What you need to know
- Xbox Game Pass is a subscription service that gives users access to hundreds of games on PC and Xbox consoles for a monthly fee.
- This March, Xbox is adding several sports games to Game Pass, including Madden, NBA 2K, and NHL titles.
- The major, non-sports addition is Star Wars: Squadrons.
Xbox today announced its first wave of games coming to Xbox Game Pass this March. It's a very sports-heavy month, with most of the additions being sports titles. If you're not a huge sports fan, don't worry, you can play Star Wars: Squadrons. Several of the games are coming to the Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S consoles, as well as PC.
If none of the games here are up your alley, don't worry. Check out our list of the best Xbox Game Pass games so you can see the best of what the service has to offer.
Here are the games that are coming to Game Pass this month.
Madden NFL 21 (Xbox) - Available now on EA Play/Game Pass Ultimate
Football Manager 2021 (PC) - March 4
Football Manager 2021 Xbox Edition (Xbox & PC) - March 4
NBA 2K21 (Xbox & Cloud) -- March 4
Star Wars: Squadrons (Xbox) - Coming to EA Play in March
NHL 21 (Xbox) - Coming to EA Play in April
These are the titles that are leaving Xbox Game Pass this month.
- Alvastia Chronicles (Xbox & PC)
- Astrologaster (PC)
- Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night (Xbox & PC)
- Kona (Xbox)
- The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt (Xbox)
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