It’s the beginning of December and the game options are … infinite… (pretend I’m about to give a very naughty wink). We have a great group of games for you including One Day Gems that you’ll want to fully charge your mice and controllers for. Let’s jump in!
ANVIL (Console and PC) [email protected] – 2. December
Available the first day with Xbox Game Pass: Ancient Vault Investigation Lab (ANVIL) is an agency that searches for the remains of extraterrestrial civilizations that are scattered across the universe. As a breaker, seek and explore the unknown galaxy in search of these ancient alien vaults. Each galaxy is made up of random planets and unique boss monsters. If you defeat them and open these vaults, you will be able to harness the awesome powers hidden within.
Archvale (Cloud, console and PC) [email protected] – 2. December
Available the first day with Xbox Game Pass: Immerse yourself in bullet hell with RPG elements, in which you master the weapons and skills you need to defeat the diverse enemies that await you in an ever-changing world. Only when you defeat these evil forces will you uncover the truth about the long fabulous story Archvale.
Final Fantasy XIII-2 (Console and PC) – December 2nd
Enjoy the epic and engaging story in this follow up too Final Fantasy XIII. Meet new characters and test yourself with a new, improved combat system. It is no longer a question of facing fate; It’s time to create a new future and change the world!
Lawn mower simulator (Cloud, console and PC) [email protected] – 2. December
Take a break from the real world and enjoy the challenge and serenity of mowing the British countryside in Lawn mower simulator.
Rubber bandits (Cloud, console and PC) [email protected] – 2. December
Available the first day with Xbox Game Pass: A wild multiplayer party Rubber bandits is a beat ’em up brawler where you can steal, smash and loot as much money as possible! Prepare for hilarious physics-based battles with insane weapons and a huge lineup of criminal characters. Avoid deadly traps, beat up rival bandits, and race in front of the cops for the perfect heist!
Stardew Valley (Cloud, console and PC) [email protected] – 2. December
You inherited your grandfather’s old farm property in Stardew Valley. Armed with hand-me-down tools, set off to begin your new life. Can you learn to live on the land and turn these overgrown fields into a thriving home?
Warhammer 40,000: Battle Sector (Cloud, console and PC) [email protected] – 2. December
In the gloomy darkness of the distant future there is only war. Experience every bone-rattling explosion and soul-destroying charge in Warhammer 40,000: Battle Sector, the ultimate strong combat game with turn-based strategy and fast-paced combat that takes you to the battlefields of the 41st millennium.
Space Warlord Organ Trade Simulator (Cloud, console and PC) [email protected] – December 7th
Available the first day with Xbox Game Pass: Buy, sell and trade organs in a strange universe full of customers. Prevent vampire leeches from devouring the goods in your hold, teach Fleshty the snowman to love and much more. The trembling innards of alien capitalism await you in the sci-fi body horror market tycoon game you didn’t know you needed.
Halo infinite (Cloud, Console and PC) – December 8th
Available the first day with Xbox Game Pass: When all hope is lost and the fate of humanity is at stake, Master Chief is ready to face the most ruthless enemy he has ever met. Start over and slip into the armor of the greatest hero of mankind for an epic adventure, and finally, explore the greatness of the Halo ring for yourself. Jump into Halo Infinite’s free multiplayer beta today and enjoy everything Season 1 has to offer: Heroes of Reach – and all of your progress will be reflected in full Halo infinite Start on December 8th.
One Piece Pirate Warrior 4 (Cloud, Console and PC) – December 9th
Ahoy, pirates! Fight hordes of enemies, go on adventures with trusted allies and experience fantastic One Piece action straight out of the anime One Piece: Pirate Warrior 4! Put yourself in the middle of the One Piece world as buildings collapse around you and attacks stir up smoke and dust with every action on the battlefield.
Aliens: Fireteam Elite (Cloud, console and PC) [email protected] – December 14th
Set in the legendary alien universe, Aliens: Fireteam Elite is a cooperative third-person survival shooter that puts your task force of hardened Marines in a desperate battle to contain the evolving Xenomorph threat.
Between us (Console) [email protected] – December 14th
Play with 4-15 players online or via local WiFi while you try to prepare your spaceship for departure. But be careful, as one or more random players in the crew are cheaters who want to kill everyone! Stay tuned for the upcoming Xbox Cloud Gaming (Beta) addition!
In case you missed it
Before we go (Cloud, console and PC) [email protected] – Now available
Rediscover civilization in this cozy city builder. Grow crops, collect resources, research lost technologies, and expand your settlements. Take your peeps from survival to success, then gaze at the stars above. Just watch out for the ancient guardians roaming the galaxy!
Generation zero (Cloud, console and PC) [email protected] – Now available
Sweden. 1989. When the residents of Östertörn wake up and find machines on the edge, winning becomes life. Sneak, loot and shoot your way to safety through a wide, varied landscape that is as fascinating as it is deadly, alone or with up to three friends.
Mind scanner (Cloud, console and PC) [email protected] – Now available
Mind scanner is a retro-futuristic psychiatry simulation in which you diagnose the citizens of a dystopian metropolis. Find a variety of other world characters and use arcade style treatment devices to help them out. Manage your time and resources to keep The Structure in balance. Remember, you take full responsibility for your patients.
theHunter: Call of the Wild (PC) [email protected] – Now available
Experience the thrill of the hunt and step into an atmospheric open world full of life: from the majestic, lifelike animals to the rustle of leaves above as you pursue your prey. Hunt in reserves carefully designed to be as convincing as possible and encounter a range of unique wildlife. Immerse yourself in the atmospheric single player campaign or share the ultimate hunting experience with friends in multiplayer mode.
DLC / game updates
Age of Empires III: Definitive Edition Mexican Civilization DLC – Available Now
Xbox Game Pass for PC and Ultimate members save 10%! This expansion brings the Mexicans as a playable civilization Age of Empires III: Definitive Edition for the first time with a brand new historical battle. Mexican civilization offers a wide range of additional content including: two new explorers, a unique revolution mechanic, 8 units, 2 buildings and a new hometown.
Minecraft Caves & Cliffs Update: Part II – Available Now
Climb up and dig deep into Part II of the Caves & Cliffs update! Climb larger mountains, dig ornate caves and mine large ore veins. Discover lush cave and stalactite cave biomes. Move boundaries with the increased world elevation and traverse the updated terrain. Light up your world with candles and stick one in a cake to celebrate becoming an accomplished speleologist and master climber!
Sea of thieves: Season 5 – December 2nd
Bury treasure, go hunting with the quest board and start with a bang Sea of thieves Season five! Immerse yourself in a new suite of features, tools, and quality of life updates to breathe new life into your adventures on the Sea of Thieves!
Xbox Game Pass Ultimate perks
It’s a great time for Perks as we’re excited to announce that Ultimate members will be banned on a monthly basis Halo infinite Multiplayer bonuses starting with the first bundle on December 8th! Don’t forget to claim this and more from the Perks Gallery on your Xbox console, the Xbox app on Windows PCs, and the Xbox Game Pass mobile app.
Halo infinite Multiplayer: ‘Pass Tense’ MA40 AR Bundle – December 8th
Customize your multiplayer arsenal with the MA40 assault rifle’s exclusive “Pass Tense” coating, four 2XP boosts and four challenge swaps! This benefit requires Halo infinite Multiplayer to use, available for free on Xbox, PC, and with Xbox Cloud Gaming.
Undaunted: New Years Package – December 2nd
Celebrate the New Year with this bundle for Fearless! Grab exclusive cosmetics like the Poison Drake’s Eye lantern skin and the Monster Breath emote, along with 14 days of Slayer’s Club and 25 Patrol Keys.
Apex Legends: RIG helmet weapon amulet – December 2nd
Show off the competition with your new RIG Helmet Weapon Charm from EA Play! Equip your favorite weapon with it and fight for fame, fame and fortune in style.
World of Warships: Legends – Hero’s Companion – December 2nd
Get a British Premium Destroyer to take out your World of Warships: Legends Travel or to expand your collection! This free Christmas package revolves around the British Tier II destroyer Medea and also includes a selection of various in-game items such as boosters, credits, Commander progress items and camouflages. Get it and turn the tide!
Departure on December 15th
The following games are soon leaving the Game Pass library, which means it’s time to show them some love before they leave. As always, with your member discount you can save up to 20% on buying these games before they go!
- Viewer (Cloud and console)
- The Dark Pictures: Man of Medan (Console and PC)
- Guacamelee! 2 (Cloud, console and PC)
- Wilmot’s camp (Cloud, console and PC)
- Until the end (Cloud, console and PC)
- Yooka-Laylee and the impossible cave (Cloud, console and PC)
I’m really looking forward to zipping through Zeta Halo with my grappleshot, but let us know on Twitter what you’re looking forward to the most @XboxGamePass and @XboxGamePassPC. And don’t forget that if your friends haven’t tried Game Pass for PC yet, they can grab theirs the first three months for 1 and join your task force! Catch yourself next time.