May 22, 2022

Wave One of Xbox Game Pass Games Revealed

Ready your hard-drives…

We’ve got a huge selection of titles coming to the Xbox Game Pass this month. From GOTY contenders and nominees to Indie darlings, Xbox is spoiling us as usual. So, if you’ve recently acquired a new Xbox Series X (or S), or you’re still playing around on the Xbox One, there’s plenty to keep you busy.

Coming this month;

Available; 8th April

Grand Theft Auto V

Available on: Cloud, Console

Published by: Rockstar Games

Developed by: Rockstar North

“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 US 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”.

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Zombie Army 4: Dead War

Available on: Cloud, Console, PC

Published by: Rebellion Developments

Developed by: Rebellion Developments

“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 one-four players await in 1940s Europe, as you fight to save humankind from undead Armageddon!”

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Disneyland Adventures

Available on: Cloud

Published by: Xbox Game Studios

Developed by: Asobo Studio

“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 USA to Critter Country, where you can join Peter Pan to battle Captain Hook, high-five Mickey Mouse, and hug Snow White”.

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NB: the above Disneyland Adventures is not the Kinect edition. You do not need your Kinect to play the game.

Rush: A Disney/Pixar Adventure

Available on: Cloud

Published by: Xbox Game Studios

Developed by: Asobo Studio

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“.

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Available: 12th April

NHL 21 (EA Play)

Available on: Console

Published by: EA

Developed by: EA Vancouver

“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 manoeuvres, inspired by the league’s most groundbreaking innovators”.

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Available: 15th April

Rain on Your Parade

Available on: Cloud, Console, PC

Published by: Unbound Creations

Developed by: Unbound Creations

“Travel the world as a cute cardboard cloud and ruin everybody’s day! Unlock new methods of mischief in over 50 levels, each with a unique setting and objectives. Make new friends and help them too – it’s an adorable schadenfreude game!”

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Pathway

Available on: PC

Published by: Chucklefish Games

Developed by: Robotality

“Assemble a bold team of adventurers and journey through the desert wilderness. In 1936, Nazi influence has spread, along with rumours 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!”

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Available: 20th April

MLB The Show 21

Available on: Cloud, Console

Published by: MLB Advanced Media [for release on Xbox consoles]

Developed by: San Diego Studio

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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Alas, all good things must come to an end. And, so too is the case with the following Xbox games. Be sure to purchase any of the following if you wish to carry on playing them after the fact. To sweeten the deal, each of the following titles is on sale by 20% off their usual RRP thanks to your Game Pass subscription.

Leaving; 15th April

Deliver Us the Moon

Leaving: Console, PC

Published by: Wired Productions

Developed by: KeokeN Interactive

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Gato Roboto

Leaving: Console, PC

Published by: Devolver Digital

Developed by: doinksoft

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Wargroove

Leaving: Console, PC

Published by: Chucklefish Games

Developed by: Chucklefish Games

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Leaving EA Play: 16th April

Madden 15

Leaving: Console

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Madden 16

Leaving: Console

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Madden 17

Leaving: Console

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Madden 18

Leaving: Console

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Madden 25

Leaving: Console

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NHL 18

Leaving: Console

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NHL 19

Leaving: Console

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So, there we have it. Plenty to fill your hard-drives up with this month. What do you think? Is there anything here that has piqued your interest?

As always, this is just what we currently know about coming to the Game Pass this month. Xbox has proven that plenty that the Game Pass often receives a lot more than previously announced.


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