15 of the BEST Xbox games coming in 2020 (video)

2020 is the year of the beastly Xbox Series X, promising up to 8K resolution modes with support for 120 frames per second. It'll also rock a super-fast NVMe SSD to nearly eliminate loading times, while retaining the UHD blu-ray drive for movies and physical games. Speaking of which, it doesn't matter how powerful a next-gen system is going to be if it doesn't have the right games, and thankfully, this console generation is going out with a bang.

2020 seems to be absolutely packed with everything from major blockbusters to experimental indies, and thanks to backward compatibility, everything you buy for Xbox One in 2020 will also carry over to the Xbox Series X when it drops at the end of the year.

To give you an idea of what's to come, we've rounded up fifteen of the brightest and most promising titles from across the industry in a video on our new Windows Central Gaming YouTube channel.

We'd also like to hear your thoughts as well — what games are you most excited for in 2020 and beyond? What games are missing from the list? Let us know down below.

Related: All the most-anticipated games hitting Xbox in 2020 and beyond

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Miles Dompier is a Freelance Video Producer for Windows Central, focusing on video content for Windows Central Gaming. In addition to writing or producing news, reviews, and gaming guides, Miles delivers fun, community-focused videos for the Windows Central Gaming YouTube channel. Miles also hosts Xbox Chaturdays every Saturday, which serves as the Windows Central Gaming weekly podcast.

  • Hopefully all the below will be 2020... Age of Empires IV (Relic Entertainment)
    CrossfireX (Smilegate/Remedy)
    Dying Light 2 (Techland)
    Microsoft Flight Simulator (Xbox Game Studios)
    Psychonauts 2 (Double Fine)
    Tell Me Why (Dontnod Entertainment)
    Tunic (Finji)
  • Anyone else excited for KartRider: Drift by Nexon?! :D
  • Actually yeah, that looks pretty cool
  • Meanwhile, I'm still waiting for Aztez to be released even though they showed it off during E3 2014... Other than that, my most anticipated games are The Last Night and Sable.
  • Tales of Arise - big game
    12 minutes - small game
    I will play this 2 singleplayer games when I have time for them. I bookmarked them from E3 19. Thanks for preparing to next E3, Xbox!
  • very interesting information
  • This is probably the best year Xbox has ever had. In terms of well every thin. They are even hitting all the right notes with the media Nad the next Gen launch as well. Phil has guided this ship fantastically.
  • Ori is all I need for the near future. Although if Elden Ring released this year I wouldn't be complaining (doubt it though).