Microsoft has plans to replace Xbox Game Pass all through December with new additions. The writer’s subscription service already has over 100 video games, and now it’s getting a lot of new ones in time for the gift-giving holidays.

Xbox Game Pass is the main target of Microsoft’s present gaming initiative. The firm is attempting to get folks into its ecosystem by providing a compelling service for $10 per 30 days. To make sure that the membership is value it, the Xbox crew provides all of its first-party releases to Game Pass the day they launch on the market. But Microsoft additionally reaches out to third-party companions to deliver in recent batches of video games on an everyday cadence. Now, that’s persevering with all through December.

Games coming to Xbox Game Pass in December

All of those video games are coming to Xbox Game Pass for Console.

December 5

  • My Friend Pedro — A John Woo-like motion shooter with a number of sluggish movement. Is John Woo an outdated reference?
  • Naruto to Boruto: Shinobi Striker — A brand new Naruto sport. It is anime.

December 6

  • Demon’s Tilt — A video pinball simulator that brings in mechanics from different genres.
  • Wandersong — A sport the place it’s a must to play as a bard and make music.

December 12

  • eFootball PES 2020 — Konami’s soccer sim, which has the unique rights to lots of the greatest golf equipment in the world.
  • Overcooked 2 — A sport about working along with others to run a kitchen.
  • Pathologic 2 — A horror role-playing journey about an epidemic in a rural village.
  • Tom Clancy’s The Division — Ubisoft’s on-line, quest-based shooter.

Microsoft additionally added Halo: Reach to Game Pass for each PC and console on December 3.

Xbox Game Pass Quests in December

One of the problems with Xbox Game Pass is that individuals have so many choices that will not know what to play subsequent. To assist with that, Microsoft created Xbox Game Pass Quests. The thought is to encourage folks to attempt one thing completely different with the promise of incomes factors for the Microsoft Rewards program.

In December, Microsoft can also be doing the Elf Quest, which items a free rental of the film Elf to anybody who completes any Xbox Game Pass Quest.

Available quests embrace:

Finally, since Microsoft has to make ongoing offers with builders, some third-party video games finally depart the service. On December 13, Ashen, Life is Strange: Before the Storm, Life is Strange Season 1, and Pro Evolution Soccer 2019 are all leaving.