Today during the Inside Xbox show, Director of Xbox Live Programming Larry Hryb — better known as Major Nelson — announced that Wolfenstein: The New Order, Metro 2033 Redux, Forza Horizon 4, Westerado: Double Barreled, Lego Indiana Jones, Split/Second, and Shantae: Half-Genie Hero are joining Xbox Game Pass in October.
Games like Wolfenstein: The New Order and Metro 2033 Redux will be available on October 1, 2018. Forza Horizon 4 will launch on October 2, which is the release date of the standard edition. Xbox Game Pass subscribers get discounts if they want to purchase any of the games on the service.
Out of all of these games, Wolfenstein: The New Order, Metro 2033 Redux, Shantae: Half-Genie Hero, and Forza Horizon 4 really stand out. Wolfenstein: The New Order is the start of a new trilogy from the acclaimed franchise. Metro 2033 Redux is a first-person shooter which takes place in a post-apocalyptic Russia. Shante: Half-Genie Hero is a fantastic and quirky platformer which is a hilarious adventure. Lastly, Forza Horizon 4 is the latest entry in the staple franchise and has garnered fantastic reviews. The game currently sits at a 92 on Metacritic.
Be sure to check out Xbox Game Pass if you want a Netflix-style subscription for games. Unlike competing products, the titles download to your system so there's no streaming involved. Consumers don't have to worry about image quality or lag.
Keep an eye on WindowsCentral.com/Gaming for all the latest in Xbox and Windows 10 gaming, accessories, news, and reviews!
Get the Windows Central Newsletter
All the latest news, reviews, and guides for Windows and Xbox diehards.
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.