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The ID@Xbox Game Fest returns to Xbox One

Microsoft’s ID@Xbox Game Fest returns for its fourth successive year.

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ID@Xbox Game Fest

Microsoft’s ID@Xbox Game Fest returns for its fourth successive year.

The ID@Xbox Game Fest is back to highlight some of the best indie games released on the Xbox platform in recent years.

With a focus on the theme of ‘Gaming for Everyone’, the festival is showcasing 31 titles. Among the lineup are some of our favourite games, including Night in the Woods, Firewatch, and Where the Bees Make Honey.

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The festival runs until May 27, and in its last week the ID@Xbox Super Sale will promote some more titles along with a selection of discounts on the Xbox One Digital Games Store.

Here’s the initial list of 31 games featured in the festival. Head over to the Xbox website to hear more from the creators behind each one.

ID@Xbox Game Fest titles

  • 1979 Revolution: Black Friday
  • 39 Days to Mars
  • Aritana and the Harpy’s Feather
  • Blackwood Crossing
  • Celeste
  • Dandara
  • Firewatch
  • The First Tree
  • Fragments of Him
  • Gone Home: Console Edition
  • I, Hope
  • In Between
  • The King’s Bird
  • The Mooseman
  • Monica e a Guarda dos Coelhos
  • Mulaka
  • Never Alone Arctic Collection
  • Night in the Woods
  • Nippon Marathon
  • Old Man’s Journey
  • Perception
  • Soma
  • Storm Boy
  • The Path of Motus
  • Tacoma
  • The Town of Light
  • Three Fourths Home: Extended Edition
  • What Remains of Edith Finch
  • Wheels of Aurelia
  • Where the Bees Make Honey
  • Yonder: The Cloud Catcher Chronicles

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