19 more games will be added to the Xbox platform next week, including Death Stranding, Saints Row, F1 Manager 2022, Midnight Fight Express and Soul Hackers 2.
It’s busy next week, folks. A whopping 19 games, including some heavy hitters, are coming to Xbox. It all kicks off on August 23, with Death Stranding coming to PC Game Pass, and yes, Death Stranding will support Xbox Achievements. On the same day we also have Xbox Game Pass title from day one, Midnight Fight Express and Volition’s Saints Row reboot – what a day! On August 25, F1 Manager 2022 will be released and on August 26 we will have Pac-Man World Re-Pac and Soul Hackers 2.
From this page, you can view a game’s achievements list when it’s released, subscribe to a game for news updates, add them to your wishlist, and even click through to the Microsoft Store to pre-order or purchase. Here’s a rundown of everything coming to the world of Xbox next week. Let us know in the comments which of these you plan on picking up!
Death Stranding – Windows
From legendary game creator Hideo Kojima comes an all-new genre-defying experience. Stay connected with the “Social Strand System”.
Sam Bridges must face a world completely transformed by the Death Stranding. With the disjointed remnants of our future in his hands, he embarks on a journey to reconnect the shattered world one step at a time.
With Norman Reedus, Mads Mikkelsen, Lea Seydoux and Lindsay Wagner.
Additional PC features include HIGH FRAME RATE, PHOTO MODE and ULTRA-WIDE MONITOR SUPPORT. Also includes crossover content from Valve Corporation’s HALF-LIFE series.
Are you smarter than a 5th grader? — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One
Based on the hit TV franchise, this charming couch co-op quiz game for 1-8 players shows you over 6800 questions in full English. Prove how much you remember about school and that you are, in fact, smarter than a fifth grader.
Fallen Legion: Revenants – Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One
The world is covered in miasma and the remnants of humanity have taken refuge in a floating castle ruled by a madman. Switch between the charismatic politician Lucien and the vengeful ghost Rowena, and make political maneuvers in the castle above while battling monsters in the wasteland below. This iteration features exclusive new characters and new boss battle scenarios that will leave you wanting more!
Fallen Legion: Rise to Glory – Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One
Return to the battlefield of Fenumia, where a besieged country stands on the brink of war. See the conflict through the lenses of Princess Cecille and Legatus Laendur, one who would restore her kingdom to its former glory and one who would see a new nation rise in its place. Fallen Legion: Rise to Glory combines both Fallen Legion: Flames of Rebellion and Fallen Legion: Sins of an Empire for the first time on Xbox consoles and includes new characters to aid you in your battle.
Midnight Fight Express – Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Windows
A former member of the criminal underworld is lured back to “life” by a mysterious drone that claims they have until dawn to work together to prevent a citywide criminal takeover.
Saints Row – Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One
“Welcome to Santo Ileso, a vibrant fictional city in the heart of the American Southwest. In a crime-ridden world where lawless factions fight for power, a group of young friends embark on their own criminal enterprise as they rise to the top. in their effort to become Self Made.
Experience the biggest and best Saints Row playground ever created; The unique expansive world of Santo Ileso is the setting for a wild, larger-than-life sandbox filled with thrilling side hustles, criminal ventures, and blockbuster missions as you shoot, drive, and wingsuit your way to the top.
Yars: Charged – Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One
Shoot from range or nibble up close and personal in a boss-rush, bullet-dodging revival of the classic 1982 Atari title, Yars’ Revenge. Take on 60 unique enemy encounters alone or with a friend in local co-op.
Flat Heroes – Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Windows
Flat Heroes encourages you to navigate in style and survive over 300 handcrafted levels, destroy the most epic bosses and truly be the two-dimensional hero (or heroes!) you’ve always dreamed you could be.
Islets – Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One
Take to the skies and reunite a fragmented world in this surprisingly healthy metroidvania! Help Iko adventure across beautiful hand-painted islands, receive letters from a quirky cast of characters, and face mighty monstrous foes.
Kid Ball Adventure – Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One
Bounce your way through 100 rooms full of dangerous traps and cunning enemies on a quest to save your lost love!
Enter a fantasy world of bouncing balls and magical castles in Kid Ball Adventure, a 2D precision platformer that balances risks with big rewards! Control Kid Ball as he chases those who have captured his love through treacherous castle dungeons. To lead Kid Ball to victory, you must overcome 100 challenging levels full of traps and deadly enemies, bounce over spikes and use booster cannons to your advantage! Find the key and unlock the exit to proceed to the next daunting room full of dangers!
Kid Ball Adventure has a regular mode where stages can be retried as many times as needed, but that’s not where the adventure ends! Waiting for true masters, Time Trial mode offers Classic, No Death and Hell Day variants to take your skills to the ultimate test. With adjustable difficulty, cute pixel art presentation, and a groovy original soundtrack, Kid Ball Adventure offers wholesome platforming fun for casual players and hardcore speedrunners alike!
F1 Manager 2022 – Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One
Make your mark on Formula 1® in the officially licensed F1® Manager 2022. Be the boss of your chosen constructor and choose from a selection of 2022 drivers and staff. With full F1® licenses and a lifelike presentation, you don’t just play F1® Manager 2022 – you live it.
Hidden Shapes: Black Skull + Old West – Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One
Hidden Shapes: Black Skull + Old West is a collection of two beautiful and relaxing minimalist hand-drawn jigsaw puzzles with two options to choose from, “Pirates” or “Cowboys”.
Both games in this bundle have similar features and gameplay, in the Black Skull edition, the player gets to play with elements of the classic jigsaw puzzle in many pirate themed puzzles.
In the Old West version, the player has the same functions but with different levels and now with a diversity of Cowboys related puzzles.
Both games are made exclusively for you to save your peace and marvel at beautiful art for each puzzle solved, with abstract and minimalist elements!
Richman 10 – Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Windows
“Richman10” is a classic chess game in which players earn money through luck (dice) and strategy (buy land and buy cards) to beat other players. Fine arts use pure 3D Q version of the original painting style. Game modes include: story mode, biography mode, multiplayer hot seat mode!
SD Gundam Battle Alliance – Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One
Aquadine – Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One
After his mother was hospitalized for an unknown illness, Robin Liyun works as a part-time gondolier to make ends meet, but under an alias called Ciel.
One evening, when he finishes giving tours, a mysterious voice lures him to discover a beautiful mermaid. She dives underwater shortly after their encounter, leading him to believe that the Ancient Aquadine was real.
Robin continues to live his double life as he makes new friends and learns more about the multi-people civilization.
Functions * Voice acting * Healthy adolescent coming-of-age story * Beautiful anime/manga inspired art * Incredible music soundtrack
NHRA: Speed for All – Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One
NHRA is back – bigger and better than ever! Immerse yourself in the teams, tracks, tuning and strategies, then strap yourself into the wheel of your ultimate quest to become the champion of the real Beasts of the Strip.
PAC-MAN WORLD Re-PAC — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One
Soul Hackers 2 – Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Windows
Explore a supernatural RPG with stylish summoners and dark dangers lurking beneath the neon lights of a cyberpunk Japan. It’s up to Aion’s agents to decipher fate and save the world from the apocalypse!
The Company Man – Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One
Climb the corporate ladder and knock over your boss!
The Company Man is a classic action platformer where you play as average salary man Jim. Hit your crazy coworkers with a keyboard, shoot your bad bosses with emails and polish your coffee beans at the Good Water Company. Survive the struggles of working life and fulfill your lifelong quest to become CEO!
DESTROY EVERYONE IN YOUR PATH WHILE STARTING YOUR WAY TO THE TOP Put your platforming skills to the test as you jump and sprint through seven corporate departments full of booby traps, quirky coworkers and tough bosses.
IMMERSE YOURSELF IN A BEAUTIFULLY MADE WORLD Explore a variety of beautiful hand-painted environments – from the icy, air-conditioned floors in Accounting to the endless mountains of paperwork in Human Resources.
RELATED ISSUES PROVIDED WITH WHITE Do you remember the lazy manager who bosses you around, or the annoying coworker who tries to sell you a pyramid scheme? You will find yourself laughing at the many puns and jokes of working life.
PULL YOURSELF ON THE BOOTSTRAPS WITH WEAPON UPGRADES Improve yourself with a keyboard upgrade after beating a new department. There are many ways to get the job done, from throwing a retarded comment to spreading a spam email tsunami.
ENERGIZED WITH A RELAXING COFFEE BREAK Feeling a little understaffed? Take a coffee break to boost your health and stamina! I mean, how can you knock down a company without a bit of caffeine?
BUFF UP WITH COFFEE BEANS Spend the coins you earn by beating up your colleagues in the Coffee Shop, which offers a variety of coffee beans for health and stamina.
WATCH OUT FOR SECRET GAUNTLET DUNGEONS Challenge yourself in secret gauntlet dungeons where Jim is forced to fight wave after wave of colleagues. These dungeons are not easy to find, so keep an eye out for them!
THERE IS A DIFFICULTY LEVEL FOR EVERYONE Whether you’re a beginner or an expert, we’ve got you covered with a wide range of difficulty levels from Normal to Impossible (Impossible unlocks after you beat the game).
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