Next Week on Xbox: New Games for September 18 to 22

In this weekly feature, we will dive into the exciting games that will be coming to Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Windows, and Game Pass in the upcoming week. Take a look at the details of these highly-anticipated games below (remember that release dates might be subject to change).

Gloomhaven Gold Edition

Developed by Twin Sails Interactive, Gloomhaven Gold Edition is optimized for Xbox Series X|S and Smart Delivery. This Tactical RPG will put your skills to the test as you lead your band of mercenaries through a harsh and unforgiving land. Every choice you make will have consequences, so venture into terrifying dungeons, dreadful forests, and dark caves filled with monstrous creatures. Will you reap your rewards or meet your demise?

Lies of P Digital Deluxe Edition

Released by NEOWIZ, Lies of P is a thrilling Soulslike game that turns the story of Pinocchio on its head. Set in the elegant Belle Epoque era, this game challenges you to adapt yourself and your weapons to face horrifying creatures and unravel the secrets of the city’s elites. Will you confront predicaments with the truth or weave lies to overcome them? Early access for the Digital Deluxe Edition is available on September 15, and it will be playable on Cloud, Console, and PC!

Mortal Kombat 1

Get ready to enter a reborn Mortal Kombat Universe in Mortal Kombat 1. Developed by Warner Bros. Games, this game is optimized for Xbox Series X|S. Experience a new era of the iconic franchise with an updated fighting system, game modes, and fatalities that will leave you in awe. The Premium Edition includes additional characters, early access to downloadable content, and in-game currency. Prepare for an epic fighting experience!


Embark on a unique adventure in HammerHelm, developed by Silesia Games Sp. z o.o. In this game, you have been banished from your homeland for believing that dwarves can live above ground. Now, it’s your chance to prove yourself as a leader by building a thriving town that attracts like-minded dwarves. Complete quests, craft items, and defend your townspeople from enemies. The bigger your town, the more epic your adventure!

Party Animals

Join the ultimate competitive brawl with Party Animals, developed by Source Technology. Play with or against your friends and choose your character from a diverse cast of adorable animals. Battle it out in multiple game modes and be the last one standing. Grab a plunger and get ready to party like never before! This game will be playable on Cloud and Console, and it will be available on day one with Game Pass.


Embark on a mesmerizing journey in the world of Rayland. Developed by Eastasiasoft Limited, Rayland 1 and Rayland 2 are optimized for Xbox Series X|S. In Rayland 1, help the inhabitants transport energy through various lands by correctly positioning and rotating Reflectus. In Rayland 2, move energy by reflecting lasers to their target using repeating cubes. Immerse yourself in these puzzle games and save the inhabitants of Rayland!

Days of Doom

The apocalypse may have changed the world, but it’s not the end. Discover the Days of Doom, a post-apocalyptic tactical RPG roguelite developed by Atari. Your goal is to reach Sanctuary, a place of promise and respite in a chaotic world. With a small cast of survivors, you’ll encounter zombies, raiders, and even zombie raiders on your journey. Will you be able to survive and chart a path to your ultimate destination?

PAYDAY 3 Pre-Order Edition

Deep Silver brings you the highly-anticipated sequel, PAYDAY 3. Put on your criminal shoes and step out of retirement to join the Payday Gang once again. Several years after their reign in Washington D.C., they assemble to face a new threat. Pre-order the game now and prepare for the thrill of perfectly planned and executed heists. Game Pass members will have access to the game, and it is optimized for Xbox Series X|S.

Avatar The Last Airbender: Quest for Balance

Relive the epic adventure of “Avatar: The Last Airbender” series in Avatar The Last Airbender: Quest for Balance. Developed by GameMill Entertainment, this game is optimized for Xbox Series X|S and Smart Delivery. Play as Aang and his friends, master the elements, and explore unique locations from the series. Solve challenging puzzles and experience heartfelt moments from Aang’s story. Play solo or with a friend in the game’s two-player co-op mode!

EA SPORTS FC™ 24 Ultimate Edition

EA Sports brings you the ultimate football experience in EA SPORTS FC 24. With over 19,000 fully licensed players, 700+ teams, and 30+ leagues, this game delivers unparalleled realism. Feel closer to the game with cutting-edge technologies and the enhanced Frostbite Engine. Xbox Game Pass Ultimate and EA Play members will enjoy a 10% discount on all EA FC 24 content and can experience a 10-hour free trial. Don’t miss out on the most authentic football experience ever created!


Join your favorite Rainbow High characters in Rainbow High: Runway Rush. Developed by Outright Games Ltd., this game is optimized for Xbox Series X|S and Smart Delivery. Use the unique talents of Ruby, Poppy, Sunny, Jade, Skyler, and Violet to present your best work. The team with the best idea will plan a major school project. Harness your creativity and turn struggles into brilliance!

Shuyan Saga

Immerse yourself in a beautifully crafted world where ancient Chinese culture meets martial arts in Shuyan Saga. Developed by ESDigital Games, this game will take you on a journey of honor, courage, and self-discovery. Step into the shoes of Shuyan, a young princess determined to become a true Kung Fu warrior. Stop the evil Guer horde from destroying the Five Kingdoms and embrace your destiny.

Super Snake Block DX

Control a snake that grows longer as it collects coins and body parts in Super Snake Block DX. Developed by DERIK DF, this game will test your skills as you aim to collect as many points as possible. Pick up power-ups, smash through boxes, and avoid obstacles to achieve a high score. Challenge yourself in this addictive and fast-paced game!


Embark on a thieving adventure in Whateverland, developed by Drageus Games S.A. Play as Vincent, a skilled thief planning to steal a precious necklace from a lonely old lady named Beatrice. Will Vincent’s plan unfold smoothly, or will he encounter unexpected challenges along the way? Enter the intriguing world of Whateverland to find out!