Update: The second batch of Xbox Game Pass games has been revealed, which includes the gorgeous-looking Planet of Lana, the excellent Chicory: A Colourful Tale and the day one launch of Railway Empire 2.
You can see the full list including the newly-announced batch below:
Xbox Game Pass May 2023
Redfall (Cloud, PC, and Xbox Series X|S) – Available Now
The town of Redfall is under siege by a legion of vampires who have cut the island off from the outside world. Trapped with a handful of survivors, slay alone or squad up in open-world FPS action.
Ravenlok (Cloud, Console, and PC) – Available Now
Enter a world of wonder and danger in Ravenlok, an action-packed fairy tale adventure by Cococucumber. Follow your curiosity through a mystical mirror into a lost land of terrifying monsters and a malevolent queen. Wield your sword, unleash your spells, and fight your way through beastly bosses in lush, handcrafted environments.
Weird West: Definitive Edition (Xbox Series X|S) – Available Now
Survive and unveil the mysteries of the Weird West through the intertwined destinies of its unusual heroes in an action RPG from the co-creators of Dishonored and Prey. Discover a dark fantasy reimagining of the Wild West where lawmen and gunslingers share the frontier with fantastical creatures. Form a posse or venture forth alone and make each legend your own.
Shadowrun Trilogy (PC) – Available Now
Available now on Cloud and Console, and coming soon to PC! The Shadowrun Trilogy comprises 3 cult tactical RPG games taking place in a dystopian cyberpunk future in which magic has re-awakened, bringing back to life creatures of high fantasy. Initially created as a tabletop RPG over 30 years ago, this one-of-a-kind setting has gained a huge cult following during the past three decades.
Fuga: Melodies of Steel 2 (Cloud, Console, and PC) – Available Now
The sequel to the captivating tale of Fuga: Melodies of Steel is coming soon! This turn-based RPG is back with a ramped up battle system for more strategy, as well as a brand-new event system that gives you more thrilling choices to affect your experience!
FIFA 23 (Console and PC) – PC Game Pass & Ultimate via EA Play
The World’s Game is available with PC Game Pass & Ultimate via EA Play. Hit the pitch today, plus claim monthly FIFA 23 member rewards. Experience HyperMotion2 Technology on Xbox Series X|S that delivers even more gameplay realism, the addition of women’s club teams, and more.
Eastern Exorcist (Console and PC) – May 18
This is a fictitious eastern world with an infestation of vicious demon monsters. Play as a skilled exorcist against chaotic evil to fight your way through the brutal world, and experience unforeseen entanglements of complex beings.
Ghostlore (Console) – May 18
Available now with PC Game Pass and coming soon to Xbox consoles. Ghostlore is an ‘Eastpunk’ Action-RPG where you fight monsters from Southeast-Asian folklore. Inspired by timeless classic ARPG’s such as Diablo 2 and Titan Quest, Ghostlore offers a detailed item and character customization system, procedurally generated maps, and an authentically retro 90’s aesthetic.
Planet of Lana (Console and PC) – May 23
Planet of Lana is coming soon to Xbox Game Pass for PC, Xbox Series X|S, and Xbox One. In this cinematic puzzle adventure, Lana and her companion Mui go on a voyage of discovery that will take them across the strange and magical world they call their home.
Cassette Beasts (Console) – May 25
Recently added to PC Game Pass and making its way to Xbox consoles! Bring your cassette player and get ready to press play! Collect awesome monsters to use during turn-based battles as you adventure into the open-world RPG, Cassette Beasts. Get ready to experience an incredible retro vibe with unique innovations to the genre.
Massive Chalice (Cloud and Console) – May 25
Massive Chalice is a tactical strategy game set on an epic timeline from Double Fine Productions. As the Immortal Ruler of the nation, you’ll take command of its heroes, forge heroic marriages to strengthen your Bloodlines, and battle a mysterious enemy known as the Cadence in a 300 year war.
Railway Empire 2 (Cloud, Console, and PC) – May 25
All aboard the express train to riches and fame in Railway Empire 2! Grow your company into the largest railway company of the continent and outsmart your competitors as you connect cities and companies with an ever-expanding network of rail lines, bridges, and tunnels.
Chicory: A Colourful Tale (Console and PC) – May 30
Chicory: A Colourful Tale is a top-down adventure game in a colouring book world where you can draw on anything. Use your painting powers to explore new places, solve puzzles, help your friends, and change the world!
Leaving Game Pass In May
Europa Universalis (PC)
Evil Genius 2: World Domination (Cloud, Console, and PC)