Top Xbox One announcements from The Game Awards 2018

This week, The Game Awards 2018 took place in California. The evening was filled with news, first looks, and plenty of surprises. Obsidian Entertainment revealed The Outer Worlds and Forza Horizon 4 took home the award for Best Sports or Racing Game. You can read about all of the Xbox-related announcements at the celebration below.

Journey to the Savage Planet

Journey to the Savage Planet is an adventure game which should launch on Xbox One and other platforms.

The Stanley Parable

The Stanley Parable is coming to consoles with new endings in 2019.

Rocket League

Rocket League just got McLaren cars.

Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn launches on February 15, 2019.


Hades is from the makers of Bastion and Transistor. It's coming to the Epic Games Store today in early access.

Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey

Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey launches in 2019 and is all about playing as the distant genetic relatives of humans. You explore the world and survive.

Forza Horizon 4

Forza Horizon 4: Fortune Island is coming December 13 with new Xbox Achievements and much more.


Scavengers is an adventure game from Josh Holmes, the former creative lead for Halo. It focuses on surviving in a winter wasteland.


Warframe: Fortuna is coming to Xbox One on December 10.

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Shadow of the Tomb Raider has a free trial on Xbox One and other platforms now.

Dead by Daylight

There's a new chapter coming to Dead by Daylight alongside dedicated servers.


Anthem is coming out in February 2019, and BioWare released a new trailer focusing on the story.

Crash Team Racing

Crash Team Racing remaster was announced for Xbox One and other platforms. It's going to launch on June 21, 2019.

The Outer Worlds

The Outer Worlds is a first-person role-playing game from Obsidian Entertainment. It's coming to Xbox One and other platforms in 2019.


Dauntless is getting cross-play between Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 other platforms in 2019.

The Last Campfire

The Last Campfire looks like an experience along the lines of The Flame in the Flood. It's made by No Man's Sky developer Hello Games.

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds

A new snow map is coming to PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds on Xbox One in January 2019.


Atlas is an open-world survival game which combines a lot of genres. It's coming to PC on December 13, 2018. It's coming to Xbox Game Preview in 2019.


Ashen is launching on Xbox One and other platforms tomorrow, December 7.

Crackdown 3

Crackdown 3 got a hilarious new trailer features Terry Crews.

Dragon Age 4

Dragon Age 4 was teased with a cryptic "The Dread Wolf Rises" trailer. We know absolutely nothing about the game.

Stranger Things 3: The Game

Stranger Things is still getting a game, which will land on Xbox One.

Mortal Kombat 11

Mortal Kombat 11 launches on April 23, 2019. It's going to be as gory as ever.

Psychonauts 2

Psychonauts 2 is coming in 2019.

Devil May Cry 5

Devil May Cry 5 is launching a demo on Xbox One tomorrow.


Fortnite: Season 7 is now available across all platforms. Fortnite: The Block was also teased during the event. The area features the best content from creators.

Rage 2

Rage 2 got a new trailer at the event. It'll launch on May 14, 2019.


Xbox One games won a lot of awards at The Game Awards 2018 too. You can see a list of them all below.

  • Best Action Game: Dead Cells
  • Best Role-Playing Game: Monster Hunter World
  • Best Esports Game: Overwatch
  • Best Narrative: Red Dead Redemption 2
  • Best Performance: Roger Clark for Red Dead Redemption 2
  • Best Score: Red Dead Redemption 2
  • Best Audio Design: Red Dead Redemption 2
  • Best Fighting Game: Dragon Ball FighterZ
  • Best Family Game: Overcooked 2
  • Best Independent Game: Celeste
  • Games for Impact Award: Celeste
  • Best Sports or Racing Game: Forza Horizon 4
  • Best Ongoing Game: Fortnite
  • Best Multiplayer Game: Fortnite

These were all of the Xbox-related game announcements from The Game Awards 2018. A lot of great experiences are coming to Microsoft's platforms in the coming months from various developers, and hopefully, you're as excited as we are for titles like Crackdown 3 and Devil May Cry 5.

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Asher Madan

Asher Madan handles gaming news for Windows Central. Before joining Windows Central in 2017, Asher worked for a number of different gaming outlets. He has a background in medical science and is passionate about all forms of entertainment, cooking, and antiquing.