May 16, 2022

Wave One of Xbox Game Pass Games Revealed

Ready your hard-drives…

We’ve got a huge selection of titles coming to the Xbox Game Pass this month. From GOTY contenders and nominees to Indie darlings, Xbox is spoiling us as usual. So, if you’ve recently acquired a new Xbox Series X (or S), or you’re still playing around on the Xbox One, there’s plenty to keep you busy.

Coming this month;

Available; Now (as of 4th February)

Ghost of a Tale

Available on: PC

Published by: SeithCG, Plug In Digital

Developed by: SeithCG, Plug In Digital

Ghost of a Tale is an action RPG game in which you play as Tilo, a mouse and minstrel thrown into a perilous adventure. Set in a medieval world populated only by animals, the game puts an emphasis on immersion and exploration. It features stealth elements, disguises, conversations with allies and enemies, and quests”.

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Project Winter

Available on: Android, Console, PC

Published by: Other Ocean Group

Developed by: Other Ocean Group

“The perfect game to back-stab your friends. Project Winter is an eight-person multiplayer game focusing on social deception and survival. Communication and teamwork are essential to the survivors’ goal of escape. Gather resources, repair structures, and brave the wilderness together”.

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The Falconeer

Available on: Android, Console, PC

Published by: Wired Productions

Developed by: Tomas Sala

“Become the Falconeer and soar through the skies aboard a devastatingly powerful warbird in this open-world air combat game. Uncover secrets lost to the sea as you join or oppose different factions and clans scattered throughout the mysterious world of The Great Ursee”.

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Available: 11th February

Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age

Available on: Console, PC

Published by: Square Enix

Developed by: Square Enix

“This remaster is based on the smash-hit 12th instalment of the Final Fantasy series. With graphical and audio upgrades, the core game design has been tweaked to produce an evolution of the original Final Fantasy XII fitting for the current generation. Return to the World of Ivalice and enjoy a classic adventure reborn!”

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Jurassic World Evolution

Available on: Android, Console

Published by: Frontier Developments

Developed by: Frontier Developments

“Place yourself at the heart of the Jurassic Park franchise and build your own Jurassic World. Bioengineer dinosaurs that think, feel, and react intelligently to the world around them and face threats posed by espionage, breakouts, and devastating tropical storms in an uncertain world where life always finds a way”.

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Stealth Inc 2 – A Game of Clones

Available on: Android, Console

Published by: Curve Digital

Developed by: Curve Digital

“In Stealth Inc 2, you play the role of a clone escaping a sinister and high-tech testing facility, testing both your brain and your reflexes over 60 varied levels linked together in a sprawling overworld. Death is never more than a few moments away, but one of the few advantages of being a clone is that death isn’t all that permanent”.

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Wolfenstein: Youngblood

Available on: Android

Published by: Bethesda

Developed by: Machine Games, Arkane Studios, Panic Button Games

“Set 19 years after the events of Wolfenstein II, BJ Blazkowicz’s twin daughters, Jess and Soph Blazkowicz – after years of training from their battle-hardened father – are forced into action. Team up with a friend to level up, explore, and complete missions to unlock abilities that compliment your playstyle”.

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Alas, all good things must come to an end. And, so too is the case with the following Xbox games. Be sure to purchase any of the following if you wish to carry on playing them after the fact. To sweeten the deal, each of the following titles are on sale by 20% off their usual RRP thanks to your Game Pass subscription.

Leaving; 15th February

de Blob

Leaving: Console

Published by: THQ Nordic

Developed by: Blitworks [the original game was developed by Blue Tongue Entertainment. However, as THQ (non-Nordic) closed in 2012, Blue Tongue now ceases to exist].

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Ninja Gaiden II

Leaving: Console

Published by: Xbox Game Studios

Developed by: Team Ninja

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World of Horror

Leaving: PC

Published by: Ysbryd Games

Developed by: Panstasz

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Leaving; 16th February

Shadows of the Damned

Leaving: EA Play, Console

Published by: EA

Developed by: Grasshopper Manufacture

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So, there we have it. Plenty to fill your hard-drives up with this month. What do you think? Is there anything here that has piqued your interest?

As always, this is just what we currently know about coming to the Game Pass this month. Xbox has proven that plenty that the Game Pass often receives a lot more than previously announced.

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