We Happy Few 'Lightbearer' expansion follows the misadventures of a crazed rock star

We Happy Few
We Happy Few (Image credit: Xbox Game Studios)

What you need to know

  • We Happy Few is a first-person adventure set in a dystopian England.
  • The game is getting an expansion called "Lightbearer" that focuses on a crazed rock star.
  • The expansion is part of the season pass.
  • You can purchase an Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscription on Amazon (opens in new tab).

We Happy Few is the tale of a plucky bunch of moderately-terrible people trying to escape from a lifetime of cheerful denial in the city of Wellington Wells. In this alternate England, conformity is key. You have to fight or blend in with the drug-using inhabitants to survive.

The game has received a number of updates and additional content in the past, but the latest chapter might be the best. Today, the "Lightbearer" expansion was revealed for Xbox One, PC, and PlayStation 4. Just like the base game, the expansion runs at 4K resolution on Xbox One X. Luckily, the wait won't be too long because it's launching on July 30.

If you bought the season pass, you'll be happy to know that Lightbearer is part of it. The plot focuses on Wellington Wells' most beloved rock star, Nick Lightbearer, as he returns for a brand-new drug-filled story.

Since Compulsion Games is now a part of Xbox Game Studios, We Happy Few is available through Xbox Game Pass. By paying $10 a month, you gain immediate access to over 200 games. However, there's another membership called Xbox Game Pass Ultimate that bundles Xbox Game Pass for Consoles, Xbox Game Pass for PC, and Xbox Live Gold into one package for $15 a month.

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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.

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  • I really enjoyed the first DLC--They Came From Below. It improved on the main game in many ways. If the Lightbearer DLC is on par, it'll be well worth the purchase. The We Happy Few Season Pass is the first and only Season Pass I've ever purchased for a game I don't own. I never thought I'd do that, but with access to the game via Game Pass plus the 10% Season Pass discount for Game Pass subscribers, and how much I enjoyed the main game, it was enticing.