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 PC, and Game Pass! Get more details on these upcoming games below and click their profiles for more details (release dates subject to change). Let’s jump in!
Kraken Academy – March 22 – Game Pass
Make friends, free spirits, and make sure that the world doesn’t end! Welcome to Kraken Academy, a technicolor fever dream that for legal reasons can only be described as “technically a school.” Join forces with a magical kraken to manipulate a time loop and save the world. Available on Cloud, Console, and PC.
Tainted Grail: Conquest – March 22 – Game Pass
Available now with PC Game Pass and coming soon to console! Explore the ever-changing maps, fight with deadly enemies, and learn what happened to the cursed island of Avalon in this unique, infinitely replayable, story-driven hybrid between a deck-building roguelike and an RPG game. Create your own combos out of hundreds of cards and learn how to survive in a dark, unforgiving world shrouded by a mysterious, deadly force known as the wyrdness.
Zero Escape: The Nonary Games – March 22 – Game Pass
A group of strangers are kidnapped and forced to participate in a diabolical game of death. Who can be trusted? Tensions rise as the situation becomes increasingly dire. Can you find a way out of The Nonary Games? Or will you pay the ultimate price? Available on Cloud, Console, and PC.
Combining exquisite narrative depth and exploration with a curious setup – plus a dash of Lovecraft – A Place for the Unwilling is a rich narrative experience where player choices really do count, set in a Dickensian world of colour and Eldritch nightmares.
Richy’s Nightmares is a unique platforming experience. It tells a story of Richy, a little boy who got lost in the labyrinths of some dreaded magical woods. And now he must do his best to survive through this journey. The forest is full of nightmares and lethal puzzles, and that is why Richy’s escape is going to be the challenge to remember.
The Pizza Delivery Boy Who Saved the World – March 23 – Optimized for Xbox Series X|S
A semi-autobiographical game about pizza and the time-travelers who make it. It’s The Pizza Delivery Boy Who Saved the World! A brand-new visual novel by a former delivery boy who is probably never going to work in the pizza industry again, if his boss finds out he made this game.
Thunder Kid: Hunt for the Robot Emperor – March 23 – Optimized for Xbox Series X|S, Smart Delivery
In the year 201X, war has already ravaged much of the continent when a rogue AI rebels against its creators, leading an army of robots to conquer the Robot Empire. Trained from a young age as an agent of justice, Thunder Kid is sent into battle against the Robot Royalty to stop the empire from taking over the world in this low poly, run ‘n’ gun action experience
A Memoir Blue – March 24 – Game Pass
Available day one with Game Pass. A song from years ago triggers a flood of memories for champion swimmer Miriam. Embark on an evocative journey through her turbulent childhood and the complicated relationship she shared with her devoted mother.
Norco (PC) – March 24 – PC Game Pass
Available on day one with PC Game Pass. Play the southern gothic point-and-click narrative adventure for yourself and explore the sinking suburbs and verdant industrial swamps of a distorted South Louisiana. Your brother Blake has gone missing in the aftermath of your mother’s death. In the hopes of finding him, you must follow a fugitive security android through the refineries, strip malls, and drainage ditches of suburban New Orleans.
An interactive game experience that’s designed to relax your mind and soul. You jump into the role of a little bird, explore beautiful landscapes, and collect magical crystals that mark certain landscapes. Because there are no enemies or any other dangers in this game, you will be able to lean back and enjoy the scenery and the sensation of flying.
Bounce into this colorful and cartoony world with BouncyBoi and adventure through various levels filled with challenging puzzles, cute graphics, and funky beats! As BouncyBoi, a purple bouncy slime who loves to jive and solve puzzles, make your way through Puzzle Land as you listen to good music and check out the great visuals.
Devastator – March 25 – Optimized for Xbox Series X|S, Smart Delivery
A retro-modern arcade twin-stick shooter featuring spectacular visuals, heart-pounding music, and intense gameplay. The ultimate twin-stick shooter for people who love twin-stick shooters!
Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands – March 25 – Optimized for Xbox Series X|S, Smart Delivery
Bullets, magic, and broadswords collide across this chaotic fantasy world brought to life by the unpredictable Tiny Tina. Roll your own multiclass hero and loot, shoot, slash, and cast your way through outlandish monsters and loot-filled dungeons on a quest to stop the tyrannical Dragon Lord. Everyone’s welcome, so join the party, throw on your adventuring boots, and be Chaotic Great!