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Xbox Empire

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.

Recent News

Xbox Series X & Hellblade II Announced.
Everything We Announced at X019.

Gears Tactics is Coming to PC on April 28
Obsidian Entertainment Announce Grounded, Available in 2020.

Rare Announces New IP, Everwild.
Announcing Tell Me Why, the Newest Narrative Adventure Game from DONTNOD Entertainment.

Bleeding Edge Launches with Xbox Game Pass on March 24, 2020.
Wasteland 3 Launches May 19th, 2020.

Upcoming Xbox Releases


Ori and the Will of the Wisps

Release Date: March 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: TGA Gameplay Trailer | E3 2019 Gameplay Trailer | Gameplay Trailer | Reveal Trailer

Bleeding Edge

Release Date: March 24th, 2020.

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: Release Date Trailer | E3 2019 Trailer |


Release Date: Spring 2020.

About: Grounded provides a mix of environmental and narrative driven story telling. Set in a versatile, handcrafted sandbox structure it allows players to create their own experience from the ground up. Tasks that may seem approachable when human-sized become a challenge in this dangerous backyard landscape. This familiar yet fantastical world can be navigated solo or in four-person co-operative multiplayer, where players work together to complete missions or explore the intricately detailed world.

Media: Announcement Trailer |

Tell Me Why

Release Date: Summer 2020.

About: Set in small-town Alaska, Tell Me Why places you at the heart of a mystery in an intimate, true-to-life story where twins Tyler and Alyson Ronan use their extraordinary bond to unravel memories of a loving but troubled childhood. The story of Tell Me Why is comprised of three chapters that will release on a clear and predictable schedule.

Media: Announcement Trailer |

Halo Infinite

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: TBA.

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: TBA.

About: The Everwild team is focused on building an experience that allows for new ways to play in a natural and magical world. The development team, led by Executive Producer Louise O’Connor, is creating something truly original and incredibly special that aims to be more than just a new IP. Everwild will give you memorable, engaging and meaningful experiences for players everywhere to share.

Media: Announcement Trailer |

Hellblade II

Release Date: TBA.

About: Senua's Saga: Hellblade II - the next entry in the Hellblade franchise from developer Ninja Theory.

Media: Announcement Trailer |

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Upcoming PC Releases

Gears Tactics

Release Date: April 28th, 2020.

About: Developed by The Coalition and Splash Damage, Gears Tactics is a fast-paced, turn-based strategy game set 12 years before the first Gears of War. Cities across the planet Sera are beginning to fall to the monstrous threat rising from underground – the Locust Horde. With the government in disarray, a squad of survivors emerge as humanity’s last hope. Outnumbered and fighting for survival, players must recruit and command a squad to hunt down Ukkon, an evil mastermind who makes monsters.

Media: World Premiere Trailer | Announcement Trailer |

Flight Simulator

Release Date: 2020.

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: Gameplay Trailer - X019 | Announce Trailer |

Age of Empires IV

Release Date: TBA.

It's time to battle through history once more in the latest entry of the landmark Age of Empires franchise, set in the medieval era with the English and Mongols as playable factions.

Media: Gameplay Trailer - X019 Announce Trailer |

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Release Schedule

"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
 03 - 05 01 - 02   03 - 06
10 - 12 06 - 09 09 - 13
16 - 19 13 - 16 16 - 20
24 - 26 19 - 23 24 - 27
30 - 31 26 - 30  

October November December
01 - 04  01 - 01  
08 - 11 05 - 08  
15 - 18 11 - 15  
21 - 25    
29 - 31    

Full Release Schedule

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Xbox Game Studios

Upcoming Projects

Halo Infinite - Holiday 2020.

Upcoming Projects

Gears Tactics - April 28th, 2020.

Upcoming Projects


Upcoming Projects

Forza Motorsport 8 - TBA.

Upcoming Projects

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

Upcoming Projects

Everwild - TBA.
Battletoads - 2019.

Upcoming Projects

Grounded - Spring 2020.

Upcoming Projects

Wasteland 3 - May 19th, 2020.
Wasteland Remaster - TBA.

Upcoming Projects

Bleeding Edge - March 24th, 2020.
Senua's Saga: Hellblade II - TBA.

Upcoming Projects

State of Decay 3 - TBA.

Upcoming Projects

Minecraft Dungeons - April, 2020.
Minecraft Earth - TBA.

Upcoming Projects

Unknown Project - TBA.

Upcoming Projects

Psychonauts 2 - 2020.

Upcoming Projects

Age of Empires IV - TBA.
Age of Empires 3 DE - TBA.

 Upcoming Projects

Ori and the WotW - March 11th, 2020.
Flight Simulator - 2020.
Tell Me Why - Summer 2020.

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