Next week on Xbox: December 13-17
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Welcome to next week on Xbox! Here we cover all of the new games coming to Xbox One, Xbox Series X | S, and Windows PC, as well as upcoming Xbox Game Passes and upcoming ID @ Xbox games! Get more details on these games below and click on their profiles for pre-order details when available (release dates are subject to change). Let’s go!
Among us – December 14 – Xbox game pass
Play with 4-15 players online or over local Wi-Fi as you try to get your spaceship ready for departure. But beware, because one or more random players among the crew are impostors determined to kill everyone! Stay tuned for the next addition to Xbox Cloud Gaming (Beta)!
Detective Di: The Murders of the Silk Rose – December 14
Someone systematically kills young women in the Chinese capital during the Tang Dynasty, leaving cards with riddles and warnings at the crime scene. After a daringly solved case, the newly created but extremely talented young detective Di Renjije receives, from Empress Wu Zetian herself, the task of uncovering the identity of the murderer. Play as the detective in ancient China and solve the mystery of cruel serial murders.
2 synchro hedgehogs – December 15
A puzzle-platform with two hedgehogs moving in sync! Improve your logic as you control a team of twins in one move in this pixel-art style puzzle platformer game.
The letter: a visual horror novel – December 15
When seven people fall prey to a vicious curse, they discover that the real threat is not in the shadows, but in their hearts and minds. The letter: a visual horror novel is an interactive horror-themed drama inspired by classic Asian horror movies. Told through an immersive branching narrative, the game throws players into the ever-changing roles of seven characters as they find themselves entangled in a mystery that has plagued Ermengarde Mansion for centuries.
Lodoss War Recording -Deedlit in Wonder Labyrinth- – December 15
Lodoss War Recording -Deedlit in Wonder Labyrinth- is a ‘Metroidvania’ style 2D action-exploration game developed under the close supervision of original creator Ryo Mizuno, depicting the previously unknown history of Deedlit and the events leading up to Record of Lodoss War: Diadem of the Covenant. The two fans of Recording of the Lodoss war and all new players can take full advantage of this latest installment in the series.
dirt – December 16 – Xbox game pass
The Gunk stars a duo of gritty space carriers, battling for cash as they stumble across an untouched planet teeming with life. They’ve come to gather exotic plants and other precious resources, and it looks like they’ve hit the jackpotâ¦ Available on Cloud, Console and PC.
Murder Diaries 3 – Santa’s Blood Trail – December 16
This game is a must have for any true fan of thrillers and for anyone who enjoys a great murder mystery that goes beyond normal storytelling. In Murder Diaries 3 – Santa’s Blood Trail, you are placed in the midst of a gripping murder mystery that unfolds as you listen to testimonies from witnesses, friends and relatives surrounding the holiday season.
Aspire: the story of Ina – December 17
Embark on a fantastic adventure as Ina and explore yourself against the backdrop of the dazzling landscapes of La Tour. The experience of fear turns into conviction as she discovers her purpose in this world and sets out on the path to freedom.
Pocus Circus – December 17
Two brothers are lost in the dark and spooky woods, and they accidentally stumble upon an abandoned circus. Suddenly, they are both attacked by a group of mad clowns, and one of the brothers is captured – which is why he decides to save his brother on his own and travels to the depths of the woods where he would find only grave dangers and an inevitable coulrophobia.
The puzzle machine – December 17
The puzzle machine is a first-person sci-fi horror puzzle game that aims to capture the obscurity and unpredictability of the games of yesteryear, framed in an increasingly disturbing presentation.
Razerwire: Nanowars – December 17
RazerWire: Nanowars is a unique bullet-hell style game where you don’t shoot enemies so much as you use a wire connected to a generator like a weapon, cutting enemies with a sharp monomolecular filament. With each wave, the level of difficulty increases! Opponents with new weapons and better armor appear, and that’s where upgrades come to the rescue. With the points you earn, you can upgrade your weapon and buy useful bonuses.
Trophy – December 17
Trophy is a brand new action platformer created for the original NES and now available for Xbox. Take control of the Trophy robot in this exciting new homebrew game. Save the peaceful planet of Gearus 9 from the evil machinations of Lord Q as you run, jump and fight your way to victory.
Next week on Xbox: December 6-10
Coming soon to Xbox Game Pass: Halo Infinite, Among Us, Stardew Valley and more
Next week on Xbox: November 29 to December 3