Coming Soon to Xbox Game Pass: Forza Horizon 5, Minecraft: Bedrock and Java Editions, and More

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We’re continuing the trend of bringing back-to-back hit games to Xbox Game Pass and I’m absolutely here for it. I try to contain my hype and not type in all caps but imagine me writing an ad this very loudly with pure excitement with each game coming soon.

If you haven’t tried Game Pass on a Windows PC, now is the best time to sign up and check it out. Starting November 2, new Xbox Game Pass for PC members can get 3 months for just $1. It means you can play Age of Empires IV, Minecraft (Bedrock and Java editions start tomorrow), Forza Horizon 5and Infinite Halo when they launch, and more on your PC during the holiday season to just $1.

Let’s go!


Minecraft: Java and Bedrock Editions (PC) – November 2
Prepare your computer because Minecraft is coming to Game Pass for PC! Player Minecraft: Java Edition and Minecraft: Bedrock Edition on Windows 10 and 11 as part of your Xbox Game Pass for PC or Ultimate subscription. It also means you can easily play with any current Minecraft version, including consoles and mobile! Just launch the same edition as the Minecrafter you want to play with. No need to pick and choose – experience Minecraft on PC in a single launcher with Game Pass.

Unpacking (Cloud, Console and PC) ID@Xbox – November 2
Available from day one with Xbox Game Pass: Moving day has arrived! Unwind like never before in this zen puzzle game where you discover a character through a variety of moves. Unpacking weaves a story through the everyday and sentimental objects you’ll encounter as you decorate and organize each new space throughout the game.

It takes two (Cloud, Console, PC) EA Play – November 4
Go on a co-op adventure with EA Play as It takes two joins Xbox Game Pass for PC and Ultimate via The Play List. Experience a metaphorical fusion of gameplay and storytelling in a light-hearted story of struggling to get along. And you can invite a friend to join the adventure with the Friend’s Pass!

You need two keys

kill him with fire (Cloud, Console and PC) ID@Xbox – November 4
kill him with fire is a first-person action game about hunting spiders and causing collateral damage. Assemble your arsenal of increasingly outsized weapons, track spiders through the suburbs and burn everything in your path!

Soccer Coach 2022 (PC) – November 9
Available from day one with Xbox Game Pass: The closest thing to being a real football manager. Soccer Coach 2022 brings progressive new ways to find your winning edge, instill your football style and win it on the pitch with your football club. Experience complete football authenticity and unparalleled simulation gameplay.

Soccer Manager 2022 Key Art

Football Manager 2022: Xbox Edition (Cloud, Console, and PC) – November 9
Available from day one with Xbox Game Pass: Sail to the top of the soccer world as the boss of the world’s greatest soccer teams in a customized version of soccer manager which has been adapted for console play on the biggest stage. Build your dream team and completely customize the club while developing your career to become a great manager. Plus, Ultimate members can play Cloud Gaming with Xbox touch controls from day one, no controller needed!

Forza Horizon 5 (Cloud, Console, and PC) – November 9
Available from day one with Xbox Game Pass: Your Ultimate Horizon adventure awaits! Explore the dynamic and ever-changing open-world landscapes of Mexico with fun, limitless driving action in hundreds of the world’s greatest cars. Lead breathtaking expeditions through a world of stark contrast and beauty while immersing yourself in a deep countryside with hundreds of challenges that reward you for engaging in the activities you love.

Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas – The Definitive Edition (Console) – November 11
Experience the hit classic, updated for a new generation – now with improvements across the board, including Grand Theft Auto V-style controls and targeting, shiny new lighting and environmental upgrades, high resolution textures, increased draw distances, and much more.

A stone’s throw from Eden (Console and PC) ID@Xbox – November 11
A stone’s throw from Eden combines deck building and real-time action with rogue-like elements, giving you the chance to carve your way to mercy or destruction. Fight alone or with a friend in co-op as you cast powerful spells on the fly, battle evolving enemies, and collect game-changing artifacts. Can you get to Eden?

In case you missed it

Spine (Cloud) ID@Xbox – Available Now
Raccoon Detective Howard Lotor is no hero. He can barely make rent. And yet he has stumbled upon something so massive that it will shake the very fabric of society. Stunning visuals, an evocative soundtrack, and a bold narrative bring a dystopian Vancouver, British Columbia, inhabited by animals to life in this highly anticipated post-noir adventure. Go ahead, detective.

Moonglow Bay (Cloud, Console, and PC) – Available Now
Moonglow Bay is a fishing RPG combining a playful voxel style with a sumptuous soundtrack. You are cast as a rookie fisherman struggling to fulfill your partner’s dying wish. Along the way, you’ll make friends, hone your fishing skills, and rebuild the trust of a fractured community, debunking its disturbing myths.

Project Winger (Cloud and Console) – Available Now
In an immersive flight experience, you will fight, strike and fly to conquer the skies. Sit in the cockpit of more than 20 unique planes and become a true ace of the game. Project Winger.

DLC / Game Updates

Eternal Fate: Horde Mode and Update 6.66 – Available Now
Free for all players! Experience the all-new Horde mode, take part in the enhanced Battlemode 2.0 multiplayer, put your skills to the test with two all-new Master Levels, earn new skins for the Doom Slayer and Demons, and more.

Forza Horizon 5 Premium Expansion Pack – Pre-Order Now
Get early access and all extra content included with the Premium Edition for one low price! the Forza Horizon 5 Premium add-on pack lets you play four days earlier from November 5, 2021. It also includes the Welcome Pack, Car Pass, VIP Membership and two game expansions when available. Plus, Xbox Game Pass members save up to 10%!

Battlefield 2042 Early Access Trial with EA Play – November 12
Game Pass for PC and Ultimate members can dive into the impending all-out war of Battlefield 2042 first on November 12 with EA Play. Fight in military battles of unprecedented scale for a full 10 hours, days before release. Plus, save 10% on pre-orders with your member discount and unlock exclusive rewards.

Play, share and chat in Xbox Game Club
Xbox Game Club offers a Game Pass game each week for members to play, share and chat. It’s like a book club… but for games! Play and connect with others through a shared love of gaming in the official Discord club at

Xbox Game Pass Ultimate Benefits

Claim the benefits below through the Benefits Gallery on your Xbox console, the Xbox app for Windows PC, or the Xbox Game Pass mobile app.

Discord Nitro: 3 months of free Nitro – Available now
Enhance your Discord experience with Nitro perks like HD video, profile banners, and more. Valid for new Nitro users with a Discord account.

black desert: Special gift pack – Available now
A new season server is now live! Get your special gift pack for fast progress on the season server! It’s the perfect time to embark on the epic adventure you’ve always imagined!

Apex Legends: Dr. Hakim’s Weapon CharmNovember 2
Show the competition what you’re capable of with your new Dr. Hakim Weapon Lucky Charm, brought to you by EA Play! Equip it with your favorite weapon and fight for glory, fame and fortune in style.

Quick callback: We’ve extended availability to claim your Disney+ 30-day trial* until January 31, 2022. So if you haven’t already, go claim your benefit to enjoy an unprecedented collection of movies and series the world’s most popular TV shows from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars and National Geographic this holiday season. Enjoy!

*Valid only for new Disney+ subscribers. 18+ only. After the trial, Disney+ automatically renews at the then-current monthly price until you cancel. Subject to Disney+ Subscription Agreement Limited time offer. One per account. Available in AR, BR, CL, CO, MX, AU, AT, BE, CA, DK, FI, DE, IE, IT, NL, NZ, NO, PT, ES, SE, SG, CH, GB, US. Claim before 01/31/2022. To be used before 02/03/2022.

Leaving November 15

There’s a lot to look forward to, but now is the time to show off these games before they’re gone. Don’t forget to use your Game Pass subscription discount to save up to 20% on these games before they leave the library.

  • Final Fantasy VIII HD (Console and PC)
  • Planet Coaster (Cloud and Console)
  • Star Renegades (Cloud, Console and PC)
  • Streets of Snape (Cloud, Console and PC)
  • The gardens between (Cloud, Console and PC)
  • River town girls (Cloud, Console and PC)

Well, now I have to figure out what my schedule looks like over the next two weeks to play all these games. While you plan your game schedule, be sure to follow us on @XboxGamePassPC and @XboxGamePass to be notified when these games are available. Additionally, our Xbox Game Pass mobile app gives you quick access to the install button while you’re away. See you next time!

*Introductory offer reserved for new subscribers. After the promotional period, the subscription continues at the regular monthly price, unless cancelled. Not available in Turkey, India and Russia.

Fulfill your partner’s last wish and start rebuilding Moonglow Bay
Xbox and Xolo Maridueña celebrate Día de Muertos with Forza Horizon 5
Next week on Xbox: November 1-5

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