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 and PC. Get more details on these games below and click on their profiles for pre-order details (dates are subject to change). Jump in!
Necromunda: Underhive Wars – September 8
Deep below the nightmarish, polluted hive cities of Necromunda, in the twisted, vertiginous, dark tunnels of the Underhive, rival gangs fight to the bitter end for personal power, wealth, survival and the honour of their Houses. Lead and evolve your gangs in this compelling tactical-RPG. Only the strongest survive
Kingdoms of Amalur: Re-Reckoning – September 8
The hit RPG returns! From the minds of the bestselling author R.A. Salvatore, Spawn creator Todd McFarlane, and Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion lead designer Ken Rolston, comes Kingdoms of Amalur: Re-Reckoning. Remastered with stunning visuals and refined gameplay Re-Reckoning delivers intense, customizable RPG combat inside a sprawling game world.
OkunoKA Madness – September 8
You will have to jump, run and overcome obstacles through unique and colorful worlds with more than 100 levels, go head-to-head with wacky bosses, find hidden secrets, lots of surprises to unlock and an even more difficult world: Madness!
Party Hard 2 – September 8
You dreamt about getting some sleep for much too long… But it’s 3am again, and a party in your neighborhood is louder than ever. You must finally put an end to it–in every way. Choose from hundreds of means to deal with noisy partygoers, incidentally, destroy a drug syndicate, and save the Earth from an alien invasion! Party Hard 2 stays true to its crazy party crashing roots while introducing tons of fresh features.
The Sims 4: Star Wars – Journey to Batuu – September 8
Whether you join up with the Resistance, fall in with the scoundrels, or enlist with the First Order, you’ll tip the balance of power. Undertake special missions to unlock rewards and work upward through your faction’s ranks. Progress far enough, and you might meet Vi Moradi and Rey, Hondo Ohnaka, or Lt. Agnon and Kylo Ren. Just don’t forget your trusty droid or your customized lightsaber! Requires a copy of The Sims 4 to play.
Star Renegades (PC) – September 8
Xbox Game Pass for PC: Star Renegades is a strategy RPG about outsmarting AI-driven adversaries, forging friendships, and toppling galactic empires spanning over multiple generations. Fusing a reactive, tactical turn-based battle system that emphasizes interrupts and counters, with a procedurally generated and emergent mission-based campaign and an intelligent Adversary system with enemy officers that evolve and move up in the ranks, every playthrough is unique, challenging, and never the same.
Spark The Electric Jester 2 – September 8
Following right after the ending of the original Spark the Electric Jester, you’ll take control of Fark, now in the third dimension, in his quest to find out his true identity! Speed through several fast-paced platforming stages, action packed bosses and fully animated cutscenes.
Takotan – September 9
The world has been taken over by an alien invasion. On the eve of destruction, humanity calls out for help! Takotan is a retro shoot’em up inspired by 16-bit classics. Save the world from alien invasion by shooting and dodging your way through 8 action-packed levels with sinister bosses.
Injection π23 ‘No Name, No Number’ – September 9
The challenges of the classic survival horror are back. Survive your nightmares by solving the riddles in this abandoned town. Travel to the depths of a lonely mind that has lost contact with society and torments his own condition as a human being. Take control of a character who lives in seclusion with his dog, which he considers the only reason for his existence. Can you descend into this spiral of paranoia and madness to rediscover your happiness?
Chickens Madness – September 9
Chickens Madness gives you the ultimate power of being and behaving like a chicken in a unique set of party games against your friends. Run, jump, fly, do a butt pound, lay eggs, kick, punch, and hatch some baby chicks. All the tools you need to help these chickens go mad! Click above to play a demo.
Golf Zero – September 9
A cute, fun, and original little game with a mix of clever golf platforming gameplay. To sink a putt you must jump, sprint or slide while avoiding unconventional hazards like brutal boulders, whirling saw blades, or zinging bullets as the challenge increases. Do you have what it takes to earn the Gold Medal?
CarX Drift Racing Online – September 9
CarX Drift Racing puts you behind the wheel of high-powered drift cars as you skid across different surfaces like asphalt, grass, sand as you compete with up to 16 other players online, or make tandem drifting events with friends.
The Outer Worlds: Peril on Gorgon – September 9
A severed arm and a mysterious message lead the crew of the Unreliable to the Gorgon Asteroid, formerly the site of one of Halcyon’s most ambitious and disastrous scientific undertakings – now a lawless den of monsters and marauders. Wealthy recluse Minnie Ambrose tasks the crew with finding answers about Dr. Olivia Ambrose, her mother and the doomed project’s disgraced director, but they are soon ensnared in an intrigue that will change the colony forever.
Shantae: Risky’s Revenge – Director’s Cut – September 10
A powder keg of high octane, hair-whipping, hip shaking action! Features thousands of frames of animation, huge multi-sprite bosses, and a quest so big it’s bursting at the seams. Guide “half-genie” Shantae through haunted wastes, burning deserts, enchanted forests, dripping caverns and deadly labyrinths.
Deleveled – September 10
What goes up must come down… and what comes down must be bounced! Send momentum from one block to another to shoot them around the map. Cleverly conserve momentum to navigate around the map and flick all the switches but be careful; once you’re down there’s no way back up; this platformer has no jump button.
Disgaea 4 Complete+ (PC) – September 10
Xbox Game Pass for PC: HL-raising action and a horde of special features await you in this tale of fiery revolution. With over 30 unlockable characters, extra story campaigns, and modern flourishes to the Disgaea formula, Disgaea 4 Complete+ offers as deep and smooth of an SRPG experience as there has ever been.
Wintermoor Tactics Club – September 10
It was hard enough for Alicia at the famed Wintermoor Academy before it erupted into a snowball war! Now her club’s only hope is to transform from nerdy nobodies into fantasy heroes. Unravel a reality-bending mystery. Test your strategic mettle against an avalanche of colorful characters.
Hotshot Racing – September 10
Xbox Game Pass: A blisteringly fast, arcade-style racing game fusing drift handling, razor-sharp retro visuals and an incredible sense of speed to create an exhilarating driving experience. Developed by racing game veterans Sumo Nottingham and Lucky Mountain Games, Hotshot Racing is an all-new driving experience which revives the classic arcade gameplay of the ‘90s and thrusts it into the modern era.
Vampire: The Masquerade – Shadows of New York – September 10
Your old life is dead and buried. You have no afterlife to look forward to, and your vampiric unlife is about to fall apart unless you solve an unsolvable crime. Welcome to New York City… and welcome to the Lasombra clan, where failure is not an option. Vampire: The Masquerade – Shadows of New York is a stand-alone expansion and a companion piece to Coteries of New York.
Tell Me Why: Chapter 3 – September 10
Xbox Game Pass: Available on day one with Xbox Game Pass! The Ronan twins’ search for the truth about their mother’s death has led to some discomforting realizations. Tyler continues to dig for answers alone, while Alyson’s guilt brings her into conflict with the people she loves most. The heart-rending Tell Me Why story concludes here!
Minoria – September 10
Ink and blood stain the streets of Ramezia. Witches must burn and sins must be judged. Venture forth as Sister Semilla to burn down the pillars of heresy in Minoria, an action-platformer from Bombservice and a spiritual sequel to the Momodora series.
reactorX – September 11
A relaxing game about moving boxes on energy grids in a sci-fi setting, in order to repair a space ship which was hit by a meteor.
MonsterBlast – September 11
Across randomly generated maps, shoot your path to find the exit and move on to the next level. Lots of monsters and nasty bosses make your work difficult. Collect monster energy to get special weapons. Find boxes with special items to improve your health. Use support items that help you blast more monsters.