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Most Anticipated Xbox Series X | S Games Coming in 2022

Xbox Series X | S has a fantastic repertoire of games coming in 2022, and here are the most anticipated ones!

Xbox Series X had an amazing year in 2021. Microsoft console managed to remain out of stock for a whole year.

Due to this, gamers had to wait for hours expecting online restocks or in-store events to get their consoles.

Fortunately, things got better with every passing month. Restocks started to last longer, and stores started to sell Xbox Series X | S units in-store.

Now, even with scarcity still being an issue, many gamers are ready to enjoy all the most anticipated games coming to Xbox Series X in 2022.


Best Xbox Series X | S Games Coming in 2022

1. Dying Light 2 Stay Human

After a long wait, this zombie survival title is finally almost here. Dying Light 2 Stay human is one of the most anticipated Xbox Series X | S titles launching in 2022.

This game is set 20 years in the universe of the first game. The story follows protagonist Aiden Caldwell whose survival depends on his parkour abilities and the decisions made in this world.

There are a ton of decisions to make here and a living city that evolves as you progress with the story.

Release Date: February 4, 2022

2. Destiny 2: The Witch Queen

This might not be an entirely new game, but it is one of Destiny 2’s most awaited expansions.

This expansion brings players to a brand new location, Savathûn’s Throne World. This expansion will also include a new raid and two complementary dungeons.

With all this content on the way, it is understandable that this expansion is so hyped by the community.

Release Date: February 22, 2022

3. Elden Ring

Hidetaka Miyazaki is back! The visionary creator of the Soulsborne saga is back.

This time, Hidetaka mixes the dark fantasy recipe he has crafted over the years with the intricate writing of George R. R. Martin.

This title has earned the ‘Most Anticipated Game’ award in the Game Awards two consecutive times. The hype for this title is so real that codes for its Network Test were sold at insane prices on eBay.

Furthermore, Elden Ring could quickly become one of Xbox Series X’s best games in 2022.

Release Date: February 25, 2022

4. Stranger Of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin

This is an action RPG title that is brought to life through the cooperation of Team Ninja and Square Enix. Stranger Of Paradise Final Fantasy Origin brings some Souls-like elements to the franchise.

In essence, this game is a retelling of the events in the original Final Fantasy. Given that many gamers have not yet experienced this story, it is a perfect time to revisit it.

Release Date: March 18, 2022

5. Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands

Are you a fan of Dungeons and Dragons and shooters? If so, this is the way to go! Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands mixes an FPS adventure with tabletop elements.

This title brings all the madness and uniqueness of the Borderlands franchise back. If you loved Borderlands 2: Tiny Tina’s Assault on Dragon Keep, you would undoubtedly enjoy this co-op action RPG.

Release Date: March 25, 2022

6. S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2: Heart of Chernobyl

This is undoubtedly one of Xbox Series X | S’s most anticipated games, and it could easily become one of the best games to launch on the platform in 2022.

STALKER 2 is one of the first Unreal Engine 5 titles to launch on the platform. This FPS has been announced and rehashed many times in the past.

Finally, the game is close to release, and it looks stunning. This title is coming day one to Xbox and PC Game Pass to make it even more enticing.

Release Date: April 28, 2022UPDATE: Delayed to December 8, 2022.

7. Saints Row

Saints Row is getting a reboot, and it is one of Xbox Series X | S’ most anticipated games coming in 2022. This reboot takes players to Santo Ileso, a city based in the southwest area of the US.

As it is classic of the series, the absurd action and over-the-top scenes are granted here.

Release Date: August 23, 2022

8. Starfield

Starfield is without a doubt one of the most anticipated games coming to Xbox Series X in 2022. This title is now a console exclusive after Microsoft acquired Bethesda.

Many have called this title the space Skyrim. That alone is enough to entice many to get this title on day one. Aside from Elder Scrolls, Starfield is one of Bethesda’s most anticipated games.

This game is also coming to Game Pass on day one, making it highly accessible for those who own an Xbox Series X or a PC.

If you are interested in this title, the latest teaser trailer of Starfield revealed the first locations featured in the game.

Release Date: November 11, 2022

9. A Plague Tale: Requiem

A Plague Tale: Innocence was one of the best titles released in 2019. This action-adventure title tells you the story of Amicia and her brother Hugo.

The setting is France in the 14th century amidst the black plague infestation, one of humanity’s darkest periods. The narrative and gameplay of this title felt unique and refreshing.

This excellent title ended in a cliffhanger worth exploring in its sequel, A Plague Tale: Requiem.

Considering its superb gameplay and visuals, A Plague Tale: Requiem could easily be one of Xbox Series X’s best games in 2022.

Release Date: 2022

10. Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora

The Avatar franchise is branching out in plans of becoming once again a cultural phenomenon.

Aside from an upcoming new film, Avatar is also getting a big blockbuster game helmed by Massive Entertainment at Ubisoft.

There is just basic information around the title and no specific details about its stand-alone story. Thus far, it is known that players will control the Na’vi as they defend the Western Frontier of Pandora.

Release Date: 2022

11. Gotham Knights

For Batman lore fans out there, this can easily become one of the most anticipated Xbox Series X | S titles coming in 2022. This title takes the player to a Gotham in demise after Batman’s death.

Since Batman is gone, it is now up to Nightwing, Batgirl, Robin, and Redhood to turn things around and get Gotham back on track.

Furthermore, for those who are looking to experience a co-op game in 2022, this one should definitely be on your radar.

Release Date: 2022

12. Hogwarts Legacy

Hogwarts is back in the gaming world, and it is bigger than ever. The scope of this Harry Potter title is massive compared to previous games from the franchise.

This open-world action RPG game completely immerses players in the Hogwarts student experience. This title will not follow any of the main storylines in the movies but instead let players control a student at Hogwarts in the 1800s.

There will be familiar locations to explore, like the Forbidden Forest and Hogsmeade Village.

Release Date: 2022

13. Scorn

Scorn is one of the biggest survival horror games coming to Xbox Series X | S in 2022. This title brings a lot of heavy inspiration from the art of H. R. Giger and Zdzisław Beksiński. Just the art alone is nightmare fuel!

If you are into survival horror with non-linear exploration, Scorn is one of your best options in 2022.

Release Date: 2022

14. Suicide Squad: Kill The Justice League

The Suicide Squad has not looked better in a game! This game takes place in the same world and after the events in Batman: Arkham Knight.

Harley Quinn, Captain Boomerang, Dead Shot, and King Shark are tasked to complete a mission by Amanda Waller.

Soon after, the anti-heroes discover that Brainiac has brainwashed the whole Justice League (with a few exceptions). Now, it is their task to stop the heroes turned villains.

Release Date: 2022

15. Warhammer 40,000: Darktide

If executed right, this could quickly become one of Xbox Series X’s best games in 2022. This Warhammer entry is considerably different than previous more tactical entries.

In essence, it borrows the formula presented in Warhammer: Vermintide 2 but with more ranged combat.

Warhammer 40,000: Darktide is a first-person action game that tells the story of a squad of Imperial Guardsmen investigating a Chaos infiltration on planet Atoma Prime.

Release Date: 2022

These are easily the best and most anticipated games coming to Xbox Series X | S in 2022!

If you also happen to have a PS5 or you are interested in the console, here are the most anticipated PS5 games coming in 2022.

As well, if you are a Nintendo gamer, here are the most anticipated games coming to Switch in 2022.

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