Next Week on Xbox: New Games for May 8 to 12
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!
Weird West: Definitive Edition – May 8 – Game Pass
Survive and unveil the mysteries of the Weird West through the intertwined destinies of its unusual heroes in an action RPG from the co-creators of Dishonored and Prey. Discover a dark fantasy reimagining of the Wild West where lawmen and gunslingers share the frontier with fantastical creatures. Form a posse or venture forth alone and make each legend your own.
Boss Rush: Mythology – May 9 – Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery
Take on the role of a mysterious knight who travels across different worlds in search of the most difficult opponents. Fight famous enemies from Greek, Scandinavian, Slavic, and Egyptian mythologies and show everyone who is the strongest warrior.
In Size Matters you take on the role of a scientist who has unintentionally ingested a chemical which causes him to shrink every second. As you shrink, getting around the laboratory gets trickier, with the game essentially turning into a platformer as you figure out ways to climb up onto where the equipment and ingredients are located.
After You – Level Escape – May 10 – Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery
You are Aron, a man who wakes up in his room and realizes that he is alone — his family and his neighbors are missing. From here, he will begin a journey to try to understand what has happened. After You – Level Escape is a game full of difficult, narrative puzzles with gameplay focused on exploration, reading notes, and deduction.
Garden Simulator – May 10 – Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery
With Garden Simulator you’ll get your own patch of land, place decorations, and nurture the plants before you harvest them. The richer your yield, the more you can sell and the more money you can spend to enhance your piece of paradise. With countless unlockable features and additional content, your green thumb will be challenged to the max.
90” Soccer – May 10 – Xbox Play Anywhere
Choose your team and face your opponents on quick and wild matches to claim victory where you only have 90 seconds to win.
Cats are wonderful creatures, but you better not put them together without a proper introduction. Plan ahead and display them in the right order so that they get along as you relax while playing this unique version of Sudoku.
In Urbek, you will be able to build a city of your own design! Manage its natural resources, improve the quality of life of the population, and build its neighborhoods in your own way.
Craft gold and iron ingots as well as weapons and shields while your customers wait for you to complete your work. If they wait too long, they get bored, so you need to deliver your weapons and shields to the customer as fast as you can.
A 2D action-roguelite and hack & slash, with hand painted environments and traditional animation. Explore all the worlds and defeat hordes of enemies using different weapons and skills.
Filthy Animals | Heist Simulator – May 11
A chaotic multiplayer heist game for one to four players, spanning across eight different chapters featuring a total of 21 unique heist levels! Take on the role of mutant animals following the orders of Tony, the Filthy Animal Bossman Criminal Mastermind. Wreak havoc through a series of heists starting with a convenience store, a bank robbery, then break into a super-secret military base, with missions ranging all the way into outer space.
Fuga: Melodies of Steel 2 – May 11 – Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery / Game Pass
Available on day one with Game Pass! This turn-based RPG is back with a ramped-up battle system for more strategy, as well as a brand-new event system that gives you more thrilling choices to affect your experience! Playable on Cloud, Console, and PC.
TT Isle Of Man Ride On The Edge 3 – May 11 – Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery
The Isle of Man Tourist Trophy is the most epic, most dangerous, and most spectacular race in the world. It is a course of over 60 kms on the roads of the Isle of Man, includes 264 bends, and requires high-powered bikes specially prepared for the race. The riders who compete in it train their whole lives for the chance to win the ultimate accolade: being crowned champion of the Isle of Man TT. The game includes all the official content of the latest TT (riders, bikes, teams, course) for a unique and true-to-life experience.
It is the year 2197. Humanity has never been closer to immortality. There is no disease that can’t be cured, no virus that can’t be defeated. Until now. You will use cutting-edge technology to shrink yourself down and hunt down a new and mysterious virus that can’t be defeated by any other means.
An evil pirate, Max, has stolen the sacred gems and has cursed the islands filling them with obstacles and traps. Help Ray, our pirate, find the gems and restore the natural order of things by completing fun math games to get to them.
Progress through the cursed depths of a nightmare while finding an arsenal of powerful weapons and improving your abilities along the way. This retro-inspired FPS with looter shooter and rogue-lite elements breaches the wall between classic and modern gameplay.
Gnomes Garden 5: Halloween – May 11
Vampires, werewolves, and zombies need your help! Jump in with the princess and her friends to a whole new world of adventure! Mysterious, mystical beings and unexplainable events await in the thrilling causal fantasy strategy game Gnomes Garden: Halloween.
Help this little disaster to reach the shiny crystal on every level in this explosive puzzle platformer. Watch the timing of your explosion-meter, otherwise you can destroy everything around you! Use your brain to solve each puzzle and complete more than 70 increasingly difficult levels across four different environments.
Kargast is a dark narrative exploration game with light RPG elements and branching endings. It tells a surreal and semi-satirical story of an unwell child on the brink of death, and his adventures through his surreal, cryptic surroundings.