We hope you've got some space in that backlog of yours as 13 new Xbox games launch next week, including Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin and Tunic!
The most notable release next week is of course Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin, which launches on Friday, March 18th. If Final Fantasy isn't your thing then perhaps a cute action-adventure game with a fox protagonist is more your bag? The Zelda-inspired Tunic launches on Wednesday, March 16th.
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!
Dawn of the Monsters — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One
The cataclysmic battle between giant monsters has begun in this manga-inspired, side-scrolling, kaiju beat-'em-up! Titanic creatures known as Nephilim have invaded Earth, and the only hope of stopping them is DAWN (Defense Alliance Worldwide Network), which unleashes its own colossal combatants to defend against the enemy hordes! Take control of four hulking behemoths – Megadon, Aegis Prime, Tempest Galahad, and Ganira – each with distinct abilities and play styles, and smash your way through destructible real-world environments spanning more than 35 missions! Power up with DNA augments, crush foes with devastating Rage Attacks and brutal Executions, and team up with a friend for 2-player co-op action! You are the planet's last line of defense...but will that be enough for mankind to survive the Dawn of the Monsters!?
-Four unique, monstrous playable characters: Megadon, Ganira, Aegis Prime, and Tempest Galahad
-Earth-shattering monster-against-monster one- or two-player co-op beat-'em-up action
-Fully destructible cities based on real-world locations
-Brutal Rage abilities, devastating Cataclysm Attacks, and merciless finishing moves
-Fierce bosses and dozens of different enemy types
-Customize your monsters with DNA augments!
Phantom Breaker: Omnia — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One
Phantom Breaker Omnia is a fast-paced 2D anime fighting game that features 20 unique characters, pitted against one another to make their greatest wishes come true. The ability to choose between 3 fighting styles will appeal to seasoned gamers while making the game accessible to newcomers.
The Mooseman — Xbox Series X|S
You are the Mooseman and you have the ability to see all that is hidden to the mortal eye. You are about to visit three layers of this universe - the first one is the Lower World where the spirits of the dead reside.
Welcome to the mysterious world of ancient myth, based on finno-ugric culture of bygone pagan times.
The Wanderer: Frankenstein's Creature — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One
Play as the Creature, a wanderer without memory or past, a virgin spirit in a completely fabricated body. To forge the destiny of this artificial being who is ignorant of both Good and Evil, you will have to explore the vast world and experience joy and sorrow.Dr. Frankenstein's founding myth is once again revealed in all its glory through the innocent eyes of his creature. A thousand miles from the horror stories, here is a sensitive wander in the shoes of a pop icon.
Tunic — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One
Wife Quest — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One
Punish the naughty monster girls who keep stealing your husband!
In humorous and often naughty action platformer Wife Quest, you’ll take the role of charismatic former warrior Mia as she sets off to battle the seductive monster girls who keep kidnapping her beloved husband Fernando! Explore the lands surrounding your marital home in vibrant side-scrolling pixel art style, slashing through enemies and fearlessly navigating a wide variety of hazardous environments.
With each enemy boss she takes down, Mia gains new abilities to help her overcome the trials ahead. From goblins and witches to slimes and more, Mia will have plenty of monster girls to punish along the way, each with unique animations! There’s also an equipment shop, mini-games, gallery images to unlock and additional modes to discover that reward you with new skins for Mia. Will you help Mia defeat the dark elf Morganna and reunite her with Fernando?
Wordbreaker by POWGI — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One
Wordbreaker is a code-breaking game using letters. Each word’ll tell you which letters are used, and which are in the correct place.
Your reward for solving each puzzle is a terrible joke!
Curious Expedition 2 — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One
Curious Expedition 2 is a turn-based narrative roguelike set in a reimagined version of the late 19th century that uses procedural gameplay and story elements to create completely unique and epic adventures every time you play.
Monster Energy Supercross - The Official Videogame 5 — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One
Pre-order Monster Energy Supercross - The Official Videogame 5 and you will get the Customization Pack Ice Blizzard, which includes cool items to bundle up your bikes and riders.
Inukari - Chase of Deception — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One
At a time when people have stopped respecting wildlife, bad things have begun to happen in the world. But someone has lit the small candle in your shrine, so they’re calling you! Restore the order, peace and connect people back with nature, you are their last hope.
FOLLOW THE OLD WAYS
Inukari: Chase of Deception offers a classic retro platforming experience. Jump and run through levels, elusive like a wind, collect goodies and fight enemies & bosses. Action is smooth and dynamic. Be faster and faster!
The adventure comes to life in a stylish way thanks to detailed pixel art visuals and original 8-bit music including classic sounds with a little, modern touch. Immerse yourself in the world that will delight you with its artistic vision.
You know what to do. Act before it’s too late!
Royal Frontier — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One
The wagons are packed and an eager group of settlers are ready to head out.
But the journey is full of dangers. Treacherous terrain, savage bandits and ancient monsters have been the end of many settlers. So they turn to you to protect them.
Choose your party, move across the map like a board game, and battle monsters.
The combat is a nuanced mix of turn-based and time-based approach, with attacks, specials and items make each encounter unique.
* Unlock characters and power ups for your next trip
* Use the gold to buy weapons and equipment
* Take decisions that can help or hurt your party
* Turn-based and time-based combat
* Choose your road wisely
Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One
(Valid until 11:59 p.m. on March 17, 2022)
• 72-hour early access: Start playing from 12:00 a.m. on March 15
• Braveheart weapon and Lustrous Shield
(Valid until 11:59 p.m. on April 18, 2022)
• Rebellion weapon
*Players who pre-order will also receive the early-purchase bonus Rebellion weapon.
About the Game
With the memory of their struggle buried deep in their hearts...
In this hard-core action RPG, Jack must hazard numerous challenges to bring the light of the crystals back to Cornelia, a kingdom conquered by darkness. Will restoring the crystals' light usher in peace or a new form of darkness? ...Or perhaps something else entirely?
*This product is the standard edition. All contents of the standard edition are also included in the Digital Deluxe Edition, which is a separate product.
*Xbox Live Gold (subscription sold separately) is required to use online multiplayer features.
Who Pressed Mute on Uncle Marcus? — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Windows
An eccentric FMV murder mystery with a twist: someone has poisoned Uncle Marcus. Uncover the truth in the yearly family quiz and try to save him before it is too late.