30 Xbox Series X launch titles confirmed by Microsoft

Xbox’s next generation of consoles, the Series X and Series S, will have a strong lineup of 30 optimised games which will be available to play immediately on the consoles’ launch on November 10.

From existing popular multiplayers, to new single-player epics, we’re sure that some of these 30 games are going to be on our best Xbox Series X games list in the future. The lineup is pretty impressive – especially considering many fans’ concerns over the lack of potential exclusives. Some of these next-gen optimised titles are also available on Xbox Games Pass, meaning members can access them as part of their subscription immediately after firing up the console for the first time. These include Dead by Daylight and Sea of Thieves.

Blockbuster titles like Fortnite will have next-gen-optimised versions available at launch, while hotly anticipated new releases like Assassin’s Creed Valhalla will also be ready to purchase straight away. The majority of these titles also come with Xbox’s Smart Delivery, which will allow players to upgrade their current generation versions to Xbox Series X or S versions.

The full list of optimised Xbox Series X and Series S launch titles is:

  • Assassin’s Creed Valhalla (Smart Delivery)
  • Borderlands 3 (Smart Delivery)
  • Bright Memory 1.0
  • 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)
  • Sea of Thieves (Xbox Game Pass + 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)

In the weeks following Xbox’s next-gen launch, plenty more big titles will be dropping too, including Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War and Cyberpunk 2077.