Every week, numerous games launch on Xbox One, but which ones truly stand out? Here are some of the biggest and most anticipated titles launching across Microsoft's platforms next week. We have a few new smaller releases on Xbox One, but there are still a few surprises here and there. Notably, Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot is finally launching on the console, and The Surge 2: Kraken offers an interesting take on the third-person action genre. With that in mind, here are all the best games launching next week, between January 13 and 17.
Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot
A few months ago, Bandai Namco unveiled Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot to the world. It's an upcoming fighting game, but one that lets you explore the world of these quirky characters. You can go around, talk to everyone, while also taking part in epic battles.
Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot should launch on January 17, starting at $60. The game runs at 4K resolution on Xbox One X.
Punching and kicking
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Sherlock Holmes: Crimes and Punishments Redux
Sherlock Holmes: Crimes and Punishments Redux appears to be an updated version of the third-person investigation game. According to Xbox Wire, become the most celebrated detective of all time. Use your impressive talents as a detective to solve six thrilling and varied cases including murders, missing persons, spectacular thefts, and numerous investigations that sometimes lead you into the realms of the fantastic.
Sherlock Holmes: Crimes and Punishments Redux should launch on January 15. It's unclear if this will be a paid upgrade for existing owners or a separate purchase.
The Surge 2: Kraken
The Surge 2's Kraken DLC comes to @Xbox on January 16 – explore the mysteries behind a beached military vessel and discover a brand-new story line with new weapons and enemies!— The Surge (@TheSurgeGame) January 8, 2020
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The Surge 2's Kraken expansion lets you explore a ruined military vessel that houses even greater dangers. Expect a lot of corridors and close-quarters combat as you uncover what happened to the ship.
The Surge 2: Kraken should launch on January 16. The game hits 4K resolution on Xbox One X.
It's finally here
There's a lot to love about this game
Other experiences like Far-Out, Hovership Havoc, and Without Escape: Console Edition should also release next week. If you're looking for a break between those heavy-hitters, be sure to check out these games because they're a lot of fun.
Best of the best
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