Summer Spotlight 2022: It’s the season for the best games


Summary

  • More than 75 new games will be released on Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One between July 26 and September 5.
  • Spend $50 on eligible games and movies to receive 5,000 Microsoft Rewards points.
  • Here’s a sneak peek at some exciting Summer Spotlight games coming up to get you pumped up for a fantastic gaming season.

Summer Focus 2022 has officially kicked off and we’re excited to bring you a ton of games every week for the next six weeks – over 75 new games will be released on Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One between July 26 and September 5! Just like in years past, you’ll also be rewarded for purchasing Summer Spotlight games!


Play more, get more


Spend $50 on eligible games and movies to receive 5,000 Microsoft Rewards points! In addition to games, we are including several movies and TV titles in the collection every week that are eligible for the promotion. To get you started, here’s a sneak peek at some exciting Summer Spotlight games coming up to get you pumped up for a fantastic gaming season.

Capcom Arcade Second Stage Box Art Image

Capcom Arcade 2North Dakota Stadium PackageNow available
Capcom takes you back to the ballpark with another collection of your favorite classics! See what has changed and what is completely new in Capcom Arcade Second StadiumFrom 3D rendered arcade cabinets to scanline filters, there’s everything you need to recreate that arcade atmosphere.

Multiversus Box Art Image

multiverse – July 26 (open beta)
The Multiverse is at your fingertips as you battle it out in intense 2v2 matches. Against Batman and Shaggy? Try using Bugs Bunny and Arya Stark! This platform fighter lets you play out your fantasy matchups in a fun cooperative or head-to-head fight for supremacy.

RimWorld Console Edition Box Art Image

RimWorld Console Edition – 28 of July
A sci-fi colony simulator driven by a clever AI storyteller. Generate stories by simulating psychology, ecology, firefights, close combat, weather, biomes, diplomacy, interpersonal relationships, art, medicine, commerce, and more.

Two Point Campus Box Art Image

two point campus – August 8 – Xbox Game Pass
The next game from the creators of the critically acclaimed two point hospital. In two point campus You can build the university of your dreams, while taking care of your students and staff and satisfying all their wants and needs!

Midgard Tribes Box Art Image

Midgard Tribes -August 16th
A mix of action, survival and rogue lite elements. With a cooperative mode, players work together to defend their village from the hordes of invaders that threaten to destroy the Yggdrasil Seed. Protect the Seed and stop Ragnarök: the end of the world!

Destroy all humans!  2: Box Art Image Failed

Destroy all humans! 2: Failed – August 30th
Crypto is back with a license to investigate. The alien invader returns, cooler than ever. He experiences the 60’s in chemical induced glory and get revenge on the KGB for blowing up your mother ship. To foil the plans of your enemies and form alliances with the very species you came to enslave.

Rumbleverse box art image

Rumbleverse
A brand new free 40 person brawler royale where anyone can be a champion. You play as your own unique citizen of Grapital City as you battle your way to victory! Customize your fighter by mixing and matching hundreds of unique items and stand out from the crowd.

Lamb Cult Box Art Image

cult of the lamb
Take on the role of a possessed lamb saved from annihilation by a sinister stranger, and repay your debt by building a loyal following in your name. He starts his own cult in a land of false prophets, venturing into diverse and mysterious regions to build a loyal community of forest followers and spread the word of him to become the only true cult.

TinyKin Box Art Image

TinyKin – Xbox Game Pass
Milo arrives on Earth and discovers that he is too small, everyone is gone and not a day has passed since 1991! Join the mysterious little ones and use their unique powers to create stairs, bridges, explosions and much more! Find your way home through an ant-sized metropolis and unravel Earth’s greatest mystery!

This is just a small sample of all the great games launching this summer. Be sure to visit the Microsoft Store every Tuesday to discover all the new games to play on Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One. Plus, join us as we stream the latest Summer Spotlight titles on our official website. Xbox Twitch Channel every Friday from 11 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. PT. Tune in for a chance to win a code to whatever game we’re playing that week. and make sure follow Major Nelson on Twitter for weekly updates and special giveaways, including a chance to win a token for each summer focus play! Check out the full list of games on Xbox.com.