Every week, tons of new games come out for Xbox One and for Xbox Game Pass. This week is, of course, no exception though it does come on the heels of last week’s massive Star Wars Squadrons release. However, this week’s crop of games can definitely hold their own. For fans of fast-paced action, there are lots of good things in store from Ride 4 to FIFA 21 to Nickelodeon Kart Racers 2. For those looking for a trip down memory lane, look no further than Ben 10: Power Trip. In short, there are lots out there so sit back and check out this week’s Xbox games.
Monday, October 5
RIDE 4 leverages Smart Delivery allowing access to both the Xbox One title and Xbox Series X|S title when available. Are you ready to live the best gaming experience that a motorcycle fan can get? RIDE 4 will spark your competitive soul with hundreds of bikes, dozens of tracks, and a whole new level of realism.
Tuesday, October 6
9th Dawn III is a huge 2D open-world Role Playing Game and collectathon dungeon crawler packed full of adventure! Delve into the depths of the darkest dungeons, fighting over 270 unique monsters and searching for vast amounts of loot, treasures, and rare materials. 1400 uniquely drawn items to collect, including over 300 weapons, and over 550 armor/accessories!
Win as One in EA SPORTS FIFA 21, powered by Frostbite. Whether it’s on the streets or in the stadium, FIFA 21 has more ways to play than ever before – including the UEFA Champions League and CONMEBOL Libertadores. FIFA 21 Dual Entitlement includes Xbox One and Xbox Series X games, at no extra cost.
“Ministry of Broadcast” embodies the spirit of classic cinematic platformers, where players need finely tuned run-and-jump reflexes as well as a healthy aversion to falling from deadly heights. To earn your freedom and reunite with your family, you must guide our hero through a series of Arenas, which are under the ever-present gaze of the Regime’s electric eye.
Nickelodeon Kart Racers is back and we’re kicking it into overdrive! In Nickelodeon Kart Racers 2: Grand Prix, you can select from 30 playable racers and 70 team members to assemble your ultimate pit crew. Choose your favorites from Nickelodeon’s hall of fame, including JoJo Siwa, SpongeBob SquarePants, the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, the babies from Rugrats, the cool kids from Hey Arnold!, Ren and Stimpy, Lincoln Loud and his sisters, and more!
Wednesday, October 7
Welcome to Area 86, a physics-based escape room puzzle game. The secret space station AI has gone rogue, and it’s your task to stop it! You are a fast-moving robot that can also do some stylish parkour tricks. Use the laws of physics to literally push your way through the station! Pick up items, activate switches, destroy the environment around you to escape. If you are looking for an extra challenge – you can also find secret items and clues to what happened.
Tcheco is back for another herculean journey on his shiny new skateboard. Survive bigger and crazier auto-scrolling stages as you smash and flip over everything that tries to stop Tcheco in his tracks! From beaches and cityscapes to a sports stadium and even the moon, traverse a vibrant selection of stages in any order as you roll your way to victory.
Thursday, October 8
Aery – Sky Castle is a very unique flight game featuring a little bird that discovers an unknown world full of beauty and dreamy landscapes, little environmental riddles, and other surprises. It’s a story-driven adventure to discover and rescue a broken world. The game has relatively slow pacing as it is meant to help people to enjoy and relax after a day full of hassle.
Xbox Game Pass – A turn-based-tactical RPG about a group of troublesome magic students. Use time-based combat mechanics to power your spells and block attacks, explore the twisted halls of a vast magic school, fight challenging monsters and bosses, find tons of hidden treasure, and uncover dark secrets never meant to be found.
In The Watchmaker, a puzzle-adventure game, players take on the role of Alexander. In his steampunk world of giant clock mechanisms, Alexander’s routine involves repairing his precious clock tower every day, adjusting its mechanisms, oiling the gears and polishing everything down to the smallest piece. For years, this is the only life he has known.
Friday, October 9
Ben Tennyson and his family are all set for a relaxing European vacation – until evil Hex awakens four mysterious crystals and summons monstrous visitors from the Void. Now it’s up to you to help Ben stop the master magician’s Hex-tremely fiendish plans! So put on the Omnitrix and transform into Ben 10’s incredible aliens, as you adventure and battle through an action-packed 3D world. Take on some of the deadliest enemies Ben has ever faced in thrilling combat. Solve fun puzzles, use your skills to help out the townspeople you meet, and collect power-ups to upgrade your aliens. And explore the cities, forests, and mountains of Europe on your way to the final showdown against villainous Hex.
Introducing “Dark Grim Mariupolis”, a point’n’click adventure game set in a world, combining noir, Greek mythology, magic, mysticism, hopeless entourage of the Greco-Roman Age of Decadence, and stifling everyday routine. Encourage yourself and step into darkness… Enter Mariupolis, a dark place accompanied by confusing, strange music of no visible source. You are some sort of a detective, and therefore you need to investigate, but why? That’s the thing you’re going to find out… or, maybe not. Everything depends on you and the sudden whims of Pentaculus, a grim god stretching its hands out over the whole city. Investigate and solve puzzles, while resisting the dark and obscure grasp of Mariupolis, where the only things guarding you against its baneful influence are sarcasm and arrogance. And be aware – your hero might actually die.
“Smart moves” is a combination of puzzle and turn-based roguelike mechanics. Destroy monsters, open chests! The hero can attack monsters when the hero and monster are standing on the neighboring square. Avoid being the first at a distance of impact! The hero can’t skip turns but can use level objects – or other monsters – to “skip” the turn.
Live the thrill of street racing in this fast-paced car game. Dodge the traffic, escape from the police, and get the highest score. Buy your new ride and pimp it till it’s hot! Reach as many checkpoints as possible in the endless mode, run away from cops chasing you, or compete against other drivers in four difficult racing events. You have your babe on your side to support you in your efforts! Don’t forget to combine your nitro as much as possible for a juicy speed bonus! Drive fast go through checkpoints in the endless mode. Push your high score to the limits. Every checkpoint raises your reward! Watch out, they are harder to reach every time! Don’t forget to evade the police! Pay the entrance fee in one of the four-race types and enter the hall of fame of street racing! The first three places get a reward, but only the first one is the champion!
Do you want to wear the latest in castaway fashion? Well, quit monkeying around and pre-purchase to receive the Monkey Business pack! If you want to wear the latest in castaway fashion, this additional content grants you the Box-Ex side quest where a ‘special delivery’ has been lost in the mail…for you to find! Locate the crashed plane to be the envy of the islands.