Time flies when you have fun playing with Game Pass. Not even the time to process the arrival of Football Manager 2023, Return to Monkey Island, Pentiment and Somerville, that the time has already come to welcome a new wave of games. Let’s all find out together games coming to Game Pass during the second half of November.
Dune Spice Wars (PC) – November 17th
Developed by Shiro Games, the studio formerly responsible for Northgard, Dune: Spice Wars is a real-time strategy game which puts you in charge of a nation with the aim of controlling and dominating the hostile desert planet of Arrakis. At the center of everything is the Spicethe most precious resource in the universe: to control it you will have to find the right balance between war actions, commercial negotiations and political ploys.
Ghostlore (PC Game Preview) – November 17th
Inspired by classics like Diablo 2 and Titan QuestGhostlore is an action RPG eastpunk in which you are called to fight monsters from Southeast Asian folklore. Brothers Andrew and Adam Teo, from the state of Singapore, have equipped their creature with procedurally generated maps, an in-depth character customization system and a two-dimensional isometric art style.
Lapin (Cloud, Console and PC) – November 17th
The protagonists of Lapin, a new two-dimensional platform developed by Studio Doodal, are five rabbits forced to leave their hole due to the indiscriminate construction of a playground. Decided to move in search of a new homeembark on an adventure full of characters to meet, places to discover and obstacles to overcome with precise jumps and the right timing.
Norco (Cloud and Console) – November 17th
Norco is a point and click narrative adventure such Southern Gothic set in the semi-submerged suburbs and verdant industrial swamps of an alternative version of South Louisiana. On the trail of the brother of the protagonist, you will have to follow a surveillance android on the run between the refineries, malls and drains of the suburbs of New Orleans, enjoying a surreal experience painted with cinematic and expressive pixel art.
Gungrave GORE (Cloud, Console & PC) – November 22nd
Among the most promising games of the month, Gungrave GORE is a third-person action shooter developed by South Korean studio IGGYMOB. Assuming control of a modern day anti-hero, the ruthless Grave, you will be able to wield brutal weapons, dance among bullets and annihilate hordes of enemies in a blaze of blood and lead.The frontal attack is the only possible strategy: to this end, you can rely on the Cerberus double pistols, equipped with infinite bullets, and the transformable Evolution Bara, which allows you to unleash combinations of melee shots. The length of the single player campaign is estimated to be around 12 hours of gameplay.
Insurgency Sandstorm (Cloud and Console) – November 29
Insurgency Sandstorm is a first-person tactical shooter that invites you to fight in the modern battlefields of a fictional Middle East region. The content offer includes both PvE cooperative modes, in which a maximum of 8 players must collaborate to achieve a common goal, and PvP modes, where 20 participants clash by siding in two distinct factions called Security (based on organizations such as NATO and SOCOM) e Insurgents (inspired by terrorist and paramilitary groups).
Soccer Story (Cloud, Console and PC) – November 29th
In a world where soccer has been banned, you have to travel far and wide to remind all who have forgotten what truly is the greatest sport that ever existed. Soccer Story is an adventurous RPG with a top-down view full of missions, puzzles, secrets, extravagant characters and bizarre teams (among which those of sharks, babies, pensioners and ninjas stand out) who are just waiting to be defeated and brought into line with blows of ball. PanicBarn promises a single player campaign capable of entertaining for about 15 hours of gameplay, as well as a local multiplayer mode.
Warhammer 40,000 Darktide (PC) – November 30th
The Fatshark boys return to the Games Workshop universe with Warhammer 40,000: Darktidea cooperative first-person action game built on the melee combat of Vermintide 2. This time, the battles are further enlivened by intense shooting, which increases the opportunities to slaughter the hordes of monsters.Also expect a robust character editor, which will offer all the tools you need to customize your physical appearance, voice and origins, and choose a class that influences the traits and skills that can be used in battle. Read the report of our test of Warhammer 40,000 Darktide waiting for the launch.
Xbox Game Pass: Exiting games from the catalog
Eight games come, eight games leave. The November 30th will be the last day to play Archvale (Cloud, Console and PC), Deeeer Simulator (Cloud, Console and PC), Final Fantasy XIII-2 (Console and PC), Mind Scanners (Cloud, Console and PC), Mortal Shell (Cloud, Console and PC), Space Warlord Organ Trading Simulator (Cloud, Console and PC), Undungeon (Cloud, Console and PC) and Warhammer 40,000 Battlesector (Cloud, Console and PC). Try to complete them before they are removed from the catalog, alternatively you can take advantage of the discount reserved for subscribers to buy the titles of your interest.
15 games receive Xbox Touch Controls support
Microsoft has confirmed adding support for Xbox Touch Controls to 15 more gamesi.e. Amnesia: Collection, Amnesia: Rebirth, Assassin’s Creed OdysseyAssassin’s Creed Origins, DC League of Super Pets: The Adventures of Krypto and Ace, Disney Dreamlight Valley, Football Manager 2023 Console, Ghost Song, Immortals Fenyx RisingOpus: Echo of Starsong, Pentiment, Scorn, Soma and You Suck at Parking.All the games listed above, therefore, are now equipped with controls designed for use via touch screens on mobile devices. Cloud gaming, remember, is only accessible for Game Pass Ultimate subscribers.
Finally, we point out that the surprising Vampire Survivors, already available in the Game Pass catalogs for PC and Console, can now also be used via the Cloud.