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!
Krut The Mythic Wings – July 12 – Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery
A fast-paced hack and slash, side-scrolling platformer based on a 2018 Thai CG animated feature-length film “Krut: The Himmaphan Warriors,” following the adventure of a Garuda warrior on the enchanted Island, Himmaphan.
Time on Frog Island – July 12 – Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery
A terrible storm ravages the seas around you, casting your mighty vessel into the perilous rocks of a nearby island. You awake to find your ship in pieces, shipwrecked on a strange island filled with… frogs? Meet a cast of friendly characters, solve head scratching puzzles, find hidden treasures, and much more as you explore the world of Time on Frog Island as you seek out materials to fix your boat.
Rayland – July 13 – Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery
Redirect the course of a light beam across tricky isometric puzzle stages! Your mission is to help the inhabitants of Rayland to transport the energy of the Domus through the various lands contained in the path. For this, you must correctly position the Reflectus and rotate them so the energy rays reach the necessary Domus.
A story-driven action-adventure game inspired by the famous Persian tragic romance, “Khosrow and Shirin.” A stone carver with no memory of who he must traverse blighted lands to discover his identity and the source of a pleading, strangely familiar whisper.
The nightmarish dinosaur-spider hybrids known as Spidersaurs have run amok and only you (and a friend in co-op mode) can stop them! Blast through a sweltering jungle, an infested laboratory, the heart of a live volcano, and more to send these mutant monstrosities back to the stone age.
Superola Champion Edition – July 13 – Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery
A challenging runner-style platforming adventure in which you’ll have to guide a burger loving llama in its quest to defeat the Hotdog Aliens and recover the stolen hamburgers… before they get cold! Explore 10 worlds with over 70 super challenging stages, unlock all the costumes and map’s secrets, fight boss battles, clear bonus rounds and compete with up to 4 friends!
The first in a new series of interactive adventures from novelist Nico Saraintaris and artist Fernando Martinez Ruppel, Pixel Pulps are a fusion of exceptional writing and stunning illustration, inspired by mid-20th century pulp fiction and 80s home computer graphics. The first volume comprises three games: Mothmen 1966, Varney Lake, and Bahnsen Knights.
Azure Striker Gunvolt 2 – July 13 – Smart Delivery
The ultra-refined 2D side-scrolling action you remember from Azure Striker Gunvolt is recharged and better than ever! Take command of Gunvolt and make short work of enemies using his high-speed techniques and command of electricity just like before, but in Gunvolt 2, a new character joins the fray! As Copen, slam into enemies to lock on to them, then unleash a flurry of devastating homing shots to obliterate foes.
The Musynx – July 13 – Optimized for Xbox Series X|S
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. Includes multiple difficulty levels and a vast range of genres to choose from like pop, classical, trance, vocaloid, R&B, and more.
Escape Academy – July 14 – Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery / Game Pass
Play over a dozen masterfully hand-crafted rooms, designed by experienced experts in the field of real-life escape rooms. Experience the entirety of Escape Academy alone in single player or through two-player co-operative play. Available in local or online split-screen. Featuring music and sound design by doseone (Gang Beasts, Enter the Gungeon).
Shred! Remastered – July 14 – Xbox One X Enhanced
Bust out sick tricks and gnarly combos in over 30 courses inspired by mountain bike culture, hand crafted by a solo developer who lives and breathes mountain biking. With flowy level design and addictive gameplay – every inch of trail will keep you on the edge and keep you coming back for more! Shred! Remastered is a total remake of 2015’s Shred! – Downhill Mountainbiking.
PowerWash Simulator – July 14 – Game Pass
Available on day one with Game Pass: Release the pressure with PowerWash Simulator and wash away your worries with the soothing sounds of high-pressure water. Fire up your power washer and blast away every speck of dirt and grime you can find. Lose yourself to the simple satisfaction of power-washing to a sparkling finish. Available on Cloud, Console, and PC.
DC League of Super-Pets: The Adventures of Krypto and Ace – July 14
Suit up as super-dogs Krypto and Ace and get ready to soar through the skies and protect the streets of Metropolis in this pet rescue adventure inspired by the movie! Unleash Krypto’s Heat Vision and Arctic Bark powers, or Ace’s Batarangs and Shoulder Charge attacks, to bring the evil LexBots to heel. Rescue animals along the way and prepare for the ultimate battle with Lex and his high-tech War Suit.
80’s Overdrive –
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A 2D pixel art racing game, designed to take you back in time to when 8- and 16-bit consoles and arcade games ruled the world. Compete against opponents in career mode to unlock new races, buy new cars, and upgrade them with state-of-the-art technologies!
A third-person horror adventure game that draws inspiration from Indonesian folklore and urban legend. Play as Linda Meillinda, a high school student with a supernatural power — the ability to sense and see ghosts.
Set off on a mind-bending journey and enjoy the thrill of solving difficult puzzles and save the world at the same time. Avoid pitfalls, bombs, spikes, crumbling floors, and more.
Running On Magic – July 15 – Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery
Take control of a desperate mage in an obstacle course to avoid Grim Reaper. Jump over blob creatures using your flying powers and survive to the end in this runner platformer featuring vibrant pixel art and dynamically created levels.