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 on your favorite gaming console. 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).
Maid of Sker – July 28
A first-person survival horror game set in a remote hotel with a gory and macabre history from British folklore. Inspired by the haunting tales of Elisabeth Williams, discover a suffocating family secret with stealth tactics amongst sound-based AI enemies.
Samurai Shodown NeoGeo Collection – July 28
The ultimate collection is here! It all began in ’93, and now, the weapon-based fighting game series that swept the world is ready to be taken home in a new stellar collection! Six NeoGeo titles as well as one mysterious, unreleased game are featured.
Destroy All Humans! – July 28
Xbox One X Enhanced – Terrorize the people of 1950s Earth in the role of the evil alien Crypto-137. Harvest their DNA and bring down the US government in the faithful remake of the legendary alien invasion action adventure. Annihilate puny humans using an assortment of alien weaponry and psychic abilities.
Skater XL – July 28
Experience unparalleled board control and responsiveness while you skate legendary real-world skate spots. Style your tricks the way you want, from the way you flip the board to the way you move your feet. Feel connected to your board like never before.
Grounded (Game Preview)– July 28
Xbox Play Anywhere / Xbox Game Pass – The world is a vast, beautiful, and dangerous place – especially when you have been shrunken to the size of an ant. Explore, build, and survive together in this first person, multiplayer, survival-adventure. Can you thrive alongside the hordes of giant insects, fighting to survive the perils of the backyard?
Othercide – July 28
As Humanity’s last hope, lead your army to combat in an intricate dance of spectacular actions and counters, using an original Dynamic Timeline System, and face fearsome bosses in epic battles. The Daughters, echoes of the greatest warrior to ever live, are all who stand before Suffering and death.
Cubers: Arena – July 28
An electrifying arena brawler/ twin-stick slasher game. Play as Baller, a slave fighting his way through an array of gladiators to reclaim his freedom. Play solo or in a local co-op and fight waves of enemies using a variety of weapons, armory, and skills.
112th Seed – July 29
In a future where Earth has become uninhabitable and food is so scarce that most of humanity has perished, take the role of a seed that could restore hope! Solve puzzles, avoid traps, grow plants and find an exit in this casual yet challenging pixel art platformer.
Nicole – July 29
Classes, homework, and mysterious abductions! You can take up part-time jobs to earn money, explore various locations, do recreational and extra-curricular activities, and meet intriguing characters like Darren, Kurt, Jeff and Ted in this dating simulator.
The Sims 4: Nifty Knitting – July 29
In this artsy Community Voted Stuff Pack, Sims can needle their own clothes, toys, and knittable home décor. Take a seat in one of the new rocking chairs and start creating. When you’re done, pile your handcrafted styles onto your loved ones or turn a profit with the new online shopping platform, Plopsy. What delightful projects will your Sims take on?
Lost Wing – July 29
Lost Wing combines shooting and flying at super high speed. Race through a huge variety of tracks, dodging and shooting everything in your way, if you reach the end goal, destroy the boss for a massive points bonus. Featuring an original electronic soundtrack, multiple play modes, stages, ships and weapons. A perfect challenge for the most demanding players.
Nowhere Prophet – July 29
Xbox Game Pass (Console & PC) – You are the last hope to a band of outcastes and refugees. Lead them across the randomly generated wastelands. Pick fights with greedy slavers and crazy machines using the turn-based card combat. Can you survive long enough to reach the mysterious Crypt?
Hellpoint – July 30
An intense action RPG taking place on Irid Novo, a derelict space station soaked in an intoxicating dark sci-fi atmosphere. Fight dreadful creatures, face the Cosmic Gods, and unravel their twisted story. Should the challenge be too great, play with a friend in local or online coop.
Yakuza Kiwami 2 – July 30
Xbox Game Pass (Console & PC) – Kazuma Kiryu, the Dragon of Dojima, must face the ambitious Ryuji Goda, the Dragon of Kansai, in an all-out war between two rival yakuza clans. An extreme recreation of one of Yakuza’s most beloved entries. There can be only one dragon.
Merchant of the Skies – July 30
Captain a small cloudship and work your way towards establishing your own company. Merchant of the Skies aims to capture the feeling of traveling the world and setting up your own company with exploration, base building, trading, and RPG elements.
The Touryst – July 30
Xbox Game Pass (Console & PC) – You are just arriving at the Monument Islands. Want to go swimming? Or rather take a dive into the deep sea? Or do you want to visit the amusement arcade, do some shopping, dance at the beach party? Fancy some surfing? Or will you talk with the strange old tourist and listen to what he has to say about these ancient mysterious monuments? Explore all of these activities in this action adventure puzzle game!
CastleStorm II – July 31
CastleStorm II levels up gaming’s greatest genre mishmash with ruthless destruction powered by Unreal 4, plus a whole new metagame of strategic, tactical conquest. The heroes of the Kingdom defend their homeland against the vile forces of the Undead, and only you can plot the path to triumph for both sides in two epic story-driven campaigns. But not without some hands-on chaotic carnage and delightful devastation!
Family Mysteries: Poisonous Promises – July 31
Entertaining plunge into the world of debauched elites, alluring women, and corrupted cops, where power is the ultimate currency. This is a thrilling introduction to the brand-new Hidden Object Game series in the tradition of best police dramas.
Seasons of the Samurai – July 31
Lead a samurai through a series of puzzles set in the eight provinces of Japan. Control the season and the time of day to change the configuration of each level, allowing the samurai a safe passage to the next level.
Swim Out – July 31
Dive into the relaxing and refreshing atmosphere of Swim Out, a strategic, turn-based puzzle game, that will transport you into a sunny day by the swimming pool, the river or the sea. Plan each of your strokes wisely and be sure to never cross any other swimmer’s path if you want to peacefully enjoy the sea view on a cosy chaise-longue.
Heroes of Hammerwatch – Ultimate Edition – July 31
Encounter endless hordes of enemies, traps, puzzles, secrets and tons of loot, as you battle your way through procedurally generated levels to reach the top of the Forsaken Spire. Upgrade to grant your persistent heroes with various enhancements that will further help you in your quest, and even bring them to your friends’ game!
[Source: Xbox news]