What you need to know
- As we enter the second half of March 2022, Microsoft has unveiled all the new games heading to Xbox and PC Game Pass soon.
- Headlining titles include Crusader Kings 3 on Xbox Series X|S, F1 2021 via EA Play, Weird West and Shredders, and more.
- New games, including Among Us, are also gaining touch controls when played via Xbox Cloud Gaming.
- A few games leave the service at the end of the month, including Destiny 2 from PC Game Pass.
The first half of March 2022 is behind us, and all of Microsoft's Xbox Game Pass promises from the beginning of the month have come true. On Tuesday, Microsoft revealed what's coming next to its Xbox Game Pass suite of services, which gives players access to hundreds of high-quality video games across Xbox consoles, PC, and the cloud on any number of devices.
Xbox Game Pass is securing a fresh batch of game additions in the upcoming weeks, spread out across numerous genres and platforms. Indie lovers should look out for day one Xbox Game Pass launch titles Weird West and Shredders, for example.
The headlining addition this time around is undoubtedly Crusader Kings 3, an excellent strategy game that is finally arriving on Xbox consoles. For the time being, Crusader Kings 3 will only be available on current-gen Xbox Series X and Series S consoles, but this could change if the title heads to Xbox Cloud Gaming at some point in the future. Either way, one of the best Xbox Game Pass games is now available on more devices and to more players.
The games listed here can head anywhere Xbox Game Pass is available, including Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, Xbox One, PC, and Xbox Cloud Gaming. Because of the sheer volume of titles, it can be hard to keep track of all the games coming to and leaving from Xbox Game Pass.
You can check out all the titles coming soon to Xbox Game Pass, PC Game Pass, and Xbox Cloud gaming below:
Shredders (Xbox Series X|S Optimized, Xbox Cloud Gaming, & PC) — March 17
The Dungeon of Naheulbeuk: The Amulet of Chaos (Xbox Series X|S Optimized, Xbox One, Xbox Cloud Gaming, & PC) — March 17
Tainted Grail: Conquest (Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, & PC) — March 22
Zero Escape: The Nonary Games (Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Xbox Cloud Gaming, & PC) — March 22
Norco (PC) — March 24
F1 2021 (Xbox Series X|S Optimized & Xbox One) via EA Play — March 24
Crusader Kings III (Xbox Series X|S & PC) — March 29
Weird West (Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Xbox Cloud Gaming, & PC) — March 31
You can check out all the titles leaving soon from Xbox Game Pass, PC Game Pass, and Xbox Cloud Gaming below:
- Madden NFL 20 (Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Xbox Cloud Gaming, & PC) via EA Play
- Narita Boy (Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Xbox Cloud Gaming, & PC)
- Shadow Warrior 2 (Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Xbox Cloud Gaming, & PC)
- Destiny 2: Beyond Light, Shadowkeep, & Forsaken (PC)
You can check out all the titles adding touch controls with Xbox Cloud Gaming below:
- Among Us
- Katamari Damacy Reroll
- Lumines Remastered
- Rubber Bandits
- Spelunky 2
- Telling Lies
- Young Souls
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