All confirmed Xbox games coming to Game Pass in 2023 and beyond

Xbox Game Pass announcements tend to be made at short notice, but some publishers love to share news of their titles coming to the service well in advance. Here's every upcoming Game Pass game we know about...

All confirmed Xbox games coming to Game Pass in 2023 and beyond
Heidi Nicholas

Heidi Nicholas


Spoilers: it's a big list. We have included everything that has a specific Xbox Game Pass or PC Game Pass release or arrival date for 2023, as well as those that have broader release windows, those arriving in 2024, and those that haven't yet had any release window confirmed. Take a look through and see what's on the horizon for Xbox Game Pass over the next few years... we'll be keeping this article updated as more announcements are made and as games hit the service, so be sure to keep an eye on it!



Run & Gun game Broforce comes to Xbox One and Game Pass on August 8. "Broforce Forever, the long-awaited free update to 2015’s most patriotic video game, held back from freedom-loving gamers for a crime it didn’t commit, has promptly escaped from a maximum security stockade and will deliver a glistening lump of Kentucky-fried action on August 8 for PC, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, and for the first time ever, Xbox One via Game Pass. The final update offers an improved and expanded campaign with new unlocks, along with six new ultra patriotic bros, four new new democracy-spreading challenge levels, and the ultimate expression of military might — bug fixes!"


Unsettling and atmospheric puzzle game Limbo comes to Xbox Game Pass on August 9, when a young boy sets out in search of his sister.

Airborne Kingdom

Next up, Airborne Kingdom, a city-building game set in the skies, joins Xbox Game Pass on August 10, asking you to juggle the demands of your people and the running of your kingdom as you forge through the air.

Everspace 2

Everspace 2 (Windows) is already on PC Game Pass, but the sci-fi action-RPG comes to Xbox Series X|S and Xbox Game Pass on August 15.

The Texas Chain Saw Massacre

Asymmetrical horror game The Texas Chain Saw Massacre is set to arrive onto Game Pass on August 18 — fans of Evil Dead: The Game and Dead by Daylight will probably want to keep a close eye on this one...

Sea of Stars

The beautiful turn-based RPG Sea of Stars arrives for Game Pass and PC Game Pass on August 29, when it'll see two Children of the Solstice looking to use their sun and moon powers together for Eclipse Magic against evil alchemist The Fleshmancer.



After a number of delays, Bethesda's sci-fi RPG Starfield was finally given a new release date of September 6th, when it will have us working for an organisation known as Constellation, and exploring the Settled Systems.

Lies of P

The creepy, Souls-like, Pinnochio-inspired Lies of P has been confirmed to launch into Xbox Game Pass on September 19, and sees us guiding Pinnochio on his journey to become a human.

Party Animals

Originally expected to launch into Xbox Game Pass at the end of 2022, competitive brawler Party Animals has been delayed a little and will now join the service on September 20, when it will see us (the party animals in question) fighting across a number of game modes and using everything from plungers to lollipops as weapons.

Payday 3

Payday 3 will launch into Xbox Game Pass on September 21, and sees the Payday Gang pulled out of early retirement.


Cosmic puzzle adventure game Cocoon is set to join Xbox Game Pass on September 29, when we’ll be leaping between worlds — which all exist within orbs that you can carry on your back — and manipulating them to solve puzzles. Sounds suitably mind-bending.


The Lamplighters League

Announced during a Paradox Interactive showcase, The Lamplighters League is an upcoming turn-based tactical adventure game set to launch into Game Pass on October 3.

Forza Motorsport

Racing sim Forza Motorsport — which, according to the devs, will be “the most technically advanced racing game ever made" — launches onto Xbox Game Pass and PC Game Pass on October 10.

Cities: Skylines 2

Cities: Skylines 2 now has an Xbox Series X|S and Xbox Game Pass release date of October 24, when we'll be busy planning and building up cities.

Mineko's Night Market

The gorgeous Mineko's Night Market, a social sim inspired by Japanese culture, launches into Game Pass on October 26.


Thirsty Suitors

The entries on this list will be shorter in general, but Thirsty Suitors isn’t making that easy — according to the game’s site, it encompasses a lot; “culture, relationships, family pressures, and expressing oneself” — in the middle of all that, we’ll also be fighting our exes, skateboarding, and cooking. Interested? It launches into Game Pass on November 2.

Persona 5 Tactica

As announced in the Xbox Games Showcase, Persona 5 Tactica will launch into Xbox Game Pass on November 17 as a spin-off tactical RPG about the Phantom Thieves.

TBC 2023


Turn-based historical strategy game Humankind, which sees us exploring and advancing 60 historical cultures, was initially set to join Xbox Game Pass in November 2022 but has been delayed "until further notice." Here's hoping it doesn't ship with unobtainable achievements like the PC version did...

Turnip Boy Robs a Bank

Turnip Boy looks set to continue his life of crime when Turnip Boy Robs a Bank arrives in 2023. The sequel to Turnip Boy Commits Tax Evasion is described as a "unique spin on the original" with some top-down shooter and roguelite elements too.


The charming life sim Spirittea was confirmed during the Wholesome Snack: The Game Awards Edition stream to be launching into Xbox Game Pass in 2023. It sees us play as a writer who comes to the countryside looking for inspiration for their next novel, before things get quickly derailed — after coming across a tea that lets us see into the spirit world, we start to run a bathhouse to help the forgotten spirits of the town. Check out our Spirittea interview for more!


Galacticare comes to Game Pass on day one later this year, and has you designing and running a hospital with all the chaos that brings: hiring staff, looking into experimental treatments, and taking care of bizarre patient needs ranging from postmodern art to claustrophobic spaces.

Dungeons 4

Dungeons 4 launches for Xbox Series X|S, Windows, Xbox Game Pass, and PC Game Pass in 2023, and tasks you with creating a dungeon for your creatures and then unleashing them into the world to remind everybody of the Absolute Evil. You'll also need to defend your dungeon from those seeking to steal its Dragon Heart.


Jusant was announced during the Xbox Games Showcase as an action-puzzle climbing game set to come to Xbox Game Pass this fall.

Little Witch in the Woods

Little Witch in the Woods is already available in Game Preview with Xbox Game Pass, but if you’ve been holding off until the game launches in full, you’ll need to wait until some time in 2023. Little Witch in the Woods is a charming pixel adventure game where you train to become a fully-fledged witch, and consists of a mix of crafting, exploration, puzzle-solving, and life-sim elements — for more on that, check out our Little Witch in the Woods interview.


Retro sci-fi 2D adventure Replaced is also set to launch into Xbox Game Pass in 2023. We’ll play as Reach, an AI trapped in a human body, and will explore and fight our way through Phoenix City. The pixel art here is some next-level stuff...

Ereban: Shadow Legacy

Ereban: Shadow Legacy launches into Xbox Game Pass next year, too. In this stealth platforming game, we’re Ayana, who, armed with mysterious shadow powers, is exploring a dying world to investigate the megacorporation Helios and the truth about her long-lost ancestors.

"Coming soon"

Solar Ash

Action-adventure game Solar Ash also launched for PlayStation in 2021, and comes to Xbox Game Pass this winter. We’ll be exploring the surreal world of Solar Ash, fighting enemies, and looking to solve the mysteries of this cryptic land.

Frog Detective: The Entire Mystery

Frog Detective: The Entire Mystery arrives for Xbox consoles and Xbox Game Pass soon, when it'll see us investigating three different mysteries in our quest for the truth.


Flock is a colourful, laid-back multiplayer co-op game where you soar contentedly through the world and gather up creatures to add to your herd. It looks all kinds of beautiful, and the most recent Annapurna Interactive Showcase told us it's "coming soon" to Xbox Game Pass.


Persona 3 Reload

Persona 3 Reload, a remake of Persona 3, is set to come to Xbox Game Pass in early 2024.

Still Wakes the Deep

Still Wakes the Deep was announced at the Xbox Games Showcase with an early 2024 release window. It's a first-person narrative horror game about a Glaswegian oil rig worker in the North Sea.

Bounty Star: The Morose Tale of Graveyard Clem

Bounty Star: The Morose Tale of Graveyard Clem is an upcoming action game where we play as Clementine McKinney as she fights her way across a post-post apocalyptic desert in a rather snazzy mech. It was delayed from 2023 into early 2024.

Harold Halibut

Harold Halibut comes to Xbox and Game Pass in early 2024 as a narrative game which the devs say is something of a "cross between game and stop motion film." Harold is a lab assistant on a massive spaceship which left Earth to find another planet habitable for humanity and ended up in an alien ocean. It seems Harold goes into another "new world" beyond this; a "retro-future world" where he continues his search for a home.

Lightyear Frontier

Lightyear Frontier was delayed from its spring 2023 release, and now soars onto Xbox Game Pass in Early Access in early 2024. When it does, we’ll be farming on an alien planet, with Lightyear Frontier mashing together base-building, crafting, discovering alien flora and fauna, and more.

Senua's Saga: Hellblade II

Announced back in 2019, action-adventure game Senua's Saga: Hellblade II now has a release window, and will come to Xbox Game Pass on day one in 2024.

Flintlock: The Siege of Dawn

Flintlock: The Siege of Dawn is a fantasy action-RPG set to launch into Xbox Game Pass in 2024, and seems to have us fighting both against the dead and the gods themselves.

Ghost Bike

Ghost Bike was revealed during a recent Annapurna Interactive Showcase as an adventure game in which you play as "a streetwise kid from Freehub City on a mission to revive the last of the Ghost Bikes" — those who can traverse between the living world and the world of the dead. It's set to hit Game Pass in 2024.

Eiyuden Chronicle: Hundred Heroes

Suikoden spiritual successor Eiyuden Chronicle: Hundred Heroes was set to launch into Xbox Game Pass in 2023, but has been delayed to 2024. It’s a JRPG featuring a “traditional” six-character battle system with a mix of 2D sprites and 3D backgrounds. Companion title Eiyuden Chronicle: Rising is already available with Xbox Game Pass, in case you fancy getting a taste of the world and characters early.

Dungeons of Hinterberg

Dungeons of Hinterberg is an action-adventure RPG in which you do everything from fighting monsters to building relationships in the Alpine village known as Hinterberg. It's set to come to Xbox Game Pass in 2024.

Little Kitty, Big City

Little Kitty, Big City arrives for Game Pass in 2024. In theory, the little kitty in question is exploring the city to find their way back home; in reality, it looks like there'll be all sorts of distractions in the form of making friends, completing quests, and wearing hats.

Magical Delicacy

Magical Delicacy looks to be made up of a lot of different elements: it's a pixel platforming game inspired by Metroidvania aspects where you cook meals and brew potions while exploring the town and pursuing the path to becoming a proper witch. Magical Delicacy is set to launch into Game Pass in 2024.


First-person RPG Avowed was announced in 2020 and at last has a release window of 2024. Avowed is set in the fantasy world of Eora, and is set to join Xbox Game Pass at launch.

33 Immortals

Spiritfarer devs Thunder Lotus Games announced 33 Immortals as a "co-op action-roguelike for 33 players" where you're a "damned soul" going against "God's final judgement." It's been given an Early Access release window of 2024.

Dead Static Drive

Indie survival horror title Dead Static Drive — which has already spent almost a decade in development — joins Magical Delicay in this lonely "joining Game Pass in 2024" section of the list.


Towerborne was announced as a new action-adventure game from Stoic Studio, the creators of Banner Saga, with a 2024 release window.

Ark II

Survival game Ark II has seen a big delay — instead of launching in 2023 as originally planned, Ark II will now launch at the end of 2024, when it will star Vin Diesel as Santiago and Auli'i Cravalho as his daughter Meeka. Expect it to expand heavily on the scale and scope of its popular dino-packed predecessor.


Hollow Knight: Silksong

Hollow Knight: Silksong is the long-awaited sequel to Hollow Knight, so it’s great to hear that it’s coming to Xbox Game Pass at launch, even though we don’t have a specific release date yet. If you like Ori but wish the games were darker and more challenging, keep an eye on this (and go play the original in the meantime, it's ace).

South of Midnight

South of Midnight was announced during the Xbox Games Showcase as a third-person action-adventure game set in the American Deep South with a focus on magic realism. It doesn't yet have a release date or release window, but it'll launch straight into Xbox Game Pass.


Here’s one we’ve been waiting for for a while: Fable was announced back in 2020 as a “new beginning for the legendary franchise” with “fantastical creatures and wondrous places,” and we haven’t really heard anything since. There’s no hint yet of a release window for Fable, but we do know it joins Xbox Game Pass on day one.

Clockwork Revolution

Clockwork Revolution was announced during the Xbox Games Showcase as a steampunk first-person RPG and a big project for developer inXile entertainment. The announce trailer has a Bioshock look about it, but we don't yet have a release date or window for this one.

Kunitsu-Gami: Path of the Goddess

Kunitsu-Gami: Path of the Goddess was announced as a day-one Xbox Game Pass addition, but we don't yet have a release date or window for this one. It features action and strategy elements and explores the spirit and mortal realms, with a focus on Japanese aesthetics.


Contraband was announced as a "co-op smuggler’s paradise set in the fictional world of 1970s Bayan" — we don't yet have a release date for this one, which seems a little way off yet, but we'll keep an eye out.

Neon White

Neon White is a "single-player speedrunning FPS" about the assassin from Hell, White, who's given a chance to live in Heaven. It's set to come to Xbox Game Pass at some point, but we don't have a date yet.


Everwild, revealed back in 2019, is another one that seems to have disappeared after its announcement, although a report suggested Everwild is targeting a 2024 release after being “restarted from scratch”. We’ve heard no official update on when Everwild might emerge, so here it goes, into the “unknown” section.

Another Crab's Treasure

Another Crab's Treasure is a Soulslike adventure game about a hermit crab called Kril, who has to pick up trash and use it as protection against giant enemies until he can get his shell back.


TO A T is a narrative adventure game which comes from Katamari Damacy game designer Keita Takahashi about a teenager (called Teen) with "an odd posture" as they go through life in their small town, attending school and dealing with bullies, until a new ability changes everything.


Bushiden is an action-adventure game with platforming elements — details are pretty scarce at the moment but it seems that in Bushiden we are dealing both with the disappearance of our sister and the fact that the evil Gaoh has returned with an "cybergentic army" which we'll need to defeat. It was confirmed back in 2021 that Bushiden would join Xbox Game Pass on day one, but we don't yet know a release date.


Marauders is described as a first-person multiplayer sci-fi dieselpunk looter shooter where we play as a space pirate — it was meant to launch into Game Preview for PC Game Pass in 2022, but we've not yet heard word of a new release date.


First-person sci-fi horror game Routine was announced back in 2012, and then seemed to vanish until it was re-revealed back in June of this year. It’s set to join Xbox Game Pass at launch, whenever that launch may be.

Stalker 2: Heart of Chornobyl

Stalker 2: Heart of Chornobyl brings first-person shooter action to Xbox Game Pass at launch, when we’ll be exploring a post-nuclear open world. Developer GSC Game World is based in Ukraine and recently shared an emotional video diary explaining its situation — this one might be a little way off still, but just stay safe and take your time with it, folks.

Ara: History Untold

Ara: History Untold was announced during the Xbox & Bethesda Showcase as a historical turn-based strategy game which will join PC Game Pass at launch.

Slime Rancher 2

Slime Rancher 2 is available in Game Preview/Early Access with Xbox Game Pass and PC Game Pass already, but if you're waiting to play until the achievements are added with the full release of the game, there's a bit longer to go — we don't yet have a concrete release date for when Slime Rancher 2 launches in full.

Age of Mythology Retold

In one of the best announcements of 2022, we found out that a Definitive Edition of 2002's much-loved Age of Mythology game was on the way — we don't yet have a release date, but it'll come to PC Game Pass!

So, what do you think? Anything on there catch your eye, or take you by surprise? What do you think of the gaming horizon for Xbox Game Pass? Let us know what you think in the comments!
Written by Heidi Nicholas
Heidi tends to lean towards indie games, RPGs, and open-world games on Xbox, and when not playing Disney Dreamlight Valley, happily installs every new wholesome game that appears on Xbox Game Pass, before diving back into favorites like The Witcher 3. She's looking forward to Age of Mythology Retold, Everwild, Fable, and Avowed on the Xbox horizon. Heidi graduated with an MA in English Literature before joining the TrueAchievements team.
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