Whether exclusive or not, the old mantra that “Xbox doesn’t have games” couldn’t be more misguided and biased. Proof of this is that, month after month, the family of Microsoft consoles is nourished and expands its catalog. Thus, we start this new year with a good wave of games for all tastes.
For this month of January, among the releases for Xbox we have very interesting and first-rate proposals. This is the case of titles like One Piece Odyssey, Monster Hunter Risethe remake of dead space or the expected next-gen update of Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot. Let’s see them!
Xbox release list for January 2023
Below you will find the titles more important of how many will arrive this January to the family of Microsoft consoles, along with a brief description and a trailer for each of them.
Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot (next-gen)
January 13 – Xbox Series X|S
Relive the story of Son Goku, not only through his epic battles, but also by fighting, fishing, eating and training with the characters they marked to a whole generation. Explore locations and have incredible adventures as you progress through the story and forge your friendship with the heroes of the Dragon Ball Z universe, now with patch for Xbox Series X|S which includes numerous improvements.
January 13 – Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, PC
The famous pirate Monkey D. Luffy and his crew sail the seas of the New World in search of new islands and adventures. During the voyage, a storm surprises them and they are shipwrecked, appearing on the coast of a lush tropical island surrounded by violent storms and where great adventures await them in this exciting role playing game from one of the most important anime ever.
A Space for the Unbound
January 19 – Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, PC
A Space for the Unbound is an adventure game set in everyday Indonesia in the 1990s that deals with themes such as depression, anxiety and relationships between a boy and a girl with supernatural powers, all with spectacular retro-style graphics.
January 19 – Xbox Series X|S, PC
Colossal Cave is an exciting adventure in a deep and mysterious cavern: a reimagining of the celebrated adventure From original text by Will Crowther and Don Woods, acclaimed game designer Roberta Williams brings you her vision of the game that inspired her to create her own legendary game.
January 19 Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One (Game Pass)
Enjoy the iconic RPG that reinvented the Persona saga, persona 3 portable, now remastered for modern platforms. After leaving the Institute, the protagonist meets the “Dark Hour”. Stillness washes over the town, turning people into coffins and making way for supernatural monsters known as shadows. When a shadow attacks and all seems lost, awaken the power of the heart, the Person of it. With this power, he pursues the truth and faces his fate.
The popular Persona 4 Golden promises unforgettable adventures, unbreakable bonds and experiences shared with friends. They say that your soul mate will appear if you stare at a television screen on a rainy night. This rumor spreads through the rural town of Inaba, just as a series of mysterious murders begins. Our new protagonist must discover the truth together with his companions and open the door to another world.
January 20 – Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One (Game Pass)
Accept the challenge and sign up for the hunt. In Monster Hunter Rise, the latest installment in the award-winning Monster Hunter series, you’ll become a hunter, explore new maps and use many different weapons to take down fearsome monsters in one brand new story. After passing through Nintendo Switch, Capcom’s success lands on Xbox consoles, and directly on Game Pass.
SpongeBob SquarePants: The Cosmic Shake
January 23 – Xbox One, PC
Let’s dance the Cosmic Shake! SpongeBob and Patrick have mermaid tears that grant wishes. What could go wrong? Well, that the very fabric that makes up the universe should unravel so much that they open portals to the Desire Worlds with knights, cowboys, pirates and prehistoric snails. But that’s nothing our favorite sponge in the right cosmic suit can’t handle.
dead space (Remake)
January 27 – Xbox Series X|S, PC
A classic of horror and science fiction returns, rebuilt from scratch with superior visual fidelity and 3D ambient sound. From the detailed rooms and workplaces of a slaughtered crew, to the eerie sounds of a devastated ship, you’ll discover a breathtaking sci-fi setting filled with tension and unpredictable moments.
January 31 – Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One (Game Pass)
Celebrate the 20th anniversary of one of the most popular strategy games ever, now with stunning 4K Ultra HD graphics and a fully remastered soundtrack. Age of Empires II: DE presents “The Last Khans” with 3 new campaigns and 4 new Civilizations. Frequent updates include events, additional content, new game modes, and enhanced features with the recent addition of co-op.
And with this new battery of games we finish the list of releases for Xbox with which we premiered this year. This 2023 promises great releases and some long-awaited delay.