I hope you’ve had a chance to tune in to Developer_Direct today – something to add to your Game Pass presets list! We haven’t finished communicating with the developers yet, so stay tuned for updates. Now let’s take a closer look at the games coming soon!
Hi-Fi Rush (Cloud, PC & Xbox Series X|S)
Feel the beat as wannabe rock star Chai and his ragtag team battle against an evil mega-corporation in raucous rhythm combat! From Tango Gameworks comes Hi-Fi RushAn all-new action game where the world is in sync with the music.
goldeneye 007 (Cloud and Console) – January 27
goldeneye 007 returns to the delight of old and new players! The timeless stealth shooter has been faithfully recreated for Xbox consoles, including new achievements, 4K resolution, smoother frame rates and split screen for up to four players.
RoboQuest (Game Preview) (Console) – January 30
Available now with PC Game Pass and coming soon to Xbox consoles! Fight your way through hordes of evil bots in procedurally generated environments in solo or 2 player co-op, upgrade your build as you progress and defeat powerful bosses. Get ready to dive into a futuristic world RoboQuest and help humanity find the mysterious and long forgotten Haven City.
Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition (Cloud and Console) – January 31st
Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition is one of the most popular strategy games ever made, coming soon to Xbox consoles. Enjoy a new way to play this beloved console game, including controller optimizations and new tutorials to help you get up to speed quickly.
inculinati (Game Preview) (Cloud, Console & PC) – January 31st
A strategy game based on ink straight out of medieval manuscripts, where a rabbit’s ass can be more dangerous than a dog’s sword. Take your turn in inculinati duels filled with unexpected tactical depth (and humor!). Embark on an ever-changing journey, build your own bestiary, defeat medieval superstars and collect power-ups to unlock special abilities.
JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure – All Star Battle R (Cloud, Console & PC) – January 31st
JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle R brings Hirohiko Araki’s masterpiece into fighting game form! Take on 50 colorful characters from the world of JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure, wielding Stands, Ripple, and more! See how characters who could never meet in the story interact when they meet face to face! Even those new to the fighting game genre can have fun with one-button combos and ultimate moves.
Darkest Dungeon (Cloud, Console & PC) – February 2nd
Darkest Dungeon is a challenging turn-based roguelike and gothic RPG about the psychological stresses of adventure. Recruit, train and lead a team of handicapped heroes through winding forests, forgotten mazes, ruined crypts and more. Not only unimaginable enemies are waiting for you, but also stress, hunger, disease and ever-looming darkness.
Grid Legends (Cloud) EA Play – February 2
Buckle up for high-octane racing Grid Legends comes to Xbox Cloud Gaming with Xbox Game Pass Ultimate via EA Play. Enjoy breathtaking motorsports, an exciting Drive to Glory story mode, and an amazing variety of racing as EA Play’s recurring events bring the driving brawl to life.
Hot Wheels Unleashed – Game of the Year Edition (Cloud, Console & PC) – February 7th
Get ready to drift, accelerate, jump and crash on the iconic orange tracks in the most beloved Hot Wheels vehicles! Hot wheels on the loose – Edition “Game of the Year” Coming to Xbox Game Pass on February 7th. Let’s light up the fun!
Sea of Thieves: Hidden Wilds – Available until February 2
With a curse threatening Tasha’s life, Madame Olivia convinces the pirates to take Captain Briggsy’s mask and seek a cure in the Wilds, digging up ancient history along the way. Sea of Thieves The eleventh limited-time adventure, The Secret Wilds, runs until February 2nd.
Xbox Game Pass Ultimate Benefits
The Elder Scrolls Online: Ancient Dragon Hunter Armor – Now available.
Improve your Elder Scrolls Online adventures with ancient dragon hunter armor and other items from dragon slayer set #1. Claim it today and join over 20 million players in this award-winning RPG.
black desert: Special gift set – available now
It’s time to spend the winter with Vusa, black desert 25th new class! We have prepared a lot of content and a gift to celebrate the launch of the new class. Play now to start your adventure!
Energy: Norwegian Marmot Bundle – Available Now
Put down your ax and take your weapon! Chopping your enemies will be as easy and enjoyable as splitting a log in half! Enjoy free exclusive equipment, powerful weapons and open a special box. Show others who rules Outland!
Departure January 31st.
Don’t forget to set aside time for the next games coming out soon! Remember that you can use the membership discount to save up to 20% before they leave the Game Pass library.
- donut county (Cloud, console and PC)
- Taiko no Tatsujin: Drummer (Console and PC)
- lie (Cloud, console and PC)
- WMD Worms (Cloud, console and PC)
Games you can play now, games you can play soon, games you can update your backlog to play when you stop eating your video game comfort food (don’t judge me, I love listen to soundtracks while working) – we got a little bit of everything. Follow the news here or @XboxGamePassPC and @XboxGamePass for more games, dates, or recommendations on what to play next. Speak soon!