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 more details (release dates subject to change). Let’s jump in!
Grand Theft Auto V (Xbox Series X|S) – March 15 – Optimized for Xbox Series X|S
Experience entertainment blockbusters, Grand Theft Auto V and GTA Online, now for Xbox Series X|S. Transfer both GTAV Story Mode progress and GTA Online characters and progression to Xbox Series X|S with a one-time migration. Grand Theft Auto Online can be purchased separately. More details here on the Xbox Store.
The Mooseman (Xbox Series X|S) – March 15 – Optimized for Xbox Series X|S
You are the Mooseman and you have the ability to see all that is hidden to the mortal eye. You are about to visit three layers of this universe – the first one is the Lower World where the spirits of the dead reside. Welcome to the mysterious world of ancient myth, based on finno-ugric culture of bygone pagan times.
Phantom Breaker: Omnia – March 15
Phantom Breaker Omnia is a fast-paced 2D anime fighting game that features 20 unique characters, pitted against one another to make their greatest wishes come true. The ability to choose between 3 fighting styles will appeal to seasoned gamers while making the game accessible to newcomers.
Paradise Killer – March 16
Paradise Island, a world outside reality. There’s been a murder that only “investigation freak” Lady Love Dies can solve. You can accuse anyone, but you’ll have to prove your case in trial to convict. It’s up to you to decide who’s guilty.
Tunic – March 16
Explore a land filled with lost legends, ancient powers, and ferocious monsters in Tunic, an isometric action game about a small fox on a big adventure.
The Wanderer: Frankenstein’s Creature – March 16
Play as the Creature, a wanderer without memory or past, a virgin spirit in a completely fabricated body. To forge the destiny of this artificial being who is ignorant of both good and evil, you will have to explore the vast world and experience joy and sorrow.
Wordbreaker by Powgi – March 16 (Not available in Japan)
Wordbreaker is a code-breaking game using letters. Each word will tell you which letters are used, and which are in the correct place. Your reward for solving each puzzle is a terrible joke!
Royal Frontier – March 17
The wagons are packed and an eager group of settlers are ready to head out. But the journey is full of dangers. Treacherous terrain, savage bandits, and ancient monsters have been the end of many settlers. So, they turn to you to protect them. Choose your party, move across the map like a board game, and battle monsters.
Monster Energy Supercross 5 – March 17 – Optimized for Xbox Series X|S – Smart Delivery
Hold on fast to the handlebar of your bike because a new chapter of the series has finally arrived. Try Monster Energy Supercross – The Official Videogame 5 and discover the quintessence of indoor supercross! Pre-order to get the full game and the Customization Pack Ice Blizzard to brave the low temperatures in style. Also available as a Special Edition featuring the Season Pass and three days of early access.
Shredders – March 17 – Xbox Game Pass
Available day one with Game Pass. Break into the snowboarding event of the year to pull off one of the most insane tricks imaginable, all for the hope of scoring a wildcard entry to an exclusive invitational. To prove you’re up to the challenge, master the art of park riding, buttering, rails and massive kickers and earn your place in the world of snowboarding.
Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin – March 18 – Optimized for Xbox Series X|S – Smart Delivery
In this hard-core action RPG, Jack must hazard numerous challenges to bring the light of the crystals back to Cornelia, a kingdom conquered by darkness. Will restoring the crystals’ light usher in peace or a new form of darkness? Or perhaps something else entirely? Also available as a Digital Deluxe Edition that features the Season Pass and three days of early access starting on March 15. Be sure to check out the Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin Demo Version ; your earned progress will carry over to the full version of the game.
Who Pressed Mute on Uncle Marcus? – March 18
The family quiz is a long-held tradition but this year, Abby receives some shocking news: someone has poisoned Uncle Marcus! Make decisions throughout the story to uncover the truth and try to save him before it is too late.