Xbox Game Pass

Xbox Game Pass is getting a bunch of games this month

Xbox Game Pass is getting a bunch of games this month

It seems it's a big month for Xbox Game Pass. Microsoft has revealed the games landing on the service this month, and there are a grand total of seven on the way. As always, there are some that are exclusive to the console version of game, but the majority of games for August will be available on both console and PC.

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Battletoads reboot Xbox Game Pass, Steam release date confirmed

Battletoads reboot Xbox Game Pass, Steam release date confirmed

Today we've got official word that Battletoads will be released with Xbox Game Pass on Xbox One, Windows 10 PC, and Steam. To be clear, here, this is a NEW game called Battletoads. This is the first time Battletoads have appeared as the main heroes in new game in a whopping 26 years. The most recent release of Battletoads otherwise was the 1994 game Battletoads Arcade!

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Subscriptions, not specs, could settle the next-gen Xbox vs PlayStation war

Subscriptions, not specs, could settle the next-gen Xbox vs PlayStation war

Generally speaking, the console wars come down to one of two things for a lot of people: hardware and games. Some people compare spec sheets to determine which console is for them, while others look at launch titles and exclusive game lineups to make their decisions. This generation, though, subscriptions may wind up being the difference maker for some, specifically in the case Xbox Game Pass.

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Xbox Game Pass adds Destiny 2 and expansions

Xbox Game Pass adds Destiny 2 and expansions

Today Microsoft announced that Xbox Game Pass will have access to Destiny 2 and all of its expansions in the near future. The release date for Destiny 2 on Xbox Game Pass is somewhere in the month of September, that that includes Destiny 2: Shadowkeep as well as Destiny 2: Forsaken.

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Microsoft may “experiment” with classics in Xbox Game Pass

Microsoft may “experiment” with classics in Xbox Game Pass

Xbox head Phil Spencer spoke this week on the possibilities afforded to Microsoft with Xbox Game Pass. Much as it is with other parts of the entertainment universe with streaming music and streaming video, Xbox Game Pass allows Microsoft to see the success of a game in a new way, not just based on unit sales. Because of this, Xbox Game Pass allows Microsoft to create games they'd not otherwise have even considered developing.

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Xbox Game Pass just added a very controversial title

Xbox Game Pass just added a very controversial title

There are a lot of noteworthy titles on Xbox Game Pass, but today, one of the most visible games in recent memory is landing on the service. That game is Fallout 76, which lately has been branching out from Bethesda's in-house launcher, as its Game Pass arrival follows closely on the heels of a launch on Steam.

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Fallout 76 leads a huge month for Xbox Game Pass

Fallout 76 leads a huge month for Xbox Game Pass

If you're subscribed to Xbox Game Pass, you've got some big titles heading your way this month. Two of the four titles are exclusive to the console version of Game Pass, while one is exclusive to the PC version. The final game is coming to both console and PC, and it's definitely the most recognizable one of the bunch: Fallout 76.

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No Man’s Sky crossplay confirmed for Xbox Game Pass launch

No Man’s Sky crossplay confirmed for Xbox Game Pass launch

June is shaping up to be a big month for No Man's Sky. Not only is the game landing on Xbox Game Pass this month, but developer Hello Games has also prepared a new update for all platforms. Perhaps most importantly, this new update adds cross-platform multiplayer, so you'll be able to play online with friends regardless of the platform they're playing on.

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Xbox Game Pass is getting a huge addition next month

Xbox Game Pass is getting a huge addition next month

Over the past few years, Hello Games has done a lot to redeem the let down that was No Man's Sky on launch day. By serving up a string of massive, free updates, Hello Games has largely managed to sway public opinion about the game, but if you're still hesitant to take the plunge after all that's happened, it's hard to blame you. If you find yourself in that boat, you might like to know that you'll soon be able to play the game through Xbox Game Pass.

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Xbox Game Pass gets these two big games today, Minecraft Dungeons next week

Xbox Game Pass gets these two big games today, Minecraft Dungeons next week

Xbox Games Pass has some big updates in store for users over the next week or so. That all begins today with the addition of Alan Wake and Cities: Skylines to the service. After those two titles join the roster today, we'll see the addition of a new first-party game from Microsoft next week.

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Gears Tactics brings a PC turn-based strategy flavor to the franchise

Gears Tactics brings a PC turn-based strategy flavor to the franchise

Gears of War has long been Microsoft's premier franchise that it uses to showcase not only its Xbox consoles but its clout in the gaming biz as well. For the majority of the game's history, Gears has mostly been comprised of third-person shooters with one or two smaller spin-offs on the side. Now Microsoft and Xbox Game Studios are making the big announcement of the franchise's biggest departure from Gears' gameplay, bringing a touch of turn-based strategy to PC gamers.

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Moving Out released to Nintendo Switch, PS4, launch day 1 on Xbox Game Pass

Moving Out released to Nintendo Switch, PS4, launch day 1 on Xbox Game Pass

The Xbox One Game Pass and Xbox Game Pass for PC crews have a day 1 release in store for the month of April, as of today. The game Moving Out was released for multiple platforms, including Xbox, PlayStation 4, PC, and Nintendo Switch, and it's ready to roll immediately. This game is made for both single-player and co-op play, and it looks like a curmudgeon of a blast of a good time.

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