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Bugsnax, 7 Days to Die, and Assassin's Creed Origins are coming to Xbox Game Pass

Xbox Game Pass April 2022 Part
Xbox Game Pass April 2022 Part (Image credit: Microsoft)

What you need to know

  • Microsoft shared the next batch of games coming to Xbox Game Pass in April 2022.
  • The previously-confirmed Bugsnax headlines the additions for the remainder of the month.
  • Additionally, Microsoft confirmed that it is working with Ubisoft to add Assassin's Creed Origins sometime in the next two months.

Midway through the month, Microsoft has shared more games that are on the way to Xbox Game Pass later in April, as well as including one big title that's a little further out.

Microsoft shared via Xbox Wire that numerous titles, such as the previously-confirmed Bugsnax, are coming to Xbox Game Pass in April. Microsoft also confirmed that the company is working with publisher Ubisoft to bring Assassin's Creed Origins to the service. It seems like it won't be in April however, but is instead slated for sometime in the next two months.

Source: Ubisoft (Image credit: Source: Ubisoft)

Microsoft is also working to add For Honor: Marching Fire Edition via the Ubisoft Connect app for PC. Earlier in the month, games like Life is Strange: True Colors and MLB The Show 22 were added into the service.

Coming soon

We've listed all the new games coming to Xbox Game Pass, PC Game Pass, and Xbox Cloud Gaming below:

F1 2021 (Cloud Gaming) - April 19

It's lights out and away we go! Game Pass Ultimate members can experience a gripping F1 story with cloud gaming via EA Play. Hit the track with their own team and live every Formula 1 fan's ultimate fantasy as F1 2021 joins a collection of racing games available to play on EA Play.

Need for Speed Hot Pursuit Remastered (Cloud Gaming) - April 19

Feel the thrill of the chase and the rush of escape in Need for Speed Hot Pursuit Remastered, now available with cloud gaming via EA Play. Unleash a savage sense of speed both as an outlaw and a cop in the world's hottest high-performance cars. Outsmart the heat or take down lawbreakers with the tactical weaponry at your disposal in a heart-pumping, socially competitive racing experience. It's time to reignite the pursuit.

Turnip Boy Commits Tax Evasion (Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Cloud Gaming, PC) - April 19

*Take control of the titular turnip seeking a way to pay back his debts to a corrupt onion mayor. Featuring a blend of puzzle solving, dungeon exploring, and plant harvesting, Turnip Boy Commits Tax Evasion is a cute, but epic journey to avoid paying taxes and tear down the establishment. *

7 Days to Die (Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Cloud Gaming, PC) - April 26

Set in a brutally unforgiving post-apocalyptic world overrun by the undead, 7 Days to Die is an open-world game that is a unique combination of first-person shooter, survival horror, tower defense, and role-playing games. Play the definitive zombie survival sandbox RPG that came first. Navezgane awaits!

Research and Destroy (Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, PC) - April 26

Take control of three brilliant Super Scientists in this turn-based action game as you research and develop strange new weapons and gadgets to destroy the Supernatural hordes that have all but crushed humanity!

Bugsnax (Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, PC, Cloud Gaming) - April 28

Bugsnax takes you on a journey to Snaktooth Island, home of the legendary half-bug half-snack creatures, Bugsnax. Invited by intrepid explorer Elizabert Megafig, you arrive to discover your host nowhere to be found, her camp in shambles, and her followers scattered across the island alone… and hungry!

Unsouled (Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, PC) - April 28

Test your reflexes to the limit and land uber-satisfying combos in Unsouled, a punishingly difficult (yet fair) Action RPG. During the journey, you'll have to master the ability to execute various skill combos and counterattacks for maximum damage if you hope to survive.

Leaving soon

A few games are also rotating out of Xbox Game Pass during April, which you can see listed below.

April 30

  • Cricket 19
  • Outlast 2
  • Secret Neighbor
  • Streets of Rage 4

Samuel Tolbert is a freelance writer covering gaming news, previews, reviews, interviews and different aspects of the gaming industry, specifically focusing on Xbox and PC gaming on Windows Central. You can find him on Twitter @SamuelTolbert.