Every week, numerous games launch on Xbox One, but which ones truly stand out? Here are some of the biggest and most anticipated titles launching across Microsoft's platforms — including Xbox One X — next week. We have three major releases on Xbox One, but there are still a few surprises here and there. Notably, Journey to the Savage Planet: Hot Garbage, Space Engineers, and Vampire: The Masquerade - Coteries of New York are launching soon. With that in mind, here are all the best games hitting the Microsoft Store next week, between April 13 and 17.
Journey to the Savage Planet: Hot Garbage
According to Game Rant, the upcoming Hot Garbage expansion allows players to explore a new area, unlock new upgrades, and battle new enemies in Journey to the Savage Planet. Kindred Aerospace, the company that the player works for, will be sending an enemy robot to chase them around.
Machinarium is the award-winning independent adventure game developed by the makers of Samorost and Botanicula. Help Josef the robot to save his girlfriend Berta kidnapped by the Black Cap Brotherhood gang. The title won a ton of awards when it launched a decade ago.
Machinarium should launch on April 16. You can purchase the game through the Microsoft Store.
According to Keen Software House, Space Engineers is a sandbox experience about engineering, construction, exploration, and survival in space and on other planets. Players build space ships, space stations, planetary outposts of various sizes and uses, pilot ships and travel through space to explore planets and gather resources to survive.
Space Engineers should launch on April 15, priced at $20. You can purchase it on the Microsoft Store.
Vampire: The Masquerade - Coteries of New York
Developer Draw Distance presents Vampire: The Masquerade - Coteries of New York, that focuses on the conflict between two vampiric factions: the traditionalist Camarilla and the fiercely independent Anarchs. It's a unique, atmospheric, single-player narrative experience, set in a rich, fully licensed, globally recognized universe of Vampire: The Masquerade - 5th Edition.
Vampire: The Masquerade - Coteries of New York should launch on April 15, priced at $20. You can purchase it on the Microsoft Store.
If you're looking for a break between those heavy-hitters like Resident Evil 3 that released this week, be sure to check out this game because it's a lot of fun.
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