New Xbox Releases: Week Beginning March 19th, 2018

By Rebecca Smith, 9 months ago
This week, there are 12 titles appearing on the Xbox One and Windows 10. At retail, Assassin's Creed Rogue makes it onto the latest generation of consoles, and there's a battle against hostile giants, a co-op attempt to escape prison, Rare's pirate adventure, and an RPG set in ancient times. For digital titles, there are four ID@Xbox titles, the latest ACA NEOGEO title, and a psychadelic neon platformer. Finally, Windows 10 gets a new Windows Mixed Reality title. For more information on each title, check out the list below, and scroll to the bottom for prices and download links:

Retail

Assassin's Creed Rogue Remastered

Release date: March 20th
Experience the darkest chapter in Assassin’s Creed lore yet, remastered for next-gen platforms. Assume the role of Shay, an Assassin during the French and Indian War, and witness the cataclysmic events that force him to betray the Brotherhood in order to prevent further catastrophe. Play the most visually stunning version of Assassin's Creed® Rogue, with remastered graphics for next-gen platforms. Become the most feared Assassin hunter in history as you battle former allies as a member of the Templars. Cast off in your ship, the Morrigan, and set sail with improved naval gameplay featuring new weapons and enemy tactics. Assassin’s Creed Rogue has also been remastered for Xbox One X (featuring native 4K) and Xbox One (featuring 1080p).
Assassin's Creed Rogue Remastered

Attack on Titan 2

Release date: March 20th
Abandon all fear. Attack on Titan 2 is the gripping sequel to the action game based on the worldwide hit anime series "Attack on Titan."

Experience the immense story of the anime alongside Eren and his companions, as they fight to save humanity from the threat of the deadly human devouring Titans. Try your hand in operating the omni-directional mobility gear, maneuvering and flying through the sky to counter the Titans, and feel the thrill and satisfaction of battling giant opponents.
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A Way Out

Release date: March 23rd
From the creators of Brothers – A Tale of Two Sons comes A Way Out, an exclusively co-op adventure where you play the role of one of two prisoners making their daring escape from prison.

What begins as a thrilling breakout quickly turns into an unpredictable, emotional adventure unlike anything seen or played before.

A Way Out is an experience that must be played with two players. Each player controls one of the main characters, Leo and Vincent, in a reluctant alliance to break out of prison and gain their freedom.
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Sea of Thieves

Release date: March 20th
From acclaimed developer Rare comes a shared-world adventure game that offers the ultimate pirate experience.

Packed to the seams with sailing and exploring, fighting and plundering, riddle solving and treasure hunting, Sea of Thieves has everything you need to live the pirate life you’ve always dreamed about.

Set in a glorious world of exotic islands, hidden treasures and dangers both natural and supernatural, Sea of Thieves immerses you in a new type of multiplayer action. Whether you’re adventuring as a group or sailing solo, you’re bound to encounter other crews – but will they be friends or foes, and how will you respond?
Sea of Thieves screenshots

Titan Quest

Release date: March 20th
From Age of Empires co-creator Brian Sullivan and Braveheart writer Randall Wallace comes an innovative action role playing game set in ancient Greece, Egypt and Asia. The Titans have escaped their eternal prison, wreaking havoc upon the earth. The gods seek a hero who can turn the tide in an epic struggle that will determine the fate of both men and gods. Are you ready for the quest?
Titan Quest



ID@Xbox Titles

R.B.I. Baseball 18

Release date: March 20th
It's a whole new ballgame! R.B.I. Baseball 18 take a significant leap delivering all-new Franchise Mode, Home Run Derby Mode, redesigned player models, stunning MLB ballparks and UI presentation.
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The Count Lucanor

Release date: March 21st
Once upon a time, there was a poor boy named Hans who lived with his mother near the woods. On his birthday, the boy had no presents nor sweets. He got so upset he decided to leave home for good. Before he left, his mother gave him his grandfather's cane, some cheese and three pieces of gold. Hans walked into the forest in search of adventure. Soon it was night and the boy was really scared, so he tried to go back. But then, a quaint kobold happened to cross his path and Hans decided to follow him to a castle. The kobold told him he would inherit great wealth if he passed a simple trial... guessing his name. Trapped in the castle, Hans will live a spooky mystery, fantasy and horror adventure to become the new Count Lucanor.

Join Hans in a fantasy world and experience a unique adventure, full of surprises and challenges. Get hooked on an immersive tale, where every decision counts and every clue is a piece to solve the puzzle and get the treasure. Unravel the sordid secrets of the castle, meet colorful characters, and remember: horror always lurks beneath the surface.
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Western Press

Release date: March 23rd
Based on a true story, Western Press is the most historically accurate frontier dueling game available for Xbox One. Probably. Up to 16 players (or bots) compete in a tournament of 1v1 sprints to press a random string of ten buttons the fastest.
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Where Are My Friends?

Release date: March 21st
Eye on the ball names Wheye had come to the planet where his friends studied local species. His friends went missing, the planet is about to blow and only Wheye can save everyone. He will have to face different trials on his own.
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Other Digital Titles

ACA NEOGEO WAKU WAKU 7

Release date: March 22nd
"WAKU WAKU 7" is a fighting game released by SUNSOFT in 1996. Players will control characters who have one of 7 WAKU WAKU balls that grant wishes, and gather the remaining balls.

Let's gather power in exciting gauge, and attack all over with a personality-rich technique of each characters!
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Octahedron

Release date: March 20th
OCTAHEDRON is a precision vertical action game about creating your own platforms.

Ascend and escape strange subterranean world Veetragoul, and experience an otherworldly psychedelic adventure. To conquer and master each of the handcrafted levels, you must get into the the flow of the pumping, atmospheric soundtrack, as enemies and traps move along with the rhythm.

Discover new obstacles, adversaries and mechanics in every level, with clever gameplay that is easy to learn but difficult to master. Unlock powerful offensive abilities for your platform and fight back against Veetragoul’s peculiar foes. With its intuitive controls and tight and well-developed gameplay, OCTAHEDRON is a challenging and unique action game set in a mysterious neon world.
Octahedron



Windows Mixed Reality Titles

Apex Construct (Win 10)

Release date: March 20th
Travel to the shattered future of Apex Construct, where merciless robots prowl the world as a result of mankind’s reckless experiments. As these synthetic creatures seek to dominate their new hunting grounds, you must use both your wits and combat skills to survive. In this atmospheric first-person Action/Adventure game, built exclusively for VR, the fate of mankind rests on you – the last human alive.
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Xbox One

Product Price
ACA NEOGEO WAKU WAKU 7 $7.99 View
Assassin's Creed Rogue Remastered Coming soon View
Attack on Titan 2 $59.99 View
Attack on Titan 2 Deluxe Edition $99.99 View
A Way Out $29.99 View
Octahedron Coming soon View
R.B.I. Baseball 18 $29.99 View
Sea of Thieves $59.99 View
The Count Lucanor $14.99 View
Titan Quest Coming soon View
Western Press $7.99 View
Where Are My Friends? $5.99 View

Windows 10

Product Price
Apex Construct Coming soon Coming Soon


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.