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New Xbox Series X games: upcoming Xbox Series X/S game release dates

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Looking for the best new Xbox Series X games for 2021? We’re here to help. There are many fantastic new Xbox Series X games on the way this year that will make the most of your new games console, whether you have an Xbox Series X or Xbox Series S – if you don’t have either, this list might convince you to pick one up.

The first half of 2021 was a little light on new releases – for a few different reasons, but mostly the pandemic. However, the tail end of the year looks set to be packed with all kinds of new Xbox Series X games, with the likes of Halo Infinite and Forza Horizon 5 confirmed for the Xbox Series X/S in 2021.

But with lots of new games heading our way this year – coupled with lots of delays – it can be a challenge to keep track of what’s being released and when we can expect it.  That's why we've selected the biggest new Xbox Series X game release dates in 2021 and beyond below, so you know exactly when you can get your hands on this year's new Xbox Series X games.

New Xbox Series X games 2021: most-anticipated upcoming games

Forza Horizon 5

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New Xbox Series X games coming out in September 2021

Hot Wheels Unleashed

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  • Hot Wheels Unleashed – September 30 (PS5, Xbox Series X/S, PC, PS4, Xbox One, Switch)
  • Astria Ascending - September 30 (Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One, PC, Switch, PS4, PS5)

New Xbox Series X games coming out in October 2021

Far Cry 6

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  • FIFA 22 – October 1 (PS5, Xbox Series X/S, PS4, Xbox One, PC)
  • Super Monkey Ball Banana Mania - October 5 (Switch, PC, PS5, Xbox Series X, PS4, Xbox One)
  • Far Cry 6 - October 7 (PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X, Stadia)
  • Moonglow Bay - October 7 (Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One, PC)
  • Back 4 Blood - October 12 (PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, PC)
  • Crysis Remastered Trilogy – October 15 (PC, PS5, Xbox Series X, PS4, Xbox One)
  • Demon Slayer: The Hinokami Chronicles - October 15 (PS5, Xbox Series X/S, PS4, Xbox One, PC_)
  • The Dark Pictures Anthology: House of Ashes – October 22 (PS5, Xbox Series X/S, PS4, Xbox One, PC)
  • Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy - October 26 (PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One, Switch, PC)
  • Riders Republic - October 28 (PC, PS4, PS5, Stadia, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S)

New Xbox Series X games coming out in November 2021

Forza Horizon 5

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  • Call of Duty: Vanguard – November 5 (PC, PS5, Xbox Series X, PS4, Xbox One)
  • Forza Horizon 5 - November 9 (Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One, PC)
  • Jurassic World Evolution 2 – November 9 (PC, PS5, Xbox Series X, PS4, Xbox One)
  • Battlefield 2042 - November 19 - (XSX, PC, PS5, PS4, Xbox One)
  • Beyond a Steel Sky – November 30 (PS5, Xbox Series X, PS4, Xbox One, Switch)

New Xbox Series X games coming out in December 2021

Halo Infinite

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  • Halo Infinite – December 8 (PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series X)
  • Shredders – December TBC (Xbox Series X/S)

New Xbox Series X games 2021: TBC 2021 and beyond

Everwild

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  • eFootball – Fall 2021 (PC, PS5, Xbox Series X, PS4, Xbox One)
  • Nickelodeon All-Star Brawl – Fall 2021 (PS5, Xbox Series X/S, PS4, Xbox One, Switch)
  • Anacrusis - Fall 2021 (Xbox Series X/S, PC, Xbox One)
  • Adios - TBC 2021 (Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One) 
  • Scorn – TBC 2021 (Xbox Series X)
  • Call of Duty: Warzone – TBC 2021 (PS5, Xbox Series X/S)
  • Demon Turf - TBC 2021 (Xbox One, PC, Xbox Series X/S)
  • Five Nights at Freddy's: Security Breach - TBC 2021 (PS5, PS4, PC)
  • Chorus - TBC 2021 (PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X, Stadia)
  • CrossfireX - TBC 2021 (Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One)
  • Dead Static Drive - TBC 2021 (Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One)
  • Echo Generation - TBC 2021 (Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One)
  • Unexplored 2: The Wayfarer's Legacy - TBC 2021 (Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One)
  • Exo One - TBC 2021 (Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One, PC)
  • She Dreams Elsewhere - TBC 2021 (Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One)
  • Warhammer 40K: Darktide - TBC 2021 (Xbox Series X/S)
  • Song of Iron - TBC 2021 (Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One)
  • RPG Time - TBC 2021 (Xbox Series X/S)
  • Art of Rally - TBC 2021 (Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One)
  • Tunic - TBC 2021 (Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One)
  • Way to the Woods - TBC 2021 (Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One)
  • Hello Neighbor 2 - TBC 2021 ( Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One, PC)
  • The Gunk - TBC 2021 (Xbox Series X/S)
  • Rainbow Six Extraction – January 2022 (PC, PS4, Xbox One, PS5, XSX)
  • Elden Ring - January 21, 2022 (PS4, Xbox One, PC, PS5, Xbox Series X/S)
  • Dying Light 2 - February 4, 2022 (PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, PC)
  • Destiny 2: The Witch Queen – February 22, 2022 (PC, PS5, Xbox Series X PS4, Xbox One, Stadia)
  • Saints Row – February 25, 2022 (PC, PS5, Xbox Series X, PS4, Xbox One)
  • WWE 2K22 – March 2022 
  • GTA 5 – March 2022 (PS5, Xbox Series X/S)
  • GTA Online – March 2022 (PS5, Xbox Series X/S)
  • Marvel's Midnight Suns – March 2022 (PC, PS5, Xbox Series X, PS4, Xbox One Switch)
  • S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2: Heart of Chernobyl - April 28 2022 (Xbox Series X/S, PC)
  • Starfield - November 11, 2022 (Xbox Series X/S, PC)
  • Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga – Spring 2022 (PC, PS4, Xbox One, PS5, Xbox Series X and Switch)
  • Redfall – Summer 2022 (PC, Xbox Series X)
  • Little Witch in the Woods - TBC 2022 (Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One)
  • Hogwarts Legacy - TBC 2022 (PS5, PS4, Xbox One, Xbox Series X, PC)
  • Life is Strange Remastered Collection - TBC 2022 (Xbox Series X/S, PS5, PS4, Xbox One, PC, Stadia, Switch)
  • Gotham Knights - TBC 2022 (PS5, PS4, Xbox One, Xbox Series X, PC)
  • Two Point Campus - TBC 2022 (PC, Switch, Xbox One, PS4, PS5, Xbox Series X/S)
  • DokeV - TBC 2022 (PC confirmed, consoles to be confirmed)
  • The Lord of the Rings: Gollum - TBC 2022 (PS4, PS5, Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One, Switch, PC)
  • Lost Eidolons - TBC 2022 (Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One, PC)
  • Blood Bowl 3 – TBC 2022 (PC, PS5, Xbox Series X/S, PS4, Xbox One, Switch)
  • Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice - TBC 2022 (PS5, Xbox Series X/S and PC)
  • Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora - TBC 2022 (PS5, Xbox Series X/S, PC, Stadia and Amazon Luna)
  • The Outer Worlds 2 – TBC 2022 (PC, Xbox Series X)
  • Payday 3 – TBC 2023 (PC confirmed, consoles TBC)
  • Hellblade 2: Senua's Saga – TBC (Xbox Series X/S, PC)
  • Skull & Bones – TBC
  • Everwild - TBC (Xbox Series X, PC)
  • State of Decay 3 - TBC (Xbox Series X, PC)
  • Forza Motorsport 8 - TBC (PC, Xbox Series X/S)
  • Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time Remake - TBC (PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, PC) 
  • The Elder Scrolls 6 - TBC
  • Loot River - TBC (PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S)
  • Dragon Age 4 - TBC
  • Indiana Jones - TBC
  • Overwatch 2 - TBC
  • Nobody Saves the World - TBC (Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, PC)
  • Fable - TBC (Xbox Series X/S, PC)
  • BioShock 4 - TBC 
  • Beyond Good and Evil 2 -  TBC
  • Avowed - TBC (Xbox Series X/S, PC)
  • The Sims 5 - TBC 
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