I hope you had a chance to tune in to Developer_Direct today – lots to add to your Game Pass preinstall list! We’re not done with developer talks, so stay tuned for more updates. But now let’s take a closer look at the games that are coming soon!
Hi-Fi Rush (Cloud, PC and Xbox Series X|S)
Feel the beat as wannabe rock star Chai and his ragtag team battle an evil megacorporation in raucous rhythm battles! From Tango comes Gameworks Hi-Fi Rusha brand new action game where the world syncs to the music.
Goldeye 007 (Cloud and Console) – January 27th
Goldeye 007 returns to delight old and new players! The timeless stealth shooter is faithfully recreated for Xbox consoles, including new achievements, 4K resolution, a smoother framerate and four-player split-screen.
roboquest (Game Preview) (Console) – January 30th
Now available with PC Game Pass and coming to Xbox consoles soon! Blast your way through hordes of evil bots in procedurally generated environments in solo or 2-player co-op, improve your build as you progress, and defeat powerful bosses. Be ready to dive into the futuristic world of roboquest and help humanity to 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 of all time and is coming to Xbox consoles soon. Enjoy a new way to play this popular game on console, including optimizations for playing with a controller and new tutorials to get you started quickly.
It’s a peanut (Game Preview) (Cloud, Console and PC) – January 31st
An ink-based strategy game straight out of medieval manuscripts, where a rabbit’s butt can be deadlier than a dog’s sword. Take your turn It’s a peanut Duels full of unexpected tactical depth (and humor!). Embark on an ever-changing journey, build your own bestiary, defeat medieval superstars, and collect perks to unlock special powers.
JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure All-Star Battle R (Cloud, Console and PC) – January 31st
JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle R brings Hirohiko Araki’s masterpiece to life in the form of a fighting game! Battle with 50 colorful characters from the world of JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure wielding stands, hamons and more! See how characters who could never meet in the story interact when they face each other! Even newcomers to the fighting game genre can have fun with one-button combos and ultimate moves.
Darkest dungeon (Cloud, Console and PC) – February 2nd
Darkest dungeon is a challenging turn-based gothic roguelike RPG about the psychological drains of adventure. Recruit, train and lead a team of flawed heroes through twisted forests, forgotten caves, ruined crypts and beyond. Not only unimaginable enemies await you, but also stress, famine, disease and the ever-expanding darkness.
Grid Legends (Cloud) EA Play – February 2nd
Buckle up for high-octane racing as Grid Legends is coming to Xbox Cloud Gaming with Xbox Game Pass Ultimate via EA Play. Experience breathtaking motorsport action, an immersive story mode in Driven to Glory, and breathtaking racing variety, while recurring EA Play events keep the wheel-to-wheel action alive.
Hot Wheels Unleashed – Game of the Year Edition (Cloud, Console and PC) – February 7th
Get ready to drift, accelerate, jump and smash around the iconic orange tracks with the most popular Hot Wheels cars! Hot Wheels unleashed
Sea of Thieves: The Secret Wilds – Available until February 2nd
With a curse that threatens Tasha’s life, Madame Olivia challenges the pirates to take on Captain Briggsy’s mask and search the wilderness for a cure – and discovers the ancient tale in the process. Sea of Thieves The eleventh limited-time adventure, The Secret Wilds, runs through February 2nd.
Xbox Game Pass Ultimate benefits
The Elder Scrolls Online: Ancient Dragon Hunter Armor – Available now
Expand yours Elder Scrolls Online Adventure with the Ancient Dragon Hunter Armor & more from the Dragon Slayer Bundle #1. Claim it today and join over 20 million players in the award-winning RPG.
black desert: Special Gift Pack – Available now
It’s the season to spend your winter with Woosa, Black Desert’s 25th new class! We have prepared lots of content and a gift to celebrate the launch of the new class. Play now to start your adventure!
power: Norwegian Marmot Pack – Available now
Put down your ax and take up arms! Chopping down your enemies will be as easy and satisfying as splitting a log in half! Enjoy the free exclusive outfit, powerful weapons and open the Special Issue box. Show others who rules the Outlands!
Departure on January 31st
Be sure to make some time for the following games, which are coming soon! Remember, you can save up to 20% with your member discount before leaving the Game Pass library.
- Donut County (Cloud, Console and PC)
- Taiko no Tatsujin: The Drum Master (Console and PC)
- tell lies (Cloud, Console and PC)
- Worms WMD (Cloud, Console and PC)
Games you can play now, games you can play soon, games you can update your backlog list to play whenever you’re past your comfort eating of video games (don’t judge me, I like to hear that OSTs at work) – we’ve got a little bit of everything. Stay up to date here or @XboxGamePassPC and @XboxGamePass for more games, dates or recommendations on what to play next. We talk about this later!
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