Outriders is coming to Xbox Game Pass on day one, set to release April 1

Outriders Enoch
Outriders Enoch (Image credit: Square Enix)

What you need to know

  • Outriders is an upcoming co-op RPG shooter from People Can Fly and Square Enix.
  • The game is set to release on April 1, 2021 with cross-play on all platforms.
  • Today, Microsoft confirmed Outriders will launch day one into Xbox Game Pass.

Outriders, the upcoming RPG co-op shooter from Bulletstorm developer People Can Fly and publisher Square Enix, will be available in Xbox Game Pass at launch. It'll also be playable via Xbox Cloud Gaming on Android devices for any Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscribers.

In addition to this massive news for Xbox Game Pass users, there's a new trailer for the game, which you can check out below:

Outriders supports cross-play on all platforms, so friends can play together regardless of who is on what system. A recent Outriders demo allows players to try the first couple of hours for free and progress carries over into the full game.

Outriders was originally supposed to launch in Holiday 2020 but like many games, was pushed for further polish. Outriders is now set to arrive on April 1, coming to Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, Xbox One, PC, PS5, PS4 and Stadia. Outriders is easily one of the biggest third-party games yet to launch into Xbox Game Pass on day one.

Samuel Tolbert
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