Next Week on Xbox: New Games for October 9 to 13

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!


Xbox Live

Builder Simulator

Frozen Way

21
$24.99

Builder Simulator – October 10

Builder Simulator is the perfect game for those who want to build a house from the ground up, one brick at a time. On easy, the game will guide and teach you by showing you full instruction, but on hard you will get no help, having to rely on your builder skills and make everything yourself.


Xbox Live
Xbox Play Anywhere

Forza Motorsport

Xbox Game Studios

403
Xbox Game Pass

Forza Motorsport – October 10
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Game Pass

Build your racer from a choice of over 500 real-world cars including modern race cars and more than 100 cars new to Forza Motorsport. Make every lap count across 20 living environments with fan-favorite locations and multiple track layouts to master, each featuring live on-track scoring, fully dynamic time-of-day with weather and unique driving conditions that ensure no two laps ever look or play the same.


Xbox Live
Xbox Play Anywhere

Lil Gator Game

Playtonic Friends

229
$19.99 $15.99
PC Game Pass
Xbox Game Pass

Lil Gator Game – October 10
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

Embark on an adorable adventure, discover new friends, and uncover everything the island has to offer. Climb, swim, glide, and slide your way into the hearts of the many different characters you meet on your travels.


Xbox Live

Long Gone Days

Serenity Forge

7
$24.99

Long Gone Days – October 10
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

After being deployed to his first mission, Rourke leaves The Core’s base for the very first time, only to discover the dark truth about the operation he’s part of and the consequences of deserting an inescapable war.


Xbox Live

Wild Card Football – Standard Edition

Saber Interactive

76

Wild Card Football – October 10

Wild Card Football is a fun pick-up-and-play arcade-style football game featuring 7v7 team-focused gameplay with the unique Wild Card system that lets you change the course of the action in an instant with special power-ups and rule-breaking abilities.


Xbox Live

Axis Football 2024

Axis Games

68
$19.99

Axis Football 2024 – October 11

Axis Football 2024 features fluid simulation gameplay, endless customization, and the industry’s best franchise mode. New gameplay features In Axis Football 2024 include a completely overhauled blocking system, new zone coverage types, and player attributes to better reflect the complexities of American football.


Xbox Live

Between Time: Escape Room

mc2games

4
$9.99

Between Time: Escape Room – October 11
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

Between Time is an escape room that will test your skills. Travel through time, explore mysterious places around the planet, solve puzzles, decode secret codes, and find hidden objects and treasures.


Xbox Live
Xbox Play Anywhere

The Crown of Wu

Meridiem Games S.L.

2
$19.99

The Crown of Wu – October 11
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Xbox Play Anywhere

Get ready to explore a new world inspired by Journey to the West, a traditional Chinese tale about the Monkey King, Sun Wukong. You’ll explore the future-past fantasy world as Sun Wukong, fighting alone against enemies and overcoming complex obstacles to retrieve the great Crown stolen by the antagonist Zhu. With Zhu waiting to fight and kill you, will you be able to get back the Crown and save your world from destruction?


Xbox Live
Xbox Play Anywhere

RedRaptor

Eastasiasoft Limited

10
$4.99

RedRaptor – October 11
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

Blast off for a retro arcade experience in RedRaptor, a vertical shoot’em up inspired by genre classics of the ’90s. Assume the role of an ace pilot on a mission to intercept an unknown threat that’s already eliminated nearly all allied forces. If you hope to survive and bring down the enemy, you’ll need to upgrade your ship along the way and push your skills to the limit!


Xbox Live
Xbox Play Anywhere

ASTROSMASH

BBG Entertainment GmbH

10
$14.99

Astrosmash – October 12

Originally designed by John Sohl for the Intellivision console in 1981, it quickly became one of the most popular games of its time. In Astrosmash you control a laser cannon that scrolls left or right along a flat plane to target falling objects, such as large or small meteors, spinning bombs, and guided missiles.


Xbox Live

Haunted House

Atari

5
$19.99

Haunted House – October 12
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

Chills and stealthy thrills abound In Haunted House, a reimagining of the classic Atari adventure! Players take control of Lyn Graves, the precocious niece of legendary treasure hunter Zachary Graves. In order to free her uncle and her friends, and capture all the supernatural foes, Lyn must find the shattered pieces of a magical urn and put them back together.


Xbox Live

Re.Surs

Samustai LTD

2
$7.99

Re.Surs – October 12

A futuristic story-driven 2D side-scrolling shooter featuring unique heroes with various abilities. Shoot, dash, kick, and hack monsters as you try to uncover the secrets of the Re.Surs dark energy and demons’ interdimensional invasion.


Xbox Live

Chemically Bonded

Ratalaika Games S.L.

24
$9.99

Chemically Bonded – October 13
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

Enter the melancholic life of an ordinary Japanese high school student as you become entwined in a dispute between two neighboring students. Learn more about their past together as you piece together their relationship and mend their bond while forming new bonds of friendship of your own.


Xbox Live
Xbox Play Anywhere

The Grinch: Christmas Adventures

Outright Games Ltd.

24
$39.99

The Grinch: Christmas Adventures – October 13
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery / Xbox Play Anywhere

With colorful visuals inspired by Dr. Seuss’s original illustrations, local multiplayer fun with up to two players controlling the Grinch and Max, and controls and puzzles designed for younger players, The Grinch: Christmas Adventures is a fun new way to enjoy the classic Christmas tale.


Xbox Live

Lords of the Fallen

CI Games

1661

Lords of the Fallen – October 13
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S

An all-new, epic RPG adventure in a vast, interconnected world more than five times larger than the original game. As one of the fabled Dark Crusaders, journey through both the realms of the living and the dead in this expansive RPG experience, featuring colossal boss battles, fast challenging combat, thrilling character encounters, and deep, immersive storytelling.


Xbox Live
Xbox Play Anywhere

TRANSFORMERS: EARTHSPARK – Expedition

Outright Games Ltd.

14
$39.99

Transformers: EarthSpark – Expedition – October 13
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery / Xbox Play Anywhere

Bumblebee is facing his greatest mission – reclaim the ancient Cybertronian technology scattered across the globe before Mandroid and his henchbots can use them to destroy Earth’s cities. With Optimus Prime’s guidance and you at the controls, Bumblebee will grow strong enough to take on an army of robotic enemies in bare-metal combat, find the lost technology, and unlock powerful new attack combos and abilities along the way.


Xbox Live
Xbox Play Anywhere

Virtual Families 3: Our Country Home

Gogii Games

14
$9.99

Virtual Families 3: Our Country Home – October 13
Xbox Play Anywhere

Start a virtual family in this life simulation game, sequel to the popular Virtual Families 2. Expand and renovate your virtual house while helping nurture and guiding future generations of your own family story.