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!
A charming puzzle adventure game from the creators of Hohokum and Wilmot’s Warehouse about exploring the afterlife and the isle of Shelmerston.
Untitled Darkness – August 9 – Optimized for Xbox Series X|S ● Smart Delivery
Depression can leave you powerless, feeling there is no way to escape it. While it has you trapped, it only allows you to see its darkness, hiding any light from you. In Untitled Darkness, you experience someone’s struggle with depression, witness how it distorts how they feel about themselves, and as they struggle to escape it.
Action Arcade Wrestling – August 10 – Xbox One X Enhanced
Action Arcade Wrestling brings everything you love from ‘90s wrestling games with its own twist of chaos and fun. Join the action and step through the ropes in this fast-paced, arcade wrestling extravaganza to superkick the overly simulated wrestling games out of the ring!
A fusion of card-based RPGs and adventure games, Black Book is a haunting tale of a young sorceress, who gave her life to serve the dark forces. Dive into the cold yet alluring world of Slavic folktales — and uncover the secrets that hide in the darkness.
A colorful low poly narrative adventure game about friendship and community. Enter a pastel diorama world inspired by ‘90s nostalgia and filled with cute characters to befriend. Complete quirky quests around town, play arcade games, collect fun costumes, solve puzzles, and more!
Lawn Mowing Simulator – August 10 – Optimized for Xbox Series X|S
Experience the beauty and detail of mowing the Great British countryside in Lawn Mowing Simulator, the only simulator that allows you to ride an authentic and expansive roster of real-world licensed lawn mowers from prestigious manufacturers; Toro, SCAG and STIGA as you manage your mowing business.
Blending an eerie atmosphere with romance and supernatural mystery, Crimson Spires presents narrative-style adventure with an uncommon degree of freedom. Along its multiple story paths, the experience shifts between rich 2D character art and 3D exploration, allowing you to investigate building interiors and immersing you in the town of Bataille.
An evil wizard is making the mountains disappear in a plan to make the world perfectly flat! As a member of the Super Hiking League, you will not let this happen. Compete in climbing matches against other Hikers to collect all magic gems and stop his plans!
Roll up your sleeves and immerse yourself into highly realistic garage environment. Start as a fresh owner of a car garage and work your way to service empire. Get your hands dirty in highly realistic simulation game with a great attention to detail and work on 4000+ unique parts and over 72 cars.
Dwarrows – August 11 – Xbox One X Enhanced
Build and grow a new settlement and explore the lands surrounding it in this peaceful action-adventure and town-builder. Search the lush forests of the Dusken Woodlands for resources, and adventure through mysterious new places to find lost artifacts.
Art of Rally – August 12 – Optimized for Xbox Series X|S ● Smart Delivery ● Xbox Game Pass (Cloud, Console, and PC)
A stylized experience inspired by the golden era of rally from the creator of Absolute Drift. From beginner-friendly options to driving modes that’ll challenge the most expert drivers, race across the world through colorful and stylized environments, now including Kenya with 4 new cars, 6 new tracks, and a new free-roam area!
Cardaclysm: Shards of the Four – August 12 – Xbox One X Enhanced
Face the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse in epic card battles! Cardaclysm: Shards of the Four is a procedurally generated collectible card game mixed with action RPG elements. Collect creature and spell cards throughout your journey and unleash their power if anyone opposes you.
A first-person, story-driven puzzle game that will test your curiosity and keen perception. You are Raug Zeekon, interstellar archeologist from planet Cunor. You have been sent by your company to investigate the source of a mysterious signal coming from an unexplored star system.
A narrative-driven action-adventure set in a cyberpunk world filled with action, suspense, and experimental augmentations. Follow the story of Evan Kapnos in this sleek comic book styled game as he unravels the conspiracy behind his identity foreclosure.
A vast mysterious universe of unique puzzles, magical mazes, and challenges. Your goal is to move the plane realities using the spinning world gravity wisely. Test your mind and guide the brave lumberjack through the scattered worlds in search of his lost son.
Barry the Bunny – August 13 – Optimized for Xbox Series X|S
Explore lush 2D landscapes, and help Barry walk, jump, collect or throw items to progress through each level. Barry will travel through 4 different worlds, defeating enemies, facing dangerous traps, conquering challenging platforming levels, and getting enough wood to build new bridges!
Fishing Adventure is a typical fishing game, where the player can (drums) catch different fish species! Fish in USA, Hawaii, and other unique fisheries. Featuring over 30 species of fish, seven large locations inspired by real places in the world, tournaments, and more.
A strategy game combining the turn-based combat of XCOM with the world exploration of HOMM. Build towns, collect artifacts, improve your heroes, and influence your tactical surroundings using physics!
Hades – August 13 – Optimized for Xbox Series X|S ● Smart Delivery ● Xbox Game Pass (Cloud, Console, and PC)
Defy the god of the dead as you battle out of the Underworld of Greek myth in this Game of the Year winning rogue-like dungeon crawler. You’ll wield the powers and mythic weapons of Olympus, while growing stronger and unraveling more of the story with each unique escape attempt.
Big city, bigger adventure! The PAW Patrol must save Adventure City from Mayor Humdinger’s selfish scheming – and they need you on Team PAWsome!
Shakes on a Plane is a chaotic co-op shaking game for one to four players. Flying on various planes with your flight crew, serve up a variety of tasty shakes, burgers, fries and many more dishes before the plane lands on the airport and your passengers rate your services.
The new chapter of an ambitious crime story set in New York City in the mid-1920s. It tells the story of Frank, a humble and unremarkable postman who dreams of living big time. He receives a letter from his old buddy Leo who was able to successfully survive the horrors of war. Leo proposes to open their own bar as the first business and the first step to a glorious future.