Welcome to another edition of Next Week on Xbox! The holiday gaming season is fast approaching and that means our most-anticipated games of the year are making their way to Xbox One. And with Halloween only a few weeks away, it’s also the perfect time to serve up a couple of spooky titles this week, like the survival horror game The Evil Within 2 and the creepy Decay: The Mare. On the more epic fantasy scale, we’re booking our tickets to return to Mordor and continue the fight against the Dark Lord himself in Middle-earth: Shadow of War. Read on for details on these games and more to find out what’s Next Week on Xbox!

Middle-earth: Shadow of War

October 10, 2017

  • Xbox Play Anywhere Title

Talion and Celebrimbor return in Middle-earth: Shadow of War and aim to forge armies, conquer fortresses, and dominate the land of Mordor from behind enemy lines. With the return of the award-winning Nemesis System powering the unique stories of your followers, in addition to taking on the full power of the Dark Lord Sauron and his army, this epic new story in the ever-expanding Middle-earth saga is one you don't want to miss. And as an Xbox Play Anywhere title, one purchase gives you a copy on both Xbox One and Windows 10.

Raid: World War II

October 10, 2017
Take on the role as one of the four misfit members of the Raid gang -- Sterling, Rivet, Kurgan or Wolfgang -- to shoot, blast, and steal your way through Europe at the height of World War II. With class-based gameplay and authentic weapon customizations, take down the German war machine in this exciting four-player co-op shooter.

Danger Zone

October 10, 2017
Welcome to the Danger Zone, a virtual crash testing facility where you're tasked to survive a variety of challenging and deadly scenarios. With real-world vehicle physics with explosive gameplay, your goal is to cause as much explosive and creative damage as possible.


October 11, 2017
You are the robot Kramer 227 and you must find a way to harvest enough energy to rescue your fellow robot friends before their planet of Aurura crashes in the sun. Gather energy, share with your friends, and escape a dire situation across 20 extensive platforming levels.

Decay: The Mare

October 13, 2017
In this psychological horror game, you play as Sam, an addict who has found himself in the metal institution Reaching Dreams. Hoping to kick his habit and sort his life, something goes terribly wrong and he becomes lost in an endless nightmare.

The Evil Within 2

October 13, 2017
Detective Sebastian Castellanos has lost it all. But when given a chance to save his daughter, he must descend once more into the nightmarish world of STEM. From mastermind Shinji Mikami, The Evil Within 2 is the latest evolution of survival horror where horrifying threats emerge from every corner as the world twists and warps around him. Will Sebastian face adversity head on with weapons and traps, or sneak through the shadows to survive? Prepare to enter a frightening world filled with anxiety-inducing thrills and disturbing moments.

Source: Next Week on Xbox: New Games for October 9 - 15 - Xbox Wire