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!
Wells – January 30
An action-packed side-scrolling run ‘n’ gun with a style that’s a direct reference to the classic subgenre. Prepare yourself to face hordes of enemies, explosions, gigantic bosses and a dangerous, fascinating journey into a steampunk universe.
Kill the Bad Guy – January 31
Track the bad guys, be brutal and smart in your planning, and eliminate them one by one. Oh, and make sure it looks like an accident. For every level, you’ll have the chance to splatter and destroy the bad guy using various weapons and traps. It’s up to you to make sure he ends up in the wrong place at the right time.
Candleman – February 1
Even though it can only burn for 10 seconds, a little candle decides to walk into the darkness on a journey to seek the light. A distinctive 3D platformer, Candleman’s action adventure gameplay uses the mechanics of light and shadow to tell an immersive story, and a wide range of stunning environments help provide the backdrop.
Road to Boruto brings the fantastic combat and anime-quality graphics from Ultimate Ninja Storm 4 with an all-new adventure featuring Boruto Uzumaki. Road to Boruto also includes new characters from the hit anime series for online and offline play. Requires the full version of Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 4, sold separately.
Knee Deep – February 3
When a washed-up actor hangs himself on location, a spotlight is cast on the backwater Florida town of Cypress Knee. Knee Deep is a crime thriller where choices matter as you investigate this mysterious suicide. Use your skills of observation, deduction, and cleverness to pull back the curtain and reveal the true story behind a swampland conspiracy.
Aqua Kitty UDX: Xbox One Ultra Edition – February 3
Aqua Kitty UDX blasts onto Xbox One in this enhanced Ultra Edition including an all new epic Dreadnought mode! Get ready for fast paced submarine action, defending the kittens from disruptive mechanical sea creatures. Play co-op or solo, the milk must flow!
Pixel Heroes: Byte & Magic – February 3
Enter the world of Pixel Heroes and prepare yourself for a thrilling RPG/Roguelike experience like you have never seen before! Explore a randomized world full of hilarious events, deadly dungeons, and the weirdest NPCs you’ll ever meet in a game! Choose three heroes for your party and take them on a journey that will be completely different each time you start.