What’s coming to Xbox Game Pass in May 2023 - Redfall, Ravenlok and more
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Xbox has released the list of games users can expect to see on Game Pass in May. The ‘coming soon’ announcement features games coming to the paid subscription service for the first half of this month, including the highly anticipated vampire game Redfall.
The basic version of Game Pass for both Xbox and PC users costs £7.99 a month gives users access to hundreds of games, as well as having Xbox Game Studios games titles the same day as release and member discounts and deals.
The Xbox Game Pass is constantly seeing new games uploaded to the system for players to download and enjoy. Here’s everything Xbox has revealed is coming to Game Pass in May - and games that are due to leave the service.
What’s coming to Xbox Game Pass in May
Available on May 18 (Console and PC)
Players will be immersed into a fictitious eastern world that has been infested by demon monsters. Playing as a skilled exorcist, you will fight your way through the world and experience the unforeseen beings that inhabit it.
Available on May 18 (Console)
Ghostlore is an Action-RPG where players will fight monsters from Southeast-Asian folklore. The game has taken inspiration from classic games such as Diablo 2 and Titan Quest and with procedurally generated maps, has an authentic 90s aesthetic.
Planet of Lana
Available May 23 (Console and PC)
Planet of Lana is a puzzle adventure game that follows the journey of Lana and Mui as they go on an adventure of discovery across their home world.
Available May 25 (Console)
Cassette Beasts is an open-world RPG that sees the players collect monsters during turn-based battles with a retro vibe.
Available May 25 (Cloud and Console)
This tactical strategy game transports the player into the role of the Immortal Ruler of the nation. Players will command heroes and strengthen bloodlines in a battle that has been ongoing for 300 years.
Railway Empire 2
Available May 25 (Cloud, Console and PC)
Railway Empire 2 will be available on day one with Xbox Game Pass. Grow your railway company into the largest on the continent by outsmarting competitors. Connect cities and companies with an expanding network of rail lines.
Chicory: A Colorful Tale
Available on May 30 (Console and PC)
This top-down adventure game has players exploring a colouring book world where you can draw on anything. In Chicory: A Colorful Tale use your painting powers to explore new lands and solve puzzles.
What’s already been added to Xbox Game Pass in May
Available on May 2 (Xbox Series X|S, PC and Cloud)
Redfall is available on day one with Game Pass. Journey to the Island of Redfall, Massachusetts which is under siege from an army of vampires that have cut off the town from the outside world. This first-person shooter game follows four heroes as they attempt to claim the island back from eternal darkness.
Available on May 4 (Cloud, Console and PC)
Ravenlok is available day one with Game Pass. This action-fairytale adventure has the player enter a world of wonder and danger. Travel through a mystical mirror into a land of terrifying monsters. Use your sword and spells to fight your way through the handcrafted environments.
Weird West: Definitive Edition
Available May 8 (Xbox Series X|S)
This new RPG is a game of survival and mystery in the Weird West. From the co-creators of Dishonored and Prey, discover a dark fantasy reimagining of the Wild West where you’ll find more than gunslingers.
Available May 9 (PC)
Shadowrun Trilogy is already available for cloud and console users but will finally make its way to PC. The trilogy consists of 3 cult tactical RPG games that take place in a dystopian future. Magic has re-awakened and is bringing creatures of high fantasy back to life.
Fuga: Melodies of Steel 2
Available May 11 (Cloud, Console and PC)
Fuga: Melodies of Steel 2 will be available on day one with Game Pass. This turn-based RPG makes its return with a ramped up battle system as well as a brand-new event system. The new game will need more strategy from players with more thrilling choices to affect the user’s experience.
Available May 16 (Console and PC)
Fifa 23 is the latest instalment of the popular football simulator game. The game is available across both Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S but players are able to experience the HyperMotion2 Technology on the latest gen consoles which deliver even more realism. The 30th instalment of the series has also seen the addition of women’s club teams and more.
What is leaving Xbox Game Pass on May 31?
The following games are leaving the Xbox Game Pass on May 31. With a subscription to Game Pass, members can save up to 20% on the games if players want to keep them in their library.
- Europa Universalis (PC)
- Evil Genius 2: World Domination (Cloud, Console, and PC)
- FIFA 21 (Console and PC) EA Play
- Floppy Knights (Cloud, Console, and PC)
- Lawn Mowing Simulator (Cloud, Console, and PC)