Published on January 6th, 2021 | by Alex Novus
Coming Soon to Xbox Game Pass: Injustice 2, PES 2021 Season Update, Torchlight III, and More
Today, Xbox announced several new titles coming to the Xbox Game Pass for Console and PC libraries beginning January 7, including:
· eFootball PES 2021 Season Update, January 7 (Console)
· Injustice 2, January 7 (Console and PC)
· The Little Acre, January 7 (Console)
Week of January 11:
· Neoverse, January 14 (PC)
· Torchlight III, January 14 (Console)
· What Remains of Edith Finch, January 14 (PC)
· YIIK: A Postmodern RPG, January 14 (PC)
Check out the official announcement below:
by Megan Spurr, Community Lead, Xbox Game Pass
Happy new year everyone! I hope you had an amazing holiday! We are back to bring you more games to discover. If you haven’t tried Xbox Game Pass Ultimate yet, you still have some time to grab your first three months for $1 until January 25. The new year is here and we’ve got some games to announce, so let’s get to it!
eFootball PES 2021 Season Update (Console) – January 7
Take the pitch with Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, the legendary Diego Maradona, and more in one of the most celebrated sports video game series, eFootball PES. Play with friends in online co-op, head-to-head matches, and take part in real-life soccer events with Matchday Mode. Now in its 25th year, there has never been a better time to experience the fun and fluid gameplay of PES and discover why it is considered a cornerstone for soccer video games.
Injustice 2 (Console, and PC) – January 7
Injustice 2 is the super-powered sequel to the hit fighting game Injustice: Gods Among Us that allows players to build and power up the ultimate version of their favorite DC characters. Injustice 2 continues the cinematic storyline as Batman and his allies work towards putting the pieces of society back together but struggle against those who would restore Superman’s Regime.
The Little Acre (Console) ID@Xbox – January 7
The Little Acre takes place in 1950s Ireland and follows the story of Aidan and his daughter Lily. After discovering clues to the whereabouts of his missing father, Aidan inadvertently finds himself transported to a strange new world. Featuring full voice acting and hand-drawn animation, The Little Acre is a memorable, lovingly crafted adventure game.
Neoverse (PC) ID@Xbox – January 14
Neoverse is a beautiful, fantastic game consisting of adventures with thrilling challenges. It is a strategic, action, rogue-lite, deck building game that will test the player’s skill. Start an adventure with unique heroes to save the world along various timelines.
Torchlight III (Console) ID@Xbox – January 14
In Torchlight III, Novastraia is again under threat of invasion and it’s up to you to defend against the Netherim and its allies. Gather your wits and brave the frontier to find fame, glory, and a new adventure!
What Remains of Edith Finch (PC) ID@Xbox – January 14
What Remains of Edith Finch is a collection of short stories about a family in Washington state. Follow Edith as she explores her family history through these stories and tries to figure out why she’s the last one in her family left alive.
YIIK: A Postmodern RPG (PC) ID@Xbox – January 14
This surreal JRPG-styled game set in 1999 has college graduate Alex witnessing a woman vanish from an elevator. He soon rounds up a band of misfits from the Internet to investigate her disappearance, employing vinyl LPs, cameras, and other oddities in battles that blend twitch-based minigames with turn-based combat, as they brave booby-trapped factories and puzzle-ridden caves in search of the truth.
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!
Spellbreak – Chapter 1 Pass (Claim by April 8)
Enhance your Chapter progression with reputation bonuses, rewards, gold, more quests, and exclusive cosmetics with this Chapter 1: The Spellstorm Pass!
World of Warships: Legends – Holiday Cruisers (Claim by April 1)
Get two versatile light cruisers in World of Warships: Legends just in time for the holidays in the new Xbox Game Pass Holiday Cruisers bundle.
World of Tanks – Legend of War Pack (Claim by March 31)
Help aide your fight to become the undisputed hero of war and download the Legend of War Pack This bundle features three Premium tanks from different nations, a full week of premium time, and loads of gold to use on consumables, ammo, and more.
Xbox Game Pass Quests
Continuing into the new year, we are doubling the points you can earn from Ultimate Quests for EA Play and Xbox Series X|S Optimized titles through January. Don’t worry, you can still earn the double points playing on an Xbox One console too!
Try this weekly Ultimate Quest now for double points:
- Dead by Daylight – 100 points: Be a Medical Expert 3 times
The following games will be exiting the Game Pass library soon, so don’t wait to jump in before they go! If you plan to keep playing, remember you can buy these games and use your Xbox Game Pass membership discount to save up to 20%.
Leaving January 15
- FTL: Faster Than Light (PC)
- My Friend Pedro (Console and PC)
- Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet (Console)
- Tekken 7 (Console)
I can’t believe we haven’t done an Xbox Game Pass announcement since last year (sorry I could not resist this joke). You know the drill, follow our Twitter and Instagram for a heads up when games are available in the library. See you next time!