Welcome to Next Week on Xbox! Here we cover all the new games coming soon to Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, and Windows PC as well as upcoming Xbox Game Pass and soon-to-be released ID@Xbox games! Get more details on these games below and click their profiles for pre-order details when available (release dates are subject to change). Let’s jump in!
Alchemic Cutie is a wholesome relaxing RPG set on colorful Wimba Island. While taming wild jellies, you’ll meet villagers, enter jelly competitions, and uncover the secrets of the island. Wimba Island is a huge place with plenty to do.
Chernobylite is a sci-fi survival horror RPG with challenging combat and a unique crafting mechanic. Set in the hyper-realistic, 3D-scanned wasteland of Chernobyl’s Exclusion Zone, explore a non-linear storyline in your search to uncover the truth.
An action game for 1 to 4 players where you step inside a big honking tank. Link conveyor belts together, craft ammo, and put out fires as you battle rival tanks to help Finneas Fat Cat deliver packages. Build new tanks and take jobs in a changing world.
Trek across beaches, the desert, and even a volcano in the latest entry into the long-running Harvest Moon series. The Harvest Goddess has gone missing, and it’s up to you to help bring her back. Along the way, you’ll come across cows, sheep, camels, and even reindeer. Dig in!
As you awake in the corridors of an inexplicable building, you find the environment takes on a life of its own and leads you to discover a series of victims, all exposed to the same experimental chemical.
Harness the abilities of powerful operatives in mind-bending 4D battles as you disrupt the past to change the future. Lemnis Gate liberates you from the constraints of time to offer a relentlessly inventive multiplayer experience deeply rooted in tactical FPS gameplay. Exploit the unlimited intricacies of time travel and forge your path to victory.
The world of Ahn’koval is covered in eternal darkness and pain. With atmospheric action and puzzles, the game’s story tells the tale of a knight in exile and a young treasure seeker, an interconnecting tale of suffering and sacrifice.
Holo and Shiro are twin sisters who have travelled the world since childhood in search of adventure. Once they were attacked by the evil witch name Satella who took Shiro to her gloomy cave. Now you must overcome a dense forest, an ancient temple, dangerous dungeons, and more to save Shiro in this pixelated platformer.
Play as Jesse Fox, imprisoned in a covert military base where he was arrested for a crime he didn’t commit. Now he must now escape using his dry wits, quick words, improvised skills, arsenal of warfare, violent explosives, MacGuyvered gadgets, and an elaborate explanation of how it all went down. If that all fails, he’ll use his fists.
Blast bugs and chase high scores in this glorious revival of an old-school classic, all while jamming to a heart-pounding original score by Megan McDuffee. Play solo or tag in a friend for local co-op across 30 unique challenges or the endless arcade mode
Find out the dark story that befell the once-calm and peaceful forest, turning it into a terrifying place filled with otherworldly evil. Solve the secrets of the forest and save your brother!
Battle in the war-torn environments of a contemporary conflict through a series of intense co-op and PvP multiplayer modes. Pre-order now to receive two bonus skin packs: the Warlord Gear Set and the Peacemaker Gear Set!
Guide a skull-chucking skeletal warrior on a quest for vengeance. Skeletal Avenger is a hack ‘n’ slash where you’ll build a new playstyle with perks each run. The ultimate goal is revenge, but first you need to master deadly tools and learn to defeat peculiar enemies.
Rush through the cyberpunk landscapes of Neo Barcelona in Aeon Drive, an action-platformer with a speed running twist! Whether solo or with up to 4 friends, sprint, and dash through many areas of the neon-infused city – and use your time and space-bending abilities to get ahead.
AlphaLink is a new multiplayer shooter based off the Kova sci-fi back story. Compete in local or online PVP matches, talk to NPCs in the hub about lore and upcoming events, customize your character, and take part in the global faction leaderboard!
In a world facing a sudden war, a mercenary by the name of Vyse finds himself seeking to uncover the evil machinations operating behind the scenes. Joined by a pair of royal princesses and shinobi, does success lie in the cards for this unlikely band of adventurers when danger seems to lurk at every turn? Uncover the evil machinations behind a warring kingdom in this fantasy RPG.
Explore a vast world on the brink of chaos in a mature, emotional JRPG rendered in glorious 4K hand drawn visuals. Customize your characters with expansive customization and lead the 8 Demigods of Orcanon to battle in rewarding, turn-based combat to protect the Harmony.
Ultra-high-tech fighting robots are humanity’s last defense to repel alien forces who will stop at nothing to wipe our civilization from existence! Blast those aliens back to where they came from in these two action-focused high-flying 3D arcade style rail shooters!
Hot Wheels Unleashed – September 30 – Optimized for Xbox Series X|S
Collect the best vehicles in the Hot Wheels universe, build spectacular tracks, and dive into breathtaking races. Prove your skills by competing in awesome races and get ready for pure fun! Race side by side with your friends in split screen mode for 2 players or face up to 12 opponents in online challenges.
To explore the mystery of his past, Tyre, the former special forces soldier with a special constitution, travels to Yingzhou Isle. After being attacked by mysterious creatures, he loses contact with his companions and sets out to explore the island’s terrible secrets and the mysterious origins of an ancient Chinese legend.
Melty Blood is reborn. This is the latest addition to the series of 2D fighting games based on Type-Moon’s visual romance novel, “Tsukihime.” Use characteristic Melty Blood mechanics such as Aerial Combos, Shields, Magic Circuits, Arc Drives, and Last Arcs, as well as a few new powerful techniques under the Moon Skill system.
In The Eternal Cylinder, players control a herd of adorable creatures called Trebhums and must explore a strange alien world filled with exotic lifeforms and surreal environments. All whilst the constant threat of the Cylinder, a gargantuan rolling structure of ancient origin which crushes everything in its path, looms. In this unique alien ecosystem, real-time world destruction, animal AI, organic exploration, and puzzle design all combine to deliver an unforgettable adventure.
The few androids that remain are running out of Anima, the energy that gives all robots consciousness. It’s up to you, Alma, to save your friends from becoming Unsighted. Explore the vast ruins of Arcadia, using every tool you can find. Time is ticking. They need you.
Xuan Yuan Sword 7 is an action RPG with frenetic real-time combat, visceral 3D presentation, and a rich cinematic narrative in a celebration of ancient China’s landscape, civilization, and culture with a story deeply rooted in ancient Chinese history and mythology, Xuan Yuan Sword 7 reimagines both as one fantastical and chaotic realm under the governance of a new Xin Dynasty.
FIFA 22 – October 1 – Optimized for Xbox Series X|S
FIFA 22 brings a new season of innovation across every mode in the game; enjoy more consistency between the posts with a goalkeeper rewrite that brings more composure to the most important position on the pitch, live out your football dreams as you create and manage your custom club to glory in Career Mode, get rewarded for your flair with restyled gameplay in Volta Football, welcome back football’s most memorable players as FIFA Ultimate Team Heroes, and feel the atmosphere of your next big game with the most immersive matchday experience ever seen in EA Sports FIFA.
A mutating alien menace threatens the last remnants of mankind on an Earth ravaged by the Pandoravirus and it’s up to the Phoenix Project to take the planet back for humanity. The turn-based strategy hit Phoenix Point includes optimizations and changes designed specifically for Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S.
Space Revenge is an action-exploration game. With a top-down perspective, twin-stick controls and a sci-fi mood to explore the enemy base full of dangers. Embark in this adventure and hunt down the responsible of your fathers dead. The only way is revenge!
In the Tako Kingdom deep under the sea, soup is the only mundane meal everybody eats. But Princess Takorita demands a tasty new dish to spice up her life. She ventures up to the land where she has her fated encounter with french fries!
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