I recently finished up everything I want to do in Mario Maker 2. I've played the latest Destiny expansion to death. Death Stranding will probably get a shot, but I'm waiting for my friend to finish up with it so I can borrow it. So, considering that I've been a Gamepass subscriber for a couple of months, I figure it's time for me to really make use of the service and try out a new, big game.
I've never played a Gears game before. I'm more of a first-person shooter guy. But, since this one's had great reviews, and it's available for me without any additional out-of-pocket expense, I want to give it a try. I've owned every Xbox system, so I sometimes feel like I'm missing out, having not played one of their biggest franchises.
Outer Worlds wasn't even on my radar until it made a little news for somewhat unexpectedly landing on Gamepass. I've heard good things, and it is in a genre that I generally like. It's also about time for me to get into an action RPG. I have an infant son at home that's been eating up my time though, so I haven't been in a position to sink dozens or hundreds of hours into one. My understanding is that Outer Worlds is a more manageable length. That appeals to me right now.
I took a nice nap this afternoon. I have a full tank of gas and should be able to stay up late. That gives me some good gaming time. So, which game should I play?