All Xbox and Bethesda Titles Coming to Xbox Game Pass on Day One in 2021

Published 06/14/2021, 2:15 PM EDT

A long list of games has been announced for Day 1 of Xbox Game Pass at the E3 Xbox and Bethesda Games Showcase. The list of games available on Game Pass is huge as it is, and with announcements like this, Microsoft ensures their loyal customers stay satisfied.


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Coming This Year

  • Microsoft Flight Simulator (Cloud, Xbox Series X|S) – July 27
  • Hades (PC, Cloud, and Console) – August 21
  • Among Us (Cloud and Console) – 2021


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Coming Day One This Year

  • Dungeons and Dragons: Dark Alliance (PC, Cloud, and Console) – June 22
  • The Ascent (PC, Cloud, and Console) – July 29
  • Twelve Minutes (PC, Cloud, and Console) – August 19
  • Psychonauts 2 (PC, Cloud, and Console) – August 25
  • Aragami 2 (PC, Cloud, and Console) – September 17
  • Sable (PC, Cloud, and Console) – September 23
  • Scorn (PC, Cloud, and Xbox Series X|S) – Fall 2021
  • The Anacrusis (PC, Cloud, and Console) – Fall 2021
  • Back 4 Blood (PC, Cloud, and Console) – October 12
  • Age of Empires IV (PC) – October 28
  • Forza Horizon 5 (PC, Cloud, and Console) – November 9
  • Shredders (Cloud and Console) – December 2021
  • Halo Infinite (PC, Cloud, and Console) – Holiday 2021
  • Hello Neighbor 2 (PC, Cloud, and Console) – 2021
  • The Gunk (PC, Cloud, and Console) – 2021

Microsoft Flight Simulator (Cloud, Xbox Series X|S)

Microsoft’s Flight Simulator, announced at this year’s E3, takes things to a whole new level. It offers a truly incredible level of realism and engaging gameplay. Soar through the skies like never before!

Hades (PC, Cloud, and Console)

One of the best games from last year, Hades is a super fun brawler-style dungeon crawler. An immersive game that looks good and ticks all the right boxes, Hades is a must-play!

Among Us (Cloud and Console)

A title that took the world by storm, Among Us has become an integral part of pop culture. With an online challenging deduction-based gameplay, Among Us keeps players on the edge of their seats.

Dungeons and Dragons: Dark Alliance (PC, Cloud, and Console)

The Dungeons and Dragons franchise gets a reboot with Dark Alliance. Now a third-person action RPG with a heavy emphasis on the hack-and-slash style of gameplay, Dark Alliance looks brilliant. The game will also feature both single-player and multiplayer modes.

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The Ascent (PC, Cloud, Console) 

The reveal of Ascent at E3 shows the game has plenty of action-packed gameplay to offer. The Cyberpunk-ish universe seems to be meticulously designed and gives you a bunch of enemies to obliterate.

Twelve Miles (PC, Cloud, Console) 

Coming to XBOX Day 1, Twelve Miles is a thriller title with a unique camera setup. Unlike generic camera setups expected from video games, Twelve Miles’ camera is positioned overhead. Meaning players get a top-down view. Also adding to its appeal is its interactive gameplay.

Psychonauts 2 (PC, Cloud, and Console)

A hugely anticipated game finally coming out over a decade after the first installment, Psychonauts 2’s witty writing and whacky design is sure to win over the world.

Aragami 2 (PC, Cloud, and Console)

Aragami 2 offers players stealth-based fast-paced gameplay. Acquire new skills, play solo or with friends, and lose yourself in the beautiful-yet-deadly world of Aragami.

Sable (PC, Cloud, and Console)

Sable is a game that manages to combine a magnificent art style and exciting exploration-based gameplay. Let Sable take you along for a ride through deserts, ruins, forgotten temples, and more.

Scorn (PC, Cloud, and Xbox Series X|S)

Scorn is a horror game where all the player has to do is survive. It relies heavily on atmospheric elements and bears a super slight resemblance to the recent Doom games in terms of what the environment looks like, though it’s a lot darker.

The Anacrusis (PC, Cloud, and Console)

A first-person shooter you can play with your friends, in Anacrusis you’ll be swarmed with hordes of enemies. Take them down with your friends and get to live another day.


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Back 4 Blood (PC, Cloud, and Console)

A first-person shooter made by the creators of the Left 4 Dead games, Back 4 Blood allows you to partner up with four friends in co-op as you decimate your way through hordes of the “ridden” in a co-op story-driven experience. Certain modes will also let the player play as the ridden.

Age of Empires IV (PC)

Fans of strategy games have reason to rejoice with Age of Empires IV forthcoming release of Age of Empires IV. With a new look and improved mechanics, Age of Empires IV is certainly a game fans are waiting for.

Forza Horizon 5 (PC, Cloud, and Console) 

With breathtaking graphics, new locations, and loads of new cars, Forza Horizon 5 is sure to be a treat for racing game fans worldwide. Players will also get to team up with other players and go up against one another in a range of challenges.

Shredders (Cloud and Console)

If you like the snow-covered mountains and the rush inherent in snowboarding, you will love Shredders. Shredders is a snowboarding game that utilizes next-gen tech to make the good game look and feel as real as possible.

Halo Infinite (PC, Cloud, and Console)

Another shooter set to make its release, Halo Infinite can be enjoyed solo as well as a cross-platform multiplayer title. Master Chief is ready to save humanity once again.

Hello Neighbor 2 (PC, Cloud, and Console)

In a town where people mostly mind their own business, play as a journalist in his quest to find out what his neighbor, Mr. Peterson is hiding. An ever-evolving AI is sure to make reaching your goal a challenge.


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The Gunk (PC, Cloud, and Console)

The Gunk features a visually stunning world, exciting and energetic soundtracks, and intricate level design. Play as a space explorer and make your way through enemies while solving increasingly difficult puzzles.

With so many games lined up for Xbox launch day, gamers are sure to have great year.


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