Xbox Game Pass expands to include new releases from Microsoft Studios

25 January 2018, 01:04 | Shawn Tate

MICROSOFTHalo 6 will come straight to Xbox Games Pass

MICROSOFTHalo 6 will come straight to Xbox Games Pass

Today, we're excited to announce plans for a major expansion of Xbox Game Pass that underscores our commitment to deliver our fans the ultimate gaming subscription service. "Xbox One X" has six teraflops of graphical processing power, 12GB GDDR5 memory and 21GB/s of memory bandwidth that make games look more engaging. This also happened to be the first mention of a new Gears of War game, which would be the fifth in the series.

The team at Xbox also stated that this will also be the case for upcoming releases that have yet to be announced by Microsoft Studios, including any future installments to the Forza Motorsport franchise.

In a way to attract more gamers, has announced that all the exclusive games published by Microsoft Studios will be released into on the same date as their global release. Going forward, all first-party Xbox One games will be available as part of the Xbox Game Pass service from the day they launch. Game Pass users receive a steady stream of new game additions while older titles cycle in and out over time, much like how Netflix handles its vast content library.

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When it was released a year ago, it only included older titles but now you can play all of Xbox's first party new releases.

If you've got the "Instant On" feature enabled on your Xbox One, you'll have already downloaded and installed the update by now if you've been playing at all since it was released on January 22.

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". 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.



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