In 2024, Xbox Game Pass is set to deliver an array of exciting titles for gaming enthusiasts. This subscription service offers a plethora of games that can be enjoyed for a minimal monthly fee. While Xbox may not boast as many exclusives as its competition, it certainly knows how to keep gamers engaged with a diverse library.
Xbox game pass: a glimpse at the future
The year 2024 promises an array of gaming delights for Xbox Game Pass subscribers. Below is a sneak peek at some of the most anticipated titles:
Persona 3 Reload: This revamped version of the classic 2006 RPG offers enhanced visuals and gameplay mechanics from recent Persona releases. With an estimated playtime exceeding 70 hours, it’s a journey worth undertaking.
Senua’s Saga: Hellblade 2: The sequel to 2017’s Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice promises to push the boundaries of visual fidelity and facial animation, making it a must-play for action-adventure enthusiasts.
S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2: Heart of Chernobyl: Set in a post-apocalyptic wasteland, this first-person shooter series makes its triumphant return after over a decade. The long wait was due to various delays, including a studio migration away from Ukraine.
Avowed: Obsidian Entertainment, known for its RPG expertise, is behind this first-person RPG set in the same world as Pillars of Eternity. It’s poised to satisfy the cravings of those in search of a new Skyrim-esque adventure.
What lies ahead: a closer look at upcoming games
As 2024 approaches, the gaming community eagerly anticipates the arrival of these titles:
Age of Mythology: Retold: A beloved classic is reborn with updated visuals and gameplay improvements.
Ark 2: Fans of survival games will be thrilled to explore this sequel to the popular Ark: Survival Evolved.
Bounty Star: Embark on a spacefaring adventure as you take on the role of a bounty hunter in this exciting title.
Eiyuden Chronicle: Hundred Heroes: A promising RPG that captures the essence of classic role-playing games.
Go Mecha Ball: This unique title blends sports and mechs for a one-of-a-kind gaming experience.
Still Wakes The Deep: A mysterious adventure game that promises to keep players on the edge of their seats.
Diverse offerings await
Xbox Game Pass subscribers can look forward to a diverse lineup of games in 2024, catering to a wide range of gaming tastes. Whether you enjoy action, adventure, RPGs, or simulation games, there’s something for everyone.
Microsoft’s strategic acquisitions
Microsoft’s acquisition of studios like Bethesda and Activision Blizzard has bolstered its game offerings. While the acquisition of Activision Blizzard was finalized in October, fans can anticipate seeing iconic series like Diablo, Call of Duty, and World of Warcraft potentially joining Xbox Game Pass in the near future. The prospect of experiencing classic Call of Duty campaigns without any additional cost is an exciting possibility.
Release dates: what to expect
Some of the confirmed games come with specific release dates, while others are set to arrive sometime in 2024. Here’s a breakdown of the games to mark on your gaming calendar:
- Turnip Boy Robs a Bank – January 18
- PlateUp! – February 15
- Open Roads – February 22
- Lightyear Frontier – March
- Eiyuden Chronicle: Hundred Heroes – April 24
- Manor Lords – April 26
Exploring the future: titles with no set release dates
For those games without specific release dates, their arrival is eagerly anticipated in 2024:
- 33 Immortals
- Another Crab’s Treasure
- Botany Manor
- Cities: Skylines 2
- Citizen Sleeper 2
- Commandos Origins
- Dead Static Drive
- Dungeons Of Hinterberg
- Ereban: Shadow Legacy
- Flintlock: The Siege of Dawn
- Ghost Bike
- Harmonium: The Musical
- Harold Halibut
- Hollow Knight: Silksong
- Little Kitty, Big City
- Magical Delicacy
- Microsoft Flight Simulator 2024
- Nirvana Noir
- Pigeon Simulator
- She Dreams Elsewhere
- Stalker 2
- TO A T
- Vapor World: Over The Mind
- Way To The Woods
2024 is shaping up to be an incredible year for Xbox Game Pass subscribers. With a plethora of games spanning various genres and the potential addition of Activision Blizzard titles, Xbox Game Pass continues to be a compelling choice for gamers seeking diverse gaming experiences. Whether you’re revisiting classic titles or exploring new adventures, Xbox Game Pass has something in store for everyone. Stay tuned for updates as these exciting titles make their way to the gaming world.