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 10/11, 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!
Now, there’s another far, far galaxy from a parallel universe and a Rainbow planet suddenly appeared. It had such a strong magnetic field that it practically smashed the protective barrier of the prison planet Abakaz. Many dangerous galactic criminals have managed to escape and settled in some uninhabited lands. All these unfortunate events bring us to the point where the adventures of a young hunter from planet Earth will start. Which is you, of course!
Asterigos: Curse of the Stars – October 11 – Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery
Welcome to Aphes, a city-state full of magic and wonder inspired by ancient Rome and classical Greek designs. From the mist-covered bazaar streets to gloomy sewers, the enigmatic forests at the city’s outskirts to deep chasms full of glittering crystals, the landscapes of Aphes are full of beauty and dangers. Fight your way through 60 different monsters and encounter 22 unique bosses – each with its own unique battle mechanics.
Bloodwash – October 11 – Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery –
Sara is a pregnant college student living with her boyfriend in a run-down apartment complex. To make matters worse, a serial killer is terrorizing the city. One night, the washing machine in the basement breaks down. A helpful neighbor tells Sara about a 24-hour laundromat on the outskirts of town … but what she finds there might claim her life!
Eville – October 11 – Game Pass
Available on day one with Game Pass. Betray your friends – and lie your way to victory. In the multiplayer social deduction game Eville you find yourself in a village riddled by a series of murders. Some say it might have been you – or was it? Convince others you’re not a murderer to stay alive! Playable on Cloud, Console, and PC
Be the last man standing in this intense and action-packed platform fighter. Unique characters, tons of unlockables like skins, equipment or win poses. Different tactics, skills, and ways of fighting. It’s not for glory, it’s not for satisfaction, it’s not just to find the strongest warrior of all – true power lies in cooperation and being able to fight together.
Experience a game that pays tribute to ‘80s classics like “The Goonies,” “Monster Squad,” and “The Lost Boys” among others and gameplay that combines mechanics of point-and-click masterpieces like Full Throttle with its own unique twist. Your decisions will impact how these friends interact with each other, affecting their friendship and the outcome of the story.
The Witch’s House, originally released in 2012, falls within the tradition of Japanese horror RPGs with heavy emphasis on puzzle-solving and jump scares. Among other entries in the genre such as Ib and Ao Oni, The Witch’s House surprised fans with pixel-art that conceals truly frightening horror.
You’re an American soldier who captures a German bunker in Normandy. You must defend it at all costs and survive. Complete missions, cook & shoot, search the bodies for medicines, ammo, and food to survive in this mix pf FPS and simulator.
Join a stuffed bear named Teddy on this gloomy and sinister adventure to rescue his owner, Alicia, from the realm of dreams and distorted childhood fantasies. The Darkest Tales is a complex and compelling adventure, full of familiar characters and fairytale landscapes.
An online asymmetrical action game in which a team of seven ordinary citizens try to survive the Raider (a classic Dragon Ball rival such as Cell, Frieza, and Buu), who will hunt them down and evolve during the game into an unstoppable force. Escaping won’t be so easy! Cooperate with others while there is still time, but the Raider or other Survivors’ decisions might force you to go at it alone. What will be your playstyle?
A chaotic couch co-op spaceship recovery game for up to four players. You and your crewmates must fuel, fix, and rescue damaged spaceships before the evil space octopus gets its tentacles on them!
Nickelodeon Kart Racers 3: Slime Speedway – October 13 – Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery
The next generation of Nickelodeon Kart Racers is here! Rebuilt and re-imagined from the ground up, Nickelodeon Kart Racers returns bigger and better than ever! Featuring a cast of over 40 iconic characters, drift, slide and boost your way to the finish line on tracks inspired by legendary Nickelodeon shows like “SpongeBob SquarePants,” “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles,” “Avatar: The Last Airbender,” and more!
PGA Tour 2K23 – October 13 – Optimized for Xbox Series X|S
Take your skills, and your swag, on the PGA Tour and become the next FedExCup Champion. Compete against other Tour pros with your MyPlayer and establish new rivalries. For the first time, play as male and female pros including Tiger Woods, in online and local play! PGA Tour 2K23 features multiple licensed courses, including East Lake Golf Club, St. George’s Golf and Country Club, TPC Scottsdale, and TPC Sawgrass to name a few. Or build your own fantasy fairway with the industry-leading Course Designer, featuring thousands of customizable objects. Pre-order the Tiger Woods Edition to start playing on October 10.
Paradise Marsh – October 13 – Optimize for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery
Stars have vanished from the sky and scattered around in a perfect wetland crawling with wildlife… Catch bugs and chat with delightful characters while wandering through peaceful scenery. But don’t lose sight of the night sky — the constellations need help!
Star Trek Prodigy: Supernova – October 13 – Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery
After the Protostar picks up strange readings from a dying star, Dal R’El and Gwyndala race against time to save their friends, their ship, new alien species and an entire planetary system before a supernova destroys them all! When the Protostar’s malfunctioning transporter scatters the crew across three alien planets, Dal and Gwyn must use their wits and skills to overcome ingenious puzzles, endure hostile environments and battle deadly robot armies to rescue Jankom Pog.
NHL 23 – October 14 – Optimized for Xbox Series X|S
Get the best players in the world on one lineup with the introduction of mixed women’s and men’s teams in HUT. Add to your highlight reel with over 500 new Last Chance Puck Movement gameplay animations. Plus, overhauled strategy systems allow you to easily gameplan and finetune your playmaking skills. So, grab your friends and gear up for the most dynamic, connected, and visually rich version of NHL yet! Xbox Game Pass Ultimate members with EA Play can jump in and start playing a few days early with a free trial.
Scorn – October 14 – Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Game Pass
Available day one with Game Pass. An atmospheric first-person horror adventure game set in a nightmarish universe of odd forms and somber tapestry. Isolated and lost inside this dream-like world, you will explore different interconnected regions in a non-linear fashion. Every location contains its own theme, puzzles, and characters that are integral in creating a cohesive world as you open new areas, acquire different skills, weapons, and various items to try and comprehend the sights presented to you. Playable on Cloud, Xbox Series X|S, and PC.
Trifox – October 14 – Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery
A colorful and cartoonish action-adventure game featuring a phenomenal fox with a multitude of talents! Choose from a trio of classes — Warrior, Mage, Engineer — or mix-and-match abilities to create a tailor-made hero!