Xbox game releases — May 3rd to 9th

By Sean Carey,
Next week, 14 games make their way to the Xbox platform, including Dragon Quest Builders 2 (available with Xbox Game Pass and Xbox Game Pass for PC on day one) and the biggest release we've had in a while, Resident Evil Village.

Aside from those two, we've got Hood: Outlaws & Legends from Sumo Digital and a bunch of smaller indie titles, including games from both Ratalaika and Sometimes You.

From this page, you can view a game's achievement list if it's been released, subscribe to a game for news updates, add them to your wishlist, and even click through to the Microsoft Store to preorder or purchase. Here's a breakdown of everything coming to the world of Xbox next week. Let us know which of these you're planning on picking up in the comments!


May 4th

Dark Nights with Poe and Munro — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One

Adventure in the strange town of August with local radio hosts and secret lovers Poe and Munro, as they encounter six unique mysteries on and off the air. Direct the banter and the action as they fend off a nightmare stalker who just won’t let go, a vengeful ghost looking for everlasting closure, a demonic painting that grants wishes - and more - but can you keep Poe and Munro together, and alive…?

From the developers and creators of the award winning and Guinness World Record breaking “The Infectious Madness of Doctor Dekker” and “The Shapeshifting Detective”, Dark Nights with Poe and Munro is a standalone spin-off set before the events of The Shapeshifting Detective, with different gameplay and all new stories!

Dragon Quest Builders 2 — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Windows

DRAGON QUEST BUILDERS™ 2 is a block-building RPG set in a fantasy land threatened by an evil cult. Explore, battle, create and harvest in the charming single-player campaign or build big projects in the online sandbox mode for up to 4-players.

The Colonists — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One

The Colonists is a relaxing city building game inspired by classics like Anno and The Settlers. Help these cute robots build their dream settlement. Each bot has a job to fulfil, from harvesting crops and fishing at the lake, to transporting resources and discovering distant lands. You'll advance through three different Ages as you build infrastructure for your colony by constructing road, boat and train transport systems. Help them work together to achieve automated harmony.

May 5th

Dull Grey — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One

Dull Grey is an award-winning visual novel about growing up. It tells about mother and son, free will, and the search for happiness among foggy mountains and grey pipes.

You will be making one and the same choice again and again deciding who the son should become - a lamplighter or a tallyman. At first it may seem that the situation leaves you no choice at all. But don’t jump to conclusions, take a moment to think it over and then, perhaps, you’ll see your story in full color.

The Wardrobe: Even Better Edition — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One

Look, I have both good and bad news for you.
The bad is that 2D point-and-click adventure games are dead,
the good is that they came back to life—and they live in your Wardrobe.

May 6th

Skate City — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One

Skate the streets of real-world, iconic destinations from around the globe.

Master combos of flip tricks, manuals, and grinds to set high scores in challenge mode, or ride at your own pace with Endless Skate. Head over to the skate shop to customize your skater & unlock everything else available!

May 7th

Blazing Beaks — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One

Roguelite - where too much greediness can be fatal. A colorful world with armed birds blazing their way through piles of mutants, monsters and creepy creatures. Lots of mysteries to unravel, secrets to discover and levels to explore.

Chroma Quaternion — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Windows

In a world with four kingdoms, each colored by a season, where roles are granted by the Quadeities, strange happenings suddenly threaten the peace there. A quest begins to find each one's calling in this intrigued fate and journey through the kingdoms to get to the bottom of the mystery!

Make use of up to three roles per character to enjoy the variety in skills, effects and even costumes. In turn-based battles you can charge special orbs to use Act Over and launch up to four continuous actions. It's fun just to watch the charm of pixel arts in this fantasy JRPG!

Flowing Lights — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One

Flowing Lights is an Arcade Puzzle Shooter. Each fight is a puzzle. Attack and... Fail! ...Think back... try again! Got it? Improve with each try, there is always a smarter way to win!

Hood: Outlaws & Legends — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One

In a violent, medieval world, outplay rival gangs in intense PvPvE multiplayer heists. Moving in stealth to steal treasures unseen or dominating through loud and brutal combat, only the best will escape with hard-earned riches.

Infestor — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One

Welcome to Human Colony 31-5B! Playing Infestor you are a cute little green space alien invading your way across the colony. However since there are many physical obstacles in your way, you must gain control of the human inhabitants and use their powerful bodies to perform tasks that are beyond your tiny stature.

Jump high, push heavy crates, avoid pointy spikes, gun turrets, and other hazards in each brain-teasing level as you snatch bodies of the human race one at a time. How far can you take the colony conquest as you progress through 70 challenging levels?

Features
* Be a little green body-snatching alien
* 70 tricky platform puzzle levels
* Classic pixel game style graphics and sound

Kursk — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One

You assume the role of a spy who finds way on the Russian nuclear submarine K-141 Kursk. Your task is to collect secret information about the revolutionary Shkval supercavitating torpedoes. While trying to complete your mission, you become witness to the dramatic events which shook the world at that time.

LIVE THE HISTORY
Experience the history of the fateful voyage of K-141 KURSK that ended at the bottom of Barents Sea.

THE WORLD OF 2000
See through the first person perspective the fascinating world of 2000’s Moscow, Vidyayevo and the extremely detailed Oscar II-class submarine.

INTELLIGENCE OPERATIVE
Walk the fine line between gathering secret information, getting to know important people and getting caught spying.

DECISIONS
Get to know the crew of Kursk submarine, maintain important relationships and make decisions that have a long-lasting impact.

Nongunz: Doppelganger Edition — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One

Nongunz is a nihilistic action-platformer roguelike.

Obscure in both gameplay and theme, it’s a riddle that demands sacrifice.

Rebuilt from the ground-up, the Doppelganger Edition is a remastered version of the original, never previously released on console, and features two all-new modes: Arena and Local Co-op.

Resident Evil Village — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One

Experience survival horror like never before in the 8th major installment in the Resident Evil franchise - Resident Evil Village. With detailed graphics, intense first-person action and masterful storytelling, the terror has never felt more realistic.
Sean Carey
Written by Sean Carey
Hey, I’m Sean! I joined both TrueAchievements and TrueTrophies as a staff writer in 2019. I’m a big fan of the Metal Gear Solid series and love a good narrative adventure. Most evenings you’ll find me failing to get a win in Call of Duty: Warzone.