Xbox Winter Game Fest Brings Over 35 Demos to Consoles as Part of The Game Awards Celebration

Xbox has always celebrated games and The Game Awards. This year is no different as Microsoft has announced that as part of The Game Awards celebration, they will bring over 35 demos to consoles. 

The demos are releasing on December 7, 2021 as part of the ID@Xbox program and are going to be for upcoming unreleased games. Here are a few of the confirmed games Xbox confirmed. 

Loot River

Set in a series of procedurally generated labyrinths, Loot River is a dungeon crawling, action roguelike that combines the tense, real-time combat, and dark fantasy stylings of Dark Souls with the spatial block-shifting puzzles of Tetris.

Death Trash

Featuring a post-apocalyptic world where cosmic horrors long for humanity but are meet by punks with shotguns. It combines old-school role-playing, modern action gameplay, and player freedom. Create your own character and explore this unique handcrafted world.


A retelling of Baba Yaga’s origin story set in surreal, grim Slavic folklore. A one-of-a-kind blend of exploration and intense archery combat with dark storytelling. Become a fearsome guardian of the forest or the terror nightmares are based on.

The Tale of Bistun

A story-driven action-adventure game inspired by the 12th Century tragic poem “Khosrow and Shirin.” You play as a stone carver who wakes on Mount Bistun with no memory of anything before that moment. An insidious blight has spread, bringing forth many dangerous foes. You must battle through mythical enemies and travel between the real world and an ethereal place of forgotten memories to discover the secret of your past.

Nobody Saves the World

Complete quests to discover and swap between more than 15 varied and distinct forms. Mix and match abilities to unlock and complete even more challenging quests while exploring a vast overworld and its extensive dungeons, either solo or with a friend online, to stop The Calamity and save the world!

These demos will only be available through December 21, 2021 and will represent what the developers are calling “floor demos” such as those seen at conventions like PAX and E3. The do not represent the final product. We will update the full list as the games become confirmed. Are you excited for more Xbox demos?

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