It’s another edition of Next Week on Xbox! We have an incredible selection of games this coming week, with 20 exciting titles arriving in a few days like the action RPG Path of Exile, the return of the gridiron classic Madden 18 and a slew of unique titles like Mages of Mystralia, Duck Game, and The Escapists 2. Read on to see the full list of new games coming soon to Xbox One and come back every Saturday to find out what’s Next Week on Xbox!
Madden NFL 18 (Pre-order Now) – August 22
Madden NFL 18 takes a significant visual leap forward, delivering the greatest looking Madden of all time with the power of the Frostbite engine. See stunning new stadium exteriors surrounded by vast cityscapes and watch the spectacle of NFL gameday come to life in the most photo-realistic game to date.
The Escapists 2 (Pre-order Now)- August 22
Craft, steal, brawl, and escape! It’s time to bust out of the toughest prisons in the world as you return to the life of an inmate in The Escapists 2. Explore the biggest prisons yet, with multiple floors, roofs, vents and underground tunnels. Have you got what it takes to escape?
Rivals of Aether 1.0 – August 22
Rivals of Aether is an indie fighting game set in a world where warring civilizations summon the power of fire, water, air, and earth. Play with up to four players locally or up to two players online. Includes the Ori-Rival DLC to allow you to play as Ori from Ori and the Blind Forest.
SwapQuest – August 22
Play as Prince Wilbert or Princess Wilma and go on a journey through the land to become stronger, wiser and braver as you fight cursed monsters, find invaluable treasures and discover the secrets of Aventana in this mix of puzzle and RPG mechanics.
Duck Game –
August 22 Update: Duck Game will not be released this week.
Enter the futuristic year of 1984, in an age where ducks run wild in a frantic battle for glory in both local and online competitive play. Blast your friends with shotguns, net guns, saxophones, magnet guns, and much, much more.
Super Comboman – August 22
A colorful beat ‘em up with wacky characters and fast-paced fighting game combat, set in a destructible sticker-based world. Fluid combos and upgradable moves allow you to smash and juggle enemies with air and ground combos, while developing your own style in the process.
Spartan – August 23
Help King Leo recover his stolen goods and punish whoever is behind this crime. With only your trusty shield and sword to protect you, face ferocious mythical monsters and bone snapping traps in this intense platforming adventure.
Masquerada: Songs and Shadows – August 23
Masquerada is a single-player tactical RPG adventure where real-time combat can be paused for tactics with Venetian-styled masks that grant deadly magic. Overcome devious marauders & fey curiosities as you witness a riveting tale of masked mystery voiced by Matthew Mercer, Jennifer Hale & more.
ChromaGun (Pre-order Now) – August 23
Welcome to ChromaTec’s test lab! You’re here to test a state-of-the-art military-grade color-technology: The ChromaGun (patent pending). Use it to solve meticulously designed test chambers by painting the walls and droids.
Knock-Knock – August 23
Skittering unknowns shift in the darkness. An unruly growl seeps from the attic. Are they hallucinations pecking at the insomnia-afflicted residents, or the gnarled remnants of a darker secret? As the last rays of dusk fade, the dreadful things come out to play.
Blacksea Odyssey – August 23
Explore dangerous, interstellar vistas as you hunt enormous space-behemoths with a harpoon and rune-infused spears. Unlock fierce space-huntsmen and collect runes to customize your spear and space-board to hunt as you please in the deadliest competition in the universe.
AeternoBlade – August 23
Travel with the unknown weapon called AeternoBlade to take revenge on Beladim, the Lord of the Mist who destroyed your village and tribe in this 2D action platformer.
Bleed (Pre-order Now)- August 24
Wryn is a girl with a big arsenal and big dreams and wants to be the ultimate video game hero. Help her take down the Greatest Heroes of All Time in an action-packed bid to claim the title for herself.
Path of Exile (Pre-order Now) – August 25
Earn devastating skills and valuable items as you fight your way through the dark continent of Wraeclast. With unrivaled character customization, Path of Exile is an award-winning online action RPG created by hardcore gamers, for hardcore gamers.
Mages of Mystralia (Pre-order Now) – August 25
In a world of magic, your mind is your greatest weapon. Learn the ways of magic and design your own spells to fight enemies, navigate treacherous terrain, and right past wrongs in the kingdom of Mystralia.
Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Legacy – August 25
Collects all 4 Storm games in one breathtaking collection and includes HD Remasters of Naruto Ultimate Ninja Storm, Naruto Shippuden Ultimate Ninja Storm 2, Naruto Shippuden Ultimate Ninja Storm 3: Full Burst, and Naruto Shippuden Ultimate Ninja Storm 4: Road to Boruto.
Absolute Drift: Zen Edition (Pre-order Now) – August 25
Journey from apprentice to master drifter as you hone your skill in a gorgeous minimalist world. Travel from airports and docks to a floating metropolis in search of new cars and ever greater challenges as your driving skills will be challenged at every turn until you finally become a master drifter.
F1 2017 (Pre-order Now)- August 25
Race some of the most iconic F1 cars of the last 30 years in F1 2017. With an even deeper career mode, more varied gameplay in the new Championships mode, and a host of other new features, both online and offline, F1 2017 is the most complete and thrilling F1 game ever.
Battle of the Bulge (Pre-order Now)- August 25
A fast-paced WW2 game where precise movement and detailed planning make the difference between a vain attempt and a brave operation. Command infantry, mechanized and armored units in hard fights through the various phases of the offensive.
Eventide 2: The Sorcerer’s Mirror – August 25
Embark on a mystical adventure in a forgotten mountain village ruled by an immortal sorcerer. Explore an enchanted world full of imps, apparitions, magical animals, and other mysterious creatures taken directly from Eastern European folk and fairy tales.