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Xbox Game Pass: 9 new games until the end of May, including full-price games and new releases

The Xbox Game Pass gives subscribers access to more than 100 games. For PC gamers, this costs $9.99 per month. Console gamers pay $16.99 per month. (Source: Xbox)
The Xbox Game Pass gives subscribers access to more than 100 games. For PC gamers, this costs $9.99 per month. Console gamers pay $16.99 per month. (Source: Xbox)
While things were rather quiet in Microsoft's gaming subscription until mid-May, gamers can look forward to some treats until the end of the month. In addition to several full-price games, there are also three new releases that will be available in Game Pass from the day of release.

Between May 1 and 15, there were only four new additions in the Xbox Game Pass. However, Microsoft is now making up for this. By the end of the month, nine new games will be added to the gaming subscription - with Immortals of Aveum and Lords of the Fallen even two full-price games that should be of particular interest to shooter and RPG fans. There are also three games that will be available in the Xbox Game Pass from the day of release. These include Senua's Saga: Hellblade II, Galacticare and Hauntii.

Chants of Sennaar - May 15 (PC, console and cloud)

Chants of Sennaar is an atmospheric indie adventure game that takes players into a world inspired by the myth of Babel. Players explore a vast labyrinth, decipher ancient languages and solve puzzles to uncover the secrets of a forgotten past. The goal is to reunite the "Peoples of the Tower".

EA Sports NHL 24 - May 16 (Cloud)

NHL 24 is the latest installment of EA Sports' ice hockey simulation. Players choose their favorite team from the National Hockey League and compete against other teams in single games, seasons or online matches. Compared to its predecessor, NHL 24 brings interesting gameplay improvements. The "Exhaust Engine" ensures a more realistic fatigue behavior of the players and "Physics-Based Contact" provides an improved body contact simulation.

Immortals of Aveum - May 16 (PC, Xbox Series X / S and Cloud)

Immortals of Aveum is a first-person magic shooter. In this single-player game, you take on the role of Jak, who joins an elite group of battle mages to help save his world, which is on the brink of collapse after a long-running magical war. The game features dynamic combat mechanics with three different magic types and an in-depth story.

Senua's Saga: Hellblade II - 21 May. (PC, Xbox Series X / S and Cloud)

While Senua traveled through the underworld of Helheim in the first part to save the soul of her lover, in the second part she continues her journey on the harsh mainland of Iceland to save those suffering under the tyranny of the Vikings. Senua's Saga: Hellblade II is an RPG that is played from a third-person perspective. Combat takes place in real time - mainly with sword and axe.

Galacticare - May 23 (PC, Xbox Series X / S and Cloud)

In Galacticare, players take over the management of an interstellar hospital chain that specializes in curing bizarre alien diseases. Players must design, build and manage hospitals on exotic planets. In order to meet the needs of different alien species, a diverse staff must also be recruited.

Hauntii - May 23 (PC, console and cloud)

Hauntii is an adventure game in which players take control of a ghost of the same name. The game is set in a mysterious world inhabited by so-called Eternians - mysterious, glowing creatures that lead lost souls to a tower where they seemingly ascend to a higher plane. Players can influence both the environment and its inhabitants with Hauntii's spirit powers. They must solve puzzles and survive battles to unlock the secrets of the Eternians and uncover the true story behind Hauntii's past.

Moving Out 2 - May 28 (PC, console and cloud)

Moving Out 2 is the sequel to a physics-based moving simulator. As a player, you become an employee of F.A.R.T (Furniture Arrangement & Relocation Technician). The aim is to help the inhabitants of Packmore to pack and move their belongings. But it's not that easy, as the environments are full of physical puzzles and obstacles. Moving Out 2 can be played alone or with up to two other players.

Humanity - May 30 (PC, console and cloud)

Humanity is a combination of action platformer and puzzle game. Players control a Shiba Inu who is responsible for guiding large crowds of people through a series of challenges to get them to their destination. The game features a story mode as well as the ability to explore user-generated levels created with an integrated level editor.

Lords of the Fallen - May 30 (PC, Xbox Series X / S and Cloud)

Lords of the Fallen is an action RPG that takes players into a dark fantasy world. The game is played in the third-person perspective from the point of view of a dark crusader knight fighting against the resurrection of the demon god Adyr. The story spans the realms of the living and the dead, and players can look forward to colossal boss battles, a fast-paced combat system and an in-depth story.


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Marius Müller, 2024-05-15 (Update: 2024-05-15)