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Next Week on Xbox: New Games for October 16 to 20

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

Kingdom Eighties

Raw Fury

32
$11.99

Kingdom Eighties – October 16

Kingdom Eighties is a new and standalone title in the award-winning micro-strategy series, Kingdom. A love letter to the nostalgic days of bike riding, summer camps, and sitting around in your pajamas on a Saturday morning in front of the TV. You play as The Leader, a young camp counselor who’ll have to protect their family and the entire town from the relentless attack of the mysterious Greed.


Xbox Live

Skull Island: Rise of Kong

GameMill Entertainment

31
$39.99

Skull Island: Rise of Kong – October 17
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

Embark on a 3rd person action-adventure quest to avenge the death of your parents at the hands of the ultimate alpha predator: Gaw. Conquer waves of primal beasts and defeat the minions of your arch-nemesis on your way to becoming the rightful King of Skull Island.


Xbox Live

SONIC SUPERSTARS

SEGA

218

Sonic Superstars – October 17

Adventure through the mystical Northstar Islands in this all-new take on classic 2D Sonic. Play as Sonic, Tails, Knuckles, and Amy and harness all-new Emerald powers to move and attack in dynamic new ways. Navigate gorgeous, never-before-seen environments solo or with up to three other players and stop Dr. Eggman, Fang, and a mysterious new adversary!


Xbox Live

Vlad Circus: Descend Into Madness

Blowfish Studios

8
$19.99

Vlad Circus: Descend into Madness – October 17

In Vlad Circus: Descend into Madness, discover a story full of mystery and pain where every shadow hides a twisted secret or vicious threat, and no one is safe from tragedy. Experience the chilling story of a 1920s freak circus that burned to the ground, and the grotesque quest to found the circus anew.


Xbox Live

Wizard with a Gun

Devolver Digital

25

Wizard with a Gun – October 17
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S

An online cooperative sandbox survival game set in a magical wilderness wrought with dangerous creatures and arcane mysteries. Embark on a journey alone or with a friend to collect, craft, and outfit your wizard however you see fit as you explore the unknown. Carefully design weapons, bullets, and furnishings for your tower home but try not to burn it all down as the magic you wield escalates beyond your control…


Xbox Live

Ball laB II

Eastasiasoft Limited

14
$4.99

Ball IaB II – October 18

Roll, bounce, and double-jump through tough-but-fair platforming stages in minimalistic retro style! Stripping away modern complexities to return to a simpler, more challenging style of gaming, Ball laB II is a straightforward precision platformer presented in minimalistic pixel art graphics with a soothing color palette. Each puzzling stage fills a single screen, with the objective being to get from one end of the level to another without falling victim to spikes, pitfalls, or other hazards.


Xbox Live

Cafe Owner Simulator

RockGame S.A.

14
$18.99

Café Owner Simulator – October 18

Open your dream restaurant at FPP. Create a unique exterior and interior, hire the best workers and chefs, create a place where people will love to eat, spend time, and spend their money. Simulation of the restaurant business.


Xbox Live

Hellboy Web of Wyrd

Good Shepherd Entertainment

67
$24.99

Hellboy: Web of Wyrd – October 18

When an agent of the B.P.R.D. goes missing, Hellboy is sent to investigate; pulling him into the depths of the Wyrd. Developed by Upstream Arcade, Hellboy Web of Wyrd utilizes an art style faithful to Mike Mignola’s original masterpieces. Like in the comics, the game sends Hellboy on a series of vastly different and wholly-unique adventures; and while each story stands on its own, they are all tied to the mysterious legacy of The Butterfly House.


Xbox Live

Hidden Cats in London

Silesia Games Sp. z o.o.

76
$2.99

Hidden Cats in London – October 18

A short and pleasant experience in the form of a hidden object game – fill the city of London with color as you spot all the stray cats that wander around! Try the different game modes, find special cats, and unlock bonus levels!


Xbox Live

Kona II: Brume

Ravenscourt Games

169
$29.99 $23.99
PC Game Pass
Xbox Game Pass

Kona II: Brume – October 18

Kona II: Brume continues the story of the interactive tale Kona and offers players an immersive first-person narrative experience with a unique storytelling mechanic. Explore the rustic setting of a rural mining village of Northern Canada in 1970 and uncover the mystery of the bizarre mist – the brume – that has engulfed the region.


Xbox Live

Overpass 2 – Standard Edition (Pre-order)

Nacon

Overpass 2 – October 18
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S

Put your skills to the test in five game modes where you must come to grips with demanding challenges: off-road sprint, off-road circuit, hill climb, obstacle course, and closed circuit. Your results will depend on how well you can analyze the course and pick the best routes. Take the controls of powerful buggies and quads from major manufacturers such as Yamaha, Arctic Cat and Suzuki as you travel across 30 routes in five regions inspired by the Baja Desert, East Central US, Johnson Valley, Utah Desert, and Western Europe.


Xbox Live

Royal Roads 3

8floor ltd

2
$4.99

Royal Roads 3 – October 18

Harvest crops, mine stone, process wood and allocate resources intelligently in real time to complete level objectives in the allotted time. As you progress through the game, you can improve the available resources using the rewards you earn.


Xbox Live

Life of Delta

Daedalic Entertainment

1
$19.99

Life of Delta – October 18

A point-and-click adventure game set in a post-apocalyptic world. The only survivors are decaying service robots and humanoid lizards that were born from a long nuclear fallout. The story follows Delta, who is a small service robot and like any other robot, he is just trying to survive in this harsh environment.


Xbox Live

Skeljump

Weakfish Studio Publishing

2
$4.99

Skeljump – October 18 

Solve puzzles that get more complex as you progress by managing time well, using your reflexes and memory to overcome the challenges. Featuring simple but unique graphics and gameplay and test yourself in many ways.


Xbox Live

Slender: The Arrival

Blue Isle Studios Inc.

91

Slender: The Arrival – October 18

Slender: The Arrival is the official re-imagining and expansion of the original game, featuring a brand-new storyline, new characters, improved visuals, great replay value, and most importantly, survival horror at its best.


Xbox Live

Tricky Tanks

benjisoft

3
$4.99

Tiny Tanks – October 18

Tricky tanks is a local couch multiplayer game. Imagine a realtime Worms meets Towerfall meet Bomberman. Playable from 2 ro 4 players, with a variety of absurd weapons ( Cheese Bombs, Elephants, Bowling Balls, etc…) and 4 different environments


Xbox Live
Xbox Play Anywhere

Agatha Christie – Murder on the Orient Express

Microids

25
$39.99

Agatha Christie – Murder on the Orient Express – October 19
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

Discover a modernized and revisited version of Agatha Christie’s classic. Set in 2023, Murder on the Orient Express brings the classic tale to life in a way that will surprise even the most dedicated fans. With brand-new elements added to the original story, experience the mystery and suspense like never before and rediscover one of the most famous cases of Hercule Poirot.


Xbox Live

Bish Bash Bots

Firestoke

6
$19.99

Bish Bash Bots – October 19

A unique mix of casual tower defense strategy and all-out brawling action. Team up in couch co-op/online play or go it alone to save the world. In a cartoony take on the distant future, robots have become an integral part of everyday life. But everything changes when the bots, seemingly for no reason, malfunction and start stealing all the world’s technology.


Xbox Live

ENDLESS™ Dungeon

SEGA Europe Ltd

150

Endless Dungeon – October 19

A unique blend of roguelite, tactical action, and tower defense set in the award-winning Endless Universe. Plunge into an abandoned space station alone or with friends in co-op, recruit a team of shipwrecked heroes, and protect your crystal against never-ending waves of monsters… or die trying, get reloaded, and try again.


Xbox Live

The Gap

Crunching Koalas

5
$19.99

The Gap – October 19
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

The Gap tells the difficult story of one man’s struggle to find a cure for his family’s sickness by diving ever deeper into his own psyche and through the exploration of the memories dear to his heart. While exploring the raw, minimalist spaces, he comes across items that act as gateways to his past.


Xbox Live

Gargoyles Remastered

Disney

26
$14.99

Gargoyles Remastered – October 19

Gargoyles Remastered is an artfully crafted revival of the ‘90s classic 16-bit side-scrolling platform adventure. Relive the epic journey of Goliath and the Gargoyles featuring enhanced visuals, animations, and SFX, all inspired by the acclaimed animated series.


Xbox Live

Harmony's Odyssey

We Dig Games

4
$14.99

Harmony’s Odyssey – October 19
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart  Dlievery

A 3D fantasy adventure puzzle game set on mythical dioramas full of riddles, perky creatures, and magic. Embark on a fantastic journey through remote fabled lands tangled by a rowdy cat and bring peace to its inhabitants.


Xbox Live

HOT WHEELS UNLEASHED™ 2 – Turbocharged

Milestone S.r.l.

125

Hot Wheels Unleashed 2 – Turbocharged – October 19
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

If you thought the first chapter was awesome, well, buckle up because we are going to blow you away with incredible new features! Make room on your virtual shelf because you can access more than 130 vehicles, and even more varieties! Yes, not only Hot Wheels Originals, but also Hot Wheels Monster Trucks and vehicles from the entertainment world. Now you can also ride motorbikes and ATVs, each with their own unique racing style to take on every track in the most strategic way!


Xbox Live

Inescapable: No Rules, No Rescue

Aksys Games

9
$49.99

Inescapable: No Rules, No Rescue – October 19
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

You’ve been kidnapped and forced to participate in a twisted reality TV show with 10 strangers. At the end of your stay, you’ll receive $500,000. There’s just one catch: there are no rules. Inescapable’s story explores human nature and how far people will go for social clout, wealth, and their own desires.


Xbox Live

Jujubos

Dininho Games

$4.99

Jujubos – October 19

A puzzle game where you must use different tools to build a path and rescue all the Jujubos. Help these sweet creatures to escape from different biomes and climates and return home. But be careful — the resources are limited, so be smart and plan the perfect escape for each situation.


Xbox Live

Spirit Of The Island

PID Games

18
$24.99

Spirit Of The Island – October 19

What was once a prosperous tourist destination is now a shade of its former glory: and it’s your job to bring it back to life! Explore the Archipelago, meet the locals, and lend them a hand to restore the tourist paradise… while you try to uncover the mysteries of your past!


Xbox Live

Witchy Life Story

Sundew Studios

4
$19.99 $13.99

Witchy Life Story – October 19

Don’t get kicked out of training in this witchy tale of chaos, friendship, and romance! Play as the youngest member of the illustrious, magical von Teasel family, but you’re not exactly their pride and joy. In fact, your grandmother has given you one last chance to prove yourself — or no more witch training for you!


Xbox Live
Xbox Play Anywhere

Mummy Pinball

Super PowerUP Games

6
$2.99

Mummy Pinball – October 19
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery / Xbox Play Anywhere

Overcome all the challenges and break the curse of the Egyptian gods in this exciting Pinball machine. Discover all the secrets inside the pyramid, and find the tomb of the pharaoh, complete all the missions, and become number 1 in the world or the best among your friends, posting your high score on the online leaderboards.


Xbox Live

The Jackbox Party Pack 10

Jackbox Games, Inc

16
$29.99

The Jackbox Party Pack 10 – October 19

Ready to be a party legend? The celebrated franchise returns with epic drawing battles in Tee K.O. 2, chaotic type-offs in FixyText, time-travel trivia in Timejinx, hidden identity intrigue in Hypnotorious, and group music-making in Dodo Re Mi.


Xbox Live

NeonPowerUp!

Ratalaika Games S.L.

4
$4.99

NeonPowerUps – October 20

Featuring a beautiful, pixelated world full of obstacles and challenges set in a deadly future where artificial intelligence has gone mad — your task is to restore all the batteries in the world.


Xbox Live

Cyber Tank

Xitilon

$4.99

Cyber Tank – October 20

A challenging puzzle game which adds various mechanics on top of the Sokoban genre with shot reflections, destroyable ice, crumbling floors, teleports, and more.


Xbox Live

Burger Chef Tycoon

Baltoro Games

6
$4.99

Burger Chef Tycoon – October 20

Manage the preparation of burgers, fries, crispy chicken, and a multitude of other treats! Try to deliver the orders on time but be careful not to mix them up!


Xbox Live

Loco Parentis

Omni Games

4
$9.99

Loco Parentis – October 20

Meet terrifying tenants of your house… Are they friends or foes? Are you brave enough to find out the little girl’s story and find her mother? Hardcore gameplay, ominous atmosphere, and constant sense of foreboding are waiting for you.