Welcome to Next Week on Xbox! In this weekly feature we cover all the games coming soon to Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Windows PC, and Game Pass! Get more details on these upcoming games below and click their profiles for further info (release dates subject to change). Let’s jump in!
Gravitar: Recharged – June 1 – Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery
A lone pilot, far from home, must navigate an abstract universe of uncharted planets and space stations guarded by mysterious, hostile aliens. Complete missions in each solar system, navigating a variety of challenging environments, each with varying levels of gravity that will test your skills as a pilot.
A retro-inspired horror game set in an old arcade where a mysterious arcade machine called Janitor pulls you to play itself, releasing a horrible force upon you. The only way to survive is to go deeper into the arcade and keep playing, but the further you go, the more the events of the arcade game start to influence the real world. When your eyes are glued to the screen, who knows what is happening right behind your back?
Control your own Razore City denizen as you are tasked by the mysterious Shōkan Corp to investigate numerous bizarre happenings around the city and track down the mastermind behind it all, the strange girl in the fox mask, in this RPG adventure. Venture through the city, discovering twisted locations whilst levelling up your team of misfits to eventually take on Hell itself!
Word Wheel by POWGI – June 1 – Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery
The classic word wheel puzzle goes digital! Find as many words as you can from the letters shown, always using the middle letter! There are 120 puzzles to solve and 120 groan-worthy jokes to reveal! Up to four can play! Connect extra controllers to solve the puzzle as a team, or see who can find the most words.
Souldiers – June 2 – Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery
Fight for your freedom in a sprawling fantasy world caught between the dead and the living. Hone your skills as a Scout, Caster, or Archer in a retro epic featuring puzzle platforming, metroidvania exploration and crunchy soulslike combat.
Surface Rush – June 2 – Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery
Show your reflexes and reach the Surface! Surface Rush is an arcade style, skill-based game, where you must throw Pumpum and make him bounce through the ocean bottom. Explore 132 levels full of traps, find the hidden stars, and challenge your friends.
QUByte Classics: Jim Power: The Lost Dimension by Piko is a classic action-adventure platformer that brings the special agent Jim Power, to save our planet from the supernatural alien, Vaprak. His forces are too strong, a direct attack would not be effective and that’s why Jim Power has to slip through the defenses and attempt to stop this threat.
Pick one of six metalheads and shred your friends (or NPCs). Throw metal shards or dash into enemies to become the last one standing.
Pilot a cutting-edge robot destroyer spaceship, the Red Siren. Defend steel mines on alien planets, escort supply ships and explore asteroid fields! Fight hostile mechs, robots and jets in an endless conflict over the abundant resources of a faraway star cluster.
Super Perils of Baking is a ground-up remake of Lillymo Games’ very first title, 2018’s 2D platformer Perils of Baking with storybook-like presentation and precise platforming.
TEN – Ten Rooms, Ten Seconds – June 3 – Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery
A challenging platformer in which you face a relentless gauntlet of ten-second deathtrap rooms in a desperate struggle to escape your fate and uncover the truth! Collect tokens, purchase upgrades, and learn how to overcome each floor’s onslaught of saw blades, cannon fire, lasers, bizarre monsters and more.
Unexplored 2: The Wayfarer’s Legacy is a challenging roguelite RPG, with a table-top ‘feel’, a node-based open world & cool twist on permadeath.