Microsoft Highlights First Xbox Game Pass Titles for November

Posted on November 1, 2021 by Paul Thurrott in PC gaming, Project xCloud, Xbox, Xbox One, Xbox Series S, Xbox Series X with 4 Comments

November is going to be a huge month for Xbox Game Pass subscribers, with Forza Horizon 5, Minecraft, and more on the way.

“We’re continuing the trend of bringing back-to-back blockbuster games to Xbox Game Pass,” Microsoft’s Megan Spurr writes in the announcement post. “Starting November 2, new Xbox Game Pass for PC members can get 3 months for just $1. This means you can play Age of Empires IV, Minecraft (both Bedrock and Java editions starting tomorrow), Forza Horizon 5, and Halo Infinite when they launch, and more on your PC this holiday season for just $1.”

That deal can be found here.

And here’s what’s coming to Xbox Game Pass in the first half of November:

November 2

Minecraft: Java and Bedrock Editions (PC)

Get your computer ready because Minecraft is coming to Game Pass for PC! Play Minecraft: Java Edition and Minecraft: Bedrock Edition on Windows 10 and 11 as part of your Xbox Game Pass for PC or Ultimate membership. That also means you can conveniently cross-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 one launcher with Game Pass.

Unpacking (Cloud, Console, and PC) [email protected]

Available day one with Xbox Game Pass: Moving day is here! Unpack like never before in this zen puzzle game where you’ll learn about a character through a variety of moves. Unpacking weaves together a story through the everyday and sentimental belongings you’ll encounter as you decorate and organize each new space throughout the game.

November 4

It Takes Two (Cloud, Console, PC) EA Play

Go on a wild co-op adventure with EA Play as It Takes Two joins Xbox Game Pass for PC & Ultimate via The Play List. Discover a metaphorical merging of gameplay and narrative in a light-hearted story of the hardships in getting along. And you can invite a friend to join the adventure with Friend’s Pass!

Kill It with Fire (Cloud, Console, and PC) [email protected]

Kill It with Fire is a first-person action game about hunting spiders and causing collateral damage. Assemble your arsenal of increasingly excessive weapons, track spiders across suburbia, and burn everything in your path!

November 9

Football Manager 2022 (PC)

Available day one with Xbox Game Pass: The closest thing to being a real football manager. Football Manager 2022 brings new, progressive ways to find your winning edge, instill your footballing style and earn it on the pitch with your football club. Experience complete football authenticity and unrivalled simulation gaming.

Football Manager 2022: Xbox Edition (Cloud, Console, and PC)

Available day one with Xbox Game Pass: Navigate your way to the top of the footballing world as the boss of the world’s greatest football teams in a tailored version of Football Manager that’s been adapted for console play on the biggest stage. Build your dream squad and make the club completely your own as you develop your career to become a managerial great. Plus, Ultimate members can play with Cloud Gaming featuring Xbox touch controls on day one, no controller needed!

Forza Horizon 5 (Cloud, Console, and PC)

Available day one with Xbox Game Pass: Your Ultimate Horizon Adventure awaits! Explore the vibrant and ever-evolving open world landscapes of Mexico with limitless, fun 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.

November 11

Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas – The Definitive Edition (Console)

Experience the blockbuster classic, updated for a new generation – now with across-the-board enhancements including Grand Theft Auto V-style controls and targeting, brilliant new lighting and environmental upgrades, high-resolution textures, increased draw distances, and much more.

One Step from Eden (Console and PC) [email protected]

One Step from Eden combines deck-building and real-time action with rogue-like elements, giving you the chance to carve a path of 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 make it to Eden?

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4 responses to “Microsoft Highlights First Xbox Game Pass Titles for November”

  1. MoopMeep

    "Grand theft auto" will probably be the most noticed but I highly recommend "It Takes Two".

    You need two people but it was really fun, it looked pretty good too. I played this with my young daughter and she loved it too.

    I wouldn't play "Grand theft auto" with my daughter around.... good game but not for kids.... but I think everyone know that :)


  2. IanYates82

    I liked "a way out" that was a mandatory co-op game on EA Play (and thus game pass)

    I assume It Takes Two is similar


    Youngest daughter and I had a great time with that game. We'll try this one too, although there's normally three of us wanting to play

  3. spacein_vader

    Shame its not vice City, loved both games but the setting and soundtrack for VC is better

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