Is Minecraft Dungeons on Xbox Game Pass? Release Date, Gameplay, Classes, Details and more

Will the dungeon crawler be adventuring its way onto Microsoft’s gaming streaming service?

by Ramzi Musa
Is Minecraft Dungeons on Xbox Game Pass

With the title just around the corner and coming to multiple platforms, will we see Minecraft Dungeons on Xbox Game Pass?

Keep reading to find out.

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Is Minecraft Dungeons on Xbox Game Pass?

Raise your swords in the air and rejoice, as the answer is a resounding ‘yes!’

The original Minecraft is currently available on Xbox Game Pass, so it makes sense that Minecraft Dungeons would also be featured too.

According to the Xbox.com it will be available on Xbox Game Pass at launch, which once again will be Tuesday 26 May 2020.

Is Minecraft Dungeons on Xbox Game Pass
USING STEALTH? PASS! Dive in all swords blazing into the procedurally generated dungeons!

What is Xbox Game Pass

Xbox Game Pass is a gaming subscription service. A good way to think about it is a ‘Netflix for games’.

For a single monthly subscription, you can access over 100 games – Minecraft being one of them!

This is a great option for those who want to play and experience a wide variety of quality titles.

Is Minecraft Dungeons on Xbox Game Pass
TAKE IT FOR A SPIN: Xbox Game Pass is a welcome addition for many players looking to discover new titles

It’s an exciting move to be sure, and one that certainly gives another avenue for Minecraft Dungeons to reach a wide audience.

So what can players expect to experience upon release?

Gameplay

The Minecraft Dungeons themselves are largely ‘procedurally generated’.

For those who may not know, this essentially means that no two levels will be the same!

This unique gameplay mechanic is sure to keep things fresh, all the way up to the endgame.

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However, what can players expect to encounter in these ever-changing maps?

Well, no dungeon would be complete without its share of traps, pitfalls and puzzles, and from what we’ve seen in the gameplay trailer, it has an abundance of them!

Players will have to navigate the deadly dungeons carefully, but if that wasn’t enough – you’ll have to handle the enemies that wait for you too.

Minecraft Dungeons Battle scenes
IT’S A TRAP! Survive the dungeon’s traps only to be rewarded with a horde of monsters!

Luckily enough players will have numerous weapons at their disposal, and with the freedom to create whatever class they like.

Interested in more of a tank build? Make sure you’re armoured up and have a seriously devastating weapon to hand.

Feel like keeping your distance and picking off enemies with serious accuracy? Create an archer class and loose some arrows!

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With so much in store for players it can be a little overwhelming to process! That’s why we’ve put together an article with absolutely everything you need to know.

From the best weapons to crossplay, We’ve got all your questions covered and more.

Ramzi Musa