World of Horror announced for Xbox Game Pass for PC — available to play now

By Sean Carey,
Another game not previously announced with this month's coming soon additions to Xbox Game Pass for PC has been added to the service. World of Horror released today and is currently in Game Preview. Unfortunately, this means achievements aren't yet supported.

World of Horror is an RPG featuring turn-based combat that's a "1-bit love letter to Junji Ito and H.P. Lovecraft." Players will have to investigate a number of strange occurrences that are happening in the town of Shiokawa while trying to survive cruel challenges and tests from the Old Gods. The game features stories that branch off in different directions with five playable characters to choose from.

According to the World of Horror Steam page, the Early Access version "offers 12 mysteries to solve with 200 encounterable events." A standard playthrough consisting of five randomised mysteries can take between 90 minutes and four hours to complete, depending on playstyle. The developer, Panstasz plans for the game to be in Early Access for at least six months.

World of Horror is available to download and play through the Xbox beta app on PC.

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Sean Carey
Written by Sean Carey
Hey, I’m Sean! I joined both TrueAchievements and TrueTrophies as a staff writer in 2019. I’m a big fan of the Metal Gear Solid series and love a good narrative adventure. Most evenings you’ll find me failing to get a win in Call of Duty: Warzone.