Microsoft keeps enhancing the Xbox Game Pass lineup, with a whopping 16 games announced at X018 and recently running a 1-month for $1 and 50% off for a 6-month renewal for existing members. With all that, you just knew that December wouldn't get left out, as Major nelson announced on his blog this morning that there will be three new games added in the coming weeks. The Gardens Between will drop today (11/29), with Mutant Year Zero (12/4) and Strange Brigade (12/6) coming next week. Take a look below at the game descriptions from Major Nelson while you are awaiting for them to become available.
The Gardens Between (November 29)
Follow two best friends Arina and Frendt who fall into a surreal world full of dreamlike garden islands. Together they’ll embark on a nostalgic journey through a world built around objects from their childhood, lighting constellations and illuminating threads from a time when friendship was the most important thing in the world. Manipulate time to solve puzzles and traverse each precious memory to reach the summit of each island in this single-player puzzle adventure.
Mutant Year Zero (December 4)
A tactical adventure game with turn-based combat and real-time exploration of a post-apocalyptic world, Mutant Year Zero: Road to Eden puts you in command of a unique squad of mutant soldiers as you scavenge through the remains of civilization to survive. From the creators of Hitman and PayDay, experience a mix of story, exploration, stealth, and strategy in the brutal environment of a decimated planet Earth as your band of heroes embark on a quest to discover the legend of Eden.
Join an elite agency of extraordinary adventurers and investigate the darkest corners of Egypt, where mythological menaces manifest! Strange Brigade offers a rip-roaring, 1930s-style campaign full of peril, intrigue, and good old derring-do for one to four players as you tackle an army of mummified monsters! Solve mind-bending puzzles, defy dastardly traps, unearth incredible treasure in a mysterious, ancient landscape and use the most marvelous firearms known to man in thrilling third-person combat to defeat the witch queen Seteki and send her petrifying minions back to the afterlife.