Summer Game Fest Demo Event

[email protected] Summer Game Fest Demos Are Now Available For Xbox One And Xbox Series X|S

Good day, Xbox fans! Here we are kicking off our third Summer Game Fest Demo event with 34 exciting game demos on Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One. Just like last year’s Summer Game Fest Demo event, you can download and play these between June 21st – 27th.

Demos are playable starting today, and we encourage you to continue to check them out all week. Don’t forget that you can provide feedback to the devs too! Keep in mind that most of these demos are an early look at gameplay and may not represent the full game at their release, including the availability in each country as developers continue to update and refine their title ahead of launch. Read more at Xbox Wire.

NOTE: Demos may be added or removed from this post during the Summer Game Fest Demo event based on availability.

[email protected] Summer Game Fest Demos

Xbox Live

Ato Demo

Tiny Warrior Games

22
Ato is an Atmospheric, Metroidvania, Sword Dueling Game set in the Era of Feudal Japan. It tells a visually driven story about a father who has given up his past ways in order to live a life of peace with his wife and child. However this peace is soon disturbed as his child is taken from him... In Ato, every combat encounter is an intense duel to the death. Perform risky parry maneuvers, bounce off of your opponent, evade their attacks and unlock new abilities to further expand your arsenal of options against your adversaries. Every combat encounter has its own personality and fighting style. Challenge, observe and overcome each opponent you face as you strive to retrieve your child back from the clan you once served. Explore colorful and atmospheric environments. Obtain new abilities to solve environmental puzzles. Uncover the mystery of this world and experience a story that is told without a single word. • Difficulty options: -Assist - For casual playthroughs -Accessible - Mid-range skill with slight challenge -Experienced - For veteran players who are familiar with difficult games Explore, experience and overcome the world of Ato.
Xbox Live

Batora: Lost Haven Demo

Team17

18
Batora: Lost Haven® is an interplanetary action RPG adventure with a rich, choice-driven story. Avril never thought she’d have to step up and be a hero but after a mysterious and devastating event, her world was flipped upside down. With her homeworld on the brink of destruction, Avril has been gifted extraordinary powers and will have to journey across the universe to uncover ancient secrets and reckon with a series of life-changing decisions. Throughout Batora: Lost Haven®, you will explore a range of unique alien planets and discover a galaxy in which morals are blurred and the line between right and wrong is mercilessly thin. As you explore, you’ll need to harness Avril’s unique abilities to perfect different combat styles and defeat deadly foes, solve intricate puzzles, and take on quests from curious alien inhabitants. Every choice you make will shape your journey and forge the way you carry out your final mission... Restoring your Lost Haven. KEY FEATURES ACTION-PACKED, INTERPLANETARY ADVENTURE → Join a fantastical journey across the universe to explore alien worlds, where you’ll meet a variety of unique beings, and uncover the secrets of the galaxy. UNIQUE POLARITY SWITCHING MECHANIC → Harness the dual powers of Sun and Moon to overcome rewarding environmental challenges and vanquish deadly enemies. BRANCHING STORY WITH MULTIPLE ENDINGS → Your choices decide the fate of the universe and those who inhabit it. Consider your actions and forge your path in an epic, interplanetary tale from a Writers’ Guild award winner. FAST-PACED, MULTI-LAYERED COMBAT → Leverage the power of your mind and body in frenetic battles against fantastical creatures and unearthly foes... INTRICATE PUZZLE SOLVING → Put your mind and body to the test to solve otherworldly challenges! RETRO SCI-FI ART STYLE → Explore colorful and diverse alien landscapes with hand-painted visuals inspired by 1950s retro science fiction.
Xbox Live

BattleCakes_SGDemo2022

Volcano Bean

14
Indulge in a delicious adventure as you choose to battle or befriend your enemies to save the day your way! Personalize your cupcake hero and meet charming friends along the way. Leave the world better off than you found it in this turn-based RPG demo.
Xbox Live

BROK the InvestiGator Prologue

COWCAT

24
The very first PUNCH & CLICK! Narrative-driven adventure game that blends action, puzzles and investigation in never-before-seen ways. Will you use your brain... or your brawn? In a futuristic "light cyberpunk" world where animals have replaced humans, privileged citizens live under a dome protected from the ambient pollution while others struggle to make a living outside. Brok, a private detective and former boxer, lives with Graff, the son of his deceased wife. Although he could never elucidate her accident, recent events may shed some light on an even more tragic outcome... one that may be linked to their own existence. Will they be able to withstand the threats of this corrupted world and face their own destiny?
Xbox Live

Broken Pieces Demo (Summer 2022)

Freedom Games

29
When Elise and her fiancé decided to leave urban life and settle near the French coast, she could not imagine that she would end up completely alone. Now, surrounded by strange phenomena in a dark, post-Cold War climate, Elise will have to investigate and unravel the mysteries surrounding the region of Saint-Exil, its ritualistic cult, and its lighthouse overlooking the coast. Broken Pieces is an action-packed investigative and adventure video game set in France. The game immerses you in the shoes of Elise, a woman in her thirties who finds herself in the village of Saint-Exil in an imaginary region reminiscent of Brittany. Following an unexplained paranormal phenomenon, Elise is stuck, completely alone and out of time. Your investigation begins here…
Xbox Live

Despot's Game Demo

tinyBuild

17
A group of people wake up in a strange post-apocalyptic labyrinth — naked, with no memories and with a bunch of weapons. Is this a joke, a crazy experiment, or... a game? You'll find out soon enough, just try not to die first!
Xbox Live

Doodle God: Evolution Demo

JoyBits Ltd

5
Doodle God: Evolution is a unique edition of the well-known game that includes not only the classic Doodle God, but Doodle Farm as well. And now, in this addicting all ages game, not only fire, earth, water and air but also plankton, mammals or birds will be at your disposal. Mix and match different combinations of elements to build an entire civilization and re-create the evolution of the animal world! Of course, the universe was not created in a day, a long journey full of joy and creative torments awaits you. Don’t worry, you will not be alone in this adventure! Every time you successfully create a new item you’ll be rewarded with an interesting scientific fact or wit and wisdom of some of the greatest philosophers and comedians of all time.
Xbox Live

Endling - Extinction is Forever Demo

HandyGames

27
Will a mother fox manage to keep its little cubs alive? Experience a world ravaged by mankind through the eyes of the last fox on Earth in this eco-conscious adventure. Discover the destructive force of the human race, as it corrupts, pollutes, and exploits the most precious and valuable resources of the natural environment day by day. Explore various 3D side-scrolling areas and defend your tiny furballs, feed them, watch them grow up, notice their unique personalities and fears, and most importantly, help them to survive. Use the cover of night to stealthily guide your litter towards a safer place. Spend the day resting in an improvised shelter and plan your next move carefully since it could be the last for you and your cubs.
Xbox Live

Exhausted Man(Demo)

E-Home Entertianment Development Co., Ltd

24
Play as an ordinary person who is exhausted but refuses to sleep, complete everyday challenges, and earn a better life.
Xbox Live

Grid Force - Mask of the Goddess Demo

Playtra Games

7
Grid Force is a grid-based bullet-hell RPG with a diverse cast, lightning-fast combat, and a deep story that adapts to your choices. Conquer the grid in fast-paced real-time combat, launch devastating attacks at your enemies, reflect their own back at them, and quick-swap between your roster of heroines to maintain an edge in battle. Guide Donna on her journey through the world of Gora, make tough choices that change the course of her story, take down the goddesses, and save the future.
Xbox Live

Grotto SGDemo22

Digerati

9
Grotto is a mystical, narrative-focused experience. You are the Soothsayer. The one capable of talking with the stars and unveiling their messages. In a time of turmoil, the tribe of the valley turn to your powers of divination and come to you for guidance. Their fate will change depending on your auguries. Overthink every constellation, or let the stars freely enter your mind. You are the Soothsayer and yours is the way to read the future.
Xbox Live

Lost Ruins Demo

DANGEN Entertainment

23
A young girl wakes up in a dimly lit dungeon without any of her memories. Surrounded by horrible, bloodthirsty monsters, the girl is rescued by the magician, Beatrice. With Beatrice’s help, the girl goes on a perilous journey to find answers, and unlock the secrets of the Lost Ruins. ENGAGE IN COMBAT Combat in Lost Ruins is both strategic and methodical. Slash away at enemies, burn them to a crisp, or even deflect their projectiles back at them. Arm yourself with a variety of swords, axes and other assorted medieval weaponry, and hack monsters to pieces. MASTER DESTRUCTIVE SPELLS For those with an affinity for magic, Lost Ruins allows you to cast a variety of spells through wands, tonics, and scrolls. Burn monsters, freeze bosses, and heal yourself when in danger. Choose what works for your playstyle and make a magic casting character that’s totally your own. CHOOSE YOUR ACCESSORIES The world of Lost Ruins is a dangerous one and being armed to the teeth with awesome weaponry is sometimes not enough. That’s where accessories come in. Accessories are unique pieces of equipment with all manner of effects. One accessory might protect you against fire, while another might heal you when you’re poisoned. The right combination of accessories can create different strategic options for your adventure. MAKE USE OF THE ENVIRONMENT As you explore the depths of Lost Ruin’s dimly lit dungeons, you will find that while everything around you might bring about your death, you can also use the environment around you to your advantage. Elements within the world will react with other elements realistically. Flammable liquids will be set ablaze when in contact with lit lanterns. Ice magic will freeze bodies of water, making them dangerously cold. The more you understand the environment and how to use it to your advantage, the more dangerous you will become. Lost Ruins is a 2D side-scrolling survival action game, where you play as a young girl that has awoken in a strange and foreign place without her memories. With the aid of weapons, spells and tonics, and the guidance of the magical and mysterious Beatrice, you will explore a dark and dangerous world, battle hideous monsters, and topple incredible bosses.

Xbox Live

Metal: Hellsinger Demo

Funcom

200
The Beat of Vengeance Become The Unknown, voiceless and out for vengeance. Destroy hordes of demons through the fiercest domains of Hell for the ultimate showdown with The Red Judge herself. Metal: Hellsinger is a rhythm FPS, where your ability to shoot to the beat will enhance your gameplay experience. The more in sync you are with the rhythm, the more intense the music will become and the more destruction you will cause. Get a Taste of Hell In this demo you will fight through Stygia equipped with demonic weapons including Paz the skull, your sword, pistols, and shotgun, each with their own ultimate ability. Experience the pulse-pounding thrill of slaughtering demons to the beat of original music performed by Dark Tranquility’s Mikael Stanne and Arch Enemy’s Alissa White-Gluz. An Arsenal of Metal Icons & An Epic Story In the full game, experience the entire roster of metal icons, such as Matt Heafy (Trivium), Randy Blythe (Lamb of God), and Tatiana Shmailyuk (Jinjer). Play the demo to prepare for an epic storyline, narrated by award-winning actor Troy Baker. Then conquer the leaderboards or challenge your friends to beat your score in the full game’s Challenge Mode.
Xbox Live

The MUSYNX(Demo)

E-Home Entertianment Development Co., Ltd

11
MUSYNX is the next destination of choice for rhythm game fans to rock out and stretch their rhythmic fingers! The simple, organic game mechanics will put players to the test with rhythms and beats like no other. With multiple difficulty levels and a huge range of genres to choose from (pop, classical, trance, vocaloid, R&B, and more). In this demo, players will experience 15 songs during the Summer Game Festival!
Xbox Live

Nummels Demo

Plattnip

9
Nummels is a platformer where you are the smartest one in a land filled with idiots. It's up to you to help these guys make it to the exit in one piece. The Nummels are very dumb, but also very predictable. If you put a ladder in front of them, they'll climb it. If you leave a bomb in their path, they'll pick it up and end up hurting themself (and anyone nearby)._x000d_ _x000d_ In each level, a handful of Nummels will spawn in. You only need to get one of them to the exit in order to pass the level, but you'll earn more coins by saving all of them, and even more for doing it under the par time. There are also a few bonus coins if you can figure out each level's challenge. Use the coins to unlock hats, glasses, masks, bunny ears, headphones, and other accessories for your character. Each level also has a leaderboard, if you're into that kind of thing._x000d_ _x000d_ All Nummels will die one day, but who says it has to be right now? Come on over and help them out!
Xbox Live

Overpass: Rhythm Roadtrip TGA21Demo

The Quantum Astrophysicists Guild

16
Overpass is a road trip rhythm game where you journey to uncover the history of the future. Using a brand-new perspective, move to the music as the world moves past you.
Xbox Live

Overrogue Demo (Event Version)

KEMCO

7
In the underworld, where creatures of all shapes and sizes live, a Selection Battle is announced to decide the next Overlord. Complete labyrinths and collect crystals to achieve the title of Overlord! Proceed through dungeon-like labyrinths building up your card deck in a roguelite style! There are up to 5 different labyrinth themes based on card genres like poison or graveyards. Enjoy a different deck experience each time you visit the labyrinth as the number of cards increases. Over 300 types of cards and 150 types of treasure await you, so combos and combinations are up to you. Let's conquer the labyrinths and become the next Overlord! Features: - Card-deck turn-based battles - Labyrinth exploration in a roguelite style - Up to 5 unique labyrinth themes - Over 300 types of cards - Over 150 types of treasure - And more elements you'd expect from a JRPG and roguelike game!
Xbox Live

Polyfury Demo

Wayfarer Games Ltd

7
Polyfury is an intense bullet hell with a circular twist and a minimalistic visual style. Seven Deadly Shapes will push your abilities to the edge with a barrage of bullets and lasers as you freely orbit around the arena with the analog stick. 💥 Join the Discord Server for access to closed tests, in-game rewards and more 💥 Inspired by the likes of Tempest, Geometry Wars and Just Shapes & Beats, this modern shmup aims to strip back the complex, busy art style of classic shoot-em-ups. The minimalistic art style makes enemy bullet patterns much clearer and easier to focus on, if not easier to actually dodge 😉
Xbox Live

Re:Call_SGDemo22

Whitethorn Games

15
In RE:CALL you play through the memories of the character you're controlling. Your actions inside these flashbacks have immediate consequences in the present moment, letting you take advantage of the situation in order to progress the story. Tackle mind-bending puzzles that rely on altering your own memories to shape the future.
Xbox Live

Richman10(Demo)

E-Home Entertianment Development Co., Ltd

4
"Richman10" is a classic chess game in which players earn money by luck (dicing) and strategy (buying land and buying cards) to defeat other players. You can enjoy 30 rounds in trial version.
Xbox Live

Severed Steel SGDemo22

Digerati

127
Severed Steel is a single-player FPS featuring a fluid stunt system, destructible voxel environments, loads of bullet time, and a unique one-armed protagonist. It's you, your trigger finger, and a steel-toed boot against a superstructure full of bad guys. Chain together wall runs, dives, flips, and slides to take every last enemy down.
Xbox Live

Shadowrun Returns Demo

Paradox Interactive

153
Get your hands on the Shadowrun Returns demo and explore the unique world where cyberpunk meets fantasy! The year is 2054. Magic has returned to the world, awakening powerful creatures of myth and legend. Technology merges with flesh and consciousness. Elves, trolls, orks and dwarves walk among us, while ruthless corporations bleed the world dry. You are a shadowrunner - a mercenary living on the fringes of society, in the shadows of massive corporate arcologies, surviving day-by-day on skill and instinct alone. When the powerful or the desperate need a job done, you get it done... by any means necessary. In the urban sprawl of the Seattle metroplex, the search for a mysterious killer sets you on a trail that leads from the darkest slums to the city’s most powerful megacorps. You will need to tread carefully, enlist the aid of other runners, and master powerful forces of technology and magic in order to emerge from the shadows of Seattle unscathed. The unique cyberpunk-meets-fantasy world of Shadowrun has gained a huge cult following since its creation over 30 years ago. Return to the world of Shadowrun, with this cult-classic turn-based tactical RPG finally ported to consoles. Key Features Gripping Tactical Combat: When you’re running the shadows, every turn matters. Choose your actions wisely - move to better cover, charge into melee, or lob a fireball into a crowd of enemies. With the variety of weapons and spells at your disposal, every turn is filled with meaningful choices. A successful run requires commanding a team of runners with the right balance of combat, tech, and magical abilities. Skill-Based Character Progression: Choose a starting character archetype and build from there! Street Samurai and Physical Adepts use advanced combat skills to dominate the battlefield, Shamans and Mages summon powerful allies and cast deadly spells, while Riggers and Deckers provide critical technological support, projecting their consciousness directly into drones and computer systems. Shadowrun Returns’ classless skill system allows you to grow your character in any direction you choose. Want to start summoning spirits as an ork Shaman and evolve into a cybered-up weapon specialist? Do it! Engaging 2D/3D Art Style: Shadowrun Returns mixes dynamic 3D characters and lighting with a vibrant, hand-painted environment. Illustrated character portraits bring every conversation to life. Explore a world filled with detail, from the slums of the Redmond Barrens to the extravagant offices of powerful corporations. Updated/Redesigned UI: To better experience this cult-classic on consoles, the UI has been redesigned to meet the needs of console players!
Xbox Live

SpiderHeck Demo

tinyBuild

41
Spiders With Laser Swords! SpiderHeck is a fast-paced couch co-op brawler where spiders dance to the death in the grip of chaotic battles using laser swords, grenades and even rocket launchers to defeat their foes. Challenge yourself by fighting wave after wave of vicious enemies in endless hours of single-player fun, or let the mayhem begin in a dazzling fight against your friends taking on the enemies in PvE; stab, sling, and scramble your way to victory in this silly spider showdown.
Xbox Live

Strings Theory Demo

BeautifulBee

9
Strings Theory is a wacky puzzle / arcade game where you control the particles of life itself! Inspired by the romantic side of physics, we take you on an epic journey into the heart of Anomaly. Control three unlikely heroes with their own personalities and skills. Beat more than 50 brain-twisting levels. Save the microcosm from a deadly threat! BEGIN THE JOURNEY "Oh, what a beautiful mystery this land is. How inorganic." - Isaac, the smart string Find yourself in a strange land. It's the Anomaly, where forces unknown converge. Swap between your strings and use their unique skills to avoid the dangers. Collect the quanta of energy, and reach the wormhole to the next level. Play with friends! Strings Theory supports up to 3-player local co-op. Enjoy a mode where every player controls a different string in front of a single screen. There's a twist: only one string can move at any given time, so you have to talk about your strategy and solve the puzzles together! SURPRISES EVERYWHERE! Deatomizers that can evaporate you in an instant. Trapdoors to the void of space. Gravitiles that change gravity. The ever-moving Kinetiles, and more. The full game is full of deadly traps. You're going to need brains to navigate such a treacherous space. A bit of good old arcade timing won't hurt either. MEET THE MISFITS Telly, Isaac, and the Twins used to be your everyday strings. Sucked into the Anomaly, they're our only hope to stop the impending doom. - TELLY is a hot-headed wannabe hero. What he lacks in brains, he makes up for in strength. Use him to push obstacles out of your way. - ISAAC is a mysterious chap with a keen interest in physics. Make him phase through floors to reach unreachable places. - THE TWINS, or NORM and SAL, are like the poles of a magnet. Separate them, and they'll be more than happy to conjoin. Can this odd bunch get together and save the world? Yes, but only if you help them!
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Strong Moon-SGDemo22

Chihuas Games

11
Strong Moon is an action and adventure videogame inspired in the 90's cartoons. Join our protagonist Strong Moon's quest to find his weird brother, who was kidnapped by a deranged magician. Explore Lunaria's planet and become stronger with new allies help, Moon Essence and our star's mighty muscles... or rather, moon?
Xbox Live

STUFFED Demo

Waving Bear Studio

88
STUFFED is a procedurally generated first-person shooter, that takes place in the dreams of a little girl. Play as a teddy bear and fight waves of nightmares as you defend your owner. Play solo or join your friends in up to 4 player online co-op. FIGHT WAVES OF NIGHTMARES Defend your owner's bedroom door and defeat a variety of nightmares in endless waves. Earn points from defeating nightmares and use them to unlock new map areas and weapons. Defeat the nightmare boss at the end of each night. FULLY PROCEDURAL MAPS Explore Ellie's house in Horde Mode with a fully procedural environment. No two map layouts will be the same. UNIQUE WEAPONS From a popcorn grenade to a cola cannon, find and use unique weapons made from household objects. LEVEL UP YOUR BEAR Earn XP in Horde Mode to unlock special player abilities each game session. CUSTOMISE YOUR BEAR Use points to unlock new outfits and furs for your teddy bear. Mix and match outfits and furs to fully personalise them.
Xbox Live

Terror of Hemasaurus SGDemo22

Digerati

58
Play as a giant monster and wreak havoc on humanity in this retro city smash ‘em up! Punch buildings, slap helicopters, eat humans, kick cars – enjoy multiple ways to cause carnage! Satisfying arcade action and mindless destruction for up to 4-players! Earth is on the brink of a climate catastrophe! The Church of the Holy Lizard hatches a dubious plan to save humanity from its own reckless disregard of the planet – unleash a monster to kill, destroy, and inflict terror! Embark on a rampaging trail of total devastation across multiple stages as one of four recently defrosted monsters. Roar with delight as you stomp terrified citizens and pulverise buildings in an apocalyptic, retro arcade blast of awesome monsters, satisfying destruction, and farcical fatalities! Terror of Hemasurus is the latest game from Super Blood Hockey creator, Loren Lemcke. This demo allows you to play up to 4 players locally across 5 levels! Now START SMASHING!
Xbox Live

Tinykin Demo

tinyBuild

33
Milo arrives on Earth to find that he's way too small, everybody's gone and a day hasn't passed since 1991! Team up with the mysterious tinykin and use their unique powers to create ladders, bridges, explosions and a lot more! Find a way home through a sprawling ant-sized metropolis, and unravel Earth's biggest mystery!
Xbox Live

Wave Break_SGDemo22

Funktronic Labs

8
Wave Break is the world's first skateBOATING game, inspired by arcade skateboarding classics. Grind, grab, kickflip and shoot your way through an explosive 80s crime-filled Miami Vice themed world. Enjoy an episodic single player campaign, ranked online multiplayer, multiple custom game modes, and an advanced park creator. From tropical beaches to frozen tundras, ride the waves and score the world's biggest combo with style.
Xbox Live

Wreckout_SGDemo22

Huey Games

3
Get ready to Wreck Out as you spin & fling your way to brick-busting glory. Smash & grab power ups and compete head-to-head in knockout arena play.
Xbox Live

Ynglet Demo

Triple Topping

13
Swim, launch, jump, and bounce between bubbles that float through the sky, in this meditative floating platformer. A reactive soundscape creates the soundtrack to your exploration through the playful puzzles of Ynglet’s hand-drawn levels.