What you need to know
- Another "ID@Xbox Game Pass" showcase took place today.
- Even more games were announced for Xbox Game Pass on consoles and PC.
- Titles like Yoku's Island Express are joining the service soon.
- You can purchase Xbox Game Pass Ultimate through the Microsoft Store (opens in new tab) for $1.
Today, the second "ID@Xbox Game Pass" showcase took place. In addition to announcing more games coming to Xbox Game Pass, Microsoft gave us a glimpse into titles like Blair Witch and Totally Accurate Battle Simulator. Eleven ID@Xbox titles are joining the game library, with many more on the way. You can take a look at them below.
Xbox Game Pass and Xbox Game Pass for PC
- My Time at Portia: Gather, mine, and craft as you explore, adventure, and rebuild your workshop.
- Bad North: The game is a tactical roguelite and tasks you with defending your island kingdom against invading Vikings.
- Gonner: This challenging platformer requires you to traverse dangerous environments and battle formidable foes.
- The Banner Saga 3: This is the final chapter of the award-winning Banner Saga series. The combat is even more tactical this time around.
- Yoku's Island Express: Play as Yoku, a small postman, on a quest to rebuild the post office and awake an ancient island god.
- Worms W.M.D: Worms is back! Worms W.M.D requires you to kill even more worms with new weapons and crafting.
Xbox Game Pass for PC
- Undertale: This hilarious role-playing game requires you to either fight or negotiate your way out of conflicts.
- Timespinner: Take on the Lachiem Empire to avenge your family. You have to utilize time, magic, and pets in this platformer.
- Unavowed: Seek salvation from a dark past as you join an ancient society dedicated to fighting evil in this point-and-click adventure.
- Machinarium: A robot must save his girlfriend from the Black Cap Brotherhood gang.
- For the King: You to avenge your king's death in this role-playing and roguelike hybrid.
It's great to see that a lot of intriguing titles are joining Xbox Game Pass soon. Hopefully, more "AAA" games will also be available in July and the coming months.
There's a promotion going on through the Microsoft Store which lets you upgrade to Xbox Game Pass Ultimate – which includes Xbox Game Pass, Xbox Game Pass for PC, and Xbox Live Gold – for $1. Amazon is also selling a three-month subscription for $20.
Best of the best
Xbox Game Pass and Xbox Live Gold in one
Xbox Game Pass gives you access to over a hundred games for one monthly fee. Xbox Game Pass Ultimate also adds Xbox Live Gold to the package so you can play online with your friends. You can either get a one-month trial for $1 from the Microsoft Store or a three-month subscription for $20 through Amazon.
Xbox accessories you'll love
Every one of these quality accessories is guaranteed to enhance your Xbox experience.
PowerA Enhanced Wired Controller for Xbox One (opens in new tab) ($20 at Amazon)
PowerA's take on the Xbox One controller is an attractive pickup for budget-conscious gamers that nails all the basics.
Talon PDP Xbox media remote (opens in new tab) ($20 at Amazon)
The Talon PDP Xbox media remote is great for watching shows on your console.
Xbox One S vertical stand (opens in new tab) ($10 at Amazon)
Stand your console upright with this accessory.
Asher Madan handles gaming news for Windows Central. Before joining Windows Central in 2017, Asher worked for a number of different gaming outlets. He has a background in medical science and is passionate about all forms of entertainment, cooking, and antiquing.
Can we stack the 3 months discount from Amazon?
Apparently one per account per year... You can stack it with the $1 launch discount from MS... That'd be the 4 first months for $21... That's pretty sweet
I'll test some of these games out, but don't know if they are really my thing.
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