June is here, and Microsoft is once again upending its big bag of video games over its buckets marked Xbox Game Pass on console and PC, with this month's freshly tumbled treats including Kingdom Hearts HD on Xbox One and BattleTech on PC.
Starting tomorrow, 11th June, Xbox One Game Pass will expand to include two preposterously titled Kingdom Hearts collections of Disney-themed RPG action; first up is Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 & 2.5 ReMix - which features HD spruce-ups of (brace yourselves) Kingdom Hearts Final Mix, Re:Chain of Memories, 358/2 Days, Birth by Sleep Final Mix, and Re:Coded.
That's accompanied by Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue, offering up Kingdom Hearts Dream Drop Distance HD, Kingdom Hearts 0.2: Birth by Sleep - A Fragmentary Passage, and Kingdom Hearts χ Back Cover. Which is to say you're in for a lot of Kingdom Hearts, even if there's no chance you'll ever remember exactly what any of them are called.
June 11th also brings two additional titles to Game Pass for both Xbox One and PC: Hello Games' ever-expanding space sim No Man's Sky (which gets cross-platform multiplayer support at the same time), and Amplitude Studios' acclaimed rogue-like dungeon defense experience Dungeon of the Endless. Meanwhile, on PC only, there's real-time strategy from Battlefleet Gothic Armada 2, set in the Warhammer 40,000 universe, and turn-based tactical 'mech action from Harebrained Schemes' celebrated BattleTech.
Then, heading into next week, on 18th June, PC and Xbox One both receive some classic RPG adventuring in the form of The Bard's Tale Remastered and Resnarkled, and June's announced additions come to a close on Xbox One Game Pass with Thronebreaker, CD Projekt Red's superb single-player spin-off of its Witcher-themed card-battler Gwent.
And if it's lists you like, then here's one now:
- Battlefleet Gothic Armada 2 (PC)
- Battletech (PC)
- Dungeon of the Endless (console, PC)
- Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 & 2.5 ReMix (console)
- Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue (console)
- No Man's Sky (console , PC)
- Bard's Tale Remastered and Resnarkled (console, PC)
- Thronebreaker (console)