Xbox Game Pass is arguably the best deal in gaming, and Microsoft continues to roll out plenty of titles for gamers to jump into every month.
Just in April, we had the day one launches of Outriders and MLB The Show 21, and the likes of NHL 21 and Grand Theft Auto 5.
Here's everything we know about the new games coming in May as well as everything we know about those being removed from the service.
Confirmed Xbox Game Pass Games Coming In May 2021
Microsoft has now confirmed the majority of the May lineup for Xbox Game Pass, which includes big titles such as Dragon Quest Builders 2, Red Dead Online, and FIFA 21.
Microsoft and EA also confirmed Knockout City is coming to Game Pass on launch day, May 21, and will feature several special events in the game's initial weeks.
The full lineup is as follows:
- Dragon Quest Builders 2 - May 4 (Console, PC)
- FIFA 21 - May 6 (Console, PC)
- Outlast 2 - May 6 (Console, PC, Cloud)
- Steep - May 6 (Console, Cloud)
- Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster - May 13 (Console, PC)
- Just Cause 4: Reloaded - May 13 (Console, PC, Cloud)
- Psychonauts - May 13 (Console, PC, Cloud)
- Red Dead Online - May 13 (Console, Cloud)
- Remnant: From The Ashes - May 13 (PC)
- Snowrunner - May 18 (Console, Cloud, PC)
- Peggle 2 - May 20 (Cloud)
- Plants Vs Zombies: Battle For Neighborville - May 20 (Cloud)
- Secret Neighbour - May 20 (PC)
- The Wild At Heart - May 20 (Console, PC)
- The Catch: Carp and Coarse Fishing - May 21 (Cloud, Console, PC)
- Knockout City - May 21 (Console, PC)
- Maneater - May 25 (Console, Cloud, PC)
- Conan Exiles - May 27 (Console, Cloud)
- Fuzion Frenzy - May 27 (Cloud)
- Joy Ride Turbo - May 27 (Cloud)
- MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries - May 28 (Console)
- Slime Rancher - May 27 (PC)
- Solasta: Crown of the Magister - May 27 (PC)
- Spellforce 3: Soul Harvest - May 27 (PC)
Confirmed Xbox Game Pass Games Leaving In May 2021 (So Far)
While some games seem to live on Game Pass in perpetuity, others are cycled out of the service. Here’s what we know of so far.
Leaving May 15th -
- Alan Wake (Console, PC)
- Battlefleet Gothic: Armada 2 (PC)
- Dungeon of the Endless (Console, PC, Cloud)
- Final Fantasy IX (Console, PC)
- Hotline Miami (PC)
- Plebby Quest: The Crusades (PC)
Leaving May 31st -
- Assetto Corsa (Cloud and Console)
- Broforce (PC)
- Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5+2.5 Remix (Console)
- Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue (Console)
- Surviving Mars (Cloud, Console, and PC)
- Void Bastards (Cloud, Console, and PC)
When Will Xbox Game Pass May 2021 Games Be Announced?
The Xbox Game Pass games for May 2021 have been announced but Microsoft usually announces more titles halfway through the month, with more games being added in the days and weeks that follow.
For more on Game Pass, we've listed the finest titles available on the service for both console and PC.