Among Us is now available through Xbox Game Pass for PC

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What you need to know

  • Among Us is a unique four-to-ten player game that was released in 2018 but gained popularity in 2020.
  • The game's unique gameplay mechanics, ease-of-use, and accessibility on various platforms all played into its sudden success.
  • Now, the game is a little bit more accessible for players and is officially available through Xbox Game Pass for PC.
  • Xbox Game Pass for PC subscribers can now install and play the game as much as they want without purchasing it.

Among Us is a rare success story for 2020, having risen in popularity massive a full two years after its initial release. The game continues to go from strength to strength, and Among Us is now available on the Nintendo Switch. At the Game Awards, it was revealed that Among Us was also heading to Xbox Game Pass for PC, and today that plan comes to fruition. Starting now, you can download and play Among Us to your heart's content through Xbox Game Pass for PC.

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Among Us was hardly an expensive game as it was, coming in at about $5 on PC, but for Xbox Game Pass for PC subscribers that haven't found a reason to try the game out yet, this is a fantastic addition. If you haven't played Among Us, it's easily recommended for its unique gameplay that pits players against each other just as much as it forces them to work together.

You can check out our guide on how to play Among Us for some awesome tips and tricks, and pick up one of the Best PC Gaming Headsets to level-up your communication skills when playing with friends.

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