Game News Xbox Game Pass games you can’t miss in 2023
In 2023, there are many ambitious games waiting for you in the Xbox Game Pass catalog. We present some of them.
Atomic Heart, it’s the first Russian-inspired shooter that’s heavily inspired by several video game tenors we’ve heard since 2018. The game has been in development for many years, and we even recently learned that the screenwriter had been working on the script for nearly seven years. Russian studio Mundfish is still at the beginning of this highly anticipated project. We follow the story of a KGB agent sent to investigate a mysterious factory in the heart of the Soviet Union between the 1930s and 1960s; subtlety is an alternate world where technology is especially advanced, supported by robots and supernatural powers.
- Release date: February 21
Wo Long: A Fallen Dynasty
Wo Long: A Fallen Dynasty it’s the next game developed by Team Ninja, a studio you already know since you’ve already played Nioh’s origins. Of course, the game quickly presents itself as a Souls-like game. Some players were already able to get a demo of the game at the end of September. Therefore, it was an opportunity to find the beginnings of the game with demanding gameplay and progression similar to Nioh. The title will take us to the heart of feudal China, in the place of an unnamed warrior.
The developers of Arkane Austin (Prey) will be back soon red autumn, an action game that promises us an adventure in a terrifying city full of all kinds of vampires. The title, which can be played alone or in co-op, will put you in control of cryptozoologist Devinder, telekinetic student Layla, military engineer Remi or even ex-sniper Jacob. It will be necessary to unravel the mysteries related to the appearance of blood drinkers.
- Release date: First semester 2023
Of course, Starfield One of the biggest expectations of Xbox Game Pass. This is Bethesda’s next big video game, which has to do more than all its predecessors: witness 250,000 lines of written dialogue and its persuasion system, a map eight times larger than Skyrim, 1000 explorable planets or even the largest base. The city founded by Bethesda. The game takes us to a futuristic universe, specifically in the farthest reaches of space, far away from our beloved blue planet.
- Release date: First semester 2023
Forza Motorsport is the new title of Microsoft’s racing game license and promises a new game engine capable of supporting Raytracing for rendering at 4K, 60 FPS. The game promises to be a true revival for a franchise built to scale by Turn10. There is also talk of a reboot of the saga. Multiplayer will be based on the competitive structure of the real races throughout the weekend: first practice, then qualifying stages and finally the culminating stage in the race.
P’s lies is a Souls-like action game that will immerse you in a dark universe inspired by the tale of Pinocchio. The title has caused a sensation in recent games. You play as a mechanical doll who thrives in the sick and inhuman city of Crat, who must lie to become a little boy. Your choices and lies will affect your story and the end of the game. Developed by Round8 Studio, the game borrows from Bloodborne and Bioshock to create a game close to From Software’s production.
The first ARK II trailer celebrated the surprise by revealing the face of actor Vin Diesel (Riddick, Fast & Furious). The latter will play Da Costa, the protector of a young child in a world full of dangers dominated by dinosaurs. We also learn that the star has joined the development team as an executive producer, and more specifically, will take on the role of president of Creative Synergies. Overall, ARK II is a first-person survival game where the player must evolve on a wild island dominated by dinosaurs. The game is fully multiplayer, so it is possible to cross paths with other players and form alliances.
the cocoon This is a new game from the lead designer of Inside and Limbo games led by Annapurna. The puzzle-adventure title will ask you to jump between worlds, connecting gaps and rearranging them to solve puzzles. Each world is an unlockable sphere. There are also monsters to face to enter the different worlds.
Developed by Sad Cat Studios and Coat Sink, CHANGED is a retro-futuristic 2.5D sci-fi action platformer that caught the attention of last summer. You play as REACH – an artificial intelligence trapped in a human body against its will. More precisely, it is a cinematic platformer with very neat pixel art and amazing light and motion effects. It presents a deep and compelling dystopian story set in the 80s in an alternate dimension.
The third copy of the license, Minecraft legends is a new action and strategy game that surprises with its unique approach to the saga. The player will be able to explore a country rich in resources and still on the verge of destruction: pigs threaten to invade this world. So players need to come together and engage in strategic battles to save the Earth.
The Last Case of Benedict Fox
Summer’s Little Revelation The Last Case of Benedict Fox is a metroidvania set in a seemingly haunted mansion. Benedict, a “self-proclaimed detective” and attached to his demon companion, cuts through a whole bunch of creatures in a side-scrolling setting. Behind Benedict Fox’s The Last Stand, we find Plot Twist, a young Polish studio that claims to be experienced in independent video games.