Xbox Game Pass for PC is getting new games throughout the remainder of January, including the already confirmed Control. Yes, you have read correctly. 8 nice games are adding.
The most exciting addition is the arrival of the Yakuza Remastered Collection, which brings Yakuza 3, 4, and 5 to PC for the first time (the collection is also releasing at the same time on Steam). Those games release onto the service on January 28.
On January 21 will see the launch of the aforementioned Management, Desperados 3, and Donut County added. January 28 may even see the launch of The Medium, which hits the subscription service on day one.
The Medium – 28th January
The big headlines for this month are undoubtedly The Medium on Xbox Series. The Medium is a horror video game played in the third person as Marianne. Discover a dark mystery only a medium can solve. Travel to an abandoned hotel resort and use your unique psychic abilities to uncover its deeply disturbing secrets, solve dual-reality puzzles, survive encounters with sinister spirits, and explore two realities at the same time.
Cyber Shadow – January 26
I am really excited about Cyber Shadows. The world has been taken over by synthetic lifeforms. A desperate plea for help sets Shadow on a journey to uncover what started the path to perpetual ruin. Slash through the techno hordes, leap past traps, and nimbly navigate the ruins of Megacity. Only you can unlock the secrets to your clan’s ancient powers in Cyber Shadow, the quintessential Ninja Action game.
Yakuza Remastered Collection
Yakuza 3 Remastered – January 28
Kazuma Kiryu and adoptive daughter Haruka Sawamura leave the unforgiving streets of Kamurocho for the island of Okinawa to run the Morning Glory Orphanage. Despite his efforts, trouble shadows Kiryu and the orphanage is soon entangled in a deadly power struggle. Can Kiryu rescue the children’s home and escape his past for good?
Yakuza 4 Remastered – January 28
A murder in Tojo Clan territory soon sets off an investigation by a small Tojo branch consisting of Kazuma Kiryu, Masayoshi Tanimura, Shun Akiyama, and Taiga Saejima.
Yakuza 5 Remastered – January 28
Kazuma Kiryu’s newfound calm as an unassuming cab driver comes .to a sudden end as the standing peace between the Tojo Clan and Omi Alliance disintegrates. Forced to reckon with his past once more, the Dragon of Dojima returns to the criminal underworld to protect those he holds dear. With five playable protagonists across five major cities, follow Kiryu and his allies in their quest to navigate the corrupt underbelly and prevent an all-out turf war.
Desperados III – 21st January
Desperados is a story-driven game set in a ruthless Wild West scenario. John Cooper will join forces with the runaway bride Kate, Doc McCoy, the giant trapper Hector, and Isabelle, a mysterious lady from Orleans.
Donut County – 21st January
Donut County is an indie video game developed by American indie designer Ben Esposito. In Donut County, the players control a hole across several different levels. The goal of the game is to swallow every object to essentially clear out the level.
January 29 will also see a handful of games leave the service. It include – Death’s Gambit, Final Fantasy XV, Fishing Sim World: Pro Tour, Gris, Indivisible, Reigns Game of Thrones, and Sea Salt. Users can save up to 20% by purchasing it before it goes.
Microsoft also announced that Smite Season 8 will begin on January 26 and that the Season 8 Starter Pass will include Gods, skins, and more.