More games are coming to Xbox Game Pass in December. View the list of titles and the dates they are added below and view our Xbox Game Pass Instagram and Twitter accounts. Also view our mobile Xbox Game Pass app, so you can discover and download new games as soon as they become available.
Goose Game without title (ID @ Xbox Day One Launch)
A slapstick stealth sandbox where you are a goose that is released in an unsuspecting village. Make your way through the city, from people’s backyards to the main street to the village green, making jokes, stealing hats, honking a lot and generally ruining everyone’s day.
Life is Strange 2 Ep. 5
Sean and Daniel have reached the end of the road. The border is close. A final, bold challenge of challenges is everything that stands between them and their goal. Can Sean, caught between responsibility and freedom, find a way out of an impossible situation? Every decision Sean has made, every lesson that Daniel has learned, every friend and foe they have met along the way: they have all led to this.
pillars of eternity (ID @ Xbox)
Adapted for console, this indispensable RPG brings Pillars’ fantastic world, tactical battles and unforgettable story for fans on a whole new platform. Pillars of Eternity: Complete Edition contains all previously released additional content of the PC version, including all DLC and extensions in one package.
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
A story-driven, open-generation role-play of the next generation in a visually stunning fantasy universe full of meaningful choices and impactful consequences. You are a professional monster hunter, Geralt van Rivia, with the task of finding a prophetic child in a vast world rich in trading towns, pirate islands, dangerous mountain passes and forgotten caves to explore.
In case you missed it
If you missed it, it is already live and you can play it now:
Ticket to drive (ID @ Xbox Day One Launch)
In this strategy game for all ages, try different tactics, block the lines of your competitors and take over routes before others do. With so many different strategies to try, every new game is a unique experience. Travel the world from Europe to India, pass China and face new challenges by purchasing additional tickets with their own special rules (available in expansion packs).
You can also install in advance Gears Tactics today on a Windows 10 PC, so it is automatically downloaded when the game is released in April! And you can also pre-install Ori and the Will of the Wisps and Bleeding Edge, both with Xbox Game Pass for console and PC on the same data as their global releases in March:
- Ori and the will of the wisps: Embark on a whole new adventure in a huge, exotic world where you encounter towering enemies and challenging puzzles on your quest to unravel the fate of Ori.
- Bloody edge: Grab your team and take it apart in Bleeding Edge, an exciting online fighter where every fighter is mechanically improved for chaos.
Benefits for members and game updates:
Gears 5: Operation 2 Free-For-All released on December 11
View the return of a favorite of all fans! Fight against 13 other players, no fight may be the first to 30 kills. In addition to Free for All, Operation 2 adds four new characters, three game types, five maps, a new Versus season and a brand new Tour of Duty full of rewarding content. Plus, save 10% on the Operation Free-For-All bundle, which fully equips you with heroes Lizzie and Baird, villains Jermad and the Locust Drone, and more!
Forza Horizon 4: Eliminator update released on December 12
The Eliminator invites up to 72 players to play in an arena in the open world of Great Britain. Eliminating each other in direct races to earn upgrades and a chance to pick up faster cars. Arena walls shrink throughout the game, forcing players closer together until a final race with white knuckles between the survivors determines the winner.
Rocket League: Frosty Fest Event playable from December 16 – January 6
Get ready to cover the halls and your favorite vehicles with the coolest customization items celebrating this happy season! Frosty Fest 2019 starts mid-December and starts the new year.
ARK: Winter Wonderland 4 available from December 17 to January 7
Winter Wonderland is coming back with brand new skins, items and more! Our holiday helper, Raptor Claus, will wander around to give gifts to survivors with GachaClaus who are happy to trade treats for gifts. In addition to Christmas decorations and items from the past, we are delighted to introduce a new event item for all ARK collectors.
Overcooked! 2 Free holiday event starts on December 17
Receive new festive recipes, two new chefs: reindeer (new for Overcooked! 2) and current head, five new levels, including DLC Festively Dressed, 1 x Campfire Cook Off, 2 x Night of the Hangry Horde and 2 x Carnival of Chaos. Moreover, the horde mode contains new festive enemies!
Xbox Game Pass missions
The best part of Xbox Game Pass Quests is that you would still play the games, so why not get extra points for it? Game Pass Quests from December 2 to January 6 include:
- Greatest games of 2019 – 200 points
- Earn a feat from our collection Greatest Games of the Year. View suitable games here.
- Anger 2 – 200 points
- Complete 2 achievements in Rage 2.
- Subnautics – 200 points
- Complete 2 achievements in Subnautica.
- ID @ Xbox – 200 points
- Earn 3 achievements in every game in our ID @ Xbox game collection. View suitable games here.
- Play something new – 100 points
- Earn 1 achievement in one of these new games that have been released. View suitable games here.
We’re always sad to see games going, so make sure your playing time starts before they leave. Or pick them up today with your Xbox Game Pass member discount of 20% off, so you can keep playing after they leave!
- Tecmo Bowl Throwback
It’s too good not to mention it anymore, if you haven’t tried Xbox Game Pass Ultimate yet, you can now get your first 3 months membership for just $ 1. That’s the entire library of games to play, a mobile app which allows you to install remotely anywhere on your console or PC, and a lot of bonus benefits such as 1 month EA Access, 3 months Discord: Nitro and 6 months Spotify Premium (conditions apply).