Another month, another great selection of titles added to XBOX GAME PASS! With such a wealth of titles available across Xbox Consoles, PC and mobile streaming via the cloud, your friendly neighbourhood bearded gamer’s have once again cherry-picked a selection of top new titles plus a wealth of games that you may have missed.
This month we have a host of award-winning titles alongside a deadly bald man and a few handfuls of alien encounters. Whether you are looking for something slow and methodical to enjoy alone or intense bullet action to play with your friends, we have you covered plus plenty more in this month’s Game Pass update.
The deadliest bald man in gaming is back and more lethal than ever. Get access to all three games in the World of Assassination trilogy, the soft reboot to the long-running Hitman series. Become agent 47 in the ultimate spy-thriller story across three games and more than 20 locations. Featuring Sean Bean as ‘The Undying’.
Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six: Extraction
Although the link to Tom Clancy’s works has long since been thrown out the window, the long-running Rainbow Six franchise is still going strong. The latest release is a spin-off from a Rainbow Six Siege timed event that pit’s a team of three operatives in a mission to stop an alien force. Play across 12 uniquely designed maps set in four regions across the US, featuring procedurally generated challenges, enemies, infestation, and increasing difficulty, the dangers are unpredictable and constantly evolving.
Reaping souls of the dead and punching a clock might get monotonous but it’s honest work for a Crow. The job gets lively when your assigned soul is stolen and you must track down a desperate thief to a realm untouched by death – where creatures grow far past their expiry and overflow with greed and power. Winner of multiple awards, this indie gem is considered by many to be GOTY 2021 contender.
The Anacrusis is a four-player cooperative first-person shooter set aboard a massive starship stranded at the edge of explored space. Team up with your friends in an infinitely replayable fight against alien hordes to unlock perks, weapons and new ways to play that you can share with your team.
Winner of Best Game at the 2020 BAFTA Games Awards and named Game of the Year 2019 by Giant Bomb, Polygon, Eurogamer, and The Guardian, Outer Wilds is a critically-acclaimed and award-winning open-world mystery about a solar system trapped in an endless time loop. You’re the newest recruit of Outer Wilds Ventures, a fledgling space program searching for answers in a strange, constantly evolving solar system. What lurks in the heart of the ominous Dark Bramble? Who built the alien ruins on the Moon? Can the endless time loop be stopped? Answers await you in the most dangerous reaches of space.
Nobody Saves the World
When the ancient Calamity re-awakens, who can save the world? Nobody! (That’s you, you’re Nobody.) Master the art of transformation to become a Slug, Ghost, Dragon, and more in this new take on Action RPGs from the creators of Guacamelee! Complete quests to discover and swap between 15+ varied and distinct Forms. Mix and match abilities in unexpected ways to unlock and complete even MORE challenging quests. Explore a vast overworld – on your own or with a friend online – while clearing shape-shifting dungeons in an effort to stop The Calamity and save the world!
Spelunky returns in this greatly-expanded sequel to the original roguelike platformer! Meet the next generation of explorers as they find themselves on the Moon, searching for treasure and missing family. Spelunky 2 builds upon the unique, randomized challenges that made the original a classic, offering a huge adventure designed to satisfy players old and new.
Put your love for pups to the test – we have a bunch of dogs that need their photos taken, doggone it! Photograph and catalogue the finest (and derpiest) dogs to build your career, upgrade your camera, and discover new canines. WOOF.
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