Xbox game releases — September 27th to October 3rd

By Sean Carey,
Next week is a busy one! A total of 39 games are making their way to the Xbox platform, including the two big football titles, FIFA 22 and Konami's eFootball, survival horror RPG Chernobylite, and a bunch of new Xbox Game Pass games.

Arguably the two biggest games coming next week are FIFA 22 and eFootball, with Konami launching its new free-to-play, live service football title on September 30th — the day before EA's FIFA 22 sees its release. On September 28th, we've got the delayed survival horror RPG Chernoblyite, which has you exploring Chernobyl's exclusion zone in search of your fiancee who disappeared 30 years ago, and on the Xbox Game Pass front, Dandy Ace, Lemnis Gate, Astria Ascending, and Unsighted all join the Game Pass library.

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!

September 28th

Alchemic Cutie — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One


Alchemic Cutie is a wholesome relaxing RPG set on colourful Wimba Island. While taming wild jellies, you'll meet villagers, enter jelly competitions and uncover the secrets of the island.

Wimba Island is a huge place with plenty to do. From exploring secret locations to discovering new Jellies scattered all over the island. As the seasons change, so does the island with new areas, different Jellies and items appearing.

Enjoy an engaging Jelly raising system, where each Jelly has uniquely generated stats, traits and over 4000 visual styles. You will be able to tame, breed, and raise the perfect jelly companion and take it with you on adventures.

Befriend a village of goofy, fun, and sometimes complicated characters. Help them by completing quests or just hang out, mingle and get to know them. Who knows...maybe some might be hiding something...

With the use of your flute and a bit of alchemy, you'll gain the ability to create special items with powerful effects. Or even morph different items into something rare and powerful.

With your proudly raised Jellies take part in thrilling competitions against other villagers for the chance of winning medals.

Features
A whole island ready to explore that changes with the seasons
Over 4000 possible Jellies with lots of items to find and quests to do
Befriend a village of cute, odd and wholesome characters
Engaging Jelly raising and alchemy systems for you to master
Fun jelly competitions to win medals

Chernobylite — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One


Chernobylite is a sci-fi survival horror RPG with challenging combat and a unique crafting mechanic. Set in the hyper-realistic, 3D-scanned wasteland of Chernobyl's Exclusion Zone, explore a non-linear storyline in your search to uncover the truth.

ConnecTank — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One


ConnecTank is an action game for 1 to 4 players where you step inside a big honking tank. Link conveyor belts together, craft ammo, and put out fires as you battle rival tanks to help Finneas Fat Cat deliver packages. Build new tanks and take jobs in a changing world.

Dandy Ace — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One


Harvest Moon: One World — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One


A Harvest Moon with Global Appeal!

Trek across beaches, the desert, and even a volcano in the latest entry into the long-running Harvest Moon series! The Harvest Goddess has gone missing, and it's up to you to help bring her back! Along the way, you'll come across cows, sheep, camels, and even reindeer! Dig in, because in this game, the world is literally your oyster!

Before the Harvest Goddess disappeared from this world, she imbued the tiny Harvest Wisps with the knowledge of various seeds, thus ensuring the various fruits and vegetables of the world would not be lost. Using the power given to these Harvest Wisps, you'll unlock various seeds as you progress through the game! But the Harvest Wisps can be tricky to find, as they all appear at different times and places. You'll need to use your noggin to make sure to seek as many as you can of them out!

• Set off on an adventure around the world to revive the Harvest Goddess!
• Explore 5 unique and colorful areas: the sprawling grasslands of Calisson, the gorgeous beaches of Halo Halo, the searing desert heat of Pastilla, the cozy hills of Lebkuchen, and the snowy mountains of Salmiakki!
• Play as a boy or a girl and woo one of 5 bachelors and 5 bachelorettes, each with their own unique personality and backstory!
• Raise and keep animals such as cows, sheep, goats, and even reindeer!
• Use your Expando-Farm to easily travel from one area to another!

In Sound Mind — Xbox Series X|S


As you awake in the corridors of an inexplicable building, you find the environment takes on a life of its own and leads you to discover a series of victims, all exposed to the same experimental chemical. In your search for answers, bizarre visions emerge and introduce a host of imposing horrors…and a cat named Tonia.

Lemnis Gate — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One


Lemnis Gate is the revolutionary turn-based combat strategy FPS taking place in a time loop. Master the unique abilities of powerful deep-space operatives and compete in mind-bending four-dimensional battles.

Lemnis Gate (Windows) — Windows


Lemnis Gate is the revolutionary turn-based combat strategy FPS taking place in a time loop. Master the unique abilities of powerful deep-space operatives and compete in mind-bending four-dimensional battles.

Obsurity — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One

Obsurity

Obsurity swept the whole of Ahn'koval. Eternal darkness and pain is all that we have.
Obsurity - Atmospheric action with puzzles and two playable characters.
The story tells about the fate of a knight exile and a young treasure seeker.
One interconnecting tale of suffering and sacrifice.

Obsurity (Windows) — Windows

Obsurity

Obsurity swept the whole of Ahn'koval. Eternal darkness and pain is all that we have.
Obsurity - Atmospheric action with puzzles and two playable characters.
The story tells about the fate of a knight exile and a young treasure seeker.
One interconnecting tale of suffering and sacrifice.

Shiro — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One

Shiro

Holo and Shiro are twin sisters who travel the world since childhood in search of adventure. Once they were attacked by the evil witch Satella and took Shiro to her gloomy cave. Now Holo has to find his sister.

Help Holo find her sister. Overcome a dense forest, an ancient temple, dangerous dungeons and destroy enemies in this pixelated adventure platformer!

September 29th

A Juggler's Tale — Xbox One


Centipede: Recharged — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One


Blast bugs and chase high scores in this glorious revival of an old-school classic, all while jamming to a heart-pounding original score by Megan McDuffee. Play solo or tag in a friend for local co-op across 30 unique challenges or the endless arcade mode.

Creepy Tale — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Windows


Find out the dark story that befell the once-calm and peaceful forest, turning it into a terrifying place filled with otherworldly evil. Solve the secrets of the forest and save your brother!

Insurgency: Sandstorm — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One


Pre-order now to receive two bonus skin packs: the Warlord Gear Set and the Peacemaker Gear Set!

Battle in the war-torn environments of a contemporary conflict through a series of intense co-op and PvP multiplayer modes. Feel every bullet and fear every impact in fierce close quarters combat as your team fights toward victory.

Skeletal Avenger — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One


Guide a skull-chucking skeletal warrior on a quest for vengeance. Skeletal Avenger is a hack'n'slash where you'll build a new playstyle with perks each run. The ultimate goal is revenge, but first you need to master deadly tools and learn to defeat peculiar enemies.

September 30th

Aeon Drive — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One


Rush through the cyberpunk landscapes of Neo Barcelona in Aeon Drive, an action-platformer with a speedrunning twist! Whether solo or with up to 4 friends, sprint and dash through many areas of the neon-infused city - and use your time and space-bending abilities to get ahead.

AlphaLink — Xbox One, Windows


AlphaLink is a new multiplayer shooter based off the Kova sci-fi back story. Compete in local or online PVP matches, talk to NPCs in the hub about lore and upcoming events, customize your character, and take part in the global faction leaderboard! AlphaLink will continuously live with new updates giving fresh new features!

Astria Ascending — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One


As one of the Fated Eight, explore the world of Orcanon where twelve ancient beasts dwell, and fight against your destiny to save the world in this hand-drawn, turn-based RPG

Demon Skin — Xbox One


Doctor Who: The Edge of Reality — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One


eFootball — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One


ExZeus: The Complete Collection — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One


Ultra high-tech fighting robots are humanity's last defense to repel alien forces who will stop at nothing to wipe our civilization from existence! Blast those aliens back to where they came from in these two action-focused high-flying 3D arcade style rail shooters!

Gearshifters — Xbox One


Hot Wheels Unleashed — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One


Immortal Legacy: The Jade Cipher — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One


In order to explore the mystery of his past, TYRE, the former special forces soldier with a special constitution, came to Yingzhou Isle which was located in the legendary Dragon Triangle area. After being attacked by mysterious creatures, the plane that TYRE took crashed and he lost contact with his companions. He found a lot of traces of human activity on the island that had been believed inaccessible. While exploring the terrible secrets behind anomalies despite unpredictable threats, he gradually unfolds the mysterious origins of an ancient Chinese legend. A breathtaking adventure begins here.

Melty Blood: Type Lumina — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One


* This set contains both the MELTY BLOOD: TYPE LUMINA game as well as the MELTY BLOOD ARCHIVES content. Please be careful not to purchase multiple copies of the same item.

Early Purchase Bonuses:
- Additional Content: Arcueid Round Announcements
These bonuses will be available to download for free until October 27th.
Customers who purchase the game after October 27th will be able to get the bonus content as paid DLC.

Game Details
Melty Blood is reborn.
This is the latest addition to the series of 2D fighting games based on TYPE-MOON's visual romance novel, Tsukihime.
The curtain rises once more on dramatic battles played out with familiar characters from Tsukihime -A piece of blue glass moon-.

◆ All-New Stories, Visuals, & Characters
Explore an all-new MELTY BLOOD world from scenario writer Kinoko Nasu, based on the events of Tsukihime -A piece of blue glass moon-.
Unique story events for each character give each playthrough its own feel, adding to the overall experience.
Visuals have been updated with HD graphics, and include animation sequences by A-1 Pictures for special attacks.
Dialog is fully voiced and will change depending on which characters are brought into battle, giving more insight into the characters' interpersonal relationships.

◆ Iconic Battle Systems
Use characteristic Melty Blood mechanics such as Aerial Combos, Shields, Magic Circuits, Arc Drives, and Last Arcs, as well as a few new powerful techniques under the Moon Skill system. On top of that, an all-new simple control system has been implemented to make the intense battles a little more manageable, while also maintaining a balance which will allow both seasoned veterans and new players alike to fully enjoy the world of Melty Blood.

◆ Rich Customization & Gallery Feature
Customize your title, profile icon, and character outfits for battle. They can even be used in online matches!
Collect visuals, opening cinematics, music tracks, voices, pixel art, and more in the gallery. You'll even be able to take a look at guest illustrations created by artists connected to TYPE-MOON titles.

The Eternal Cylinder — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One


In The Eternal Cylinder, players control a herd of adorable creatures called Trebhums and must explore a strange alien world filled with exotic lifeforms and surreal environments. All whilst the constant threat of the Cylinder, a gargantuan rolling structure of ancient origin which crushes everything in its path, looms. In this unique alien ecosystem, real-time world destruction, animal AI, organic exploration, and puzzle design all combine to deliver an unforgettable adventure.

Your Trebhums begin at the bottom of the food chain, but can mutate and evolve new physical attributes and abilities by eating a variety of flora and fauna. Discover and evolve dozens of mutations, including new traversal skills, like flying and swimming to reach new areas, and new senses to help overcome puzzles and dangers. Your many Trebhums can all have different mutations, empowering you to create a unique herd. Each mutation will also change the physical look of a Trebhum, and combining these will generate surprising new creature designs which players will be able to organically discover as they explore this diverse alien world.

Toy Soldiers HD — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One



Underland — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One


Use the elements at your disposal, such as excavators, pumps, plumbing, among others, to drill the soil to the indicated location. The dynamic scenario, fluid mechanics and the laws of physics must be manipulated correctly to achieve the goal. Find the city of Underland!

"The astronauts who set out in search of a new habitable planet have just returned from their failed mission. However, the Earth's surface is no longer habitable and they discover that the remaining population now lives underground. The supposed path there is buried and the only alternative is to dig and dig into the underground city."

At each stage, the player must use the elements available in the environment.

Use excavators, pumps, pipes, cannons, drones and dynamic platforms to reach the next elevator. There are few ways to get there, so the player must combine the direction of the path with the physics of the elements to succeed. Thus, each scenario is a big puzzle that must be solved to reach the end of the journey.

UNSIGHTED — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Windows


After a long war with the humans, the few androids that remain in Arcadia are running out of Anima, the energy that gives all robots consciousness.

It's up to you, Alma, to find a way to recover your memories and save your friends from becoming UNSIGHTED. Explore the vast ruins of Arcadia, using every tool you can find. Time is ticking. They need you, Alma.

Xuan-Yuan Sword VII — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One


Journey through a fantastical reimagining of ancient China in this 3D action RPG!

Xuan Yuan Sword 7 is an action RPG with frenetic real-time combat, visceral 3D presentation and a rich cinematic narrative. It is a celebration of ancient China's landscape, civilization and culture, infused with the mystique of its own legends in stark contrast to anachronistic technological designs. It is a world that is both familiar and mysterious, one of both science and spirituality, one that is waiting to be explored.

Take the role of the calm and reliable swordsman Taishi Zhao as he fights to protect his family and uncover the truth of a blight threatens all of China. With a story deeply rooted in ancient Chinese history and mythology, Xuan Yuan Sword 7 reimagines both as one fantastical and chaotic realm under the governance of a new Xin Dynasty.

Near the end of Western Han rule, the powerful prime minister of China superseded his Emperor, promising an era of peace and prosperity. But ten years later, that promise has never been fulfilled. Instead, a decade of war and famine has left China in ruin, and its salvation seems to lie in the hands of a Mohist swordsman who gains control of a fabled artifact called the Elysium Scroll. Can the science-seeking Mohists revive their former glory, or will they fade into the pages of forgotten history?

October 1st

Asdivine Saga — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Windows


In a world facing a sudden war, a mercenary by the name of Vyse finds himself seeking to uncover the evil machinations operating behind the scenes. Joined by a pair of royal princesses and shinobi, does success lie in the cards for this unlikely band of adventurers when danger seems to lurk at every turn...?!

Master the art of throwing and level monsters to the dust! Get powerful support from spirits that can be equipped to enhance magic, and upgrade weapons and synthesize rings to power up in battle. You can even get special endings by building up trust with other characters, and take on the strongest at the battle arena to enjoy this fantasy RPG in its entirety.

Blaze and the Monster Machines: Axle City Racers — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One


On your marks, get ready to race with Blaze, Pickle, Crusher, and more Monster Machine friends! From Axle City to the Monster Dome, the world of Blaze is yours to explore. Race at blazing speed for the championship or play with up to 4-players in split-screen mode!  

FIFA 22 — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One


PRE-ORDER* FIFA 22 Standard Edition and receive:

- TOTW 1 Player
- Kylian Mbappé Loan Item, for 5 FUT matches
- FUT Ambassador Loan Player Pick, for 3 FUT matches
- Career Mode Homegrown Talent, local youth prospect with world-class potential

FIFA 22 — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One


PRE-ORDER* FIFA 22 Standard Edition and receive:

- FUT 22 TOTW 1 Player
- Kylian Mbappé Loan Item, for 5 FUT matches
- FUT Ambassador Loan Player Pick, for 3 FUT matches
- Career Mode Homegrown Talent, local youth prospect with world-class potential

Space Revenge — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One

Space Revenge

Space Revenge is an action-exploration game. With a top down perspective, twin stick controls and a sci-fi mood to explore the enemy base full of dangers. Embark in this adventure and hunt down the responsible of your fathers dead. The only way is REVENGE!

Takorita Meets Fries — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One

Takorita Meets Fries Xbox

In the Tako Kingdom deep under the sea, soup is the only mundane meal everybody eats. But Princess Takorita is deeply dissatisfied with this, and she demands a tasty new dish to spice up her life.

She decides to venture up to the land, where the culture is different and surprising. Once there, she has her fated encounter with the french fries!

Princess Takorita continues her adventure to make the fries more and more tasty!

Features
* Diverse, animated characters.
* Animated interfaces.
* 4 routes, 3 endings with 1 bonus epilogue.
* Light romance options including yuri and BL.
* Fries pictures everywhere!

UnMetal — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One


You play as Jesse Fox who finds himself imprisoned in a covert military base where he was arrested for a crime he didn't commit. Jesse must now escape using his dry wits, quick words, improvised skills, arsenal of warfare, violent explosives, MacGuyvered gadgets, and an elaborate explanation of how it all went down. If that all fails, he'll use his fists.
Which of these will you be playing next week? Let us know in the comments!
Sean Carey
Written by Sean Carey
Sean graduated from Southampton Solent University with a first-class honours degree in Journalism, which he uses to keep TrueAchievements and TrueTrophies topped up with gaming and industry news. When not scouring the web for the latest big story, you’ll find him tearing up the streets in Forza Horizon 5, or failing miserably in Call of Duty: Warzone.