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Next Week on Xbox: New Games for February 20 to 24

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, 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!

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Akka Arrh – February 21

A cascade of words, color, shapes, and sound flows around your turret as you desperately fight off swarms of inbound attackers. This modern take from the developers at Llamasoft combines the intrigue of an incredibly rare Atari arcade prototype with a unique creative vision that delivers a wave shooter that is incredible fun to play.

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Atomic Heart – February 21
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery / Game Pass

Available on day one with Game Pass! In a mad and sublime utopian world, take part in explosive encounters. Adapt your fighting style to each opponent, use your environment and upgrade your equipment to fulfill your mission. Available on Cloud, Console, and PC.

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Like a Dragon: Ishin! – February 21
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

1860s Kyo is plagued by widespread inequality, and one samurai will change the course of history in his search for justice. Take up the sword of Sakamoto Ryoma and venture to Kyoto to find your father’s killer, clear yourself of a framed murder, and restore your honor. In doing so, you will bring an end to the samurai era and forever change the future of Japan. Draw your blade, load your revolver, and join the revolution in this heated historical adventure that only the creators of Yakuza: Like a Dragon could produce.

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Remoteness – February 21
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S

New York, 2034. You wake up after what seemed to be a terrible nightmare, but it’s not. After an electrical meteor shower hit Earth, the district has been evacuated and isolated overnight by the army. The only option left is to grab your crossbow to fight, explore, survive, and escape from this hell.

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Animal Lover – February 22
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

Evil forces have turned these five hunky beefcake time-displaced boys into animals! You’ve got to help cure them and maybe even fall in love along the way! Help Edmund, Frankie, Kyle, Miguel, and Charlie regain their literal humanity while also becoming better people along the way.

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Arcadia Fallen – February 22
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery / Xbox Play Anywhere

Arcadia Fallen is a roleplaying visual novel where your choices shape the personality of your character. Play the role of a young alchemist apprentice who is unwillingly bound to an illegal spirit. Suddenly drawn into a war between humanity and magic, they must join a group of unlikely heroes to escape their own doom, hopefully saving the world along the way.

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Intruders: Hide and Seek – February 22

A first-person stealth game that delivers intense psychological terror from the point of view of a defenseless boy. As Ben, the eldest of the Richter family children, you’re witness to three dangerous intruders slipping into the house and taking your parents hostage. You’ll have to find a way to save your family while you figure out who the three assailants are and what they want.

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sCATch: The Painter Cat – February 22
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

A puzzle game where the objective is find the exit after painting all the walls of the maze with the correct combination of colors.

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Webgeon Speedrun Edition – February 22
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

Can you finish all 20 levels in the fastest time? As a spider you’ll have to be careful in order to solve every challenging puzzle as fast as possible as each level gets progressively harder.

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Blood Bowl 3 – February 23
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

Strap on your boots, don your helmet, adjust your shoulder guards and chest plate… and slip a sharpened dagger into your belt (discreetly). Take control of a team from one of 12 factions, each with its own unique characteristics, and hobble the progress of your opponents by positioning your players wisely. Dodge or ruthlessly eliminate those who get in your way and reach the end zone to score decisive touchdowns! The cleverest strategists will obviously have the advantage, but will that be enough?

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Catan: Console Edition – February 23
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

Play the official video game of Catan on console! Acquire resources, master new strategies, and build your settlements across a board that comes to life. Challenge friends in your living room or play against smart and dynamic AI to become the winning Catanian, then take these skills online with full cross-play compatibility.

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Frog Hop – February 23

A cute and quirky classic adventure platforming game about a frog named Hoppy searching for his frog friend Jumpy. Swing and launch yourself through levels with your tongue ability with a vast array of gimmicks, enemies, and obstacles; there’s always something new you’ll encounter in each level.

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Midnight is Lost – February 23

Midnight is a witch’s animal helper. More precisely, he’s a cat that has accidentally ended up on a mysterious island and needs your help to get back home. Midnight is Lost gives you a unique and challenging experience that needs to be solved backward so get ready to challenge your brain!

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Planet Cube: Edge – February 23
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

Planet Cube is being invaded by a mysterious aggressor, and its populace are not ready for a fight. While most cubes run to the nearest exit, one square-headed lab technician named Edge finds it in himself to save the world. Run, gun, jump and dash through an underwater science complex, collecting fire-power to turn the tables on mysterious aggressors.

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Remorse: The List – February 23

What secrets lurk in the sleepy, little Hungarian town, Hidegpuszta? That’s for you to find out! Remorse: The List is a survival horror game in the classic sense, with open gameplay, an inventory, and combat. Explore the creepy, dark suburbs of Hidegpuszta and find out what secrets lie within. Your only clue? A mysterious list.

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Lootbox Lyfe+ – February 24 – Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

A metroidvania with high-skill movement as the core of its gameplay. Save your species by exploring a desolate, interconnected world riddled with platforming obstacles. Is there a way to bring your species back to its past glory? Or is this world forever in ruins due to the evil Shadowleaf’s monopolistic endeavor?

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SimAirport – February 24

You control everything, from the cruise-altitude decisions to the smallest ground-level details. Challenge yourself to create an efficient and profitable international hub in Career Mode or create an artistic masterpiece without credit rating worries in Sandbox Mode. Construct your terminal, hire staff, sign airline contracts, and everything in between.