Xbox ended 2021 on a real high. In fact, the entire second half of the year was strong – with Flight Simulator, Psychonauts 2, Forza Horizon 5, and Halo Infinite, all of course coming to Game Pass on day one alongside a number of excellent “gets” for the service (Back 4 Blood being a highlight). Forza and Halo were lauded as two of the best games of the year, putting Xbox in a superb position as we rolled into 2022. Then, nothing.
It’s fair to say that people gaming primarily on Xbox haven’t got a whole lot to look forward to at the moment.
Redfall, an open-world co-op FPS from Arkane Austin, was revealed in June last year and given a broad “summer 2022” release window. While a new game from the team behind Prey and Dishonored is definitely something to be excited about, we haven’t seen gameplay yet and given that release date slips are the norm these days, a release in Q4 seems more likely.