by Megan Spurr, Community Lead, Xbox Game Pass
Act surprised, we’re adding a bunch of games to Xbox Game Pass! We’ve also got touch controls for games, Perks for games, Quests for more games, and an offer if you haven’t had the chance to try Xbox Game Pass Ultimate yet (get your first three months of Ultimate for $1) to play more games. It’s all about the games. Let’s jump in!
SnowRunner (Console, and PC) – Available Now
SnowRunner puts you in the driver’s seat of powerful vehicles as you conquer extreme open environments with the most advanced terrain simulation ever. Drive over 40 vehicles from brands such as Ford, Chevrolet, and Freightliner as you leave your mark on an untamed open world
Secret Neighbor (PC) ID@Xbox – May 20
Secret Neighbor is a suspenseful multiplayer horror game where a group of kids try to rescue their friend from the Neighbor’s creepy basement – the only problem is one of the kids is the Neighbor in disguise.
The Catch: Carp & Coarse Fishing (Console, and PC) – May 20
With 35 species to hunt, you’ll have to work up your strategy and tactics to catch every boss fish. To succeed you’ll need to choose your angling spot, based on time of day, weather conditions and perfect equipment, before casting out to battle and catch these elusive creatures.
The Wild at Heart (Console and PC) ID@Xbox – May 20
Day one with Xbox Game Pass! The Wild at Heart is a whimsical story centred around two children that escape to a fantastical land filled with magical creatures to befriend and an oddball order of guardians who’ve lost their way. Explore a beautiful, handcrafted world full of charming puzzles and deep secrets. Welcome to the Deep Woods.
Knockout City (Console and PC) EA Play – May 21
Day one with Xbox Game Pass for PC and Ultimate with EA Play! Calling all brawlers! Team up and duke it out in Knockout City, where epic dodgeball battlers settle the score in team-based multiplayer matches. Throw, catch, pass, dodge, and tackle your way to dodgeball dominance!
Maneater (Console, and PC) ID@Xbox – May 25
Maneater is a single-player action RPG, set in the Gulf Coast’s unforgiving waters. Fight to survive in the open ocean, swamps, and rivers with danger lurking at every depth. Your only tools are your wits, your jaws, and an uncanny ability to evolve as you feed.
Conan Exiles (Console) ID@Xbox – May 27 – Optimized for Series X|S on May 27
Alone and naked in a hostile land, your first task is simply to survive. Then you must build a stronghold and gather your allies. And from there, you can set out to dominate your enemies. Conan Exiles is a single and multiplayer survival game, set in a massive open-world sandbox with mythical beasts, perilous dungeons, and the freedom to play whichever way you like.
MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries (Console) ID@Xbox – May 27
Welcome to the year 3015! It’s a hell of a time to be alive. Humanity has colonized thousands of star systems, war is everywhere, and the battlefields of the future are dominated by hulking machines known as BattleMechs. It’s dangerous work for the elite pilots of these metal monstrosities, but that’s why a power-hungry MechWarrior like you came here, right? If you’re looking to blast, wreck, stomp – and profit – step inside!
Slime Rancher (PC) ID@Xbox – May 27
Slime Rancher is the tale of Beatrix LeBeau, a plucky, young rancher who sets out for a life a thousand light years away from Earth on the ‘Far, Far Range’ where she tries her hand at making a living wrangling slimes. With a can-do attitude, plenty of grit, and her trusty vacpack, Beatrix attempts to stake a claim, amass a fortune, and avoid the continual peril that looms from the rolling, jiggling avalanche of slimes around every corner!
Solasta: Crown of the Magister (PC) ID@Xbox – May 27
Discover the shattered world of Solasta. Explore ruins and dungeons for legendary treasures, learn the truth of an age-old cataclysm, and stop it from happening again. Tailor your squad to your preferred strategy and maximize your party’s abilities in classic tabletop RPG tradition. The choice is yours.
SpellForce 3: Soul Harvest (PC) – May 27
Make your mark in the chaotic world of Nortander in SpellForce 3: Soul Harvest. Explore and prosper, build and lead armies, develop your character, and defend the throne in this story of renegades and rebellion.
DLC / Game Updates
Destiny 2: Season of the Splicer Has Begun
Embark on a new adventure filled with challenging activities, powerful exotics, and a mysterious digital landscape. Harness new tech to customize your appearance and assemble your fireteam for the return of the iconic Vault of Glass. Crash the Network and save the Last City.
Gears 5: Operation 7 – Available Now
Xbox Game Pass members can save up to 10% off the Operation 7 Bundle! Strike at the heart of the enemy in Gears 5 Operation 7. Jump in with two new characters, a brand-new multiplayer map, renewed Tour of Duty, and more.
Minecraft: How to Train Your Dragon DLC – Available Now
Xbox Game Pass members save up to 10%! This is Berk, home of Vikings and dragons! Join Toothless, Hiccup, and the rest of the dragons and riders on heroic adventures in Minecraft. Compete in racing, map the world, and release captive dragons from invading trappers! Tame, collect, and train dragons from the vast reaches of the Barbaric Archipelago.
Minecraft Dungeons: Hidden Depths DLC – May 26
Xbox Game Pass members save up to 10%! Make a splash with Hidden Depths! A spreading corruption has reached the ocean’s darkest depths and now threatens the natural ebb and flow of power. Fight new foes, discover new gear, and prove that your heroic skills are not only foolproof – they’re waterproof as well.
SnowRunner Season 4: New Frontiers – Available Now
Xbox Game Pass members can save up to 10% on the SnowRunner Season Pass! This season adds the enormous Russian Amur Oblast region, challenging players to complete a new series of intricate missions across four new maps. Two new vehicles have been added, along with new vehicle skins and hood ornaments to drive in style.
Xbox Game Pass Ultimate Perks
We have even more Perks to dish out in this already crowded month! Go claim them now before they’re gone via the Perks gallery on your Xbox console, Xbox App on PC, and Xbox Game Pass mobile app on iOS/Android.
Rogue Company: Season Two Perk Pack – Available Now
Gear up for Season Two of Rogue Company with free cosmetics, Battle Pass XP, and Rogue Bucks!
World of Tanks: Might and Metal Pack – Available Now
Storm your way onto the battlefield with two heavy-hitting Premium tanks, and use the 7 days of Premium, 1,250 gold, and Boosters to enhance your vehicles and rise to the top!
Smite x Monstercat: – Available Now
It’s party time! Claim the Smite x Monstercat Starter Pass and get started with all four Gods on the Monstercat Battle Pass, their Voice Packs, and Battle Pass Points.
Warface: Absolute Power Bundle – Available May 20
Dominate the Warface battleground with an ultra pack full of gear, weapons, consumables, and more!
Xbox Game Pass Quests
New undead Quests are added every week in May and you can still chomp through the month-long double-points Quests. Survive until the end of May to claim and redeem your points for Xbox gift cards and more. Check for new Quests on your console and Xbox Game Pass mobile app!
Check out these new Quests this week:
- The Walking Dead: A New Frontier (100 points): Make 12 choices (Ultimate)
- Beholder Complete Edition (50 Points): Send 1 Report to the Ministry
Leaving May 31
Join us in giving the following games a proper farewell by playing them before they leave Xbox Game Pass. Remember to use your membership discount to save up to 20% to keep these games in your library!
- Assetto Corsa (Console)
- Broforce (PC)
- Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5+2.5 Remix (Console)
- Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue (Console)
- Surviving Mars (Console, and PC)
- Void Bastards (Console, and PC)
That’s a wrap for May! We’ll be back in June to continue the coming soon cycle of Game Pass. Remember, if you or a friend haven’t tried Xbox Game Pass yet, you can get your first three months of Ultimate for $1. Be sure to follow @XboxGamePass and @XboxGamePassPC for updates when these games are available in the library. See you next time!