Xbox Empire - Double Fine Joins XGS | Gears 5 Launches September 10th | Ori and the WotW Launches February 11th | Bleeding Edge Announced | Flight Simulator Announced |

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Welcome to Xbox Empire! Formerly known as "Republic of Xbox" and ran by Shikamaru317 before transferring it over to me at 9,970 posts, also a successor to the original Xbox Empire ran by Jaywood2010 which ended it's run at 84,551 posts. This thread like NintenDominion & Playstation Nation: Definitive Edition will serve as a hub to discuss all things related to Xbox.

Thread Contents

Post 1 - Recent News & Upcoming Xbox Releases.
Post 2 - Upcoming PC Releases.
Post 3 - Complete Release Schedule.
Post 4 - Community IDs.
Post 5 - Xbox Studios & Projects.

Xbox E3 2019 Recap
Inside Xbox E3 2019 Recap
Double Fine Productions Joins Xbox Game Studios

Halo Infinite @ E3 2019
Gears 5 Launching September 10th
Ori and the Will of the Wisps Launches on February 11, 2020
Bleeding Edge Announced

Meet the Xbox Elite Wireless Controller Series 2

Xbox Game Pass for PC and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate Available Today


Release Date: September 10th, 2019.

About: Gears 5 is an upcoming third-person shooter video game being developed by The Coalition and published by Xbox Game Studios for Xbox One & Windows PC. The sixth instalment of the Gears of War series and a sequel to Gears of War 4. From one of gaming’s most acclaimed sagas, Gears is bigger than ever, with five thrilling modes and the deepest campaign yet. With all-out war descending, Kait Diaz breaks away to uncover her connection to the enemy and discovers the true danger to Sera – herself.

Media: Announcement Trailer | Cinematic Announcement Trailer | Kait, Broken Trailer | Escape Announce Trailer |

Release Date: February 11th, 2020.

About: Ori and the Will of the Wisps is an upcoming platform-adventure Metroidvania video game developed by Moon Studios and published by Xbox Game Studios for Xbox One & Windows PC and a sequel to Ori and the Blind Forest. Embark on an adventure with all new combat and customisation options while exploring a vast, exotic world countering larger than life enemies and challenging puzzles. Seek help from discoverable allies on your path to unravel Ori's true destiny.

Media: Reveal Trailer | Gameplay Trailer | E3 2019 Gameplay Trailer |

Release Date: Holiday 2020.

About: Halo Infinite is an upcoming first-person shooter being developed by 343 Industries and published by Xbox Game Studios for Xbox One & Windows PC. It serves as a sequel to Halo 5: Guardians and is the third chapter in the Reclaimer Saga being described as a spiritual reboot for the franchise built upon 343 Industries new Slipspace Engine. The story will focus on Master Chief and continue his story leading the Halo franchise into new and unexpected directions.

Media: Announcement Trailer | Discover Hope |

Release Date: TBD.

About: From the studio behind DmC: Devil May Cry and Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice comes Bleeding Edge, a fast and frenetic 4v4 team brawler where every fighter comes mechanically enhanced for mayhem! Choose your fighter and join a team of super-charged renegades from the edges of society: burn rubber as bold and beautiful Buttercup with her detachable buzzsaw arms, tear it up as Black Metal rocker Nidhoggr with his electrifying guitar solos, or slash up the streets as New York’s most wanted ninja, Daemon.

Media: E3 2019 Trailer |

Release Date: TBD.

About: The Battletoads are back! Rash, Zitz and Pimple are returning to steal the spotlight as they smash, stomp and drill their way through an all-new action-packed adventure of choreographed chaos. Couch co-op may never be the same again, as this new “Battletoads” provides an epic brawl through exciting challenges and hordes of enemies.

Media: Announcement Trailer | Gameplay Trailer |

Release Date: TBD.

About: Microsoft Flight Simulator is the next generation of one of the most beloved simulation franchises. From light planes to wide-body jets, fly highly detailed and stunning aircraft in an incredibly realistic world. Create your flight plan and fly anywhere on the planet. Enjoy flying day or night and face realistic, challenging weather conditions.

Media: Announce Trailer |

Last edited by Ryuu96 - on 15 June 2019

Release Date: TBD.

About: Gears Tactics is an upcoming turn-based strategy title in the Gears of War franchise being developed by Splash Damage in partnership with The Coalition and published by Xbox Game Studios for Windows PC. The game takes place twelve years before the original Gears of War, centred around a new customisable squad.

Media: Announcement Trailer |

Release Date: TBD.

It's time to battle through history once more in the latest entry of the landmark Age of Empires franchise.

Media: Announce Trailer |

Last edited by Ryuu96 - on 15 June 2019

"Next Week on Xbox" Articles When Available; All US Dates; Exact Release Dates Only.

January February March
07 - 11  01 - 01 01 - 01 
15 - 18 05 - 08 04 - 08
22 - 25 12 - 15 12 - 15
29 - 31 19 - 22 19 - 22
  26 - 28
26 - 29

April May June
02 - 05 01 - 03 04 - 07
09 - 12 07 - 10 12 - 14
15 - 18 14 - 17 18 - 21
23 - 26 21 - 24 25 - 28
30 - 30 28 - 31  

July August September

October November December

Full Release Schedule

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Xbox Clubs: VGChartz

VGChartz Discord: Invite Link

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Ryuu96 XiRyuuXi Shikamaru317 Dethfromabove17
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 WoodenPints Obscure Ale  Raven  RavenXtra
Goatseye Tmakavely Versus_Evil Versus Evil
Barozi Gerbasgamer Angelus Arch Adonias
Jason1637 JODEGAMER Natsu OLT Unbarred
DeusXmachina DeusXmachina13 KiigelHeart KiigelHeart
JLC215 JLC215 Smroadkill15 Smroadkill15
MikeG85 G DOGG 979 I Love Giggs NameMan UTD
LudicrousSpeed Cpt RonCodpeace AsGryffynn AsGryffynn
Robotechheaven Animeheaven x23 Konnichiwa KonnichiwaBE
Starcraft Starcraft1111 Coolbeans Bewarethemehr
Hudsoniscool M0stly harmless Libara Libara
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Upcoming Projects

Halo Infinite.
Halo MCC (PC).

Upcoming Projects

Gears of War 5.
Gears of War: Tactics.
Gears Pop.

Upcoming Projects


Upcoming Projects

Forza Motorsport 8 (Expected).

Upcoming Projects

Forza Horizon 5 (Expected).
Fable IV (Rumoured).

Upcoming Projects

Unknown New IP.

Upcoming Projects

The Outer Worlds.
Unknown Projects.

Upcoming Projects

Wasteland 3.
Wasteland Remaster.
The Bard's Tale IV (Console).
Unknown Project.

Upcoming Projects

Bleeding Edge.
Unknown Projects.

Upcoming Projects

State of Decay 3.

Upcoming Projects

Minecraft Dungeons.
Minecraft Earth.

Upcoming Projects

Unknown Project.

Upcoming Projects

Psychonauts 2.

Upcoming Projects

Age of Empires IV.
Age of Empires 2 DE.
Age of Empires 3 DE.

 Upcoming Projects

Ori and the Will of the Wisps.
Flight Simulator.

Last edited by Ryuu96 - on 31 July 2019


Nintendo is selling their IPs to Microsoft and this is true because:


i like the new name, Republic of Xbox sounds really good!

also reserved!

Love the name. Great start to the thread!

Hey guys, good luck with the new thread and that we have a great time together

Alright time for a new beginning