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Xbox Game Pass January 2022

Here’s everything you’ll want to know about all the games that are coming to Xbox Game Pass in January 2022. The free games that Microsoft has announced for the monthly subscription service will start be playable from 1st January.

If the last 12 months was anything to go by, then we’re in for a real treat with our memberships this year. I’m really hoping for a lot more day one releases as these have proved to be extremely popular with game pass members.

Some months last year, Microsoft seemed to bulk up the offerings with some really poor choices. I want to see less of that this year. I want to see more Indie titles and a handful of wildcards or games that didn’t really get the exposure they deserved because of marketing budgets or what ever it may have been.

Regardless of what platform preference you choose; Console, PC or via the Cloud we’ve listed everything that we know is coming to the service so far aswell as some ‘TOP PICKS’ that’d we’d love to see be made available.

The Xbox Game Pass January 2022 lineup is likely to be fronted by the release of a super duper flagship game but, we just don’t know what that game will be yet.

It appears Microsoft’s 2022 strategy is to really push the Xbox Series X using the day one strategy. Day One releases come straight to the Xbox Game Pass service.

By launching games via the Xbox Game Pass service Microsoft has made sure that your Xbox Game Pass membership is worth it, it practically pays for it’s self with just one AAA rated game title launched via day one.

In the day and age of subscription services game pass is my go too, it’s a must have service for anyone who owns an Xbox. 2021 was a super impressive year for game pass games and Xbox Game Pass in 2022 is about to better last years offerings and then some.

Read on below to see the full Xbox Game Pass January 2022 games library.

XBOX GAME PASS JANUARY 2022 CONFIRMED GAMES

These games have been confirmed to be coming to Xbox Game Pass in January 2022 so far:

  • Perfect Dark

Perfect Dark

Perfect Dark was originally released by Nintendo for the N64 in 2000. It was a spiritual successor to GoldenEye 007 – possibly the greatest N64 ever made – and had similar FPS gameplay and themes. The split-screen multiplayer was similar and required a memory expansion pack to run, it was so adavanced for its time.

A sequel, Perfect Dark Zero was released for the Xbox 360 in 2005, and a remastered version of the original also made it onto the console.

More games will be announced in the first week of January 2022, so make sure to check back here, or subscribe to our newsletter for further gaming updates.

Xbox Game Pass January 2022 Removed Games

Microsoft hasn’t revealed any games that’ll be leaving the service in January just yet. The first bunch of games leaving Game Pass in January will be announced on the 1st of January.

Xbox Game Releases January 2022

There are plenty of Xbox Games being released at the start of the year, some of these are bound to end up on Game Pass via day one release. I’m particularly looking forward to getting my hands on the latest Rainbow Six game. Early screenshots and trailers look phenomenal.

January 4th:

  • Breakneck City

January 11th:

  • Weird West

January 13th:

  • Battle Brothers

January 15th:

  • Janitor Bleeds

January 20th:

  • Blackwind
  • Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Extraction

January 27th:

  • COGEN: Sword Of Rewind
  • Gunvole Chronicles: Liminous Avenger iX2
  • Hotel Life: A Resort Simulator

Previous Game Pass Games

Games Added in December 2021:

  • Warhammer 40,000: Battlesector
  • Halo Infinite 
  • Among Us
  • The Gunk
  • Shredders

Games Added in November 2021:

  • Forza Horizon 5
  • Football Manager 2022
  • The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Anniversary Edition

Games Added in October 2021:

  • Phonenix Point
  • Back 4 Blood 
  • The Riftbreaker
  • The Good Life
  • Age Of Empires IV
  • MoonGlow Bay
  • Echo Generation
  • Bassmaster Fishing 2022

Games Added in September 2021:

  • Craftopia (Game Preview)
  • Final Fantasy XIII
  • Signs of the Sojourner
  • Surgeon Simulator 2: Access All Areas
  • Crown Trick
  • Breathedge
  • Nuclear Throne
  • The Artful Escape
  • I Am Fish
  • SkateBird
  • Aragami 2
  • Sable
  • Lemnis Gate
  • Astria Ascending

Xbox Games Pass Games added August 2021:

  • Curse of the Dead Gods
  • Dodgeball Academia
  • Katamari Damacy Reroll
  • Lumines Remastered
  • Skate
  • Skate 3 
  • Starmancer
  • Art of Rally 
  • Hades 
  • Microsoft Solitaire Collection: Premium Edition

Xbox Games Pass Games added July 2021:

  • Banjo-Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts
  • Bug Fables: The Everlasting Sapling
  • Gang Beasts
  • Immortal Realms: Vampire Wars 
  • Limbo 
  • Going Under
  • A Plague Tale: Innocence
  • Dragon Quest Builders 2
  • Tropico 6
  • UFC 4
  • Space Jam: A New Legacy 
  • The Medium
  • Farming Simulator 19
  • Bloodroots
  • Cris Tales
  • Battlefield V
  • Last Stop
  • Atomicrops
  • Raji: An Ancient Epic
  • Last Stop
  • Blinx: The Time Sweeper
  • Crimson Skies: High Road To Revenge
  • Microsoft Flight Simulator
  • The Forgotten City
  • The Ascent
  • Lethal League Blaze
  • Project Wingman
  • Omno

Xbox Games Pass Games added June 2021:

  • The Wild at Heart
  • For Honor
  • Backbone
  • Darkest Dungeon
  • Arx Fatalis
  • Dishonored: Death of the Outsider
  • DOOM 2016
  • The Evil Within 2
  • RAGE
  • Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus
  • Fallout
  • Fallout 2
  • Fallout Tactics
  • Fallout 3
  • Dungeons and Dragons: Dark Alliance
  • Worms Rumble
  • Iron Harvest
  • Prodeus
  • Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit Remastered
  • Going Under

Xbox Games Pass Games added May 2021:

  • Dragon Quest Builders 2
  • FIFA 21
  • Outlast 2
  • Steep
  • Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster
  • Just Cause 4: Reloaded
  • Psychonauts
  • Red Dead Online
  • Remnant: From The Ashes
  • Snowrunner
  • Peggle 2
  • Plants Vs Zombies: Battle For Neighborville
  • Secret Neighbour
  • The Wild At Heart
  • The Catch: Carp and Coarse Fishing
  • Knockout City
  • Maneater
  • Conan Exiles
  • Fuzion Frenzy
  • Joy Ride Turbo
  • MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries
  • Slime Rancher
  • Solasta: Crown of the Magister
  • Spellforce 3: Soul Harvest

Xbox Games Pass Games added April 2021:

  • MLB The Show
  • Phogs!
  • Second Extinction
  • Destroy All Humans!
  • Fable 3
  • Fable Anniversary

Xbox Games Pass Games added March 2021:

To celebrate Xbox purchasing ZeniMax Media and Bethesda, 20 bethesda games joined game pass in March.

  • Dishonored Definitive Edition
  • Dishonored 2
  • DOOM (1993)
  • DOOM II
  • DOOM 3
  • DOOM 64
  • DOOM Eternal
  • The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind
  • The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion
  • The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition
  • The Elder Scrolls Online
  • The Evil Within
  • Fallout 4
  • Fallout 76
  • Fallout: New Vegas
  • Prey
  • RAGE 2
  • Wolfenstein: The New Order
  • Wolfenstein: The Old Blood
  • Wolfenstein: Youngblood

And those weren’t the only new games to the Xbox Game Pass library in March:

  • Football Manager 21
  • Football Manager 21 Xbox Edition
  • NBA 2K21
  • Undertale
  • Empire of Sin
  • Nier: Automata
  • Torchlight III
  • Genesis Noir
  • Octopath Traveller
  • Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire
  • Supraland arrives on 25th March
  • Yakuza 6: Song of the Life
  • Narita Boy

Xbox Games Pass Games added February 2021:

  • Wolfenstein: Youngblood
  • Stealth Inc. 2: A Game of Clones
  • Jurassic World Evolution
  • Final Fantasy XII The Zodiac Age
  • The Falconeer
  • Project Winter
  • Ghost of a Tale

Xbox Games Pass Games added January 2021:

  • Killer Queen Black
  • Cyber Shadow
  • The Medium
  • Yakuza 3, 4 and 5 Remastered

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