The group will play a trio of gigs in London this month, which will serve as a warm-up ahead of their festival appearances at Bestival, Heineken's Open'er and Primavera this summer.
The band's latest material will be unveiled first at north London's Electrowerkz on May 14, before a further two dates at Chats Palace and Battersea Arts Centre.
Indie-electro duo 2:54, whose new single 'Creeping' is out June 18, have been confirmed as the support act for the Chats Palace show.
The xx have been working on the follow-up to their Mercury Prize-winning debut over the last 12 months. They recently featured on Rihanna's 'Drunk on Love' from her Talk That Talk LP, while band member Jamie Smith produced Drake's 'Take Care'.
Watch the music video for The xx's 'VCR' below: