Next Week on Xbox: New Games for May 27 to 31

Welcome to Next Week on Xbox!

This weekly feature highlights all the games arriving soon on Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Windows, and Game Pass. Discover more about these forthcoming titles below and explore their profiles for additional information (note that release dates may be subject to change). Let’s dive in!


Capes – May 29
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

Capes is a turn-based superhero strategy game where you build a team of heroes and fight to take back the city. Played across a series of campaign and patrol missions, choose to push forward with the story or take the time to explore the side missions and unlock more heroes, earn skill points, and complete challenges, and learn more about your heroes’ lives.

Lesson Learned

Lesson Learned – May 29

Help Frank travel through history in this unique approach to the tower defense genre. Enter a bizarre daydream world in co-op or solo mode. Gather resources, build defense towers, and manage your minions. Take up the challenge and defeat the incoming enemies!

Terminal 81

Terminal 81 – May 29

Terminal 81 is an indie job simulation, mystery, and psychological horror game with retro visual aesthetics. The game takes place in 2008, in a fictitious neighborhood in the city of São Paulo, Brazil. Explore Terminal 81, meet the characters, follow your moral compass, make decisions, and come to a conclusion.

Astor: Blade of the Monolith

Astor: Blade of the Monolith – May 30
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

Explore the vibrant planet of Gliese, once inhabited by an ancient race, and now home to their sentient creations – the Diokek. As the young Diokek warrior, Astor, journey across Gliese to solve the mysterious disappearance of his creators thousands of years ago, believing that they may have left behind the key to their salvation.


Humanity – May 30
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

You are a Shiba Inu charged with commanding massive, marching crowds to jump, turn, push, float, shoot, and climb their way to salvation. Guide the masses through 90-plus stages filled with obstacles, enemies, puzzles, unlockable skills, and wild boss fights in the narrative campaign, or browse a wide array of user-made levels (or build your own!) crafted via the super easy-to-use in-game Stage Creator.

Phantom Fury

Phantom Fury – May 30
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S

Shelly “Bombshell” Harrison is back in this highly interactive mix of first-person action and road movie adventure. Embark on an adrenaline-fueled journey around the USA. Use an enormous arsenal of weapons and skills to battle treacherous soldiers and vile mutants, all while trying to save humanity.


Umbraclaw – May 30
Smart Delivery

Umbraclaw tells the story of Kuon, a house cat who has died in the mortal world, after she awakens in the Soulplane, a realm of the dead. She must challenge the perilous underworld to return home to her owner in this 2D action adventure.

Hypercharge: Unboxed

Hypercharge: Unboxed – May 31
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

Hypercharge is a first and third-person shooter action figure game you’ve always dreamed of! Grab your friends, complete objectives, defend the Hypercore against waves of weaponized toys, and defeat Major Evil together in the story campaign!

New Lands

New Lands – May 31

Restore your new lands and become a successful landowner in this time management game! Take on the role of a novice landowner, growing wheat and building mills and mines to restore your very own mansion. The deeper you delve into your new land, the more exciting your jobs will be.

O-Void: Console Edition

O-Void: Console Edition – May 31

Jump into the spinning circle of O-Void, a one-button arcade game. In this super minimal action runner, you’ll be jumping over obstacles with one button. But this is not a regular platformer! The entire level can change direction or flip upside down to throw you off. Are you skilled enough to survive every challenge?

Pool Party

Pool Party – May 31
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S

Gather your friends and battle it out in chaotic physics-based party games in Pool Party! Play solo or with up to four players in tons of sports & brawl games and fight to become king of the party. Customize your pool ball, choose your favorite color and design, and go head-to-head with your friends. Get ready to have a splashing good time!

Project 13

Project 13 – May 31
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

Embark on a surreal journey where reality blurs, and your decisions shape your destiny. Are you ready to unravel the mysteries of Project 13 and defy the odds stacked against you? The corridors await – enter if you dare.

Skeler Boy

Skeler Boy – May 31
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

Enter a dark and suspenseful world and embark on a journey of psychological horror. You’ll encounter hundreds of conversations, manipulate objects, solve puzzles, discover clues, and find many surprises.

To The Sky

To The Sky – May 31
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Xbox Play Anywhere

An exciting action and adventure video game that catapults you into a breathtaking fantasy world. Your main objective is to reach the sky by overcoming obstacles, climbing imposing walls, and running through incredible scenarios.