10 games to try on Xbox Game Pass

Not sure what games to buy for your Xbox Series X/S? The solution is simple: try Xbox Game Pass.

Xbox Game Pass is a CA$11.99 monthly subscription that lets you play hundreds of games on your console. There’s also PC Game Pass for PC gamers, and Game Pass Ultimate for those with a PC and an Xbox console. And no matter which package you choose, your first month will exceptionally cost $1.

The Xbox Game Pass catalog is not permanent. This means that new games are added every month (and removed, sniff), allowing you to try out what’s new.

We’ve taken a look at the Xbox Game Pass offer for the month of December and we’ve got 10 games for you to explore this month. We have something for everyone!

High on Life

The co-creator of Rick & Morty Justin Roiland offers the game High on Life, released in December. Humanity is threatened by an alien cartel that intends to exploit it like a drug. You will have to use talking weapons and defeat Garmantuous and his group, in addition to saving the world.

Rainbow Billy: The Curse of the Leviathan

This title from Quebec studio ManaVoid Entertainment is a wholesome, non-violent 2.5D puzzle-platform adventure game with role-playing elements, in which you must save fantastic creatures by restoring your world to its original colors. ‘in the old days.

LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga

LEGO games are especially good around the holidays, because they play a lot like movies. Play all nine films of the Skywalker saga in one game like no other. With over 300 playable characters, over 100 vehicles and 23 planets to explore, never has a galaxy far, far away been so much fun.

A Plague Tale: Requiem

This sequel to the game A Plague Tale: Innocence was adored by critics and players alike. Released in October 2022, the game even earned a Game of the Year nomination at the prestigious Game Awards. It is an action-adventure and survival game with horror elements.

As Dusk Falls

On console, this game is exclusive to Xbox. Explore the tangled lives of two families over thirty years in an interactive drama. Beginning in 1998 with a robbery gone wrong, the characters’ lives depend on the choices you make. Read the impressions of our columnist Maxime just here!


Eh yes! The 1998 classic is playable through Xbox Game Pass. Follow Banjo and his stubborn bird on the wacky retro adventure that was so memorable on Nintendo 64. Note that the trailer above is from the Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack service, where you can also enjoy the Game.


This excellent indie game deserves to be played at least once in a lifetime. It’s a dark, narrative platformer that combines thrilling action with challenging puzzles. It received critical acclaim for its gloomy aesthetic, ambient soundtrack, and chilling atmosphere.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder’s Revenge

Do not miss this great game designed by the Quebec studio Tribute Games. TMNT: Shredder’s Revenge brings together Leonardo, Michelangelo, Donatello and Raphaël in a beat’em up that is not lace. An exceptional achievement that pays tribute to classic games stamped TMNT.

vampire survivors

The game vampire survivors is the game everyone is talking about right now, with over 160,000 reviews posted on Steam that are mostly positive. And you can try it on Xbox Game Pass!

vampire survivors is a gothic horror game with roguelite elements, where your choices allow you to fight against hordes of monsters that attack you from all sides.

PowerWash Simulator

Allow us to explain why you are offered such a strange game. With Xbox Game Pass, you don’t pay for individual games; it is a monthly subscription. So this is the perfect opportunity to try weird games that pique your curiosity! Who knows? You may become a fan of simulation games!

Ah, worse, PowerWash Simulatorit’s a very relaxing game.

10 games to try on Xbox Game Pass