After joining Xbox Game Pass for PC, Among Us is officially coming to Xbox and Xbox Series X|S in 2021

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What you need to know

  • Among Us is an innovative multiplayer game that has gained recent popularity for its gameplay and premise.
  • The game joined Microsoft's Xbox Game Pass for PC subscription service today but also announced major news.
  • Among Us already came to the Nintendo Switch console and is now planning to jump to Xbox consoles in 2021.
  • When Among Us lands on Xbox, it'll work on Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S and will be available through Xbox Game Pass.

Among Us was already capturing headlines recently with the news that Among Us is available on the Nintendo Switch and even earlier today with the news that Among Us is now available through Xbox Game Pass for PC. Apparently, the small team isn't done making waves, with the announcement that Among Us is heading to Xbox consoles in 2021. InnerSloth's unique and surprise success wants to be accessible to players everywhere, and is expanding to as many platforms as possible.

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We don't have an exact release window yet, but Among Us will be heading to Xbox consoles in 2021. This means full support on Xbox One, Xbox Series X, and Xbox Series S consoles. Even better, Among Us will be available through Xbox Game Pass on consoles, too, making it extremely easy for anyone to jump in and try the game out on their living room console.

Among Us is already available on PC, mobile devices, Switch, and Xbox Game Pass for PC. If you need some pointers on how to play, be sure to check out our guide on how to play Among Us. You can also prepare for Among Us' arrival on Xbox by investing in one of the Best Headsets for Xbox Series X|S, that way you can jump into a party and discuss every mysterious death with your friends.

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