New Xbox games – November 28th to December 4th


It’s a big one for new Xbox games next week! A total of 23 games land on the Xbox platform, including The Callisto Protocol, Need for Speed Unbound, Marvel’s Midnight Suns, Warhammer 40,000: Darktide, and Soccer Story.

In terms of notable releases, kicking things off, there is new Xbox Game Pass arrival Soccer Story on November 29th. November 30th sees the release of Warhammer 40,000: Darktide for PC Game Pass, and on December 2nd, which is an absolute cracker of a day for new games, we have Marvel’s Midnight Suns, Need for Speed Unbound, and The Callisto Protocol.

From this page, you can view a game’s achievement list if it’s been released, subscribe to a game for news updates, add them to your wishlist, and even click through to the Microsoft Store to preorder or purchase. 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!

November 29th

Castle Renovator — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One

Build your own kingdom and customize it to your liking. You start on your own inherited piece of land. Work as a craftsman to clean, repair, build and decorate medieval, renaissance and baroque buildings and castles. Visit beautiful locations, breathe new life into old rooms and as you know – hard work pays off – so maybe one day you will become the King?

Explore new locations
Do you want to see what the castle chambers look like in different locations? By completing quests you will have the opportunity to visit many beautiful lands where in addition to castles you will have the opportunity to clean, clean, build, renovate, repair and decorate sheds, barns, huts, houses, mansions, palaces and even pirate ships!

Become a designer!
Design the surroundings of the castle. Choose and plant trees in the courtyard, place animals in the crofts. Choose the shapes and designs of flags and pennants.

Destroy the walls!
Don’t like what you’ve already managed to build? Don’t worry! Destroy the walls and start over!

Manage reconstruction!
It takes a lot of effort to rebuild a conquered castle. Repair shattered walls, bridges or towers. You will have to put a lot of work into the reconstruction of the conquered castle.

The game takes place at the turn of the 16th and 17th centuries, so in addition to the usual Medieval buildings, you will also find some Baroque and Renaissance elements that add variety to the gameplay and give you more options for interior decoration.

Soccer Story — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Windows

It’s been a year since The Calamity™ tore apart the very foundations of soccer as we know it, and since then, Soccer Inc. has made dang well sure that not a soul has been allowed to even look at a soccer ball, let alone kick it.

Soccer may have been banned across the world… but now there is hope! A magical soccer ball has chosen you, our Savior of Soccer!

Soccer Story is a physics-driven adventure RPG, where every problem can be solved with your trusty magic ball. Along the way, you’ll need to best bad guys in 1v1s, compete in a range of different sports (with your soccer ball, of course), and sometimes use your brain just as much as your balls

In a world that has long forgotten The Beautiful Game, can you remind them why soccer is top of the table, and best the most formidable teams, including the local toddlers and a group of sharks?

-Drop your soccer ball and play anywhere! The world is full of goals, puzzles and secrets – it’s up to you to find them!
-Play a single-player story full of quirky characters, quests, rogue refs and wacky soccer-adjacent sports
-Build your soccer career and do battle against the fiercest soccer teams like literal sharks, toddlers, old-age pensioners and ninjas
-Save soccer and restore peace and harmony to the world
-Grab a friend for a four-player local multiplayer match mode with a full roster of teams and animal captains

Yes, Soccer Story has multiplayer matches too!

Grab up to 3 friends, and convince them that soccer is the ultimate sport by challenging them to local multiplayer matches!

With a whole host of teams and captains to choose from, find your personal playstyle and hold your own tournaments at home across the many pitches, from home matches at Soccertown to the vast Soccer Inc Stadium!

Speedgunner Ultra — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One

Speedgunner Ultra mixes two different genres in a very impressive way — platforming and shoot-em-up. By pressing just one button you can switch between two variations: armed cyborg with ability to fire rockets and reactive jet with ability to dash and accelerate. Use your forms and abilities wisely to overcome the challenges and crush your enemies. When you play Speedgunner Ultra, only you decide on how to surpass in-game records. So, friend, show us what you’ve got!

The Beast Inside — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One

The Beast Inside is a unique, gripping twist on thriller and survival horror. Immerse in the story of long-buried secrets, personal tragedies, and madness. Play as two protagonists bounded by dark heritage. Combat the enemies, solve riddles and experience real terror in the 3D-scanned environment.

The Knight Witch — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Windows

The Knight Witch is a metroidvania adventure game with fast-paced, shoot ’em up combat set in a beautifully hand-drawn world. Cast devastating card-based spells, forge close bonds, and make moral choices all in your quest to save your home and discover who’s behind the War Golem invasion.

November 30th

Astronite — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One

Astronite is a 1bit metroidvania that combines action, exploration, puzzles and platforms. Recover the planet where you and yours lived before it was invaded by strange creatures.

Gundam Evolution — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One

MEGALAN 11 — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One

This is an exploration-puzzle game. Bad luck rescuers have only eleven days to get out of the trap on a planet long abandoned by all.

The ship of a scientific expedition catches a SOS signal, but as a result of an unsuccessful landing, the rescue operation turns out to be a complete failure. You will have to find shelter and adapt to the harsh conditions of the red planet, and even though there are five people in the crew, you have to rely only on yourself.

You have to explore the abandoned base and defend it, make raids in the desert and collect metal for equipment repair.

Prison Simulator — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One

Prison Simulator is a first-person simulation game in which you play the role of a prison service officer a month before your desired promotion. You have to perform increasingly complex tasks in prison, balancing the administration’s assessment and inmates’ satisfaction. In the game, you play the role of a prison guard and it is only up to you whether you decide to obey the law or let this place and people corrupt you completely. After all, who said you had to be an exemplary ranger? Maybe you prefer to trade with prisoners, help them smuggle, and bet on the outcome of fights in prison instead? After all, everyone likes to have fun sometimes. Especially in a sad place like this, where you are also the boss. Or at least you think so. So how? Will you choose to follow the rules, intercept contraband, count prisoners, send them to work, take care of their basic needs and keep prison gangs under control? Will you go to the dark side? Whatever you decide, remember that your actions will affect both the facility itself and the inmates, and above all, the further course of your career.

Unique features of the game:
– try to balance between following the orders of your superiors and doing small favors for the inmates. In doing so, you will maintain a fragile balance between both and benefit from the gratitude of both parties,
– become the exemplary prison guard in campaign mode. Receive new prisoners, search cells for contraband for confiscation, view surveillance footage, maintain peace and order, react to inmates’ acts of disobedience, and complete many other tasks assigned by your superiors,
– or ignore all rules in Free Play mode. Do what you want, discover the farthest corners of the prison, explore the surroundings and interact with prisoners. Just remember that your every action will have an impact not only on other prison guards but also on the inmates themselves. Especially if you choose to punish the latter frequently and for no apparent reason.

Until the Last Plane — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One

Manage your airfield, take care of the pilots, repair planes and prepare to face your enemy!

This is the story of people who fought in the World War II, brave pilots who soared through the vast skies and the smart engineers who helped them by managing their planes. In Until the Last Plane, you’ve been assigned to the management of an airfield. Spend your military resources wisely, recruit pilots and create the right parts for your planes. When you’re ready, send a squadron out to accomplish the next critical mission!

Gameplay in Until the Last Plane is varied, challenging and customizable. From repairing planes and managing your workshop to dogfights and completing mini games to drop bombs on targets during missions and more, the full cycle of preparation and execution is represented with unique play mechanics. Master them all to keep the war machine running in your favor.

Warhammer 40,000: Darktide — Windows

Watch Over Christmas — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One

Santa has been kidnapped and Holidays are at stake. Watch Over Christmas is a unique Christmassy game that tells the story of a 12-year-old boy, Cisco, who is called upon to save everyone’s most beloved holiday. Believe in the Magic and save Santa!

December 1st

Elevator Action Returns S-Tribute — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One

New Joe & Mac: Caveman Ninja — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One

Super Ninja Miner (Windows) — Windows

He slices! He dices! He… mines? Tag along with this crazy ninja on a treasure-filled adventure.

Ninjas are not well known for mining! But now it’s time to use those famed ninja skills for collecting precious gems!

Ninja Miner already has over 50,000,000 plays on the web! So it’s time for Super Ninja Miner!

Super Ninja Miner includes all the best content from the original game, plus brand new features and levels, redrawn handmade graphics, and a remastered soundtrack.

Sword of the Vagrant — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One

Guide Vivian the Vagrant, through vibrant and dynamic landscapes while hacking and slashing a path from a quiet coastal village through mysterious forests, haunted castles, and wrecked battlegrounds. When the endless barrage of enemies have been vanquished, what solace will be left for our hero?

The Game of Life 2 — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One

It’s the modern version of Hasbro’s board game, played by 50 million families and friends around the world. Live in the Classic City PLUS the Fairytale Kingdom and Haunted Hills worlds: included in the game! Each comes with new outfits, vehicles, careers, houses, and items to unlock!

Modern Gameplay

• Make big career, relationship, and financial choices early or late in the game
• Collect points for happiness and knowledge as well as wealth
• Retire to a luxury home or keep going!

Customisable and Unlockable Items

• Customise your pink, blue or purple peg at the start of every game
• Unlock new avatars, outfits, and vehicles

Ultimate Life Collection

• 7 amazing worlds await in the Ultimate Life Collection! Buy the base game AND every world together in the Deluxe Life Collection!

Warp Drive — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One

WARP DRIVE is fast-paced racing with a brand new way to drive: TELEPORT around the track to find shortcuts and hidden routes! Get behind the wheel of a powerful QUAD ROTOR to test your creative driving abilities. Race on the ceiling, jump huge canyons and drive up waterfalls in an epic inverted racing battle! UPGRADE your quad rotor in-between races, gradually improving its abilities, parts and appearance. Follow the advice of your outspoken manager, Lenny, or just ignore whatever he says… what do aliens know about racing, anyway?! Use deadly HOMING MISSILES to smash opponents, or lay traps with BOMB MINES. Drive smartly, battle rivals, boost fast and warp your way to victory!

December 2nd

Intrepid Izzy — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One

Marvel’s Midnight Suns — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One

Need for Speed Unbound — Xbox Series X|S

Pre-order* Need for Speed™ Unbound Standard Edition and get exclusive Unbound items:

• Driving Effect
• License Plate
• Banner Artwork and Sticker
• $150,000 Bank (Multiplayer use only)

The world is your canvas in Need for Speed™ Unbound. Prove you have what it takes to win The Grand, Lakeshore’s ultimate street racing challenge. Across four intense weeks of racing, earn enough cash to enter weekly qualifiers, beat the competition, and make your mark on the street racing scene while outdriving and outsmarting the cops. Pack your garage with precision-tuned, custom rides and light up the streets with your unique style, exclusive fits, and a vibrant global soundtrack led by A$AP Rocky and AWGE that bumps in every corner of the world. Express yourself to the fullest with the freshest new art styles and signature tags that represent what you’re all about. With separate single and multiplayer campaigns, this latest edition in the Need for Speed™ franchise from Criterion Games™ delivers hours of electric, adrenaline-pumping action.

• Graffiti comes to life in Need for Speed™ Unbound with an all-new, unique visual style that blends elements of the freshest street art with the most realistic looking cars in Need for Speed™ history. Access a brand-new toolkit of high-energy visual and sound effects to express your driving skills, including Burst Nitrous, a new boost tactic that delivers a dizzying rush of speed.

• To get to the top, you gotta take risks. Choose how and when to put it all on the line, pulling huge drifts on the street, outdriving the cops, or placing side bets with your own earnings against rival racers. Time is money, so find the fastest way to earn enough cash to enter the weekly qualifiers and make it to Lakeshore’s ultimate race, The Grand.

• The more you race, the more you build heat. While the cops pile on the pressure, you gotta make tactical decisions using new escape mechanics to take control of the chase. Do you outrun the cops, battle them head on, or hide out in Lakeshore’s underground? Run these streets and you’ll reap the rewards.

• Pull up to a Meetup and show off your unique style with hundreds of cosmetic items to choose from, including exclusive gear from some of the world’s most pioneering fashion innovators. Extend that look to your ride, transforming your cars with unique wraps and cutaways for the ultimate legendary custom. And when you take first, don’t forget to stunt on the competition with your own personal win poses.

*CONDITIONS AND RESTRICTIONS APPLY. SEE https://www.ea.com/games/need-for-speed/need-for-speed-unbou… FOR DETAILS.

Ship Graveyard Simulator — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One

Visit the largest ship graveyard in the world. A dozen kilometers of beach filled with wrecks. Hundreds of ships wrecked on the coast. Thousands of tons of steel. Choose the most valuable ship for you and start the adventure. Play as one of the workers during the most dangerous work in the world. Cut, hit, weld! Dismantle the whole ship and sell the obtained parts and upgrade your equipment.

Explore all decks of the ship for valuable items. Take advantage of the opportunity to explore the mysterious spaces hidden inside these amazing colossi.

The job of a worker dismantling ships is one of the most dangerous in the world. Demolition with only basic tools. Contact with toxic substances.

You can sell or exchange the acquired items for other items.

Be careful, you can have a serious accident or even die at any time

The Callisto Protocol — Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One

Survive to escape the horrors of Callisto. Using a unique blend of shooting and close-quarters combat, players will need to adapt their tactics to combat rapidly evolving creatures while scavenging to unlock new weapons and gear to outrun the growing threat of Jupiter’s Dead Moon.