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Next Week on Xbox: New Games for April 17 to 21

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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Ayre and the Crystal Comet – April 17
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

The open skies await as you take on the role of a wandering dragon rider in search of a lost civilization. Presented in a nostalgic low-poly art style and allowing total freedom of flight from the beginning of your journey, Ayre and the Crystal Comet is a chill experience designed for exploration and discovery, without the pressures of combat or complex stat management. Search a vast open world from atop your dragon, or land and investigate locales on foot.

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God of Rock – April 17
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

The mysterious God of Rock has revived the souls of the universe’s greatest musicians to clash for his entertainment. Blending rhythm-based gameplay with fighting game mechanics in tense 1v1 matches, choose from a dozen unique fighters, each with their own design, mechanics, and harmonic attacks. Soften up your opponent by executing normal moves and building meter by hitting notes to the beat of the song, then spend your meter to unleash EX and special moves do damage and add complexity to their tracks.

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Disney Speedstorm (Early Access) – April 18
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

Disney Speedstorm is the ultimate hero-based combat racing game, set on high-speed circuits inspired by Disney and Pixar worlds. A thrilling arcade racing experience where players will need to master each character’s unique skills on the racetrack and claim victory. Available for pre-order across three Founder’s Packs: Standard, Deluxe, and Ultimate.

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Minecraft Legends – April 18
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery / Game Pass

Available on day one with Game Pass: The piglins are threatening to consume the Overworld. Are you the hero this gentle land needs? Explore lush biomes to make alliances with new friends and familiar mobs, then face the piglins in epic battles. But be warned – they always fight back. Playable on Cloud, Console, and PC.

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The Mageseeker: A League of Legends Story – April 18
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

In the kingdom of Demacia, the Mageseekers hold the power to oppress magic-using citizens in the name of public order — by inducting and indoctrinating them, locking them away, or driving them into hiding. As Sylas, a spell-stealing mage who has just broken free of his unjust captivity, you will wield the chains that once bound you and liberate your homeland from tyranny, one Mageseeker at a time, in this action RPG that takes place in the League of Legends universe.

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Secret Agent: Cold War Espionage – April 18
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

Get ready for a wild ride, spy-lovers! As a top-secret agent, you’ll embark on thrilling mini missions to stop an evil mastermind’s plan for global domination! With seven pulse-pounding missions to complete, you’ll jet-set to exotic locations all over the globe, from luxurious hotels to swanky casinos, all while hot on the trail of the infamous Royale Diamond.

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Coffee Talk Episode 2: Hibiscus and Butterfly – April 19
Xbox Play Anywhere / Game Pass

It’s time to revisit your favorite late-night coffee shop and reconnect with your fantasy friends over a warm drink or two. You are a barista, and your customers aren’t always humans, listen to their stories and influence their hearts with a warm cup of coffee or two.

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Tin Hearts – April 20
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

Guide a troop of mischievous tin soldiers through a magical toy-filled world using a variety of whimsical and inventive contraptions to bounce, shoot and glide them to their goal. March through 40+ levels of time-bending, soldier-routing riddles, forge new paths for your toys to follow, and solve increasingly elaborate puzzles to unravel the emotional, thought-provoking story, of Albert J. Butterworth, a genius inventor of Victorian times. Try the demo here.

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Dead Island 2 – April 21
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

The much-loved zombie saga is back with a unique formula of horror, dark humor, and over the top zombie-slaying, spanning an epic pulp adventure. Dead Island 2 is a thrilling first-person action RPG that’s stylish, vibrant, and flooded with zombie infection. Explore iconic, gore-drenched Los Angeles. Meet larger-than-life characters. Slay countless foes in exquisitely bloody detail. And evolve to become the ultimate zombie slayer!

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Homestead Arcana – April 21
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Xbox Play Anywhere

Become an all-powerful witch and wield nature’s magic to heal the world.  Tap into the strength of nature to craft spells and ready yourself for the mysterious challenges ahead as you work with your friendly cat familiar, Huckleberry, to beat back the deathly Miasma that’s corrupting the land.