Summer season Highlight: Experience Summer season Vibes with the Latest Video games on Xbox

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  • More than 50+ new games and pre-orders will launch on Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One between July 27 and September 11.
  • Stay tuned for your chance to win an Xbox Series X, Series S, Xbox Game Pass Ultimate, and more.
  • Spend on eligible games to earn Microsoft Rewards points.
  • Here’s a sneak peak of some exciting Summer Spotlight games coming your way to get you pumped for a fantastic season of gaming.

Summer Spotlight has officially arrived, and we’re thrilled to bring you exciting, new games every week to round out your summer – more than 50+ new games and pre-orders will launch on Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One between July 27 and September 11! And just like in years past, we have some cool new chances to reward yourself this season.

Check out the Rewards App in the Xbox Store to find our Summer Spotlight Reward Offer. For every dollar spent on eligible purchases, players will earn Microsoft Reward points that can be redeemed for Gift Cards, Subscriptions, and more. And, if you are an Xbox Game Pass Ultimate member, you’ll earn up to 20x more reward points per dollar. Additionally, in the next few weeks we will be announcing a huge sweepstakes where eligible participants can win a brand-new Xbox Series X or Series S, along with other prizes including Xbox Game Pass Ultimate. Stay tuned here for more information coming soon.

Before you head out on summer gaming adventures, here’s a sneak peak of some exciting Summer Spotlight games that are here to kick off the season:

Your ultimate gaming arcade is here with games from the 80s, 90s, and 00s. Play over 1300 classic retro games, participate in global tournaments, get gold in mini-game challenges, have fun playing couch co-op, and challenge the community to beat your high scores. Feel the nostalgia by playing games from your childhood or discover new gems you never knew existed.

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The Wandering Village (Game Preview)

Stray Fawn Studio



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In a world where mysterious plants are spreading all over the earth, emitting toxic spores as they grow, a small group of survivors seek shelter on the back of a giant, wandering creature they call ‘Onbu’. Become their leader, build their settlement, and form a symbiotic relationship with the creature to survive together in this hostile, yet beautiful post-apocalyptic world that now surrounds you.

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Nova Strike




A retro shoot ’em up that transports you to a distant galaxy where you face waves of increasingly powerful enemies. Because it is easy to pick up and play, has addictive gameplay, and generates different levels with each new game, you can enjoy hours of challenging fun. Every time you take off is a chance to unlock new upgrades and improve your ship. Try to beat your high score!

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Double Dragon Gaiden: Rise of the Dragons

Modus Games




The iconic Double Dragon franchise is back with incredible beat ’em up action and new features in Double Dragon Gaiden: Rise of the Dragons. This time the Lee brothers battle it out in New York City with tag-team action, roguelite elements, 13 playable characters and more.

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Colossal Cave

Cygnus Entertainment




Embark on a timeless journey through a sprawling cave system packed with treasures, creatures, mazes, and wits-defying puzzles. The great grandpappy of adventure games will test you and tickle your problem-solving skills as you unearth its plot and secrets. Through cunning trial-and-error you will crawl through tight squeezes, encounter impressive caverns, collect inventory, locate treasure, thwart dwarf attacks, all while keeping your eye on the score before your lamp goes out.

Those are just a few of the great new titles coming this season. Make sure you check out the Microsoft Store each week to discover all the new releases to play and pre-orders going live on Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One. Be sure to follow @Xbox on Twitter for news on the latest releases and our Summer Spotlight Sweepstakes announcement in the coming weeks. See the full list of Summer Spotlight games at


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