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Games coming to PC Game Pass: May 2022

Another month, another round of new games on Game Pass. May brings decent diversity to PC Game Pass, with high-level sports games, action RPGs, hardcore anti-war narrative survival games, dungeon crawlers and more. Here are all the games coming to PC Game Pass in May, along with their descriptions written by Microsoft.

Image courtesy of 2K

NBA 2K22 (Cloud and Console) — Available Now

“NBA 2K22 puts the entire universe of basketball in your hands. Now play in real NBA and WNBA environments against authentic teams and players. Build your own dream team in MyTeam with today’s stars and legends of yesterday Live your own professional journey in MyCareer and experience your personal rise to the NBA Develop your management skills in MyGM and MyLeague Anyone, anywhere can play hoop in NBA 2K22.”

Courtesy of straka.studio

Loot River (Cloud, Console, and PC) – Available Day One, May 3

“Explore procedurally generated labyrinths in a dungeon-crawling action roguelike that combines tense real-time combat with spatial block movement – slide blocks from ancient ruins, fight beastly abominations, loot, explore , level up, strategize, cast powerful spells, die and wake up again.”

Courtesy of Leonard Menchiari and Flying Wild Hog/Devolver Digital

Trek to Yomi (Cloud, Console, and PC) – Available Day One, May 5

“Trek to Yomi is a cinematic action-adventure game that follows a gripping story of Hiroki as he falls against the forces of evil. Experience his heroic return to fulfill his unfulfilled promise to save the people he wanted to protect.”

Courtesy of Jump Over the Age/Fellow Traveler

Citizen Sleeper (Cloud, Console, and PC) — Available Day One, May 5

“Live the life of an escaped worker, stranded on an anarchic station on the edge of an interstellar society. Inspired by the flexibility and freedom of tabletop RPGs, explore the station, choose your friends, escape your past, and change your coming. “

Courtesy of Spike Chunsoft

Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair Anniversary Edition (Cloud, Console, and PC) – Available May 10

“On Jabberwock Island, you and your classmates were ready for fun in the sun until Monokuma returns! Trapped in a dangerous situation, you must survive through class trials. Your only hope lies in solving the mysteries of the island. Plus, Ultimate members can play with native touch controls with cloud gaming from day one, no controller needed!”

Courtesy of Natsume-Atari and Rabbit & Bear/505 Games

Eiyuden Chronicle: Rising (Cloud, Console, and PC) – Available Day One, May 10

“Strengthen your bonds with the launch of Eiyuden Chronicle: Rising on Xbox Game Pass. Discover the pre-war stories of various characters who will eventually become your companions in Eiyuden Chronicle: Hundred Heroes, the highest funded Kickstarter game of 2020 and coming to Game Pass on day one in 2023.”

Courtesy of 11 Bit Studios

This War of Mine: Final Cut (Cloud, Console, and PC) — Available May 10

“In This War of Mine: Final Cut, remastered for Xbox Series X|S, you play as a group of civilians trying to survive in a besieged city, struggling with lack of necessities and constant danger from snipers and enemies. It’s a war experience seen from a whole new angle.”

UPDATE May 17, 2022: Xbox has revealed several new titles coming to PC Game Pass in May. See below.


Generation Umurangi (Cloud, Console, and PC) — Available May 17

“Umurangi Generation is a first-person photography sandbox set in Tauranga’s future retro city, Aotearoa, during an impending crisis. As a courier for the Tauranga Express, you can travel around Tauranga taking photos and by documenting the world and its reality through the lens of your camera.”

Courtesy of SUNNY SIDE UP

Little witch in the woods [Game Preview] (Console and PC) — Available day one, May 17

“Little Witch in the Woods tells the story of Ellie, an apprentice witch. Explore the mystical forest, help the charming inhabitants and experience the daily life of a little witch.”

Photo via Frontier Developments plc.

Jurassic World Evolution 2 (Cloud, Console, and PC) — Available May 17

“Jurassic World Evolution 2 is the highly anticipated sequel to Frontier’s hugely successful Jurassic World Evolution, building on 2018’s groundbreaking and immersive management sim. It introduces an engaging new campaign and chaos theory modes, a range of new features, customization options and awesome new dinosaurs that include flying and sea reptiles.”

Courtesy of Sam Barlow

Her Story (PC) — Available May 17

“The game that reignited an entire genre, Her Story is the award-winning mystery game from Sam Barlow, writer/designer of Silent Hill: Shattered Memories and creator of Telling Lies. In this classic nonlinear crime fiction, a woman is interviewed seven times by police. Search the video database and explore hundreds of authentic clips to uncover her story.”

Courtesy of EA

Skate (Cloud, via EA Play) – Available May 17

Go back to where it all began in Skate, available today with cloud gaming via EA Play! Get chased by security guards, impress citizens, ride with pros, discover skate shops and create your own spots in this fully responsive city!”

Courtesy of Giants Software

Farming Simulator 22 (Cloud, Console, and PC) — Available May 19

“Farming Simulator 22 brings a host of new gameplay features and offers more content and freedom for players than ever before, including new tillage features like mulching or rock picking, an improved construction mode adding greenhouses and beehives, plus a new character creator to bring your own individual farmer to life.”

Courtesy of pumice

Vampire Survivors (PC) – Available May 19

Jump straight into the action, mow down thousands of nocturnal creatures and survive until dawn! The gothic horror world of Vampire Survivors will hurl hordes of relentless monsters at you: make the right choices or rely on your skills and your favorite weapons to turn the tide and quickly snowball against your enemies.”

Courtesy of Rose City Games

Floppy Knight (Cloud, Console, and PC) — Available Day One, May 24

“Floppy Knights is a fresh take on two familiar genres: tactics fused with card game strategy. Join Phoebe and Carlton, a brilliant young inventor and his robot-armed best friend, as they square off in battles turn-based. Build the perfect deck, execute seamless card combos, and lead your Floppy Knights to victory!”

Courtesy of Blackbird Entertainment/Focus Entertainment

Hardspace: Shipbreaker (PC) – Available day one, May 24

“Equipped with state-of-the-art salvage technology, carve and slice a variety of derelict spaceships at will in zero-g to salvage valuable materials. Be careful with your tools: you don’t want to set off an explosive chain reaction that could be deadly, or worse – costly! Upgrade your gear to take on more lucrative contracts to pay your debt to LYNX Corporation through a compelling campaign, relax in free play, or compete in timed challenges.”

Courtesy of the Rebellion

Sniper Elite 5 (console and PC) – Available day one, May 26

“The award-winning series returns with unrivaled sniping, third-person tactical combat and an improved kill cam. Battle your way through the most immersive maps yet, with many captured real-world locations with stunning detail and an improved traversal system that lets you explore more than ever before.”

Courtesy of Bandai Namco

Pac-Man Museum+ (Cloud, Console, and PC) — Available Day One, May 27

“Pac-Man Museum+ features 14 of the legendary games in the series! Players can enjoy the iconic original arcade classic alongside a variety of other playstyles from over 40 years of Pac-Man history. Man! Also includes online leaderboards and the ability to customize your very own virtual arcade! Plus, Ultimate members can play with cloud gaming and touch controls from day one, no controller needed! “

Courtesy of Big Ant Studios/Nacon

Cricket 22 (PC) – Available May 27

“Take the field for the most comprehensive cricket game ever with PC Game Pass! With more licenses, a story-driven career mode and 4K visuals, Cricket 22 is a true next-gen sports experience. All-new control options make the game more accessible to players of all skill levels, while Big Ant Studios’ authentic recreation of every aspect of the sport delivers hundreds of hours of hyper-realistic cricket action for fans. team to glory, your way!”