The number of games confirmed as coming to Xbox Game Pass in 2023 is staggering. We’ll be keeping this page updated all year long as new games are announced. Let this be your one-stop shop for knowing what’s coming to the best sub in gaming all year long! For games not fully detailed, we will leave out the cloud as a platform until we know for sure.
Xbox Game Pass in 2023
|January 3rd||Stranded Deep||Console, Cloud|
|January 4th||Mortal Shell: Enhanced Edition||Xbox One, Xbox Series, PC|
|January 19th||Persona 3 Portable||Console, PC|
|January 19th||Persona 4 Golden||Console, PC|
|January 20th||Monster Hunter Rise||Console, PC|
|January 25th||Hi-Fi Rush||Xbox Series, Cloud, PC|
|January 31st||Roboquest||Console, Cloud, PC|
|January 31st||Age of Empires 2: Definitive Edition||Console, Cloud (already on PC)|
|January 31st||JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure All-Star Battle R||Cloud, Console, and PC|
|January 31st||Inkulinati (Game Preview)||Console, PC|
|February 2nd||Darkest Dungeon||Cloud, Console, and PC|
|February 7th||Hot Wheels Unleashed – Game of the Year Edition||Cloud, Console, and PC|
|February 21st||Atomic Heart||Console, PC|
|March 3rd||Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty||Console, PC|
|March 28th||MLB The Show 23||Console|
|March 2023||Amnesia: The Bunker||Console|
|March 2023||Way To The Woods||Console|
|April 18th||Minecraft Legends||Console, PC, Cloud|
|May 2nd||Redfall||Xbox Series, Cloud, PC|
|May 11th||Fuga: Melodies of Steel 2||Console, PC|
|Spring 2023||BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle Special Edition||Console, PC|
|Spring 2023||Guilty Gear: Strive||Console, PC|
|Spring 2023||Flintlock: The Siege of Dawn||Console, PC|
|Spring 2023||Forza Motorsport||Console, PC, Cloud|
|First Half 2023||Lightyear Frontier||Console, PC|
|First Half 2023||Planet of Lana||Console|
|First Half 2023||Valheim: Game Preview||Console (already on PC)|
|First Half 2023||The Last Case of Benedict Fox||Console, PC|
|First Half 2023||Cocoon||Console|
|First Half 2023||Ereban: Shadow Legacy||Console, PC|
|First Half 2023||Hollow Knight: Silksong||Console, PC|
|First Half 2023||Ravenlok||Console, PC|
|First Half 2023||Party Animals||Console|
|First Half 2023||Replaced||Console, PC|
|First Half 2023||S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2: Heart of Chernobyl||Console, PC, Cloud|
|First Half 2023||Starfield||Console, PC, Cloud|
|TBD 2023||Activision BC & Current Games (post-acquisition)||Console, PC, Cloud|
|TBD 2023||Age of Empires 4||Console, Cloud (already on PC)|
|TBD 2023||Age of Mythology: Retold||PC|
|TBD 2023||Ara: History Untold||PC|
|TBD 2023||Ark 2||Console|
|TBD 2023||Bounty Star||Console|
|TBD 2023||Cassette Beasts||Console|
|TBD 2023||Dungeons 4||Console, PC|
|TBD 2023||Eiyuden Chronicle: Hundred Heroes||Console, PC, Cloud|
|TBD 2023||Goldeneye 007||Console, Cloud|
|TBD 2023||Homestead Arcana||Console|
|TBD 2023||Humankind||Console (already on PC)|
|TBD 2023||Infinite Guitars||Console|
|TBD 2023||Lies of P||Console, PC|
|TBD 2023||Ni no Kuni 2: Revenant Kingdom||Console, PC|
|TBD 2023||Pigeon Simulator||Console|
|TBD 2023||Railway Empire 2||Console, PC|
|TBD 2023||Routine||Console, PC|
|TBD 2023||She Dreams Elsewhere||Console|
|TBD 2023||Solar Ash||Console|
|TBD 2023||The Texas Chain Saw Massacre||Console|
|TBD 2023||Turnip Boy Robs A Bank||Console|
|TBD 2023||Warhammer 40,000: Darktide||Console, Cloud (already on PC)|
|Check back for updates|
Well, you’ve made it this far. Let’s do a breakdown of each title with trailers and info (this will take a while so keep checking back for updates!)
The biggest Game Pass release is the latest from Bethesda Game Studios, Starfield. Take to the cosmos and explore the galaxy as you uncover mysteries, make friends, and experience all the classic BGS jank IN SPAAAAACE.
Starfield is the first new universe in 25 years from Bethesda Game Studios, the award-winning creators of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim and Fallout 4. In this next generation role-playing game set amongst the stars, create any character you want and explore with unparalleled freedom as you embark on an epic journey to answer humanity’s greatest mystery.Bethesda.net
Arkane’s latest finds them in a small coastal town in Massachusetts where Vampires have taken over. You and up to three of your friends will immersively sim your way through enemies, though it can also be played fully solo!
The island town of Redfall, Massachusetts, is under siege by a legion of vampires who have blocked out the sun and cut the citizens off from the outside world. Explore the open world and immerse yourself in a deep story campaign as you unravel the mystery behind the vampires’ appearance. Ally with a handful of survivors against the creatures threatening to bleed the town dry.Bethesda.net
Lies of P
Pinochisoulslike. This gorgeous South Korean made title came out of nowhere with incredible artwork and fun looking gameplay.
Inspired by the familiar story of Pinocchio, Lies of P is an action souls-like game set in a dark Belle Époque world. Guide Pinocchio on his unrelenting journey to become human.NEOWIZ
Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty
KOEI Tecmo surprised with a brand new IP coming day one to Game Pass back in the June 2022 showcase. NIOH never made it to Xbox, so it’s good to see their latest title not only on Xbox but in the sub service
Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty follows the dramatic, action-packed story of a nameless militia soldier fighting for survival in a dark fantasy version of the Later Han Dynasty where demons plague the Three Kingdoms. Players fight off deadly creatures and enemy soldiers using swordplay based on the Chinese martial arts, attempting to overcome the odds by awakening the true power from within.Team Ninja
The latest in the long-running series is a long-term platform on the Series Consoles and PC only. New physics, ray tracing, and more are looking to make this the most realistic and best-looking Forza yet.
Coming in spring 2023, Forza Motorsport has been built from the ground up to showcase the Xbox Series X|S consoles. The accuracy of our overhauled physics, the beauty of our cars and tracks, our new dynamic time of day, advanced car damage, and real time ray tracing on track lead to a generational leap in immersion. Forza Motorsport is the most technically advanced racing game ever made.Forza.net
The Last Case of Benedict Fox
The game that Shpeshal Nick and Sikamikanico will be fighting to the death over. You are Benedict Fox, investigating his “last case” as a demonic curse is about to kill him. It’s a dark, dank metroidvania with lots of purple!
Take on the last case of Benedict Fox and dive into a twisted world of secret organizations, forbidden rituals, and cold-blooded murders. Explore the memories of deceased victims as you search for clues and fight demons in this fantastical Lovecraftian Metroidvania.Plot Twist
Monster Hunter Rise
After releasing to massive critical acclaim, Monster Hunter Rise is heading to Xbox and Game Pass in January. Keep an eye here on the site as we’re already working on its review!
Set in the Japanese folklore inspired Kamura Village, players will explore lush ecosystems and battle fearsome monsters to become the ultimate hunter. Hunt solo or in a party with friends to earn rewards that you can use to craft a huge variety of weapons and armor.Xbox.com
Persona 3 Portable & Persona 4 Golden
Alongside the announcement of Persona 5 Royal on Xbox, ports of Persona 3 Portable and Persona 4 Golden were also announced. Enjoy these original PlayStation classics, now on Xbox platforms with visual, gameplay enhancements, and new languages supported!
Experience the iconic, critically acclaimed RPG that reinvented the Persona series, Persona 3 Portable, now newly remastered for modern platforms. Shortly after transferring to Gekkoukan High School, the protagonist encounters the “”Dark Hour.”” Unfamiliar stillness swallows the city, people turn into eerie coffins, and otherworldly monsters called Shadows swarm. When they are attacked by one of these Shadows and all hope seemed lost, the power of the heart, their Persona is awakened. With this newfound power, they pursue the truth of the Dark Hour and face the destiny that awaits them.Persona 3 Portable
The world-renowned Persona 4 Golden promises unforgettable adventures, meaningful bonds, and heartwarming experiences shared together with friends. They say your soulmate will appear if you stare into a television set on a rainy night… This strange rumor slowly spreads through the rural town of Inaba, the protagonist’s new home, just as a chain of mysterious murders begin. As the protagonist and his teammates chase after the truth, they find themselves opening the door to another world.Persona 4 Golden
The sequel to the longtime-running survival game ft. dinosaurs is almost here. Starring Vin Diesel comes the next generation of “survival evolved”, although not many details are known about this game besides details about mods and gameplay improvements. We’ll see how things turn out in 2023!
Suddenly awakened on a strange primal world filled with dinosaurs and humans struggling for dominance; you must piece together the history of how you arrived there, team-up with legendary heroes, and confront powerful dark forces seeking to control the fate of all life. Saddle up, and join the definitive next-generation survival experience with ARK 2!ARK 2
GUILTY GEAR STRIVE
The sequel to Guilty Gear’s long-running Xrd series is finally coming to Xbox! Designed to be far more accessible to new players than previous entries, Strive has gone on to be the series’ bestselling game (and in turn, for the company). It’s never been a better time to jump into an anime fighter, especially one with cross play!
Discover the Smell of the Game with Guilty Gear -Strive-! Immerse yourself in new gameplay mechanics designed to be simple and welcoming for fighting game newcomers, yet deep and creative for veterans. Ride the Fire into a heavy metal inspired alternate future full of over-the-top action, style and fun! Blazing!
“Guilty Gear -Strive-“ is the latest entry in the critically acclaimed Guilty Gear fighting game franchise. Created by Daisuke Ishiwatari and developed by Arc System Works, “Guilty Gear -Strive-“ upholds the series’ reputation for a high octane soundtrack, groundbreaking hybrid 2D/3D cell-shaded graphics and intense, rewarding gameplay.GUILTY GEAR STRIVE