Microsoft Names 23 Games for Xbox One

By Akash

This November, two of the biggest giants will shake up the gaming industry by launching their new consoles. Microsoft and Sony are gearing up to bring out the Xbox One and the Playstation 4 respectively, during the holiday season. While Sony has confirmed the launch date for its new console (Nov 29th in Europe and Nov 15th in US and Canada), Microsoft is yet to disclose an actual date, leaving fans with expectations of a late November launch. However, the makers of the Xbox One went on to unveil a launch lineup for Xbox One ahead of the Gamescom video game industry event in Germany.


The list includes 23 titles, all of which will be available when the Xbox makes its debut. Microsoft also added that it has at least 50 more titles in the works and that they will launch in the near future.

Call of Duty: Ghosts (Activision)

Crimson Dragon (Microsoft Studios)

Dead Rising 3 (Capcom)

Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag (Ubisoft)

Madden NFL 25 (Electronic Arts)

NBA 2K14 (2K Sports)

NBA LIVE 14 (Electronic Arts)Battlefield 4 (Electronic Arts)

FIFA 14 (Electronic Arts)

Need for Speed: Rivals (Electronic Arts)

Peggle 2 (Electronic Arts)

Powerstar Golf (Microsoft Studios)

Ryse: Son of Rome (Microsoft Studios)

Skylanders: Swap Force (Activision)

Watch Dogs (Ubisoft)

Fighter Within (Ubisoft)

Forza Motorsport 5 (Microsoft Studios)

Just Dance 2014 (Ubisoft)

Killer Instinct (Microsoft Studios)

LEGO Marvel Super Heroes (Warner Bros. Interactive)

Lococycle (Microsoft Studios)

Zoo Tycoon (Microsoft Studios)

Zumba Fitness: World Party (Majesco)

Sony, on the other hand, has 33 titles up for grabs along with the launch of its console. Of these, many are exclusives built only for Play Station 4. Up until now, the Xbox might have conquered the US, but Play Station reigned supreme elsewhere. One of Sony's greatest advantages happens to be the FIFA franchise, a soccer game developed by EA Sports, which happens to be one of Europe's most popular titles. However, Microsoft has decided to take away that advantage by getting EA to make the upcoming FIFA 14 for the Xbox. It is also offering the game for free on console pre-orders in Europe, a deal which promises to be a runaway hit given the continents love for the sport. More over, the FIFA 14 versions for the Xbox One and Xbox 360 will feature some exclusive modes and offerings.

The Xbox One will retail at $499 since it comes with a Kinect system, while the PS4 will have a price tag of $399.

The upcoming holiday season will prove to be rather critical to the video game industry, as these two new consoles have the potential to provide the much required rise to sales,.

Here are some of the Xbox One titles that we're excited about, scroll down to the slider to have a peak.

Xbox One Games

Xbox One Games

This popular soccer title has left EA Sports' coffers over flowing with revenues for over a decade now. It will finally be making its debut on the Xbox this November with Microsoft giving a free copy of the game with every console pre-ordered in European markets.

Xbox One Games

Xbox One Games

The Call of Duty franchise happens to be Activison's most popular titles ever. It has created record breaking sales on multiple occasions and boasts a massive fan base. We're sure that Ghosts, the latest installment of the First Person Shooter, will be the best one yet.

Xbox One Games

Xbox One Games

Brace yourself for a Zombie Apocalypse at its best. Dead Rising 3 from Capcom promises to share the gore-filled, exciting, brilliance that its predecessors were loved for. Smashing through a Zombie's head with a hammer just got more fun!

Xbox One Games

Xbox One Games

The sixth major installment of the Assasin's Creed franchise promises to be bolder and more stunning than the ones before it. Featuring exotic locations in Havana, Kingston and Nassu, its visuals promise to be the best thing on a screen that your eyes have seen to date.

Xbox One Games

Xbox One Games

The latest edition to the long running series will feature game play similar to Need For Speed : Hot Pursuit (2010), with players choosing between driving as a racer or a cop. Each role promises its own dose of goodies and challenges.

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