Welcome to Next Week on Xbox! Here we cover all the new games coming soon to Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, and Windows PC as well as upcoming Xbox Game Pass and soon-to-be released ID@Xbox games! Get more details on the games below and click their profiles for pre-order details when available (release dates are subject to change). Let’s jump in!
Guts ‘N Goals – August 31
This isn’t your standard game of soccer. This is Guts ‘N Goals, where soccer balls can be hockey pucks, and you use a bat instead of your feet to score goals. Choose from over 30 unique heroes and get ready to play the world’s game like never before!
KeyWe – August 31
Welcome to KeyWe, the cute and chaotic co-op postal puzzle game where the mail must flow, and it’s up to you to keep things running! Play as Jeff and Debra, two small kiwi birds and the newest hires at the Bungalow Basin Telepost Office.
Lamentum – August 31
A pixel art survival horror game set in New England in the mid-nineteenth century. To solve the dark secret at the heart of Grau Hill Mansion, you must immerse yourself in a nightmare world full of terrible creatures. Choose well in whom to trust, every decision you make may alter the course of the story.
Monster Harvest – August 31
A monster collecting and farming action RPG with a twist! Grow, collect, and mutate your crops then take them into battle! Filled with places to discover and multiple ways to build your farm, get ready to craft, explore, and battle across the vibrant world of Planimal Point.
Song of Iron – August 31 – Xbox One X Enhanced
Behind you lies a trail of broken helms, shattered shields. You hold the axe of a fallen foe. Worn and dented, it will suit its purpose. What lies ahead is still a mystery, your goal is not. To save your people you must find the Great Temple of the Gods, but do not expect a warm welcome.
The Big Con – August 31 – Optimized for Xbox Series X|S ● Smart Delivery
Hustle your way across ‘90s America as a runaway teen con artist. Choose how to make your scratch as you don disguises, pick pockets, and rip people off in this comedic crime-filled adventure. Experience the totally rad ’90s in all its plaid and payphone glory!
Alveole – September 1
A minimalistic puzzle where the player must understand how to run. Alveole is a short experimental project that explores the possibilities of the player in a restricted environment, where there is only one game mechanic, elevated to the absolute.
Galaxy Squad – September 1
The game combines node-based exploration with random events, with hardcore tactical battles. All your characters are randomly generated, and you can evolve them however you want, creating your ultimate crew.
Lake – September 1 – Optimized for Xbox Series X|S ● Smart Delivery
It’s 1986. Meredith Weiss takes a break from her career in the big city to deliver mail in her hometown. How will she experience two weeks in beautiful Providence Oaks, with its iconic lake and quirky community? And what will she do next? It’s up to you.
Ravva and the Cyclops Curse – September 1
After Ravva’s mother is suddenly stripped of her summoning powers and inflicted with a terrible curse, Ravva is faced with the perilous task of saving her and restoring peace to their homeland. Traverse dark forests, desolate wastelands, and spooky castle halls, using the talents of your unusual minions to cast elemental spells and clear away obstacles.
Kitaria Fables – September 2 – Optimized for Xbox Series X|S ● Smart Delivery
A delightfully cute action-adventure RPG with farming and crafting! Armed with a sword, bow, and spellbook, fight back against a rising darkness threatening the world. Discover diverse regions in search of relics and resources, tend to your farm to grow your own provisions, and take on quests solo or with a friend in local co-op mode!
Surgeon Simulator 2 – September 2 – Optimized for Xbox Series X|S ● Smart Delivery ● Xbox Game Pass
It’s time to ‘scrub in’ solo or play as 4 friends online in this physics-based surgery sim with ludicrous competitive and coop play, plus an awesome builder mode. Unearth the mysteries of the Bossa Labs Medical Facility and save Bob’s life.
Weapon of Choice DX – September 2 – Xbox One X Enhanced
The world is being taken over by gene-combining beings from beyond the stars! Hideous new creatures are popping up everywhere, and it’s up to the Solus Operatives to grab their unique weapons and split some disgusting alien skulls in this high energy, run ‘n’ gun where each character is unique with their own special weapon and abilities.
Yuoni – September 2 – Optimized for Xbox Series X|S
Ai is a grade-schooler in 1990s Japan who is about to realize just how isolated she is. Forced to play children’s games in a world of never-ending dusk, Ai is hunted by otherworldly entities as her life hangs in the balance. When these horrors begin to bleed into the real world, Ai must accept that she has only three choices: hide, run, or die.
Big Rumble Boxing: Creed Champions – September 3
Step into the ring and show off your boxing skills in a knockout arcade experience! Fight as 20 iconic characters from the “Creed” and “Rocky” movies. Take on world-class opponents across a variety of locations or challenge your friends in local head-to-head matches.
Next Week on Xbox: August 23 to 27
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