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"Pokemon With Guns" Headlines The Second Wave Of Xbox Game Pass Arrivals In January 2024

Tackle some small-town horror, plan a heist, and go for pole position in the next batch of Game Pass releases.


The next batch of new Game Pass titles has been announced, and joining a few previously confirmed titles, fans can expect action, remakes, and fantasy this month. Available today is Those Who Remain, a first-person psychological-thriller where you'll explore the town of Dormont and the horrors lurking in the streets.

On January 18 you can add Turnip Boy Robs a Bank and F1 23 to your library. Not content with just committing tax evasion, Turnip Boy Robs a Bank sees the titular character team up with the Pickled Gang to plan and execute the heist of the century. F1 23 brings the speed and precision of ridiculously quick racing to your home, giving you the chance to earn championship gold in this recreation of the 2023 FIA Formula One World Championship.

On January 19, the Pokemon-like Palworld arrives and throws you into a world full of gun-toting monsters. There are over 100 "Pals" to discover and enslave in this day-one release, as you'll need a factory full of press-ganged critters to keep your armories well-stocked. Go Mecha Ball debuts on January 25, is a twin-stick shooter roguelike shooter, and January 30 closes out the month with the top-down arena-shooter Brotato.

Next month will see Persona 3 Reload, a remake of the classic Atlus game, arrive on February 2, and a few days later on February 6, Anuchard transports you to a fantasy kingdom where you'll embark on a quest to become The Bellwielder of the magical Audros Bell. The first wave of Game Pass releases are now available, and in case you missed the announcement, you can pick up some great games like Resident Evil 2, Assassin's Creed Valhalla, and more.

As for departures, only one game is leaving Game Pass this month. Sadly, it's one of the best games of 2023 departing from the service.

Game Pass January 2024 wave 2 additions

The second wave of Game Pass titles arriving in January 2024.
The second wave of Game Pass titles arriving in January 2024.

Available Today

  • Those Who Remain (Cloud, Console, and PC)

January 18

  • Turnip Boy Robs a Bank (Cloud, Console, and PC)
  • F1 23 (Console and PC via EA Play)

January 19

  • Palworld (Cloud, Console, PC)

January 25

  • Go Mecha Ball (Cloud, Console, and PC)

January 30

  • Brotato (Cloud, Console, and PC)

February 2

  • Persona 3 Reload (Cloud, Console, and PC)

February 6

  • Anuchard (Cloud, Console, and PC)
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