Every week, numerous games launch on Xbox One, but which ones truly stand out? Here are some of the biggest and most anticipated titles launching across Microsoft’s platforms next week. We have a few new AAA releases on Xbox One, but there are still a few surprises here and there. Notably, Borderlands 3 is finally launching on the console, and Gears 5: Standard Edition offers an interesting take on the third-person shooter genre. With that in mind, here are all the best games launching next week, between September 9 and 13.
Borderlands 3 is an upcoming open-world shooter that takes place in a crazy universe. You have to go from planet to planet, exploring alien vaults, and taking on new foes known as the Calypso Twins.
Borderlands 3 should launch on September 13, starting at $60. The game features a 4K resolution mode and 60 frames per second (FPS) option. The 4K mode is locked to 30 FPS, while the 60 FPS mode reduces the resolution to 1080p.
Explore new worlds
Prepare for the fight of the galaxy
Borderlands 3 is more of everything that made the series so good and looks to be worth the wait. Fans will get to experience it for themselves when it releases this September.
Gears 5: Standard Edition
Gears 5 is an upcoming third-person shooter from Microsoft’s The Coalition team. The studio has worked on Gears of War 4 in the past, and it wants to make the sequel an even bigger adventure. The title is also more advanced on a technical front. According to Gears 5’s Multiplayer Design Director, the franchise will feature 60 Hz servers for the first time.
A personal journey
Explore the world like never before. Skim across glaciers, sail over deserts, and descend into sunken ruins to discover the largest and most diverse Gears world ever created.
In GreedFall, yo explore uncharted new lands as you set foot on a remote island seeping with magic, filled with riches, lost secrets, and fantastic creatures. Forge this new world’s destiny, as you befriend or betray companions and entire factions. With diplomacy, deception, and force, become part of a living, evolving world.
GreedFall should launch on September 10, priced at $50. The game features Xbox One X enhancements.
Shoot some monsters
Embrace your destiny
GreedFall draws inspiration from the 17th Century of our own world, with references to the era’s baroque art, music, fashion and architecture.
These are the biggest games launching soon, and many of them seem like absolutely thrilling experiences. Be sure to check out Borderlands 3 and Gears 5: Standard Edition because they appear to be the most unique games out of the lot. Which titles are you interested in? Let us know.
Other experiences like Blasphemous, eFootball PES 2020, Ellen: The Game, Light Fairytale: Episode 1, NASCAR Heat 4, NHL 20, The Walking Dead: The Telltale Definitive Series, and WRC 8 FIA World Rally Championship should also release next week. If you’re looking for a break between those heavy-hitters, be sure to check out these titles games because they’re a lot of fun.
Best of the best
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PowerA Play & Charge Kit for Xbox One ($15 at Amazon)
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