Xbox Game Pass February Update: 8 games added including Fable Anniversary

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The additions bring the current list of games playable through the monthly subscription service to well over 100 games.

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Heading into the second month of 2018 and Xbox has already announced the games that will be added to the Xbox Game Pass in February. A total of eight games are being added, seven for the Xbox One and one backward compatible Xbox 360 game. The additions bring the current list of games playable through the monthly subscription service to well over 100 games.

The games coming to Xbox Game Pass in February include:

  • NBA 2K17
  • WWE 2K17
  • Halo Wars 2
  • Darksiders II DE
  • Fable Anniversary
  • RiME
  • Riptide Renegade GP
  • Letter Quest: Grimm’s Journey

As with any title in the program, you can play the full version of these games starting February 1st, as well as save on purchasing the game and/or any applicable DLC.

Xbox One

NBA 2K17

Following the record-breaking launch of NBA 2K16, the NBA 2K franchise continues to stake its claim as the most authentic sports video game with NBA 2K17. As the franchise that “all sports video games should aspire to be” (GamesRadar), NBA 2K17 will take the game to new heights and continue to blur the lines between video game and reality.

HDR enhanced for richer, more luminous colors. HDR functionality available on Xbox One S with supported games and TVs.

WWE 2K17

Welcome to Suplex City, courtesy of cover Superstar Brock Lesnar! WWE 2K17 arrives as the reigning and defending flagship WWE video game franchise champion! With the most authentic WWE gameplay ever, thousands of new moves, upgraded Creation Suite, all-new backstage brawling and the largest roster ever assembled for a WWE video game, it’s no wonder IGN said “2K17 delivers the goods.”

Halo Wars 2

It’s the Halo experience you’ve dreamed of – controlling entire armies of Marines, Warthogs, Scorpion tanks, and Spartans on the battlefield from the Commander’s point of view. Halo Wars 2 is a real-time strategy game playable in native 4K Ultra HD graphics with HDR on the Xbox One X and Windows 10. Halo Wars 2 also supports Xbox Play Anywhere: Buy once, play on both Xbox and Windows 10.

Darksiders II DE

Become the terrifying force which everything fears but nothing can escape. Awakened by the End of Days, Death, the most feared of the legendary Four Horsemen embarks on a quest to redeem his brother’s name. Along the way, the Horseman discovers that an ancient grudge may threaten all of Creation. Death lives!

“Deathinitive Edition” Features:

  • Darksiders 2 with all DLC included and integrated into the game which offers a total playtime of more than 30 hours
  • Reworked and tuned game balancing and loot distribution
  • Improved Graphic Render Engine for higher visual quality especially in terms of lighting and shadows
  • Improved and reworked level, character and environment graphics<
  • Running in native 1080p resolution

RiME

A land of discovery stretches out before you. Explore the beautiful yet rugged world of RiME, a single-player puzzle adventure. In RiME, you play as a young boy who has awakened on a mysterious island after a torrential storm. You see wild animals, long-forgotten ruins and a massive tower that beckons you to come closer. Armed with your wits and a will to overcome—and the guidance of a helpful fox—you must explore the enigmatic island, reach the tower’s peak, and unlock its closely guarded secrets.

Riptide GP: Renegade

Supports Xbox Play Anywhere: Yours to play on both Xbox One and Windows 10 PC at no additional cost!

Experience the future of illicit hydrojet racing, where armored riders kick out death-defying stunts over massive waterfalls, dodge cops through public waterways, and boost at breakneck speeds across surging waves.

You are a hydrojet rider, framed and cast out from the Riptide GP league, forced to race illegally through city waterways, flooded ruins, and churning factory machinery in an effort to reclaim your reputation and your title. Play through the single player career to unlock new vehicles, playable characters, and customization features as you take down bosses and build your crew.

Letter Quest: Grimm’s Journey

The grim reapers Grimm and Rose need your help to defeat a legion of monsters, ghosts, and evil bunnies using the power of words! Spell words to battle monsters and earn gems that can be used to purchase upgrades, books, special items, potions, and much more! Letter Quest is a turn-based RPG featuring high-res artwork, clever wordplay, and two great soundtracks. Use your linguistic skills to survive!

Xbox 360

Fable Anniversary

As the best-selling RPG on the original Xbox, Fable pioneered every player’s choice having a consequence. With Fable Anniversary, a spectacular HD remaster of the original Fable, players will be reminded of why the franchise is so special and unique. All new textures and 3D models, an entirely new lighting system, a slick new interface, achievements, and all of the content from “The Lost Chapters,” make Fable Anniversary the definitive Fable experience for faithful fans and new players alike!

While some games may be leaving the service, Xbox hasn’t made mention of any yet so here’s hoping whats currently there is staying just a bit longer as well.

What do you think of the games coming to the Xbox Game Pass in February? Let us know in the comments below or on Google+, Twitter, or Facebook.

  Source: Xbox Wire
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