New Xbox Releases: Week Beginning February 19th, 2018

By Rebecca Smith,
This week, there are 16 titles appearing on the Xbox One and/or Windows 10 beginning on Tuesday, February 20th. At retail there is the first Sword Art title to make it to Xbox One, a platformer about a boy and his robot sidekick, and the first Metal Gear title to be released after Hideo Kojima's departure. For digital titles, there are nine ID@Xbox titles, a pool title, the latest in the ACA NEOGEO franchise, and Hand of the Gods is leaving Game Preview. Finally, Windows 10 gets the definitive edition of the first Age of Empires title. For more information on each title, check out the list below, and scroll to the bottom for prices and download links:


Metal Gear Survive

Release date: February 20th in North America, February 22nd in Europe
METAL GEAR SURVIVE is a spin off from the main METAL GEAR SOLID V story that takes place in a strange alternative universe.

Create your own character and learn to survive. Scavenge resources, craft weapons, build a base camp and explore the unknown while developing the survival skills necessary in this hostile environment.

In CO-OP mode, assemble a team of four players to infiltrate and defend areas from hordes of creatures. Place fortifications and defensive weapons strategically to give you an advantage against ever intensifying enemies. Team work and resourcefulness are key in these fast paced co-op missions.
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Rad Rodgers

Release date: February 21st
Enter the First World with Rad and Dusty, save the jungle’s inhabitants from fierce corruption, and restore the Elder Tree as the guardian of the land.
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Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet

Release date: February 23rd
Your fate has just begun…

Experience an original story where you are the protagonist in the world of Gun Gale Online. Create your own avatar and explore devasted lands while experiencing exciting third person shooting in this action RPG. Encounter enemies and run into new and familiar faces from the Sword Art Online series. Journey through a world of guns where after a chance encounter you’ll gain the help of a very rare AI, ArFA-Sys.

Along the way, you will have to make choices.
But every choice comes with a price…
Will you bring hope or despair?
This is your adventure… This is your story…
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ID@Xbox Titles

Abo Khashem

Release date: February 23rd
Start your adventure in the City of Torrid!

Fight enemies in a whole new way, develop your entrepreneurial skills, explore dangerous dungeons, and discover hidden treasures! Experience the captivating journey of Abo Khashem.

Defender's Quest: Valley of the Forgotten DX

Release date: February 21st
Think Final Fantasy Tactics meets Tower Defense. This Tower-Defense/RPG Hybrid focuses on three things: tactical depth, customization, and story. That means no random encounters, no spikey-haired emo kids, no forced time sinks, and no tedious, repetitive battles.

Fable Fortune (leaving Xbox Game Preview)

Release date: February 23rd
It’s time to return to Albion! A collectible card game that combines the iconic world and characters of the Fable series with fast-paced tactical gameplay.

Choose between Good and Evil to alter special abilities and even the cards in your deck. Compete in leagues and events, or take on a boss with a friend in co-op mode.
Fable Fortune Screenshots


Release date: February 23rd
Inspired by Serial Experiments Lain, this game takes you on a surreal trip through a twisted virtual network. Uncover the secrets this world tries to hide from you: an artificial intelligence named Fumiko!

Past Cure

Release date: February 23rd
Past Cure is a dark psychological thriller that blurs the lines between dreams and reality.

An intense, cinematic, story-driven experience that blends stealth and combat, players are challenged to use Ian’s mind-bending mental abilities, as well as his brutal melee skills and stealth kills to stay alive as he learns the truth.
Past Cure


Release date: February 20th
A spaceship and its crew have crashed and with limited resources and time, you must lead them in repairing their ship while keeping them alive. You will not only have to worry about food for everyone, but also the mental and physical state of each person on board. If and (probably) when someone dies, you must make a decision on how to dispose of the body. Do you bury it, or treat it as meat and survive for a little longer?

The Station

Release date: February 20th
The Station is a first-person mystery game set on a space station that was sent to study a sentient alien civilization on a newly discovered planet. After losing contact with the crew, you’re sent to investigate and will discover a mystery that will decide the fate of two civilizations.
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Release date: February 20th
Tiles is a fast-paced action puzzle game that will both convolute your mind and burn your fingertips!

Xenon Valkyrie+

Release date: February 21st
In this rogue-lite platformer game with RPG elements, you must fight to the deepest part of a moon and halt the plans of a wicked witch.

Obtain weapons as you fight through a unique, randomly-generated world every time you play. Encounter many characters, stores and enemies that tell a legendary story.

With traditional graphics and high quality chiptune music, level up and get the amazing power of the Xenon Valkyrie!

Other Digital Titles


Release date: February 22nd
Magical Drop III is a puzzle game released in 1997 by Data East. With adjustments and additions to the system from Magical Drop II, this version is much more lively and chain-based than its predecessor. Along with the addition of the Magical Journey mode, there are now more ways to enjoy the action.

The "ACA NEOGEO" series has faithfully reproduced many classic NEOGEO masterpieces. Players can change various game settings such as game difficulty, and also reproduce the atmosphere of arcade display settings at that time. Players can also compete against each other from all over the world with their high scores. Please enjoy the masterpiece that built a generation for video games.

Hand of the Gods: SMITE Tactics (leaving Xbox Game Preview)

Release date: February 20th
The Gods are at war. And YOU must lead them to victory.

Introducing Hand of the Gods: SMITE Tactics, a turn-based strategy game from Hi-Rez Studios. Build an army from a large roster of mythological gods and creatures like Zeus, the Greek God of the Sky, and Odin, the Norse Allfather. Then wage war in competitive multiplayer matches or single-player adventures. It’s up to you to command your Gods, strategically position your forces to take advantage of the terrain, and unleash divine powers to defeat your foes.
Hand of the Gods: SMITE Tactics

Premium Pool Arena

Release date: February 20th
Awaken the pool pro within you! (Re)discover the joy and tension of traditional pool through the different game modes and ultra-intuitive gameplay. Work on your technique, unlock better and better cues and pocket the victories to become absolute champion!

• Play traditional 8-ball
• Take part in tournaments against stronger and stronger opponents
• Develop your style of play by unlocking different cues with your victories
• Try to win the daily challenges
• Customise your games with the different available table styles

Windows 10

Age of Empires: Definitive Edition (2018) (Windows)

Release date: February 20th
Age of Empires, the pivotal RTS that launched a 20-year legacy returns in definitive form for Windows 10 PCs. Bringing together all of the officially released content with modernized gameplay, all-new visuals and a host of other new features, Age of Empires: Definitive Edition is the complete RTS package. Engage in over 40 hours of updated campaign content with new narration and pacing, jump online in up to 8-player battles with new competitive features and modes, experience 4K HD visuals with overhauled animations, get creative with the scenario builder and share your creations. There's never been a better time to jump in to Age of Empires. Welcome back to history.

Fable Fortune (leaving Xbox Game Preview)

Release date: February 23rd
It’s time to return to Albion! A collectible card game that combines the iconic world and characters of the Fable series with fast-paced tactical gameplay.

Choose between Good and Evil to alter special abilities and even the cards in your deck. Compete in leagues and events, or take on a boss with a friend in co-op mode.
Fable Fortune Screenshots

Pricing Information

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Xbox One

Product Price
Abo Khashem Coming soon View
Defender's Quest: Valley of the Forgotten DX Coming soon View
Fable Fortune $14.99 View
Fumiko! $9.99 View
Hand Of The Gods: SMITE Tactics Free View
Metal Gear Survive $39.99 View
Past Cure $29.99 View
Premium Pool Arena Coming soon View
Rad Rodgers Coming soon View
SWORD ART ONLINE: FATAL BULLET Deluxe Edition Preorder Bundle $84.99 View
SWORD ART ONLINE: FATAL BULLET Pre-Order Bundle $59.99 View
SYMMETRY Coming soon View
The Station $14.99 View
Tiles Coming soon View
Xenon Valkyrie+ $9.99 View

Windows 10

Product Price
Age of Empires: Definitive Edition $19.99 View
Fable Fortune $14.99 View

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Rebecca Smith
Written by Rebecca Smith
Rebecca is the Newshound Manager at TrueGaming Network. She has been contributing articles since 2010, especially those that involve intimidatingly long lists. When not writing news, she works in an independent game shop so that she can spend all day talking about games too. She'll occasionally go outside.
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