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Monster Hunter: World, Prey, and more join Xbox Game Pass in April

A few days ago, Microsoft revealed that six new titles would be joining Xbox Game Pass soon. The service has added a lot of popular experiences like Just Cause 4 recently, so many gamers were curious as to how the latest selection would top those additions. Luckily, these new games are even better! Acclaimed titles like Monster Hunter: World, Prey, and more are making their debut in the coming weeks.

Below you can see a list of titles coming to Xbox Game Pass in April with their release dates.

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Prey

Prey is a first-person survival game from Bethesda. The title follows a protagonist named Morgan Yu who has to stop shapeshifting aliens from escaping a space station and making their way to Earth. Luckily, you have a number of special abilities and guns at your disposal. Prey managed to win critics over, but it didn't set the sales charts on fire when it launched a few years ago.

Prey should join Xbox Game Pass on April 11.

The Golf Club 2

The Golf Club 2 is exactly as the name suggests. The experience is all about beating your rivals and hitting the ball into the hole in the least amount of shots. Luckily, there's a great tutorial in the game so even if you're unfamiliar with golf simulators, you can learn how to play them.

The Golf Club 2 should join Xbox Game Pass on April 11.

Monster Hunter: World

Monster Hunter: World is an amazing open-world game that also garnered tremendous critical acclaimed when it launched last year. The goal is to use oversized weapons to hunt down powerful dinosaurs and other monsters. Doing so rewards you with precious crafting materials which can be used to make your equipment even stronger. This gameplay loop is quite addictive and if you're an Xbox Game Pass subscriber, you should definitely play this title. Monster Hunter: World is about to get a major expansion, too.

Monster Hunter: World should join Xbox Game Pass on April 18.

The Walking Dead: A New Frontier

The Walking Dead: A New Frontier is all about surviving the zombie apocalypse. You have to team up with other humans as you race to find a place that's safe. The game was made by the now-closed Telltale Games, and is regarded as some of the team's best work.

The Walking Dead: A New Frontier should join Xbox Game Pass on April 18.

Life Is Strange 2: Episode 2

Life Is Strange 2 joined Xbox Game Pass a few weeks ago, but only the first episode was available. Luckily, the story of the two brothers on the run continues with Episode 2 very soon.

Life Is Strange 2: Episode 2 should launch on Xbox Game Pass on April 24.

Resident Evil 5

Resident Evil 5 isn't as good as Resident Evil 4 because it's more action focused, but it's still an enjoyable game. You travel to Africa where another outbreak has been reported and try get to the bottom of it. Resident Evil 5 has less scares and is a co-op experience because you can play it with a partner.

Resident Evil 5 should launch on Xbox Game Pass on April 25.

Be sure to check out all of these titles, but don't miss Monster Hunter: World and Prey because they're phenomenal titles. Which games are you excited about? Let us know.

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Asher Madan handles gaming news for Windows Central. Before joining Windows Central in 2017, Asher worked for a number of different gaming outlets. He has a background in medical science and is passionate about all forms of entertainment, cooking, and antiquing.

5 Comments
  • Damn, Game Pass keeping me busy!!!
  • Patiently waiting for Metro Exodus 😁
  • Never expected to see MH:World there. It's an awesome game so nice to see more people will get a chance to play.
  • FINALLY some amazing third party titles.
  • Game Pass is killing it!