Xbox Game Pass February update: Crackdown 3, Tomb Raider headline

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As with any title in the program, you can play the full base version of these games once they are released.

After a fantastic January with multiple updates, the Xbox Game Pass February update sees seven games joining the service, including Crackdown 3, two Tomb Raider titles, and more. Without further ado, the games coming to Xbox Game Pass in February include:

  • Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition (January 31)
  • Pumped BMX Pro (February 7)
  • Shadow of the Tomb Raider (February 7) – Xbox One X Enhanced
  • The Walking Dead: The Complete First Season (February 7)
  • de Blob (February 14)
  • Crackdown 3 (February 15) – Xbox Play Anywhere/Xbox One X Enhanced
  • Batman: Return to Arkham (February 21) – Xbox One X Enhanced

With Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition being added on January 31 and Shadow of the Tomb Raider coming on February 7th, you can now play the entire trilogy as part of the Game Pass. As with any title in the program, you can play the full base version of these games once they are released. As well, you can save on purchasing the full game and/or any applicable DLC for Xbox Game Pass games.

Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition

The cinematic action-adventure that forced Lara Croft to grow from an inexperienced young woman into a hardened survivor has been re-built for next-gen consoles, featuring an obsessively detailed Lara and a stunningly lifelike world. Lara must endure high-octane combat, customize her weapons and gear, and overcome gruelling environments to survive her first adventure and uncover the island’s deadly secret. The Definitive Edition of the critically-acclaimed action-adventure includes bonus content and combines all of the downloadable content from the Xbox 360 version.

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Pumped BMX Pro

Pumped BMX Pro puts you back on the seat for another high adrenaline, fast-paced trickathon where chaining massive combos could put you at the number one spot on the global leaderboards.

Pump your way through 60 levels of ever increasing difficulty, making sure you’re racking up those platinum medals by completing Trick Challenges along the way. Choose from 15 riders with predesigned bikes, or get creative and design your own in the easy to use bike designer.

Pumped BMX Pro features:

  • 15 characters, each with their own spectacular bike!
  • 40+ radical tricks, from outrageous spins to insane grinds!
  • Over 200 challenges, each harder than the last!
  • 60 beautifully designed levels, from high top mountains to swampy depths!
  • Ragdoll physics, just in case you miss the ramp!

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Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Xbox One X Enhanced

Experience Lara Croft’s defining moment as she becomes the Tomb Raider. In Shadow of the Tomb Raider, Lara must master a deadly jungle, overcome terrifying tombs, and explore a huge hidden city filled with secrets. As she races to save the world from a Maya apocalypse, Lara will ultimately be forged into the Tomb Raider she is destined to be.

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The Walking Dead: The Complete First Season

A five-part game series set in the same universe as Robert Kirkman’s award-winning series. Play as Lee Everett, a convicted criminal, who has been given a second chance at life in a world devastated by the undead. Experience events, meet people and visit locations that foreshadow the story of Deputy Sheriff Rick Grimes. A tailored game experience – actions, choices and decisions affect how your story plays out across the entire series.

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de Blob

de Blob is a 3D platformer where players maneuver their hero, de Blob. Equal parts amorphous blob of paint, struggling artist, revolutionary and juvenile delinquent, de Blob’s goal is to replace the drab, lifeless gray coloring that the I.N.K.T. Corporation has imposed on Chroma City and its inhabitants, the Raydians, with a range of vibrant life-giving colors, all the while avoiding and battling the gray-clad forces of the Inkies.

Key Features:

  • Flip, bounce and smash your way past the all-powerful I.N.K.T. Corporation
  • Join the Color Revolutionaries in the resistance against Comrade Black and his diabolical array of hot plates, electric shocks, and ink turrets
  • Free your friends from a black and white world by painting the city back to life
  • Multiplayer: Compete to control Chroma City in 4-player split screen in eight different multiplayer modes
  • Paint Chroma City in your own style using custom colors, patterns and soundtracks

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Crackdown 3

Xbox Play Anywhere/Xbox One X Enhanced

Time to step up your boom and stop crime as a super-powered Agent in Crackdown 3‘s open-world sandbox of mayhem and destruction. Explore the heights of New Providence, tear up the streets in iconic vehicles, and use your powerful abilities to stop a ruthless criminal empire. Play the campaign solo or with a friend in co-op mode or compete in the all-new “Wrecking Zone,” a multiplayer mode where destruction is your ultimate weapon. Online multiplayer requires Xbox Live Gold subscription (sold separately).

  • Level Up Your Agent: Level up your super-Agent skills to move as fast as lightning, jump over skyscrapers, hurl trucks at your enemies and protect the city from cold-blooded criminals.
  • Dangerous Open-World Playground: Play solo or with a friend in co-op mode to explore an expansive, vertical world to infiltrate crime lords and take down their syndicates.
  • Take a BOOM Out of Crime: Lure vindictive crime lords out of hiding by completing objectives, attacking criminal operations and taking out high-value captains.
  • All-New Multiplayer “Wrecking Zone:” Crackdown 3 includes the all-new “Wrecking Zone” – an explosive competition with unique modes where destruction is your ultimate weapon against friends and rivals.

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Batman: Return to Arkham

Xbox One X Enhanced

Return to Arkham and experience two of the most critically acclaimed titles of the last generation – Batman: Arkham Asylum and Batman: Arkham City, with fully remastered and updated visuals. Batman: Return to Arkham includes the comprehensive versions of both games and includes all previously released additional content.

Batman: Arkham Asylum exposes players to a dark and atmospheric adventure that takes them into the depths of Arkham Asylum –Gotham City’s high security psychiatric hospital for the criminally insane. Use Batman’s legendary gadgetry, strike from the shadows, and confront The Joker and Gotham City’s most notorious super villains.

Batman: Arkham City sends players soaring into Arkham City – a heavily fortified sprawling district in the heart of Gotham City. Batman: Arkham City introduces a brand-new story that draws together an all-star cast of classic characters and murderous villains from the Batman universe, as well as new and enhanced gameplay features.

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Of course, these are just the base games that are being offered up but if you like it enough you can score 20% off the base game and 10% off DLC while the game is part of the Xbox Game Pass.

What do you think of the games coming to the Xbox Game Pass in February? Are you looking forward to Crackdown 3 and the other titles? Let us know in the comments below or on Google+, Twitter, or Facebook.

 Source: Major Nelson
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