Next Week on Xbox: April 25 to 29

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 PC, and Game Pass! Get more details on these upcoming games below and click their profiles for more details (release dates subject to change). Let’s jump in!


Research and Destroy – April 26 – Xbox Game Pass

Research and Destroy - April 26 – Xbox Game Pass

Take control of three brilliant Super Scientists in this turn-based action game as you research and develop strange new weapons and gadgets to destroy the Supernatural hordes that have all but crushed humanity! Available on console and PC.


The Sorrowvirus – A Faceless Short Story – April 27

The Sorrowvirus - A Faceless Short Story - April 27

Follow the journey of Wyatt Heyll, a young man stricken with a multitude of ailments from an early age. On the verge of death, Wyatt’s parents administer a paranormal substance known as the Sorrowvirus, which contaminates the human soul and prevents it from passing on to the afterlife. This causes a subject to fall into Purgatory instead, where they can heal and return to life. However, every time Wyatt comes back, his cancers and illnesses return more quickly than before.


Bugsnax – April 28 – Xbox Game Pass – PC Game Pass

Bugsnax - April 28 – Xbox Game Pass – PC Game Pass

Bugsnax takes you on a journey to Snaktooth Island, home of the legendary half-bug, half-snack creatures, Bugsnax. Invited by intrepid explorer Elizabert Megafig, you arrive to discover your host nowhere to be found, her camp in shambles, and her followers scattered across the island alone… and hungry! Available on cloud, console, and PC.


The House of the Dead: Remake – April 28

The House of the Dead: Remake - April 28

A remade version of the original game introduced in 1997 arcades. A classic arcade rail-shooter that gets a whole new entourage and gameplay changes to suit modern gaming standards.


Raven’s Hike – April 28

Raven's Hike - April 28

A 2D precision platformer that requires you to discover the best route to the end of the level. The difficulty curve gradually increases as you progress through the game, requiring even more mastery of the controls and other precise movement.


Rico: London – April 28 – Optimized for Xbox Series X|S – Smart Delivery

Rico: London - April 28 - Optimized for Xbox Series X|S - Smart Delivery

Rico London is a gang-busting, explosive co-op shooter. Blast your way up the high-rise tower on New Year’s Eve 1999 taking out East End gangsters solo or with a partner. Crash through doors, dodge bullets, take out the bad guys, and do whatever it takes to make it to the top.


Rogue Legacy 2 – April 28 – Optimized for Xbox Series X|S – Smart Delivery

Rogue Legacy 2 - April 28 - Optimized for Xbox Series X|S - Smart Delivery

Rogue Legacy 2 is what you’d get if you mashed Rogue Legacy and a sequel together. Every time you die, your children will succeed you. Your daughter might be a Colorblind Ranger, and your son could be a Pacifistic Chef. Either way, one of them is getting conscripted.


Unsouled – April 28 – Xbox Game Pass

Unsouled - April 28 - Xbox Game Pass

Take on the role of the Fallen Prince in Unsouled , a stylish, fast-paced 2D action-RPG. Fight your way through interactive environments and adrenaline-pumping encounters as you unravel the mysteries behind this world filled with the undead.


Galactic Wars EX – April 29 – Optimized for Xbox Series X|S – Smart Delivery

Galactic Wars EX - April 29 - Optimized for Xbox Series X|S - Smart Delivery

Play solo or co-op with a friend to battle a variety of enemies, bosses, and mini bosses. You can choose three different ships to fight as, each with different capabilities. More weapons and power-ups for you in this 16-bit inspired shoot ’em up.


Micro Pico Racers – April 29

Micro Pico Racers - April 29

A fun, top-down arcade racing game with retro style graphics where you control little cars racing over thrilling tracks. Start your engines and prepare for one of the wildest racing games ever featuring fast-paced racing with 16-bit styled graphics.


Ravenous Devils – April 29 – Optimized for Xbox Series X|S – Smart Delivery

Ravenous Devils – April 29 – Optimized for Xbox Series X|S – Smart Delivery

Percival and Hildred have just moved to the city with nothing but a dream: to get extremely rich. Manage their tailor shop and corpse-cooking business in a city where crime, corruption, and poverty are commonplace. Increase the renown of their business by buying new tools and upgrading the shops in this horror cooking simulator where the secret ingredient is crime.



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