Welcome to Next Week on Xbox! In this weekly feature, we cover all the new games coming soon to Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, and Windows PC as well as upcoming Xbox Game Pass and soon-to-be released ID@Xbox games! You can get more details on these games below and click their profiles for pre-order details when available (release dates are subject to change). Let’s jump in!
Destiny 2: The Witch Queen – February 22 – Optimized for Xbox Series X|S
Sister of Shapes, Sword-Breaker, Savathûn. The Witch Queen awaits those who are driven to understand her inexplicable control of the Light. Her soldiers march with a new purpose — emboldened by a power they’ve never held. Come, Guardian. Enter her Throne World, experience the best campaign yet, and survive the truth.
Unravel Crown Island’s dark story as you create your own monster legacy. With a history of sadistic rulers and heroic saviors, the island faces another threat in the form of a malicious young woman seeking power. It’s up to you and the monsters you make pacts with to prevent the return of tyranny. Will your decisions make you a savior or a dark messiah?
A neon-lit dystopian cityscape becomes the stage for thrilling adventure and deep yuri romance in this cyberpunk-themed visual novel. The complex personalities and experiences of more than 20 characters are interwoven across multiple paths and possible endings. Your choices matter, not only to you, but to all those with whom you struggle to connect.
Dr. Oil is a hardcore 2D platforming experience that tells a story of a conflict between the butter boy and the seagull.
Forget running or jumping. In Explosive Candy World, you’ll have to destroy obstacles, blow yourself over pitfalls, and ricochet off walls to reach the goal! It’s physics-based mayhem with a precision platforming twist presented in cute, colorful pixel art set to an original retro soundtrack.
This digital version maintains all the features that made Istanbul one of the best board games ever published, but also expanded upon with several tools and features with an authentic board game feeling.
Light Up the Room – February 24 – Optimized for Xbox Series X|S ● Smart Delivery
A fast-paced platformer about using your character to uncover your surroundings. The object of each level is to avoid all the traps in the room and reach the goal – but the terrain is invisible. The player can discover terrain by physically touching it.
Tux and Fanny just want to play soccer, but their soccer ball is deflated. Go on an epic adventure to help them inflate their ball. Play as both Tux and Fanny as well as a cat and a flea. All four characters will have to work together if you’re going to inflate the ball.
Elden Ring – February 25 – Optimized for Xbox Series X|S ● Smart Delivery
A fantasy action-RPG adventure set within a world created by Hidetaka Miyazaki and George R.R. Martin. Unravel the mysteries of the Elden Ring’s power, encounter adversaries with profound backgrounds, characters with their own unique motivations for helping or hindering your progress, and fearsome creatures in The Lands Between. Available as a Standard Edition and Deluxe Edition.
Grid Legends – February 25 – Optimized for Xbox Series X|S ● Smart Delivery
Grid Legends delivers thrilling wheel-to-wheel motorsport and edge of your seat action around the globe. Create your dream motorsport events, hop into live multiplayer races, be part of the drama in an immersive virtual production story, and embrace the sensation of spectacular action racing.