Welcome to Next Week on Xbox, where we cover the best games coming soon to Xbox One. Every week, the team at Xbox aims to deliver quality gaming content for you to enjoy on your favorite gaming console, and Xbox Wire will be here to let you know when you can play every new release hitting Xbox One. Whether you’re a fan of shooting, racing, or adventuring, there’s sure to be something for you to enjoy. So, without further delay, let’s preview the new games coming soon with Next Week on Xbox!
Fallout Shelter – February 7
Fallout Shelter thrusts players into the role of Overseer to build their own Vault, manage dwellers, and adventure through Fallout’s iconic wasteland. Since the game’s original launch in 2015, the game has continued to expand and add features, including Crafting, Scrapping, Pets, additional rooms, iconic Fallout 4 characters, and special Dweller customization options. Fallout Shelter will be available on February 7 as an Xbox Play Anywhere title via a free download from the Xbox Store or Windows Store.
8DAYS – February 7
The world has been dominated by dark forces since the beginning of human history. Known only as the Masters of Mankind, these forces will use any means necessary to protect their own interests, including war. In 8Days, take control of Lola “Wasp” and Mike “Ghost” in this action-packed 8-bit shooter and journey across the world to face these escalating conflicts head on. Supports local and online co-op.
Adventure Pop – February 7
Ready your cannon! Adventure Pop is a new take on the classic bubble shooter with challenging puzzles and real-time PvP battles. Embark on a journey with Penelope as she encounters rapscallions of all sorts in bubble shooting showdowns. Your defeated opponents may even join your crew and offer their support in future battles with their special, powerful attacks. Whether playing solo or PvP multiplayer, Adventure Pop delivers explosive free-to-play fun for all ages.
Pix the Cat – February 8
Progress through the Grid of Infinity, hatch eggs to stack ducklings behind you, avoid hitting walls and obstacles… still with me? Pix the Cat is a critically acclaimed arcade game that will challenge your reflexes and your wits, pitting you against your friends and the world in a race to the highest score!
Uncanny Valley – February 10
A survival horror game that includes a mix of exploration, puzzle solving, and a bit of action with a lot of optional story content. Uncanny Valley‘s intention is to preserve old school survival horror gameplay, described by some as a love-letter to survival horror (Bloody Disguisting) and pulling inspiration from the Silent Hill series (Kotaku).
Crypt of the NecroDancer – February 10
Move to the music and deliver beatdowns to the beat in Crypt of the NecroDancer, an award winning hardcore roguelike rhythm game. Groove to the epic Danny Baranowsky soundtrack, or choose from five additional remixed soundtracks, including the new chiptune soundtrack by Chipzel.
Spheroids – February 10
Take control of Lucas, a jumpy Canadian boy who sets out on an adventure with his crazy scientist companion Otto after it’s discovered that the government has been hiding alternative universes from the cubic world they live in. Unfortunately, these alternative universes contain spheres that wish to turn everything round, so it’s up to Lucas to save the world from these dangerous aliens: the Spheroids.