January 2024 brings an exhilarating lineup of games to the PC Game Pass, featuring a mix of genre-defining classics and intriguing new titles. Xbox’s latest offerings range from a legendary horror remake to a vast Assassin’s Creed adventure, promising diverse and engaging experiences for gamers of all preferences.
The month starts strong with ‘Close to the Sun’ available from January 3rd. This game, reminiscent of BioShock, offers a blend of jump scares and explorations in Art Deco settings, setting a high bar for the rest of the month’s lineup.
Following this, ‘Hell Let Loose’ arrives on January 4th. This World War 2-themed multiplayer shooter is perfect for fans of military simulations and historical settings. It offers an intense and realistic battlefield experience, likely to challenge even the most seasoned gamers.
On January 9th, the vast world of ‘Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla’ makes its grand entry. Known as one of the most expansive and acclaimed titles in the Assassin’s Creed series, it offers a perfect mix of adventure and historical exploration, set in the age of Vikings. This addition is timely, aligning well with the recent release of the smaller spin-off, ‘Assassin’s Creed: Mirage’.
The month continues to impress with the return of ‘We Happy Few’, an imaginative adventure game ‘Figment’, the sports-focused ‘Super Mega Baseball 4’, and the psychological horror ‘Those Who Remain’. These games, each unique in their genre, ensure a variety of gaming experiences for subscribers.
Perhaps the most anticipated addition is the ‘Resident Evil 2’ remake, landing on the Game Pass on January 16th. Revered as one of the greatest horror games ever made, it offers a masterful blend of suspense, storytelling, and gameplay, making it a must-play for both series fans and newcomers.
As new titles make their way into the Game Pass, others prepare to depart. Notable exits include the cozy RPG ‘Garden Story’, ‘MotoGP 22’, and both ‘Persona 4 Golden’ and ‘Persona 3 Portable’, all leaving the service on January 15th. These changes highlight the dynamic nature of the Game Pass library, constantly evolving to provide fresh experiences.