Originally published at: Every Xbox Game Pass Game in 2023 - XboxEra
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 27th||Goldeneye 007||Xbox One|
|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 9th||Madden NFL 23||Console and PC|
|February 9th||SD Gundam Battle Alliance||Cloud, Console, and PC|
|February 14th||Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord||Cloud, Console, and PC|
|February 15th||Cities: Skylines Remastered||Cloud, Series X|S|
|February 16th||Shadow Warrior 3: Definitive Edition||Cloud, Console, and PC|
|February 21st||Atomic Heart||Console, PC|
|March 3rd||Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty||Console, PC|
|March 6th||Guilty Gear: Strive||Cloud, Console, PC|
|March 14th||Valheim: Game Preview||Console|
|March 16th||Sid Meier’s Civilization VI||Cloud, Console, and PC|
|March 21st||Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom||Console and PC|
|March 28th||MLB The Show 23||Console|
|March 30th||Infinite Guitars||Console|
|April 4th||Loop Hero||Console and PC|
|April 4th||Goat Simulator||Cloud, Console, and PC|
|April 6th||Iron Brigade||Console|
|April 12th||Ghostwire: Tokyo||Cloud, Console, and PC|
|April 13th||NHL 23||Console|
|April 18th||Minecraft Legends||Console, PC, Cloud|
|April 20th||Coffee Talk: Episode 2||Console|
|April 20th||Medieval Dynasty (Xbox One)||Xbox One|
|April 21st||Homestead Arcana||Console|
|April 26th||Cassette Beasts||PC|
|April 27th||The Last Case of Benedict Fox||Cloud, Console, and PC|
|April 27th||Blazblue: Cross Tag Battle Special Edition||Cloud, Console, and PC|
|May 2nd||Redfall||Cloud, Console, and PC|
|May 4th||Ravenlok||Cloud, Console, and PC|
|May 11th||Fuga: Melodies of Steel 2||Console, PC|
|May 16th||Fifa 23||Console, PC|
|May 18th||Supraland: Six Inches Under||Console, PC|
|May 18th||Eastern Exorcist||Console, PC|
|May 23rd||Planet of Lana||Cloud, Console, and PC|
|May 25th||Railway Empire II||Console|
|May 25th||Cassette Beasts||Console|
|May 30th||Farworld Pioneers||Console, PC|
|May 30th||Chicory: A Colorful Tale||Console, PC|
|June 1st||SLAYERS X: TERMINAL AFTERMATH: VENGANCE OF THE SLAYER||Cloud, Console, and PC|
|June 1st||Car Mechanic Simulator||Cloud, Console, and PC|
|June 1st||The Big Con||Cloud, Console, and PC|
|June 6th||Amnesia: The Bunker||Cloud, Console, and PC|
|June 8th||Stacking||Console and Cloud|
|June 13th||Dordogne||Cloud, Console, and PC|
|June 22nd||Need for Speed Unbound||Cloud, Console, and PC|
|June 22nd||The Bookwalker||Console and PC|
|June 27th||Bramble: The Mountain King||Cloud, Console, and PC|
|June 27th||F.I.S.T.: Forged in Shadow Torch||Cloud, Console, and PC|
|June 27th||Story of Seasons: Friends of Mineral Town||Console and PC|
|July 3rd||Arcade Paradise||Console and PC|
|July 5th||Sword and Fairy: Together Forever||Console and PC|
|July 5th||Grand Theft Auto V||Console|
|July 6th||McPixel 3||Cloud, Console, and PC|
|July 11th||Common’hood||Cloud, Console, and PC|
|July 11th||Insurgency Sandstorm (PC)||PC|
|July 14th||Exoprimal||Cloud, Console, and PC|
|July 18th||The Cave||Cloud and Console|
|July 18th||Techtonica (Game Preview)||Cloud, Console, and PC|
|July 18th||Toem||Cloud, Console, and PC|
|July 19th||Maquette||Console and PC|
|July 20th||Figment 2||Cloud, Console, and PC|
|July 20th||The Wandering Village||Cloud, Console, and PC|
|July 25th||Serious Sam: Siberian Mayhem||Cloud, Console, and PC|
|July 31st||Venba||Cloud, Console, and PC|
|August 1st||Celeste||Cloud, Console, and PC|
|August 3rd||A Short Hike||Cloud, Console, and PC|
|August 8th||Broforce Forever||Cloud, Console, and PC|
|August 9th||Limbo||Cloud, Console, and PC|
|August 10th||Airborne Kingdom||Cloud, Console, and PC|
|August 15th||Everspace 2||Console|
|August 17th||Firewatch||Cloud, Console, and PC|
|August 18th||Texas Chainsaw Massacre||Console|
|August 22nd||Age of Empires IV||Cloud, Console|
|August 22nd||Humankind||Cloud, Console|
|August 29th||Sea of Stars||Cloud, Console, and PC|
|August 30th||Call of the Wild: The Angler™||Cloud, Console, and PC|
|September 5th||Gris||Cloud, Console, and PC|
|September 6th||Starfield||Cloud, Console, and PC|
|September 14th||Solar Ash||Cloud, Console, and PC|
|September 19th||Lies of P||Cloud, Console, and PC|
|September 20th||Party Animals||Cloud, Console|
|September 21st||Payday 3||Cloud, Console|
|September 26th||Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Trilogy||Console and PC|
|September 29th||Cocoon||Cloud, Console, and PC|
|October 3rd||Gotham Knights||Cloud, Console, and PC|
|October 3rd||The Lamplighter’s League||Cloud, Console, and PC|
|October 4th||Warhammer 40K: Darktide||Cloud, Console|
|October 10th||Forza Motorsport||Cloud, Console, and PC|
|October 12th||From Space||Cloud, Console, and PC|
|October 17th||Like A Dragon: Ishin!||Cloud, Console, and PC|
|October 19th||F1 Manager 2023||Cloud, Console, and PC|
|October 24th||Cities skylines II||PC|
|October 26th||Mineko’s Night Market||Cloud, Console, and PC|
|October 26th||Frog Detective||Console|
|October 26th||Dead Space (2023)||Cloud, Console, and PC|
|October 31st||Jusant||Console, Cloud, and PC|
|October 31st||Head Bangers: Rhythm Royale||Cloud, Console, and PC|
|November 2nd||Thirsty Suitors||Cloud, Console, and PC|
|November 6th||Football Manager 2024||Console, and PC|
|November 7th||Roboquest (Full Release)||Cloud, Console, and PC|
|November 9th||Dungeons 4||Console, PC|
|November 9th||Like a Dragon Gaiden: The Man Who Erased His Name||Cloud, Console, and PC|
|November 14th||Coral Island|
|November 17th||Persona 5 Tactica||Cloud, Console, and PC|
|November 21st||Ark: Survival Ascended||Cloud, Console|
|November 28th||Rollerdrome||Cloud, Console, and PC|
|November 30th||Remnant: From the Ashes||Cloud Console and PC|
|November 30th||Remnant II||Cloud Console and PC|
|December 1st||Steamworld Build||Cloud Console and PC|
|December 1st||Spirit of the North||Cloud Console and PC|
|December 5th||Clone Drone in the Danger Zone||Cloud Console and PC|
|December 5th||Rise of the Tomb Raider||Cloud Console and PC|
|December 5th||While the Iron’s Hot||Cloud Console and PC|
|December 5th||World War Z: Aftermath||Cloud Console and PC|
|December 7th||Goat Simulator 3||Cloud Console and PC|
|December 8th||Against the Storm||PC|
|December 12th||Tin Hearts||Cloud Console and PC|
|December 15th||Far Cry 6||Cloud Console and PC|
|See you in 2024!|
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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