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Coming Soon to Xbox Game Pass: Pentiment, Football Manager 2023, Somerville, and More


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The Legend of Tianding (Cloud, Console, and PC)
Available on day one with Game Pass:
It is the early 20th century, and Taiwan is under the control of Imperial Japan. Play as the legendary outlaw and folk hero Liao Tianding, as you kung-fu fight your way through the colorful streets of Taipei in this sidescrolling beat-em-up.

The Legend of Tianding

The Walking Dead: A New Frontier – The Complete Season (PC)
As Javier, a young man determined to find the family taken from him, you meet a young girl who has experienced her own unimaginable loss. Her name is Clementine, and your fates are bound together in a story where every choice you make could be your last.

The Walking Dead: Michonne – The Complete Season (PC)
The Walking Dead: Michonne – A Telltale Miniseries stars the iconic, blade-wielding character from Robert Kirkman’s best-selling comic books. Haunted by her past, and coping with unimaginable loss and regret, the story explores Michonne’s absence between issues #126 and #139 of the comic book.

Coming Soon

Ghost Song (Cloud, Console, and PC) – November 3
Available on day one with Game Pass:
On the desolate moon of Lorian, a long-dormant Deadsuit awakens from slumber. Journey beneath the surface on an atmospheric 2D adventure of self-discovery, ancient mysteries, and cosmic terror. Explore winding caverns and acquire new abilities to unearth this alien world’s long-buried secrets.

Football Manager 2023 (PC) – November 8
Available on day one with PC Game Pass:
Football Manager 2023 brings you closer to the beautiful game, from the supporters that live and breathe every match to your board, scouts, players and opposition managers. Earn the backing of the fans by outsmarting your rivals and delivering success on the pitch.

Football Manager 2023

Football Manager 2023 Console (Cloud, Console, and PC) – November 8
Available on day one with Game Pass:
Become the best in Football Manager 2023 Console, newly renamed for this season. Formerly titled the Xbox edition, this tailored version of Football Manager zones in on football’s most important areas – the transfer market, the tactics board, and the pitch.

Return to Monkey Island (Cloud, Console, and PC) – November 8
Return to Monkey Island is an unexpected, thrilling return of series creator Ron Gilbert that continues the story of the legendary adventure games The Secret of Monkey Island and Monkey Island 2: LeChuck’s Revenge developed in collaboration with Lucasfilm Games.

Return to Monkey Island

Vampire Survivors (Console) – November 10
Vampire Survivors is coming soon to Xbox consoles and you can play the full release today with PC Game Pass! Jump straight into the action, mow down thousands of night creatures, and survive until dawn! The gothic-horror world of Vampire Survivors will throw relentless hordes of monsters at you: make the right choices, or rely on your skills and favorite weapons to turn the tide and quickly snowball against your enemies.

Vampire Survivors

Pentiment (Cloud, Console, and PC) – November 15
Available on day one with Game Pass:
From Obsidian and Xbox Game Studios, step into a living illustrated world inspired by illuminated manuscripts and printed woodcuts in a time when Europe is at a crossroads of great religious and political change. Walk in the footsteps of Andreas Maler, a master artist who finds himself in the middle of murders, scandals, and intrigue in the Bavarian Alps. Choose your backgrounds, impact a changing world, and see the consequences of your decisions in this narrative adventure.


Somerville (Console and PC) – November 15
Available on day one with Game Pass:
In the wake of an otherworldly invasion that’s left the world in catastrophe, you must find the means to make your family whole again. Explore a rich and atmospheric world, along with the intimate repercussions of large scale conflict, in a hand-crafted sci-fi narrative experience set across a perilous rural landscape.


DLC / Game Updates

Sniper Elite 5: Up Close & Personal Pack and Free Map – Available now
Game Pass members can save 10% off the Sniper Elite 5 Up Close & Personal weapon and skin pack! Plus, check out the free multiplayer map – Kraken’s Lair! Prepare for close confrontation with a new character look and bolstered artillery of heavy fire weapons.

Sea of Thieves: Return of the Damned – November 3 to November 17
The Sea of Thieves faces a tipping point: a ritual that will either banish Captain Flameheart’s spirit or restore him to the world! Take sides and strive to turn entire Sea Forts to your cause in ‘Return of the Damned’, Sea of Thieves’ ninth time-limited Adventure running from November 3-17.

Halo Infinite: Winter Update – November 8
The Winter Update offers players fresh multiplayer content like two new arena maps, two themed events, a new mode, and a free 30-tier Battle Pass. The update also brings a variety of quality-of-life improvements such as Match XP; a faster way of progressing your Battle Passes.

Microsoft Flight Simulator 40th Anniversary Edition – November 11
From light planes and wide body jets to gliders and helicopters, fly highly detailed and accurate aircraft in the Microsoft Flight Simulator 40th Anniversary Edition, available to Game Pass members at no additional cost. Test your piloting skills against the challenges of real-time atmospheric simulation and live weather in a dynamic and living world. The sky is calling!

Leaving Soon

The following games will be leaving the Game Pass library soon, so there’s no better time than now to cross these off your play list. With the arrival of Football Manager 2023 on its way, Football Manager 2022 will be leaving the Game Pass library and delisted from the Xbox Store. Don’t forget to use your membership discount to save up to 20% on the remaining games you wish to keep in your library!

Leaving November 8

  • Football Manager 2022 (PC)
  • Football Manager 2022 Xbox Edition (Cloud, Console, and PC)
Leaving November 15

  • Art of Rally (Cloud, Console, and PC)
  • Fae Tactics (Cloud, Console, and PC)
  • Next Space Rebel (Cloud, Console, and PC)
  • One Step from Eden (Cloud, Console, and PC)
  • Supraland (Cloud, Console, and PC)

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I cry about SonyGaf from my chair in Redmond, WA
Yo I'm gonna play monkey Island just so I can bash it while actually have played it like death stranding.


Will try Return to monkey island even if I really dislike the new art direction.
Pentiment seems really interesting. Not a bad start for this month


Is it just me or have these offerings become less and less impressive? There's nothing there I would consider paying for personally.
Yeah other than the ocasional AAA launch game it as been kind of meh imo.

EDIT: adamsapple adamsapple i don't know why you're laughing I don't have to eat all the shit they throw at me. Its fine if you love shit games tho.
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It's the best game on this list by a country mile. Put it to the top of your priority list don't want to hear excuses.

Thank me later.
I will put it at #3 maybe #2 for you. First from this batch will be Somerville.

Vampire survivor can wait, already spent alot of time via Steam


Might get Gamepass for two months to play Football Manager 2023 PC... cheaper then purchasing the game.
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Did not expect VS and return to monkey island, that’s really good. In fact I didn’t even know they were coming to Xbox so that’s two good news in one.

Won’t play anything right now as my plate is more than full but will be nice to have stuff for the coming months.

Also going to have to buy Art of Rally, love this game.


Is it just me or have these offerings become less and less impressive? There's nothing there I would consider paying for personally.
Not really, if you are open minded about trying out different things. Some of my favourite games of the year have come out during these last few, supposedly bad, months.

And this first half of the month looks very promising. I would have played Monkey Island no matter what. I owe so much to that franchise. Somerville is a must for every Inside fan. I have no doubt Pentiment is going to blow my mind. I have heard only good things about Vampire Survivors and didn't even know it is going to come out on consoles. I'm curious about Tian Ding and I have no clue what Ghost Song is, but I will check it out.
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You'd think with Xbox having zero big exclusives for at least the next 6 months they'd be putting the money in to make up for it within Gamepass, but instead...we have this (I get some of these games are "neat" small/indy titles, but they're not going to sell subs).

I mean they had Starfall scheduled for around this period and that got delayed by a year, so... what have they replaced it with? Nothing?

Are we really going to get to Christmas without a big surprise reveal?


Or is it just one of Phil's balls in my throat?
Return to Monkey Island, Vampire Survivor, Pentiment, Somerville, and Ghost Song all look interesting. Plus the huge update to Flight Sim. Fantastic start to the month!

Yep, and there's another second half of announcements left, plus September and October being packed full of great games. This last couple of months have been great for subscribers.

But it's always the same 2, 3 people, like clockwork in every game pass thread, who never find anything interesting :messenger_grinning_sweat:


Or is it just one of Phil's balls in my throat?
Holy fuck return to monkey Island....what a get! Was this known to be coming?

Don't sleep on it I played on steam deck and it was everything I wished for!

Vampire survivors is also amazing, and eant to play pentiment...

Best service in gaming, untouchable.

No, I think this game pass announcement also doubles as the games official announcement for Xbox.

I imagine a PS4/5 announcement should be coming any time now.


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No, I think this game pass announcement also doubles as the games official announcement for Xbox.

I imagine a PS4/5 announcement should be coming any time now.

I'll play through again on xbox but happy I gave Gilbert my money for a game that was so important to my teen years. It delivered in spades for me too. Hope it does well for them.


Monkey island is the only interesting game on that list to me. The rest I couldn't care less about.

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Big Monkey Island fan so obviously gonna play that, but the art style is vomit inducing. Who the fuck signed off on that? Gonna try Pentiment too. I have a weak spot for weird games and this looks to fit the bill.
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