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Xbox Game Pass May 2023 Lineup Brings Massive Colorful Cinematic Chalices

The Xbox Game Pass May 2023 lineup has been revealed, and there are eight more games making their way to the service over the rest of this month. They include an XCOM-style tactics game, a Pokemon-…

May 16, 2023 | 09:20 EDT

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Second Xbox Game Pass April 2023 Wave Brings Coffee, Horror, And More

Microsoft has announced what we can expect from the Xbox Game Pass April 2023 Wave 2 lineup, with a second raft of games heading to the service throughout the rest of this month and early May. Titles…

April 18, 2023 | 09:19 EDT

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Microsoft Releases PC Game Pass in 40 New Countries

Today Microsoft made the PC version of its popular Xbox Game Pass service available in 40 new countries around the world. According to the announcement, the service is officially launching today (…

April 11, 2023 | 10:59 EDT

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Quantum Break Will Be Removed From Xbox Game Pass, but It’s Only Temporary

Developer Remedy Entertainment has responded to the report indicating that its action-adventure game Quantum Break will be removed from Xbox Game Pass. While it's true that the game will soon become…

April 4, 2023 | 03:53 EDT

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Xbox Game Pass April 2023 Wave One Games Revealed

Xbox has revealed its initial Xbox Game Pass April 2023 lineup, and there are a couple of heavy hitters for you to enjoy this month. They include a big Microsoft release, a cult indie roguelite, and…

April 4, 2023 | 09:21 EDT

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Xbox Game Pass March 2023 Lineup Includes Dead Space And More

Microsoft has announced the first part of the Xbox Game Pass March 2023 lineup, and there are a couple of pretty great games in there for subscribers. You can look forward to survival horror, turn-…

March 7, 2023 | 09:19 EST

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Guilty Gear Strive Battles Its Way To Xbox Game Pass Next Week

The date for the long-awaited Guilty Gear Strive Xbox Game Pass release has finally been revealed. We can expect Arc System Works' much-loved one-on-one anime fighter to make its way to Microsoft's…

March 3, 2023 | 09:49 EST

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Soul Hackers 2 Hacks Its Way To Xbox Game Pass Next Week

The second wave of Xbox Game Pass titles for February and early March has been revealed. There are only four games headed to the service between now and March 3rd, but if you're a JRPG fan, one of…

February 21, 2023 | 09:17 EST

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Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord Rides To Game Pass Next Week

Xbox has announced that medieval open-world RPG Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord is heading to Xbox Game Pass next week. It'll make up part of the rest of February's lineup, which also includes…

February 8, 2023 | 09:29 EST

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Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga Is Coming To Game Pass

If you're a fan of Star Wars and you're a Game Pass subscriber, then Christmas has come early for you. Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga is coming to Game Pass next week, bringing the full Star Wars…

December 1, 2022 | 09:16 EST

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Xbox Game Pass November 2022 Wave 2 Includes Soccer Story And More

Xbox has revealed the second Xbox Game Pass November 2022 wave of games, and it's looking pretty solid. Whether you like sci-fi strategy, literary storytelling, or punky indie sports RPGs, there's…

November 15, 2022 | 09:27 EST

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New Browser Extension Tells You If Steam Games Are On Game Pass

A new Chrome browser extension has been released that informs you whether a game is on Game Pass before you buy it on Steam. There's a lot of overlap between the libraries of the two services, so the…

November 4, 2022 | 10:25 EDT

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Vampire Survivors Console Version Launching On Game Pass

If you've been raring to play the Vampire Survivors console version debuting this month, then you're in luck. The horde-slaying roguelite is coming to Xbox Game Pass on day one, and there are a bunch…

November 1, 2022 | 09:54 EDT

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Xbox Game Pass Revenue Hit Almost $3 Billion On Console Last Year

Thanks to recent documents submitted to Brazilian regulators, we now have an idea of what Xbox Game Pass revenue looks like, and as you might imagine, it's pretty impressive. On console alone, Xbox…

October 10, 2022 | 09:32 EDT

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Chivalry 2 Game Pass Launch Coincides With New Update

Today's Chivalry 2 Game Pass debut likely means a large influx of players are on their way, so it's a great time to be a Chivalry 2 fan. With more than 2 million copies sold, there are already plenty…

October 4, 2022 | 10:22 EDT

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Valheim Game Pass Release Date Finally Revealed

Thanks to an Xbox announcement, we now know when the Valheim Game Pass release date will land. The Viking survival sim is headed for Microsoft's subscription service later this month on PC, although…

September 20, 2022 | 10:03 EDT

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Gungrave G.O.R.E Game Pass Announcement Excites Studio Iggymob Fans

Studio Iggymob has revealed that its upcoming action title Gungrave G.O.R.E. will be available for Xbox One and Xbox Series S|X on day one for Xbox Game Pass subscribers. Gungrave G.O.R.E was first…

September 7, 2022 | 03:34 EDT

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Metal: Hellsinger Xbox Game Pass Day One Release Confirmed

The Xbox Game Pass September 2022 lineup (for the first half of the month, at least) has been revealed, and it's a doozy. Microsoft has confirmed a Metal: Hellsinger Xbox Game Pass day one release,…

September 6, 2022 | 09:44 EDT

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Lies Of P Xbox Game Pass Release Apparently Confirmed

Fans of Bloodborne and Pinocchio, rejoice, for your time has come. A Lies of P Xbox Game Pass day one release has apparently been confirmed, if a photograph of the Xbox booth at this week's Gamescom…

August 23, 2022 | 11:20 EDT

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[Update] Death Stranding Confirmed For Late August Xbox Game Pass for PC

Update: It was confirmed this morning by an Xbox Blogpost that indeed Death Stranding IS coming to PC Game Pass. This game will be delivered to Xbox Game Pass for PC on August 23rd and will feature…

August 18, 2022 | 12:29 EDT

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Xbox Game Pass August 2022 Games Let You Become a Roman

Xbox Game Pass August 2022 games look to be pretty decent this month, as players get to become a Roman, create and manage a campus, and begin trade offworld. There's also some DLC and game updates,…

August 2, 2022 | 11:16 EDT

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Xbox Game Pass July 2022 Wave 2 Includes As Dusk Falls, Inside

The latest flurry of games added to Xbox Game Pass includes a brand new game launching tomorrow in As Dusk Falls, and older titles such as Torment: Tides of Numenera, Inside, MotoGP 22, Watch Dogs 2…

July 18, 2022 | 10:14 EDT

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Persona 5 Royal Xbox And Windows Versions Will Contain All DLC

Atlus has announced that the upcoming Persona 5 Royal Xbox and Windows Store releases will have all previously-released DLC included with them. Curiously, the developer doesn't make any mention of…

June 27, 2022 | 10:18 EDT

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Xbox Game Pass June 2022 Next Wave Adds FIFA And More

Five new games have been revealed for the Xbox Game Pass June 2022 haul. They include a major series of rebooted CRPGs, as well as a huge tentpole sports game and a beloved multiplayer melee battle…

June 21, 2022 | 10:13 EDT

Jurassic World

Xbox Game Pass May 2022 Adds Jurassic World Evolution 2

Xbox Game Pass keeps getting bigger and better, and this time around there's seemingly a title for everyone. The games for Xbox Game Pass May 2022 include Jurassic World Evolution 2, Sniper Elite 5,…

May 17, 2022 | 10:12 EDT

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Xbox Game Pass Family Plan Coming in 2022 - Report

Rumors of an Xbox Game Pass Family Plan have been floating around for a while. Now, a new report indicates that it could be revealed before the end of this year. Xbox Game Pass is a game…

March 31, 2022 | 01:34 EDT

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PlayStation Plus 'Spartacus' Program To Be Revealed Soon - Report

The long-rumored PlayStation Plus competitor for Xbox Game Pass -- codenamed "Spartacus" -- is going to be revealed as early as next week according to a new report. Late last year, we first heard…

March 25, 2022 | 01:10 EDT

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Xbox Game Pass Stats Show Clear Benefits for Developers

Microsoft made the rare move of sharing Xbox Game Pass Stats at GDC 2022, detailing how game developers benefit from the game subscription program. As you're probably well aware, Xbox Game Pass is…

March 23, 2022 | 02:06 EDT

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Xbox Game Pass Adds Weird West, Crusader Kings III

For the second half of March 2022 we have a bunch of titles coming and going from Xbox Game Pass for Xbox, PC, and Cloud gaming. Let's take a look at what's coming, shall we? What's coming to Xbox…

March 15, 2022 | 10:06 EDT

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March Xbox Game Pass Stars Guardians of the Galaxy

For those of you subscribed to Microsoft's Xbox Game Pass service, there should be something for everyone to get excited about this month. The March Xbox Game Pass titles include Microsoft Flight…

March 1, 2022 | 10:40 EST

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Xbox Game Pass February Lineup Has Indies Galore

The Xbox Game Pass February 2022 lineup has been announced, and there are some great games in there. Whether you're into artsy indies, big-budget first-person shooters, or non-linear investigative…

February 1, 2022 | 09:56 EST

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Xbox Games With Gold February 2022 Games Gets Wet and Wild

The Xbox Games with Gold February 2022 games have been revealed, and next month's batch has a focus on smaller games you might not have heard of before. Xbox Games with Gold is one of the many perks…

January 27, 2022 | 02:24 EST

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Phil Spencer Wants Microsoft to Be at the Forefront of Gaming

Xbox Head Phil Spencer is concerned about non-gaming companies entering the market, but he believes that Microsoft can take the lead in the gaming space despite this growing competition. If you've…

January 20, 2022 | 02:06 EST

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Xbox Game Pass Hits 25 Million Subscribers

Microsoft has been very busy today. With the earth-shattering news of Microsoft acquiring Activision-Blizzard for an eyewatering $68.7 billion, Microsoft also managed to slip out some other tidbits…

January 18, 2022 | 09:55 EST

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Microsoft May Have Leaked When Games Are Leaving Game Pass

Microsoft may have made a bit of a mistake when it comes to revealing when games will be leaving their Xbox Game Pass service. First spotted by TrueAchievements, and shared by Wario64 on Twitter,…

January 17, 2022 | 11:56 EST

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Xbox Game Pass January Additions Include Mass Effect

Megan Spurr, Community Lead at Xbox Game Pass, has revealed this month's additions to Microsoft's service. This includes Embr, Gorogoa, Olija, Outer Wilds, The Pedestrian, The Anacrusis, Mass Effect…

January 4, 2022 | 09:59 EST

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Xbox Game Pass October Lineup Revealed

Microsoft has announced the Xbox Game Pass October lineup. We're getting a big-name anime fighter, a chin-stroking philosophical adventure game, and a major new instalment in a long-running RTS…

October 19, 2021 | 09:54 EDT

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Stalker 2: Heart of Chernobyl Release Date Announced

The Stalker series has returned, with a brand new entry, and we now know the Stalker 2 release date. Titled S.T.A.L.K.E.R 2: Heart of Chernobyl, the trailer showed off several vignettes of the…

June 13, 2021 | 01:39 EDT

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Xbox Announces Ambitious First Party Xbox Game Pass Release Plans

Xbox has announced it has ambitious plans for its first-party releases. The gaming giant says it wants to release a new first-party game every quarter, and that it will be making those games…

June 10, 2021 | 10:22 EDT

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Starting Tomorrow You Could Play Xbox Game Pass on Safari Via Streaming

Microsoft is to begin rolling out Xbox Cloud Gaming on PCs and Apple devices to select users. Starting tomorrow, if you're playing on PC, iPhone, or iPad, you might get an invite to test Xbox Cloud…

April 19, 2021 | 11:24 EDT

The Xbox Game Pass February 2021 lineup

February 2021 Xbox Game Pass Lineup Revealed

Seven new games are on their way to Xbox Game Pass this month. As ever, the games will be playable on a mixture of Android cloud streaming, Xbox consoles, and PC, with a couple available on all three…

February 2, 2021 | 10:00 EST

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Xbox Game Pass Subscriber Count Hits 18 Million

Microsoft's Xbox Game Pass service now has 18 million subscribers. The milestone comes as part of what seems to have been a pretty good year for Microsoft, according to a recent quarterly earnings…

January 27, 2021 | 09:44 EST

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EA Play Delayed for Xbox Game Pass PC

The Xbox Game Pass EA Play PC launch has been delayed to sometime in 2021, owing to a vague need for "more time" to provide players with the best experience. Xbox Game Pass is a game subscription…

December 15, 2020 | 03:11 EST

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Xbox Game Pass is Getting Big Hits This December

The Xbox Game Pass December 2020 games have been announced, bringing players a fantastic mix of indies and AAA games to PC, Xbox, and Android via Project xCloud. Xbox Game Pass is Microsoft's…

December 1, 2020 | 01:59 EST

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Spooky New Games Are Headed To Xbox Game Pass Soon

A treasure trove of new games is headed to Xbox Game Pass in the coming days and weeks. This hoard includes some spooky games to commemorate Halloween, as well as a smattering of classic LucasArts…

October 26, 2020 | 10:08 EDT

Coming soon to Xbox Game Pass

Xbox Game Pass Is Adding Resident Evil VII, Crusader Kings III and More

This month's list of Xbox Game Pass titles is actually pretty impressive, ranging from strategy games such as Crusader Kings III to party titles such as The Jackbox Party Pack 4. */ Titles added…

September 1, 2020 | 10:15 EDT

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Xbox Game Pass Hits Project xCloud On September 15th

Xbox Game Pass is hitting Microsoft's Project xCloud service starting next month. It'll mean you can play over 100 Xbox games on your Android smartphone or tablet without needing an Xbox console.…

August 4, 2020 | 09:27 EDT

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13 [email protected] Game Pass Fall 2019 Games Announced, Including Cities: Skylines, The Escapists 2, and More!

Thirteen games will be coming to your Microsoft console as part of the [email protected] Game Pass Fall 2019 games. These titles include Dead By Daylight, Cities: Skylines, The Red Strings Club, and more. More…

September 27, 2019 | 11:30 EDT