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New Xbox Game Pass Titles Coming: Age of Empires IV, Everspace 2, And More

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Games discussed: , EVERSPACE 2, Dragon Ball FighterZ, Outriders, Backbone, The Forgotten City, Into the Pit

What is inarguably the best value in gaming, the Xbox Game Pass just keeps on delivering with great games. The next batch has been announced, including some big name games.

Two games make their way to the pass today. The first is the just-released indie game Into the Pit. It's a roguelite full of demonic portals and dark magic, while you run around to rescue survivors. Second, Outriders is finally coming to Game Pass for PC.

The list includes a few more day one releases in Echo Generation, Age of Empires IV, and Bassmaster Fishing 2022. Here's the full list:

  • Into the Pit (Available today for cloud, console, and PC) 68 on OpenCritic
  • Outriders (Availble today on PC) 73 on OpenCritic
  • Dragon Ball FighterZ (October 21st on cloud and console) 86 on OpenCritic
  • Echo Generation (October 21st on cloud, console, and PC)
  • Everspace 2 (October 21st on PC. This is a game preview, as Everspace 2 does not have a release date yet.)
  • Age of Empires IV (October 28th on PC)
  • Alan Wake's American Nightmare (October 28th on console and PC. Note that this is not the remastered version of Alan Wake, but a standalone expansion to the original.)
  • Backbone (October 28th on console) 74 on OpenCritic
  • Bassmaster Fishing 2022 (October 28th on cloud, console, and PC) 
  • Nongunz: Doppelganger Edition (October 28th on cloud, console, and PC) 76 on OpenCritic
  • The Forgotten City (October 28th on cloud, console, and PC) 84 on OpenCritic

Additionally, several games already on Game Pass are getting updates. Halo: The Master Chief Collection Season 8 is now available, Grounded gets a new update on October 20th, Minecraft gets a spooky update on November 2nd, and Minecraft Dungeons has a fall event going on currently until November 2nd.

And, now is your last chance to play 10 games leaving the service:

  • Carto
  • Celeste
  • Comache
  • Eastshade
  • Five Nights at Freddy's
  • Five Nights at Freddy's 2 
  • Five Nights at Freddy's 3
  • Five Nights at Freddy's 4
  • Knights and Bikes
  • Unruly Heroes

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