Welcome to Next Week on Xbox! Here we cover all the new games coming soon to Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, and Windows PC as well as upcoming Xbox Game Pass and soon-to-be released ID@Xbox games! 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!
Cris Tales – July 20 – Xbox Game Pass (Cloud, Console, and PC) / Smart Delivery Support
A gorgeous, indie love letter to classic JRPGs with a new perspective. Peer into the past, act in the present, and watch as your choices dynamically change the future — all on one screen as you play! Beautifully hand-drawn 2D animations bring to life a world where your choices will change both the present and the future across more than 20 hours of gameplay.
Death’s Door – July 20 – Optimized for Xbox Series X|S
Reaping souls of the dead and punching a clock might get monotonous but it’s honest work for a Crow. The job gets lively when your assigned soul is stolen, and you must track down a desperate thief to a realm untouched by death – where creatures grow far past their expiry and overflow with greed and power.
A futuristic knight’s tale that lets you play as a descendant of the great Lancelot from King Arthur’s tale in a futuristic setting, facing off against six unique enemy heroes with a dark past of their own. Expect a challenging experience coupled with fast-paced sword action gameplay that will punish you for every little mistake, and reward generously with every victory.
Mind Maze – July 20 – Xbox One X Enhanced
A competitive logic puzzle game where you try to capture territory. Place walls, build a maze, and capture tiles but don’t let any dead ends appear, or your opponent will capture them. Get sneaky and force your opponent to make a mistake and cover the board with an unstoppable landslide that will carry you to victory.
Gaps by POWGI – July 21 – Optimized for Xbox Series X|S
Deduce the correct letters to fill the gaps and spell a new word but watch out for red herrings! There are 150 puzzles to solve – and 150 terrible jokes to uncover.
In Rays of the Light – July 21 – Optimized for Xbox Series X|S
The new game from the developer of 7th Sector, Sergey Noskov. There is only you, the abandoned remains of a former life and the flourishing nature that feels great in the absence of man. This world is both gloomy and empty, but so incredibly beautiful.
The Last Rolling Hero – July 21 – Xbox Play Anywhere
In the distant future, toy robots lived on a distant planet. But there was a terrible danger behind the sweet appearance. Their artificial intelligence was able to combine into a computer of incredible power. And of course, the evil forces wanted to take advantage of this. Now only you can protect the universe. Take control of a robot defender and don’t let the scary happen.
MouseBot: Escape from CatLab – July 21 – Xbox One X Enhanced
Guide MouseBot through mazes of fantastical mechanical mouse traps created by the cat scientists of CatLab. Dodge giant metal Kitty Krushers, leap over mouse-grinding roller graters, evade scary mines and lasers, and navigate your way across pools of bot-melting acid on a quest for cheese and freedom.
The Innsmouth Case – July 22 – Xbox Play Anywhere
The Innsmouth Case is a detective adventure in the style of an interactive book inspired by the fantastical works of horror legend H.P. Lovecraft. The unique mixture of horror and humor makes The Innsmouth Case the first scary-comedy-text-adventure of its kind. A game in which every decision counts, and there is far more than one way to successfully solve the case… or fail miserably!
Grab your seat and pull off the most savage tricks and combos on your motorbike. Ride freely, spin around in the air, go back and forth and let yourself be carried away by the fun, fast-paced gameplay, colorful visuals, and smooth controls.
Aery – Calm Mind – July 23 – Xbox One X Enhanced
An interactive game experience that’s designed to relax your mind and soul. You jump into the role of a little bird, explore beautiful landscapes, and collect the missing feathers of your little bird friend. There’s no enemies or danger of any kind so you can lean back and enjoy the scenery and the sensation of flying. Great for relaxing and calming down after an exhausting day.
Freddy Spaghetti 2.0 – July 23 – Optimized for Xbox Series X|S
Freddy 2.0 has got a job! The story starts as you plunge headfirst into the workplace. Now you must overcome the environment, master your spaghetti, and run to the coffee machine in this unique and captivating puzzler.
Orcs Must Die! 3 – July 23 – Smart Delivery Support
Orcs Must Die! 3 ushers orc-slaying mayhem to a previously unimaginable scale. Solo or with a friend by your side, arm yourself with a massive arsenal of traps and weapons. Slice, burn, toss, and zap hordes of repugnant orcs in this long-awaited successor to the award-winning series.
As the world around her crumbles, Aurelia searches for a way home, unraveling mysteries, and wonder along the way. This short narrative experience masterfully blends contrasting themes to create a compelling and atmospheric coming of age story. Gentle and undemanding game mechanics allow for escapism into a beautiful and desolate world, filled with secrets.