New Xbox games – December 5th to 11th

By Sean Carey,

We hope you have room in your backlog, as another 17 new Xbox games release next week, including Hello Neighbor 2, Chained Echoes, and Hindsight.

While there might not be many big releases next week, there are still a couple of notable titles that are dropping into Xbox Game Pass. Hello Neighbor 2 launches into Game Pass and PC Game Pass on December 5th, while Chained Echoes joins both services on December 8th.

There are still more games set to join Game Pass in the coming weeks. To get a look at what's on the horizon, check out our list of all the confirmed games coming to Game Pass.

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!

December 5th

Swordship — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One

December 6th

Divine Knockout — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One

Firefighting Simulator - The Squad — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One

Fire alert incoming! With Firefighting Simulator-The Squad, you can become part of a major US city's firefighting team and experience how it feels to fight fires.

Hello Neighbor 2 — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Windows

Pre-order now any edition of Hello Neighbor 2 and receive exclusive instant access to the Hello Neighbor 2 Beta experience.

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

What if the physical objects of everyday life, the possessions we hold close, were actual windows to the past?

From the creator of Prune, Hindsight is a poignant narrative game exploring the sum of a woman’s life.
December 7th

Bot Gaiden — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One

Take control of ninjabots Robyu and Bytron as they seek recover the golden skulls from Giorqio and his band of hench-bots!

Not for the faint of heart, Bot Gaiden is all action, execution and speed! Ninja robots Robyu and Bytron race to recover the power skulls that have been stolen by each of Giorqio's 6 Hench-bots. Slicing everything in their path, they must reach their destination quickly. The Hench-bots grow stronger with time and exposure to the skulls. The faster you go, the easier the fight! However, going faster means putting yourself in harm's way and trying to figure out the most efficient path through each stage.

Bot Gaiden is designed to be a shared experience, no matter what the skill mismatch might be. Got a child that's just learning? Team up. Got a buddy that just stinks at action games? Bring 'em on! You can teleport to your partner at any time. Lagging players can instantly catch up, and experienced players can lend a helping hand, instantly.

Dobo's Heroes — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One

Dobo’s Heroes is a puzzle platform game, where you need to help Dobo leave the depths of his world. For that to happen, use his grandchildren’s powers to get to the portal of each mission.

Togges — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One

Togges is a charming and colourful 3D Puzzle-Platformer. Go on adventures, stack adorable living blocks and solve puzzles around the Cosmos to save the Galaxy from the threats of the Void.
December 8th

Chained Echoes — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One


Dad's Monster House — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One

Dad's Monster House is a hand-drawn puzzle game featuring horror and fantasy. It tells the story of Carlos' journey after he receives a distress call from his father, pleading for him to return to his old home and rescue his dad.

Mech Armada — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One

Create and command custom Mechs to outmaneuver The Swarm in this post-apocalyptic tactical turn-based rogue-lite. Leverage the terrain, learn each Mech's unique skills and use strategy and resources to survive an ever-changing series of battles to give humanity hope.

The Rumble Fish 2 — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One

A legendary arcade game developed by Dimps in 2005. This fighting game gained popularity for its smooth visuals powered by S.M.A as well as the high level of strategy driven by its 2-gauges system. And with the addition of new current-gen features it's even easier to play.

The Tale of Clouds and Wind — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One

The Tale of Clouds and Wind Xbox

December 9th

Accident — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One

Become a journalist who researches old car accident cases. Help victims and perform first aid, obtain evidence and reconstruct the events to discover what really happened.

Examine the victims
Evaluate the victims' condition and get to work! Are they breathing? Do they have any serious wounds? Anything might be crucial to their survival. Provide first aid, control the bleeding, check for pulse and put them in recovery position if you can. Do whatever is necessary depending on the nature of the emergency.

Make decisions
Who to help first? How to do it the best way? By helping the wrong way, you can put other people's life in danger, or even your own. Think twice but remember - time's running out!

Rewind time
You made a bad choice? Didn't manage to save all the wounded victims? You have a chance to fix that! Turn back time and try again.

Find the reasons behind accidents
When you're helping someone, every second counts, there's no time for deep examinations on the reasons behind the accident. But at the end of your rescue mission, you'll be able to analyze the whole situation, pick up the pieces and find out what caused the accident.

Various rescue mission scenarios
Be a part of different rescue missions: from simple car bumps to serious chain-reaction crashes in various locations, weather conditions and even at different times. Gain experience and learn how to help people in real life situations.

Afterglitch — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One

Afterglitch is an experimental third-person exploration sci-fi video game. The player is an astronaut whose multidimensional journey to find an extraterrestrial civilization is more important than the destination!

She Wants Me Dead — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One

Terror of Hemasaurus — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One

Play as a giant monster and wreak havoc on humanity in this retro city smash ‘em up! Punch buildings, slap helicopters, eat humans, kick cars – enjoy multiple ways to cause carnage! Satisfying arcade action and mindless destruction for up to 4-players!
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.