What you need to know

  • Many new games are coming to Xbox One next week.
  • Some intriguing expansions are also launching then.
  • Experiences like Stranger Things 3: The Game and They Are Billions are the most prominent.
  • You can purchase the games through the Microsoft Store on launch day.

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 next week. We have a few new major releases on Xbox One, but there are still a few surprises here and there. Notably, Stranger Things 3: The Game is finally launching on the console, and They Are Billions offers an interesting take on the strategy genre. With that in mind, here are all the best games launching next week, between July 1 and 5.

Most anticipated Xbox One games for 2019 and beyond

Stranger Things 3: The Game

Stranger Things 3: The Game is the official companion to Season 3 of the hit Netflix series which is coming in July. This adventure game blends a retro art style with modern gameplay mechanics to deliver nostalgic fun with a twist. Gameplay is a hybrid of exploration, puzzles, and combat. According to Netflix, teamwork is at the heart Stranger Things 3: The Game. Fans can team up in two player local co-op or in single-player mode alongside a computer-controlled partner, in the role of one of twelve characters from the show, each with unique abilities and attributes.

Stranger Things 3: The Game should launch on July 4, priced at $20.

They Are Billions

They Are Billions is a post-apocalyptic steampunk strategy game that has garnered a tremendous following on PC. The game is set in the distant future after a zombie apocalypse destroyed almost all humans. Now there are only a few thousand humans left alive that must struggle to survive under the threat of the infection.

They Are Billions should launch on July 4, priced at $25.

See at Microsoft Store

Other experiences like Attack on Titan 2: Final Battle, Illusion of L'Phalcia, Just Cause 4: Los Demonios, Ovivo, and Sea of Solitude should also release next week.

These are the biggest games launching soon, and many of them seem like absolutely thrilling experiences. Be sure to check out Stranger Things 3: The Game and They Are Billions because they appear to be the most unique games out of the lot. Which titles are you interested in? Let us know.

Jump into digital

Xbox One S All-Digital Edition

Ditch the discs

Secure your Xbox One S All-Digital Edition, Microsoft's new and ambitious disc-less console. It's the cheapest Xbox One ever made, bundled with a trio of downloadable games.

Excellent and affordable Xbox accessories

Up your Xbox experience with one (or all) of these budget accessories, all of which are approved by the gamers of Windows Central.

PowerA Play & Charge Kit for Xbox One ($15 at Amazon)

This charging kit keeps your Xbox One wireless controllers juiced up, and it offers batteries for two controllers. At just $15, this is hands-down our favorite budget charging companion.

ElecGear 4 Port USB Xbox One S Hub ($19 at Amazon)

This brilliant little USB splitter hub attaches perfectly to the side of your Xbox One S console. It's ideal for use with chargers, controllers, headsets, and more.

Controller Gear stand ($13 at Amazon)

Proudly display your Xbox gamepads with this stylish and functional stand. The licensed design is minimalist and black, and it has a hidden storage compartment, making the price of $13 a real steal.

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