Microsoft is adding new titles to Game Pass during this December Holiday. Xbox has come a long way since the time they launched Game Pass initiative back in 2016, surprising us with immediate availability of new exclusives on the platform. This month has exciting titles as follows:
Mortal Kombat X - December 7
If you haven’t played this game then this is the right time to try it out, it’s been added to the Game Pass library that boasts over 100 games at your disposal. You get to experience the Mortal Kombat saga, for the game introduces a wide array of new fighters as well as the return of fan favorites. The game is well balanced with each character having their unique special moves and attacks. Grab your friends and enjoy the brutality that Mortal Kombat is well known for.
HellBlade Senua’s Sacrifice - December 17
The game was developed by Ninja Theory, the guys who brought us Devil May Cry (DMC) back in 2013. Knowing that, Hellblade is a hybrid hack and slash, dark fantasy action adventure game. It also explores the psyche behind mental illness making it a psychological horror game to some degree. That being said you play as, Senua, a warrior who must make her way to Helheim (Hell in Norse mythology) by defeating other worldly creatures and entities in order to rescue the soul of her dead lover from the goddess Hela. The game was created in collaboration with Neuroscientists and Schizophrenic patients; Hellblade will allow you to explore and understand psychosis while having fun along the way.
Ori and the Blind Forest - December 20
Developed by Moon studios and published by Microsoft studios, Ori and the blind Forest is an eye candy side-scroller arcade game, where you play as a white guardian spirit (Ori), Sein (the light) , and eye of the forest spirit tree. You are to move between platforms and solve puzzles in order to recover the light of three main elements supporting the balance of the world: water, wind and warmth. The game has won 30 awards in the industry so it has a huge fan base. We highly recommend you try it through Game Pass.
Shadow Warrior 2 - December 20
The game is an FPS hybrid of melee combat where you can slice and dice your enemies with katanas and all manner of melee weapons. They have really improved on the game’s presentation in terms of combat mechanics as well as the overall graphics. The environment is more open world and non-linear unlike the previous game. It is an arcade style game with fast combat in taking down hordes of demons and monsters and its coming to game pass.
Here's the Full List of Upcoming Titles:
Mutant Year Zero
The Strange Brigade
Kingdom Two Crowns
Please note, in order to play all these games on Game Pass, you will need to own an Xbox One as well as subscribe to Game Pass. Microsoft is giving a $1 subscription for the first month then you will be charged $9.99 per month where you can play any or all the 100 plus games in the library. If you haven't tried game pass, Holos Gaming has an offer for KES 250 for Xbox Game Pass Trial.