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Next Week on Xbox: New Games for July 8 to 12

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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Lifeless Moon

Serenity Forge


Lifeless Moon – July 9
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

Lifeless Moon, the spiritual successor to the popular 2014 indie title Lifeless Planet, is a 3D platformer that puts you in the center of a mysterious Moon expedition. This new adventure, inspired by classic science fiction, plays as an Apollo-era astronaut who finds themself in the aftermath of an old 1970s experiment: an oddly familiar desert town… on the moon.

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Naheulbeuk's Dungeon Master

Dear Villagers

Free Trial

Naheulbeuk’s Dungeon Master – July 9
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S

Embody Reivax, the servile (or not) steward of the Dungeon of Naheulbeuk. Years before the first incursion of fearless adventurers, you are tasked to build, develop, and populate the wobbly tower. Above all, try not to upset your master, the evil sorcerer Zangdar. Are you up to the task?

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Ogre Tale(Xbox Series X|S)



Ogre Tale – July 10
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S

An action role-playing game that combines arcade-like swordplay action game and a hack-and-slash with training elements. Set in modern Japan, players take on the role of the “Onikko Three Sisters,” descendants of a demon tribe, as they fight against demons.

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Merge Games

SunnySide – July 10 – Optimized for Xbox Series X|S

You’ve just purchased your first plot of land in an aging post town in the heart of the Japanese countryside. Now, it’s up to you to create a homestead you can be proud of. Use modern technology to balance time between your new farm life and joining the local community.

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True Colours – A Date With Deception

Eastasiasoft Limited

$13.99 $11.19

True Colours – A Date With Deception – July 10
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

When three new hires join the office, love is in the air! Take the role of a gender-neutral protagonist that represents every player and make key decisions about work, life and love to guide the story’s development. Get to know your coworkers, go on dates and discover what innermost secrets they could be hiding.

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Alaskan Road Truckers: Highway Edition

Green Man Gaming Publishing, Movie Games S.A.


Alaskan Road Truckers: Highway Edition – July 11
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S

Live the thrill of a new kind of driving simulator and risk it all in the challenge to become an Alaskan trucking legend. Balance the risk vs reward of taking perilous routes to save time, perform roadside repairs on your rig, and brave the dangerous conditions on foot in challenging survival-based gameplay.

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Busway Islands – Puzzle

QUByte Interactive


Busway Islands – Puzzle – July 11

A puzzle game about organizing roads and rails across a large archipelago. Your goal is to create a safe and efficient route between bus stations, ensuring that all passengers are picked up along the way. Challenge your logical skills with 35 unique and captivating challenges, while enjoying relaxing sound effects and having fun with challenging puzzles in a minimalist and relaxing experience.

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Disaster Band



Disaster Band – July 11

A rhythm game that is easy to pick up with an intuitive control scheme where you can play freely with all the instruments included on any given track. Play solo or connect with your friends, pick a track, choose your instrument and start playing away. Import your own tracks and prove that you and your buddies are not going down in history as the ultimate Disaster Band.

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Hamster Playground

We Dig Games


Hamster Playground – July 11 – Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

Prepare for cuteness overload, relentless training, and fierce rivalry as you and your hamsters take on challenges while traversing the maze and riding a skateboard. Be the first to cross the finish line to earn rewards and yummy treats!

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Neon White

Annapurna Interactive

PC Game Pass
Xbox Game Pass

Neon White – July 11
Game Pass / Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

A lightning-fast first-person action game about exterminating demons in Heaven. You are White, an assassin handpicked from Hell to compete with other demon slayers for a chance to live permanently in Heaven. The other assassins seem familiar, though… did you know them in a past life?

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Parasol Stars: The Story of Bubble Bobble III

United Games Entertainment GmbH


Parasol Stars: The Story of Bubble Bobble III – July 11
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

The legendary bubble dragons Bub and Bob are back… in human form!? In this critically acclaimed Taito classic, available on modern consoles for the first time, the now-transformed Bubby and Bobby embark on a mission to save their neighboring planets. But this time, instead of blowing bubbles, our favorite duo swings colorful parasols filled with magical powers.

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Prune & Milo


$10.49 $8.39

Prune & Milo – July 11
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

Embark on a dreamlike journey with Prune & Milo, armed with a stylish sword and a bow, as they try to unravel the mysteries of a cave. Explore 78 turn-based puzzle levels, each containing various mechanics. Traverse different environments, encounter eccentric characters, and prevent the end of the world in this captivating adventure.

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Cosmic Mirage

Desert Water Games

$4.99 $3.99

Cosmic Mirage – July 12
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S

An exciting side-scrolling shooter that takes the player on a thrilling space adventure. Sinister forces have taken over peaceful planets in the galaxy, turning them into empty space mirages. Your mission is to become the last reliable pilot of the plane and free them from the sinister invader.

Xbox Live

DayD: Tower Rush

8floor ltd


DayD Tower Rush – July 12

Meet the heroes of a new Tower Defense strategy game! The professor and his robotic assistant got a little lost in their time machine, but even entire hordes of dinosaurs won’t stop them going back to their original time! Experience a unique blend of 40 levels, original opponents, fearsome bosses, and rare fossils.

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Ratalaika Games S.L.

$4.99 $3.99

Deathchron – July 12
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

A retro style arcade game full of intense platform action, powerful attacks, and menacing enemies. In the recent past, an ordinary kid receives an urgent television transmission. Shortly afterwards, an incredible battle mech known as the Deathchron arrives at his suburban home.