Over the next couple of days, Xbox Game Pass will add a handful of new games including Floppy Knights, Hardspace: Shipbreaker and Sniper Elite 5, the latter being a day one title with Game Pass. But new arrivals unfortunately means some older titles must be removed from the game subscription service.
On May 31, we will say goodbye to seven games, the most notable being Resident Evil 7 Biohazard. The other six titles leaving Xbox Game Pass at the end of the month are EA Sports NHL 20, Farming Simulator 19, Knockout City, Spellforce 3: Soul Harvest, Superhot Mind Control Delete and Yes Your Grace.
NHL 20 isn’t too terrible of a loss as it’s now a couple of years old. Both NHL 21 and NHL 22 are still available for Xbox Game Pass Ultimate. That’s because this more expensive subscription tier also includes access to EA Play, which NHL 22 was added to earlier this month. EA Play is a separate subscription service featuring only titles published by Electronic Arts. But EA Play is offered to Xbox Game Pass Ultimate members as well.
Knockout City is another game leaving Xbox Game Pass, although you’ll soon be able to play it for free anyway. As Knockout City approaches its second year, Velan Studios revealed they are going to self-publish the game. And starting this spring with Season 6, Knockout City will be going free-to-play. Season 6 is expected to begin on June 1, which means Knockout City should be available to play for free the very next day it leaves Xbox Game Pass.
As for the other titles leaving Xbox Game Pass at the end of this month, you have until May 31 to play them before they go. Resident Evil 7 takes, on average, less than 10 hours to complete, so it’s definitely possible to complete it before it leaves the service. Or you can simply buy the games at a 20 percent discount to keep them in your library.