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Next Week on Xbox: New Games for June 17 to 21

Welcome to Next Week on Xbox! This weekly feature highlights all the games arriving soon on Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Windows, and Game Pass. Discover more about these forthcoming titles below and explore their profiles for additional information (note that release dates are subject to change). Let’s dive in!

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Humble Games


#Blud – June 18

Save your friends, fight off the vampire apocalypse, and survive the horrors of freshman field hockey practice in #Blud, a delightfully zany animated dungeon crawler that blurs the line between action RPGs and hyperkinetic 90s cartoons.

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The Elder Scrolls Online Collection: Gold Road

Bethesda Softworks


The Elder Scrolls Online Collection: Gold Road – June 18 – Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

The Elder Scrolls Online Collection: Gold Road is ideal for adventurers, who wish to access all major Chapter zones and quests found across Tamriel. The Collection: Gold Road includes the Gold Road Chapter (available at launch on June 10) in addition to the base game and all previous Chapters (available immediately).

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Horror Tales: The Beggar – June 18
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

Step into a riveting sci-fi journey that unfolds in the aftermath of a catastrophic event, where terror and science fiction intertwine amidst the ruins of a broken world. Immerse yourself in a dynamic fusion of space-time bending combats and earth-shattering puzzles.

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Still Wakes the Deep

Secret Mode

$34.99 $31.49
PC Game Pass
Xbox Game Pass

Still Wakes the Deep – June 18
Game Pass / Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Xbox Play Anywhere

Available on day one with Game Pass! From the award-winning developers at The Chinese Room comes a terrifying tale of isolation. You are trapped on an oil rig in the North Sea, running from an unknowable horror that has come aboard. With no escape and no way to fight back, all you can do is survive. Playable on Cloud, Console, and PC.

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Grand Prix Story



Grand Prix Story – June 19
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S

In this simulation game, you take control of a racing team where you’ll hire talented drivers, develop new vehicles, and enter Grand Prix races as you try to become the best in the world. Develop new vehicles and parts and customize them any way you like. Do you have what it takes to make it to the winner’s circle?

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Glyphs of Gitzan

Eastasiasoft Limited


Glyphs of Gitzan – June 19
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

A block-sliding puzzle adventure spanning 50 unique stages of increasing complexity. Take the role of a young explorer and navigate levels in top-down pixel art style, pushing stone pillars across tiled floors to align them with rows of glyphs. Can you unlock all the secrets of Gitzan?

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Trust No One

Triomatica Games


Trust No One – June 19

You’ll need to think outside more than just the box. In Trust No One, a point-and-click detective adventure, you play as a journalist who tries to unravel a web of secrets about a mysterious AI-company. Explore the nooks and alleyways of Kyiv to discover the identity of your informant.

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Everafter Falls

Akupara Games


Everafter Falls – June 20
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

You wake up to discover your previous life was nothing but a simulation. You’ve no memory of this place, your quaint animal neighbors, the refreshing wind and fragrant flowers, the little farm you had tucked away just outside town, none of it. Now you’ll need to farm, fish and fight your way back to prominence in the tiny, cozy town of Everafter Falls.

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Primal Survivors

Afil Games


Primal Survivors – June 20
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

Are you prepared for the craziest adventure of all time? Meet Primal Survivors, a survival game filled with unique and bizarre creatures! It’s much more than just a game; it’s an unforgettable journey to the heart of survival. Venture forth now and discover what you’re capable of.

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Windstorm: Start of a Great Friendship – Remastered



Windstorm: Start of a Great Friendship – June 20
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S

Rediscover the breathtaking world of Windstorm. Delve into the fascinating story of Mika, a girl known as a horse whisperer, as she befriends the majestic black stallion called Windstorm – with fully updated graphics and a new photo mode!

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Block Tower TD

Desert Water Games


Block Tower TD – June 21
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

Block Tower TD is a roguelike tower defense strategy game with interesting innovations. Build a world out of blocks, choose random upgrades to make every run unique.

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Faces of Illusion: The Twin Phantoms (Xbox Version)

Artifex Mundi

Xbox One X Enhanced
Free Trial

Faces of Illusion: The Twin Phantoms – June 21
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery / Xbox One X Enhanced

A young journalist witnesses the kidnapping of a theatre star, Beatrice Le Brun. The ambitious girl then undertakes her own investigation. As it turns out, the main suspect is one Charles Delacroix – a world-famous illusionist who mysteriously vanished some time ago. When the journalist and her young associate – Beatrice’s brother – follow the kidnapper, more and more of the truth about the abduction and a mysterious romance come to light. 

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ELDEN RING Shadow of the Erdtree Premium Bundle Pre-Order

Bandai Namco Entertainment America Inc.


Elden Ring Shadow of the Erdtree – June 21
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

The Shadow of the Erdtree expansion features an all-new story set in the Land of Shadow imbued with mystery, perilous dungeons, and new enemies, weapons and equipment. Discover uncharted territories, face formidable adversaries, and revel in the satisfying triumph of victory. Dive into the riveting interplay of characters, where drama and intrigue intertwine, that create an immersive experience to savor and enjoy. Requires a copy of Elden Ring to play.

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Hole io

QubicGames S.A.


Hole io – June 21

Choose your favourite skin, eat, grow and stay alive. Compete in multiplayer mode with up to 4 players or eat it all by yourself. Grow by swallowing everything in front of you, whether it be garbage cans, fire hydrants or cars. Get large enough to consume even bigger objects or other players.

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Playstige Interactive


NightGhast – June 21
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

A first-person horror game about wicked witches and sinister widows. You’ve received an invitation from a widow named Mildred Bartgis, who resides in the countryside. She claims that her house became haunted after her divorce, that an entity by the name of ‘Schnabelperchten’ is angry with her because her house is never clean enough. Now you must search her house to determine whether it is genuinely haunted or not.

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Pedra Crystal Caves


Pedra Crystal Caves – June 21

A ‘just one more go’ puzzle game where you must find all the key tiles which open the exit door to each cave. Find the special bonus tiles to earn Crystals which can be redeemed to upgrade your Pedra block. Gain temporary upgrades to your Pedra block by painting the upgrade tiles scattered throughout each cave. But it’s not all nice and easy – lurking in the caves are the ‘Meanies’ – Pushers, Growers and Stinger bad guys that are out to get you.

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Pogo Stick Champion

Ratalaika Games S.L.


Pogo Stick Champion – June 21
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

A 2D platformer game that pairs a relaxing aesthetic with challenging gameplay. Use a pogo stick to bounce your way through each level to reach the end of the stage while avoiding hard falls and pits. As the difficulty increases, you’ll encounter lasers, circular saws, spikes and other deadly obstacles, but don’t worry, all levels unlocked, so you won’t get stuck!

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Times and Galaxy

Fellow Traveller


Times & Galaxy – June 21
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

Embark on an interplanetary adventure as the first robo reporter for the Times & Galaxy, the solar system’s most trusted holopaper. You’re just an intern, but if you can get the scoop, write great stories, and impress your colleagues, maybe you’ll get to keep your job!

Editor’s Note: Flock was originally included as part of this list in error, and has been removed.