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!

Gloomhaven Gold Edition

Twin Sails Interactive




Gloomhaven Gold Edition – September 18
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

Experience one of the hardest Tactical RPG and lead your band of mercenaries through and unforgiving land where every choice is crucial. Carve your way through terrifying dungeons, dreadful forests and dark caves filled with horrific monsters to reap your rewards… or die trying.

Lies of P Digital Deluxe Edition



Lies of P – September 19
Game Pass / Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

Available on day one with Game Pass! Lies of P is a thrilling Soulslike that takes the story of Pinocchio, turns it on its head, and sets it against the darkly elegant backdrop of the Belle Epoque era. You must adapt yourself and your weapons to face untold horrors, untangle the unfathomable secrets of the city’s elites and choose whether to confront predicaments with the truth or weave lies to overcome them on the journey to find yourself. Early access kicks begins September 15 for those who purchase the Digital Deluxe Edition here on the Xbox Store. Playable on Cloud, Console, and PC.

Mortal Kombat 1

Warner Bros. Games


Mortal Kombat 1 – September 19
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S

Discover a reborn Mortal Kombat Universe created by the Fire God Liu Kang. Mortal Kombat 1 ushers in a new era of the iconic franchise with a new fighting system, game modes, and fatalities! The Premium Edition includes the Kombat Pack (6 additional characters), early access to downloadable content characters, and 1250 Dragon Krystals (In-game Currency).


Silesia Games Sp. z o.o.

HammerHelm – September 20

Banished from your homeland for believing that dwarfs can live above ground, you decide to build a new town that will attract other dwarves who share the same vision. Become a leader and keep your townspeople safe and happy by completing quests, crafting items, and fighting off enemies. The bigger your town, the bigger your adventure!

Party Animals

Source Technology


Party Animals – September 20
Game Pass / Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

Available on day one with Game Pass! Fight with or against your friends in Party Animals! Choose your character from a diverse cast of adorable animals as you battle it out across multiple game modes to be the last one left standing in the ultimate competitive brawler. Paw up, grab a plunger and get ready to party like an animal. Playable on Cloud and Console.


Eastasiasoft Limited


Rayland 1 – September 20
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

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 2 (Xbox)

Eastasiasoft Limited

Rayland 2 – September 20
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

Welcome to Rayland. The inhabitants of this island use the energy coming from special laser beams to survive, and to transport this energy they use something called repeating cubes. Your mission is to help the inhabitants of Rayland move the energy of the transmitter, known as a Domus, through different lands by reflecting lasers to their target.

Days of Doom



Days of Doom – September 21
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

The apocalypse wasn’t the end of the world. Just the one we knew. Enter the Days of Doom, a post-apocalyptic tactical RPG roguelite that challenges players to reach Sanctuary, a place of promise and respite in a world of colorful chaos. Starting with a small cast of survivors, you’ll chart a path to reach your ultimate destination, encountering threats, including zombies, raiders, and even zombie raiders!

PAYDAY 3 Pre-Order Edition

Deep Silver


Payday 3 – September 21
Game Pass / Optimized for Xbox Series X|S

The much-anticipated sequel to one of the most popular co-op shooters ever. Since its release, Payday-players have been reveling in the thrill of a perfectly planned and executed heist. Step out of retirement and back into the life of crime in the shoes of the Payday Gang. Several years after the crew’s reign of terror over Washington DC has ended, they assemble once again to deal with the threat that roused them out of early retirement.

Avatar The Last Airbender: Quest for Balance

GameMill Entertainment


Avatar: The Last Airbender – Quest for Balance – September 22
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

Relive the epic adventure of the original “Avatar: The Last Airbender” series. Play as Aang and his friends and master the elements, explore the most unique locations from the series, solve challenging environmental puzzles and experience the most heart touching moments of Aang’s story.​ Play the story solo or with a friend through the game’s unique two-player co-op mode.

EA SPORTS FC™ 24 Ultimate Edition Xbox One & Xbox Series X|S

Electronic Arts




EA Sports FC 24 Ultimate Edition – September 22
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S

EA Sports FC 24 is a new era for The World’s Game: 19,000+ fully licensed players, 700+ teams, and 30+ leagues playing together in the most authentic football experience ever created. Feel closer to the game with three cutting-edge technologies powering unparalleled realism in every match and the enhanced Frostbite Engine delivers lifelike detail, bringing a new level of immersion to each match. Xbox Game Pass Ultimate and EA Play members can enjoy a 10% discount on all things EA FC 24 and play a 10-hour free trial starting September 22.


Outright Games Ltd.


Rainbow High: Runway Rush – September 22
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

Play as your favorite Rainbow High character, Ruby, Poppy, Sunny, Jade, Skyler and Violet. Use their unique talents and work together to present your best work to date. The team with the best idea will be awarded the chance to plan a major school project. It’s time to transform creative struggles into creative brilliance.

Shuyan Saga

ESDigital Games

Shunyan Saga – September 22

Immerse yourself in a beautifully crafted world where ancient Chinese culture meets the power of martial arts in Shuyan Saga. Experience a gripping tale of honor, courage, and self-discovery as you step into the shoes of Shuyan, a young princess determined to become a true Kung Fu warrior and stop the evil Guer horde from destroying the Five Kingdoms.

Super Snake Block DX




Super Snake Block DX – September 22
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

In this game, you control a snake that moves automatically and grows longer as it collects coins and body parts. The objective of the game is to collect as many points as possible by picking up power-ups, smashing through boxes, and avoiding obstacles.


Drageus Games S.A.

Whateverland – September 22

Vincent is a skilled thief who decides to steal a precious necklace from a mansion of a lonely old lady named Beatrice. His plan would have gone perfectly well, but when she catches him red-handed, she turns out to be an ancient and powerful witch. Whateverland is a hand-painted point-n-click adventure game with a branching dialogue system, non-linear gameplay, various endings, and unique in-game turn-based strategy sports simulator.

Squad 51 vs. the Flying Saucers

WhisperGames, Assemble Entertainment

Squad 51 Versus the Flying Saucers – September 19

UFOs! Aliens! Aircraft! Resistance! Squad 51 vs. the Flying Saucers is a spaceship shooter with 2D gameplay in 3D environments. Enjoy a unique combination of a fast-paced shooting and a ‘50s sci-fi film aesthetic — with live-action cutscenes! Join the rebel cause as Lieutenant Kaya, facing flying saucers, alien fighters, monsters, and more. The future of the Earth is in your hands!

Cyber Citizen Shockman 2: A New Menace

Ratalaika Games S.L.

Cyber Citizen Shockman 2: A New Menace – September 22
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

Initially released in 1992, Cyber Citizen Shockman 2: A New Menace is bringing its nostalgic flavor of platform action to consoles. Join the bionic heroes Arnold and Sonya on their mission to defend the world from an alien invasion. Jump, fly, and blast your way through levels full of robotic alien baddies, take down epic bosses, and save your allies from the clutches of evil. Rediscover Cyber Citizen Shockman 2: A New Menace today!

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Source: MajorNelson Xbox News
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