New Xbox Releases: Week Beginning October 15th, 2018

By Rebecca Smith, 1 month ago
While the number of ID@Xbox releases may have slowed down for the pre-holiday season, there still continues to be a decent number of retail releases each week. Of the 12 new titles arriving over the next few days, six will be coming to stores near you. There's Ubisoft's foray into the toys to life market, a Crayola title, a new LEGO game, the next titles in the SOULCALIBUR and Warriors Orochi franchises, and 2K's first foray into the NBA Playgrounds franchise. ID@Xbox brings four of the remaining six titles, with the final two being the latest ACA NEOGEO title and the first in the Heavy Fire franchise to come to modern consoles. For more information on each of those titles and more, check out the list below, and scroll to the bottom for prices and download links:

Retail Titles

Crayola Scoot

Release dates: October 16th in North America, October 26th in other regions
Creativity wins in this colorful freestyle scooter championship! In Crayola Scoot, more tricks mean more color – and color can change the world in impossible ways. So get ready to take on Scoot Legends in a rainbow of thrilling events, or grab 3 friends for a split-screen color clash. It’s time to make your mark on the scootpark!
Crayola Scoot Screenshots

LEGO DC Super-Villains

Release date: October 16th in North America, October 19th in other regions
Pre-order and get early access to the Justice League Dark Character Pack. Embark on an all-new DC/LEGO® adventure by becoming the best villain the universe has seen. Players will create and play as an all-new super-villain throughout the game, unleashing mischievous antics and wreaking havoc in an action-packed story. Set in an open world experience within the DC universe, the Justice League has disappeared, leaving Earth's protection to their counterparts, who have proclaimed themselves as the "Justice Syndicate". It's up to you and a crazy group of misfits to uncover the intentions of Earth's new, strange, wannabe superheroes. Joined by renowned DC Super-Villains: The Joker, Harley Quinn, and countless others from the Injustice League, players will set out on an epic adventure.
LEGO DC Super-Villains

NBA 2K Playgrounds 2

Release date: October 16th
NBA arcade action is back with NBA 2K Playgrounds 2! The sequel to the original smash hit takes street balling to the next level with a massive roster of current and retired NBA players, improved online matchmaking with dedicated servers, four-player online matches, three-point contests, new playgrounds, custom matches, and more! Pick your team, get ready to jam, and Ball Without Limits!
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SOULCALIBUR VI

Release date: October 19th
Introducing the newest entry in the SOULCALIBUR series!

Experience all-new gameplay mechanics with the most beautiful graphics the weapons-based fighting genre has ever seen!

Bring more than your fists to the fight! SOULCALIBUR VI represents the latest entry in the premier weapons-based, head-to-head fighting series. The heroic 3D battles transpire in a beautiful and fluid world, with eye-popping graphics and visual appeal. Featuring all-new battle mechanics and characters, SOULCALIBUR VI marks a new era of the historic franchise. Welcome back to the stage of history!
SOULCALIBUR VI

Starlink: Battle for Atlas

Release date: October 16th
In Starlink: Battle for Atlas, lead a group of interstellar pilots as you build your own starship, explore the Atlas star system, and battle the vile Grax and his Forgotten Legion.
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Warriors Orochi 4

Release date: October 16th in North America, October 19th in other regions
After a span of 5 years, WARRIORS OROCHI 4, the latest title in the tactical action series WARRIORS OROCHI, is finally here!
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ID@Xbox Titles - Digital Only

Home Sweet Home

Release date: October 16th
The first in a series of terrifying horror games, Home Sweet Home throws players into a twisted labyrinth, where a miasma of fear fills the air and anxiety grows stronger with every step.

After his wife’s disappearance, Tim awakens to find himself in a strange, dilapidated building instead of the comfort of his home. While he begins to search for a way out and solve questions that could lead to his wife's disappearance, he’ll find himself being hunted by vengeful evil spirits.

There is a dark and sinister secret casting a shadow over this interconnected labyrinth…and it's no longer the happy home that it once was.
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Sinner: Sacrifice for Redemption

Release date: October 18th
Sinner: Sacrifice for Redemption is a boss battler action-RPG. Face eight abhorrent bosses, the first seven each based on one of the deadly sins can be fought in any order and at any time! Before each epic clash, you must sacrifice stats, equipment, or abilities making each fight tougher than the last as you wage war against sin itself.

A lone warrior stands on a strange shore, his mind clouded and his past forgotten, but an unstoppable force drives him on. He is Adam, guilty of great sin and drawn to this place by powers as secret as they are terrifying. As his home, the Kingdom of Cavanis, languishes in blasphemy, Adam must face a series of trials in a desperate quest for redemption.

Rise from the depths of a crumbling kingdom and to the challenge of defeating increasingly difficult demonic bosses.

Choose aspects of yourself to weaken before facing the avatars of Sin. Inspired by classic boss-battlers and modern skill-based action RPGs, with a dash of gothic anime styling and horror storytelling, Sinner a thrilling, bone-chilling, and deeply challenging experience.
Sinner: Sacrifice for Redemption

The Jackbox Party Pack 5

Release date: October 17th
It’s the biggest Party Pack yet with five party-saving new games!

1) The pop-culture trivia mash-up YOU DON’T KNOW JACK: Full Stream (1-8 players). The classic returns, full of wild new surprises.

2) The what-if game Split the Room (3-8 Players). Create strange and divisive hypothetical situations.

3) The lyric-writing game Mad Verse City (3-8 players). Channel your inner MC as a rap battling robot.

4) The competitive drawing game Patently Stupid (3-8 players). Create odd inventions to solve bizarre problems.

5) The deadliest game show in the Crab Nebula, Zeeple Dome (1-6 players)! Fling yourself at bloodthirsty aliens to win millions of Zubabucks!

Play using your phones, tablets or computers. No extra controllers needed!
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Transport Giant

Release date: October 17th
It's the year 1850 - The world is changing. A new era of mass production and mass transportation has begun. For a smart businessman there are many opportunities. With a little money and good ideas you can establish a business empire. There are new companies founded on every corner. The world is in need of all kinds of goods and the growth of cities is increasing dramatically. But how do the goods get to the customer?

How do the workers get to their factories? And who will transport the huge amount of raw materials? The time has come for a powerful and giant transportation company. Especially transport within the domestic market are increasing to a point where it can no longer be handled easily. You establish a transport company in the year 1850 and try to make as much profit as possible over the next 200 years. You have to establish means of transportation for raw materials, finished goods and for workers and employees to get them to work. Outdo your competitors and make big money in Transport Giant!
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Other Digital Titles

ACA NEOGEO STRIKERS 1945 PLUS

Release date: October 18th
STRIKERS 1945 PLUS is a shoot 'em up game released by Psikyo in 1999.

Make use of Shots, Super Shots, and Support Attacks to make your way through a chaotic dogfight! Historical piston fighters, such as the P-38 Lightning, are ready to rumble!!

A state of the art arcade shoot 'em up from the masters of the genre, Psikyo.
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Heavy Fire: Red Shadow

Release date: October 19th
As Sgt Will, holdfast behind a devastatingly powerful turret-mounted machine gun as you mow down waves of enemy forces across eight stages. Call in supply drops and reinforcements to turn the tides of battle. Unlock an array of Field Promotions and upgrade your combat abilities.
Heavy Fire: Red Shadow

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Xbox One Games

Product Price
ACA NEOGEO STRIKERS 1945 PLUS $7.99 View
Crayola Scoot $39.99 View
Heavy Fire: Red Shadow Coming soon View
Home Sweet Home Coming soon View
LEGO DC Super-Villains $59.99 View
LEGO DC Super-Villains Deluxe Edition $74.99 View
NBA 2K Playgrounds 2 $29.99 View
Sinner: Sacrifice for Redemption Coming soon View
SOULCALIBUR VI $59.99 View
SOULCALIBUR VI Deluxe Bundle $89.99 View
Starlink: Battle for Atlas $59.99 View
Starlink: Battle for Atlas Deluxe Edition $79.99 View
The Jackbox Party Pack 5 Coming soon View
Transport Giant GOTY Edition Coming soon Coming Soon
WARRIORS OROCHI 4 $59.99 View
WARRIORS OROCHI 4 Deluxe Edition $80.99 View
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.