Releasing on Xbox this week are a couple of big hitters, Dragon Ball FighterZ and Monster Hunter World, there’s also a handful of ID@Xbox games featuring OK K.O.! Let’s Play Heroes and Drift Zone. You can find more details of these and the rest of this week’s releases below.
Tuesday 23rd January
OK K.O.! Let’s Play Heroes
Based on the hit Cartoon Network show, this game stars pint-sized hero K.O. as he punches, slide-kicks, combos and power-moves his way through hordes of evil Boxmore robots on an epic quest to save Lakewood Plaza Turbo from the maniacal Lord Boxman. In this story-driven adventure game meets action-packed cartoon brawler, level up your stats to unlock powerful new fight moves, collect the cards of all your favorite Plaza characters and then call them into battle to unleash off-the-wall attacks across tons of crazy quests.
Wednesday 24th January
Xuan Yuan Sword: The Gate of Firmament
Debuted 25 years ago, the Xuan-Yuan Sword series is an epic RPG set in the ancient Far East taking inspiration from Chinese mythology and historical figures and events. In Xuan-Yuan Sword: The Gate of Firmament, players find themselves in Huaxu, a sacred and mysterious kingdom that the Yellow Emperor once visited in his dreams.
Friday 26th January
Welcome to the world of drifting! The smell of burning rubber, the roar of 500 bhp engines and the style you have never seen before. Take part in two types of competition and win high cash prizes and reputation points needed to climb up the career ladder. Buy new cars, upgrade them and drive the wheels off them in diverse tracks. And when you already get it all, take part in a series of additional tasks.
Help Madeline survive her journey to the top of Celeste Mountain in this super-tight, hand-crafted platformer from the creators of TowerFall.
Dragon Ball FighterZ
DRAGON BALL FighterZ is born from what makes the DRAGON BALL series so loved and famous: endless spectacular fights with its all-powerful fighters. Partnering with Arc System Works, the game maximizes high end Anime graphics and brings easy to learn but difficult to master fighting gameplay. 3vs3 Tag/Support: Build your dream team and sharpen your skills to master high-speed tag combinations. Thrilling Online Features: Ranked matches, interactive lobby, crazy 6-player Party Match… There is something for every taste! Exclusive Story Mode: Discover a never-seen-before scenario featuring Android 21, a brand new character whose creation was supervised by Akira Toriyama himself.
Monster Hunter World
Welcome to a new world! Take on the role of a hunter and slay ferocious monsters in a living, breathing ecosystem where you can use the landscape and its diverse inhabitants to get the upper hand. Hunt alone or in co-op with up to three other players, and use materials collected from fallen foes to craft new gear and take on even bigger, badder beasts!