A whopping 22 games launch for Xbox next week, and while there aren't any big-name releases per se, there are still a bunch of interesting titles on the way, including Aragami 2, Skatebird, and Tails of Iron.
Two games next week are launching straight into Xbox Game Pass. Both Aragami 2 and Skatebird will be available to play on day one of their release dates with the service. Aragami 2 is a third-person stealth game where you play as an assassin who can control shadows, while Skatebird is a skateboarding game that will have you popping ollies and some achievements but as a cute bird.
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!
Flaskoman — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One
Flaskoman is a puzzle platformer in a steampunk laboratory. Use mysterious liquids to activate lab mechanism and your abilities. Pass the test chambers and achieve freedom!
Arkan: The dog adventurer — Xbox Series X|S
A unique explosive mixture of platformer and arkanoid! Hit the ball! Move around, jump! Smash the bricks! Destroy the enemies! Destroy everything destroyable!
Catlateral Damage: Remeowstered — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One
The premier first-person destructive house cat simulator is back with a vengeance! Play as a mischievous cat, swat your human's possessions onto the floor, scratch up curtains, smash precious keepsakes, and show your owner who's boss.
Dustwind - The Last Resort — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One
Roam a post-apocalyptic world as a nameless heroine and fight for your survival in the desolate Wastelands! Experience the moving single-player campaign in the real-time tactical action game Dustwind - The Last Resort. Find weapons, develop your character, defend yourself against looters and become the Wastelands’ new leader!
Flynn: Son of Crimson — Xbox One
Merek's Market — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One
Merek’s Market is a chaotic crafting game about running a medieval shop. Take ownership of Merek’s Market as you haggle, barter and craft your way through a comical single player campaign or team up with friends to supply the whole town.
Mr. Pumpkin 2: Kowloon Walled City — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One
Mr. Pumpkin 2: Kowloon Walled City is a sequel to the Mr. Pumpkin franchise. Our protagonist, an insignificant guy with a pumpkin head, will explore the Kowloon Walled City of Hong Kong, and witness the stories happening within these walls. The plot is set in the historical sites of Hong Kong, and is a tribute to the golden age of Hong Kong films.
Omen of Sorrow — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One
Monsters of classic horror and mythology clash to take back the night!
In a hidden underworld ruled by creatures of the night, a new terror has awakened! Omen of Sorrow brings monsters of horror, literature and mythology together for a fighting game experience unlike any other. Inspired by numerous arcade classics but offering its own unique innovations and mature aesthetics, Omen of Sorrow positively bleeds style!
Featuring a roster inspired by such icons as Frankenstein’s monster and Egyptian high priest Imhotep, this traditional 4-button fighting game rewards or punishes players based on how aggressive their playstyle is, putting a skill-centric spin on combat while keeping the experience accessible to newcomers. Powered by Unreal Engine 4, Omen of Sorrow’s 2.5D brawling spans a multitude of detailed locations with handcrafted animations and cinematic finishers, all set to a masterful soundtrack by composer Francisco Cerda.
As a special addition to this updated release for Xbox One, the previously downloadable bloody countess Erzsébet now joins the main roster, alongside a massive blood dragon at her command. With a dozen vicious combatants at your command, who will you lead to victory, and who will fall to your bloodlust?
Titan Chaser — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One
Titan Chaser is a surreal driving and walking experience, where your job is to scout giant creatures and use the light to drive them off without fighting or killing.
I Am Fish — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One
I Am Fish is a charming, physics-based adventure starring four intrepid fish friends, forcibly separated from their home in a pet shop fish tank. Swim, fly, roll and chomp your way to the open ocean in a bid for freedom and to re-unite once again.
Rift Adventure — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One
Rift Adventure is a pixelart platform in a magical world full of adventures and with a functional tax system, it is up to the player, to walk beyond his own future as an adventurer, the future of the city's development.
SkateBIRD — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Windows
Grind on bendy straws, kick-flip over staplers, and carve killer lines through cardboard and sticky tape parks. Above all else, skate birds try their best!
The Amazing American Circus — Xbox One
Apsulov: End of Gods — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One
The humans dug deep below the earth to find the mercy of the gods. What they found was never meant to reach the surface. Not on Midgard, nor any of Yggdrasil’s realms.
You wake in a facility built to research the worlds of Yggdrasil. Survive lurking dangers as you journey through a world of technology and mythological artifacts, where chaos rules over the human realm. It is in this chaos that you find your purpose and destiny.
Aragami 2 — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One
Aragami 2 is a third person stealth game where you play as an assassin with the power to control the shadows. You are one of the last elite warriors of your kin, the Aragami. Victims of a supernatural affliction which corrodes the body and devours the mind, the Aragami control Shadow Essence - a mystical power which grants the ability to control the shadows. With this power the Aragami carry out their tasks and quests - assignments made all along the valley to ensure the subsistence of the village and to free the Aragami enslaved by the invader armies.
Dojoran — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One
Life is not as easy and simple as it seemed in your childhood.
To survive in a world full of dangers, you must go through the difficult ninja training of frogs using secret techniques created by your ancestors.
To accomplish this, you’ll need to use apples to perform a double jump in different ways than usual. Each death is an apprenticeship to improve reflexes and control the character.
* 28 unique stages with platform challenges in gradual difficulty
* Precise and extremely simple controls
* Pixelated graphics in 1-bit
* Checkpoints and infinite lives
* Different ways to use the main mechanics
Earth Marines — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One
Earth Marines is a new game by HugePixel and Diedemor Studio. It’s an action-packed run-and-gun shooter full of zombies and brutal gunfights. Special task force from Earth has to eradicate the zombie threat — that’s why they come heavily packed, but in a few numbers. Your main objective is to kill zombie hordes, wipe out infected areas and destroy the sources of deadly virus capable of reanimating dead people.
This title shows great gameplay to the fans of old school shoot-em-ups with retro graphics and fluid gunplay. You will love smashing your way through dozens of different enemies as a brutal and unforgivable eradicator. Becoming Earth Marine means a big effort to act as a true zombie slayer. Are you up for a challenge?
Fin and the Ancient Mystery — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One
Join big-eared Fin on a journey across ten magic platform worlds to destroy six huge bosses, master magic, and save the world. You are the one with the strength to succeed!
Fin must unravel the mysteries of the Clan and find hidden crystal artifacts to protect the world from the ancient Destroyer.
The hero will face everything - from tragedy and betrayal to new friends and an incredible adventure! Fin cannot tell his friends and his foes apart until he meets them himself.
This 2D adventure game will give you a chance both to brandish a sword and put your brain to good use. Not only will you have to fight for dear life, but also solve entertaining puzzles to stay alive!
You will ecounter interesting quests, and it will take all your wits to get to the next Metroidvania level. Don't forget to grind some levels to be stronger and tougher!
- Use your SWORD AND MAGIC to defeat the enemies.
- JUMP and run to dodge attacks and traps.
- Fight UNUSUAL and dangerous enemies - a VARIETY of monsters and even machines!
- Find the WEAK SPOT OF EVERY BOSS and vanquish them!
- Collect all the TREASURERS scattered along METROIDVANIA!
- GRIND by defeating treacherous enemies. Experience is invaluable and will make you both a great swordsman and a skilled magician!
- Travel across BREATHTAKING levels: icy permafrost, sandy desert, green tropics, dungeons, ruins and the world beyond time.
- The platformer's stages are filled with obstacles and VARIOUS TRAPS which fly, spin, shoot and strike at you in every possible way.
- EXPLORE the platformer levels and search SECRET ROOMS to pick up bottles with magic potions. Potions will help you to become even stronger!
- INVESTIGATE all the items that come into your paws. Remember that even a harmless wooden barrel can hide SECRETS.
- Solve PUZZLES to find hidden artifacts.
Murder Diaries — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One
Figure out what happened, explore fascinating yet almost surreal landscapes and enjoy the thrilling storytelling. Collect pieces of the story while freely floating through related environments and immerse yourself into an intriguing story filled with blood and murder unlike you have ever seen before.
Nexomon — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One
Get ready to explore a world where you can catch, evolve and collect over 300 unique Nexomon! Embark on an epic journey and build your ultimate team to take on powerful tamers and their fearsome Nexomon.
Tails Of Iron — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One
Tails of Iron is an epic RPG Adventure with punishingly brutal combat. As Redgi, heir to the Rat Throne, you must embark on a perilous quest to reclaim your Kingdom. Explore a deceivingly charming world. Assemble a band of brave companions. Banish the merciless Frog clan... once and for all!
Zombie Watch — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One
Top-down survival game in a post-apocalyptic world, where you are going to encounter numerous zombies and wildlife. Gather, mine, scavenge for resources and build a self-sustaining base with defenses to fend off the incoming zombie hordes.Which of these games are you most excited for? Let us know down in the comments!