November has been an amazing month for PC gaming here at Xbox. We launched even more Xbox Game Studio games on day one with Game Pass for PC, an offer for those who haven’t tried Game Pass for PC yet to get their first 3 months for $1, and new Xbox app updates for Xbox Insiders to test on PC. Let’s do a quick recap of anything you might have missed.
Forza Horizon 5
Driving across the landscapes of Mexico has never looked better, thanks to Forza Horizon 5. Vibrant and ever-evolving open world landscapes await you with amazing driving action in hundreds of the world’s greatest cars. Lead breathtaking expeditions across a world of striking contrast and beauty while immersing yourself in a deep campaign with hundreds of challenges that reward you for engaging in the activities you love.
Halo Infinite Multiplayer Beta
At the end of the 20th anniversary celebration stream, we were thrilled to shadow drop the free-to-play Halo Infinite multiplayer beta weeks before the Halo Infinite Campaign. Enjoy all Season 1: Heroes of Reach has to offer, with content including limited time events, free rewards, Academy features, and a never-expiring Premium Battle Pass – plus all your progress will carry over into the full Halo Infinite launch on December 8! For complete details on the Halo Infinite Multiplayer Beta, head over to Halo Waypoint.
More Games Available Now with Game Pass for PC
Day one games, indie favorites, sports, driving and more – check out all the games we brought to Game Pass for PC this month!
- Deeeer Simulator – Day one with Game Pass for PC
- Dicey Dungeons
- Evil Genius 2
- Exo One – Day one with Game Pass for PC
- Fae Tactics
- Football Manager 22 – Day one with Game Pass for PC
- Football Manager 22 Xbox Edition – Day one with Game Pass for PC
- Forza Horizon 5 – Day one with Game Pass for PC
- Generation Zero
- It Takes Two
- Kill It With Fire
- Minecraft Bedrock and Java editions
- Mind Scanners
- Mortal Shell
- Next Space Rebel – Day one with Game Pass for PC
- One Step From Eden
- theHunter: Call of the Wild
- Undungeon – Day one with Game Pass for PC
- Unpacking – Day one with Game Pass for PC
New Xbox App Updates for Insiders
We’re always working on new updates and features to make Xbox a great place for gaming, and this month we have several great things for our Insiders to start testing. Starting with a conversation I had with Partner Director of Experiences Jason Beaumont on updates you can test right now as an Xbox Insider:
New features you can check out right now:
- Rolling out now, the Xbox app will help you predict how well a game will run on your PC. You can see the performance prediction for Game Pass games in the detail section for each game.
- Select what folder you want to default install select games to
- With access to your game folders, more games are now moddable
There is even more to try! If you’re not already an Xbox Insider, here is how you can join now:
- Launch the Xbox app and click on the Xbox Insider icon at the top to launch the Xbox Insider Hub.
- Go to Previews, then select Windows Gaming and Join.
My fellow keyboard warriors, there are lots of games to play, lots of settings to tweak, and mods to try out. Keep it tuned here to the Wire or @XboxGamePassPC on Twitter for more PC gaming updates. Talk to you soon!