Microsoft is having an incredible week for gamers this week with the arrival of George RR Martin’s Elden Ring, one of the most anticipated games of the year. Additionally, Destiny 2 is getting a massive expansion with The Witch Queen and many more games coming out this week that are sure to pique the interest of any avid gamer. Check out this week’s list and play!
Destiny 2: The Witch Queen (Optimized for Xbox Series X/S)
Sister of Forms, Swordbreaker, Savathûn. The Witch Queen awaits those who are moved to understand her inexplicable control of the Light. His soldiers march with a new purpose – emboldened by a power they have never possessed. Come, Guardian. Step into his throne world, experience the best campaign yet, and survive the truth.
Discover Crown Island’s dark history as you create your own legacy of monsters. With a history of sadistic rulers and heroic saviors, the island faces another threat in the form of a malevolent young woman seeking power. It’s up to you and the monsters you make pacts with to prevent the return of tyranny. Will your decisions make you a savior or a dark messiah?
A neon-lit dystopian cityscape becomes the scene of thrilling adventure and deep yuri romance in this cyberpunk-themed visual novel. The complex personalities and experiences of over 20 characters are intertwined through multiple possible paths and endings. Your choices matter, not just to you, but to anyone you struggle to connect with.
Wednesday February 23
This story is heavily influenced by popular fairy tales that you loved to hear as youngsters before sleeping. Once upon a time there was a boy who lived in a legendary and distant kingdom. One day he was bitten by a seagull and so he turned into Captain Seagull. Hatred and darkness filled this boy’s heart, and he became evil because all seagulls are evil!
Forget running or jumping. In Explosive Candy World, you’ll have to destroy obstacles, blast yourself over traps and ricochet off walls in order to reach the goal! It’s physics-based mayhem with a touch of precision platforming. Presented in cute and colorful pixel art and set to an original retro soundtrack, Explosive Candy World mixes classic style with modernized mechanics for a unique and unconventional platforming experience.
Thursday February 24
Istanbul is undoubtedly one of the best board games ever released. The long list of his awards and accolades speaks for itself.
Light up the room (Optimized for Xbox Series X/S, Smart Delivery)
The goal of each level is to avoid all the traps in the room and reach the goal. However, the terrain is invisible to the player. The player can experience the terrain by physically touching it. If the player dies, the room isn’t cleared afterwards, so the player has a better awareness of their surroundings, making it easier to navigate after multiple attempts!
Tux and Fanny just want to play soccer but their soccer ball is deflated. Go on an epic adventure to help them inflate their balloon. Play as both Tux and Fanny as well as a cat and a flea. All four characters will need to work together if you want to inflate the balloon.
Friday February 25
Ring of Elden (Optimized for Xbox Series X/S, Smart Delivery)
Unravel the mysteries of the power of the Elden Ring. Encounter opponents with deep backgrounds, characters with their own unique motivations to help or hinder your progress, and fearsome creatures.
Grid Legends (Optimized for Xbox Series X/S, Smart Delivery)
GRID Legends delivers thrilling wheel-to-wheel motorsports and cutting-edge action from your seat around the world. Create the motorsport events of your dreams, compete in live multiplayer races, be part of the drama in an immersive virtual production story, and enjoy the thrill of spectacular action racing.