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1The Xbox Series X/S Launch Games You Need

Xbox Series X/S

Despite Xbox Series X/S not having anything truly new at launch, there are numerous games that show off the consoles’ ridiculous power.

Some of them you might already have in your library; dozens of Xbox One games have been optimized for Xbox Series X/S to add better textures, higher framerates and higher resolutions. Heck, some of them are included on Game Pass, too. There are a few brand new games, though, well worth purchasing for your Xbox Series X/S. They may not be exclusive to the console, but they’ll show you what your new machine is capable of.

So click on through to see our picks of the best Xbox Series X/S launch games. Whatever you’re playing on your new console, though, we’re sure you’re going to love it. Welcome to the new generation.

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Editor in chief // Kim's been into video games since playing Dizzy on her brother's Commodore 64 as a nipper. She'll give just about anything a go, but she's got a particular soft spot for indie adventures. If she's not gaming, she'll be building Lego, reading a thriller, watching something spooky or... asleep. She does love to sleep.