Remember back in December, during The Game Awards, when we gave you a preview of what games were coming soon? This is earlier now than it was then and we have more games now than then, which means we have even more games now … makes sense? Great! Let’s see what’s coming soon.
control (PC) – January 21
After an otherworldly threat hits a secret agency in New York, you become a director struggling to regain control. This third-party action adventure game challenges you to master a combination of supernatural skills that keep you on the edge of your seat.
Desperados III (Android, console and PC) – January 21st
Desperados III is the long-awaited prequel too Desperados: wanted dead or alive. A story-driven, tactical stealth game with a colorful cast of characters who embody the Wild West. Desperados III takes players on an adventure through rural towns, swamps and riversides for the ultimate gun showdown!
Donut County (Android, console and PC) ID @ Xbox – January 21
Donut County is a story-based physics puzzle game where you play as a growing hole in the ground. Meet cute characters, steal their trash and throw them in a hole.
Outer wilderness (Android) ID @ Xbox – January 21st
Explore out of curiosity with a handcrafted solar system full of secrets to discover and dangers to avoid while exploring space. Players receive a variety of tools to aid them in their space backpacking adventure: their own spaceship and jetpack, a surveying probe for tracking and photographing, and a signal telescope for tracking audio signals and viewing landmarks from a distance.
Cyber Shadow (Android, console and PC) ID @ Xbox – January 26th
The world has been taken over by synthetic life forms. A desperate request for help sends Shadow on a journey to find out what began the path to eternal ruin. Slash through the techno hordes, jump past traps and navigate nimbly through the ruins of Mekacity. Only you can uncover the secrets of your clan’s ancient forces Cyber Shadow, the epitome of the ninja action game.
The medium (Xbox Series X | S and PC) ID @ Xbox – January 28th
Available on Day One with Xbox Game Pass! Discover a dark riddle that only a medium can solve. Travel to an abandoned hotel resort and use your unique psychic abilities to uncover its deeply disturbing secrets, solve double reality puzzles, survive encounters with sinister ghosts while exploring two realities at the same time.
Yakuza Remastered Collection
Yakuza 3 Remastered (Android, console and PC) – January 28th
To abandon their bloody past, Kazuma Kiryu and adopted daughter Haruka Sawamura leave the unforgiving streets of Kamurocho and travel to Okinawa Island to lead the Morning Glory Orphanage. Despite his best efforts, the troubles soon shadow Kiryu and the Oorphanage into a deadly power struggle. Can Kiryu save the children’s home and finally escape his past?
Yakuza 4 Remastered (Android, console and PC) – January 28th
A murder in the Tojo clan’s territory soon triggers an investigation by a small Tojo branch made up of Kazuma Kiryu, Masayoshi Tanimura, Shun Akiyama, and Taiga Saejima. Follow the four playable protagonists as they unravel a hidden battle for money, power, status and honor, and a mysterious woman at the center of it all. With underground forces poised to kill to protect their secrets, the search seems to lead to more questions than answers.
Yakuza 5 Remastered (Android, console and PC) – January 28th
Kazuma Kiryu’s newfound calm as a humble taxi driver suddenly ends when the permanent peace between the Tojo Clan and the Omi Alliance falls apart. The dragon of Dojima has to reckon with its past again and returns to the criminal underworld to protect those who are close to his heart. Follow Kiryu and his allies with five playable protagonists in five major cities to navigate the corrupt lower abdomen and prevent an all-out turf war.
In case you missed it
What’s left of Edith Finch (Android) ID @ Xbox – Available now
What’s left of Edith Finch is a collection of short stories about a family in Washington state. Follow Edith as she researches her family history through these stories, trying to find out why she is the last one in her family to stay alive.
DLC / game updates
Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition Lords of the West DLC – January 26th
You can use your member discount to save 10% on the upcoming one Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition Lords of the West DLC, coming January 26th.
Rainbow Six Siege Road to SI – January 21
The new Rainbow Six Siege The Road to SI invitational 2020 event kicks off January 21 and features competitive play for teams competing for the championship title. Game Pass members and all players can take part in the program’s standard course at home and play any operator, including those you don’t own at the stadium. Find more details Here.
Xbox Game Pass Ultimate Perks
Claim your perks by going to your Xbox Series X | S or Xbox One console, the Xbox app on a Windows 10 PC, or the Xbox Game Pass mobile app on iOS and Android, go to the discount gallery!
Beat – January 26th (not available in Japan)
Beat Season 8 starts January 26th! Start with the on the battlefield Season 8 Starter Pass
Xbox Game Pass quests
Until January we will double the points you earn with Ultimate Quests for EA Play and Xbox Series X | S Optimized titles can earn. You can also earn double points on an Xbox One console!
Try this weekly Ultimate Quest now to get Double Points:
- Mass Effect: Andromeda – 100 points: Kill 15 enemies
While the following games are about to end, there is still some time left to wrap up any loose ends or even try a speed run or two! Remember, you can purchase these games and take advantage of your Xbox Game Pass membership discount to Save up to 20% before you leave!
Left January 29th
- Death square (Console)
- The game of death (PC)
- Final Fantasy XV (Console and PC)
- Fishing Sim World: Pro Tour (Console and PC)
- Gray (PC)
- Indivisible (Console and PC)
- Reign: Game of Thrones (PC)
- sea-salt (Console and PC)
Lots of games coming soon, some games you may have missed, more benefits, more quests … and a reminder that you have until January 25th to get your first 3 months of Xbox Game Pass Ultimate for just 1 US -Dollars to acquire! Otherwise, that’s a wrap for January. Follow ours Twitter and Instagram For a heads up when there are games available in the library, or if you just want to read a few thoughts on your keyboard (sorry friends, your list of yakuza games to ask about on twitter is getting shorter!).