Welcome to Next Week on Xbox, where we cover all the new games coming soon to Xbox One and Windows 10 PC! Every week the team at Xbox aims to deliver quality gaming content for you to enjoy. To find out what’s coming soon to Xbox, read on below and click on each of the game profiles for pre-order details (dates are subject to change).
A 1-4 player food fight frenzy, with a seasoning of pop culture. Work together to complete a selection of delicious challenges. Test your ability to remain calm in the kitchen with your friends and be prepared to try, try, and try again! Order a side of arcade action with a range of mini games from two player versus mode in Face Off, to building bridges in Five Second Rule keeping your food off the dirty surfaces.
Become a car mechanic who must diagnose, make repairs, order the necessary parts, and contact the demanding customers. The tasks set for the player are not the easiest ones — there are more than seventy-variety of scenarios in total. The creators supplied several vehicles and hundreds of elements, so finding the defect itself can be problematic – yet very satisfying.
Xbox One X Enhanced – You’re trapped, alone, and cold on a distant planet. Pursued by a droid with only one purpose: killing everything. You must find an escape. Explore the hostile environment, find secret upgrades and new weapons, and finally make your escape from this dark, hostile planet. In this action adventure metroidvania.
Hyper Scape – August 11
An urban futuristic free-to-play battle royale where 100 Contenders engage in FPS close-quarters and fast-paced matches to become the next global superstar. Fight your way through the 7 unique districts of Neo Arcadia, a virtual city featuring imposing landmarks that bring verticality to the next level. From sky-scraping towers to open plazas, from streets to rooftops, Neo Arcadia will push you to constantly adapt to your surroundings.
Play as Gregor, turned into a tiny bug, and set out on an extraordinary journey to unravel the mystery of your transformation. Metamorphosis is a first-person adventure set in a surrealist world where your newfound abilities are your last and only hope for redemption.
Prehistoric Dude – August 12
A mini metroidvania game during the stone age which tells the story of Dude, a friendly caveman who loves ham! Explore three different scenarios while looking for Dude’s delicious lunch! Face enemies, master obstacles, learn new skills and make Dude even stronger!
Zero Strain – August 12
Zero Strain is a fast-paced shooter set in a series of top-down arenas, where strategic use of offense and defense are critical to surviving each challenge. MOBA elements mixed with frenetic shoot’em up action for a unique and rewarding experience in neon wireframe presentation.
Xbox One X Enhanced – Join Alto and friends as they set out on the adventure of a lifetime. Race down alpine slopes, over windswept dunes, through ancient woodlands and the long-forgotten ruins of both critically acclaimed titles: Alto’s Adventure and Alto’s Odyssey. Along the way you’ll pull off daring backflips, grind over rooftops, and leap over vast chasms as you journey to discover what mysteries lie beyond the horizon.
A twin-stick fantasy shooter centered around the ability to stop time. You’ll play as Gregor, a newly recruited member of the Eternal Fellowship, and an Ambassador of Time. Just as you are learning to use your newfound powers, the Fellowship’s capital city is mysteriously destroyed! As one of the only remaining fellows, you must find those responsible and return Tamaris to its former glory.
Slice and dice your friends with boomerangs in this frantic physics party game. Join a crew of your favorite foods as you grill, chill, and spill your enemies. Discover ridiculous power-ups and stack them together in deadly combinations.
Live the adventure of Cid, the demon of Darkestville, a laid-back being of pure darkness that will see his evil routine life disrupted by The Romero brothers, a group of demon hunters hired by Dan Teapot, Cid’s arch enemy. Follow CId through an epic quest full of danger, intrigue, and ridiculous premises in this point-and-click adventure game.
With its unique living board, Faeria will challenge you with truly strategic card battles. Craft your deck, shape the battlefield, and fight for victory with this strategy game like no other. Build exciting decks and shape the battlefield as you fight epic battles. Raise mountains, build forests, fill lakes, or harness the sands of the deserts. Choose your path to victory.
Through the Darkest of Times – August 13
Berlin 1933. Unspeakable horrors and suffering sweep across the world. Few would stand and fight the monstrosity that was the German Reich. Will you? Lead an underground resistance group Through the Darkest of Times.
In this roguelite RPG shooter, you must eat enemies, bullets, and more to power-up your character, weapons, and abilities. Gun down zombies, robots, and giant mutant bosses with a barrage of bullets before chowing down on their corpses to craft new weapons, unlock new abilities and special attacks, and transform into a powerful Zombro form to smash foes.
Cooking Simulator – August 14
Take control of a highly polished, realistic kitchen equipped with all kinds of utensils and stands. Unlock and master over 60 recipes or use dozens of lifelike ingredients to cook everything you like. A simulator spiced up with a dash of real-life physics!
Dying Light: Hellraid – August 14
No one knows where the strange arcade machine came from. One day the residents of the Tower just found it in the basement after an odd power outage. They took it upstairs unaware that their find is a gateway to another realm. Shake up your Dying Light experience by using this eerie device to access a completely new game mode based on Techland’s currently-on-hold first-person fantasy slasher Hellraid.
In EA Sports UFC 4, the fighter you become is shaped by your fighting style, your achievements, and your personality. No matter how or where you play, EA Sports UFC 4 puts you at the center of every fight. Pre-Order UFC 4 today and receive exclusive fighters like Tyson Fury and Anthony Joshua, plus exclusive customization packs.
The Explorer of Night – August 14
A minimalist platformer, where you need to help the main character to get out of the forest, inhabited by unfriendly enemies and dangerous traps. In the game you will find interesting puzzles, boss fights and cute story.
Step out of your conventional platforming habits and delve into the dynamic and rotating world of Linn, a modern puzzle platformer set in a fantastic and mysterious ancient world. You are in control of Aban, an exotic guardian of nature, on her journey through a lost sky temple. Help Aban on her divine mission to rejuvenate the ancient Tree of Light.
A new game with the vibe of classic arcades of 80s. Collect photons, shoot demons, buy new tanks, and improve them – but don’t solely rely on brute force. Sometimes you need to outsmart your enemy, not just outgun them with bullets.
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