Xbox One: The launch titles

The Xbox One will hit stores on November 22 for $499. The console is launching with 21 games, eight of which are exclusive to the new Microsoft console. (Click the arrow above to see them all.)
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Ryse: Son of Rome

Crytek's Ryse: Son of Rome is a first-person sword-and-sandal epic set in, of all places, ancient Rome.

Xbox One exclusive

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Killer Instinct

Fighting game Killer Instinct was originally released by Rare in 1994. Microsoft executive Phil Spencer announced at E3 that an updated, free-to-play version will be coming exclusively to the Xbox One.

Xbox One exclusive

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Dead Rising 3

Dead Rising 3, an Xbox One exclusive, stars a "Sons of Anarchy"-type protagonist named Nick and features open-world gameplay with "no load times." The game has destructible environments and "hundreds" of improvised weapons.

Xbox One exclusive

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Forza Motorsport 5

Featuring a new AI dubbed "Drivatar," the game is being developed by longtime series heads Turn 10 and will be released at the launch of the next-generation Xbox One.

Xbox One exclusive

Check out our hands-on preview of Forza 5, and find more in-depth coverage on GameSpot.

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Crimson Dragon

From the makers of Panzer Dragoon comes Crimson Dragon, a dragon-based flight sim featuring dragon-on-dragon combat with an arsenal of fireballs at your disposal and boss battles galore.

Xbox One exclusive

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Battlefield 4

DICE took six years to produce a sequel to Battlefield 2 but is wasting no time on the fourth iteration in the series. After a two-year gap, Battlefield 4 is already available on current consoles and the PC, and launches on the Xbox One and PS4 in November.

Also available on: PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360

Read our review of the PC version of Battlefield 4, and find more in-depth coverage on GameSpot.

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Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag

Not to be confused with the '80s hard-core band, this Black Flag has you in the role of a pirate traversing the Caribbean, "liberating" island forts and fending off sharks.

Also available on: PS3, PS4, Xbox 360

Read our review of Black Flag, and find more in-depth coverage of Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag on GameSpot.

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Zumba Fitness World Party

Zumba finally tips its hat to everyone's favorite '80s band. We think. Play this game and "You will pay tomorrow." Save us, save us from tomorrow. Won't anybody think of the tomorrows?

Also available on: Xbox 360, Wii, Wii U

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Skylanders: Swap Force

The wildly successful toy/video game crossover gets a next-gen console makeover.

Also available on: PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Wii, Wii U

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Fighter Within

Despite the title, this is a game where the fighter is anything but "within." Beat up exotic dudes in exotic locales!

Xbox One exclusive

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Lego Marvel Super Heroes

That mischievous Loki, always trying to make the Earth break. And those Marvel superheroes, always trying to stop him. Expect lots of jokes about plastic.

Also available on: PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Wii U

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Lococycle

True to its name, Lococycle looks completely insane. This "die-hard" move is called "going McClane." Probably.

Xbox One exclusive

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Madden 25

Madden 25 offers the same kind of sports action you've come to expect over the last 25 years, and its fantasy football promises cross-platform compatibility.

Also available on: PS3, PS4, Xbox 360

Find more in-depth coverage of Madden 25 on GameSpot.

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NBA Live 14

NBA Live 14 is EA's latest b-ball entry -- and one of two basketball games on the Xbox One.

Also available on: PS4

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NBA 2K14

And here's 2K's entry: NBA 2K14.

Also available on: PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360

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Just Dance 2014

Busting a move like it's the end of the world in this Kinect-enabled dance game. I call dibs on Slimer.

Also available on: PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Wii, Wii U

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Need for Speed: Rivals

You've played this game before, you know what's in store: street racing with hot performance cars.

Also available on: PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360

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Powerstar Golf

A new golfing game for the Xbox One, but they've potentially missed a shot as it doesn't appear to be Kinect compatible.

Xbox One exclusive

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Zoo Tycoon

Microsoft has promised a version of this PC favorite that is designed from the ground up for the consoles.

Also available on: Xbox 360

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FIFA 14

If American football isn't your thing, then try the only "true" one. Microsoft announced that European Xbox One preorders will include a copy of this game.

Also available on: PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360

Find more in-depth coverage of FIFA 14 on GameSpot.

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Call of Duty: Ghosts

One of the year's biggest titles -- and the multiplayer game to beat -- is coming to Xbox One as well.

Also available on: PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Wii U

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What about PlayStation 4?

How does Xbox stack up against the competition? Check out the PS4 launch lineup.
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