Microsoft reveals bumper Xbox Game Pass November line-up
Pentiment, Return to Monkey Island and Vampire Survivors are all coming to Microsoft's subscription service this month
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🆕 November’s Xbox Game Pass line-up has been announced
📌 Gorgeous narrative adventure Pentiment leads the pack
🐒 But don't sleep on Monkey Island or Vampire Survivors
😋 Find the full list of incoming Xbox Game Pass titles below
Microsoft has revealed the next batch of releases coming to Xbox Game Pass, and it’s quite the collection.
Headlining November’s line-up is Pentiment, Obsidian’s upcoming historical murder mystery that will take you through the political strife and religious change of early modern Europe. The narrative adventure has already turned heads with its art style based on medieval illuminated manuscripts, as well as its stellar writing. The game will be hitting Game Pass on launch day and could secure a spot on our best Xbox Series X games list.
Joining it is Return to Monkey Island, the recently released third entry into the classic point-and-click adventure series. The game’s announcement was met largely with surprise, but with series creator Ron Gilbert overseeing the game’s development, this third entry received a lot of praise for capturing the hilarious swashbuckling spirit of the first two games. It’s well worth a play if you enjoy irreverent quips.
Vampires Survivors is also a noteworthy entry in this month’s Xbox Game Pass line-up. The chaotic Gothic shooter, in which you slay legions of relentless monsters in gloriously bombastic violence, blew up on Steam when it hit early access previously in the year. It plays like a twin-stick shooter that forgets the right stick, leaving you to navigate encroaching hordes of enemies while your ludicrous arsenal of weapons fires automatically. It’s since been fully released and will be coming to Xbox Game Pass on the day it hits consoles.
Also coming to Game Pass this month is Football Manager 2023, sci-fi adventure Somerville – which is from the same team that brought us Limbo and Inside – 2D adventure Ghost Song, beat-em-up sidescroller The Legend of Tianding, The Walking Dead: A New Frontier, and The Walking Dead: Michonne.
Here’s when you can play them all:
👊 The Legend of Tianding (Cloud, Console and PC) – available now
🧟♀️ The Walking Dead: A New Frontier: The Complete Season (PC) – available now
🧟♂️ The Walking Dead: Michonne: The Complete Season (PC) – available now
👻 Ghost Song (Cloud, Console and PC) – November 3
⚽ Football Manager 2023 (Cloud, Console and PC) – November 8
🐵 Return to Monkey Island (Cloud, Console and PC) – November 8
🧛♂️ Vampire Survivors (Console) – November 10
🖼 Pentiment (Cloud, Console and PC) – November 15
🌕 Somerville (Console and PC) – November 15
As usual, a few games will also be leaving the platform this month, including Football Manager 2022 on November 8. It’ll be followed by Art of Rally, Fae Tactics, Next Space Rebel, One Step from Eden, and Supraland on November 15.
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