These Games Are Coming To Xbox Next Week (August 10-13)

It's time for another weekly Xbox new releases roundup, and we've got a pretty busy week in store, highlighted by a bunch of Game Pass additions. Both Hades and Art of Rally are making their debuts on Xbox (and Game Pass), while outside of XGP, major launches include AC: Valhalla's second expansion, and of course, Lawn Mowing Simulator!

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

New Xbox Releases (August 10 - 13)

Optimised For Xbox Series X|S

Assassin's Creed Valhalla: The Siege of Paris (August 12)
Assassin's Creed Valhalla: The Siege of Paris (August 12)
  • Ever Forward (August 10): "A girl trapped in a strange world somewhere between reality and imagination. Help her find her way in this adventure puzzle game."
  • Lawn Mowing Simulator (August 10): "Experience the beauty and detail of mowing the Great British countryside in Lawn Mowing Simulator, the only simulator that allows you to ride an authentic and expansive roster of real-world licensed lawn mowers..."
  • Untitled Darkness (August 10): "In the game, you experience someone’s struggle with depression. You witness how it distorts how they feel about themselves as they struggle to escape it."
  • Art of Rally (August 12): "Race in the golden era of rally. Drive iconic cars from the 60s to Group B on challenging stages through stylized environments inspired by real worldwide locations."
  • Assassin's Creed Valhalla: The Siege of Paris (August 12): "Relive the most ambitious battle in Viking history. Infiltrate the fortified city of Paris, uncover enemy secrets, and form strategic alliances to safeguard your clan’s future."
  • The Plane Effect (August 12): "Get lost in a dystopian isometric adventure as you help Solo find his way home. But what is home to Solo? Is someone watching him?" Uncover, explore and understand the mysterious mishaps..."
  • Hades (August 13): "Defy the god of the dead as you hack and slash out of the Underworld in this popular rogue-like dungeon crawler from the creators of Bastion."

Xbox One

Art of Rally (August 12)
Art of Rally (August 12)

  • I Am Dead (August 9): "I Am Dead is a charming puzzle adventure game from the creators of Hohokum and Wilmot’s Warehouse about exploring the afterlife."
  • Action Arcade Wrestling (August 10): "Action Arcade Wrestling brings everything you love from 90’s wrestling games with its own twist of chaos and fun. Join the action and step through the ropes..."
  • Black Book (August 10): "Black Book is a dark RPG Adventure, based on Slavic myths, in which you play as a young sorceress. Fight evil forces in card-based battles and explore the world..."
  • Button City (August 10): "A colourful low poly narrative adventure game about friendship and community. Enter a pastel diorama world inspired by ‘90s nostalgia and filled with cute characters to befriend."
  • Crimson Spires (August 10): "Blending an eerie atmosphere with romance and supernatural mystery, Crimson Spires presents narrative-style adventure with an uncommon degree of freedom."
  • Super Hiking DX League (August 10): "An evil wizard is making the mountains disappear in a plan to make the world perfectly flat! As a member of the Super Hiking League, you will not let this happen."
  • Untitled Darkness (August 10): "In the game, you experience someone’s struggle with depression. You witness how it distorts how they feel about themselves as they struggle to escape it."
  • Car Mechanic Simulator 2021 (August 11): "Roll up your sleeves and immerse yourself into highly realistic garage environment. Start as a fresh owner of a car garage and work your way to service empire."
  • Dwarrows (August 11): "Build and grow a new settlement and explore the lands surrounding it in this peaceful action-adventure and town-builder. Search the lush forests of the Dusken Woodlands for resources, and adventure through mysterious new places..."
  • Art of Rally (August 12): "Race in the golden era of rally. Drive iconic cars from the 60s to Group B on challenging stages through stylized environments inspired by real worldwide locations."
  • Assassin's Creed Valhalla: The Siege of Paris (August 12): "Relive the most ambitious battle in Viking history. Infiltrate the fortified city of Paris, uncover enemy secrets, and form strategic alliances to safeguard your clan’s future."
  • Faraday Protocol (August 12): "Faraday Protocol is a first-person, story-driven puzzle game that will test your curiosity and keen perception. You are Raug Zeekon: interstellar archeologist from planet Cunor."
  • Foreclosed (August 12): "FORECLOSED is a narrative-driven action-adventure set in a Cyberpunk world filled with action, suspense, and experimental augmentations."
  • Gelly Break Deluxe (August 12): "Gelly Break Deluxe is a couch co-op platformer in which you, as Gel and Lee, have to save the Gellies' home planet from Evil Blob."
  • Tetragon (August 12): "Tetragon is a vast mysterious universe of unique puzzles, magical mazes, and challenges! Your goal is to move the plane realities using the spinning world gravity wisely."
  • Barry The Bunny (August 13): "Explore lush 2D landscapes, and help Barry walk, jump, collect or throw items to progress through each level. Barry will travel through 4 different worlds, defeating enemies..."
  • Cardaclysm: Shards of the Four (August 13): "Shards of the Four is a procedurally generated collectible card game mixed with action RPG elements. Collect creature and spell cards..."
  • Fishing Adventure (August 13): "Fishing Adventure is a typical fishing game, where the player can (drums) catch different fish species! Fish in USA, Hawaii and other unique fisheries."
  • Fort Triumph (August 13): "A strategy game combining the turn-based combat of XCOM with the world exploration of HOMM. Build towns, collect artifacts, improve your heroes..."
  • Hades (August 13): "Defy the god of the dead as you hack and slash out of the Underworld in this popular rogue-like dungeon crawler from the creators of Bastion."
  • Shakes on a Plane (August 13): "Shakes on a Plane is a chaotic co-op shaking game for one to four players. Flying on various planes with your flight crew, serve up a variety of tasty shakes, burgers, fries and many more dishes..."
  • Whiskey Mafia: Frank's Story (August 13): "Whiskey Mafia: Frank's Story is the new chapter of an ambitious crime story set in New York City in the mid 1920s. It tells the story of Frank, a humble and unremarkable postman..."

Xbox Game Pass Titles

GRID (August 10*) (EA Play)
GRID (August 10*) (EA Play)

*Along with the usual set of Xbox Game Pass additions next week, EA is adding five Codemasters titles to the EA Play and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate libraries. These will be available "starting" August 10, although it hasn't been confirmed if they'll all be added at once on that date, or whether they'll be introduced in batches.

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