What you need to know

  • Many new games are coming to Xbox One next week.
  • Void Bastards and Warhammer: Chaosbane are the most prominent.
  • Void Bastards will be available on Xbox Game Pass at launch.
  • You can purchase a three-month subscription for $30 on Amazon.

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 "AAA" releases on Xbox One, but there are still a few surprises here and there. Notably, Warhammer: Chaosbane is finally launching on the console, and Void Bastards offers an interesting take on the first-person shooter genre. With that in mind, here are all the best games launching next week, between May 27 and 31.

Most anticipated Xbox One games for 2019 and beyond

Warhammer: Chaosbane

Warhammer: Chaosbane is the first hack-and-slash to take place in the Warhammer Universe. The game plunges the player into the heart of the "Old World," a continent marked by the "Great War Against Chaos," a bloody conflict which ravaged the "Empire of Men." You can play as a human, a high elf, a wood elf, or a dwarf, and discover iconic locations along the way.

Warhammer: Chaosbane should launch on May 31, starting at $65. The game runs at 60 frames per second on Xbox One X. Keep in mind that only Deluxe and Magnus Edition owners will be able to access the game in May. Everyone else has to wait until June 4.

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Void Bastards

Void Bastards is a new kind of strategy shooter from the development director of BioShock and System Shock 2. Can you lead misfit prisoners through the derelict spaceships and myriad dangers of the Sargasso Nebula? In order to succeed, you have to master combat, manage ship controls, scavenge supplies, and craft improvised tools.

Void Bastards should launch on May 29. The game will be available through Xbox Game Pass at launch.

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Layers of Fear 2

Layers of Fear 2 is the sequel to the incredibly popular psychological horror game that launched on Xbox One and other platforms are few years ago. You control a Hollywood actor who heeds the call of an enigmatic director to take on the lead role in a film shot aboard an ocean liner. Beware, for all may not truly be what it seems.

Layers of Fear 2 should launch on May 28, priced at $30.

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Cricket 19

Cricket 19 is the latest simulator from Big Ant Studios. The game brings together some stunning new features that make it the deepest and richest simulation of the sport of cricket to-date.

Cricket 19 should launch on May 28, priced at $50. The game features Xbox One X enhancements.

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Outer Wilds

Outer Wilds is an open-world exploration game about escaping a deadly planet. You only have twenty minutes before the sun explodes and vaporizes you. Just like any roguelike, you have to repeat this again and again, learning more about the world through every playthrough. Hopefully you'll be able to eventually succeed with the newfound knowledge you've acquired after countless deaths.

Outer Wilds should launch May 30. The game will be available through Xbox Game Pass at launch.

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Other experiences like Among the Sleep: Enhanced Edition, Golem Gates, Kingdom Come: Deliverance — Royal Edition, and Warlock's Tower 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 Warhammer: Chaosbane and Void Bastards because they appear to be the most unique games out of the lot. Which titles are you interested in? Let us know.

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