MLB The Show 22, Life is Strange: True Colors and more join Xbox Game Pass in April
A couple of big new games, with updates to some older titles.
What you need to know
- Microsoft shared the new releases in Xbox Game Pass for April 2022.
- Some of the new games include MLB The Show 22 and Life is Strange: True Colors.
- There's also newfound Cloud support for multiple EA games such as Dragon Age 2.
With a new month comes new games joining Xbox Game Pass. This month, there's several updates to titles available in EA Play, as well as a couple of solid new releases.
Per Xbox Wire, joining Xbox Game Pass in April 22 is MLB The Show 22. Like its predecessor in 2021, this game is actually developed by Sony San Diego studio, which is part of PlayStation Studios. Considered the premiere title in baseball games, it's launching day one into Xbox Game Pass.
Also joining the roster is Life is Strange: True Colors. The third mainline entry in the Life is Strange franchise, this game from developer Deck Nine focuses on Alex Chen, a young woman with the power to sense other peoples' emotions.
We've listed all the new games coming to Xbox Game Pass, PC Game Pass, and Xbox Cloud Gaming below:
Cricket 22 (Xbox Series X|S Optimized, Xbox One, Xbox Cloud Gaming) - April 5
MLB The Show 22 (Xbox Series X|S Optimized, Xbox One, Xbox Cloud Gaming) - April 5
Chinatown Detective Agency (Xbox Series X|S Optimized, Xbox One, Xbox Cloud Gaming, PC) – April 7
Dragon Age 2 (Xbox Cloud Gaming) - April 7
Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare (Xbox Cloud Gaming) - April 7
Star Wars: Squadrons (Xbox Cloud Gaming) - April 7
Life is Strange: True Colors (Xbox Series X|S Optimized, Xbox One, Xbox Cloud Gaming, PC) - April 12
Panzer Corps 2 (PC) - April 12
The Dungeon of Naheulbeuk (PC) - April 12
Lost in Random ((Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Xbox Cloud Gaming, PC) - April 12
A few games are also rotating out of Xbox Game Pass during April, which you can see listed below.
- MLB The Show 21
- Rain On Your Parade
- The Long Dark
- F1 2019
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