Dust off your hard drives, we’ve got a bunch of new games for you. (Also: I really hope you don’t get a bunch of dust in your hard drives, that can’t be good for your PC. You should really clean your rig out more often.) We’re about to dive into a list of new games you’ll want to play, don’t forget that the Xbox Game Pass mobile app lets you remote download games directly to your PC from wherever, so they’re ready to play when you are.
Coming Soon to Xbox Game Pass for PC
Age of Wonders: Planetfall (ID@Xbox)
Emerge from the cosmic dark age of a fallen galactic empire to build a new future for your people in this 4X turn-based strategy game. Build your empire with one of six unique factions, ranging from the militant Vanguard to the dinosaur-riding Amazons to the cyborg-zombies of the Assembly. Fight, build, negotiate, and advance your way to utopia in a deep single-player campaign, on random skirmish maps, and against friends in multiplayer.
Demon’s Tilt (ID@Xbox Day One Launch)
A tribute to ‘90s video pinball games, Demon’s Tilt features modern effects and mechanics—including bosses, secrets, and unprecedented depth to please video gamers and hardcore pinball enthusiasts alike. Now with bigger sprites, more baddies, more secrets, and more bullets! Demon’s Tilt pushes the limits of the video pinball genre with Shmup & Hack N’ Slash elements.
Europa Universalis IV (ID@Xbox)
Bring civilization out of the Dark Ages with this award-winning empire building simulator. Guide a nation through the years to create a dominant global empire. Rule your nation through the centuries, with unparalleled freedom, depth, and historical accuracy. True exploration, trade, warfare, and diplomacy will be brought to life in this epic title rife with rich strategic and tactical depth.
Faeria endeavors to be the next generation of collectible card games (CCG). Its gameplay combines core CCG gameplay with its “Living Board” that gives players the ability to shape the battlefield as they play opening the possibilities for a wide variety of strategies and tactics. Each game of Faeria is designed to not only be unique, beautiful, and fast-paced — but also highly competitive.
Farming Simulator 17
Take on the role of a modern farmer and immerse yourself in a huge open world loaded with a harvest of content. Farm over hundreds of acres of land, including a detailed new North American environment. Drive over 250 farming vehicles and equipment from over 75 manufacturers, including new brands such as Challenger, Fendt, Valtra or Massey Ferguson.
Human: Fall Flat (ID@Xbox)
A quirky, open-ended physics-based puzzle platformer set in floating dreamscapes, your goal in Human: Fall Flat is to find the exit of these surreal levels by solving puzzles with nothing but your wits. Local co-op for 2 players and up to 8 online for even more mayhem!
Metro: Last Light Redux
It is the year 2034. Beneath the ruins of post-apocalyptic Moscow, in the tunnels of the Metro, the remnants of mankind are besieged by deadly threats from outside – and within. Play one of the finest story-driven shooters of all time. Newcomers will experience an epic post-apocalyptic adventure combining thrilling survival horror, combat and stealth, while fans will discover the unique world of Metro transformed with incredible next-generation fidelity.
My Friend Pedro (ID@Xbox)
A violent ballet about friendship, imagination, and one man’s struggle to obliterate anyone in his path at the behest of a sentient banana. The strategic use of split aiming, slow motion, and window breach create one sensational action sequence after another in an explosive battle through the violent underworld.
Pathologic 2 (ID@Xbox Day One Launch)
A narrative-driven dramatic thriller about fighting a deadly outbreak in a secluded rural town. Face the realities of a collapsing society as you make difficult choices in seemingly lose-lose situations in this groundbreaking open-world horror RPG.
Member Benefits & Game Updates
Reminder that as an Xbox Game Pass member, you also get free updates to games currently in the library!
- Sea of Thieves: Seabound Soul: This free content update features new lore-based tales and
firebombs. Sail with Captain Pendragon, The Ashen Dragon, and surprise your
friends and enemies in Adventure and Arena with new firebombs.
- Dead by Daylight:
Check out the Cursed Legacy update including the Oni, Kimura Yui, and a new map.
Patch Notes Update
Other than all the games, we’ve got some updates coming to the Xbox (Beta) App coming next week:
- Theme your background with one of 15 game options like Forza,
Halo, Gears, and some great others.
- View your achievements, and quickly set the achievement art as
your PC Desktop wallpaper.
- View other gamer’s profiles, see the games they’ve
played, and their achievement history.
Quests, you may ask? Why thank you, theoretical person asking me very timely questions. Yes, Quests. We know you love your achievements (I’ve seen the tweets!), so we’ve added a meta game to your PC gaming. This month earn any achievement on PC and get 100 points! See eligible games here.
Halo: Reach for Halo: The Master Chief Collection comes to the Xbox One and for the first time ever: PC. Looking better than ever, Halo: Reach features up to 4K UHD resolution at 60FPS . Experience the heroic story of Noble Team, who through great sacrifice and courage saved countless lives in the face of impossible odds. Enjoy iconic Halo multiplayer experiences with generation-defining player customization, unforgettable maps and classic game modes.
That is a great list of games up there and if you’re looking for some more competition to play against, reminder that your e friends can to try Xbox Game Pass for PC (Beta) for $1, right now.