
  • Planet Coaster (Smart Delivery)
  • Tetris Effect: Connected (Xbox Game Pass + Smart Delivery)
  • The Touryst (Xbox Game Pass + Smart Delivery)
  • War Thunder (Smart Delivery)
  • Warhammer: Chaosbane Slayer Edition
  • Watch Dogs: Legion (Smart Delivery)
  • WRC 9 FIA World Rally Championship (Smart Delivery)
  • Yakuza: Like a Dragon (Smart Delivery)
  • Yes, Your Grace (Smart Delivery)

This isn’t an extensive list of all the games releasing on Xbox Series X/S, obviously, as there are plenty of titles to be coming to the system.

You have the biggies like Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War on November 13, Destiny 2: Beyond Light coming November 10 and optimized for Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S on December 8, and Cyberpunk 2077 on November 19 which will also take advantage of Xbox’s Smart Delivery technology.

Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S launch on November 10.

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