Here’s everything shown during tonight’s ID @ Xbox showcase

It looks like it’s showcase week, and following the efforts of Nintendo and Sony last night, Microsoft took its turn today with another one of its mostly indie ID @ Xbox digital presentation events. And if you’ve missed its typically twisty revelations, you can check out everything that appears, much more concisely, below.


Eville is a social deduction multiplayer game from developer VestGames that will arrive on Xbox One, Xbox Series X / S, PC, and Game Pass on October 11. He sees up to 13 players working together – or not – to expose the conspirators hiding in a murder-besieged village. Those chosen as villagers must eliminate suspects by day, while those in the role of conspirators can decide who should be kicked out at night.

Eville – Official Xbox Game Pass Announcement Trailer.

Born of Bread

WildArts developer Born of Bread’s light-hearted adventure offers a blend of Paper-Mario-style exploration and turn-based combat in which players, as a flour golem, must travel the world, from the mysterious ruins of the Forest of Roots to the bustling metropolis of South Munch City, to save it from chaos. It all looks very adorable and will arrive on Xbox and PC at a currently unspecified future date.

Born of Bread: Standalone Demo Trailer.

Arcane Farm

Homestead Arcana is yet another entry in the increasingly overloaded farming simulation genre, but this one – from developer Serenity Forge – aims to shake things up by giving the process a more magical twist. Players take on the role of a peasant witch who pioneers, cultivates and creates spells to restore a corrupt kingdom besieged by a force known as Miasma. It will arrive on Xbox and PC, as well as Game Pass on Day 1, next year.

Homestead Arcana – Trailer Announcement.

And more from Skybound …

Homestead Arcana is one of four games from the Skybound publisher that have confirmed the arrival on Game Pass, with the 90s-inspired adventure Big Con, the puzzle platformer Rainbow Billy and The Walking Dead: The Final Season by Telltale Games that they will join the service “this year”.

Skybound Games – Game Pass 2022 Showcase.

Iron song 2

Song of Iron 2 is the second installment in developer Resting Relic’s Nordic action-adventure series and promises plenty of “visceral, ruthless, run-and-shoot melee combat” as players navigate a dark fantasy landscape to unite clans. of the region and prepare for the impending war. There is no release date for this yet, but expect more details in due course.

Song of Iron 2 – Announcement Trailer !.

The turnip boy robs a bank

Turnip Boy Robs a Bank, the sequel to Graffiti Games’ Turnip Boy Commits Tax Evasion (which Eurogamer’s Christian Donlan loved when he played it earlier this year), sees the starter vegetable team up with the fearsome Pickled Gang. to stage the “strangest robbery of all time”. It will arrive on Xbox, PC and Game Pass next year.

The turnip boy robs a bank reveal trailer.

Let’s cook together 2

Developer Yellow Dot’s Let’s Cook Together 2 is bringing another portion of co-op culinary action to PC and Xbox this fall, this time pitting players against a dystopian food government known as Nutri Inc.

Let’s Cook Together – Official Trailer.

Call of the Wild: The fisherman

Call of the Wild: The Angler (from Expansive Worlds, the developer behind theHunter: Call of the Wild) does pretty much exactly what you’d expect, providing players with the tools they need to undertake some serious fishing hijackings as they wander for a vast open-world looking for the perfect fishing spot on their journey to become an experienced fisherman. This is now available on PC.

Call of the Wild: The Angler – Release Trailer.

Ghostbusters: Spirits unleashed

Ghostbusters: Spirits Unleashed, which hails from the developer of Predator: Hunting Grounds IllFonic, is an asymmetrical multiplayer game that offers four players the opportunity to tie up proton packs and hunt down ghostly nuisances controlled by a fifth player. There are cosmetics and upgrades to unlock, online and local play is supported, and there’s even an AI-based solo mode. This will be released on Xbox, PC and Game Pass on October 18th.

Ghostbusters: Spirits Unleashed – Announce Trailer.


If it’s the lightsaber spiders you want, look no further than SpiderHeck, a “fast-paced co-op couch brawler” that combines frenzied parkour that swings webs and chaotic battles as players, alone or as a team, fight to be the SpiderHeck arena champion. In addition to PvP, there will be a wave-based solo and multiplayer PvE mode when SpiderHeck arrives on Xbox and PC on September 22nd.

SpiderHeck – Announcement Trailer.

City skylines: squares and promenades

The Cities Skylines Plazas and Promenades expansion launches as a surprise today. This, the eleventh major expansion for developer Colossal Order’s acclaimed city builder, brings a new focus on pedestrianization to the game, giving budding urban planners the tools they need to add pedestrian streets, pedestrian zones, and zone-specific policies.

Cities: Skylines Plazas and Promenades – Announcement Trailer.

Shoulders of the giants

Shoulders of Giants is a “rogue-like sci-fi explosive” in which a sword-wielding robot and gunslinger space frog make their way through a randomly generated landscape – combining handcrafted level design with procedural generation – in an attempt to restore ” life and light to shattered worlds. ”It features co-op mode for up to four players and a” best friend “mode that will allow one player to control the frog and another the robot. Coming to Xbox One and Xbox Series X / S “later this year”.

Shoulders of the Giants – Beta Announcement.

Metal: Hellsinger

The Metal Music Shooter: Hellsinger is a real belt, having just earned a Recommended badge right on this website. “A lean, rigorous mashup of more than Rock Band and Doom,” is how Chris Tapsell wrote it in his review, and you’ll be able to strut and strum through its carnage when it launches tomorrow, September 15, on Xbox, PC and Game Pass.

Metal Hellsinger – Launch Trailer.

Lunar scars

Moonscars is a grim action adventure from developer Black Mermaid, set in a “merciless, non-linear 2D world”. Launch players as a ferocious clay warrior known as Gray Irma, in search of the mysterious Sculptor, on a journey that takes the form of a Souls-like Metroidvania. It will be available on Xbox, PC and Game Pass from September 27th.

Moonscars – Release Date Trailer.

You suck at the parking lot

A “racing game where your goal is to stop”, You Suck at Parking’s 100 increasingly difficult levels challenge players to swerve on tracks and stop in a tiny parking lot as quickly as possible. It’s playable solo and in multiplayer, with global leaderboards for those who want to experience parking supremacy, and developer Happy Volcano says it will be “ever-growing. [and] ever-expanding, “with new cars, biomes, customization options and even a promised level editor for the future. It’s available today on Xbox, PC and Game Pass.

You Suck at the Parking Lot – Xbox Game Pass Launch Date Trailer Revealed.

Incredible growing simulator

If you’ve ever wasted hours with the likes of Rimworld and Dwarf Fortress, you might want to check out Amazing Cultivation Simulator from developer GSQ Games, a strategy management / simulation game inspired by Chinese mythology. The goal is to rebuild your sect and train new disciples – researching magic and collecting mystical artifacts along the way – as you continue along your path to spiritual ascension. It has been out on PC for some time, but today joins PC Game Pass.

Incredible Growing Simulator – PC Game Pass Trailer.


For something much more minimalist, there’s Ynglet, a “floating non-platform” that sports a “highly responsive and dynamic soundtrack”. It’s out now on Xbox.

Ynglet – Available now on Xbox.


And finally, Coffee Stain Studios’ hugely popular Viking survival adventure Valheim now has a release date on PC Game Pass. He will join the service on September 29th.

Valheim – Coming to Game Pass.

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