Xbox Game Pass expands to include new releases from Microsoft Studios

Microsoft has announced it is expanding Xbox Game Pass and will start releasing first-party Xbox One exclusives through the subscription service.

Xbox One exclusives like Sea of Thieves, Crackdown 3 and State of Decay 2 will be available on day one for Xbox Games Pass subscribers.

This is no doubt an incredible deal for gamers everywhere.

Microsoft has noted that Sea of Thieves, due out on March 20, will be the first exclusive to fall under this new policy.

The service has been dubbed the "Netflix of games" by the media on more than one occasion and with good reason. A large number of the Xbox Game Pass games now available are console-exclusives, so that means the subscription isn't necessarily worthwhile if you're not also playing on Xbox. If you play the Microsoft exclusives on Windows 10 it's likely that you felt left out; however, you do not have to do it, since you can also enjoy some of the benefits of this program via Play Anywhere.


Until now, higher-profile games - such as Gears of War 4 - took some time to reach the service.

Speaking to The Verge, Spencer said - "I have been on public record saying I want people to play the games they play on the devices they want to play them on, so stay tuned".

Xbox's on-demand games subscription service Game Pass has proven successful since its launch last spring, and now the company is looking to expand the service to better serve its audience.

It would improve on the current Xbox Games Pass lineup, which leans heavily on older titles. It is available for purchase through Amazon, Flipkart, Croma, Landmark, and Microsoft India stores, in addition to over 100 speciality gaming stores in the country.

"We've only scratched the surface of the opportunity this new model brings to the industry and what we can deliver to our fans".


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