Microsoft is kicking off 2022 with some solid new additions to Xbox Game Pass, with the most prolific being Mass Effect Legendary Edition! Check out the full lineup of titles heading to the service below and see if anything catches your eye for games coming to the Xbox family.
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Here are the games coming to Xbox Game Pass for the month of January:
Gorogoa (Cloud, Console, and PC) ID@Xbox (Available today)
Winner of Debut Game at the BAFTA Games Awards, Gorogoa is an elegant evolution of the puzzle genre, told through a beautifully hand-drawn story designed and illustrated by Jason Roberts.
Olija (Cloud, Console, and PC) ID@Xbox (Available today)
Olija is a game about Faraday’s quest, a man shipwrecked then trapped in the mysterious country of Terraphage. Armed with a legendary harpoon, he and other castaways try to leave this hostile country to return to their homelands.
The Pedestrian (Cloud, Console, and PC) ID@Xbox (Available today)
The Pedestrian is a 2.5D side-scrolling puzzle platformer set in a dynamic world with stunning graphics and challenging puzzles, where you will rearrange and reconnect public signs to explore and advance through each engaging environment.
Embr (Cloud, Console, and PC) ID@Xbox – January 6
Fight fires with friends for profit in this unpredictable and frantic multiplayer game. Team up with friends, take on daily challenges and climb to the top of the corporate firefighting ladder. More than one way to become a hero!
Mass Effect Legendary Edition (Console and PC) EA Play – January 6
The Mass Effect Legendary Edition is coming to PC Xbox Game Pass and Ultimate with EA Play! The Legendary Edition includes single-player base content and over 40 DLC from the highly acclaimed Mass Effect, Mass Effect 2, and Mass Effect 3 games, including promo weapons, armors, and packs – remastered and optimized for 4K Ultra HD.
Outer Wilds (Cloud, Console, and PC) ID@Xbox – January 6
Explore for the sake of your curiosity with a hand-crafted solar system filled with secrets to discover and perils to avoid while exploring space. Players are given a variety of tools to aid in space-backpacking, including their own spaceship and jetpack; a surveyor probe for scouting and taking pictures; and a signalscope to track down audio signals and view landmarks from afar.
Spelunky 2 (Console and PC) ID@Xbox – January 13
This challenging roguelike platformer offers you immense freedom to carve your own path through its randomly-generated caves and ruins. Exercise your creativity and through your actions, tell a unique story each time you play. Uncover the secrets alone or with friends!
The Anacrusis (Game Preview)(Console and PC) ID@Xbox – January 13
Available on day one with Xbox Game Pass: 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!
- Minecraft New Year’s Celebration – Through January 17
Xbox Game Pass Ultimate Perks
- Apex Legends: RIG Helmet Weapon Charm – January 5
- Phantasy Star Online 2 New Genesis: January Member Monthly Bonus – January 5
Here is the list of games leaving Xbox Game Pass starting January 15:
- Desperados III (Cloud, Console, and PC)
- Ghost of a Tale (PC)
- Kingdom Hearts III (Console)
- Mount & Blade: Warband (Cloud, Console, and PC)
- Pandemic (Console and PC)
- Yiik: A Postmodern RPG (PC)
PUBG will be leaving the Xbox Game Pass library on January 10 and will become free-to-play starting January 12.
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