Welcome to next week on Xbox! Here we cover all of the new games coming soon to Xbox Series X | S, Xbox One, and Windows 10 PC, as well as the upcoming Xbox Game Pass and the soon-to-be-released ID @ Xbox titles! Learn more about the games below and click on their profiles for pre-order details, when available (subject to change). Let’s jump in!
Don’t you hate it when you wake up and a scientist experiments on you and steals your headphones? Muffed is a fast-paced top-down shooter where you and your friends can find this guy and make him pay. Or fight everyone you know in one of the best PvP games for 2-8 players.
Crime Opera: The Butterfly Effect – April 28th – Optimized for Xbox Series X | S / Smart Delivery
After the sudden death of the matriarch of a Mafia family, her sons Gerald and Xander are put on the defensive as former partners threaten to take over their collective business activities for themselves. See through the eyes of the Gallo children as they testify to murders, kidnappings and other crimes committed against their households by their own fathers.
Your goal here is to convert one word to another in a limited number of steps: create new words by changing one letter at a time. Your reward? A free dad joke with every puzzle solved!
Before I forget – April 29th – Optimized for Xbox Series X | S / Smart Delivery
Explore the present to uncover the past in a brief story of love and loss and a life well lived. A narrative exploration that explores a world where memories are constantly fading and jumbled. A game about dementia and what happens when you can’t hold onto the things you did or the people you loved.
Second Extinction (Game Preview) – April 29th – Optimized for the Xbox Series X | S / Xbox game pass
Second extinction assigns you and up to two friends to fight bloodthirsty mutant dinosaurs in order to regain the earth. But be warned: these carnivores have an appetite for war. The game takes place on a large-format map, on which each region has a unique threat level. As the community lowers the threat level, the dinosaur threat recedes. If you don’t keep the hordes at bay, however, you face increased threats, more dangerous enemies, and the possibility of events that will test your limits.
After a catastrophic plague ravaged the world, what remains of mankind turned to genetic engineering to survive. Unrecognizable, people are now trying to live and relax in the few cities that still exist.
Angels with Scaly Wings – April 30th – Optimized for Xbox Series X | S / Smart Delivery
After discovering a mysterious portal, you will be selected as one of the few people to travel into the world of dragons. As you act as an ambassador, you get to know this strangely familiar place and discover that your human colleague knows more than he wants to admit. It is up to you and your friends to uncover the conspiracy that threatens the newly discovered world.
Help the young Aris to solve the mystery of the case of Asfand and his guild of alchemists, to avenge the death of her brother, to discover the limits of their powers and much more in a 3D voxel action adventure game in which you have to use weapons control made of metal.
You are a funky soldier who signs up to implement the protocol program. Packaged in a landing box and dropped off somewhere in the Arctic Circle, your main objective is to follow the directions of a mysterious AI that you use to make “first contact” as part of the protocol program. Any deviation from AI’s instructions will be considered a violation of the protocol, resulting in the elimination of the complex and staff.
R-Type Final 2 – April 30th – Optimized for Xbox Series X | S / Smart Delivery
R-Type has returned! The legendary side-scroller is back and better than ever with beautifully rendered 3D graphics, exciting shoot-em-up gameplay, and a multitude of stages, ships and weapons to use to perform a symphony of destruction against your enemies .
Editor’s note (4/23): We have removed The sinking city from the list of upcoming publications.