New games coming to Gamepass as well as updates and what’s leaving
One thing that will be keeping alot of people busy while we are in lockdown in the ability to play games, Microsoft is giving it’s gamepass members some new games to get their teeth into for the weeks ahead.
The Long Dark – April 16
There are no zombies — only you, the cold, and all the threats Mother Nature can muster. A thoughtful, exploration-survival experience that challenges solo players to think for themselves as they explore an expansive frozen wilderness in the aftermath of a geomagnetic disaster.
Gato Roboto – April 21
Make a valiant effort to save your stranded captain and his crashed spaceship! Inside of your cozy armored mech, set off on a dangerous trek through an alien underworld full of irritable creatures and treacherous obstacles.
Deliver Us The Moon – April 23
Will you save mankind or be forgotten in the dark abyss of Space? Deliver Us The Moon is a Sci-Fi thriller set in an apocalyptic near-future, where Earth’s natural resources are depleted. A lunar colony providing a vital supply of energy has gone silent and a lone astronaut is sent to the moon on a critical mission to save humanity from extinction.
HyperDot – April 30
Quickly evade enemies and test your skills in over 100 hand-crafted trials during campaign mode, outlast your friends in multiplayer battles, or build complex challenges with the custom level editor in this minimalist action arcade masterpiece with one rule: dodge everything.
Levelhead – April 30
Create incredible contraptions and machines, craft adventurous expeditions that require brain and brawn to complete, or just create a relaxing music experience. Build, play, share and compete using the platformer maker. With the deep, intuitive systems of the level editor, you can create the levels of your dreams and other players’ nightmares. Supports up to four players for couch co-op mayhem!
Xbox Game Pass Ultimate Perks
In case you missed it, we added some new Perks last week for you Xbox Game Pass Ultimate members! Get some time on the court (virtually) with get 5,000 MyTeam points and 30 skill boosts from NBA 2K20. You can also get an Xbox Starter Bundle with Credits and more from Warframe and jump into Phantasy Star Online 2 with a monthly bonus pack. To unlock all of these and more on console and PC, simply go to the Perks section inside the Xbox Game Pass tab to redeem them! Perks are also available for redemption through the Xbox Game Pass mobile app.
Coming April 22 to Sea of Thieves, it’s true that Ships of Fortune introduces an entirely new element to trading companies by allowing pirates to serve as emissaries and collect bonus loot and exclusive rewards (also introducing Reaper’s Bones as an all-new company), as well as an overhaul to The Arena… but what I care most about is the cats! The Pirate Emporium will now have three breeds of feline friend for your pirate: the scruffy Wildcat, fluffy Ragamuffin, and slinky Mau.
Leaving April 30
It’s time to say goodbye to some games, so get the play time in now! If you want to keep the game going, you can use your membership discount to get any of these games for up to 20% off while they are still in our library:
- The Banner Saga 2
- Bomber Crew
- Fallout 4
- Full Metal Furies
- Metal Slug 3
- Silence: The Whispered World 2
- Smoke and Sacrifice
- Wolfenstein: The New Order
If your friends haven’t tried Xbox Game Pass Ultimate yet, now’s the best time – their first month is only £1, getting them access to all these games, and even the Perks! Check out the deal at the bottom for Amazon which is doing a deal if you buy one 3 month ultimate pass usually £10.99 a month then you get one 3 month pass for free, this means you get six months ultimate gamepass for both PC and Xbox as well as getting Xbox Live included for the price.