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Release Calendar: August 27 – 31

This is a VERY EXCITING week! Not only is the week of our Pre-PAX Open House, it’s also the week we get to see some truly superb games release on the Xbox One! Strange BrigadeDayZ, and Bad North are three of our most anticipated titles—and that’s not all! Here’s the full lineup coming out via ID@Xbox next week:

Strange Brigade (August 28)

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Seteki the Witch Queen has risen once again, and only one troop of daring heroes can stand against her fearsome army of mummified monstrosities: The Strange Brigade!

Explore remarkable ruins, solve perilous puzzles and uncover tantalizing treasure while blasting your way through an array of undead enemies in thrilling third-person action that’s certain to bring out your inner adventurer! More info available on the official game website.

Regions: Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong SAR, Hungary, India, Israel, Italy, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Republic of Ireland, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovakia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States

 

Splash Blast Panic (August 28)

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SPLASH BLAST PANIC is a multiplayer competitive party game where you must shoot, ram, dodge and overall bully your opponents outside the screen with a variety of watergun-based weaponry. More info available on the official game website.

Regions: Everywhere except Japan and S. Korea

 

Shikhondo: Soul Eater (August 28)

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Shikhondo: Soul Eater is a Korean bullet-hell shoot ‘em up, set within a beautiful and bizarre world of Asian mythology. Armies of yokai have escaped from Limbo. They are spreading like a plague across the land, sowing fear and stealing souls. You must destroy the pestilent invaders and free the captures souls from eternal torment.

Includes Arcade, Hardcore, and Local Co-op modes. More info available on the official game website.

Regions: Argentina, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong SAR, Hungary, India, Israel, Italy, Mexico, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Republic of Ireland, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovakia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States

 

Bad North (August 28)

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Your home is under attack. The king is dead at the hands of Viking invaders. Hope is a distant glimmer in the fog, fading fast with every passing moment. As you rise to take your father’s place as ruler, it will fall to you to stage your defenses. But make no mistake—this is no fight for victory, but a desperate grasp for survival. More info available on the official game website.

Regions: Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, India, Israel, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Republic of Ireland, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Slovakia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States

 

DayZ (August 29)

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Launching into Xbox Game Preview! The post-soviet country of Chernarus is struck by an unknown virus, turning the majority population into frenzied infected. Fighting over resources has bred a hostile mentality among survivors, driving what’s left of humanity to collapse. You are one of the few immune to the virus – how far will you go to survive? More info available on the official game website.

Regions: Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong SAR, Hungary, India, Israel, Italy, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Republic of Ireland, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovakia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States

 

3on3 FreeStyle (August 29)

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Welcome to one of the most diverse and competitive but unifying sports in the world – street basketball.

3on3 FreeStyle features fast-paced real-time basketball match against live opponents. It is you with friends versus three of them! More info available on the official game website.

Regions: Argentina, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, India, Israel, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Republic of Ireland, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovakia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States

 

Twin Robots: Ultimate Edition (August 29)

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Only you can help the Twin Robots pass their tests and escape the old factory in one piece! More info available on the official game website.

Regions: Everywhere except S. Korea

 

Divinity: Original Sin 2 (August 30)

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Launching out of Xbox Game Preview! The multi award-winning RPG from Larian Studios. Experience a sandbox RPG with almost limitless opportunities in a highly interactive world. Supports 2-player split screen and 4-player online co-op. Choose from up to six origin characters, or create your own and embark on an adventure to restore the Divine! More info available on the official game website.

Regions: Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong SAR, Hungary, Israel, Italy, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Republic of Ireland, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovakia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States

 

The VideoKid (August 31)

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Test your skills to the max with this fun & challenging arcade style skate game set in a retro 1980s neighbourhood filled with danger…

Skate, hitch and grind your way through hazardous streets; dodging 80s bikes, cars, trucks, trains & more. The Videokid is jam packed with 80s nostalgia. Relive classic moments of all your favourite movie, tv and cartoon characters and remember… the further you get the more epic the references become! More info available on the official game website.

Regions: Everywhere except S. Korea

 

Happy Gaming!
Suzanne Wallace
ID@Xbox Community Manager