Next Week on Xbox: New Games for July 1 to 5

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 further info (release dates subject to change). Let’s jump in!

Final Fantasy XIV: Dawntrail – July 2

Blue seas, clear skies, and boundless possibilities await in Dawntrail, the newest expansion pack for the critically acclaimed Final Fantasy XIV Online! Explore uncharted territories with familiar faces as you discover new tribes, confront formidable threats, and expand your horizons as hope’s light dawns once more.

The First Descendant – July 2

Optimized for Xbox Series X|S

Combat the alien Vulgus and protect the planet Albion and the continent of Ingris! The First Descendant is a free-to-play third-person co-op action RPG looter shooter with high-quality graphics powered by Unreal Engine 5. Featuring a wide variety of characters with unique concepts and combat styles, massive boss battles, four-player co-op, a variety of weapons, and more!

Fit My Cat – July 3

Imagine a cardboard box. Is it shaped to fit one to two fluffy felines? What about five? What about twenty? Fit My Cat presents you with many cute kitties that all wish to sit where they deem fit. Test your skills and show the world that herding cats is where fun begins!

Parkitect: Deluxe Edition – July 3

Welcome to Parkitect: Deluxe Edition, a modern take on classic park tycoons where you build and manage the theme parks of your dreams. Construct your own coasters, design an efficiently operating park that fully immerses your guests in its theme, and play through the campaign.

Shy Cats Hidden Orchestra – July 3

Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

Shy Cats Hidden Orchestra is a hidden object game where you need to find musician kittens that are embarrassed to play their music. When you find them, they will play songs for you.

Agatha Christie – The ABC Murders – July 4

Optimized for Xbox Series X|S

The ABC Murders is an adventure and investigation game adapted from the classic Agatha Christie novel. The player embodies the famous Hercule Poirot in a 3rd person perspective adventure game packed with mysteries. Once again, the private detective will find himself up against a mysterious opponent who goes by the name of ABC.

Scholar’s Mate – July 4

Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

An immersive first-person horror experience that puts you in the shoes of Judith, a young woman who wakes up in the gloomy facilities of a psychiatric hospital. You must escape from this macabre place by solving mysteries while avoiding capture by Eddie, your sinister hunter.

Bleak Faith – July 5

Optimized for Xbox Series X|S

Explore the last remnants of civilization in this vast, unforgiving, and interconnected world. Learn what is left of its history. Discover pockets of civilization in the perpetually expanding Omnistructure. Lose yourself in a journey unlike any other.

Bouncy Chicken – July 5

Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

It’s time for some fun on the farm in whimsical action puzzler Bouncy Chicken! Master single-screen challenges in top-down 3D style as you take aim at fire your feathered projectile around the chicken pen to gather cobs of corn. The objective is to collect every cob of corn on screen before your shot chances run out.

Cyber Citizen Shockman Zero – July 5

Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

A new mysterious enemy threatens the world once again! Only one hero can save the world… Shockman! Join bionic heroes Raita and Azuki as they face all kinds of dangerous enemies to save humanity. Is this heroic task too much for you? Then join forces with a friend for some classic-style action!

Neckbreak – July 5

Find yourself in a future city full of gangs, mafias, and other shady people. Become a vigilante who works during the day and gets into a killing frenzy at night. Hop in the car, select a destination, and explore every corner of Crimson Tide. If you want to feel an adrenaline rush, you can explore the city on foot but watch your back and don’t ask too many questions.

Overdrive Blaster – July 5

In this retro-style arcade game, you must shoot monsters to gather their colored spheres! Get three of the same color in a row to get an update; get all three colors to win.

Paper io 2 – July 5

Paint the map in your own color, eliminate your opponents, get the highest score and take over the Paper io world. Use your strategic skills and power-ups to attack and claim all of the white space that was previously owned by other players.