December has begun and with it new games, updates and perks are coming to Xbox Game Pass. In the middle of the month Microsoft lets loose a video game on the subscribers, which previously caused a sensation.

Several new game titles will be added to the Game Pass throughout December, which game library subscribers can then play as part of their membership at no additional cost. Halo Infinite is one of the new titles - but there's more.

Game Pass in December: games, updates, perks

December is getting off to a furious start for Game Pass subscribers. Microsoft is launching a hodgepodge of new games: From December 2nd, fans can access video games that have already provided hours of fun and that is one of the hits of recent years. We're talking about Stardew Valley.

The computer game combines simulation and role play and has been available since 2016. Since then, the work has been steadily expanded and updated. The focus is on the story of the main character who has to take care of the inherited farm after the grandfather's death. Eric Barone's idea was well received: Star Dew Valley was a real surprise hit that received good reviews and multiple awards.

However, the following are already available: Before We Leave (cloud, console and PC); Generation Zero (cloud, console and PC); Mind scanners (cloud, console and PC) as well the Hunter: Call of the Wild (CP).

In addition, the Game Pass will appear in December:

  • December 2 - ANVIL (console and PC)
  • December 2 - Archvale (cloud, console and PC)
  • December 2 - Final Fantasy XIII-2 (Console and PC)
  • December 2 - Lawn Mowing Simulator (Cloud, Console and PC)
  • December 2nd - Rubber Bandits (Cloud, Console and PC)
  • December 2 - Stardew Valley (Cloud, Console and PC)
  • December 2 - Warhammer 40,000: Battlesector (Cloud, Console and PC)
  • December 7th - Space Warlord Organ Trading Simulator (Cloud, Console and PC)
  • December 8 - Halo Infinite (Cloud, Console, and PC)
  • December 9 - One Piece Pirate Warriors 4 (Cloud, Console and PC)
  • December 14th - Aliens: Fireteam Elite (cloud, console and PC)
  • December 14th - Among Us (console)

Updates and DLCs will be available in December: Age of Empires III: Definitive Edition Mexican Civilization DLC; Minecraft Caves & Cliffs Update: Part II and the fifth season for Sea of ​​Thieves.

Xbox also prepared a number of valuable Xbox Game Pass Ultimate Perks for gamers in December - including fantastic Halo Infinite Perks that can be redeemed in time for the release. Simply visit the Perks gallery on Xbox Series X | S or Xbox One, in the Xbox app on Windows PC or in the Xbox Game Pass Mobile app:

  • December 8th - Halo Infinite Multiplayer: “Pass Tense” MA40 AR Bundle
  • December 2 - Dauntless: New Year's Bundle
  • December 2nd - Apex Legends: RIG Helmet Weapon Charm
  • December 2 - World of Warships: Legends - Hero's Companion

Where new games come, old ones have to give way. Some titles will leave the Game Pass this month as well.

  • December 15th - Beholder (cloud and console)
  • December 15 - The Dark Pictures: Man of Medan (Console and PC)
  • December 15 - 2 (cloud, console and PC)
  • December 15 - Wilmot's Warehouse (cloud, console and PC)
  • December 15 - Unto The End (cloud, console and PC)
  • December 15 - Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair (Cloud, Console and PC)

However, Microsoft explains: "If you want to permanently add a game to your catalogue, as a member you can take advantage of your 20 percent discount on games and 10 percent on DLCs that leave Xbox Game Pass. These discounts are only valid as long as the titles are available in Game Pass.”


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