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Next Week on Xbox: New Games for October 30 to November 3

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

Headbangers: Rhythm Royale

Team17

32

Headbangers: Rhythm Royale – October 31
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

Headbangers puts you and 29 others into the eye of the pigeon while you battle it out in rhythmic challenges to find out who is the ultimate Master Headbanger. Compete against each other in mind-bending musical minigames and collect crumbs to customize your very own pigeon.


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Jusant

DON'T NOD

292
$24.99 $19.99
PC Game Pass
Xbox Game Pass

Jusant – October 31
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Game Pass

Jusant is a brand-new action-puzzle climbing game and a meditative journey to the top of a tall tower. Challenge yourself at your own pace, explore different paths, and unravel the secrets from a bygone civilization.


Xbox Live

Alien Hominid HD

The Behemoth

23
$11.99

Alien Hominid HD – November 1
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

Alien Hominid HD, the award-winning 2D side-scroller from The Behemoth, is back! With hand-drawn graphics, excitingly fast gameplay, and the humor that started it all, loading up this title is like traveling decades back in time, with improved visuals and the same hardcore gaming experience.


Xbox Live

Alien Hominid Invasion

The Behemoth

89
$19.99

Alien Hominid Invasion – November 1
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

Alien Hominid is back! Old friends and bitter enemies await as you invade Earth alongside a Mothership full of alien friends! Blast, beam, and bite your way through an endless swarm of enemies as you and up to three of your fellow hominids cause mayhem with a huge arsenal of weapons, mutations, and acrobatic maneuvers.


Xbox Live

Alpha Particle

Eastasiasoft Limited

$9.99

Alpha Particle – November 1
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

Take the role of a defenseless energy particle and travel between space stations as you search for answers. In this 2.5D side-scrolling action-adventure, your only objective is to overcome obstacles creatively and forge ahead, always hoping that the truth of your purpose will be revealed through experience.


Xbox Live

Fusion Paradox

Sometimes You

7
$9.99
Free Trial

Fusion Paradox – November 1

The Agency is an ever-changing building that combines well-designed rooms and randomly generated mazes. Its task is to obstruct the spread of otherworldly forces and protect against any possible threats in the event of danger. The higher the threat level is, the higher the level of obstacles in your path. Now you must defy the ancient goddess of war and free the Agency from the forces and anomalies that captured it in this scrolling shooter and action roguelike.


Xbox Live

RollerCoaster Tycoon Adventures Deluxe

Atari

43
$39.99

RollerCoaster Tycoon Adventures Deluxe – November 1
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

The best-selling roller coaster simulator for console just went deluxe! You will find 80 new rides and attractions, including some new seasonally themed rides, bringing the total number to a whopping 200! The new, modernized interface looks amazing and makes it easier to build your park using terrain from four environments, including alpine mountains, desert canyons, jungle tropics and even a lunar moonscape.


Xbox Live

True Virus

Ultimate Games

7
$8.99

True Virus – November 1

A point-and-click adventure game that takes players to an abandoned psychiatric hospital. Set in a world ravaged by an enigmatic and dangerous pandemic, you play the role of a mental hospital patient who has awoken and it’s your job is to find out what really happened. Featuring stylized graphics, the game creates a visually striking and atmospheric environment that enhances the sense of anxiety and trepidation.


Xbox Live

Mystic Academy: Escape Room

mc2games

9
$10.99

Wizardry School: Escape Room – November 1
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

The School Headmaster needs your help to recover the Philosopher’s Stone. Wizardry School is an escape room that will put your wizard skills to the test. Solve puzzles, decipher magical artifacts, learn new spells, find hidden objects, and investigate the different rooms of the wizardry school you study at. You will have to overcome hard trials to recover the Philosopher’s Stone. Will you save the School?


Xbox Live

Achilles: Legends Untold

Dark Point Games S.A.

117
$24.99 $16.24

Achilles: Legends Untold – November 2
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S

Rewrite the myth of Achilles – the mighty Greek warrior and the commander of brave Myrmidons. After the War of Troy, you return to Greece and find your homeland plunged into chaos. Explore the diverse locations of ancient Mycenae and learn how to cope with your new nature and become the one who can save the mortal world from impending doom.


Xbox Live

Call of Duty®: Modern Warfare® III – Cross-Gen Bundle

Activision Publishing Inc.

11694

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare III (Campaign Early Access) – November 2

In the direct sequel to the record-breaking Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II, Captain Price and Task Force 141 face off against the ultimate threat. The ultranationalist war criminal Vladimir Makarov is extending his grasp across the world causing Task Force 141 to fight like never before. Pre-order any digital edition and play the Campaign early starting November 2 on Xbox Series X|S.


Dead Island 2 – Haus

Deep Silver

186
$12.99 $11.69

Dead Island 2 – Haus – November 2

Lose yourself in a surreal, psycho-horror dreamscape as you explore a mysterious villa in Malibu. Descend through madness, debauchery, and gore, where survival means confronting a new wave of unexpected horrors. Encounter the Kult, a group of unquestionably committed elitists who believe they hold the key to humanity’s survival. Will you embrace the Kult’s vision and fight for their cause? The choice is yours in this first story expansion for Dead Island 2 (required to play).


Xbox Live

Finis

JanduSoft

9
$10.99

Finis – November 2
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

A psychological evaluation through colors based on the Lüscher test, but taken to a much deeper level. You have eight different paths, in each choice you can only choose one color and each selection will take you to a different evaluation. But it won’t be that easy, there will be challenges along the way and there are 21 multiverses with a visual narrative tailored to the path you’re following.


Xbox Live

Gangs of Sherwood Pre-order

Nacon

5

Gangs of Sherwood – November 2
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S

Gangs of Sherwood is an explosive action game for 1 to 4 players set in the reimagined world of Robin Hood, where the armies of the Sheriff of Nottingham are now stronger than ever, and the people of England have never been so oppressed. Play as Robin, Marian, Friar Tuck or Little John, four heroes with unique, customizable gameplay styles, and set out to rob the rich so you can free the people.


Xbox Live

RoboCop: Rogue City Pre-order

Nacon

807

RoboCop: Rogue City – November 2

Become the legendary part man, part machine, all cop hero and bring justice to the dangerous, crime-ridden streets of Old Detroit. With your powerful Auto-9 or one of the other 20 weapons available, eradicate criminals throughout this explosive first-person adventure. Your cyborg strength and cybernetic abilities can be upgraded as you progress, to make you an even more formidable law enforcement officer.


Xbox Live

The Smurfs 2 : The Prisoner of the Green Stone

Microids

The Smurfs 2: The Prisoner of the Green Stone – November 2
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

A crack team of four Smurfs must adventure through various teleporters to find the fragments of the Green Stone and piece them back together before it plunges the world into chaos. Well equipped, the Smurfs can count on the SmurfoMix and an unexpected ally… Gargamel!


Xbox Live

The Talos Principle 2

Devolver Digital

73

The Talos Principle II – November 2
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S

The Talos Principle 2 is a thought-provoking first-person puzzle experience that greatly expands on the first game’s philosophical themes and stunning environments with increasingly mind-bending challenges. Born into a new world where biological humanity is extinct but human culture lives in a city of robots, you find yourself swept up in a mind-bending adventure involving a mysterious megastructure hiding enormous powers.


Xbox Live

Thirsty Suitors

Annapurna Interactive

279
$29.99 $23.99
PC Game Pass
Xbox Game Pass

Thirsty Suitors – November 2
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

From Outerloop Games comes Thirsty Suitors, a game about culture, relationships, family pressures, and expressing oneself. Can Jala handle her demanding parents, reconcile with her exes, and mend broken friendships in time for her sister’s wedding? Will she be ready for the impending visit of Nani, the family’s terrifying, and judgmental matriarch?


Xbox Live
Xbox Play Anywhere

Call of Toys: Tower Defense!

Bakart Games

27
$9.99

Call of Toys: Tower Defense! – November 3
Xbox Play Anywhere

Embark on an exhilarating journey to protect Santa’s Valley in this epic Tower Defense game. Explore an arsenal of 13 unique towers, each equipped with magical spells and exclusive abilities. Customize your towers with numerous upgrades that enhance their strength and unlock new magical powers.


Xbox Live

DreamWorks All-Star Kart Racing

GameMill Entertainment

27
$39.99

DreamWorks All-Star Kart Racing – November 3
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

An all-star cast of some of your favorite DreamWorks characters brings the fun and hilarity to high-speed kart racing action like never before! Race on 20 different DreamWorks-themed tracks, including Shrek’s Swamp, New York City Zoo from Madagascar, Isle of Berk, and more!


Xbox Live

WRC Standard Edition

Electronic Arts

122

EA Sports WRC – November 3
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S

Build the car of your dreams in our biggest rally game ever, EA Sports WRC, the all-new official videogame of the FIA World Rally Championship, the first developed by the award-winning team behind the DiRT Rally series. Pre order WRC Standard Edition and receive 3-days of early access.


Xbox Live

Ebenezer and The Invisible World

Play on Worlds

7
$19.99

Ebenezer and the Invisible World – November 3
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

Join Ebenezer Scrooge and a team of spectral allies as they battle to save London from the clutches of the wealthy industrialist, Caspar Malthus, and his militant Private Guard. With each Ghost lending their unique abilities, explore the dark corners of London and uncover the sinister influence of the Dark Spirit and an army of Unrepentant Ghosts.


Xbox Live
Xbox Play Anywhere

Jumanji: Wild Adventures

Outright Games Ltd.

5
$39.99 $25.99

Jumanji: Wild Adventures – November 3
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

Drop into the dangerous game world of Jumanji and start a thrilling adventure, as you search for the stolen jewel, The Jaguar’s Eye, and a way home! Choose from heroes Smolder Bravestone, Ruby Roundhouse, Mouse Finbar, and Shelly Oberon, and explore uncharted territories home to fierce predators, warring factions and devious traps that can sweep you off your feet.


Xbox Live

Tad the Lost Explorer

Gammera Nest S.L.

3
$19.99

Tad the Lost Explorer – November 3

The lost explorer, Tad, is once again on a whole new adventure! A mysterious curse will take you through the cities of Veracruz, Chicago, Paris, and Cairo on an epic journey to find the emerald tablet and save your friends.