Welcome to Next Week on Xbox! Here we cover all the new games coming soon to Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, and Windows PC as well as upcoming Xbox Game Pass and soon-to-be released ID@Xbox games! Get more details on these games below and click their profiles for pre-order details when available (release dates are subject to change). Let’s jump in!
Maya is lost in a strange world somewhere between reality and imagination. Players will need to use their observational skills and intelligence to solve multiple puzzles to piece together the mystery of Maya’s past and what dark secrets she has buried.
Available on day one with Xbox Game Pass: Buy, sell, and trade organs in a strange universe full of clients. Keep vampire-leech organs from devouring the goods inside your cargo hold, teach Fleshty the Snowman to love, and more. The quivering innards of alien capitalism await in the sci-fi body horror market tycoon game you didn’t know you needed. Playable on Cloud, Console, and PC.
A straightforward precision platformer presented in minimalistic greyscale pixel art graphics. Each puzzling stage fills a single screen, with the objective being to get from one end of the level to another without falling victim to spikes, pitfalls or other hazards.
Transient: Extended Edition – December 8 – Xbox One X Enhanced
In the distant, post-apocalyptic future, what is left of mankind lives in an enclosed citadel created to survive the harsh outside environment. Delve deep into this dystopian world and investigate what is happening to you and your friends. Solve puzzles, hack systems, and plug in to explore other dimensions. Discover a truth that might tear apart your sanity and question your very existence.
Sam & Max: Beyond Time and Space – December 8 – Xbox One X Enhanced
A remastered version of Telltale’s second season of episodic Sam & Max games, lovingly updated by a small team of the original developers. Sam is a six-foot canine detective with a nose for justice. Max is a hyperkinetic rabbity-thing with a taste for mayhem. Together, they’re the Freelance Police—an irreverent comedy duo whose esoteric crime-fighting style has been entertaining comic book and video game fans for more than thirty years.
Halo Infinite (Campaign) – December 8 – Optimized for Xbox Series X|S – Xbox Game Pass
Available on day one with Xbox Game Pass: When all hope is lost and humanity’s fate hangs in the balance, Master Chief is ready to confront the most ruthless foe he’s ever faced. Begin anew and step inside the armor of humanity’s greatest hero to experience an epic adventure and finally explore the scale of the Halo ring itself. You can also jump in and play the free-to-play Halo Infinite Multiplayer beta today and enjoy all Season 1: Heroes of Reach has to offer. Playable on Cloud, Console, and PC.
Antarctica 88 – December 9 – Xbox One X Enhanced
Over the past six months, your father’s expedition team has been engaged in drilling ice and exploring prehistoric minerals found in it. Six weeks ago, the expedition stopped communication. As a part of a four-man rescue squad, you must figure out what happened. Solve puzzles, explore, collect, and use objects to figure out what’s the story and try to get out of Antarctica ice alive.
A crafting adventure game set in an expressive land of gothic fables and fairytales. As the mysterious old witch of the woods, you will explore a strange countryside, collect magical ingredients, brew sorcerous enchantments, and pass your twisted judgement upon a capricious cast of characters and creatures.
Is there anything better than to spend the whole weekend with your friends when you have Quackbox 720 plugged into TV, and the brand-new game just came out from the box into your hands? Actually, I have a list of great things to do instead, but today I would love you to join us and play Alexio. This game is a blast among the fans of hard and challenging titles. You’re gonna love it!
A post-apocalyptic roguelike action-platformer where you’ll hunt your prey through vast, procedurally generated levels filled with tough enemies, useful loot, and experience points. Play as one of four unique Hunters who must track down their prey, each with their own set of abilities, skills, and combat style.
An arcade racing game inspired by such titles as Re-Volt and Micro Machines. Players are racing on wild, expanded vertically tracks placed in a single-family house and in its large garden, by taking control over miniature remote cars.
Mr. Prepper is about being prepared. You know something is wrong. The risk of a nuclear war is in the air, and you need to get ready for what’s coming. Struggle for your freedom and deal with the authoritarian government in this survival crafting game.
Enjoy the crazy ride aboard the space station in this cute Metroidvania platformer featuring a raccoon! Explore an interconnected maze of rooms as you destroy robots, collect power-ups, and unlock shortcuts. With each level completed, the difficulty of fighting with enemies increases.
Vaporum: Lockdown, a prequel to Vaporum, is a grid-based dungeon crawler RPG in an original steampunk setting, inspired by old-school classics of the genre. Follow the story of Ellie Teller, a scientist struggling to survive disastrous events that happened in the tower of Arx Vaporum.
Experience the stories of Haru, Erika, and Manami in A Year of Springs, a visual novel trilogy about three friends navigating their feelings of love, connection, and just wanting to belong.
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