Coming soon to Xbox Game Pass: Trek to Yomi, Eiyuden Chronicle: Rising, NHL 22 and more


Happy Tuesday everyone, we have dungeon crawlers, action RPGs, sports games and more to get excited about coming to Game Pass! Or maybe you’re just excited about the games coming on day one, we’ve got that too. Or if you just want to be excited about gaming in general, I’m totally here for that. Let’s dive in!


In case you missed it


NBA 2K22 (Cloud and Console) – Available Now
NBA 2K22 puts the entire universe of basketball in your hands. He now plays in real NBA and WNBA settings against real teams and players. Build your own dream team in MyTeam with the stars of today and the legends of yesterday. Live your own professional journey in MyCareer and experience your personal rise to the NBA. Flex your management skills in MyGM and MyLeague. Anyone, anywhere can participate NBA 2K22. Learn more here.


available today


river booty (Cloud, Console and PC) [email protected]
Available on day one with Game Pass: Explore procedurally generated mazes in a dungeon crawling action roguelike that combines tense real-time combat with spatial block scrolling: slide blocks from ancient ruins, fight bestial abominations, loot, explore, level up, strategize, throw powerful spells, die and wake up again.


Coming soon


Hike to Yomi (Cloud, Console and PC) [email protected] – May 5th
Available on day one with Game Pass: Hike to Yomi is a cinematic action adventure game that follows the gripping story of Hiroki during his fall against the forces of evil. He experiences his heroic return to fulfill his failed promise to save the people he wanted to protect.

sleeper citizen (Cloud, Console and PC) [email protected] – May 5th
Available on day one with Game Pass: Live the life of a fugitive worker, stranded in a lawless station on the edge of an interstellar society. Take inspiration from the flexibility and freedom of tabletop RPGs, explore the station, choose your friends, escape your past and change your future.

Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair Anniversary Edition (Cloud, Console, and PC) – May 10
On Jabberwock Island, you and your classmates were ready to have some fun in the sun until Monokuma returned! Caught in a dangerous situation, you must survive through the class trials. Your only hope lies in solving the mysteries of the island. Plus, Ultimate members can play with native touch controls with cloud gaming from day one – no driver needed!

Eiyuden Chronicle: Rise (Cloud, Console, and PC) – May 10
Available on day one with Game Pass: Strengthen your ties with the launch of Eiyuden Chronicle: Rise on Xbox Game Pass. Experience the pre-war tales of various characters who will eventually become your companions in Eiyuden Chronicle: One Hundred Heroesthe highest-funded Kickstarter game of 2020 and is coming to Game Pass on day one in 2023.

This War of Mine: Final Cut (Cloud, Console and PC) [email protected] – May 10
In this war of mine: final cut, remastered for Xbox Series X|S, you play as a group of civilians trying to survive in a besieged city; struggling with lack of necessities and constant danger from snipers and hostiles. It’s a war experience seen from a whole new angle. Learn more here.

NHL 22 (Console) EA Play – May 12
Experience innovative hockey with Game Pass Ultimate and EA Play! NHL 22 Coming soon to The Play List, so all members can hit the ice. Members also get NHL 22 rewards, including World of Chel gear sets and more.


DLC/Game Updates


Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition Dynasties of India DLC – Available Now
Game Pass members save up to 10%! Welcome to Dynasties of India, the third new official expansion of Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition. Challenge your friends with three additional civilizations, as well as new units and technologies. Fight your way across India with three new campaigns and crush your opponents, whether figuratively with economic might and large armies, or literally with a stampede of elephants!

infinity halo Lone Wolves: Season 2 – Available Today
Lone Wolves, get ready for season 2 of infinity halo! Experience new content including new maps, modes, limited-time themed events, and an all-new Battle Pass with over 100 tiers of rewards that never expire.

stellaris Update 3.0 and Nemesis Expansion: Available Today
The stellaris Named after renowned science fiction author Philip K. Dick, the 3.0 ‘Dick’ update adds a new Intel system, modifies the way First Contact occurs, and includes several new economic changes. Additionally, Game Pass members can save up to 10% on the Nemesis Expansion, giving gamers the choice between chaos or control in a galaxy in turmoil.


Ultimate benefits of Xbox Game Pass


For honor: Warmongering Hero – Available Today
Unlock the elegant and deadly hero Warmonger! Take advantage of the weak and impale your opponents on the battlefield.

Plants vs Zombies Garden Warfare 2: No-Brainerz Update: Available Now
Get ready to take on pesky plants with the No-Brainerz upgrade! This update includes four characters, four skills, four customization sets, four emotes, 200 stars, and more to aid you in your quest for victory.

Infinite halo: Pass Tense Gungoose Pack – Available May 4
Kick off infinity halo Season 2: Lone Wolves with the exclusive “Pass Tense” Gungoose vehicle skin, four 2XP boosters, and four challenge exchanges.


Xbox Ultimate Play Giveaway


Ultimate Game Pass members in select regions are eligible to win awesome gaming prizes, from laptops and tablets to new consoles and TV setups! There is a grand Ultimate Game Room Upgrade prize and additionally new prizes will be awarded every week from April 25, 2022 to May 25, 2022.

sign in www.xboxplaysweepstakes.com and then once you sign up, simply play Game Pass games on your console for a continuous hour to earn a ticket. One entry per day. terms apply.

No need to buy in the US, CA and Northern Ireland. Open to US, UK, CA, FR and DE only for 18+. see Official Rules to learn how to enter without purchasing for residents of the US, CA and Northern Ireland. Enter before 05/25/22.


Soon we will go


The following games will be leaving the Game Pass library soon, so be sure to check back in before they’re gone. Remember to use your membership to save up to 20% on your purchase to keep them in your library.

Departure May 10

  • Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas – The Definitive Edition (Cloud and Console)

Departure May 15

  • enter the armory (Cloud, Console and PC)
  • Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster (Console and PC)
  • Remnant: From the Ashes (Cloud, Console and PC)
  • Steep (Cloud and Console)
  • The catch: carp and coarse (Cloud, Console and PC)
  • The wild at heart (Cloud, Console and PC)

That wraps up the first list of Game Pass games coming in May, so stay tuned for more updates later this month! As usual, if you’re not already following us on Twitter, you can smack that follow button on @XboxGamePass Y @XboxGamePassPC to receive reminders of when each game is activated. Catch you next time!