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 11, 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!
Azure Striker Gunvolt 3 – August 1
The next installment in the high-speed 2D action Gunvolt series is finally here with Azure Striker Gunvolt 3. Balancing both an involving story and satisfying gameplay, Gunvolt 3 is the most extravagant entry in the series yet! Play as both new star Kirin and series protagonist Gunvolt as you switch between them on the fly while conquering Gunvolt 3’s many stages and bosses.
An arcade shooter where you battle against monsters with a cool battleship. The evil Deathrix invaded the world and released a mysterious meteorite causing a great flood. Upgrade your ships for better performance to fight the most brutal enemies. Features a local co-op mode to team-up with friends and family.
Join Renata as she adventures across a world of mystical ruins on an epic quest to rescue her parents. Frogun is an old-school platformer capturing the soul of the PS1/N64 era, in which your frog-shaped grappling hook is your best friend.
Soar on the wind around the world in your flying Beakle. Make use of the elementals not only in turn-based battles, but in dungeon gimmicks by combining character abilities. Also find the Quartzes to strengthen your party, acquire skills, and various techniques.
A 2D pixel art destruction game inspired by classic Kaijū movies such as “Godzilla” and “King Kong” and the game classic Rampage. Featuring a selection of different Gigas from the Prehistoric era, outer space, and forgotten history.
A compilation of two vertical-scrolling shoot ‘em ups from the series Thunderbolt released in 1995. The QuByte port brings the 8-bit and 16-bit versions of the game, both with official English localization and new features like control remapping, different screen types, and save states.
Drive, boost, jump, flip, and fly your turbo powered car as you chip, putt, and smash giant golf balls in a thrilling dash to beat your friends to the finish flag. Feel the excitement of fast-paced arcade-style racing as you tee off with your friends in a new exhilarating way.
Command an odd squad of fun birds and devise a plan to bring them safe and sound to the end of the battlefield in this outlandish puzzle game.