Published on February 3rd, 2021 | by Alex Novus

Coming Soon to Xbox Game Pass: Final Fantasy XII, Project Winter, Jurassic World Evolution, and More

Overnight, Xbox announced several new titles coming to the Xbox Game Pass for Console and PC libraries beginning 4 February, including:

Week of 1 February: 

  • Ghost of a Tale, February 4 (PC)
  • Project Winter, February 4 (Console and PC)
  • The Falconeer, February 4 (Console and PC)

Week of 8 February:

  • Final Fantasy XII The Zodiac Age, February 11 (Console and PC)
  • Jurassic World Evolution, February 11 (Console)
  • Stealth Inc. 2: A Game of Clones, February 11 (Console)

Coming Soon to Xbox Game Pass: Final Fantasy XII, Project Winter, Jurassic World Evolution, and More

by Megan Spurr, Community Lead, Xbox Game Pass

Welcome back to your bi-monthly instalment of, “What Am I Going to Play Next with Xbox Game Pass?” featuring games about friends, games you can play with your friends, games about deceiving your friends, and more. Let’s get to it!

Coming Soon

Ghost of a Tale (PC) ID@Xbox – February 4
Ghost of a Tale is an action RPG game in which you play as Tilo, a mouse and minstrel thrown into a perilous adventure. Set in a medieval world populated only by animals, the game puts an emphasis on immersion and exploration. It features stealth elements, disguises, conversations with allies and enemies, and quests.

Project Winter (Android, Console and PC) ID@Xbox – February 4
The perfect game to back-stab your friends. Project Winter is an 8-person multiplayer game focusing on social deception and survival. Communication and teamwork are essential to the survivors’ goal of escape. Gather resources, repair structures, and brave the wilderness together.

The Falconeer (Android, Console and PC) – February 4
Become the Falconeer and soar through the skies aboard a devastatingly powerful warbird in this open-world air combat game. Uncover secrets lost to the sea as you join or oppose different factions and clans scattered throughout the mysterious world of The Great Ursee.

Final Fantasy XII The Zodiac Age (Console and PC) – February 11
We’re excited to continue bringing Final Fantasy games to Xbox Game Pass in 2021 and beyond! This remaster is based on the smash hit 12th instalment of the Final Fantasy series. With graphical and audio upgrades, the core game design has been tweaked to produce an evolution of the original Final Fantasy XII fitting for the current generation. Return to the World of Ivalice and enjoy a classic adventure reborn!

Jurassic World Evolution (Android and Console) – February 11
Place yourself at the heart of the Jurassic Park franchise and build your own Jurassic World. Bioengineer dinosaurs that think, feel, and react intelligently to the world around them and face threats posed by espionage, breakouts, and devastating tropical storms in an uncertain world where life always finds a way.

Stealth Inc. 2: A Game of Clones (Android and Console) ID@Xbox – February 11
In Stealth Inc 2, you play the role of a clone escaping a sinister and high-tech testing facility, testing both your brain and your reflexes over 60 varied levels linked together in a sprawling overworld. Death is never more than a few moments away, but one of the few advantages of being a clone is that death isn’t all that permanent.

Wolfenstein: Youngblood (Android) – February 11
Set 19 years after the events of Wolfenstein II, BJ Blazkowicz’s twin daughters, Jess and Soph Blazkowicz — after years of training from their battle-hardened father — are forced into action. Team up with a friend to level up, explore, and complete missions to unlock abilities that compliment your playstyle.

In Case You Missed It

Prison Architect (PC) ID@Xbox – Available now
Design and develop your personalised penitentiary in Prison Architect. You will see the impact of your grand design on the lives of your inmates; be it a utopic centre for rehabilitation, a Super Max Prison or anything in between.

DLC / Game Updates

The Elder Scrolls Online: Blackwood – Pre-order now
Xbox Game Pass members can pre-order and save 10% on the upcoming Chapter of The Elder Scrolls Online. A deal made with the Prince of Destruction comes due in The Elder Scrolls Online: Blackwood, part of the Gates of Oblivion adventure coming to Xbox consoles on June 8.

The Falconeer: The Hunter DLC – February 4
Xbox Game Pass members can save 10% on the upcoming DLC for The Falconeer on February 4! Take to the skies aboard a feathered serpent and unleash fiery vengeance from above with The Hunter content pack. Includes a new ‘Mongres Hunter’ player Class, with a flyable Ormir dragon, an exclusive set of pyro pot guided rockets and additional outfits for your player avatar.

Sea of Thieves: Season One Update – Available now
Sea of Thieves enters a new era with the arrival of Seasons! Learn all about earning Renown in the Seasonal progression system, the rewards you can earn, the Plunder Pass and much more.

Xbox Game Pass Ultimate Perks

Claim your Perks by going to the Perks gallery on your Xbox Series X|S or Xbox One consoles, Xbox App on Windows 10 PC, or the Xbox Game Pass mobile app on iOS and Android! (Number and content of Perks vary by region. Check the Xbox Game Pass Perks site for the latest availability details.)

Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege – Doc Byte Set (Available February 4)
Get connected with Doc’s Byte Set. Contains his Optimization uniform, Complexity headgear and Convergence weapon skin for the MP5, as well as a 3-day Booster.

Dragon Ball Super – Season 1
Join Goku in his battle against Beerus, the God of Destruction! Grab the first season free!

One Piece – Season 101
Join Monkey D. Luffy on his quest to become Pirate King! Grab the first season of the legendary series!

Smite – Season 8 Starter Pass
Smite Season 8 starts now! Get started on the Battleground with the Season 8 Starter Pass which includes Gods, skins, and more.

Phantasy Star Online 2 – February Monthly Bonus Pack (Available Feb 3)
Claim your Phantasy Star Online 2 February Monthly Bonus Pack, which includes Triboosts, Casino Coin Passes, and more!

Xbox Game Pass Quests

We have dozens of brand-new Quests for you to go hunt this month, and don’t forget to claim your Rewards points after you complete your quests!

Try these weekly Quests now:

  • Planet Coaster – 25 points: Surprise, delight, and thrill incredible crowds (Play the game)
  • theHunter: Call of the Wild – 50 points: Gain 100 in the Total Harvest Score

Leaving Soon

Don’t start planning your “What to Play Next” list without considering the games leaving soon! You still have some time to give these games some love before they leave the library. Remember you can use your Xbox Game Pass member discount to save up to 20% on titles available with Xbox Game Pass, and 10% on EA digital purchases with your EA Play membership, included in Xbox Game Pass Ultimate.

Leaving February 15

  • De Blob (Console)
  • Ninja Gaiden II (Console)
  • World of Horror (PC)

Leaving February 16

  • Shadows of the Damned (EA Play/Console)

We’re at the finish line, well done! You’ve got plenty of games, Perks and Quests to keep you busy until the next time we come back with more games to announce. Be sure to keep an eye on our Twitter and Instagram for updates when these games are available to play. Catch you next time!

About the Author'

While not travelling, reading, gaming, watching films AND writing reviews and articles, Alex loves exploring the shops of Melbourne searching for classic pop culture trinkets.

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