New Microsoft Games Will Hit Xbox Game Pass on Release Day

Posted on January 23, 2018 by Mehedi Hassan in Games, Xbox One with 14 Comments

There are now more reasons to get an Xbox Game Pass. Microsoft’s subscription gaming service for the Xbox One will get all the upcoming Microsoft games on release day.

Microsoft’s head of gaming Phil Spencer announced today that Microsoft Studios’ upcoming releases, Sea of Thieves, Crackdown 3, and State of Decay 2 will be available to subscribers of Xbox Game Pass on day one of release. The company will also be releasing all of its upcoming unannounced games on release day to Xbox Game Pass subscribers — which means the next Forza, or Halo game will be available on release day for Xbox Game Pass subscribers at no extra cost.

The company is also teaming up with select retail partners, including GameStop, to offer a new 6-month Xbox Game Pass subscription option after Xbox fans requested for more subscription options. The addition of all of Microsoft Studio’s upcoming games will definitely be a huge push for Xbox Game Pass. The service already has more than 100 games on the Xbox One and the addition of big titles like Sea of Thieves and Crackdown 3 makes the $9.99 a month subscription service a lot more enticing. The next big move would probably be to bring Xbox Play Anywhere support to Game Pass, so that subscribers can play all the supported games on their PCs, too.

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14 responses to “New Microsoft Games Will Hit Xbox Game Pass on Release Day”

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    Demileto

    There's been reports that Xbox Play Anywhere games on Game Pass do play on PC already despite Microsoft not guaranteeing it:

    https://www.vg247.com/2017/08/30/xbox-game-pass-doesnt-technically-support-pc-but-you-can-play-recore-there-thanks-to-xbox-play-anywhere/

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    navarac

    Game Pass - probably another one of those future extinct Microsoft "subscription services",

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    spacein_vader

    If they could stop excluding windows users ASAP that'd be great. Be good to no longer be second class citizens to MS when gaming is concerned.


    Yes, I am still bitter about Games For Windows Live!

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    Michael Rivers

    It doesn't make any sense to write "request for." It should just be "request."

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    gvan

    Game Pass is Good...

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    maethorechannen

    That might actually make Game Pass worth it.

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    screen23

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    Jansen

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    Viktor Pilevin

    When this text appears on the site, the game will certainly be available in Russia. And you'll just have to try it. Approximately for the same reasons that almost everyone tried Prisma, MSQRD, looked at the "Game of Thrones" and became familiar with many other phenomena of pop culture. And I need to get an estimate. And it's not easy - like we should put something in between the "prohodnyak" for the product and "amazing" for the "high" he created. But the essence of Pokemon GO score for the most secure product will not reflect. Therefore, I will collect, just like the Pokémon, all the scores, except "garbage". And I'm going to catch Psyadak! 


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    Anna 21

    The company is also teaming up with select retail partners, including GameStop, to offer a new 6-month Xbox Game Pass subscription option after Xbox fans requested for more subscription options. The addition of all of Microsoft Studio’s upcoming games will definitely be a huge push for Xbox Game Pass. 

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