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Next Week on Xbox: New Games for February 19 to 23

This is Next Week on Xbox! This weekly feature shows you all the games that are coming soon to Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Windows, and Game Pass! You can find more information about these upcoming games below and click on their profiles for more details (release dates may vary. Let’s get started!


Xbox Live

Balatro

Playstack Ltd

180
$14.99

Balatro – February 20
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

Balatro is a poker-inspired roguelike deck builder all about creating powerful synergies and winning big. Combine valid poker hands with unique Joker cards in order to create varied synergies and builds. Earn enough chips to beat devious blinds, all while uncovering hidden bonus hands and decks as you progress.


Xbox Live

qomp2

Atari

2
$19.99 $17.99

qomp2 – February 20
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

Control a Pong ball aching to break free of its life stuck between two paddles. Explore a dangerous, minimalist world, armed with simple two button controls: tap a button to change direction diagonally by 45 degrees, and hold down a button to unleash a cathartic dash forward.


Xbox Live

Warhammer 40,000: Chaos Gate – Daemonhunters

Frontier Developments

57

Warhammer 40,000: Chaos Gate – Demonhunters – February 20
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S

Welcome to the brutal, war-torn universe of Warhammer 40,000: Chaos Gate – Daemonhunters, where the forces of Chaos threaten humanity’s very existence. Lead the Grey Knights to exterminate the forces of Chaos in this fast-paced, ferocious, turn-based tactical combat game in a saga penned by acclaimed Black Library author, Aaron Dembski-Bowden


Xbox Live

A Time Traveller's Guide To Past Delicacies (Xbox Series X|S)

Sometimes You

20
$4.99

A Time Traveler’s Guide to Past Delicacies – February 21
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S

A short game about a fictional time traveler raiding the past to steal recipes. Follow a sock puppet into the dark bowels of time and learn new recipes. Meet your long-dead ancestors. Exploit them to further your cooking skills. Take some pictures of dinosaurs. Appropriate what you can in this experimental story-driven adventure.


Xbox Live

Froggie – A Retro Platformer

Eastasiasoft Limited

4
$4.99

Froggie – A Retro Platformer – February 21
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

Return to a simpler style of platforming action in Froggie – A Retro Platformer, a side-scroller presented in minimalistic black-and-white style where you take the role of an anthropomorphic frog as he leaps his way through 100 challenging levels! Run, wall jump, and wall slide with fluid pixel art animation as you hop on enemies’ heads, avoid spike traps and more!


Xbox Live

Geometric Sniper Z

Silesia Games Sp. z o.o.

10
$3.99

Geometric Sniper Z – February 21

The zombifying pathogen has come out of nowhere. Society is falling apart. People are in pain. Still, they can take comfort in knowing that there is a watchful sniper always on the lookout for zombies. Take the role of that sniper in Geometric Sniper Z, a highly stylized 2D isometric shooter. Challenge yourself in different game modes, neutralize zombies using different weapons, save and escort survivors, and progress through the story.


Xbox Live

ROUNDS

Landfall

181
$8.49
Free Trial

Rounds – February 21
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

Shoot, block, and jump your way to victory with your shotgun-rocket-launcher-that-shoots-heat-seeking-bouncy-missiles or one of the other over 11.2 million different powerup combinations. Wave your noodle arms around to assert dominance.


Xbox Live

Slave Zero X

Ziggurat Interactive, Inc.

15
$24.99

Slave Zero X – February 21
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

Use swift swordplay, explosive ordnance, and stylish combos against an army of meat and metal. Air juggling, dashes, and frequent target switching allow for you to take down foes of any size while wall-jumping and platforming can help you outmaneuver your enemies. Conquer mini-bosses, set pieces, and climactic 1-on-1 encounters that offer intense challenges against unforgettable villains.


Xbox Live
Xbox Play Anywhere

Tenderfoot Tactics

Ice Water Games

5
$14.99

Tenderfoot Tactics – February 21
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery / Xbox Play Anywhere

A novel, deterministic combat system, with easy to grasp rules and astonishing depth. No random miss chances. No damage ranges. Manipulate the elements to turn the battlefield to your advantage, but beware the consequences, as nature is complex and fickle. Open chasms, raise mountains, boil lakes, drain rivers. Start fires you later regret.


Xbox Live

502's Arcade

502 Studios

7
$9.99

502’s Arcade – February 22
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

An anthology of fast-paced arcade games where your goal is to reach the top of the leaderboards in each one. The games go from a dungeon crawler set in a procedurally generated temple where you must seal spirits, to a cute but challenging puzzle where you must prepare the orders of a very hectic potions shop. Come and get that good old feeling of competition you got when going to the arcade, or just having fun and challenging yourself by trying to get all the achievements for each game.


Xbox Live

Garden Life: A Cozy Simulator Pre-order

Nacon

12

Garden Life: A Cozy Simulator – February 22
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

A relaxing gardening game in which you create your dream garden in a peaceful, colorful world. Plant and add ornaments at your own pace, transforming an overgrown forgotten plot into a flourishing community garden.


Xbox Live

King Arthur: Knight's Tale Pre-Order

NeocoreGames

50

King Arthur: Knight’s Tale – February 22
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S

Play as Sir Mordred, the former black knight of the grim tales. You killed King Arthur, but with his dying breath, he struck you down. You both died – and yet, you both live. The Lady of the Lake wants you to finish what you have begun… in the twisted, dark realm of Avalon! Experience a unique hybrid between tactical games and character-centric RPGs in this dark fantasy version of the Arthurian myth.


Xbox Live

Quadroids

Just For Games

$11.99

Quadroids – February 22
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

Control your Quadroids simultaneously on four screens and make your way through more than 100 danger-filled levels. Jump to avoid acid baths, lasers, deadly spikes, and other vicious traps, or strategically sacrifice your minions to create new platforming opportunities.


Xbox Live

Aery – Stone Age

EpiXR Games

5
$9.99
Xbox One X Enhanced

Aery – Stone Age – February 23
Xbox One X Enhanced

Play as a little flying spirit that watches humanity in its early states evolve. You will discover a long-forgotten land with beautiful environments, and you will be able to enjoy the feeling of flying while exploring a whole world filled with beauty and little secrets.


Xbox Live
Xbox Play Anywhere

Demons of Asteborg

PixelHeart

7
$9.89

Demons of Asteborg – February 23
Xbox Play Anywhere

A new action-platform game straight out of the 16-bit era. Play as Gareth, a knight of the royal guard and defeat the evil forces of Asteborg. Learn powerful spells and use them to unlock your path or defeat your enemies. Collect gold from the remains of your opponents and purchase upgrades to unlock your full potential!


Xbox Live

Flooded

Forever Entertainment S. A.

1
$12.99

Flooded – February 23

The waters have risen to an alarming level, leaving merely a handful of places habitable. As a leader of a small group of survivors, you are tasked to extract resources to construct an ark and move to a safer location. Gather enough resources to flee to safety while the surrounding world gets flooded.


Xbox Live

Promenade

Red Art Games

2
$24.99

Promenade – February 23
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

The Great Elevator has broken, and its cogs have been scattered all around the world. Collect the lost cogs, repair the Great Elevator, and unlock new levels in this collectathon inspired by 3D platformers.