Happy Tuesday everyone, we have dungeon crawlers, action RPGs, sports games and more to get excited about with Game Pass! Or maybe you’re just excited about games on day one, we have that too. Or if you just want to get excited about games, totally here for that. Let’s dive!
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NBA 2K22 (Cloud and Console) – Available now
NBA 2K22 puts the entire universe of basketball in your hands. Play now in real NBA and WNBA environments against authentic teams and players. Build your own MyTeam dream team with today’s stars and yesterday’s legends. Live your own professional journey on MyCareer and experience your personal rise in the NBA. Flex your management skills in MyGM and MyLeague. Anyone, anywhere can join NBA 2K22. Learn more here.
loot river (Cloud, Console and PC) [email protected]
Available day one with Game Pass: Explore procedurally generated mazes in a dungeon-crawling action roguelike that combines tense real-time combat with space block displacement – slide blocks from ancient ruins, fight beastly abominations, loot, explore, level up, strategize, cast spells powerful, die and wake up again.
Hike to Yomi (Cloud, Console and PC) [email protected] – May 5th
Available day one with Game Pass: Hike to Yomi is a cinematic action-adventure game that follows the captivating story of Hiroki during his fall against the forces of evil. Experience his heroic comeback to fulfill his failed promise to save the people he wanted to protect.
sleeping citizen (Cloud, Console and PC) [email protected] – May 5th
Available day one with Game Pass: Live the life of a fugitive worker, washed up in a lawless station on the edge of an interstellar society. Inspired by the flexibility and freedom of tabletop RPGs, explore the season, choose your friends, escape your past and change your future.
Danganronpa 2: Farewell Despair Anniversary Edition (Cloud, Console and PC) – May 10
On Jabberwock Island, you and your colleagues were ready to party in the sun until Monokuma returns! Trapped in a dangerous situation, you must survive the class tests. Your only hope lies in solving the island’s mysteries. Plus, Ultimate members can play with native touch controls with cloud gaming on day one, no controller required!
Eiyuden Chronicle: Rising (Cloud, Console and PC) – May 10
Available day one with Game Pass: Strengthen your bonds with the release of Eiyuden Chronicle: Rising on Xbox Game Pass. Experience the pre-war tales of various characters who will eventually become your companions in Eiyuden Chronicle: One Hundred Heroesthe most funded Kickstarter game of 2020 and coming to Game Pass on the first day of 2023.
This War of Mine: Final Cut (Cloud, Console and PC) [email protected] – May 10th
Inside This War of Mine: Final Cut, remastered for Xbox Series X|S, you play a group of civilians trying to survive in a besieged city; struggling with lack of necessities and constant danger from snipers and hostiles. It’s a war experience seen from a whole new angle. Learn more here.
NHL 22 (Console) EA Play – May 12
Experience revolutionary hockey with Game Pass Ultimate and EA Play! NHL 22 is coming soon to The Play List, so all members can go on ice. Members also receive NHL 22 rewards including World of Chel gear sets and more.
Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition Dynasties of India DLC – Available now
Game Pass members save up to 10%! Welcome to Dynasties of India, the third new official expansion for Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition. Challenge friends with three additional civilizations, as well as new units and technologies. Battle across India with three new campaigns and crush your opponents – figuratively, with economic strength and vast armies, or literally, with a stampede of elephants!
Infinite Halo Lone Wolves: Season 2 – Available today
Lone Wolves, get ready for season 2 of Infinite Halo! Experience new content including new maps, modes, limited-time themed events and a new Battle Pass with over 100 levels of rewards that never expire.
Stellaris Update 3.0 and Nemesis Expansion – Available today
The Stellaris Update 3.0 ‘Dick’, named after renowned science fiction author Philip K. Dick, adds a new Intel system, reworks how first contact occurs, and includes several new economic changes. Additionally, Game Pass members can save up to 10% on the Nemesis Expansion, giving players the choice between chaos or control in a galaxy in crisis.
Ultimate Xbox Game Pass Perks
For Honor: Warmonger Hero – Available today
Unlock the elegant and deadly Warmonger hero! Attack the weak and impale your opponents on the battlefield.
Plants vs Zombies Garden Warfare 2: No-Brainerz Update – Available now
Get ready to face pesky plants with the No-Brainerz Upgrade! This update includes four characters, four skills, four customization sets, four emotes, 200 stars and more to help you on your quest for victory.
Infinite Halo: Pass Tense Gungoose Bundle – Available May 4th
Beginning Infinite Halo Season 2: Lone Wolves with the exclusive Gungoose “Pass Tense” Vehicle Skin, four 2XP Boosts and four Challenge Swaps!
Xbox Ultimate Play Sweepstakes
Ultimate Game Pass members in select regions are eligible to win awesome game prizes, from laptops and tablets to new consoles and TV setups! There is a grand Ultimate Game Room Upgrade prize and in addition there will be new prizes awarded each week from April 25, 2022 to May 25, 2022.
Sign up at www.xboxplaysweepstakes.com and once you sign up, simply play Game Pass games on your console for a continuous hour to get an entry. One entry per day. Terms apply.
No purchases required in the US, CA and Northern Ireland. Open to the US, UK, CA, FR & DE for 18+ only. See the Official Rules to learn how to enter without a purchase for US, CA and Northern Ireland residents. Access until 05/25/22.
The following games will be leaving the Game Pass library soon, so check back before they leave. Remember to use your subscription to save up to 20% off your purchase to keep them in your library.
Leaving May 10th
- Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas – The Definitive Edition (cloud and console)
Departure May 15th
- Enter the Gungeon (Cloud, Console and PC)
- Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remastered (Console and PC)
- Remnant: From the Ashes (Cloud, Console and PC)
- Steep (cloud and console)
- The catch: carp and coarse (Cloud, Console and PC)
- The wild at heart (Cloud, Console and PC)
That wraps up the first list of Game Pass games coming out in May, so stay tuned for more updates later this month! As usual, if you’re not already following us on Twitter, you can hit the follow button at @XboxGamePass and @XboxGamePassPC for reminders of when each game airs. I’ll catch you next time!