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Even more great games are coming Xbox Game Pass this month

Previous Nintendo Switch console exclusive Octopath Traveler is among the latest batch of games announced for Xbox Game Pass.

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Previous Nintendo Switch console exclusive Octopath Traveler is among the latest batch of games announced for Xbox Game Pass.

Yesterday we reported that Undertale was joining Microsoft’s all-conquering game subscription service. 24-hours later, we have news of even more top games joining Xbox Game Pass this month.

The pick of the bunch is Octopath Traveler. Square Enix’s RPG was first released for the Switch in 2017 before coming to PC last year. The game features a striking graphical style and – as the name suggests – eight playable characters, each with their own storylines. It’s not without a few issues, but it’s another impressive title to join the Xbox Game Pass library.

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Star Wars: Squadrons was announced for Game Pass earlier this month, but it now has a confirmed March 18 date. It will be accompanied by the Prohibition-era strategy game Empire of Sin, Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire, and Nier: Automata.

Outriders, the upcoming online shooter from People Can Fly, will also launch as a Game Pass title on day one.

Here’s the full Xbox Game Pass lineup for the rest of March.

Upcoming Xbox Game Pass Titles

  • Undertale (Cloud, Console, and PC)– Out Now
  • Empire of Sin (Cloud, Console, and PC) – March 18
  • Nier: Automata (PC) – March 18
  • Star Wars: Squadrons (Console) – March 18
  • Torchlight III (PC) – March 18
  • Genesis Noir (Console and PC) – March 25
  • Octopath Traveler (Console and PC) – March 25
  • Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire – Ultimate Edition (PC) – March 25
  • Supraland (PC) – March 25
  • Yakuza 6: The Song of Life (Cloud, Console and PC) – March 25
  • Narita Boy (Cloud, Console and PC) – March 30
  • Outriders (Cloud and Console) – April 1

Three games are also confirmed to be leaving Game Pass, so make sure you’re done with Hyperdot, Journey to the Savage Planet, and Machinarium before they go on March 31, 2021.


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