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Xbox Partner Preview | March 2024: Every Announcement and Trailer We Showed

We’ve just wrapped up our second Xbox Partner Preview – a broadcast that brought you new game reveals, trailers, and news from the likes of EA, Square Enix, Sega, and many more. Over the course of 30 minutes, you got brand new looks at 14 incredible games coming to Xbox and Windows from our third-party partners.

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On today’s broadcast you got first peeks at brand new games, like The Sinking City 2 and Creatures of Ava, a release date reveal for Frostpunk 2 and Final Fantasy XIV Online, a detailed look at the upcoming Kunitsu-Gami: Path of the Goddess — and we even snuck in a shadow drop in the form of the entire original S.T.A.L.K.E.R. Trilogy, which is available for Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S today!

If you couldn’t tune in, fear not! We have every single announcement and reveal from the show in handy text form waiting for you below:

Final Fantasy XIV Online Set for Full Release on March 21 for Xbox Series X|S

Square Enix treated us to a first look at the release date trailer for Final Fantasy XIV Online ahead of its full launch announcement on March 21 for Xbox Series X|S. It was also announced that a Starter Edition will be available through Xbox Game Pass Ultimate Perks for a limited time from March 21 to April 19, 2024. You can start playing Final Fantasy XIV Online today with the Open Beta which is now live on Xbox Series X|S.

Kunitsu-Gami: Path of the Goddess Coming to Game Pass in 2024

Capcom delivered a detailed look at the upcoming Kunitsu-Gami: Path of the Goddess, a unique single-player game set in a Japanese-inspired universe. First revealed in June last year during Xbox Games Showcase 2023, this new title from Capcom will release day one with Game Pass, as well as with Xbox Series X|S and Windows in 2024. For even more on Kunitsu-Gami: Path of the Goddess, watch the Capcom Highlights Day 1 broadcast here on their official site on March 7, 2024, starting at 3:00pm PT. Also, check out our in-depth Kunitsu-Gami: Path of the Goddess preview here on Xbox Wire.

New Game Reveal: The Sinking City 2 Rises From the Deep

The Sinking City 2 made a world premiere appearance during the show, with a trailer showing the iconic Lovecraftian city of Arkham, and the very unpleasant sights within. The long-awaited sequel from Frogwares is evolving into a full-on horror game, as you guide a new character through the mysteries of why Arkham is flooding, and take on some of its abominable residents along the way. Find out much more in our exclusive interview on Xbox Wire.

Persona 3 Reload: Expansion Pass Announced

SEGA delivered the first exclusive details on the upcoming Persona 3 Reload: Expansion Pass that will allow players to dive deeper into the world of Persona 3 Reload featuring new costumes, background music, and extended story content with Episode Aigis -The Answer-. Get more details here on Xbox Wire with our detailed, first-look preview.

S.T.A.L.K.E.R. Legends of the Zone Trilogy Available Today on Xbox

As a surprise for Xbox gamers everywhere, GSC Game World launched the S.T.A.L.K.E.R. Legends of the Zone Trilogy for Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S (via backwards compatibility) with the cult-classics Shadow of Chernobyl, Clear Sky, and Call of Pripyat all available to play today! You can learn how the iconic S.T.A.L.K.E.R. Trilogy finally made its way to Xbox in this in-depth interview with GSC World.

Unknown 9: Awakening Surprises with New Exclusive Gameplay

Bandai Namco and Reflector Entertainment reintroduced us to the world of Unknown 9: Awakening, giving us a fresh look at its exciting world and showing off the hero Haroona, played by Anya Chalotra, in this exclusive gameplay reveal. You can learn more about the world of Unknown 9 with an in-depth developer update here on Xbox Wire.

Abubakar Salim Narrates In-Depth Gameplay Trailer for Tales of Kenzera: Zau

Surgent Studios and EA Originals delivered a fresh look at the upcoming Tales of Kenzera: Zau, showcasing its beautiful and treacherous lands in a new trailer narrated by Abubakar Salim, and how the unique interchangeable gameplay between the mask of the sun and the mask of the moon can influence how you traverse this unique world. Look for Tales of Kenzera: Zau to launch April 23, 2024, for Xbox Series X|S and Windows.

Chucky is Ready to Bring a Bloody Good Time to the World of Roblox

RocketRide Games and Universal Products & Experiences revealed Griefville: Survive the Nightmare! for Roblox during today’s Xbox Partner Preview broadcast. Describing itself as a “chilling interactive experience,” it’s inspired by the beloved classic horror films of the ‘80s and ‘90s — with horror movie icon Chucky at the center of it all. And in a bonus surprise, you can experience Roblox, Griefville, and Chucky today on Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S!!

New Game Reveal: Creatures of Ava, A New Creature Saver Game From Inverge Studios

Inverge Studios revealed their newest title, Creatures of Ava, where you’ll learn to understand and tame the creatures of the planet Ava and let them lead you through a variety of ecosystems – all in the hopes of saving the planet from a life-consuming infection. Learn more about how this unique game places you in the role of a creature saver here on Xbox Wire.

New Game Reveal: Monster Jam Showdown Crushes It

Jump behind the wheel of fan-favorite monster trucks like Megaladon, El Toro Loco, and Grave Digger in a new thrilling off-road arcade racing experience that’s ready to rock on Xbox. Look for Monster Jam Showdown to land on Xbox Series X|S in 2024.

The Alters Reveals Its Many Sides

11-bit Studios shared a deeper look at its upcoming emotional sci-fi game that features a unique blend of adventure, survival, and base-building elements. As Jan Dolski, you’ll play as a simple worker who creates alternative versions of himself in a desperate attempt to escape from a planet where even sun rays can prove deadly. Look for the The Alters to come to Game Pass, Xbox Series X|S, and Windows.

First Berserker: Khazan Shows Off Its Visceral Combat in Action

Based on the DNF (Dungeon & Fighter) Universe, The First Berserker: Khazan focuses on the betrayed hero Khazan who is seeking revenge against those who orchestrated his downfall. During today’s Xbox Partner Preview broadcast, Nexon gave us a deeper look at the fierce gameplay we can expect to see when the game arrives on Xbox Series X|S.

Frostpunk 2 Coming to PC Game Pass on July 24

11-Bit Studios showed off more of its upcoming city survival game set 30 years after an apocalyptic blizzard ravaged Earth, transforming our world into a harsh, icy wasteland. In Frostpunk 2, you must face a new deadly threat that appears on the horizon — human nature and its unsatiated thirst for power. Look for Frostpunk 2 to arrive with PC Game Pass and Windows on July 24, 2024.

New Game Reveal: Sleight of Hand

Riffraff Games revealed their upcoming title, Sleight of Hand, with an amazing cinematic trailer. This upcoming 3rd-person stealth game of hard-boiled espionage action will have you infiltrate your old witch coven using a cursed deck of cards in the rain-slicked city of taboo, where ritual magic and cursed artefacts set apart those with power from those without.