A total of 16 new games are coming to Microsoft’s Xbox Game Pass subscription service for standard and premium buyers in December 2023, while two are being added for “Core” subscribers—and four games are leaving Game Pass this month.
Here’s a look at the latest releases and departures for Xbox Game Pass this December.
Chivalry 2 is the first-person multiplayer hack-and-slash sequel to Chivalry: Medieval Warfare. The sequel was released for Windows PCs, PlayStation 4 and 5 consoles, Xbox One, and Xbox Series S and X. It will arrive on Game Pass for all Game Pass subscribers, including Game Pass Core, on December 6.
Like its name suggests, Chivalry 2 drops players into a medieval world where they can fight their way through a range of different castles and siege environments with swords, crossbows, or other weapon types. The game has maintained a “Very Positive” review score on Steam since it was first released back in 2021.
Fallout 76: Atlantic City – Boardwalk Paradise
A new Fallout 76 expansion is coming to Game Pass on its launch day, December 5, for both standard and premium tiers. Boardwalk Paradise builds upon the 2018 action RPG from Skyrim and Starfield developer Bethesda Game Studios. The new content is set in the run-down, post-apocalyptic, green-tinted world of Atlantic City.
Far Cry 6
The latest installment of the Far Cry open-world game series is coming to Xbox Game Pass on December 14. Set in a tropical world mired in political upheaval, players must join the local revolution in an effort to forever change their world. Far Cry 6 will release for cloud, console, and PC gamers on the Game Pass’s standard and premium tiers.
Remnant: From the Ashes
Remnant: From the Ashes is a dark survival shooter set where players must fight and kill endless hordes of monsters. First released back in 2019, the game is now available for standard and premium Game Pass subscribers on cloud, console, and PC platforms.
Remnant 2 is the sequel to the third-person monster shooter Remnant: From the Ashes, and has also been added to Game Pass November 30. The sequel was first released earlier this year, and offers new villainous creatures to fight alongside your friends. Remnant 2 is available for standard and premium Game Pass tiers on cloud, Xbox X and S, and PCs.
Against the Storm
Against the Storm is a roguelike fantasy city-builder game that was released for Windows PCs back in 2021. In it, anthropomorphized animals like foxes, beavers, and lizards live together in a world alongside humans. Players will have to construct buildings, manage resources, prepare meals, farm bountiful harvests, and more to ensure their village’s survival.
Against the Storm will be added to Game Pass on December 8 for standard and premium subscribers on Windows PCs.
Clone Drone in the Danger Zone
This robot voxel beat-‘em-up game launched on Steam in July 2021—now, it’ll be added to Xbox Game Pass come December 5 for cloud, PC, and Xbox Series X and S gamers who are subscribed to the Game Pass standard and premium tiers. In Clone Drone, you play as a blocky robot gladiator wielding a laser sword—but be careful, as any part of your body can be sliced up in battle.
Teamfight Tactics: Remix Rumble
Remix Rumble offers new characters and updates to the Portals and Augments in Riot Games’ 2019 autobattler game Teamfight Tactics. The new offering is now available for standard and premium Game Pass subscriber tiers, allowing players to recruit characters from the virtual Korean pop band K/DA as well as others like True Damage, Pentakill, and Heartsteel.
World War Z: Aftermath
World War Z: Aftermath is an expansion to the third-person cooperative zombie shooter game World War Z that was released on Steam in 2021. On December 5, standard and premium Game Pass subscribers will be able to play this zombie-slaying title on cloud, consoles, and PCs.
For those looking for more, Spirit of the North and SteamWorld Build will join Game Pass December 1. Rise of the Tomb Raider and While the Iron’s Hot will be added December 5. Totally Reliable Delivery Service will be available December 6 for all Game Pass subscribers, plus core.Goat Simulator 3 will be added December 7, and Tin Hearts will be on Game Pass December 12.
While plenty of new games are coming to Xbox Game Pass this month, the following titles will no longer be included come December 15:
- Chained Echoes
- Opus Magnum
- Potion Craft: Alchemist Simulator
- Rubber Bandits
Edited by Andrew Hayward
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