May 19, 2022

Xbox Game Pass Wave One Games on their Way

Check out these tasty treats…

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 7th January)

eFootball PES 2021 Season Update

Available on; Android and Console

Published by: Konami

Developed by: Konami (PES Productions)

“Take the pitch with Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, the legendary Diego Maradona, and more in one of the most celebrated sports video game series, eFootball PES. Play with friends in online co-op, head-to-head matches, and take part in real-life soccer events with Matchday Mode. Now in its 25th year, there has never been a better time to experience the fun and fluid gameplay of PES and discover why it is considered a cornerstone for soccer video games”.

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Injustice 2

Available on; Android, Console, and PC

Published by: Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment [WB Games]

Developed by: NetherRealm, QLOC

“Injustice 2 is the super-powered sequel to the hit fighting game Injustice: Gods Among Us that allows players to build and power up the ultimate version of their favourite DC characters. Injustice 2 continues the cinematic storyline as Batman and his allies work towards putting the pieces of society back together but struggle against those who would restore Superman’s Regime”.

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The Little Acre

Available on; Android and Console

Published by: Curve Digital

Developed by: Pewter Games

The Little Acre takes place in 1950s Ireland and follows the story of Aidan and his daughter Lily. After discovering clues to the whereabouts of his missing father, Aidan inadvertently finds himself transported to a strange new world. Featuring full voice acting and hand-drawn animation, The Little Acre is a memorable, lovingly crafted adventure game”.

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Available; 14th January

Neoverse

Available on; PC

Published by: Tinogames, Inc

Developed by: Tinogames, Inc

Neoverse is a beautiful, fantastic game consisting of adventures with thrilling challenges. It is a strategic, action, rogue-lite, deck building game that will test the player’s skill. Start an adventure with unique heroes to save the world along various timelines”.

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Torchlight III

Available on; Android and Console

Published by: Perfect World

Developed by: Echtra Games

“In Torchlight III, Novastraia is again under threat of invasion and it’s up to you to defend against the Netherim and its allies. Gather your wits and brave the frontier to find fame, glory, and a new adventure!”

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What Remains of Edith Finch

Available on; PC

Published by: Annapurna Interactive

Developed by: Giant Sparrow

What Remains of Edith Finch is a collection of short stories about a family in Washington state. Follow Edith as she explores her family history through these stories and tries to figure out why she’s the last one in her family left alive”.

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YIIK: A Post-Modern RPG

Available on: PC

Published by: Ysbryd Games

Developed by: Ackk Studios

“This surreal JRPG-styled game set in 1999 has college graduate Alex witnessing a woman vanish from an elevator. He soon rounds up a band of misfits from the Internet to investigate her disappearance, employing vinyl LPs, cameras, and other oddities in battles that blend twitch-based minigames with turn-based combat, as they brave booby-trapped factories and puzzle-ridden caves in search of the truth”.

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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 on; 15th January

FTL: Faster Than Light

Leaving: PC

Published by: Subset Games

Developed by: Subset Games

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My Friend Pedro

Leaving: Console and PC

Published by: Devolver Digital

Developed by: DeadToast Entertainment, 22nd Century Toys

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Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet

Leaving: Console

Published by: Bandai Namco

Developed by: Dimps, Bandai Namco

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Tekken 7

Leaving: Console

Published by: Bandai Namco

Developed by: Bandai Namco

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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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