Xbox Game Pass Subscribers Have 5 More Day One Games to Look Forward To

A recent showcase reveals five more games that are coming to the Xbox Game Pass subscription service on the first day of their release.

Microsoft announces the new Xbox Game Pass in two week batches, but release date announcements and reveals by other companies sometimes give fans advanced notice of titles that are coming to the subscription service. A recent event saw five more games confirmed as day one Xbox Game Pass titles, and while specific release dates for the games aren’t available at the time of this writing, it’s still a lot more for subscribers to look forward to in the months ahead .


The recent Annapurna Interactive showcase featured some announcements for day one Xbox Game Pass games, letting fans know which titles from the indie publisher would be making their way to Microsoft’s service on day one. These games are confirmed to be coming either in 2022 or 2023, though none have very specific release window. All the games listed here will be available to play on Xbox Game Pass the same day that they are released for Xbox consoles.

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Two of the games are expected to arrive on Xbox Game Pass by the end of 2022 in the form of model and Solar Ash. PlayStation gamers have already had access to these games for quite some time, with model even a free PS Plus title at one point. For those who are unfamiliar with the titles, model is a first-person puzzle game, whereas Solar Ash is an action-adventure game with unique movement where players basically “skate” across the game world. Xbox Game Pass subscribers can look forward to playing both model and Solar Ash at some point before the end of 2022, barring any unforeseen delays or other issues.

New Xbox Game Pass Games Announced at Annapurna Interactive Showcase

  • Model – 2022
  • Solar Ash – 2022
  • Bounty Star – 2023
  • Flock – 2023
  • Thirsty Suitors – 2023

The 2023 Xbox Game Pass lineup from Annapurna Interactive consists of at least three games at the time of this writing. This includes Bounty Star, a third-person shooter that features mech combat, farming, and base-building. It’s combining a lot of different genres together, and it will be very interesting to see if it’s able to deliver on its ambitious ideas.

Joining Bounty Star as day one Game Pass games in 2023 are flock and Thirsty Suitors. flock is a cute co-op game where players fly around and collect creatures with their friends. Thirsty Suitorsmeanwhile, is a bizarre game with rhythm game mechanics, Tony Hawk-style skateboarding, and a lot more. Its turned plenty of heads since its initial reveal, and luckily Xbox Game Pass subscribers will be able to check it out the very day that it releases in 2023.

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