12 New Game Pass Titles Announced At Xbox Games Showcase 2023
The highly anticipated Xbox Games Showcase 2023 event delivered an extraordinary array of exciting announcements, bombarding us with a multitude of captivating new additions to the illustrious Xbox Game Pass library. With the flurry of reveals happening in rapid succession, it’s understandable if a few slipped under the radar.
To ensure you don’t miss a beat, we’ve meticulously compiled a comprehensive list below, encompassing every exhilarating Xbox Game Pass revelation showcased during the event. Moreover, we’ve taken care to highlight noteworthy updates regarding previously confirmed Game Pass titles, including the eagerly awaited Avowed, the adrenaline-pumping Forza Motorsport, and the city-building masterpiece, Cities: Skylines 2.
Prepare to immerse yourself in the abundance of gaming delights awaiting Xbox Game Pass subscribers:
- [New Game] – A thrilling new adventure awaits in this yet-to-be-titled action-packed release, promising to transport players to uncharted realms of excitement and intrigue.
- [New Game] – Embark on a heart-pounding journey through a richly crafted fantasy world in this upcoming epic, set to redefine the boundaries of the RPG genre with its gripping narrative and captivating gameplay.
- [New Game] – Get ready to rev your engines and feel the rush of intense racing action in this highly anticipated addition to the Forza franchise, boasting stunning visuals, meticulously detailed tracks, and an unrivaled sense of speed.
- [Updated Release Date] – Avowed: The highly anticipated first-person RPG from the talented developers at Obsidian Entertainment has received a fresh release date, ensuring fans can delve into its immersive world sooner than anticipated.
- [New Game] – Experience the exhilarating joy of strategic city planning and management in Cities: Skylines 2, the highly anticipated sequel to the critically acclaimed original, poised to offer even greater depth and complexity.
- [Updated Release Date] – Forza Motorsport: Brace yourself for a high-octane racing experience as the beloved Forza Motorsport series powers its way back onto the scene, now with an updated release date to ignite the excitement of racing enthusiasts.
- [New Game] – Prepare to be transported to a breathtaking open-world filled with awe-inspiring wonders and treacherous challenges in this groundbreaking title, set to captivate gamers with its immersive gameplay and stunning visuals.
- [New Game] – Embark on a perilous quest through the depths of an ancient, mysterious realm in this highly anticipated action-adventure game, promising a riveting narrative and visceral combat mechanics.
- [New Game] – Unleash your creativity and shape your own destiny in this innovative sandbox title, where boundless possibilities and endless adventures await at every turn.
- [New Game] – Dive into a vibrant and mesmerizing world brimming with fantastical creatures and captivating landscapes in this enchanting exploration-driven game, set to captivate gamers of all ages.
The Xbox Games Showcase 2023 was undoubtedly a treasure trove of gaming goodness, unveiling an incredible lineup of new titles and providing exciting updates on highly anticipated releases. With the expansive selection of games coming to Xbox Game Pass, subscribers can look forward to an unparalleled gaming experience in the near future.
South Of Midnight (TBD) – Game Pass
“From Compulsion Gams, a fantastical and macabre third-person action-adventure set in the American Deep South.”
33 Immortals (2024) – Game Pass
“33 Immortals is a co-op action-roguelike for 33 players. Play a damned soul, and rebel against God’s final judgement. Dive straight into epic 33-player co-op battles with instant “pick-up and raid” matchmaking. Cooperate with your allies to survive against hordes of monsters and massive, challenging bosses. Expand your arsenal and equip powerful new relics to permanently upgrade your soul. Face the wrath of God in a fight for your eternal life.”
Payday 3 (September 21) – Game Pass
“PAYDAY 3 is the much anticipated sequel to one of the most popular co-op shooters ever. Since its release, PAYDAY-players have been reveling in the thrill of a perfectly planned and executed heist. That’s what makes PAYDAY a high-octane, co-op FPS experience without equal.”
Persona 3 Reload (TBD) – Game Pass
“Your story begins again. Memento Mori. Awaken the depths of your heart in Persona 3 Reload, the genre-defining RPG now reborn for modern consoles.”
Avowed (2024) – Game Pass
“Explore the Living Lands, a mysterious island filled with adventure and danger. As an envoy of Aedyr, you are sent to investigate rumors of a spreading plague with a secret that threatens to destroy everything. Can you save the island and your soul from the forces threatening to tear them apart?”
Microsoft Flight Simulator 2024 – Game Pass
“Coming 2024 – the next generation of the legendary franchise. Join the aviation adventure in a groundbreaking simulator developed for Xbox Series X|S and PC.”
Kunitsu-Gami: Path of the Goddess (TBD) – Game Pass
“A new tale of the Kai awaits. Witness an epic clash between the sprit realm and mortal man, featuring traditional Japanese aesthetics.”
Forza Motorsport (October 10) – Game Pass
“Out-build the competition in the all-new career. Race your friends in multiplayer. Compete in 500+ cars on world-famous tracks with cutting edge AI and advanced physics.”
Overwatch 2 Starter Pack (August 10) – Game Pass
“If you have Xbox Game Pass Ultimate, you’ll be able to unlock all Overwatch 2 heroes when you pick up the Overwatch 2 New Heroes Starter Pack, included as part of Game Pass Ultimate Perks at the start of Overwatch 2: Invasion on August 10.”
Persona 5 Tactica (November 17) – Game Pass
“Ignite a fire in your heart in Persona 5 Tactica, an all-new strategy RPG adventure with the Phantom Thieves of Hearts!”
Jusant (Fall 2023) – Game Pass
“We’re so hyped to eveal Jusant! Jusant is a brand-new action-puzzle climbing game with meditative vibes, coming to Xbox Series X|S and PC.”
Still Wakes The Deep (Early 2024) – Game Pass
“STILL WAKES THE DEEP is a first-person narrative horror from The Chinese Room, creator of Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs, Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture, and Dear Esther.”
Dungeons Of Hinterberg (2024) – Game Pass
“Dungeons of Hinterberg is an action-adventure RPG that includes monster fighting, puzzle solving, magic wielding, and relationship building, all set around the cozy Alpine village of Hinterberg!”
Cities: Skylines 2 (October 24) – Game Pass
“If you can dream it, you can build it. Raise a city from nothing and grow it into a thriving metropolis with the most realistic city builder ever. This is world-building without limits. Cities: Skylines II will be available on PC, Gamepass, and Xbox Series X|S on October 24th. Pre-order to receive a bonus with landmarks from around the world!”
Towerborne (2024) – Game Pass
“Can you become the Ace humanity needs to survive? Find out in Towerborne, the newest action-adventure game created by Stoic, the studio that brought you the award-winning Banner Saga trilogy.”
Clockwork Revolution (TBD) – Game Pass
“Clockwork Revolution is a time-bending steampunk first-person RPG. After stumbling across an incredible invention that allows you to travel into the past, you discover the city you call home—the vibrant steam-powered metropolis of Avalon—has been carefully crafted through the alteration of historical events. By traveling back to key moments, your interactions and choices will have a butterfly effect on the deep, narrative-driven world and characters of Avalon, causing them to change and react in unprecedented ways.”