Rob Leane

Jan 11, 2019

Ultimate Marvel Vs. Capcom 3 is among the new titles on the Xbox Game Pass this month…

The Xbox Game Pass is Microsoft’s subscription service for Xbox One owners. It’s designed to be like a ‘Netflix for games’, where you pay a simple monthly rate and get connected to loads of top gaming experiences. It’s not to be confused with the Xbox Live Gold membership club, which gives users ‘Games With Gold’ as part of a separate catalogue each month.

There was a huge surge in popularity and profile for the Xbox Game Pass last year, mainly due to Microsoft unveiling a strategy that puts brand new games on the service (Sea Of Thieves was the first example of this, and Crackdown 3‘s launch on February 15th is believed to be the next one). 

Membership to the Xbox Game Pass will set you back £7.99 per month, although the official Microsoft website will currently sell you the first month for just £1. New games are added each month to the Xbox Game Pass, and these are some of the recent titles to get excited about…

Xbox Game Pass: list of new games in January 2019

Here’s the full list of new stuff that Microsoft has announced, so far, for the Xbox Game Pass this month…

Life Is Strange 2: Part 1 (January 3rd)

Ark: Survival Evolved (January 3rd)

Farming Simulator 17 (January 3rd)

Absolver (January 7th)

Just Cause 3 (January 10th)

Aftercharge (January 10th)

Ultimate Marvel Vs. Capcom 3 (January 10th)

Xbox Game Pass: full list of new games for January 2019

Coming soon to Xbox Game Pass

Looking further into the future, we know that the following games will become available on the Xbox Game Pass on the day of their release…

Crackdown 3 (February 15th)

Gears 5 (release date TBC)

Halo Infinite (release date TBC)

Battletoads (release date TBC)

Ori And The Will Of The Wisps (release date TBC)

Leaving soon from Xbox Game Pass

The Xbox Game Pass app also mentions that the following games are “leaving soon”. It doesn’t give us an exact date for any of them disappearing, but you’ll want to start playing them sooner rather than later if you fancy having a go…

The Division

Letter Quest Remastered

Riptide GP: Renegade

The Escapists: The Walking Dead

That’s all the info we’ve got for now, but we’ll keep this article updated as Microsoft adds and removes stuff from the Xbox Game Pass…