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Next Week on Xbox: New Games for July 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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Insomnis

Meridiem Games S.L.

9
$19.99

Insomnis – July 18
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery / Xbox Play Anywhere

The old Castevet manor has just been abandoned. Now, countless mysteries await you in the creepy walls of this old dwelling. Unravel the secrets of Insomnis and fight against your own destiny in a story full of intrigue and horror!


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LISA: The Joyful – Definitive Edition

Serenity Forge

23
$9.99

Lisa: The Joyful – Definitive Edition – July 18
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

The newly updated conclusion to the quirky side-scrolling RPG series. Explore Olathe as Buddy in your quest to punish the world that has treated you wrong. Along the way, learn about Olathe, your family, and the monsters and men in power.


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LISA: The Painful – Definitive Edition

Serenity Forge

46
$19.99

Lisa: The Painful – Definitive Edition – July 18
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

Set in the post-apocalyptic wasteland of Olathe, beneath the charming and funny exterior, is a world full of disgust and moral destruction. Make sacrifices to keep your party members alive, whether it’s taking a beating for them, losing limbs, or some other inhuman torture. In this world, you will learn that being selfish and heartless is the only way to survive…


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REMEDIUM: Sentinels

ESDigital Games

48
$4.99

Remedium: Sentinels – July 18

A roguelite, fast-paced auto-shooter that is set in the same world as Remedium. It has been more than a hundred years since the Grey Plague won, turning most humans into vicious mutant freaks. Only a handful of cities still stand amidst the death and chaos that consumed the land. Defend them against the endless hordes of mutants until your reactor dies. Combine items and alchemical elements to acquire more and more weapons and create unique builds!


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Techtonica (Game Preview) – July 18
Game Pass

Available on day one with Game Pass: Dig into the sub-surface, bioluminescent world of a rogue alien planet as you explore and construct sprawling factories in Techtonica. Work alone or in co-op to master automation, gather resources, research new technologies, mold the destructible terrain, establish a base of operations, and uncover long-forgotten secrets. Playable on Cloud, Console, and PC.


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Agriculture (Xbox Version)

Eastasiasoft Limited

4

Agriculture – July 19
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

A fast-paced twist on beloved farming sim mechanics where the goal is to grow each stage’s required crops as quickly as you can using limited resources. Buy seeds and tools from the shop to aid in your efforts but purchase responsibly and always keep your wallet in mind. If you run out of time or money before meeting the stage goals, you lose!


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Crown of the Empire 2: Around the World

8floor ltd

7
$4.99

Crown of the Empire 2: Around the World – July 19

Join Elena on an incredible adventure through an alternate world of the Victorian era. You’ll see incredible Scottish valleys, the rocky cliffs of Malta, a hot desert and much more! Can good prevail? Will Elena find the missing prince?


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Skullgirls 2nd Encore

Autumn Games

74
$24.99

Skullgirls 2nd Encore – July 19

A beautiful, fast-paced, and critically acclaimed 2D fighting game that puts players in control of fierce warriors in an extraordinary Dark Deco world. Each of the 14 wildly original characters features unique gameplay mechanics and plenty of personality.


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Spirit Hunters: Infinite Horde

subSilico

85
$9.99 $6.99

Spirit Hunters: Infinite Horde – July 19
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

A rogue-lite, action game in which you fight huge waves of monsters using passive attacks and abilities. Slay thousands and thousands of endlessly encroaching monsters to stay alive! Collect souls to level up and to increase your power and abilities both in the field and in the Oracle’s vast, permanent upgrade system.


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Cross Tails

KEMCO

11
$29.99

Cross Tails – July 20
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Immerse yourself in the gripping tale of Cross Tails, a tactical strategy RPG set in a war-ravaged world. For over a decade, the canine Kingdom of Ranverfurt and the feline Republic of Hidiq have clashed, their deep-rooted animosity etched in the memories of their people. Now, you will delve into a story-driven plot playable from both sides that unravels the secrets behind this conflict and the influence of an ominous third power.


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Oaken

Red Art Games

8
$19.99 $9.99

Oaken – July 20
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

A roguelike, hero-oriented game featuring highly tactical battles on a hexagonal grid, where position and rotation is everything with deck management set in a mystical world inhabited by spirits with celtic and tribal vibes.


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Punch Club 2: Fast Forward – Pre-order Edition

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49

Punch Club 2: Fast Forward – July 20
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

It’s been 20 long years since a nameless cool guy rose from the streets, punched the big bad, found his father, and everyone was really happy. Welcome to the future! It’s corrupt. Sea shells have replaced toilet rolls and everything’s cyberpunk now. Walk the same, but now neon streets as you’re thrown into an adventure filled with hilarity, ‘80s nostalgia, and punching. Even more punching than before.


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The Wandering Village (Game Preview)

Stray Fawn Studio

226
$24.99 $18.74
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The Wandering Village (Game Preview) – July 20
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Xbox Play Anywhere / Game Pass

In a world where mysterious plants are spreading all over the earth, emitting toxic spores as they grow, a small group of survivors seeks shelter on the back of a giant, wandering creature they call Onbu. Become their leader, build their settlement, and form a symbiotic relationship with the creature to survive together in this hostile, yet beautiful post-apocalyptic world that surrounds you.


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Antstream Arcade

Antstream Ltd

212
$29.99

Antstream Arcade – July 21
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

Play over 1300 classic retro games, participate in global tournaments, get gold in mini-game challenges, have fun playing couch co-op, and challenge the community to beat your high scores. Antstream Arcade gives you unrestricted access to some of the best games ever made and new games are added every month.


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IceLine

Desert Water Games

6
$4.99

IceLine – July 21
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

A top-down puzzle game about an Ice Magician who collects magic crystals and takes his skills to the next level. This is a puzzle game that features unique mechanics in which the player character leaves an ice trail behind him and changes the playing field.


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Sephonie

Ratalaika Games S.L.

4
$19.99

Sephonie – July 21
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

In this 3D puzzle-platformer, parkour through an island’s mysterious caverns! Dash and wallrun through lush caves, subterranean oceans, and surreal cityscapes. Discover new abilities to navigate rocky levels or use creatures like the long-tongued Ribbat to grapple through the air!


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The Snow Fable: Mystery of the Flame

ChiliDog Interactive

4
$7.99

The Snow Fable: Mystery of the Flame – July 21

Embark on a match-three adventure of breathtaking magic and boundless imagination! Play levels that combine a match-three board with a sliding tile puzzle. Defeat perilous bosses that threaten to overtake the screen. And make clever use of character skills and bonus tokens to wipe the board clean with an explosive flourish.