Xbox Partner Preview March 2024 Showcase Announced


Xbox showcased new games and reveals from their partners for March 2024. Learn about the games announced in the live stream, what's to come for Xbox, trailers, and more!

Xbox Partner Preview March 2024 Game Announcements

Games at a Glance

New Game Announcements
 ●  Unknown 9: Awakening
 ●  Sleight of Hand
 ●  The Alters
 ●  Creatures of Ava
 ●  Griefville: Survive the Nightmare
 ●  The Sinking City 2
 ●  Monster Jam Showdown
 ●  The First Berserker KHAZAN
 ●  Tales of Kenzera: ZAU
 ●  Frostpunk 2
 ●  Kunitsu-Gami: Path of the Goddess

Coming to Xbox (Port)
 ●  Final Fantasy XIV Online
 ●  S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Legends of the Zone Trilogy

Upcoming DLC Expansion
 ●  Persona 3 Reload: Episode Aigis

New Game Announcements

Unknown 9: Awakening

Unknown 9: Awakening is a brand new third-person, narrative-driven, action-adventure game that follows Haroona, a Quaestor with the ability to cross over to the Fold - a mysterious dimension that overlaps our own. On her journey to acquire powerful hidden knowledge, she will learn to master her unique abilities as she faces the Ascendants of the secret society known as the Leap Year Society (LYS) as they want to use her connection to the Fold to alter the course of history.

The game is announced to be released on Summer 2024 for PC (Steam), PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X|S, and Xbox One.

Sleight of Hand

Sleight of Hand is a third-person stealth-action deckbuilding game about taking down the witch coven that you used to be a part of.

The game is announced to be released for PC (Steam, Game Pass) and Xbox Series X|S with no definite release date as of writing.

The Alters

The Alters is a third-person sci-fi base building game that quite literally has you creating alternate versions of yourself to escape from an unknown planet. The game follows Jan Dolski, a man who crash landed on a distant planet which is on a course to turn its face towards the deadly rays of the sun.

With his only hope being to create alternate versions of himself using Rapidium to have more helping hands to construct and maintain his mobile base, each alternate version creates a ripple effect in Jan's life and changes his background and life path little by little.

Scavenge precious resources like food, fuel, and the like to create and maintain your mobile base of operations all to survive the barren and dangerous planet.

Creatures of Ava

Creatures of Ava is an action-adventure, creature-saver game. Join a young nature explorer, Vic, on her expedition to planet Ava and and explore distinct and colorful ecosystems bustling with life. The gameplay revolves around the exploration of Ava's ecosystems—such as the colorful Nari jungle and mysterious Maruba swamp—creating an interconnected world.

The game features non-aggressive combat mechanics designed for healing and the game's creature-saving nature, rather than defeating the awe-inspiring creatures. It launches some time this year for Xbox Series X, PC, and on Xbox Game Pass as a day one release.

Roblox - Griefville: Survive the Nightmare

This game is Roblox's survival horror expansion inspired by the era-defining horror movie Chucky. Developed by RocketRide Games in collaboration with Roblox, Griefville: Survive the Nightmare sees the demonic doll arrive in the Roblox universe to cause blood-curdling mayhem. The expansion is available to play now in Roblox.

The Sinking City 2

The Sinking City 2 is a survival cosmic horror game inspired by the works of the pioneer of the horror Lovecraftian sub-genre, H. P. Lovecraft. Experience a heart-pounding survival horror as you explore the flooded city of Arkham and fight eldritch monsters beyond human comprehension. The game features environmental storytelling, mysery solving, and some good ol' running and shooting.

The game releases for Xbox Series X/S, PC, and PS5 in 2025.

Monster Jam Showdown

Monster Jam Showdown is racing game developed by HotWheels Unleashed makers Milestone. The game features rally-esque races using decked out truck behemoths. It also lets players put on spectacular showdowns in th Freestyle mode. Monster Jam Showdown releases for Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One, PC, Switch, PS5, and PS4 this year.

The First Berserker KHAZAN

The First Berserker KHAZAN is an action RPG that follows Khazan, the great general of the Pell Los Empire, who sets out to uncover the incidents that led to his downfall and seek vengeance on his enemies. The game features frenetic hack-and-slash combat and adapts fellow-Nexon RPG title DNF's universe.

The game has no official released date scheduled, but is expected to launch on Xbox Series X and Series S, Xbox One, PC, PS5, and PS4.

Tales of Kenzera: ZAU

Tales of Kenzera: ZAU is a metroidvania game that showcases beautiful art and an even more story. Adventure into the gorgeous yet treacherous lands of Kenzera as Zau, a grieving young shaman who bargains with the God of death to bring his father back to life. The game releases for Xbox Series X/S, PC, Switch, and PS5 in April 2024.

Frostpunk 2

Frostpunk 2 is a city-building survival strategy game releasing for Xbox Series S/X, PC, and PS5 some time this year. Set 30 years after an apocalyptic blizzard ravaged Earth, Frostpunk 2 introduces a harsh, icy wasteland suffering from the wrath and treachery borne out of humakind's own selfishness.

As the main character in this game, you must ensure that all parts of the city does not fall. Navigate between different factions and their ideas for the future, tame their ambitions and unrestrained thirst for power, and build a city that withstands time and great conflict.

Kunitsu-Gami: Path of the Goddess

Kunitsu-Gami: Path of the Goddess is an action strategy game inspired by Japanese culture and lore. The game takes place on a defiled mountain. During the day, you must purify the villages and prepare yourself for sundown to protect the revered Maiden and return peace to the land.

The game is slated to be a day one release on Xbox Game Pass, and launches on PC, Xbox Series X/S, and PS5 in March 7, 2024.

Coming to Xbox (Port)

Final Fantasy XIV Online

Final Fantasy's MMORPG is getting ported to Xbox consoles after more than a decade since its initial release for PC. Set out on new adventures as it comes to Xbox on March 21, 2024.

S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Legends of the Zone Trilogy

S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Legends of the Zone Trilogy features three iconic titles of the franchise, Shadow of Chernobyl, Clear Sky, and Call of Pripyat. This renowned PC franchise is an FPS blending a variety of genres like horror, simulation, and survival. Players must foray to find their fate in the anomaly-ridden Center of the Zone.

Legends of the Zone Trilogy releases for Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, and as day one on Xbox Game Pass on September 5, 2024.

Upcoming DLC Expansion

Persona 3 Reload: Episode Aigis

Episode Aigis: The Answer serves as an epilogue to Persona 3. The DLC is expected to be a challenging, combat-focused chapter in the game. It releases for all platforms in September 2024.

Xbox Partner Preview March 2024 Schedule

Went live on March 6, 2024


Xbox Partner Preview March 2024 is a 30-minute live stream broadcast covering 14 games including game reveals, release date announcements, and fresh new gameplay from upcoming games. It streamed on March 6, 2024 at 10 AM PT / 1 PM ET / 6 PM GMT.

Region Local Release Time
United States (EDT) Mar 6, 1:00 p.m.
United States (PDT) Mar 6, 10:00 a.m.
United Kingdom Mar 6, 6:00 p.m.
New Zealand Mar 7, 7:00 a.m.
Australian East Coast Mar 7, 5:00 a.m.
Australian West Coast Mar 7, 2:00 a.m.
Japan Mar 7, 3:00 a.m.
Philippines Mar 7, 2:00 a.m.
South Africa Mar 6, 8:00 p.m.
Brazil Mar 6, 3:00 p.m.

You can watch the Xbox Partner Preview March 2024 in their Youtube Channel and Twitch Channel.


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