Following on from our article on 2023 “free” games already available in Xbox Game Pass, this article discusses upcoming games in the Xbox catalog.
Released in May 2023, Mass Effect: Legendary Edition is a remastered compilation of the first three episodes of the saga. It is optimized with 4K graphics and includes all 40 DLC from the trilogy. Noted 16/20 in our columns, it is considered as “the best way to discover the cult and memorable saga to date“from Bioware.
Released on September 23, 2023, Embr is a game developed by Muse Games and published by Curve Digital. In a first person title in an art direction cartoon, the player takes the role of a fire soldier called and pay to save lives. It’s up to him to come to the aid of your customers. It doesn’t matter how you save them here, only the result counts …
Outer Wilds was released on May 30, 2019, developed by Mobius Digital and published by Annapurna Interactive. Stuck in a time loop, the player has 22 minutes to survey the solar system and solve its mysteries. Exploration, narration and puzzles, the player must solve a narrative puzzle using a ship but also a jetpack, a probe or an audio sensor.
Spelunky 2 was released on September 15, 2023, developed by Mossmouth and published by Blitworks. It is the sequel to the action / adventure platformer game. Packaged in style cartoon, the game makes the player incarnate minors in search of all kinds of treasures. Rich and dense gameplay, the game is nonetheless demanding but is a game to try, especially since it is played alone and with others!
The Anacrusis is developed by a studio made up of former developers who worked on Portal, Left 4 Dead or Counter Strike: Global Offensive. Stray Bombay decides to put the cover back with this new FPS considered as a spiritual heir to Left 4 Dead: it also takes the system that made the success of Left 4 Dead 1 and 2, with an artificial intelligence that adapts to the way to play players since it is she who places the bosses, weapons and gadgets.
Unfortunately, who says arrivals also means departures. Here is the list of games that will no longer be in the Xbox Game Pass catalog as of January 15:
Source: Xbox Wire