Next Week on Xbox: New Games for May 22 to 26

Next Week on Xbox: New Games for May 22 to 26

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, 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!

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CONVERGENCE: A League of Legends Story™

Riot Forge


Convergence: A League of Legends Story – May 23

A story-driven, single-player 2D action platformer featuring dynamic combat and unique exploration opportunities thanks to Ekko’s ability to travel through space and time. Rewind your actions to learn from your mistakes and outsmart each new enemy. Will it be enough to save Zaun’s future?

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Kingdom Rush Origins

Ironhide Game Studio


Kingdom Rush Origins – May 23
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Take a trip back to the beginning, before Vez’nan ever thought to threaten the kingdom with the gem of power, and experience even more of the lightning-fast, exceptionally captivating gameplay that made the franchise a cornerstone of essential tower defense games.

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Planet of Lana

Thunderful Publishing

Planet of Lana – May 23
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery / Xbox Play Anywhere

Available on day one with Game Pass: Planet of Lana is coming soon to Xbox Game Pass for PC, Xbox Series X|S, and Xbox One. In this cinematic puzzle adventure, Lana and her companion Mui go on a voyage of discovery that will take them across the strange and magical world they call their home. Playable on Console and PC.

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Star Trek: Resurgence

Bruner House


Star Trek: Resurgence – May 23
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

A narrative adventure game featuring dialog choices, relationship building, and exploration. Alongside dialog-driven role playing and rich branching storylines, you will also engage with the Star Trek universe in a variety of other gameplay styles, including shuttle piloting, phaser fights, tricorder scanning, stealth, and micro-gameplay mechanics.

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Warhammer 40,000: Boltgun

Focus Entertainment



Warhammer 40,000: Boltgun – May 23
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

Load up your Boltgun and plunge into battle headfirst! Experience a perfect blend of Warhammer 40,000, classic, frenetic FPS gameplay, and the stylish visuals of your favorite ‘90s retro shooters. Play a battle-hardened Space Marine on a perilous mission across the galaxy, as they battle against the Chaos Space Marines and daemons of Chaos in glorious boomer shooter style.

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Wobbledogs Console Edition

Secret Mode

Wobbledogs – May 23

A 3D pet simulation where you raise your own personal hive of rapidly mutating dogs, physically simulated all the way down to their guts! It’s a casual and chill sandbox experience for players of all ages who want to care for their very own virtual pets in a surprising, unique, and stress-free environment.

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Bat Boy

X PLUS Company Limited


Bat Boy – May 24

Bat Boy pits the titular hero against the former allies of his sports team with heroes such as Racket Girl, Shinai Guy, Aquaria and Mr. Blitzer, among others as he travels through the many worlds beyond Lord Vicious’ dimensional gateway.

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Danger Gazers

Desert Water Games

Danger Gazers – May 24 – Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

A post-apocalyptic, roguelite, top-down shooter where you pave your own path. The choices you make will decide your fate, either turning you into the new ruler or… the ashes to be windswept away. Unlock new heroes and relics as you try to conquer the wasteland, master the skills, decisions, and patience. Luck is not on your side.

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Dark Quest 3

Brain Seal Ltd

Dark Quest 3 – May 24 – Xbox One X Enhanced

A rogue-lite tabletop that mixes card-based exploration with turn-based combat. Create your party, draw adventure cards, roll dice, and fight monsters to defeat the sorcerer and his magic.

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Evil Wizard(Xbox)

E-Home Entertianment Development Co., Ltd



Evil Wizard – May 24
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S

A humor-filled action RPG featuring metroidvania elements and carefully crafted pixel art environments. As a defeated villain who barely survived a tough fight, you’ll have to face an army of so-called heroes to recover what’s rightfully yours.

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Lost Artifacts 5: Frozen Queen

8floor ltd

Lost Artifacts: Frozen Queen – May 24

Embark on an incredible journey through various countries in a world filled with ancient monuments and mysterious artifacts, in an exciting casual strategy game. After an archaeological expedition turns into disaster, Claire and her friends discover a cave in which a mysterious Ice Queen was immersed in a strange dream. When found, the spell fell off and the queen, believing that she had been robbed, decides to find her treasures and freeze the whole world. Now it’s up to you to save the world!

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Railway Empire 2

Kalypso Media



Railway Empire 2 – May 24
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery / Game Pass

Available on day one with Game Pass: All aboard the express train to riches and fame in Railway Empire 2! Grow your company into the largest railway company of the continent and outsmart your competitors as you connect cities and companies with an ever-expanding network of rail lines, bridges, and tunnels. Available on Cloud, Console, and PC

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Eastasiasoft Limited

Torinto – May 24 – Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

A run ‘n’ gun with a medieval twist. Blades take the place of bullets as the heroes traverse side-scrolling stages, from forests and fields to castle walls, quelling the heartless fiends that now roam the land. Watch for enemy projectiles like axes and hurled boulders, leap across scaffolds and over spiky pitfalls, run headlong into danger and come out victorious.

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Cassette Beasts

Raw Fury


Cassette Beasts (Console) – May 25
Game Pass

Bring your cassette player and get ready to press play! Collect awesome monsters to use during turn-based battles as you adventure into the open-world RPG, Cassette Beasts. Get ready to experience an incredible retro vibe with unique innovations to the genre.

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Home Sheep Home: Farmageddon Party Edition

Greenlight Games



Home Sheep Home: Farmageddon Party Edition – May 25

Join Shaun the Sheep and his friends Timmy and Shirley on this epic adventure journeying through underground caverns, negotiating the busy streets of London and teleporting through outer space, all in search of the green, green grass of home.

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The Lord of the Rings: Gollum™ Pre-order



The Lord of the Rings: Gollum – May 25
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

Taking place in parallel to the events described in “The Fellowship of the Ring,” The Lord of the Rings: Gollum is an action-adventure game and an epic interactive experience. You play as the enigmatic Gollum on his perilous journey and find out how he outwitted the most powerful characters in Middle-earth.

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Miracle Snack Shop



Miracle Snack Shop – May 25
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S

A frozen treat of a story that will make your heart pound. After facing some big upsets in his life, Seolhwa Cha ends up owning a small snack shop. There is just one problem: business is dead. But he doesn’t have time to sing the blues because a magical portal has just appeared in his attic and a queen from another world as appeared demanding fresh shaved ice. What are you waiting for, Ice Sculptor?

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Pirates Pinball

Super PowerUP Games


Pirates Pinball – May 25
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery / Xbox Play Anywhere

Prepare for an amazing adventure fighting the king’s armada and trying to reach Tortuga island, to take the biggest treasure of them all. A perfect reproduction of a pinball machine, with all the graphic details and sounds.

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Chronicles of 2 Heroes

Catness Game Studios


Chronicles of 2 Heroes: Amaterasu’s Wrath – May 26
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

An intense 16-bit action platformer featuring Metroidvania elements, Japanese mythos, and gorgeous pixel art. Switch between the protagonists, Ayame and Kensei, who have unique, surprising combat styles that you will need to master to save feudal Japan from Amaterasu’s wrath.

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Dice Legacy Definitive Edition

DESTINYbit, Amplifier Game Invest

Dice Legacy Definitive Edition – May 26
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

In this dice-based survival city builder, you roll and use your dice to gather resources, construct buildings, expand your settlement and face the menacing threats of a mysterious ringworld. Dice Legacy Definitive Edition includes all the content from the original Dice Legacy release plus the three major updates.         

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Drill Deal – Oil Tycoon


Drill Deal – Oil Tycoon – May 26

Embark on this fun adventure and build your own oil rig! Start with a small platform and expand it to a large, interconnected complex. Optimize your designs for more efficient production, increase cash flow, and keep your employees happy and safe.

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Ratalaika Games S.L.

Replikator – May 26

A top-down shooter with roguelike elements, set in an abandoned space science complex. In the role of a galactic mercenary, you will have to fight against hordes of crazed robots and ectoplasmic monsters. Explore a mysterious scientific complex and uncover the secret of the Replikator project.

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Microsoft has revealed the next round of free games coming to Xbox One and Xbox 360 from May 22nd to 26th.

Xbox Live Gold and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate members will start the week with Saints Row: The Third – one of the most popular, open world action adventure games in the Saints Row series. Xbox 360 owners who are Gold members and own a 360 will receive LEGO Pirates of the Caribbean.

On May 24th Xbox One players can pick up two free games in one day. Ultimate members get Planes and Assassins Creed: Chronicles China, while Gold members can download Pizza Frenzy and Jets’n’Guns. Finally, on May 26th Xbox One players with an active subscription can enjoy Warriors Orochi 3 Ultimate.

It’s an exciting selection of games with plenty of variety. Best of all, the titles will remain in members’ libraries, even after the promotional period has ended.

The fun doesn’t stop on Xbox One. Xbox 360 gold members can pick up two games: LEGO Pirates of the Caribbean (which will also be free on Xbox One) and Star Wars: The Force Unleashed.

The solid selection is rounded off with a wealth of discounts on Xbox One and Xbox 360 titles over the next seven days, so gaming fans will be spoiled for choice.

Whether you’re playing on Xbox One or 360, Microsoft has something for everyone with its May 22nd to 26th lineup. Make sure to take advantage of your subscription and enjoy these great games!

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