Xbox Game Pass loses 18 Xbox One games this May (update)

Xbox Game Pass at Gamescom 2018
Xbox Game Pass at Gamescom 2018 (Image credit: Matt Brown / Windows Central)

Microsoft's Xbox Game Pass library has suffered a sizable hit, scheduled to drop 17 titles throughout May 2019. Alongside the previously reported six games leaving the Xbox One subscription service on May 15, a further 11 titles are now slated to rotate on May 31.

Updated May 16, 2018: Microsoft is also set to remove Saints Row IV: Re-Elected from Xbox Game Pass on May 31 (via TrueAchievements), raising this month's total to 18 departures.

Xbox Game Pass touts a healthy lineup of over 100 Xbox One games, packing fresh additions every month while retiring previous entries. As spotted by TrueAchievements, May marks the departure of a lengthy list of games, including Devil May Cry: Definitive Edition, D4: Dark Dreams Don't Die, and various Star Wars titles. Below is the full list of Xbox Game Pass games on track for a May 31 removal.

  • D4: Dark Dreams Don't Die
  • Saints Row IV: Re-Elected
  • DmC: Devil May Cry: Definitive Edition
  • JumpJet Rex
  • Knight Squad
  • Laser League
  • Layers of Fear
  • Shantae and the Pirate's Curse
  • Super Mega Baseball: Extra Innings
  • Super Time Force
  • LEGO Star Wars: The Complete Saga (Xbox 360)
  • STAR WARS - Knights of the Old Republic (Original Xbox)

As previously announced, these Xbox Game Pass titles made a May 15 departure:

  • Mega Man Legacy Collection
  • MotoGP 17
  • Comic Jumper: The Adventures of Captain Smiley
  • Ms. Splosion Man
  • Star Wars: The Force Unleashed
  • Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II

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While these departures are a substantial hit, the coming month is also host to promising additions. Eight new titles are on the May 2019 roadmap, including Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus, Wargroove, and Surviving Mars. In the meantime, Xbox Game Pass is available for a $10 flat monthly fee on Xbox One consoles.

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Matt Brown

Matt Brown was formerly a Windows Central's Senior Editor, Xbox & PC, at Future. Following over seven years of professional consumer technology and gaming coverage, he’s focused on the world of Microsoft's gaming efforts. You can follow him on Twitter @mattjbrown.