Microsoft unveils Xbox Game Pass titles for April

Xbox Game Pass at Gamescom 2018
Xbox Game Pass at Gamescom 2018 (Image credit: Matt Brown / Windows Central)

Microsoft has unveiled the next wave of titles headed to Xbox Game Pass, with new games on the April roster, distributed across its Xbox One and PC services. The Netflix-style subscription for games now boasts over 300 titles across the two platforms, with six newcomers on the horizon to shake up the library.

Alvastia Chronicles joins Xbox One on April 9, 2020, a retro-styled Japanese role-playing game (RPG) with turn-based elements, building a squad from over 100 companions. For an unhinged RPG alternative, Journey to the Savage Planet delivers an interstellar adventure, arriving on the service on April 9, too. Xbox Game Pass PC users will receive additional titles in April, including Alien: Isolation, Football Manager 2020, Mistover, Alvastia Chronicles, and Stranger Things 3: The Game, tying into the hit Netflix series. Yakuza Kiwami also hits Xbox One in the future, although with no release window provided.

That couples with several titles departing Xbox Game Pass on April 15, spanning Prey, The Book of Unwritten Tales 2, Guacamelee! Super Turbo Championship Edition, MX vs. ATV Reflex, and Samurai Showdown II. PC also parts with Prey, Fez, Into the Breach, and Valkyria Chronicles.

Xbox Game Pass is available for Xbox One and PC, starting at $10 for access to over 100 games – or bundled together with Xbox Live Gold in a three-in-one subscription, dubbed Xbox Game Pass Ultimate.

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A Game Pass Ultimate subscription is an essential purchase for Xbox gamers. It comes with access to Xbox Live for online play and Xbox Game Pass for over 100 playable games, all for $ with today's deal. New or inactive accounts only.

Matt Brown is Windows Central's Senior Editor, Xbox & PC, at Future. Following over seven years of professional consumer technology and gaming coverage, he’s focused on the world of Microsoft's gaming efforts. You can follow him on Twitter @mattjbrown.

  • Seriously wish Football Manager would come to consoles.
  • Fairly dull bunch for me this round, but I'm still working my way through a bunch of other games on there anyway, so I'll live. I'm contemplating trying to power through Prey before it leaves, but I'm enjoying Nier too much.
  • Prey is fantastic and you should look into getting it when it goes on a good sale (which may be right now). I am finally getting through the DLC after buying it a year ago, hopefully I can finish it before I have t findy disc. 😜