Xbox Game Pass January 2022 Lineup: Mass Effect Legendary Edition, Outer Wilds and More!

Microsoft is pumping out some serious firepower with their January 2022 lineup for Xbox Game Pass! With juggernauts like Mass Effect Legendary Edition and Embr coming in for both Xbox and PC, players who never paid heed to the subscription platform certainly are thinking about it now.

While most of these games are Indie titles, don’t let that fool you! Games like Goroga and Olija are both excellent titles with captivating storylines that have wowed the crowd on more than a few occasions.

Xbox Game Pass January 2022 Lineup Details

There will be a total of 8 new games joining the platform in January 2022. These are available for download right now and can also be played through the Cloud if that’s more your thing. Here’s the complete list of Games, DLCs, and Perks for this month.


  • Gorogoa
  • Olija
  • The Pedestrian
  • Embr
  • Mass Effect Legendary Edition
  • Outer Wilds
  • Spelunky 2
  • The Anacrusis (Preview)

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DLC Events

  • Minecraft New Year’s Celebration

Game Pass Perks

  • Apex Legends RIG Helmet Weapon Charm
  • Phantasy Star Online 2 New Genesis: Monthly Member Bonus

Games That Are Going Away

Sadly, not all games get to see the light of day for long. Here are a few games that aren’t going to be present in Game Pass from now on:

  • Desperados III (Cloud, Console, and PC)
  • Ghost of a Tale (PC)
  • Kingdom Hearts III (Console)
  • Mount & Blade: Warband (Cloud, Console, and PC)
  • Pandemic (Console and PC)
  • Yiik: A Postmodern RPG (PC)

Note: You’ll be able to save 20% on these games if you have a subscription already.

Are you happy about Game Pass’s offerings for this year or were you expecting more? Let us know in the comments down below!

Source: Xbox

Saad Muzaffar
Saad Muzaffar

Saad is a Computer Sciences enthusiast who has been playing games since his childhood. A huge fan of MOBAs like Dota 2, he's a tech geek with a love for gaming at heart!

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