These Games Are Coming To Xbox Next Week (August 17-20)

It's time for another weekly Xbox new releases roundup, and this week is dominated by a few particularly noteworthy launches in the form of EA's Madden NFL 22, along with interactive thriller Twelve Minutes and Metroidvania-inspired hacking adventure Recompile, the latter two of which are also releasing as part of Xbox Game Pass.

As it stands, here's what's coming to Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One this week:

(RiMS Racing will launch in Europe on August 19, and North America on August 24)

New Xbox Releases (August 17 - 20)

Optimised For Xbox Series X|S

  • Greak: Memories of Azur (August 17): "A side scrolling single-player game with hand-drawn animations. You will take the role of three siblings: Greak, Adara, and Raydel to guide them..."
  • RiMS Racing (August 19 - Europe): "The first motorcycling simulation that combines a realistic riding challenge with engineering and mechanics! Ride the world's most powerful bikes and optimise their performance..."
  • Recompile (August 19): "This atmospheric, Metroidvania-inspired hacking adventure lets you take control of a semi-sapient program struggling against deletion."
  • Twelve Minutes (August 19): "Change the outcome and break the loop in this interactive thriller featuring James McAvoy, Daisy Ridley, and Willem Dafoe."
  • Madden NFL 22 (August 20): "Madden NFL 22 is where gameday happens. It’s everything you love about the NFL injected into every mode via ALL-NEW Dynamic Gameday."

Xbox One

  • Pile Up! Box by Box (August 17): "Coordinate with your friends or rely on your own creativity to navigate cardboard worlds full of uniquely joyful levels. Unfold mysteries, solve puzzles and quests as a team..."
  • Rogue Explorer (August 18): "Journey deep into the abyss as a daring adventurer of your own design! Start in a humble hub town and venture into dungeons with varied biomes, each more dangerous than the last."
  • World Superstar Strikers ’91 (August 18): "A huge bunch of teams (like, at least 40)! Game modes like tournaments, leagues & everything! What if we both pay for half and swap it every other week?"
  • Mayhem Brawler (August 19): "An urban fantasy themed beat ’em up that brings back the ‘90s arcade vibe to present day. With comic book style art and kick-ass soundtracks..."
  • RiMS Racing (August 19 - Europe): "The first motorcycling simulation that combines a realistic riding challenge with engineering and mechanics! Ride the world's most powerful bikes and optimise their performance..."
  • Twelve Minutes (August 19): "Change the outcome and break the loop in this interactive thriller featuring James McAvoy, Daisy Ridley, and Willem Dafoe."
  • Arietta of Spirits (August 20): "A charming adventure game with emotion-filled narrative, no-filler gameplay, and fast-paced combat. The game tells the story of Arietta and her family..."
  • Checkers for Kids (August 20): "Checkers for Kids is a traditional and inspiring board game which attracts the attention of younger audience. There are lots of unique toys you can choose to play with..."
  • Madden NFL 22 (August 20): "Madden NFL 22 is where gameday happens. It’s everything you love about the NFL injected into every mode via ALL-NEW Dynamic Gameday."
  • Rise Eterna (August 20): "Feed your nostalgia with a tactical RPG inspired by classic games. Take on an adventurous journey, meet a whole range of unique characters..."

Xbox Game Pass Titles

Optimised For Xbox Series X|S

Xbox One

PC

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