Just in time for Halloween, the Xbox Game Pass adds a bit of fright with no tricks and all treats including four new game additions, all with a scary theme. Beginning today, players subscribed to the Xbox Game Pass can download and play Hello Neighbor, Outlast, >Observer_, and Dead Island: Riptide Definitive Edition. Whether it be the intensity of avoiding your neighbor as you ravage through their home or the freight of outrunning crazed doctors in an asylum, these games each offer players many thrills and chills. Here is a deeper dive into today’s new additions.
Hello Neighbor takes the idea of spying on your neighbor to a whole new level. This stealth horror title has you stealthily entering your neighbors home to discover what secrets the basement holds. The game features an advanced AI that learns and adapts to how you play, requiring players to change up their methods of play. Players can expect the neighbor to use a wide range of traps, cameras, and shortcuts to stop the player from succeeding in their goal. Be sure to check out our review of the game here!
After receiving a tip from an unknown source regarding some shady happenings relating to Mount Massive Asylum in the mountains of Colorado, journalist Miles Upshur decides to break into the massive facility. What Miles doesn’t account for are a large number of patients who push beyond the boundaries of science and religion, among other things. Will Miles be able to outlast the horrors within? You can read our review of Outlast and The Whistleblower DLC here.
The developers behind Layers of Fear welcome you to the year 2084. You play a neural detective by the name of Daniel Lazarski. Your job is to hunt down suspects and invade their minds by hacking. One day you receive a message from your estranged son who happens to be a high-level engineer working for the Chiron Corporation. Using the minds of various criminals, Daniel has to face their darkest fears to discover clues. Just how far will Daniel go before the thin line between simulation and reality comes into question. You can download >Observer_ here.
Picking up right after the events of the first game, Dead Island: Riptide Definitive Edition brings players right back into hell. On the tropical paradise of Banoi, the zombie apocalypse never looked so beautiful. Face the horde alone or together in 4-player Online Co-Op. Dead Island: Riptide Definitive Edition includes all previously released downloadable content. Select from one of five different survivors or import your survivor from the first game. Dead Island: Riptide Definitive Edition is available for download here.