Knight Squad 2 (April 13)
Knight Squad 2 (April 13)

Welcome to your weekly Xbox roundup! Again, we've got another quiet week coming up for major new releases on Xbox, but fortunately there are plenty of indie titles, along with some new Xbox Game Pass additions.

Here's what's coming to Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One this week:

New Xbox Releases (April 12 - 16)

Rain On Your Parade (April 15) (Xbox Game Pass)
Rain On Your Parade (April 15) (Xbox Game Pass)

Optimised For Xbox Series X

  • Kingdom of Arcadia (April 14): "Kingdom of Arcadia is a metroidvania spanning five levels, each with multiple missions to undertake. Sam will encounter a wide variety of enemies, huge bosses and other obstacles in pixelated retro presentation."
  • Heal: Console Edition (April 16): "Heal is an experimental adventure game from the creator of Distraint series, exploring the themes of aging and dementia."
  • MLB The Show 21 Digital Deluxe Edition (April 16): "We’re very excited to announce that early access is back for anyone that purchases any of the Jackie Robinson Collector’s Editions. Early access in MLB The Show 21 begins April 16 to give you a 4-day head start."

Xbox One

  • Knight Squad 2 (April 13): "Knight Squad 2 is a chaotic arcade multiplayer game for up to 8 players. Pick an eccentric knight and fight for glory with wacky weaponry.
  • Kingdom of Arcadia (April 14): "Kingdom of Arcadia is a metroidvania spanning five levels, each with multiple missions to undertake. Sam will encounter a wide variety of enemies, huge bosses and other obstacles in pixelated retro presentation."
  • The Friends of Ringo Ishikawa (April 14): "If you’re fond of a good story, fighting games, and yakuza-like aesthetics, you’ll dig this open world beat ‘em up."
  • HitchHiker (April 15): "As a hitchhiker with no memory or destination, you catch a series of rides across a strange and beautiful landscape, tracking the mysterious disappearance of a person close to you."
  • Rain On Your Parade (April 15): "Travel the world as a cute cardboard cloud and ruin everybody's day! Unlock new methods of mischief across 50 levels, each with unique setting and objectives."
  • Savage Halloween (April 15): "Every year the monsters are invited to the big 24hr Halloween rave, but this time no one came home, as an evil vampire used a spell to block the passage back to the afterlife..."
  • Sure Footing (April 15): "A fast and frantic infinite runner about four friends saving their world from extinction. The world of Computra is under threat from the evil Ramrafstar..."
  • Heal: Console Edition (April 16): "Heal is an experimental adventure game from the creator of Distraint series, exploring the themes of aging and dementia."
  • MLB The Show 21 Digital Deluxe Edition (April 16): "We’re very excited to announce that early access is back for anyone that purchases any of the Jackie Robinson Collector’s Editions. Early access in MLB The Show 21 begins April 16 to give you a 4-day head start."
  • Super Meat Boy Forever (April 16): “The challenge of Super Meat Boy returns in Super Meat Boy Forever. Levels are brutal, death is inevitable, and players will get that sweet feeling of accomplishment after beating a level."
  • Tribal Pass (April 16): "Tribal Pass is a tactical hardcore runner comprised of resource management and environment interactions – all on the run. The runs are procedurally built and ruthless to new players, but eventually it all depends on the player's skill."

Xbox Game Pass Titles (Currently Announced)

Xbox One

PC

Is there anything you're particularly looking forward to in this list? Let us know in the comments below.