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Next Week on Xbox: New Games for August 7 – 10

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. To find out what’s coming soon to Xbox One, read on below and click on each of the game profiles for pre-order details (dates are subject to change).

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Dead Cells

Dead Cells puts you in control of a failed alchemic experiment trying to figure out what's happening on a sprawling, ever-changing, and seemingly cursed Island. Describing itself as possessing tough but fair combat, responsive controls, challenging foes, permadeath, and of course, the emergency panic roll to get you out of trouble, Dead Cells seems to have all the ingredients for makes for an intense action game.

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Defenders of Ekron

In this adventure/shmup game with features like 360° shooting range, unique scenarios to discover, exploration modes to analyze the environment, a powerful shield, and different upgradable combat modes, you must defeat The Renegades and stop the bursting civil war threatening Ekron.

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Flipping Death

Possess the living, aid the dead, and flip between the worlds of Flipping Death, a puzzling adventure platformer where you find yourself filling in for Death itself. Maybe your new powers will help you solve the mystery of your own demise?

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Hyper Universe

Xbox One X Enhanced - Choose from a diverse cast of colorful characters, each with their own unique abilities. Leap into intense 4v4 MOBA combat on every level of the battlefield as you and your teammates work together to destroy the enemy base.

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Overcooked! 2

Overcooked returns with a brand-new helping of chaotic cooking action! Journey back to the Onion Kingdom and assemble your team of chefs in classic couch co-op or online play for up to four players. Hold onto your aprons; it’s time to save the world again!

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Megaton Rainfall

Become an indestructible interdimensional superbeing in this first-person superhero game and save Earth from an alien invasion. With unprecedented freedom of movement as you fly through buildings, break the sound barrier, and accelerate to extraordinary speeds. Then rise above the atmosphere, circumnavigate the Earth in seconds, and get ready for your next battle.

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Tetra’s Escape

A platforming puzzle-game that’s all about blocks named Tetras and it’s up to you to save them and make the most out of their special ability -- shape-shifting. Tetras can turn into different Tetrominos and used to fill holes and master puzzles in order to reach the portal on the other side of the level.

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City of the Shroud

Your choices, and the choices of every player, will drive a living story and determine the fate of the city of Iskendrun. Paired with an explosive real-time, combo-based battle system, your decisions will change the story forever in City of the Shroud.

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Madden NFL 19

Xbox One X Enhanced - Madden NFL 19 gives you game-changing control on and off the field, with Real Player Motion (RPM) transforming the way you play Madden, giving you precision player control.  Create and share custom draft classes, design your game strategy, progress your players, and execute your game plan with all new positional archetypes in Franchise mode. Then in Madden NFL 19 Ultimate Team, train your favorite players to fit your roster and lead them to glory.

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We Happy Few

Xbox One X Enhanced - We Happy Few is the tale of a plucky bunch of moderately terrible people trying to escape from a lifetime of cheerful denial in the city of Wellington Wells. In this alternative 1960s England, conformity is key. You’ll have to fight or blend in with the drug-addled inhabitants, most of whom don’t take kindly to people who won’t abide by their not-so-normal rules.

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Explore, build, craft, and battle across alien worlds in this physics-based construction sandbox adventure. Design cars, tanks and planes from a huge library of blocks. Scavenge, craft and buy new parts to survive, and become the ultimate planetary prospector. Or jump into a 16-player PvP battle to grab and build as you fight.