Welcome to Next Week on Xbox! Here we cover all the new games coming soon to Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, and Windows 10 PC as well as upcoming Xbox Game Pass and soon-to-be released ID@Xbox titles! Get more details on the games below and click their profiles for pre-order details when available (release dates are subject to change). Let’s jump in!
Your greed will lead you to death, but that is not an escape. Rise to fight again. Delve deeper again. Defy the malignant deities that linger in this place as you battle through hordes of enemies in dark, cavernous passages filled with traps and secrets of all sorts in this skill-based roguelike exploring a cruel, dark temple made of endless rooms and corridors.
Enter the post-apocalyptic world of deadly vehicles and epic battles in Heavy Metal Machines, a one of a kind free-to-play multiplayer vehicular combat game where players engage in 4v4 intense battles, controlling lethal vehicles in post-apocalyptic arenas.
Killer Queen Black – February 23 – Xbox Game Pass
An intense multiplayer action/strategy platformer for up to eight players. Hop on the snail, hoard berries, or wipe out the enemy’s queen to claim victory. Fly solo, or team up with three of your friends as you race to complete one of three possible victory conditions.
Navigate through crowded streets, dodge pedestrians across sidewalks or even defy the laws of gravity by jumping over rooftops! Nothing is too extreme when it comes to delivering your passengers on time! Discover the best shortcuts and get to know New Yellow City (NYC), as well as your passengers, like the back of your hand.
The third and final installment in the Active Neurons series, you’ll have teleport from one space to another to get closer to your goal, solve logic tasks to get through blocked areas, and move objects to get energy sources to win.
Overcome all fears, enemies, and traps as the Hero Knight. Rewrite destiny with your trusty sword and rid the castle of ghouls and undead that are lurking in the dark. Horned Knight harkens back to the golden age of arcade gaming in a hardcore, retro-styled 2D action platformer that pulls no punches.
When a ghost tour goes horribly wrong, Freya and her friends find themselves in a strange and unforgiving alternate world, one that desires their death. Take the role of Freya as she seeks a way out and discovers the ability to rewind time, giving her a chance to test new paths and make different decisions in a bid for their survival.
Heart of the Forest adapts the mechanics of the legendary title from the World of Darkness universe, emulating the experience of a classic role-playing session. Explore the myths and monsters of Europe’s last primeval wilderness as Maia, who arrives at the ancient Białowieża Forest looking to explore her family history. Visit real-world places of mystery and power and witness how nature clashes with technology and greed.
In Aery – A Journey Beyond Time, you are in the role of a flying god-like creature which observes the world and their inhabitants while they grow and evolve through time. Are you ready to explore time itself?
Spooky Chase is without a doubt a challenging experience. You must run away from your past; every movement you make towards the flag is recorded and then replicated by the monsters. The more flags you collect, more enemies will show on the map! Watch out for every step you made and don’t give up!
Tinker Racers – February 25
In this survival racing party game, the challenge is to stay in sight on chaotic miniature tracks. You want to be leading the race to be the camera target. Especially because everyone that leaves the camera dies! Race with mini-RC cars on tracks that your parents never allowed you to race at home.
An isometric, fast-paced action game where players fight with different weapons in intense battles. The game is set on various stages where players must not only watch out for opponents, but also for the environment from killing them across a variety of map types.
Equipped with state-of-the-art weapons and equipment, you operate in absolute secrecy as a lone wolf far beyond enemy lines. Think your way in, observe your enemies, sneak into their base, and complete your objective. You have total freedom to choose your path – guns blazing or silent assassin – it’s your choice in this unforgiving, intense experience where skill and tactical decisions matter.
Demon Hunter 3: Revelation – February 26
Having defeated the beast from another dimension, Dawn Harlock had hoped to spend the rest of her life in peace. However, circumstances have placed the life of a child at stake and brought her out of retirement. Now she must once again solve supernatural riddles and hunt hellish demons in this hidden object puzzle game.
A dynamic fusion of classic puzzles with boxes and bombs. When enemies drag people into their dark lair and do their vile deeds there, the hero and his faithful sword always come to the rescue. But what if the hero does not have a sword, but only a lot of enthusiasm and an endless supply of explosives? Well, bad for them. Go through dark labyrinths of dungeons and try not to blast yourself up!
An indie souls-like with an innovative fight system where you wield your katana on the path for endless improvement; again, and again. You will fight your way through a bunch of enemies on different locations to kill the former apprentices of your master and fix his mistakes of the past.
RetroMania Wrestling – February 26
RetroMania Wrestling is a pickup and play arcade wrestling game with beautiful 2D sprites, incredible backgrounds, and fast-paced arcade style gameplay. As the official sequel to the 1991 arcade classic WrestleFest, it features wrestlers such as the Road Warriors, Tommy Dreamer, Johnny Retro, Nick Aldis, and more!
A challenging platformer which takes inspiration from classic titles such as Super Meat Boy and Celeste. The story unravels in a small village nestled somewhere in northern Europe. Each day, a special melody is played upon a magical guitar bringing prosperity upon the land.
Inspired by nostalgic retro games you know and love, Thunderflash will drop you into the combat zone and the intensity will never let up. Play a solo mission or with a partner, and choose from bad boy commandos Rock or Stan, and go up against an army of mercenaries, military weapons, and more!