Untitled Goose Game

Next Week on Xbox: New Games for December 17 to 20

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).

The Sims 4: Discover University – December 17

The Sims 4: Discover University

Xbox One X Enhanced – Hit the books and show your school spirit in The Sims 4: Discover University expansion pack, where Sims enroll in school, explore collegiate experiences, and enjoy extracurricular activities. Take classes that set your Sims up for success in engineering, education, or law careers. Discover robotics and ping-pong, plus make some mischief pulling pranks against the rival school. Study hard, sleep in, and high-five the school mascot – just make sure to keep those grades up!

Untitled Goose Game – December 17

Untitled Goose Game

Xbox Game Pass – A slapstick-stealth-sandbox where you’re a goose let loose on an unsuspecting village. Make your way around town, from peoples’ back gardens to the high street shops to the village green, setting up pranks, stealing hats, honking a lot, and generally ruining everyone’s day.

Mushroom Quest – December 17

Mushroom Quest

In a deep ancient dungeon, a mushroom is revived. To escape, the mushroom should collect magic crystals. Use acuteness to pass through all levels of the dungeon. Solve riddles and find creative ways to pass the levels.

Oliver’s Adventures in Fairyland – December 18

Oliver's Adventure in Fairyland

A small adventure metroidvania game, where you playing as a teenager, who was summoned by wizard in fantasy world! And that wizard gave him a quest – return stolen king’s treasures!

Iro Hero – December 18

Iro Hero

A vertical shoot ’em up with beautiful pixel art graphics inspired by many old-school classics. Staged across 9 action-packed levels, Iro Hero features a unique and fresh approach to the popular color polarity mechanic, with interactive level elements, color zones, reflective surfaces and much more.

Dawn of Man – December 18

Dawn of Man

Command a settlement of ancient humans, guide them through the ages in their struggle for survival. Hunt, gather, craft tools, fight, research new techs and face the challenges the environment will throw at you. 

Gunvolt Chronicles – December 19

Gunvolt Chronicles

Get ready for high-speed, stylish 2D side-scrolling action in this 2D action game. Featuring lock-on shots, wall jumping, hovering, air-dashing — use every tool at your disposal to soar through levels and crush the bosses that await you then acquire their weapons to expand your arsenal.

Borderlands 3: Moxxi’s Heist of the Handsome Jackpot – December 19

Borderlands 3

Xbox One X Enhanced – Ready for the biggest score of your loot-hunting career? Moxxi has just the job for you: a good old-fashioned heist. Join her crew of ragtag “experts,” battle your way through Hyperion security forces and crazed casino-goers and claim The Handsome Jackpot’s vault of loot for yourself.

Warhammer Quest 2: The End Times – December 20

Warhammer Quest 2

In Warhammer Quest 2: The End Times, you will lead your group of brave warriors across a war-torn land and into dungeons for wealth and glory! Swing swords, fire arrows and cast spells as you fight through the denizens of Chaos that threaten the Warhammer world. 

Cold Silence – December 20

Cold Silence

Horror without the darkness. Cold Silence is a minimalistic horror platformer about surviving in snowy mountains. Follow the voice from the radio, fight your fears and reveal the truth in this seamless game world full of unique bosses and secrets across five difficulty modes.

Aery: Little Bird Adventure – December 20


Xbox One X EnhancedAery is a peaceful exploration game from the perspective of a little bird who decided to discover the world. Calm down from the hassle of your daily life, experience the feeling of flying and immerse into beautiful and atmospheric landscapes.