Xbox Game Pass loses nine games soon - grab the achievements while you can

By Sean Carey,
A new batch of games has been added to the "Leaving Soon" section for both Xbox Game Pass and Xbox Game Pass for PC. A total of nine games will be dropping out of the service shortly including Metro Exodus, Life is Strange 2, ACA Neogeo Metal Slug X, Neon Chrome, Shadow Tactics - Blades of the Shogun, SteamWorld Dig 2, The Flame in the Flood Die for Valhalla! and Battlefleet Gothic Armada (Win10). As of yet, no date has been announced for when these will be leaving, but it's likely to be on June 30th.


Metro Exodus (leaving console and PC)

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Description: Flee the shattered ruins of the Moscow Metro and embark on an epic, continent-spanning journey across the post-apocalyptic Russian wilderness. Explore vast, non-linear levels, lose yourself in an immersive, sandbox survival experience, and follow a thrilling story-line that spans an entire year in the greatest Metro adventure yet.
Size: 46GB
Metro Exodus is set to leave both Xbox Game Pass and Xbox Game Pass for PC. According to completion estimates, Metro Exodus will take around 40-50 hours to complete. The are several collectable achievements which are pretty tough, as well as an achievement that requires you to complete the game in Ranger Hardcore mode. Luckily, we have a great Metro Exodus walkthrough that should help you out with some of those tougher achievements. On Xbox Game Pass for PC, Metro Exodus (Win 10) has a separate Windows 10 achievement list.

Metro Exodus
Metro Exodus

Flee the shattered ruins of the Moscow Metro and embark on an epic, continent-spanning journey across the post-apocalyptic Russian wilderness. Explore vast, non-linear levels, lose yourself in an immersive, sandbox survival experience, and follow a thrilling story-line that spans an entire year in the greatest Metro adventure yet.



Life is Strange 2 (leaving Xbox Game Pass for console)

Episode 3 Wastelands

The award-winning Life is Strange series continues with an all-new story from DONTNOD Entertainment. After a tragic incident, brothers Sean and Daniel Diaz run away from home. Fearing the police, and dealing with Daniel's new telekinetic power – the power to move objects with your mind – the boys flee to Mexico for safety. Suddenly, sixteen-year-old Sean is responsible for Daniel's safety, shelter, and teaching him right from wrong. As Sean, your choices shape the fates of the Diaz brothers, and the lives of everyone they meet. From Seattle to Portland, to California... the road to Mexico is long and filled with danger – but also friendship, wonder, and opportunity. This is the trip that could bond Sean and Daniel forever… or tear their brotherhood apart.
Life is Strange 2 will be leaving the console version of Xbox Game Pass. It's pretty easy completion that requires you to find a few collectables per episode and see the story through to the end. The game has five episodes, and they each take roughly two to three hours to complete. For help finding all of the collectables, check out our Life is Strange 2 walkthrough.

Life is Strange 2 - Complete Season
Life is Strange 2 - Complete Season

Purchase the Complete Season and receive the ‘Arcadia Bay’ patch bundle to customise your in-game backpack. After a tragic incident, brothers Sean and Daniel Diaz run away from home. Fearing the police, and dealing with Daniel's new telekinetic power, the boys head to Mexico. Each stop on their journey brings new friends and new challenges. Notes - Complete Season includes Episodes 1-5. - Episodes 2 to 5 require Episode 1 to play. - Episodes are also available for individual purchase.



ACA Neogeo Metal Slug X (leaving console and PC)

ACA Neo Geo Metal Slug x Xbox Game Pass

Description: METAL SLUG X is an action shooting game released by SNK in 1999.
It is a rearranged version of METAL SLUG 2 Using METAL SLUG 2 as a base,
a variety of new weapons and enemies have been added.
Furthermore, with position changes of bosses and more, the game's difficulty has been completely readjusted.
ACA Neogeo Metal Slug X is leaving both Xbox Game Pass for console and Xbox Game Pass for PC. According to estimates, a full completion will take you around two to three hours. However, some may take longer than what's been estimated. If you find yourself struggling, check out the ACA Neogeo Metal Slug X walkthrough. On Xbox Game Pass for PC, ACA Neogeo Metal Slug X (Win 10) has a separate Windows 10 achievement list.

ACA NEOGEO METAL SLUG X
ACA NEOGEO METAL SLUG X

METAL SLUG X is an action shooting game released by SNK in 1999. It is a rearranged version of METAL SLUG 2 Using METAL SLUG 2 as a base, a variety of new weapons and enemies have been added. Furthermore, with position changes of bosses and more, the game's difficulty has been completely readjusted.



Neon Chrome (leaving console and PC)

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Description: Experience a ruthless top-down cyberpunk shooter and blast your way through enemies and walls. Upgrade, enhance and build up your strength. The path to stopping the Overseer is ever-changing.
Neon Chrome will be leaving both Xbox Game Pass for console and Xbox Game Pass for PC. The game shares an achievement list between its console and PC version, and according to completion estimates here on TA, it should take around 15 to 20 hours to unlock every achievement. It's definitely worth checking out the Neon Chrome walkthrough which should help in unlocking some of the achievements.

Neon Chrome
Neon Chrome

Experience a ruthless top-down cyberpunk shooter and blast your way through enemies and walls. Upgrade, enhance and build up your strength. The path to stopping the Overseer is ever changing.



Shadow Tactics - Blades of the Shogun (leaving console and PC)

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Description: Japan, 1615. A new Shogun seizes power over Japan and enforces nationwide peace. In his battle against conspiracy and rebellion, he recruits five specialists with extraordinary skills for assassination, sabotage and espionage. But how much are they really willing to sacrifice in the name of peace?
Size: 7.6GB
Shadow Tactics - Blades of the Shogun will be leaving both Xbox Game Pass and Xbox Game Pass for PC, however, achievements can only be earned in the console version of the game. The strategy game is a long completion coming in at an estimated 40-50 hours.

Shadow Tactics: Blades of the Shogun
Shadow Tactics: Blades of the Shogun

Japan, 1615. A new Shogun seizes power over Japan and enforces nationwide peace. In his battle against conspiracy and rebellion, he recruits five specialists with extraordinary skills for assassination, sabotage and espionage. But how much are they really willing to sacrifice in the name of peace?



SteamWorld Dig 2 (leaving console and PC)

SteamWorld Dig 2

Description: SteamWorld Dig is back! Dig deep, gain riches and unearth the terrors of the underworld in this platform mining adventure influenced by classic Metroidvania style games.
SteamWorld Dig 2 will leave both Xbox Game Pass services. This is a Play Anywhere title, so the achievement list is shared between each version. The Metroidvania looks to be a pretty tough completion with only 74 people completing it. Estimated completion time is around fifteen to twenty hours; however, your mileage may vary on that one.
SteamWorld Dig 2
SteamWorld Dig 2

SteamWorld Dig is back! Dig deep, gain riches and unearth the terrors of the underworld in this platform mining adventure influenced by classic Metroidvania style games.



The Flame in the Flood (leaving console and PC)

Description: The Flame in the Flood is a wilderness survival game in which a girl and her dog travel by foot and by raft down a procedurally-generated river. Scrounge for resources, craft tools, remedy afflictions, evade the vicious wildlife and, most importantly, stay healthy in a dangerous wilderness.
Featuring an original full-length soundtrack by acclaimed Alt-Country rocker Chuck Ragan featuring The Camaraderie, The Fearless Kin and other special guests.
Size: 4.3GB
The Flame in the Flood is leaving both Game Pass services, but achievements can only be unlocked on the console version. According to estimates, the roguelite will take around 60 to 80 hours to complete, so you'd better get started on this one now if you haven't already done so. We do have a The Flame in the Flood walkthrough which should help you through some of those tougher achievements on the game's list.
The Flame in the Flood
The Flame in the Flood

The Flame in the Flood is a wilderness survival game in which a girl and her dog travel by foot and by raft down a procedurally-generated river. Scrounge for resources, craft tools, remedy afflictions, evade the vicious wildlife and, most importantly, stay healthy in a dangerous wilderness. Featuring an original full length soundtrack by acclaimed Alt-Country rocker Chuck Ragan featuring The Camaraderie, The Fearless Kin and other special guests.



Die for Valhalla! (leaving Xbox Game Pass for PC)

Die for Valhalla Xbox Game Pass

Die for Valhalla! is an action RPG where you hack, slash and crush your enemies! Possess and take full control of heroes, monsters and other things to help Vikings save their realm! You are a Valkyrie, from Old Norse valkyrja "chooser of the slain". You embark on a quest that will lead you through strange lands where Norse Mythology collides with Lovecraftian mythos. Sounds Weird? Well, because it is! You can play solo or with friends locally (up to 4 players).
Die for Valhalla! will leave Xbox Game Pass for PC. According to estimates, it should take you around 10 to 15 hours to complete the action-RPG. However, not many have completed the game, so that estimate might be somewhat skewed.

Die for Valhalla!
Die for Valhalla!

Hack, slash and crush your enemies! Possess and take full control of heroes, monsters and other things to help Vikings save their realm! Valhalla awaits!



Battlefleet Gothic: Armada (leaving Xbox Game Pass for PC)

Battlefleet Gothic: Armada (Win 10) Achievements

Description: Battlefleet Gothic: Armada is the RTS videogame adaptation of Games Workshop's classic tabletop game, pitting the Chaos, Imperium, Eldar, and Orks against each other in visceral space-battles.
Developed with Unreal Engine 4, Battlefleet Gothic: Armada offers deep management of every ship composing the player's fleet, both during and between battles. From the fastest frigates to the gigantic, miles-long battleships, the player will customize all aspects of his ships: weaponry, defence and support sub-systems, but also crew, captains, and more... each customization affecting the very performances of the ship and the special abilities available during battle. From battle to battle, the admirals and crew of surviving ships will gain experience and promotions, improving the battle-readiness of the ships for future, bigger and more dangerous battles.
Size: 12.8GB
Battlefleet Gothic Armada (Win10) is leaving Xbox Game Pass for PC. This game has seven unobtainable achievements, so bear that in mind before starting this one.

Battlefleet Gothic: Armada
Battlefleet Gothic: Armada

Battlefleet Gothic: Armada is the RTS videogame adaptation of Games Workshop’s classic tabletop game, pitting the Chaos, Imperium, Eldar, and Orks against each other in visceral space-battles. Developed with Unreal Engine 4, Battlefleet Gothic: Armada offers deep management of every ship composing the player’s fleet, both during and between battles. From the fastest frigates to the gigantic, miles-long battleships, the player will customize all aspects of his ships: weaponry, defense and support sub-systems, but also crew, captains, and more... each customization affecting the very performances of the ship and the special abilities available during battle. From battle to battle, the admirals and crew of surviving ships will gain experience and promotions, improving the battle-readiness of the ships for future, bigger and more dangerous battles.



No exact date as of yet has been given for when these games will leave the service, although that is likely to turn up in the next couple of days. You will most likely have up until June 30th until these titles drop out of the Xbox Game Pass service — giving you two weeks to grab any achievements you might need.

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Sean Carey
Written by Sean Carey
Sean joined the team as a Staff Writer for both TrueAchievements and TrueTrophies in 2019. He games across all platforms and is always looking for an excuse to replay any of the Metal Gear Solid titles.