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Next Week on Xbox: New Games for April 29 to May 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

FRONT MISSION 2: Remake

Forever Entertainment S.A.

14
$34.99

Front Mission 2: Remake – April 30
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

A classic tactical RPG returns! The second game in the main Front Mission storyline is finally available outside of Japan for the first time. In Front Mission 2, the perspective switches between three characters: Ash, Lisa, and Thomas, creating a worldview that goes beyond a simple contrast between good and evil.


Xbox Live

Tales from Candleforth

Feardemic

3
$11.99

Tales from Candleforth – April 30

Tales from Candleforth is a collection of fairy tales that were written on top of a forbidden book many years ago to hide its content. Years later, the dark text is bleeding out and onto the pages of the tales, mixing with them and twisting the stories.


Xbox Live

The Fall of Elena Temple

GrimTalin

3
$2.99
Xbox One X Enhanced

The Fall of Elena Temple – April 30
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery / Xbox One X Enhanced

The Fall of Elena Temple is an old-school puzzle platformer in which you explore rooms, avoid perils and collect all coins to progress. The catch is you can undo your falls! So don’t be afraid of heights, fall and collect the coins bellow, then undo back up to where you fell from, keeping the coins!


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Roofcats Band – Suika Style

Lucky Raccoon Games

6
$2.99

Roofcats Band – Suika Style – May 1
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

Ever wondered what mischief cats get up to on the roof? Well, they’re not just lazing around – they’re hosting the ultimate rooftop jam session! Your mission is to skillfully match the feline musicians, summoning new talents while dodging overflow and contending with an occasional canine disruptor.


Xbox Live

Space Mercenary Defense Force

Eastasiasoft Limited

30
$4.99

Space Mercenary Defense Force – May 1
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

Survive the cosmic onslaught by upgrading and equipping a vast arsenal of modular weaponry! Withstand the alien onslaught from all directions, moving your ship through space to align targets with the most effective tech modules and maintaining a safe distance from the swarm. Complete optional encounters like mini-bosses and conduit charging to earn rewards, then spend hard-earned credits to unlock new ships, perpetual astral upgrades, perks, and celestial modifiers!


Xbox Live

Armed and Gelatinous: Couch Edition

Three Flip Studios

3
$14.99

Armed and Gelatinous: Couch Edition – May 2
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

Prepare for an intergalactic showdown like never before in Armed and Gelatinous: Couch Edition, the ultimate multiplayer party game that pits friends and family against one another in a fast-paced cosmic brawl. Armed and Gelatinous: Couch Edition is perfect for your next shindig, get-together, or soiree!


Xbox Live

Candle Knight

JanduSoft

9
$12.49

Candle Knight – May 2
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

Play as an enchanted candle holder trying to restore the light to its home. Wield your flame to overcome menacing creatures lurking in the shadows of a ruined castle, use the dynamic difficulty system to your advantage, traverse challenging platforming sections and solve cryptic puzzles inside surreal paintings in this 2.5D action-adventure platformer.


Xbox Live

Full Metal Sergeant

PolyCrunch Games

15
$9.99

Full Metal Sergeant – May 2
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

Be the drill instructor! Insult recruits with no remorse! Can you transform flabby recruits into lean war machines within 12 weeks?


Xbox Live

MotoGP™24

Milestone S.r.l.

20

MotoGP 24 – May 2
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

Embark on your quest to become a MotoGP legend and shape your own epic saga. From humble beginnings to triumphant heights, the path is yours to forge. Engage in thrilling rivalries, build your reputation, and leave your mark on the history of your beloved team. Challenge your abilities in MotoGP, Moto2, and Moto3, and immerse yourself in the exhilarating journey of the 2024 campaign.


Xbox Live

Sclash

Maximum Entertainment

45
$9.99

Sclash – May 2
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

A plug ’n’ play 2D samurai fighting game full of tension where one hit is enough to kill. Play as a hand-drawn samurai in beautiful painted settings and fight your opponent in epic solemn duels where each move matters. Manage your stamina well, breath, and take your time to land a deadly hit.


Xbox Live

Cyber Citizen Shockman 3: The princess from another world

Ratalaika Games S.L.

10
$5.99

Cyber Citizen Shockman 3: The Princess from Another World – May 3
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

After Sonya wins a big prize in the lottery, she and Arnold travel to a tropical southern island to enjoy some well-deserved holidays. However, paradise soon turns into hell when a strange spaceship appears suddenly and starts attacking the city. Unable to just sit around and do nothing while chaos unfolds, Arnold and Sonya transform into Shockman and head to battle this new mysterious enemy in this retro platformer.


Xbox Live

Ready, Steady, Ship!

Untold Tales

2
$14.99

Ready, Steady, Ship! – May 3

Your job is simple – rebuild the conveyor belts and get the goods flowing out of the factory. As you progress, you’ll be given all manner of tools, equipment, and conveyor parts to overcome obstacles. Forklifts, cranes, springboard conveyor belts, packing foam dispensers, the list goes on and on! So put on your thinking hard hats and start piecing together the puzzle.


Xbox Live

MiceGard

Desert Water Games

9
$9.99

MiceGard – May 3
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

An adventure game where viking mice fight for honor, fame, and survival. Explore the world inspired by Norse mythology, meet with gods and warlocks, and seize the glory of the fiercest mouse-warrior in this action-packed saga!