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New Xbox releases for August 9-13, 2021

Hades and Art of Rally headline the list of new Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One releases.



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Hades and Art of Rally headline the list of new Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One releases.

Xbox owners can look forward to a bumper week of new releases, including some top-notch indie games.

It’s hard to pick our favourite new game, so let’s start with Hades. Supergiant’s multi-award winning roguelike needs little introduction at this point. It’s been a massive hit on PC and Nintendo Switch and comes to Xbox as part of Game Pass. This expertly crafted dungeon crawler really is something special and a game that achieves that rare feat of living up to the hype that surrounds it.


We’ll also bang the drum for Art of Rally, the beautiful and calming racing sim from Funselektor. It’s another Game Pass release and comes to Xbox with a brand new map, new cars, and new songs.

Hollow Ponds’ puzzle adventure I am Dead is another highlight. And, given the week we’ve had, the monotonous pleasures of Lawn Mowing Simulator also seem strangely appealing.

We’ll keep this page updated throughout the week with any late additions. Here is next week’s new Xbox release lineup.

New Xbox releases: August 9-13, 2021

Monday, August 9, 2021

  • I Am Dead
  • Untitled Darkness

Tuesday, August 10, 2021

  • Action Arcade Wrestling
  • Black Book
  • Button City
  • Ever Forward
  • Lawn Mowing Simulator
  • Crimson Spires
  • Super Hiking League DX

Wednesday, August 11, 2021

  • Car Mechanic Simulator 2021
  • Dwarrows

Thursday, August 12, 2021

  • The Amazing American Circus (Now September)
  • Art of Rally
  • Cardaclysm: Shards of the Four
  • Faraday Protocol
  • Foreclosed
  • The Plane Effect (X|XS)
  • Tetragon

Friday, August 13, 2021

  • Barry the Bunny
  • Fishing Adventure
  • Fort Triumph
  • Hades
  • PAW Patrol The Movie: Adventure City Calls
  • Shakes on a Plane
  • Whiskey Mafia: Frank’s Story

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