Xbox Announces 6 Games Coming to the Cloud via Game Pass Ultimate

The second half of October games have been announced by Xbox, and there are some big hitters. From racing to horror and chilled out climbing sims, there will be something for everyone. There is a noticeable lack of ABK games in this Game Pass line-up, but with the deal only finalizing on Friday 13th, it could take a while for them to percolate through. Phil Spencer has said to expect the games to start hitting Game Pass in 2024.

F1 Manager 23

F1 Manager 2023 

(Cloud, Console, and PC) – October 19

The intense world of Formula 1® comes alive for a new season in F1® Manager 2023. Twenty-three races, six F1® Sprint events, new cars, new circuits including the Las Vegas Strip Circuit, new drivers, new challenges… Your legacy begins here.

Dead Space 2023

Dead Space (2023)

(Cloud, PC, and Xbox Series X|S) EA Play – October 26

Just in time for Halloween: Game Pass Ultimate and EA Play members can confront the nightmare onboard the USG Ishimura and unravel its dark secrets in the sci-fi survival horror classic Dead Space.

Frog Detective: The Entire Mystery 

(Cloud and Console) – October 26
Available now on PC and coming to Game Pass on Xbox consoles! Play as The Detective in three silly mysteries! Finding clues and questioning suspects is just part of the job for such an experienced frog. Frog Detective: The Entire Mystery is a collection of all three Frog Detective cases.

Mineko’s Night Market 

(Cloud, Console, and PC) – October 26
Welcome to Mount Fugu, a cozy Japanese inspired village with a great mystery to unfold. Join Mineko in her new hometown, where she’ll make new friends, collect and craft whimsical items, revitalize the once thriving Night Market, and uncover the truth of the great sun cat, Nikko.

Minekos Night Market

Headbangers: Rhythm Royale 

(Cloud, Console, and PC) – October 31
Available on day one with Game Pass: Have you ever looked at a Pigeon and thought, “what is going on in your head?” Well, think no more! Headbangers puts you and 29 others into the eye of the Pigeon while you battle it out in rhythmic challenges to find out who is the ultimate Master Headbanger. Compete against each other in mind-bending musical minigames, screw over your competitors with powerups, and collect Crumbs to customize your very own Pigeon!



(Cloud, Console, and PC) – October 31
Available on day one with Game Pass: Embark on a climbing adventure in Jusant! Master your climbing tools as you ascend a mysterious, ever-changing tower. Enjoy an atmospheric soundtrack and breathtaking biomes, accompanied by the enigmatic Ballast. Your watery companion will guide you while awakening nature along your path to reveal the tower’s mysteries and reach the top.

Cities Skyline 2 is also releasing onto Game Pass for PC this month with the Console/cloud version coming in the 1st quarter of 2024. However, it should be available to play on GeForce NOW right away.

But as some games come, some must leave. Read which games are leaving the service soon



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