Like PlayStation Plus, Game Pass is a subscription service that Microsoft offers as part of its Xbox network. For a low monthly price, gamers who avail of Xbox Game Pass can enjoy hundreds of Xbox games. Plus, they can even play them across multiple devices, such as the Xbox console itself, PCs, mobile devices, and more, depending on the package you choose.
If you are somebody who takes great caution before subscribing to any gaming offer, you might want to know the games you can play once you avail the Xbox Game Pass. Well, you should know that there’s a lot. It can be not easy to choose a game you’d focus on. So, in this list, you will get to know the best and most in-demand games on Xbox Game Pass right now.
Some Of The Best Games On Xbox Game Pass Right Now
‘Halo: The Master Chief Collection’
First on this list of the best and most in-demand games on Xbox Game Pass right now is something that avid players would be very familiar with – “Halo,” but this time, its “Master Chief Collection.”
“Halo: The Master Chief Collection” is actually a compilation of first-person shooter games that belong to the “Halo” series. Meaning to say, you won’t just get one game from one purchase, but a wide range.
Each game in the collection received graphical upgrades. For instance, “Halo 2” got a high-definition redesign of its audio, video, and cutscenes, also in celebration of its 10th anniversary. Moreover, the game includes access to the live-action series “Halo: Nightfall,” as well as the “Halo 5: Guardians” multiplayer beta. What a way to kick off your Game Pass experience.
New and hot, “Starfield,” which just launched last week, is an action role-playing game from Bethesda Game Studios and Bethesda Softworks. Also the first new intellectual property that Bethesda developed in 25 years, “Starfield” takes place in a space-themed setting.
Players can switch between a first- and third-person perspective at any point. The game features an open world from an area within the Milky Way galaxy, featuring both real and fictional planetary systems. Gamers can land on over 1,000 planets, as well as a wide range of moons and space stations. Discover your inner astronaut with this game.
‘Grand Theft Auto V’
Equally as impressive, “Grand Theft Auto V” is an action-adventure game that’s one of the biggest offerings of Rockstar Games. It is the seventh main entry in the “GTA” series and the 15th installment overall.
The game is set in a fictional place called San Andreas, inspired by Southern California. Its single-player story follows three main protagonists – retired back robber Michael de Santa, drug dealer and gunrunner Trevor Philips, and street gangster Franklin Clinton – as they take on missions and commit heists under pressure from a corrupt government agency and influential criminals.
Also, “GTA V’s” open world design will let you roam San Andreas’ open countryside, as well as the fictional city of Los Santos, which is meanwhile based on Los Angeles. If you fancy stealing cars, this is a game for you.
‘The Last Case Of Benedict Fox’
New to your ears? Don’t worry, we got your back. “The Last Case of Benedict Fox” is also one of the best games you should try playing right now on Xbox Game Pass. Developed by Plot Twist and published by Rogue Games, it is a Metroidvania video game or a game that is a subgenre of the action-adventure game platform and is primarily two-dimensional.
In “The Last Case of Benedict Fox,” players control who else, Benedict Fox, a detective joined to a demon (very anime-ish, right?). Now Fox tracks down his father, who is actually already dead. With the use of his demonic familiar, Fox enters a new dimension where he finds answers concerning his dad’s death. Thus, players of this game will solve puzzles, jump to platforms, and fight monsters, among others. Sounds like “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button”? Well, kind of.
Another familiar game amongst players is “Minecraft,” and this time, there’s “Minecraft Legends” as one of the best games to play on Xbox Game Pass.
Developed by Mojang Studios and Blackbird Interactive, and published by Xbox Game Studios (itself!), this is an action strategy video game that features strategic characteristics at its core, alongside mechanics that take inspiration from action games. Players play “Minecraft Legends” from a third-person perspective. It features both cooperative and competitive multiplayer modes.
‘Sid Meier’s Civilization VI’
If you are into managing cities, and not just any other city, but cities inspired by history, then “Sid Meier’s Civilization VI” is the best game for you. Developed by Firaxis Games and published by 2K, the team behind other fantastic games like “NBA 2K” and “WWE 2K,” this game has players developing a civilization from an early settlement through various millennia in-game as they lead their cities to become world power and achieve military domination, technology superiority, and cultural influence over other human and computer-based opponents.
In this game, players explore its world, establish new cities, build improvements for the town, deploy military troops to attack and defend the civilization, research innovations and civic advancements, develop an influential culture, and trade with other world leaders. This is a game on Xbox Game Pass that you should not dare miss.
Discover Your Next Favorite Game
But, of course, the list does not end there. Aside from those, other in-demand games on Xbox Game Pass include “Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition,” “Immortals Fenyx Rising,” “LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga,” “The Walking Dead: The Final Season,” and so much more. So what are you waiting for? Join Xbox Game Pass now to enjoy playing these games and more.