Xbox Game Pass to Add Dirt 5, Code Vein, and More Games in February 2021

Published 02/16/2021, 2:53 PM EST


Xbox have announced new games for their gaming service, Xbox Game Pass for February 2021. These games are now part of a second wave of additions after introducing many other games in early February. In the first wave, games such as Final Fantasy XII The Zodiac Age, Falconeer, Wolfenstein: Youngblood and many more became part of Game Pass.

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Xbox bring Code Vein to Game Pass

The festivities begin on Thursday, Friday 18, with Xbox adding three new games to the Game Pass. The biggest addition to the service will be the introduction of Code Vein for PC. The open world RPG developed by Bandai Namco released in 2019 remains one of the most popular games from Japan. It sets the game in a post apocalyptic world and is inspired by the popular franchise, Dark Souls.

Also in the blog post, Microsoft also announced that the other games to join on Thursday would be Pillars of Destiny 2: Deadfire and Wreckfest. Pillars of Destiny is a RPG game released in 2018 by Obsidian Entertainment, while Wreckfest is the FlatOut inspired racing game released in 2014. Almost a week after that on Monday, February 23, Xbox will add the strategy co-op game Killer Black Queen, which released in 2019 as well.

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Dirt 5 to replace predecessor in Game Pass

Following that on Wednesday, February 25, Xbox will finally replace Dirt 4 with the latest iteration from the franchise, Dirt 5. The Colin McRae Rally series continues to live on with the franchiseโ€™s game that released in November 2020. The Codemasters developed game became one of the best racing games in the COVID hit year of 2020. The franchise took a massive shift with Dirt 5 after shifting towards an arcade style racing. Dirt 4 was much more simulation type of racing game.

The other games that would release on the same day will be the Space Flight simulation game Elite Dangerous and Superhot: Mind Control Delete. The game released in 2020 was the third game in the time bending franchise of Superhot.

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Rupesh Nair

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Rupesh is an eSports author at EssentiallySports. Currently a student at Mumbai University, he has been involved with eSports since his childhood. Having played titles like Fallout 4, Minecraft, FIFA, Portal 2 and Halo 4 extensively, Rupesh has a deep understanding of the sport.

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