Welcome to Next Week on Xbox, where we cover all the new 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. This coming week we can return to the arcade in Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection, go on a pixel art adventure in Fox n Forests, or take on the role of a flying cupcake in Birdcakes — and these are just a few of the excellent games coming soon to Xbox One! Read more below and click on each of the profiles for pre-order details (dates are subject to change).
Next Week on Xbox: New Games for May 29 – June 1
After a picnic went horribly wrong, Pancake, the flying cupcake, will try to protect his girlfriend Cherry from hungry flies! Featuring randomly generated levels, colorful 2D art, tight shooting controls, and fluid aerial movement mechanics, you’ll be set for a wacky flight through the kitchen and beyond.
A set of ancient gates have been discovered near the small village of Rynoka that lead to different realms and dimensions providing brave and reckless adventurers with treasures beyond measure in this ARPG with rogue-lite elements.
Over 50 titles across all genres from all-time classics like Sonic and Streets of Rage 2 to deep RPGs like the Phantasy Star series. New features bring modern convenience to the classics: save your game at any time, rewind those slip-ups, or customize your controls and earn bragging rights with online multiplayer and achievements.
Celebrate 30 years Street Fighter, the series that revitalized arcade culture and paved way for the fighting game genre. This collection contains 12 arcade classics, including the iconic Street Fighter II and its highly competitive sequel Street Fighter III: Third Strike. Visit the game’s comprehensive museum to discover the vast history of the series, listen to nostalgic tunes, and learn more about the characters who have become known around the world.
An ancient Island deity is trapped in a restless sleep and it’s down to Yoku to traverse the island using a unique blend of pinball mechanics, platforming, and open-world exploration to flip and bump his way around the stunning hand-painted island.
When Quinn wakes up alone in a locked room with nothing but a computer hooked up to an internet chat room in which you're present, you become his single ray of hope. Your choices will single-handedly shape his escape efforts… or lead him down the path to an untimely end.
Embark on a quest that will lead you through strange lands where Norse Mythology collides with Lovecraftian mythos. Die for Valhalla! is an ARPG where you hack, slash, and crush your enemies. Possess and take full control of heroes, monsters, and other things to help Vikings save their realm.
Fox n Forests
Fox n Forests is a 16-bit style action platformer with RPG and puzzle elements. Switch between seasons on the fly, shoot and slash with magic melee crossbow, collect valuable loot, and unveil the mystery of the fifth season in this pixel art fable.
Take on the roles of in-game players taking on the roles of their characters in a traditional pen and paper RPG session in the ultimate meta roleplaying experience. As both the playing characters and the game master, players can choose which battles to fight, which class to play as which character to control and take on loads of quests and monsters.
In the first chapter of The Journey Down, the search for a lost journal leads to forgotten secrets of the mysterious Underland. Follow Bwana and Kito as they puzzle their way forward and begin to uncover the true fate of their long lost father, Captain Kaonandodo in this point-and-click adventure.
A mash-up of a twin-stick shooter and a tower defense, it’s up to you and a friend (with couch co-op) as space agents to exterminate hordes of bio mutants created by a mad scientist. Mix and match turrets, powers, and traps to find your preferred style of play, from close combat to long-range destruction.
Someone wants you dead and you must use all your toughness to survive. Shoot, choke, and sneak your way through enemies and engage them in breathtaking car chases with an aesthetic inspired by the Italian crime flicks of the '70s. Milanoir is a pixel-packed action game set in the violent city of Milan as you hunt for the truth and escape the ones who are chasing you through an unforgiving city.
A side-scrolling shooter with a monster hunting gameplay, you must search and hunt down dreadful sea monsters and explore the post-apocalyptic underwater world of Earth Atlantis. Unlock multiple ships with special weapons and abilities for your journey and become a legendary hunter!
In a land filled with Penguin Vikings, Wurst Zombies, and Hipster Ice Giants, survival is an art. Fortunately, an ancient champion with an elegant weapon has been summoned to please the Gods and restore balance to the universe. Grab your lightspear and traverse lands straight out of Germanic myths in this spear-throwing arcade game.
Hop into your mine cart and drive at high speed along the railway track, getting through the mine to the exit and down to the valley. The track is steep, the curves tight, and forces will try to take your vehicle out of the bend. A good pilot knows how to shift the weight, tilt the cart, and manage every tricky part of the track.
Play as one of many famous - but for legal purposes, slightly different - pop culture icons and verbally spar with other Hollywood elitists using a deep battle system. Oh…Sir! The Hollywood Roast is a spin-off to the surprise indie hit, Oh…Sir! The Insult Simulator. This time around the game is taking tinsel town down a few notches.