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Stranded Deep surprise drops on Game Pass

Plunge the depths.

Stranded Deep
Image credit: Beam Team

Stranded Deep has surprise-dropped on Game Pass.

Australian studio Beam Team's open-world survival game is available on both Xbox and PC Game Pass now, and is the first addition to the subscription service in 2023.

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Microsoft is yet to announce the slate of games coming to Game Pass this month in its usual round-up, but we do know a handful of titles previously confirmed.

Persona 3 Portable and Persona 4 Golden launch on Game Pass on 19th January, alongside other platforms. Capcom's Monster Hunter Rise launches on Game Pass a day later, on 20th January. Age of Empires 2: Definitive Edition launches on Xbox Game Pass on 31st January, as does Inkulinati.

Meanwhile, Microsoft has announced five games are set to leave Game Pass in January, including Danganronpa.