More Games Are Coming to Xbox Game Pass This Month

Posted on April 6, 2021 by Paul Thurrott in Mobile gaming, PC gaming, Project xCloud, Xbox, Xbox One, Xbox Series S, Xbox Series X with 7 Comments

This is a bit earlier than usual, but Microsoft today announced several new titles that will come to Xbox Game Pass in the middle part of April. Normally, Microsoft has two Game Pass title announcements, one for the first half of the month and one for the second half of the month.

Anyway. Here’s what’s coming soon.

April 8

Grand Theft Auto V (Cloud and Console)
When a young street hustler, a retired bank robber and a terrifying psychopath find themselves entangled with some of the most frightening and deranged elements of the criminal underworld, the U.S. government and the entertainment industry, they must pull off a series of dangerous heists to survive in a ruthless city in which they can trust nobody, least of all each other.

Zombie Army 4: Dead War (Cloud, Console, and PC)
Hitler’s zombie hordes are back for more in this spine-chilling shooter from the makers of Sniper Elite 4! Abominable occult enemies, epic weapons and a harrowing campaign for 1-4 players await in 1940s Europe, as you fight to save humankind from undead Armageddon!

Disneyland Adventures (Cloud)
Experience the magic of Disneyland! Take a journey where stories come to life and dreams come true, right in your living room! Explore Disneyland park, from Main Street U.S.A. to Critter Country, where you can join Peter Pan to battle Captain Hook, high-five Mickey Mouse, and hug Snow White.

Rush: A Disney/Pixar Adventure (Cloud)
Rush: A Disney/Pixar Adventure invites families and fans of all ages to experience the worlds of six beloved Disney/Pixar films. Team up with characters from “The Incredibles,” “Ratatouille,” “Up,” “Cars,” “Toy Story,” and “Finding Dory” to solve puzzles and uncover hidden secrets.

April 12

NHL 21 (Console) EA Play
Carve your path to superstardom in an expanded Be A Pro mode and go down as one of the league’s greatest. On the ice, change up your attack with all new moves, dekes, dangles, and evasive maneuvers, inspired by the league’s most groundbreaking innovators.

April 15

Rain on Your Parade (Cloud, Console, and PC)
Travel the world as a cute cardboard cloud and ruin everybody’s day! Unlock new methods of mischief in over 50 levels, each with unique setting and objectives. Make new friends and help them too – it’s an adorable schadenfreude game!

Pathway (PC)
Assemble a bold team of adventurers and journey through the desert-wilderness. In 1936, Nazi influence has spread, along with rumors of secret excavations, mysterious artefacts, and gruesome occult rituals… Outwit foes in strategic squad combat and locate ancient treasures before they fall into the wrong hands!

April 20

MLB The Show 21 (Cloud and Console)
MLB The Show 21 is coming to Xbox Game Pass on day one on Cloud (Beta), Xbox One, and Xbox Series X|S. Experience faster, deeper, and more intense moment-to-moment action on the field in 4K 60FPS on Xbox Series X|S consoles. Lead your ballplayer to Road to the Show and Diamond Dynasty glory as a two-way star and face your friends on PlayStation 4 or PlayStation 5 with cross-platform play.

 

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8 responses to “More Games Are Coming to Xbox Game Pass This Month”

  1. yoshi

    "face your friends on PlayStation 4 or PlayStation 5 with cross-platform play.".... and throw it in their face that you did not need to spend $70 to play the game.


    ;-)

  2. skyczy08

    Since NHL 09 (the last NHL game ever made for PC).....I've been holding a grudge against EA for paywalling NHL behind console ecosystem. We are going on 12 full years of no PC version. And look at this... they get a chance to release it for cloud on PC, and they still keep it paywalled to console.

    Thanks for nuthin Ea

    • staganyi

      In reply to skyczy08:

      I hate EA for the same reason. Still wish they made it for PC simply for the mods, they were amazing.

      • skyczy08

        In reply to staganyi:

        Agreed. With the resurgence in PC gaming, here's hoping another developer wants to make a mod-able hockey game for PC, with modern graphics and mods. No NHL Licensing needed. Just a hockey game... A guy can dream?


        There are a bunch of Hockey games on the ios and Android App stores. Lots of creativity too. Seeing these developers with this creative enthusiasm is giving me hope for the future.


  3. vladimir

    GTA V on cloud is amazing. I wonder if you need a magnifying glass to play it on a smartphone screen

  4. emanon2121

    Good to see Disney land and Rush com back. My daughter was upset when they left. Same with Lego World. I bought Lego World afterwards. So yea... Game pass works. I would never have paid money for it otherwise.

  5. sharpsone

    It's about time, been waiting for Xbox to land The Show...a prime example of why exclusives has hurt gaming Xbox fans only had RBI baseball which was okay but The Show is on same level as madden and 2k hoops.

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