Xbox game releases — July 11th to 17th

By Sean Carey,

Next week 17 new games launch for Xbox, including Escape Academy, PowerWash Simulator, Musynx, DC League of Super Pets: The Adventures of Krypto and Ace, and more.

In terms of notable releases, it's a little sparse next week. Xbox Game Pass gets two new additions on July 14th: Escape Academy and PowerWash Simulator. Then on July 15th, we have what looks to be a quick completion and one for the kids, DC League of Super Pets: The Adventures of Krypto and Ace.

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!

July 12th

Krut: The Mythic Wings — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One

Time on Frog Island — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One

Cast away on an island paradise complete with a cast of friendly frogs. Enjoy sandbox island life and explore at your own pace, solving sticky situations for your new friends and trading your way to fixing your ship!
July 13th

Rayland — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One

Redirect the course of a light beam across tricky isometric puzzle stages!

The inhabitants of Rayland use the energy from the Domus to survive, and to transport this energy they use a Reflectus, a type of equipment that reflects the rays to other Domus. Your mission is to help the inhabitants of Rayland to transport the energy of the Domus through the various lands contained in the path. For this, you must correctly position the Reflectus and rotate them so the energy rays reach the necessary Domus.

Rayland features a variety of brain teasers about reflecting a beam of light around an isometric playfield from one point to another. The emitter and receiver are stationary, and it’s your task to reposition mirror-like reflector panels to direct the course of the beam. Gameplay is simple, but the challenge is increasingly high. Do you have what it takes to clear them all?

The Tale of Bistun — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One

The Tale of Bistun is a story-driven action-adventure game inspired by the famous Persian tragic romance “Khosrow and Shirin”. A stone carver with no memory of who he must traverse blighted lands to discover his identity and the source of a pleading, strangely familiar whisper.
July 14th

Azure Striker GUNVOLT 2 — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One

The ultra-refined 2D side-scrolling action you remember from "Azure Striker Gunvolt" is recharged and better than ever!

In Gunvolt 2, series anti-hero Copen joins the fray as a playable character! Copy abilities from defeated boss characters and use them as your own!

Escape Academy — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One

You've just arrived at Escape Academy, a school where promising students train to become the ultimate Escape Room Master.

Play over a dozen masterfully hand crafted rooms, designed by experienced experts in the field of REAL LIFE escape rooms.

Experience the entirety of Escape Academy alone in single player OR through two player co-operative play. Available in local or online splitscreen.

Explore the campus of Escape Academy and get to know the faculty, a colorful cast of characters, each an expert in the art of Escape. And some with secrets yet to be uncovered...

Mothmen 1966 — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One

Mothmen 1966 is the first in a new series of interactive adventures: Pixel Pulps. Created by novelist Nico Saraintaris and artist Fernando Martinez Ruppel, Pixel Pulps are a fusion of exceptional writing and stunning illustration, inspired by mid-20th century pulp fiction and 80s home computer graphics. The first volume comprises three games: Mothmen 1966, Varney Lake, and Bahnsen Knights.

MUSYNX — Xbox Series X|S, Windows

Indie rhythm game MUSYNX now on Xbox Series! Real "KEY" Sound System, Classic Gameplay, Unique Visual Themes and Constant Music Updates! MUSYNX is waiting for you!

PowerWash Simulator — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One

Spidersaurs — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One

The nightmarish dinosaur-spider hybrids known as Spidersaurs have run amok! Armed with an arsenal of awesome weapons, it's up to you (and a friend in co-op mode) to shoot your way through six levels of ferocious run-’n’-gun mayhem and send these mutant monstrosities back to the stone age.

Superola Champion Edition — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One

A challenging runner-style platforming adventure, in which you’ll have to guide a burger loving llama in its quest to defeat the Hotdog Aliens and recover the stolen hamburgers... before they get cold!
July 15th

DC League of Super Pets: The Adventures of Krypto and Ace — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One

Suit up as super-dogs Krypto and Ace to uncover Lex Luthor’s plot to pet-nap Metropolis’ strays. Soar through the skies, unleash your special abilities and protect the streets of Metropolis from Lex’s plans and bring the evil LexBots to heel.

DreadOut 2 — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One

DreadOut 2 is a third-person horror adventure that draws inspiration from Indonesian folklore and urban legend. Play as Linda Meillinda, a high school student with a supernatural power – the ability to sense and see ghosts.

Gum+ — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One

Enjoy the thrill of solving difficult puzzles and save the world at the same time. Avoid pitfalls, bombs, spikes, and crumbling floors. Set off on a mind bending journey.

Running on Magic — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One

Woosh! Get ready to flee! Welcome to Running on Magic, a forced-scroll platformer where a quirky wizard is being chased by a tireless Grim Reaper. Hurry through procedurally-generated mindfully drawn environments as you defeat unalike enemies. Don’t let the Grim Reaper get to you!

Shred! Remastered — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One

Bust out sick tricks and gnarly combos in over 30 courses inspired by Mountain Bike culture, hand crafted by a solo Dev who lives and breathes Mountain Biking!

Toree's 3D Platformer Collection — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One

Toree and his friends invite you to jump through four colourful and varied 3d platformer games. Toree's 3D Platformer Collection includes the following four titles: Toree 3D (incl. Toree Jumbled Jam extra levels), Toree 2 (incl. winter-themed extra levels), Macbat 64 and Regina & Mac.

These four games represent a variety of playstyles from arcade-style high-speed platforming in Toree 2 to precise collection-based platforming in Regina & Mac.
Sean Carey
Written by Sean Carey
Avid Xbox and achievement fan, Sean has committed to playing the best RPGs, racing games, and first-person shooters Xbox Game Pass and his precious free time will allow. Prior to joining TrueAchievements, Sean gained a degree in journalism from Solent University.
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