Xbox Game Pass is the gift that keeps on giving. It provides excellent value for subscribers, and games available in the service cover nearly every genre and niche, so you're bound to find something you'll enjoy. For achievement hunters, Xbox Game Pass is an even better deal considering there are so many fantastic games that can be completed with relative ease. To help you decide which to tackle first, we've pulled the quickest game completions listed in the service that can all be completed in a relatively short amount of time.
If you're looking for quick and easy games for the PC version of Game Pass, check out our PC Game Pass easy achievements article.
Townscaper is one of your first stops if you're an Xbox Game Pass subscriber that's on the hunt for some easy Gamerscore. The sandbox game's ten achievements are all pretty easy to unlock and have simple requirements, though you may need one of our guides to help with Propelled, Who goes there?, and Architect. It should take you around 30 minutes to unlock them all and bag yourself a cool 1,000 Gamerscore.
My Friend Peppa Pig
My Friend Peppa Pig is an extremely easy completion, providing you can put up with Peppa's unskippable dialogue and cutting voice. This adventure game has 11 achievements that will take you about 45 minutes to unlock. We recommend using some of the guides found here for the most optimal path through the game; otherwise, you could get lost speaking nonsense to Madame Gazelle or Grandpa Pig (yes, I've played this game). The things we do for easy Gamerscore...
Next up, we're jumping into Doom 64. The game has ten achievements worth 1,000 Gamerscore, and thanks to Doom 64's password screen, all of its achievements can be unlocked in less than two hours by following our Doom 64 walkthrough. The walkthrough, written by PangoBara, includes what passwords you need to use to warp through levels and what you need to do to unlock missable achievements such as Persistence is the Key and RVNH3CT1CD3M0???.
Hello Neighbor 2
Unlike Hello Neighbor, the sequel Hello Neighbor 2 can be completed in just a couple of hours using a guide. Previously, you could unlock all of the game's 14 achievements in about 20 minutes, thanks to various glitches which have since been patched out. Luckily for you, Hello Neighbor 2 is still a quick completion if you follow our Hello Neighbor walkthrough, written by ArthurSponer.
To complete Escape Academy in under two hours, you're going to need to follow our Escape Academy walkthrough (written by ManicMetalhead) and have either a pal so you can play the game in co-op or own a second controller. Our walkthrough gives you solutions for each puzzle and details how to unlock all 27 of Escape Academy's achievements, so if you do decide to play Escape Academy using it, just be aware that all the solutions and fun stuff will be spoiled.
According to estimates here on TA, Gang Beasts will take you between one and two hours to unlock all 19 of its achievements, and while it is possible to complete the game in or around that time frame, it will be much easier and quicker if you have a second controller or a co-op buddy. Both the controls and the achievements are a little janky in Gang Beasts, so you might find yourself repeating a few of the achievement requirements over and over again until they pop — perseverance is key! We recommend checking out TheOnlyMatto's superb Gang Beasts walkthrough, which has solutions for each achievement and a bunch of other tips and tricks to help you get the 1,000G.
Unpacking, the game where you simply unpack things, was always going to have an easy achievement list. However, an accessibility option that allows you to place items anywhere you want in a room makes the game's 25 achievements even easier to unlock. For more on how to complete Unpacking in under two hours, check out our Unpacking walkthrough (written by Rossco7530). Just bear in mind that if you do use the accessibility option, you might not unpack the rather sweet and charming narrative that slowly unfolds as you play.
DC League of Super-Pets: The Adventures of Krypto and Ace
A game designed for children is our next stop on the quest for easy Gamerscore. DC League of Super-Pets: The Adventures of Krypto and Ace has 15 straightforward achievements that can be unlocked in under three hours. If you need some extra guidance, give our excellent DC League of Super-Pets: The Adventures of Krypto and Ace walkthrough (written by PresidentScroob) a read. It should also be noted that The Adventures of Krypto and Ace achievements can be a little buggy and might take some time before they unlock.
Turnip Boy Commits Tax Evasion
Turnip Boy Commits Tax Evasion is not just a quick completion, it's also a pretty fun and humorous action-adventure game. Turnip Boy Commits Tax Evasion has 37 achievements that can all be unlocked easily thanks to a couple of accessibility options that suck the difficulty out of the game. With these options turned on, you can blast through the game, popping all of its achievements in under three hours. For more, give PangoBara's well-received Turnip Boy Commits Tax Evasion walkthrough a look over.
Day of the Tentacle Remastered
Day of the Tentacle Remastered is one of Double Fine's greatest titles. The simple point-and-click adventure game has 58 achievements worth a total of 1,000 Gamerscore and takes between two and three hours to complete. The achievement list is made up of achievements that can be unlocked by playing through the game's story and a good number of missable-flagged achievements. To get the full 1,000G, we recommended following Chad and Jessie's superb Day of the Tentacle walkthrough that details exactly what you need to do to pop those achievements.
Full Throttle Remastered
Sticking with Double Fine, we have Full Throttle Remastered — another easy completion that should take between two and three hours to unlock all 40 of the game's achievements. Full Throttle Remastered is similar to Day of the Tentacle Remastered, in which most of the achievements are story related or missable. For a helping hand with those, make sure you play along with our Full Throttle Remastered walkthrough (written by DarkR Phantom).
Despite a relatively high TA ratio compared to the other games on this list, Besiege is a very simple completion if you're willing to follow our Besiege walkthrough (thanks, SprinkyDink). Besiege features an in-game workshop where you can download vehicles built by other players, and the walkthrough simply lists which vehicles you'll need to download to complete each level. Estimates suggest that you should unlock all 29 Besiege achievements in around four hours using this method.
Genesis Noir , once upon a time, could be completed in about ten minutes, thanks to liberal use of a debug menu. That method has now been patched, but luckily for you, the point-and-click adventure game is still a quick completion, taking around four hours in total to complete. All of its achievements are earned by simply playing through the story, but if you'd like a few pointers, check out the Genesis Noir walkthrough written by ThePurplePixie.
Coffee Talk is a wonderful and relaxing visual novel that also happens to be a quick and easy completion. To unlock all 24 of Coffee Talk's achievements in under four hours, you'll need to follow TassieTigerDave's excellent Coffee Talk walkthrough, which details how to mix the correct drinks and when.
Inside is a game you definitely don't want to miss. It's a fantastic and atmospheric puzzle platformer that also has an easy achievement list. Every achievement is flagged as a collectable, so while you play, you’re going to need to keep your eyes peeled for certain things. Failing that, you could just use our superb Inside walkthrough (written by Unrehearsed), which tells you exactly how to pop each achievement.
Paw Patrol: Mighty Pups Save Adventure Bay
Sticking with games that are designed for children, next up is PAW Patrol: Mighty Pups Save Adventure Bay, which has 30 achievements that can be unlocked in under four hours. Most of the achievements don't require a lot in the way of effort, though there are numerous collectables you will need to find for the full 1,000G. The Pup Treat Master achievement asks you to collect all the Pup Treats scattered throughout the game, of which there are a whopping 7,250.
According to estimates, it'll take you under four hours to complete the Contrast achievement list. The platformer has 22 achievements, nine of which are unlocked by playing through the game's compelling story. The bulk of the remaining achievements are for finding collectables, which are considerably easier to find if you follow our Contrast walkthrough. The walkthrough also suggests you can complete this in under two hours, so you might be able to speed through Contrast if you're not too fussed about taking in much of what the game has to offer.
The Walking Dead: Michonne
All Telltale games are notoriously easy completions, but most take upwards of eight hours to complete. The Walking Dead: Michonne is an exception to that rule, thanks to the game having just three episodes. In total, it will take you about five hours to unlock all of the achievements from each episode, providing you're not interested in exploring what the game has to offer fully. All achievements are popped by playing through the story, so you can't really go wrong with this one for an easy 1,000G. If you need it, we have a The Walking Dead: Michonne walkthrough, written by GoW Butters, that details the quickest way to blitz through the game's achievements.
If you've got around five hours to spare and you're after some easy Gamerscore, you'll want to check out Ravenlok. The dark fantasy action-adventure game from developer Cococucumber has 50 achievements that shouldn't take you much longer than four hours to unlock. Both the game and its achievement list are pretty simple to complete, and while there is a missable achievement, it's right at the beginning of the game, so if you do miss it, you can grab it easily.
Next up on our round tour of quick and easy Game Pass completions is narrative adventure game Somerville, which has 11 achievements that can be unlocked in under five hours. All of the achievements are very simple, if not a little cryptic. We recommended checking out some of the individual guides for each achievement on TA, especially guides for the various ending achievements marked as secret.
The atmospheric and obtuse first-person puzzle game Scorn is next up on our list. Scorn has 12 achievements that estimates suggest will take between five and six hours to unlock, and while its achievement list may be cryptic, overall, they’re pretty easy to unlock. The game has absolutely no signposting, so you might find yourself at a loss at times, but if you use a walkthrough or one of the many individual achievement guides we have here on TA, you’ll speed through the game in no time at all.
Cute and creepy adventure title Beacon Pines is worth playing for both the easy Gamerscore and the suspenseful storyline. It features ten achievements that can be unlocked in under six hours, with just under half of those coming from the game’s story. The rest of the list is pretty simple, though you may need to follow our excellent Beacon Pines walkthrough (shout-out goes to ExP TAT for that one) for some of the other achievements.
Frictional Games' Soma is an excellent game and a quick completion. According to estimates, you should be able to complete this one in under eight hours, but if you're following our Soma walkthrough (thanks, Wyyvern), you can expect to blitz through the first-person sci-fi horror game in about half that time. Soma has a Safe mode, which means the monsters in the game will not chase you, making the completion a breeze.
Compared to other games on this list, Costume Quest isn’t worth as much in terms of raw Gamerscore, but it does come highly recommended, thanks to a 4.1/5 TA community rating. Double Fine’s turn-based RPG has 15 achievements on its base list worth just 200G, which will take you between six and eight hours to complete. However, if you use our Costume Quest walkthrough (written by drabik), you might be able to get this one crossed off your list in a shorter amount of time. Costume Quest also has a free DLC available, Gubbins on Ice, which is not only short, but it adds another five achievements worth a total of 50 Gamerscore.
Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice
Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice is not only a fantastic game; it's also a pretty easy completion. All but one of Hellblade's 14 achievements are unlocked by completing the story, but thanks to a recent update that added a new chapter select feature, the Stories of the North achievement is a breeze. If you need it, we have an excellent Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice walkthrough, written by TA user KylKo.
The Gunk is a satisfying little action-adventure game that will take about six hours to unlock all 17 of its achievements. The list is pretty easy, but there are a couple of missable achievements that you'll need to be aware of. These two are a bit of a pain and require you to scan a lot of items and gather a lot of resources. Thankfully, there are some decent guides available for both of these achievements that should help.
Know of any other quick and easy completions in the Xbox Game Pass library? Let us know down in the comments!
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