If you’re a fan of role-playing games (RPGs), you’re probably curious about what Xbox Series X has in store for you in 2024.
In this blog post, we’ll look at some of the upcoming RPGs for Xbox Series X in 2024 that you should watch. These games promise to deliver stunning graphics, engaging gameplay, and rich stories that will keep you hooked for hours. Whether you prefer fantasy, sci-fi, or something in between, there’s something for everyone on this list.
What are RPGs?
RPGs allow you to create and customize your character, explore vast and immersive worlds, and engage in combat and dialogue with various NPCs and enemies.
RPGs can be divided into subgenres such as action, turn-based, strategy, and more.
Action RPGs feature real-time combat, where you control your character’s movements and attacks directly. Action RPGs often emphasize fast-paced and skill-based gameplay, character customization and loot. Some examples of action RPGs are Starfield, Elden Ring, and Final Fantasy XVI.
Turn-based RPGs feature turn-based combat, where you select actions from a menu and wait for your turn to execute them. Turn-based RPGs often emphasize strategic and tactical gameplay, as well as story and character development. Some examples of turn-based RPGs are Persona 5 Royal, Dragon Quest XI S, and Shin Megami Tensei V.
Strategy RPGs feature turn-based combat on a grid-based map, where you control characters with different roles and abilities. Strategy RPGs often emphasize planning, positioning, resource management, and permadeath. Some examples of strategy RPGs are Fire Emblem: Three Houses, XCOM 2, and Wasteland 3.
Xbox Series X RPGs to Watch Out for in 2024
Here are some of the most anticipated Xbox RPGs of 2024.
Fable is a highly anticipated game for the Xbox Series X in 2024. Fable is a reboot of the beloved fantasy RPG series from Playground Games, the studio behind the Forza Horizon games. Fable will take you back to the whimsical and magical world of Albion, where you’ll be able to create your hero and shape your destiny.
Fable is expected to retain the humor, charm, and morality system of the original games but also introduce new features and improvements. Fable will also leverage the power of the Xbox Series X with stunning graphics and seamless loading. Fable is expected to release sometime in 2024 for Xbox Series X|S and PC.
Avowed is another exciting game for the Xbox Series X in 2024. Avowed is a fantasy RPG from Obsidian Entertainment, the studio behind Fallout: New Vegas and The Outer Worlds. Avowed is set in the world of Eora, the same setting as Obsidian’s Pillars of Eternity games. You’ll be able to create your character and explore a rich and diverse world full of magic, monsters, and mysteries.
Avowed is expected to feature a first-person perspective, real-time combat, and a deep character customization system. Avowed will also take advantage of the Xbox Series X with stunning graphics and performance. Avowed is expected to release sometime in 2024 for Xbox Series X|S and PC.
Elden Ring DLC
Elden Ring is a dark fantasy RPG from FromSoftware, the studio behind the Dark Souls series and Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice. Elden Ring is also co-written by George R.R. Martin, the author of A Song of Ice and Fire (Game of Thrones). It was released in 2022, but a Downloadable Content named Shadow of the Erdtree will be released in early 2024.
The DLC is expected to take players on a journey to explore the destroyed Erdtree and unravel the mystery of a blonde figure riding a horse.
Banishers: Ghosts of New Eden
The year is 1695, and New Eden is home to several communities of settlers tormented by a haunting curse. In this immersive experience, you will play as a couple of Banishers and enter their lives to investigate the source of this evil.
You must make decisions that affect the lives of the people you encounter and your relationship. Your choices can have lasting impacts and change the course of the story.
Discover chilling mysteries, explore diverse landscapes, and interact with unforgettable characters, all while holding their fate in your hands.
Vampire: The Masquerade Bloodlines 2
The upcoming action role-playing game is based on the World of Darkness universe. The game is set in 21st-century Seattle during the holiday season.
As a player, you assume the role of a vampire and must navigate the complex politics and supernatural threats that loom over the city. You can choose your character’s clan, which will determine your abilities and playstyle.
The game features a branching narrative with multiple endings that are influenced by your choices, which affect the story and the world around you.
The game is being developed by The Chinese Room and published by Paradox Interactive. It is set to release in fall 2024 for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series, and PC via Steam, Epic Games Store, and GOG.
Black Myth: Wukong
Black Myth: Wukong is an upcoming action RPG game developed by Game Science, set in the world of Chinese mythology. The game is based on the classical 16th-century Chinese novel, Journey to the West.
In the game, you play as the Destined One, a monkey king who embarks on a journey to uncover the obscured truth behind a glorious legend from the past.
The game features a vast world filled with breathtaking landscapes and ancient wonders, which you can explore as you venture through the classic tale of Journey to the West. Throughout your journey, you will encounter powerful foes and worthy rivals, and engage them in epic battles that offer no surrender.
Black Myth: Wukong also features a variety of spells, abilities, weapons, and equipment that you can master and combine to find the winning formula that best suits your combat style.
Additionally, you will uncover the stories behind a variety of characters, delving beyond your battles with them, and tasting the love and hate, greed and fury they once had and still carry with them.
Dragon Age: Dreadwolf
This upcoming role-playing video game is the fourth major installment in the Dragon Age franchise and the direct sequel to Dragon Age: Inquisition (2014).
The game is set in the world of Thedas and takes place in the 21st century, where the player takes on the role of a character who must navigate the complex politics and supernatural threats of the world. With a branching narrative and multiple endings, the player’s choices will have consequences that shape both the story and the world around them.
It is currently being developed by BioWare with Electronic Arts as the publisher.
These are just some of the upcoming RPGs for Xbox Series X in 2024 that you should keep an eye on. Many more games are in development or yet to be announced, so stay tuned for more updates and news. Whether you prefer sci-fi, fantasy, or something in between, there’s something for everyone on this list. Which RPG are you most excited about in 2024? Let us know in the comments below.