This includes several new games coming to Game Pass: Jusant and Headbangers: Rhythm Royale on October 31, and PlateUp! and Thirsty Suitors on November 2. As for notable non-Game Pass releases, RoboCop: Rogue City and The Talos Principle II launch on November 2, and EA Sports WRC races onto Xbox Series X|S on November 3.
Here’s a breakdown of everything coming to the world of Xbox next week. Let us know which of these you’re planning on picking up in the comments!
Headbangers: Rhythm Royale — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Windows
Headbangers is a light-hearted, Rhythm Battle Royale Game where you and 29 other Pigeons compete against each other, all to complete your quest of claiming the title of Master Headbanger!
Jusant — Xbox Series X|S
Enjoy meditative vibes in Jusant, an action-puzzle climbing game. Scale an immeasurably tall tower and ascend to new heights alongside your watery companion. Master your climbing tools, find your way up through diverse biomes, and piece together the tower’s past.
Little Goody Two Shoes — Xbox Series X|S
Alien Hominid HD — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One
The 2D side-scrolling shooter from The Behemoth is back! With your mighty blaster and a group of mysterious kids by your side, destroy the agency and reclaim your spaceship!
Alien Hominid Invasion — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One
Old friends and bitter enemies await as you invade Earth alongside a Mothership full of alien friends! Blast, beam, and bite your way through an endless swarm of enemies as you and up to three of your fellow hominids cause mayhem with a huge arsenal of weapons, mutations, and acrobatic maneuvers.
Alpha Particle — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One
Take the role of a defenseless energy particle and travel between space stations as you search for answers. In this 2.5D side-scrolling action-adventure, your only objective is to overcome obstacles creatively and forge ahead, always hoping that the truth of your purpose will be revealed through experience.
You have no physical body. Your life serves as both your boost ability and your currency in this world, so you’ll need to spend wisely as you navigate new challenges. Earn new abilities, use elements to solve environmental puzzles or remove enemy threats, navigate the labyrinthian workings of interstellar bases and do whatever it takes to survive. Can you overcome your limitations to become the Alpha Particle?
Fusion Paradox — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Windows
Step by step, explore the Supernatural Threat Reduction Agency and discover its mysteries and secrets as you gradually make your way to the top floor, where one of the most important and mysterious finds of our time is being studied: the tomb of the ancient Goddess of War, Anath. The main character is a special agent who came after receiving the red danger level signal. Waking up in a secret laboratory, the hero realizes that all of the Agency’s members have lost their minds and that he was subjected to strange energy effects that gave him short-term amnesia and the ability to change his state. Making your way through many obstacles and hordes of the possessed, you have to reach the threat’s main source to liberate the Agency and prevent the danger from spreading to the outside world.
RollerCoaster Tycoon Adventures Deluxe — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One
RCT Adventures Deluxe is an all-ages treat for players who love theme park simulations and fans who like to build coasters. The intuitive coaster builder lets you create wild, death-defying coasters that twist and turn, swoop and swirl.
Three in-depth game modes mean countless hours of gameplay, including Adventure Mode, Scenarios Mode, and the open Sandbox Mode.
True Virus — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One
True Virus is a point-and-click adventure game that takes players to an abandoned psychiatric hospital. Set in a world ravaged by an enigmatic and dangerous pandemic.In True Virus, you play the role of a mental hospital patient who has awoken in a world devastated by a deadly pandemic. Your job is to find out what really happened.Featuring stylized graphics, “True Virus” creates a visually striking and atmospheric environment that enhances the sense of anxiety and trepidation.As you traverse the twisted landscape of the abandoned city, you’ll encounter a series of complex puzzles and thought-provoking challenges. Sharpen your problem-solving skills by unlocking hidden passages, deciphering cryptic codes and discovering hidden objects.Uncover secrets that hide in the darkness, revealing layer after layer of the disturbing story unfolding before you. Delve into the lives of forgotten patients and hospital staff, gradually piecing together their stories and their connection to the mysterious pandemic.Will you be able to defeat the abandoned psychiatric hospital and unravel the mystery behind the True Virus?
Wizardry School: Escape Room — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One
The School Headmaster needs your help to recover the Philosopher’s Stone. In this escape room you will have to explore your wizardry school, solve puzzles, learn new spells and put your magical skills to the test. Will you save the school?
Achilles: Legends Untold — Xbox Series X|S
Experience the reimagined myth of the bravest Greek warrior Achilles. Save your homeland from the clutches of terror in this isometric action RPG epic!
FINIS — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One
FINIS is a puzzle game with a difference, we create a psychological evaluation based on your choices. Each universe offers a different experience, terror, calm, destruction, war, progress… You can choose between 8 completely different paths and each path will take you to a unique ending.
My Time at Sandrock — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One
Explore the Open WorldExplore vast deserts surrounding the city-state of Sandrock. Dive into ruins to dig for Old World relics, seek our materials in hard-to-reach locations, or spend time relaxing in Sandrock with your neighbors.
Extensive Stories for NPCsExperience a detailed story complete with hundreds of sidequests and over 30 all-new characters. Spend time getting to know Sandrock’s residents, uncovering backstories, and making meaningful connections along the way.
New CombatQuickly shift between melee combat and third-person shooting mechanics in dynamic action battles.Use the new weapons and defense break mechanic to your tactical advantage, or boost your stats to simply smash through battles!
Mini GamesA diversity of mini-games allow you and local Sandrock residents to stay entertained in the desert town.
And MoreUse your workshop’s profits to turn the empty prairie into farmable land;Grow crops for extra cash or transform them into delicious dishes;Attend festivals with Sandrock’s residents;Find secrets and much more!
PlateUp! — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Windows
RoboCop: Rogue City — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One
Become the legendary part man, part machine, all cop hero and bring justice to the dangerous, crime-ridden streets of Old Detroit.
Uphold the law by any means necessary:With your powerful Auto-9 or one of the other 20 weapons available, eradicate criminals throughout this explosive first-person adventure. Your cyborg strength and cybernetic abilities can be upgraded as you progress, to make you an even more formidable law enforcement officer.
It’s up to you to decide how to fulfil your prime directives:Explore open areas and complete your objectives according to your own sense of justice. Finding evidence, interrogating suspects and maintaining public order are just some of your daily tasks as a police officer. But don’t take decisions lightly: your choices can determine the fate of citizens and the result of your mission.
An original story set in the world of RoboCop:The city of Old Detroit has been hit by a crime wave, with a new enemy threatening the peace and order. Your investigation leads you right into the heart of a shadowy conspiracy in an original story that takes place between RoboCop 2 and 3, with striking locations to explore and familiar faces to meet. Peter Weller, the original RoboCop actor, is even back on duty to voice the cybercop.
Get ready to…
PROTECT THE INNOCENT AND UPHOLD THE LAW
The Smurfs 2: The Prisoner of the Green Stone — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One
With your crack team and the help of the SmurfoMix, liberate the village of the Smurfs from the grip of the Green Stone!
Handy Smurf has created a revolutionary invention: SmurfoMix! However, it’s missing a key ingredient, the Green Stone, which is in the greedy clutches of Gargamel. So Handy Smurf and his team set off on a mission to retrieve the famous stone from Gargamel’s laboratory, but a fatal misstep causes it to explode, its fragments scattering throughout the Cursed Land.
In addition to unleashing into the wild its incredible powers to copy and decompose matter, the Green Stone has set free the evil Stolas, a new order bent on creating a reign of terror.
A crack team of 4 Smurfs must then adventure through various teleporters to find the fragments of the Green Stone and piece them back together before it plunges the world into chaos. Well equipped, the Smurfs can count on the SmurfoMix and an unexpected ally… Gargamel!
GENERAL INFORMATION• Meet the team of iconic Smurfs: Handy Smurf, Brainy Smurf, Dimwitty Smurf, and Smurfstorm!• For the first time in a video game, collaborate with Gargamel to save the Smurf Village! Use teleporters to travel through the Cursed Land and discover 3 new, unexplored regions.• Enjoy dynamic gameplay with exploration, platforming, and even more intense combat thanks to the SmurfoMix!• Collect various resources to acquire the BoostiBoom and improve the Smurfomix throughout the adventure!• Embark on the adventure with a partner, friends or family in co-op mode.
GAME HIGHLIGHTS• A new story which respects the license, set in a beautiful, well-crafted game world.• Accessible and intuitive gameplay that will delight both Smurf fans and action/platforming fans.
The Talos Principle II — Xbox Series X|S
The Talos Principle 2 is a thought-provoking first-person puzzle experience that greatly expands on the first game’s philosophical themes and stunning environments with increasingly mind-bending challenges.
Thirsty Suitors — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Windows
From Outerloop Games, Thirsty Suitors is a stylish, story-driven adventure that unfolds through turn-based battles, skateboarding, and cooking. Help Jala confront her mistakes, make up with her exes, reconcile cultural differences, and become the person she was meant to be. Easy, right?
Call of Toys: Tower Defense! — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Windows
Explore an arsenal of 13 unique towers, each equipped with magical spells and exclusive abilities. Customize your towers with numerous upgrades that enhance their strength and unlock new magical powers.
But that’s not all! Your towers can be equipped with a variety of items, including armor, helmets, shields, amulets, rings, and an impressive selection of weapons such as swords, axes, hammers, magic wands, and bows.
Tad the Lost Explorer — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One
DreamWorks All-Star Kart Racing — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One
An all-star cast of iconic DreamWorks characters brings the fun and hilarity to high-speed kart racing action like never before! Race on 20 different DreamWorks-themed tracks with your choice of 20 of the most iconic DreamWorks characters in a kart racing experience like no other.
Jumanji: Wild Adventures — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One
Choose your avatar from heroes Smolder Bravestone, Ruby Roundhouse, Mouse Finbar, and Shelly Oberon, and explore uncharted territories home to fierce predators, warring factions and devious traps that can sweep you off your feet. Survive the jungle to reach new zones including forgotten villages, icy mountains, dark caves, and fetid swamps. And always be ready for new threats, because the Jumanji drums could strike at any moment!
As you level up your heroes through experience and purchase upgrades with your hard-earned loot, you’ll gain the strength to take on bosses like the cunning Smuggler and vicious Siberian Tiger. You may even discover some of Jumanji’s most secret rooms and lost treasures.
The quest to recover the Jewel of Jumanji has evolved. If you want to get home, go big with adventure!
EA Sports WRC — Xbox Series X|S
• 3-Day Early Access• Ford, Toyota and Hyundai livery & apparel packs• VIP Rally Pass for 5 in-game seasons
Build the car of your dreams in our biggest rally game ever, EA SPORTS™ WRC, the all-new official videogame of the FIA World Rally Championship, the first developed by the award-winning team behind the DiRT Rally series.
• MAKE YOUR OWN – Design and drive your dream rally car with the debut of Builder mode• REWRITE HEADLINES – Race and overcome recent events alongside real-world highlights and nostalgic throwbacks in Moments mode• DYNAMIC HANDLING SYSTEM – Codemasters’ renowned multi-surface handling model is improved for WRC. Tailor it to match your skill level and put it to the test on surface degradation• IMMERSIVE – Revel in euphoric moments as you battle the elements across dirt, snow and asphalt in the pursuit of the perfect run• AUTHENTICITY: Built on the foundations of over 25 years of rally-game heritage, drive the WRC, WRC2, and Junior WRC cars, with drivers, teams, and liveries from the 2023 season. Challenge yourself behind the wheel of the epic WRC cars and 70 historic vehicles.• AROUND THE WORLD – From Monte Carlo and Portugal to Kenya and Japan, battle 17 current and former WRC locations with over 200 stages at launch• THE COMPLETE EXPERIENCE – Career, Championship, Time Trial, Cross-platform Multiplayer, Regularity Rally, a detailed livery editor, and more
Ebenezer and the Invisible World — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One
Embark on a story-rich 2D Metroidvania adventure with breathtaking hand-drawn art, playing as miser-turned-hero Ebenezer Scrooge in a reimagined Victorian-fantasy based on Charles Dickens’ classic novel, A Christmas Carol.