Welcome to Next Week on Xbox! In this weekly feature, we cover all the new games coming soon to Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, and Windows PC as well as upcoming Xbox Game Pass and soon-to-be released ID@Xbox games! You can 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!
Super Sami Roll – January 10 – Optimized for Xbox Series X|S
Sami’s on a mission to rescue his friend Vera and he needs your help! Join him in this exhilarating, colorful 3D platformer and fast roll, air-grapple, and jump to save her.
Demoniaca: Everlasting Night – January 12
Gothic metroidvania adventure awaits in Demoniaca: Everlasting Night, a side-scrolling action platformer that mixes beautifully grotesque imagery with seductive style. Explore, fight, meet new friends and seek revenge against those who brought you unbearable pain and loss!
The Anacrusis (Game Preview) – January 13 – Xbox Game Pass and PC Game Pass
Available on day one with Xbox Game Pass. The Anacrusis is a four-player, cooperative first-person shooter set aboard a massive starship stranded at the edge of explored space. Team up with your friends in an infinitely-replayable fight against alien hordes to unlock perks, weapons, and new ways to play that you can share with your team!
Mushroom Wars 2 – January 13
In Mushroom Wars 2, enemy tribes of feisty mushroom creatures face off in short but fierce RTS battles. Step into the shoes of a fearless Mushroom Commander, choose a hero to lead your army, and take control of the battlefield in a variety of multiplayer modes or challenging story campaign.
Sense – A Cyberpunk Ghost Story – January 13
A 2.5D horror game inspired by Clock Tower and Fatal Frame, mixing cyberpunk with traditional Cantonese folklore. With careful attention to pacing, atmosphere and storytelling, Sense hopes to return the horror genre to its roots by celebrating visceral horror and the slow, fearful creep of dread.
Spelunky 2 – January 13 – Xbox Game Pass and PC Game Pass
This challenging roguelike platformer offers you immense freedom to carve your own path through its randomly generated caves and ruins. Exercise your creativity and through your actions, tell a unique story each time you play. Uncover the secrets alone or with friends!
Aery – Dreamscape – January 14
In Aery – Dreamscape you play as a bird like spirit who can enter the minds of other people to explore their thoughts, their secrets, and their imagination. Experience the feeling of flying, immerse into beautiful and atmospheric landscapes, and enjoy the unique storytelling of the game.
Battle Brothers – January 14
Battle Brothers is a turn-based tactical RPG which has you leading a mercenary company in a gritty, low-power, medieval fantasy world. You decide where to go, whom to hire or to fight, what contracts to take and how to train and equip your men in a procedurally generated open world campaign.
Kansei: The Second Turn HD – January 14
A teenager with the ability to relive the death of any corpse he touches finds himself tangled in another murder case when the owner of a high profile corporation dies under mysterious circumstances.
Operation Zeta – January 14
Operation Zeta is a gravity-based action game. Recover parts to your crashed ship from wacky locals to escape a hostile battlefield. Play and unlock 13 playable characters from space monkeys to mischievous slugs each with their own unique set of skills and challenges.
Coming Soon to Xbox Game Pass: Mass Effect Legendary Edition, The Anacrusis (Game Preview), Spelunky 2, and More
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