Xbox Game Pass Presents the 12 Games of Christmas

As we approach the festive season, I’m sure you’ve got extensive plans to meet family and friends, share a gift or two, and most importantly stuff your face with as much food as ya can.

It’s a busy season so don’t waste time choosing what game to play – we’ve got you covered with Xbox’s 12 Games of Christmas.

Xbox Game Pass has a wealth of big hits and hidden gems that allow for some short and sweet sessions this holiday season. Check out 12 top picks from Xbox below:

  • Minit
    Journey outside the comfort of your home to help unusual folk, uncover countless secrets and overcome dangerous foes, all in hopes of lifting a rather unfortunate curse that ends each day after just one minute.
  • The Gardens Between
    Take control of Arina and Frendt as you manipulate time to solve puzzles in a mysterious realm where cause and effect are malleable.
  • Halo: The Master Chief Collection
    Whether you’re taking on The Covenant in single-player or taking out some fellow Spartans online, Halo has something for everyone. Better yet, with the recent addition of Halo: Reach, players have a wealth of options available to them.
  • Secret Neighbor
    Work with your friends in this multiplayer horror title where your aim is to rescue a kid from the Neighbour’s creepy basement. But watch out, one of your friends is really the neighbour in disguise!
  • #IDARB
    #IDARB is a chaotic, 8-player, eSport jumping future arena ball game, complete with wild half time competitions, unlockable recipes, and disruptive “hashbombs”.
  • Forza Horizon 4
    With Forza Horizon 4’s free play mode you can experience dynamic seasons in a shared open-world without dedicating a lot of time to it. Explore beautiful scenery, collect over 450 cars and become a Horizon Superstar in historic Britain.
  • Creature in the Well
    Unlock the power of an ancient facility and face the ominous, all-seeing Creature in this pinball-inspired, hack-and-slash dungeon crawler.
  • Brothers: a Tale of Two Sons
    Solve puzzles, explore the varied locations and fight boss battles all while controlling both brothers with a thumbstick. This unique journey is one you will never forget.
  • Sea of Thieves
    Offering the essential pirate experience, from sailing and fighting to exploring and looting – Sea of Thieves has everything you need to live the pirate life and become a legend in your own right.
  • Old Man’s Journey
    Experience this soul-searching puzzle adventure where you interact with the world around you. Shape the landscape to create the old man’s path forward.
  • My Friend Pedro
    Have you ever wondered what it’d be like to take orders from a sentient, potassium-filled banana? No? Well My Friend Pedro is gonna put you through it anyway. Check out this unique side-scrolling adventure as you control one man on his journey to obliterate anyone in his path.
  • Riverbond
    Finish off your 12 games of Christmas with Riverbond. Embark on a heroic journey to complete missions, battle adorable enemies and smash everything into tiny cubes!
Lance Karrasch

Written by: Lance Karrasch

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