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).
Next Week on Xbox: New Games for August 19 to 23
Pirates of the First Star
A puzzle adventure game where you'll have to explore and battle the locals to solve the mystery of the First Star treasure. Described as an old school style adventure where exploration and discovery rule the day. Hunt for treasure, garden, gamble, battle locals, or dig deeper into the history of the First Star treasure.
The world has been thrown into chaos by an ancient evil from another dimension. As one of the last remnants of humanity, you must set out alone or alongside up to two other survivors to face down hordes of deadly enemies to try to carve a foothold, rebuild, and retake what was lost.
Xbox One X Enhanced - A rogue-like set in a post-post-apocalyptic world, where humanity has faced Armageddon not once, but twice. Playing as a brave teenager, you must venture into the Fallow — an ever-changing, radioactive wasteland filled with unknown and unspeakable creatures. It is here that you will find the solution to heal the world, and transform the cracked, barren landscape into a lush source of new life.
Xbox Play Anywhere - Inspired by retro 8-bit gaming, Rex Rocket is a traditional 2D platformer that pays tribute to the classics. Old-school fans and platformer newcomers alike should find Rex Rocket an enjoyable and rewarding experience thanks to its pixel art that makes up over 100 handcrafted levels.
Go for the gold! Pay in a variety of athletics events right from your sofa in Smoot Summer Games, a sports arcade game for 1-4 players where you can play 18 athletics events that’s great to play with friends and family.
A surreal boxing quest with a duck! Test your reflexes as you fight your way through an evil corporation in search for retribution. Uncover their deepest secrets by exploring thrilling 3d environments with a graphic novel/comic book art style.
Players take the role of a theme park technician that needs to collect batteries to repair the haywire robots. With your handy Mekabolt, use the out of control robots to your advantage to overcome obstacles and obtain the batteries across 100 puzzle platforming challenges.
Gift of Parthax is a 2D top-down action-arena game of gladiatorial wizardry! Customize your arsenal of countless spells, duel the masters of the arena with their mythological beasts, and rescue your friend Veleus from the powerful mage, Parthax!
The award-winning Life is Strange series continues with an all-new story. After a tragic incident, brothers Sean and Daniel Diaz run away from home. Fearing the police, and dealing with Daniel's new telekinetic power, the boys flee to Mexico for safety. This is the trip that could bond Sean and Daniel forever… or tear their brotherhood apart.
Gnomes Garden, a fun fantasy strategy game about a world of gnomes, where you’ll be tasked with saving the king and return prosperity to the kingdom.
A fighting game combined with a brawler. With a huge sword, rocket launcher, and a flamethrower jump into this arcade-action game that combines the tactical skill-based combat of a fighter with the progression, overwhelming odds, and awesome boss battles of an old-school brawler!
It was supposed to be a simple suicide case – a quick inspection and lots of boring paperwork. But the more you delve into this secluded island and the twisted family relations of the owners, the more complicated and unclear this case becomes. Challenge yourself with 36 riddles in this hidden object puzzler.