Microsoft’s Xbox Game Pass already boasts several amazing games for both Xbox and PC players. However, the tech giant doesn’t want to stop anytime soon. That’s because there are several amazing Xbox Game Pass upcoming games that would entice you to buy a subscription for the service.
Xbox Game Pass has gained an incredible reputation in the gaming community. And with these games coming to Xbox Game Pass in 2021, Microsoft wants to continue dominating the video game streaming market.
Xbox Game Pass Upcoming Games In 2021
1. Outriders (April 1, 2021)
Developed by People Can Fly and published by Square Enix, Outriders is an upcoming action role-playing title. The game is scheduled to release on April 1, 2021, for Windows, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, and Stadia. Well, guess what? The co-op game will be available on Xbox Game Pass on the day of its release. So, when it comes to Xbox Game Pass Upcoming Games for April 2021, Outriders deserves to be on the top.
Outriders will take you to an alien planet named Enoch. At the starting of the game, you can customize your character as you see fit. Moreover, as you move forward in the game, you have to choose between three different classes, i.e., Pyromancer, Devastator, and Technomancer. Players’ class will determine how they approach every situation in the game.
2. NHL 21 For Console (April 2021)
If you are a Hockey fan, you must know everything about NHL 21. Published by EA Sports, NHL 21 released in October 2020 for PlayStation and Xbox Consoles. Well, as multiple EA titles already made their way to Xbox Game Pass, NHL 21 (Console) will also arrive on Microsoft’s subscription service in April 2021. However, we don’t have a particular release date for the game on Game Pass. Nevertheless, we’ll update the post as soon as more information turns up.
In NHL 21, players can create their custom player to participate in Canadian or European Hockey Leagues. What’s more, is that players can choose between different dialogues when interacting with media and coaches.
3. Narita Boy (March 30, 2021)
Team17’s futuristic pixel game, Narita Boy, tells the tale of a pixelated hero who is trapped in the Digital Kingdom. Now, the boy has to wield the Techno Sword and face dangers while exploring mysteries of the Digital Kingdom.
To be more precise, Narita Boy is a homage to the 1980s. So, the game will for sure take you on a nostalgic journey. In the game, players will follow a side-scrolling narrative to unlock powerful swords, solve puzzles, and fight powerful bosses. In terms of fun upcoming Game Pass games, Narita Boy surely takes the cake.
4. Psychonauts 2 (2021)
Double Fine’s Psychonauts 2 is an upcoming Xbox Game Studios title scheduled for release in 2021. As of now, there isn’t any particular release date for the game. However, you can expect the game to release in the second half of 2021. Interestingly, Psychonauts 2will be available on Xbox Game Pass on the first day of its release.
Much like Psychonauts in the Rhombus of Ruin, the game will feature third-person gameplay. Players can make use of psychic abilities to get into the minds of non-player characters.
5. Halo Infinite (2021)
Everyone in the gaming community is familiar with the critically acclaimed Halo series. The sixth main entry in the Halo series, Halo Infinite, is only a few months away. Initially planned to release in 2020, Halo Infinite will now release in late 2021 for Windows, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X/S. Along with other Xbox Game Studios titles, Halo Infinite will also be available on Game Pass on the first day of its global release, making it one of the most awaited upcoming Xbox game pass games.
The game will follow the story of Master Chief, who once again has to save humanity. Master Chief will have to use all his might to fight against The Banished, a mercenary group that broke off into several small fragments after their Halo 2’s alien alliance.
Upcoming Games on Xbox Game Pass in 2021: Wrapping Up
That’s it; these are five games that are confirmed to arrive on Xbox Game Pass in 2021. Of course, in the coming months, Microsoft will announce more games for Xbox Game Pass. The tech giant already surprised the gaming community by acquiring Bethesda Softworks and including most of its titles on Game Pass. Similarly, recently, Game Pass struck a deal to include major EA titles on the Xbox Game Pass. So, we never what Microsoft plans on doing now.
Nevertheless, no matter what Xbox does, we’re satisfied as long as we get more AAA titles on Game Pass. Also, while you wait for these Xbox Game Pass upcoming games, try exploring some of the already existing Xbox Game Pass games in 2021.