Next Week on Xbox: New Games for March 18 – 22

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Every week, Next Week on Xbox brings you all the upcoming games for Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Windows, and Game Pass! You can learn more about these games below and click on their profiles for more information (release dates are subject to change). Let’s begin!

Xbox Live

Lightyear Frontier (Game Preview)

FRAME BREAK, Amplifier Studios

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Lightyear Frontier – March 19
Game Pass / Optimized for Xbox Series X|S

Start your interstellar homestead in this peaceful open-world farming adventure! Build your sustainable exofarm, grow alien crops, customize your mech, and explore a new world full of mystery with up to three friends!

Xbox Live

MLB® The Show™ 24 – Xbox Series X|S Standard Edition (Pre-Order)



MLB The Show 24 – March 19
Game Pass

Available on day one with Game Pass! Swing for the fences, experience game-deciding moments, become a legend and live out your baseball dreams in MLB The Show 24. Want to hit the field early? Game Pass members can unlock up to four days early access plus deluxe edition bonus content with the purchase of the Digital Deluxe Add-On Bundle.

Xbox Live

Alone in the Dark

THQ Nordic


Alone in the Dark – March 20
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S

Alone in the Dark weaves a chilling tapestry of psychological horror and Southern Gothic charm, reimagining the iconic game that set the benchmark for the genre. Journey to interbellum Louisiana, where an era of decadence hides a darker tale – of escape from past traumas and an intolerant society, into the waiting grasp of something darker, something that has patiently lurked for impossible eons.

Xbox Live

Master Maker 3D Ultimate

Eastasiasoft Limited


Master Maker 3D Ultimate – March 20
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

Play as Master Maker, a young builder who possesses a special boomerang hammer capable of collecting items, destroying boxes, and defeating enemies from a distance! In this 3D adventure inspired by classics of the ’90s, you can explore and build freely. Presented in high-definition 3D style, Master Maker 3D Ultimate is a low-poly action experience that’s fun for the whole family.

Xbox Live

Power of Ten

Pew Times Three


Power of Ten – March 20
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

It’s your starfighter against a bloodthirsty armada. Gather weapons, resources, and upgrades to help you hold back the relentless tide and protect the galaxies civilians. If you don’t succeed, try again with a whole new galaxy.

Xbox Live




Final Fantasy XIV Online – March 21
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S

Join over 30 million adventurers worldwide and take part in an epic and ever-changing Final Fantasy. Experience all the hallmarks of the best-selling franchise — an unforgettable story, exhilarating battles, and a myriad of diverse and captivating environments to explore. Party up with friends or play solo! Experience all the main story dungeons on your own by calling upon NPC allies to fight by your side.

Xbox Live

House Flipper 2

Frozen District


House Flipper 2 – March 21
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S

Whether you have lots of experience with makeovers or you’re just a beginner, House Flipper 2 brings new features and improves the ones from the first game. The classic hammer, the reliable paint roller, and the strong mop are all ready for you! The new graphics make our houses look sharper than ever!

Xbox Live

Ikonei Island: An Earthlock Adventure

Jetpack Collective, The Iterative Collective


Ikonei Island: An Earthlock Adventure – March 21

Explore and gather resources, farm the land, craft tools, build your base or a cozy home – Ikonei Island is yours to discover! Befriend magical creatures and fight monsters with your friends or adventure solo!

Xbox Live

Scott Whiskers in: the Search for Mr. Fumbleclaw

Fancy Factory – an Axel Friedrich company


Scott Whiskers in: the Search for Mr. Fumbleclaw – March 21
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

Join Scott Whiskers on his quest to find Mr. Fumbleclaw – the future star of the legendary cat beauty contest “Ricky’s Finest”. A modern, funny and family-friendly point & click adventure game about cats, Star Trek and life itself. Created in the spirit of the classics of the genre like Monkey Island, Broken Sword, or Zak McKracken.

Xbox Live

Stunt Paradise



Stunt Paradise – March 21
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

Welcome to Stunt Paradise, the ultimate destination for extreme driving and heart-pumping stunts! Buckle up and prepare to experience the thrill of a lifetime as you take on the most epic challenges on four wheels. Push your driving skills to the limit as you perform ridiculous stunts, including jumping off ramps, flipping through the air, and smashing through explosive obstacles.

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Tram Simulator Urban Transit

astragon Entertainment


Tram Simulator Urban Transit – March 21
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery / Xbox Play Anywhere

Take on the role of a tram driver and manager in Angel Shores, the North American-themed city from the popular bus simulator game Bus Simulator 21 Next Stop. Drive 6 tram models, from cutting-edge, sleek trams to those with a classic, timeless charm through the lively city with its numerous sights.

Xbox Live

DARKGEMS (Xbox Series)

Xeneder Team


DarkGems – March 22
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S

A cartoony mining rogue-lite game set in the deep gemstone caverns. Journey through three randomly generated maps filled with zombies, ghosts, and demons. Keep an eye on your rapidly ending energy supply – one cannot survive in the dark dungeon without a light.

Xbox Live

Dragon's Dogma 2



Dragon’s Dogma 2 – March 22
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S

Dragon’s Dogma is a single-player, narrative driven action RPG series that challenges the players to choose their own experience – from the appearance of their Arisen, their vocation, their party, how to approach different situations and more. Now, in this long-awaited sequel, the deep, explorable fantasy world of Dragon’s Dogma 2 awaits.

Xbox Live

Gambit Shifter

Volcanite Games

Gambit Shifter – March 22

A relaxing, minimalist puzzle game for chess experts and beginners alike! Take control of a single piece, solve your way through 80+ hand-crafted levels, and lose yourself in the zen-like atmosphere as you advance!

Xbox Live

Space Moves

Desert Water Games


Space Moves – March 22
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

A sci-fi puzzle adventure game that features a unique game mechanic where enemies move in sync with the main protagonist (grid based movement mechanics).