Next Week on Xbox: New Games for May 21 to 24

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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!


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Neptunia: Sisters VS Sisters

Idea Factory International

30
$39.99

Neptunia: Sisters vs Sisters – May 21
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery / Xbox Play Anywhere

Neptune has been missing since her mission to the PC Continent, and in the absence of its Goddess and Candidate, Planeptune was ravaged by a strange new phenomenon, the Trendi Outbreaks. Suddenly finding herself robbed of home and family, Nepgear falls into a deep depression. This is a story about finding hope in the midst of despair, and the rebirth of a Goddess in the wake of destruction.


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Paper Trail Demo

Newfangled Games

9

Paper Trail – May 21
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

Paper Trail is a top-down puzzle adventure about leaving home, set in a foldable, paper world. You play as Paige, a budding academic, leaving home for the first time to pursue her studies. On the journey, you learn to fold the world, merging two sides to solve puzzles, explore new areas and uncover long-lost secrets. Try the free Demo today.


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Senua’s Saga: Hellblade II

Xbox Games Studios

587
$49.99 $44.99
PC Game Pass
Xbox Game Pass

Senua’s Saga: Hellblade II – May 21
Game Pass / Xbox Play Anywhere

The sequel to the award winning Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice, Senua returns in a brutal journey of survival through the myth and torment of Viking Iceland. Intent on saving those who have fallen victim to the horrors of tyranny, Senua faces a battle of overcoming the darkness within and without.


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System Shock

Prime Matter

118
$39.99

System Shock – May 21
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

The fully fledged remake of the groundbreaking original from 1994, combining cult gameplay with all-new HD visuals, updated controls, an overhauled interface, and all-new sounds & music; it even has the original voice actor of SHODAN, one of gaming’s most iconic villains. Witness the rebirth of one of the greatest and most influential games ever created.


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XDefiant

UBISOFT

952

XDefiant – May 21
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S

A free-to-play, first-person online arena shooter where you compete in fast-paced clashes. With cross-play available at launch, you will be able to play with friends on a variety of platforms. Choose from a large arsenal of weapons, attachments, and devices to optimize the way you play. Combine any weapon with any Faction and unlock new options as you play to perfect your playstyle.


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Doug's Nightmare

Eastasiasoft Limited

6
$5.99

Doug’s Nightmare – May 22
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

A cartoony, hand-drawn bullet hell where your job is to help Doug the banana overcome his worst fears by pounding them into oblivion! Part top-down twin-stick shooter and part beat ’em up, Doug’s Nightmare pits you against swarms of bugs, mushrooms, floating brains and more!


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Survive on Raft

Megame Studio

128
$19.99

Survive on Raft – May 22
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery / Xbox Play Anywhere

A terrible plane crash took the lives of all the passengers and crew… except for one. You survive in the middle of the endless ocean and now you must challenge fate and fight for your life. The burning sun, terrible thunderstorms, and a hungry shark are ready to challenge you and your raft.


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Ultra Foodmess 2

Silesia Games

1
$4.99

Ultra Foodmess 2 – May 22

Grab your controller, and if you want, bring up to three of your friends — you’re going on a tasty, chaotic, and fun trip around the world! Everyone’s favorite foods are back in an even more epic competition – now with an extra spicy dash ability to shake things up!


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Cat Pipes

Afil Games

2
$4.99

Cat Pipes – May 23
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

A game that will challenge your mental skills as you help adorable cats find their way through soothing and captivating puzzles. Rotate the pieces and create the perfect path for the cats so they can reach their destination.


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Crown Wars: The Black Prince Pre-order

Nacon

41

Crown Wars: The Black Prince – May 23
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S

Knights and brigands run rampant throughout the land, sowing destruction. But an even greater evil is lurking and plotting in the shadows. At the helm of your domain, lead the fight against the forces of evil in this turn-based tactics and strategy game.


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Eternal Threads

Secret Mode

1
$19.99

Eternal Threads – May 23
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

A single-player, first-person story-driven puzzle game of time manipulation, choice, and consequence. As an operative tasked with fixing corruption in the timestream, you have been sent to the North of England in May 2015, where six people died in a house fire. Prohibited from simply stopping the fire, you must instead manipulate the choices made by the housemates in the week leading up to it so that they all survive the event.


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Galacticare

CULT Games

200
$29.99
PC Game Pass
Xbox Game Pass

Galacticare – May 23
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S

You are the Director of Galacticare! Manage your own interstellar healthcare company, and (try to) save the Galaxy. Galacticare takes you on a colorful and bizarre journey, from humble beginnings orbiting 23rd-century Earth to the internal world of an extra-dimensional deity. It’s time to save the galaxy – one patient at a time!


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Hauntii

Firestoke

143
$19.99
PC Game Pass
Xbox Game Pass

Hauntii – May 23
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery / Xbox Play Anywhere

Play as Hauntii, a naive but brave ghost on a relentless quest for answers. A mysterious race of glowing creatures, known as Eternians, guides lost souls to an ominous central tower where they appear to ascend to a higher plane. Unleash ghostly powers to possess both inhabitants and environment, unveiling various solutions to combat and puzzle challenges.


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Rocket Rumble

PixelNAUTS Games

9
$24.99
Free Trial

Rocket Rumble – May 23
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S

Rocket Rumble is a 1-4 player party racing brawler. Pick your favorite animal, blast off in a jetpack, and compete across 7 ever-changing obstacle courses. Compete for points by racing, brawling, and using items all on one screen. Earn coins and collect customization items and make your character look fabulous. Play online or on the couch in the ultimate party game.


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Wizardry: Proving Grounds of the Mad Overlord

Digital Eclipse

35
$39.99

Wizardry: Proving Grounds of the Mad Overlord – May 23
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

The first party-based RPG video game ever released, Wizardry: Proving Grounds of the Mad Overlord was a direct inspiration to series like Final Fantasy and Dragon Quest. Digital Eclipse’s revival preserves the appeal of the classic, with many upgrades for modern role-playing game fans.


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Delusion

Silver Line Games

$11.99

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

An unusual puzzle game that tells a story about a beautiful world, full of life and colors, which changed beyond recognition after a series of unexplainable events had taken place. Uncover the truth, help restore the world, and save its inhabitants across five chapters and 100 carefully crafted puzzles waiting to be solved.


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The Glass Staircase

Puppet Combo

37
$9.99

The Glass Staircase – May 24
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

The Glass Staircase is a homage to retro-console survival horror and Italian zombie movies. Uncover the horrible secrets of the manor as your friends disappear one by one.


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Paper Dash – City Hustle

EpiXR Games

2
$9.99
Xbox One X Enhanced

Paper Dash – City Hustle – May 24
Xbox One X Enhanced

Start an adventure as a courageous paper plane that hunts evil ghosts across vibrant worlds. Soar through mystical forests and scary mansions, utilizing your flying skills and reflexes to shoot evil entities.


Xbox Live

TP Bullet

Ratalaika Games S.L.

5
$4.99

TP Bullet – May 24

As a secret agent marksman, you are the only hope against the evil Skeleton King and his minions who attack the city in this puzzle platformer where you need to shoot your one shot to solve each puzzle and clear the level.