Next week on Xbox: May 2-6


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 on their profiles to learn more (release dates are subject to change). We jump!


PictoQuest – May 3 – Optimized for Xbox Series X|S | smart delivery

PictoQuest - May 3 - Optimized for Xbox Series X|S |  smart delivery

Put your deductive skills to the test by helping two young heroes on their quest to retrieve the legendary paintings of Pictoria. Look carefully at the numbers on the edges of the grid to stop the cunning wizard Moonface.


hell evasion – May 3 – Xbox One X Enhanced

Evasion From Hell - May 3 - Xbox One X Enhanced

This uniquely styled 3D first-person platformer has you traveling from the lowest circle of hell and inching your way to escape and return to the world of the living. Featuring nine areas, each representing a circle of hell, in each area the player must find a certain number of soul crystals to open the portal to the next level and advance one circle.


river booty – May 3 – Game Pass

Loot River - May 3 - Game Pass

Available on day one with Game Pass: Explore procedurally generated mazes in a dungeon crawling action roguelike that combines tense real-time combat with spatial block scrolling: slide blocks from ancient ruins, fight bestial abominations, loot, explore, level up, strategize, cast powerful spells, die and wake up again. Available on cloud, console and PC


hit the rocks – May 4Optimized for Xbox Series X|S | smart delivery

Slap the Rocks - May 4 - Optimized for Xbox Series X|S |  smart delivery

Go medieval on some stones in a puzzling quest of epic pixel art proportions! Block sliding puzzles get a fantasy adventure twist on hit the rocksa retro puzzle game where you play as a medieval treasure hunter with a sword and a penchant for hitting stones.


Wildcat machine gun – May 4

Wildcat Machine Gun - May 4

Wildcat Gun Machine is a bullet hell dungeon crawler where you face off against hordes of disgusting meat beasts with a wide variety of weapons, giant mech robots, and cute kitties.


X-Force Genesis – May 4

X-Force Genesis - May 4

A love letter to fans of 80s/90s shmups, X-Force Genesis is a space shooter game built from amazing graphics and crazy boss battles. Join this epic adventure and don’t let the enemies take over the Genesis planet.


The best month of all! – May 5th

The best month of all!  - May 5th

Engage in a roller coaster of emotions as Louise embarks on the road trip of a lifetime across late 1960s America, trying to show her son Mitch how to navigate the modern world, often cruel. He travels across the country and meets a plethora of characters who can help or deter Louise from targeting her, including the most controversial groups many believed to be dead.


sleeper citizen – May 5th – Optimized for Xbox Series X|S | smart delivery | game pass

Citizen Sleeper – May 5 - Optimized for Xbox Series X|S |  Smart delivery |  game pass

Available on day one with Game Pass: Live the life of a fugitive worker, stranded in a lawless station on the edge of an interstellar society. Take inspiration from the flexibility and freedom of tabletop RPGs, explore the station, choose your friends, escape your past and change your future. . Available on cloud, console and PC.


rifftrax: the game – May 5th

Rifftrax: The Game - May 5

A multiplayer board game where players compete to make bad movies funny. Gather your friends and outwit some of the worst cinematic abominations ever created.


Hike to Yomi – May 5th – Optimized for Xbox Series X|S | smart delivery | game pass

Trek to Yomi - May 5 - Optimized for Xbox Series X|S |  Smart delivery |  game pass

Available on day one with Game Pass: As a vow to his dying master, the young swordsman Hiroki swears to protect his people and the people he loves against all threats. Faced with tragedy and bound by duty, the lone samurai must travel beyond life and death to face himself and decide his path forward. Featuring stylish combat, mythical storytelling, an exciting soundtrack, and a cinematic presentation, Hike to Yomi It looks like one of the must-see titles of the year. Available on cloud, console and PC.


elemental war 2 – May 6th – Optimized for Xbox Series X|S | smart delivery | personal computer

Elemental War 2 - May 6 - Optimized for Xbox Series X|S |  Smart delivery |  personal computer

Hordes of monsters suddenly burst forth from the abysses of hell from a faulty summoned portal. Will you manage to build a defense line of defense towers against the forces of evil in time? elemental war 2 is a combination of tower defense with innovative gameplay that offers numerous combinations of towers at your disposal.


fountain of madness – May 6thOptimized for Xbox Series X|S | smart delivery

Source of Madness - May 6 - Optimized for Xbox Series X|S |  smart delivery

A dark side-scrolling action roguelite set in a twisted Lovecraft-inspired world, powered by procedural generation and AI machine learning. He assumes the role of a new Acolyte as they embark on a nightmarish odyssey.