Xbox Game Pass: February 2023 games revealed

Xbox Game Pass is expanding in February 2023, with a solid list of inclusions for the month.
xbox game pass february 2023 atomic heart

Xbox has officially revealed the latest games to hit Xbox Game Pass, with a solid array of inclusions for February 2023 – like dystopian adventure, Atomic Heart, the excellent and stylish Soul Hackers 2, and cosy city building simulator, Cities: Skylines – Remastered. Action epic Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty is also a notable inclusion, slipping into the monthly announcements as part of the early March 2023 offerings.

Here’s every game coming to Xbox Game Pass in February and March 2023 so far.

Note: This list has been updated to include additions and removals from Wave One and Wave Two.

Every game coming to Xbox Game Pass in February 2023

Here’s every new game arriving on Xbox Game Pass in February 2023:

  • Madden NFL 23 (Console, PC) – Arriving 9 February: ‘Madden NFL 23 is coming soon to PC Game Pass & Ultimate via EA Play! Give your Ultimate Team a boost and show you’re here to win.’
  • SD Gundam Battle Alliance (Console, PC, Cloud) – Arriving 9 February: ‘Strange phenomena are twisting legendary moments from Gundam history, and you’re in charge of fixing them. SD Gundam Battle Alliance is a multiplayer Gundam action RPG where you can smash foes solo or with friends in thrilling mechanised combat.’
  • Mount & Blade 2: Bannerlord (Console, PC, Cloud) – Arriving 14 February: ‘Set forth on an epic adventure in a fictional Dark Ages sandbox that combines strategy and action-RPG gameplay. Carve out your own kingdom or champion another’s cause as you explore the vast, reimagined continent of Calradia in this prequel to the critically acclaimed, Mount & Blade: Warband.
  • Cities: Skylines – Remastered (Xbox Series X/S, Cloud) – Arriving 15 February: ‘Cities: Skylines is an award-winning, best-selling management game, now remastered for Xbox Series X|S with all of its robust city-simulation gameplay and unique charm along for the ride.’
  • Shadow Warrior 3: Definitive Edition (Console, PC, Cloud) – Arriving 16 February: ‘Trek across a mythic Asian land infused with the magic and technology of ancient samurai, now overrun by the demonic yokai from Japanese folklore.’
  • Atomic Heart (Console, PC, Cloud) – Arriving 21 February: ‘In a mad and sublime utopian world, take part in explosive encounters. Adapt your fighting style to each opponent, use your environment and upgrade your equipment to fulfil your mission. If you want to reach the truth, you’ll have to pay in blood.’
  • Merge & Blade (Console, PC, Cloud) – Arriving 28 February: ‘Experience an addictive fantasy puzzler and a massive auto-battler in the world’s first puzzle auto-battler game! Engage in large-scale battles with monsters with your own squad using merge mechanics.’
  • Soul Hackers 2 (Console, PC, Cloud) – Arriving 28 February: ‘Join Ringo and her companions to solve the mystery behind an imminent apocalypse in Soul Hackers 2. Strengthen the bonds with your teammates and dive deeper into their soul, reliving their last adventures and discovering the truth of their stories and yours.’

The following titles are included in the February 2023 wave two announcements, but will land in early March 2023:

  • F1 22 (Console, PC) – Arriving 2 March: ‘Get to grips with the fastest motorsport around. Take your seat in the 2022 season cars, test your skills around Miami International Autodrome, and get a taste of the glitz and glamor in F1 Life.’
  • Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty (Console, PC, Cloud) – Arriving 3 March – ‘Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty is a dramatic, action-packed story of a nameless militia soldier fighting for survival in a dark fantasy version of the Later Han Dynasty where demons plague the Three Kingdoms.’

Every game leaving Xbox Game Pass in February 2023

As is tradition, a number of games are also leaving Xbox Game Pass in February 2023, with one – CrossfireXclosing down entirely by May 2023. Here’s every game on the way out of Xbox Game Pass on 15 February 2023:

  • Besiege
  • CrossfireX
  • Infernax
  • Recompile
  • Skul: The Hero Slayer
  • The Last Kids on Earth

A number of other games are also being removed on 28 February 2023, including:

  • Alien: Isolation
  • Crown Trick
  • Dragon Ball FighterZ
  • Far: Changing Tides
  • Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII
  • Madden NFL 21
  • Octopath Traveler

If you’re keen on any of these titles, make sure to jump in before they depart.

Stay tuned to GamesHub for the latest inclusions and departures on Xbox Game Pass in future.

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Leah J. Williams is a gaming and entertainment journalist who's spent years writing about the games industry, her love for The Sims 2 on Nintendo DS and every piece of weird history she knows. You can find her tweeting @legenette most days.