Game Pass January Update
The New Year just started but we've already seen new additions to the Xbox Game Pass Lineup, along with some changes to games on the service. Below is a list of games coming to the service, followed by games leaving the service.
eFootball PES 2021 - January 7th (Cloud + Console)
PES is celebrating it's 25th year in a big way, firstly launching on Xbox Game Pass for consoles and cloud streaming services on January 7th. The Season update launched yesterday, bringing tons of brand new content to the already big package that is PES 2021. New Modes, features, and rewards have been added, all of which can be enjoyed for free thanks to Xbox Game Pass.
The Little Acre - January 7th (Cloud + Console + PC)
The Little Acre is an adventure game centered around a small family in Ireland during the 1950's. Players control both Aidan, an engineer looking for new job opportunities, and his daughter Lily, an adventurous little girl with a lot to prove. Aidan goes missing and it's up to Lily to find her missing her father, as the two journey into a new magical world hidden within their shed. The game features fully hand drawn animations and full voice acting. Coming to Game Pass on January 7th
Torchlight III - January 14th (Cloud + Console)
The critically acclaimed top down dungeon crawler RPG is back, Torchlight III makes it's way to Xbox Game Pass on January 14th. For those wanting to scratch their Diablo itch, Torchlight III fulfills that and more. The world of Novastraia is yet again in danger, and it's up to the player to pick up their arms, gather loot, and fight back against the Netherim threat.
Injustice 2 - January 7th (Cloud + Console + PC)
The hit sequel to Injustice: Gods Among Us, comes to Xbox Game Pass on January 7th, to cloud, console, and PC systems. Injustice 2 takes places directly after the events of the first game, as Batman and friends do their best to pick up the pieces of their broken society and fight back against those who wish to bring back Superman's regime. Injustice 2 allows for players to fully customize their fighters with a variety of different gear accessories that change both cosmetics and play style in single player and online matches.
Neoverse - January 14th (PC)
Neoverse is already on Game Pass for Consoles, but starting on January 14th PC players will be able to join the fight. Neoverse is a strategic card building rouge like experience where players control one of three fully customizable characters. Go on journeys to acquire new gears, skills, and more to take on various bosses and restore the world of Neoverse.
What Remains of Edith Finch - January 14th (PC)
What Remains of Edith Finch is a beautiful walking adventure game telling the unfortunate story of the Finch family. Players take turns controlling various members of the Finch family going through a wide variety of life experiences, all leading up to a big mystery. The game is currently on Xbox Game Pass for console subscribers, but PC players will be able to play the game via Game Pass on January 14th.
YIIK A Post Modern RPG - January 14th (PC)
YIIK is a colorful 3D Japanese Style RPG taking place in the 1990s. Eight friends gather together to solve a mystery in their small town, uncovering supernatural events, and making new friends along the way. The game features turn-based combat where player characters gather every day objects as weapons, time-based actions, dungeons, puzzles and more. YIIK launches on Game Pass for PC on January 14th.
Leaving Game Pass January 15th
FTL: Faster Than Light (PC)
My Friend Pedro (Console + PC)
Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet (Console)
Tekken 7 (Console)
And that's the January recap of games coming to, and leaving, Xbox Game Pass. Be sure to check back to My Xbox And Me every month for the latest Game Pass updates and rundowns.