Gaming: Top Upcoming Xbox Series X Games in 2022

Hogwarts Legacy

The gaming community is about to be hit with some new and exciting Xbox Series X games that are confirmed to launch this year. 

It has been over a year since Microsoft launched the Xbox Series. This brought new experiences, higher frame rates, and better resolution. There has never been a better time to look forward to the upcoming games and what fun will come with them. 

Some, if not most of the new games will also be part of the monthly Xbox Game Pass membership scheme, saving you money. In addition, most will also be part of Xbox’s Smart Delivery programme, which means if you buy them for Xbox One you’ll get them on Series X or Series S for free. 

We have compiled a list of the top upcoming Xbox Series X games in 2022 that have been confirmed for release, so keep them on your radar. 

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Top Upcoming Xbox Series X Games in 2022

With so much to look forward to in the gaming world, GiveMeSport has compiled a list of the top upcoming Xbox Series X games to check out. 

Saints Row – August 2022 

All the cool grown-ups gather here! Get ready for a brand new town and gang of Saints, which is developed by Volition. Saints Row is on a lively open field where players go back to the beginning and explore the roots of the gang. Players make their mark with a team of four that operates out of Santo Ileso, a fictional city, building a criminal empire and going up against gang rivals. 

Gotham Knights – October 2022 

It looks like Gotham Knights are going to expand Batman’s gaming perspective. The game is a successor to the Batman: Arkham series, although it is not being developed by Rocksteady Studios but by Warner Bros Montreal. Gotham Knights will bring thrilling fights and stealth to the Arkham games. The action-packed RPG starring Batgirl, Nightwing, Robin, and Red Hood, has a brand new set of characters and a new generation of gaming machines. 

Gotham Knights

Slime Rancher 2 –  2022 

Slime Rancher 2 is the sequel to the award-winning smash-hit Slime Rancher, which has been played by over 10 million people around the world. Continue Beatrix LeBeau’s adventures as she travels to Rainbow Island, a mystery area rich with old technology, unknown natural resources, and an avalanche of new slimes to find.

Slime Rancher 2

Beatrix will build, ranch, and farm within a stunning conservatory, whose shimmering glass walls give her a full view of the prismatic paradise she now calls home, as she seeks to unravel the island’s secrets and discover its actual purpose.


Sonic Frontiers – 2022 

In his next 3D adventure, Sonic goes open-world. This seems like a logical fit for the quick blue hedgehog, yet given his history in 3D games, we’re nonetheless cautiously enthusiastic. For now, we can only hope that this tweak in the formula can rejuvenate this legendary character’s reputation in the gaming industry, with so little seen and only a holiday 2022 release date known. 

Sonic Frontiers is the latest game in Sega's mega series.
Sonic Frontiers is the latest game in Sega’s mega-series.

Hogwarts Legacy – 2022 

Set in the 1800s, Hogwarts Legacy is an open-world action RPG based on the lore of the Harry Potter series that aims to give players the chance to attend the School of Witchcraft and Wizardry for themselves. Make allies, battle Dark wizards, and more when Hogwarts Legacy arrives sometime in 2022.

Hogwarts Legacy

Redfall – Summer 2022 

Arkane Austin, the award-winning studio behind Prey and Dishonoured, will release Redfall, an open-world co-op first-person shooter. A legion of vampires has cut the island off from the rest of the world, putting the settlement of Redfall under siege. In this open-world action game, you’ll be trapped with a small group of survivors and must band together to form the perfect team of vampire slayers.

Layla Ellison is one of four playable characters in Redfall.
Layla Ellison is one of four playable characters in Redfall.

Two Point Campus – August 2022

Build the university of your dreams on Two Point Campus. You are the master, curate academic programmes, build libraries, hire the best staff, get the best students, and a lot more. In this game you can create and monitor your buildings, change them whenever you want to, but make sure you keep an eye on the characters’ happiness and give them enough entertainment and care.

Two Point Campus

S.T.A.L.K.E.R 2: Heart of Chornobyl – December 2022 

S.T.A.L.K.E.R will be back and will see players returning to the Chornobyl Exclusion Zone where it will be more dangerous with tonnes of mutants, and anomalies. Get ready to find your way through the Zone or be lost in it. 

S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2 Heart of Chornobyl

Star Trek: Resurgence – 2022 

Star Trek: Resurgence is a new third-person, choice-driven adventure from a group of former Telltale developers. First Officer Jara Rydek and Engineering Crewperson Carter Diaz navigate a mystery involving two alien civilizations on the verge of war set within the Star Trek universe and you’ll encounter some new and some more recognisable individuals.

Star Trek: Resurgence
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Lord of the Rings: Gollum – 2022

Gollum is expected to be a story-driven action-adventure from a studio with experience in the genre. We also know it’ll be released on next-generation consoles, and its artistic vision appears to be quite intriguing thus far.

Lord of The Rings Gollum
Image from Wallpapers Den

After going through our list, we are pretty sure you’ll want to finish up those 2021 gaming backlogs. Clear those backlogs and your vision, and look beyond the horizon because the best is yet to come for the gaming community. 


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