Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy, Kentucky Route Zero, and more join Xbox Game Pass in March

Xbox Game Pass March 2022
Xbox Game Pass March 2022 (Image credit: Microsoft)

What you need to know

  • Microsoft shared on Tuesday that Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy is headlining a new batch of games being added across the service.
  • Other games include Microsoft Flight Simulator coming to Xbox Cloud Gaming and Kentucky Route Zero.
  • The PC Game Pass app is also getting a major update, allowing users to install games to different folders.

Every month, Microsoft continues to add new batches of games to Xbox Game Pass, rotating in new or returning titles for subscribers to try. For the first drop in March 2022, there's some strong narrative-driven games for players to check out.

Microsoft shared via Xbox Wire that Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy is coming to Xbox Game Pass later in February. Other leading titles include the addition of Kentuck Route Zero, a Southern Gothic story, and Microsoft Flight Simulator coming to Xbox Cloud Gaming.

Finally, the PC Game Pass app is getting a fairly hefty update, adding the ability for players to choose the folders a game is installed to, access to game files, and mod support for more games, though no games are explicitly named.

Coming soon

You can check out all the titles coming soon to Xbox Game Pass and Xbox Cloud gaming below:

Far: Changing Tides (Xbox Cloud Gaming, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, PC) - March 1

Embark on a stunning new journey in this atmospheric vehicle adventure set in a beautifully realized, post-apocalyptic world. As protagonist, Toe, you must navigate the flooded landscape at the helm of a unique ship that upgrades and evolves as you progress on your journey. Solve puzzles, navigate the changing weather and dive to unknown depths in your search for a new home.

Microsoft Flight Simulator (Xbox Cloud Gaming) - March 1

Experience the joy of flying with Microsoft Flight Simulator, available today with Xbox Cloud Gaming on the devices you already own, including Xbox One, phone, tablet, and PC. Test your piloting skills against the challenges of real-time atmospheric simulation and live weather in a dynamic and living world. The sky is calling!

Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII (Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, PC) – March 3

Lightning, the star of the Final Fantasy XIII series, is poised to face her ultimate challenge. Experience a new game world, a new battle system, and extended customization features. The world will end in 13 days. Once again, its fate rests on the shoulders of one woman.

Kentucky Route Zero (Xbox Cloud Gaming, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, PC) – March 10

Kentucky Route Zero is a magical realist adventure game about a secret highway running through the caves beneath Kentucky, and the mysterious folks who travel it.

Lawn Mowing Simulator (Xbox One) - March 10

Lawn Mowing Simulator is available right now on PC, Xbox Series X|S, and with Xbox Cloud Gaming, and is coming soon to Xbox One consoles! Take a break from the real world and enjoy the challenge and serenity of mowing the Great British countryside in Lawn Mowing Simulator.

Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy (Xbox Cloud Gaming, Xbox Series X|S Optimized, Xbox One, PC) - March 10

Fire up Star-Lord's jet boots for a wild ride across the cosmos in this third-person action-adventure game, a fresh take on Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy. With the unpredictable Guardians at your side, blast your way from one explosive situation to another, with original and iconic Marvel characters caught in a struggle for the fate of the universe. You got this. Probably.

Young Souls (Xbox Cloud Gaming, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, PC) - March 10

Gear up and begin your journey solo or coop to rescue the Professor. Young Souls draws you in with not only its stunning art direction, clever beat 'em up gameplay and RPG mechanics, but also with its sharp writing and incredible universe setting between two worlds you will fall in love with. Plus, Ultimate members can play with Xbox Touch Controls from their mobile device on day one with cloud gaming!

Leaving soon

You can check out all the titles leaving soon from Xbox Game Pass and Xbox Cloud Gaming below:

March 15

  • Nier: Automata
  • Phogs!
  • Torchlight III
  • The Surge 2
Samuel Tolbert
Freelance Writer

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.