Next Week on Xbox: New Games for October 2 to 6

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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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Builder Simulator

Frozen Way

Builder Simulator – October 2

The perfect game for those who want to build a house from the ground up, one brick at a time. On easy, the game will guide and teach you by showing you full instruction, but on hard you will get no help, having to rely on your builder skills and make everything yourself.

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Trepang2 – Pre-Order



Trepang2 – October 2
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S

Play as an escaped soldier, who has no memories of their past life, but is infused with supernatural abilities. Revenge is on your mind, and you’ll stop at nothing to get what you want. Deliver devastating punches, sneak around in the shadows, wield explosive weapons, and give the bad guys a taste of their own medicine.

High On Life: High On Knife

Squanch Games, Inc.

High on Knife (High on Life DLC) – October 3

It’s been two years since the Bounty Hunter defeated the G3 cartel. Now Knifey needs help tracking down a mysterious package from his homeworld. Will they get mixed up with a friendly giant, a pinball gun, poaching rings, and a terrifying intergalactic shipping company? Yeah. Sure.

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The Lamplighters League

Paradox Interactive


The Lamplighters League – October 3
Game Pass / Optimized for Xbox Series X|S

Available on day one with Game Pass! Recruit a team of misfits and scoundrels with unique abilities and unforgettable personalities and chase the Banished Court to the ends of the earth in a mix of real-time infiltration, turn-based tactical combat, and a character-driven story of adventure and intrigue in The Lamplighters League! If you play your cards right, you might just save the world. Playable on Cloud, Console, and PC.

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Synergia – NextGen Edition

Top Hat Studios, Inc.

Synergia – NextGen Edition – October 3
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

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. This is a 4K remaster featuring the Sunrise expansion plus bonus content!

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Warhammer 40,000: Darktide



Warhammer 40,000: Darktide (Xbox Series X|S) – October 4

Take back the city of Tertium from hordes of bloodthirsty foes in this intense and brutal action shooter. Warhammer 40,000: Darktide is the new co-op focused experience from the award-winning team behind the Vermintide series. As Tertium falls, Rejects Will Rise.

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MeteoHeroes Saving Planet Earth

Meridiem Games S.L.

MeteoHeroes Saving Planet Earth! – October 4
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

Get ready for a fun-filled action platform game in which you must find the hidden items that will help you clean up every city and get the MeteoHeroes’ back to their home – while keeping out of reach of the many enemies that want to stop you. It’s fabulous fun for children of all ages – and, of course, features all the characters from the popular TV series MeteoHeroes!

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Anthology of Fear

Ultimate Games

Anthology of Fear – October 4

After months of investigations, no one has been able to locate your brother. When all hope for help is lost, you take matters into your own hands. Solve the mystery of your brother’s disappearance while making your way through unsettling liminal locations. Be careful though, as your way through the nightmare will be paved with danger.

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Dead Drop Studios LLC

Dinobreak – October 4
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

Band together with survivors across the city to uncover the origins of a dinosaur onslaught and find a path to safety. Dinobreak looks, sounds, and plays like a ’90s-era survival horror game. Cheesy acting, extreme gore, exhilarating action, and resource management await as you fight through hordes of dinosaurs to escape.

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Treachery in Beatdown City: Ultra Remix


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Blossom Tales II: The Minotaur Prince

Playtonic Friends

Blossom Tales II: The Minotaur Prince – October 4
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

Grandpa’s latest tale takes you on a journey through haunted forests, pirate shores, and other mysterious lands across a vast open world! Charming towns, terrible enemies, tricky puzzles, and powerful weapons await you. Enjoy a “story within a story” as your player character’s Grandpa narrates exciting moments throughout Lily’s incredible adventure. Will you help Lily defeat the Minotaur King and save her brother?

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Diorama Dungeoncrawl – Master of the Living Castle

Eastasiasoft Limited

Diorama Dungeoncrawl – Master of the Living Castle – October 4
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

Inspired by 16-bit action games, Diorama Dungeoncrawl brings old-school challenge and style to low-poly 3D set pieces! Battle monsters and avoid traps in your quest to claim the heart of the Living Castle. Explore shrouded forests, mysterious halls, towers, and dungeons to face off against the powerful Necromancer who commands the forces of darkness.

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Assassin’s Creed® Mirage




Assassin’s Creed Mirage – October 5
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

Experience the story of Basim, a cunning street thief seeking answers and justice as he navigates the bustling streets of ninth-century Baghdad. Through a mysterious, ancient organization known as the Hidden Ones, he will become a deadly Master Assassin and change his fate in ways he never could have imagined.

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Bang-On Balls: Chronicles

Untold Tales

Bang-On Balls: Chronicles – October 5

A quirky, content-packed, destructible open-world sandbox adventure with combat, platforming, character customization, and collect-a-thon scavenger hunt experience. Play solo, two-player split screen, or online co-op for up to four players.

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Forza Motorsport Premium Edition

Xbox Game Studios


Forza Motorsport Premium Edition – October 5 (Early Access)
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S

Build your racer from a choice of over 500 real-world cars including modern race cars and more than 100 cars new to Forza Motorsport. Make every lap count across 20 living environments with fan-favorite locations and multiple track layouts to master, each featuring live on-track scoring, fully dynamic time-of-day with weather and unique driving conditions that ensure no two laps ever look or play the same.  The Forza Motorsport Premium Edition includes the full game with 5 days early access, the Race Day Car Pack, Car Pass, VIP Membership, and Welcome Pack. 

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Knight vs Giant: The Broken Excalibur


Knight vs Giant: The Broken Excalibur – October 5
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S

In this fantasy action rogue lite, you’ll play as King Arthur, and utilize the Broken Excalibur to channel the unique powers of your fallen Knights as you battle through hordes of dire foes and face off against challenging giant bosses. Explore vibrant, procedurally generated dungeons, receive blessings, and customize your skills. Rescue the kingdom’s loyal citizens and call upon their unique talents to restore your seat at Castle Camelot to glory!

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No Son Of Mine


No Son of Mine – October 5
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S

He’s intelligent, unpredictable, deadly, and cruel. Explore, fight, hide, and find the truth before he finds you. Pay attention to your surroundings and don’t panic. You will be hunted. You will be terrorized. Can you survive?

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Aquarium Land

QubicGames S.A.

Aquarium Land – October 6

Go fish in the sea, swim, catch species like goldfish, starfish, koi fish and add them to your fish tank to expand your aquarium shop! Discover amazing places filled with a wide variety of beautiful animals.

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Mummy Pinball

Super PowerUP Games



Mummy Pinball – October 6
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

Get ready for Mummy Pinball, overcome all the challenges, and break the curse of the Egyptian gods in this exciting Pinball machine. Discover all the secrets inside the pyramid, and find the tomb of the pharaoh, complete all the missions, and become number one in the world or the best among your Friends, posting your high score on the online leaderboards.

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NHL® 24 Standard Edition Xbox Series X|S

Electronic Arts



NHL 24 – October 6
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S

EA Sports NHL 24 brings authentic on-ice action to life! Experience the rush and fatigue of a high-pressure game with the Exhaust Engine, change the momentum with Physics-Based Contact as you break the glass and send players into the bench with big body checks, and get unparalleled player command with the new Vision Passing System and Total Control Skill Moves. The NHL 24 X-Factor Edition includes 3 days of early access, allowing you to start playing on October 3.

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Pirates on Target

Ratalaika Games S.L.

Pirates on Target – October 6
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

Use your geometric and logic skills to fire cannons at pirate ships and sink them to the bottom of the sea. In each level you’ll need to move the blocks strategically and change the trajectory of the cannonballs until they reach the target. The concept is simple yet challenging, and the difficulty gradually increases over dozens of levels.

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Project Blue

8 Bit Legit


Project Blue – October 6

Hidden in the outskirts of the Dezone, a secret bio-weapons lab is conducting unspeakable experiments on the homeless youth of that concrete wasteland. The most promising test subject, Project Blue, manages to break free. Now it’s up to you to help Blue escape from Theta Lab. Put your skill, wits, and reflexes to the test as you jump, swim, and blast your way through four massive areas in this exciting new action platformer.

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Sunshine Manor

Hound Picked Games

Sunshine Manor – October 6
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

Ada is a reluctant adventurer who accepts the challenge to spend a night in the infamous haunted Sunshine Manor and encounters ghosts, demons, and other blood-soaked horrors along with quirky characters, unique challenges and a cute but eerie atmosphere. Enjoy stunning hand-drawn pixel art graphics and an 80s-inspired soundtrack that combine perfectly to create a hauntingly thrilling experience in this a spine-chilling retro horror adventure.

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SWORD ART ONLINE Last Recollection Pre-Order

Bandai Namco Entertainment America Inc.


Sword Art Online: Last Recollection – October 6
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

Based on “Sword Art Online’s” War of Underworld anime arc, a new story unfolds with tough challenges that await our beloved hero, Kirito, and his new friends. Players will unmask the Dark Knight and find out if Kirito and the crew will survive the relentless battling against the forces of the Dark Territory!

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Torn Away



Torn Away – October 6

Torn Away is an interactive story with a unique blend of adventure games, side-scrollers, and cinematic first-person levels Experience the tragedy of World War II through the eyes of a child and survive without losing your humanity in this war-torn world, where only the strongest prevail.   

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Megame Studio

Zumania – October 6
Optimized for Xbox Series X|S / Smart Delivery

Funny and colorful family puzzle game. Embark on an incredible adventure across magical worlds with a magical ballista. Explore the mysteries of ancient worlds and get all the exotic bonuses that will help you solve the puzzles.

News Article Courtesy Of Mike Nelson, Xbox Wire Editor »