Welcome to Next Week on Xbox! In this weekly feature we cover all the games coming soon to Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Windows, and Game Pass! Get more details on these upcoming games below and click their profiles for further info (release dates subject to change). Let’s jump in!
An innovative adventure game mixed with beat ’em up and RPG elements. As Brok, a private detective and former boxer, who lives with the son of his deceased wife, has never been able to explain her terrible accident. But now, recent events may shed some light on an even more tragic outcome… one that may be linked to their own existence.
Find strength in your fellow Guardians as the end to all things approaches — the Witness is here. Travel to Neptune and discover a neon metropolis unlike any you’ve explored in Destiny 2. Meet the Cloud Striders, join the fight against the Shadow Legion, and prevent devastation in the technologically advanced secret city of Neomuna. Pre-order to instantly unlock a new Exotic Ghost and Legendary emblem.
Fernbus Simulator – February 28 – Optimized for Xbox Series X|S
Experience the world of coaches on the highways and country roads of Europe in over 100 cities and on more than 50,000 km of recreated routes. Drive the MAN Lion’s Coach, faithfully recreated in cooperation with FlixBus, safely and on time to Europe’s bus stations. Face challenges like road work, traffic jams, and accidents to stay on schedule, check in passengers and sell tickets.
A colossal and enigmatic alien structure appears in Earth’s orbit and stuns the entire world; humanity names it The Metahedron. A team of scientists and engineers are sent to investigate, but things don’t go as planned, hauling the team across space onto a mysterious extrasolar planet. As Dr Kate Ward, you set out to find your crew and unravel the mystery behind what’s happened in this challenging sci-fi third-person action-adventure shooter.
A first-person survival horror game and anticipated sequel to Bendy and the Ink Machine. Play as Audrey as she explores the depths of a curiously creepy animation studio that’s gone completely mad. Combat ink-tainted enemies, solve puzzles, and evade the ever-lurking Ink Demon while seeking your way back to the real world.
LEAP – March 1
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery
A fast-paced, multiplayer first-person shooter featuring epic large-scale battles with players armed to the teeth. Fight for either the United Earth Defense Coalition (UEDC) or the rebel Exo-Terrans. Whoever pays the most, wins your trigger finger and excessive arsenal.
A fusion of collectible card game with RPG and roguelike elements. As Iris, who must brave her fears in her imaginary world, you’ll explore a touching story of a young woman facing her inner demons and soothe the raging giant inside. Build your deck with every encounter, unlock new cards, and earn points to boost Iris’ power.
A short, story driven JRPG with a big twist. Players control Roy, who begins the game with 99,999 HP and is virtually untouchable — but the real concern is keeping Meg safe, because if she starts crying, it’s game over for everyone. Players will have to master the unique mechanics and mini games baked into each battle, all while protecting Meg and using her favorite toys to keep her pacified.
A minimalist and relaxing experience with a unique look. You are the manager of a railway line responsible for delivering resources to Islanders, residents of a group of distant islands. It’s up to you to create a safe path and deliver all the resources to the small towns on the islands.
A short, narrative tactical RPG experience that tells a story about refugees fleeing their occupied motherland. As the leader of a group of refugees looking for freedom outside the walls of Vanaris, unite your people and use tactical prowess to escape your oppressors.
A first-person adventure game that takes place in present-day Lucy County, California, a region known for its unexplained phenomena. As farmer Anton Cornwell, your ranch house is prey to strange and unexplained phenomena. Now invaded from all sides, you’ll need to prevent any intrusions to survive the night.
You and your friends are having a reunion party. Wanting to re-live the good old days, you decide to visit your old school, which has since been abandoned. At first, it’s all fun and games remembering the past, however there is one event you all chose to forget and will be forced to confront now.
Gunman Tales – March 3 – Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery
You’re a wild west bounty hunter on a mission to find the Legendary Lost Treasure. Along the way you will have to defeat many outlaws and retain their gold and useful items to increase your abilities so that you might survive the perils. But there’s much more to experiencing the game than as a mere lone ranger. You can also play against up to four cowboy pardners for fantastic co-op action.
An alchemist simulator featuring the fun elements of character development, collection, and alchemy! Taking place in Polta Kolta, a town where humans and beasts live together, the young Nayc becomes an apprentice and is training hard under a famous alchemist. His aim is to become the best alchemist in the world, but a matter of great concern is worrying him…
Available on day one with Game Pass, Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty is a dramatic, action-packed story of a nameless militia soldier fighting for survival in a dark fantasy version of the Later Han Dynasty where demons plague the Three Kingdoms. Players fight off deadly creatures and enemy soldiers using swordplay based on the Chinese martial arts, attempting to overcome the odds by awakening the true power from within. Playable on Cloud, Console, and PC.
Dive Into the Sad Story of Iris and the Giant on March 2
Coming to Xbox Game Pass: Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty, Soul Hackers 2, F1 22, and Merge & Blade
The Most Anticipated Games of 2023 (According to the Xbox Wire Team)
Source: MajorNelson Xbox News