Microsoft Celebrates Halloween with New Game Pass Titles

Posted on October 22, 2018 by Paul Thurrott in Games, Xbox One with 2 Comments

Microsoft revealed today that it is celebrating Halloween early by adding several new horror titles to Xbox Game Pass.

“We’re adding a bonus four games to your Xbox Game Pass catalog today,” Microsoft’s Will Tuttle writes in the Xbox Wire announcement post. “Getting this Halloween party startled will involve the apocalypse of Dead Island: Riptide DE, surviving the horror of Outlast, experiencing a digital plague in>observer_, and uncovering the horrific secrets in Hello Neighbor.

How fun. Here’s a bit more info about each of the newly-added games.

Dead Island: Riptide DE. Dead Island Riptide Definitive Edition continues the story of the survivors from Dead Island as they fight to survive the zombie apocalypse. Having escaped from the ruins of Banoi, fate has jumped in to drag them back into the mire.

Outlast. Outlast is a first-person survival horror game that takes you on a journey through a nightmare that you may never wake from. The rules of survival within the walls of the remote Mount Massive asylum are very simple: run, hide, or die.

Hello Neighbor. Featuring an advanced AI that learns from your every move, Hello Neighbor puts you in the shoes of a curious resident who endeavors to figure out what horrible secrets their neighbor is hiding in the basement. With sandbox-style gameplay with plenty of environmental interaction and physics and a constantly evolving experience where the Neighbor’s AI counters your moves (and learns from what you do), this stealth horror game is sure to keep you on your toes.

>observer. Taking place in a cyberpunk version of Poland in 2084 where robotics, augmentations, and screens litter the landscape, >observer puts players in the shoes of a detective who must invade his suspect’s minds to gather evidence, reliving their fears in order to discover the truth.

And as Microsoft notes, there’s also a Halloween collection available in Xbox Game Pass, which includes Sinner, Graveyard Keeper, Dead Island DE,Dead Rising 3, and more.

 

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