20 Apr 2021 3:47 PM +00:00

Xbox Game Pass April 2021 games announced

Xbox Game Pass is the service that keeps on giving as four new titles are coming to the platform this month.

While many of the next big Xbox Series X|S titles have yet to be released, we do know of over two dozen games that are in active development.

Now we know about four new ones that hopefully will be announced soon.

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April 2021 Game Pass Games Announced

Game Pass really is the service that keeps on giving and today it has been announced that even more games are coming to the platform.

In a tweet, Major Nelson revealed that four new games will be coming to Game Pass, including the brand new MLB: The Show 21, as well as two classic Xbox titles will be making their way to the cloud.

MLB The Show 21 (Cloud and Console) – Available Now
Now available on Day One! Experience faster, deeper, and more intense moment-to-moment action on the field on Xbox One and in 4K 60FPS on Xbox Series X|S consoles. Lead your ballplayer to the pros in Road to the Show as a two-way star or aim for Diamond Dynasty glory and face your friends on PlayStation 4 or PlayStation 5 with cross-platform play.

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Phogs! (PC) ID@Xbox – April 22
In Phogs! you play as a duo of dogs on a captivating, puzzle-filled adventure. Linked by a stretchy belly, you’ll need to bark, bite, and bounce your way through obstacles set across the themed worlds of Food, Sleep, and Play. Play through your entire fun-filled adventure in co-op or single-player exploring 24 fantastical levels stuffed with exciting challenges and creatures to play with.

Second Extinction (Game Preview) (Cloud, Console, and PC) ID@Xbox – April 28
Second Extinction tasks you and up to two friends with fighting bloodthirsty mutant dinosaurs in a bid to reclaim Earth. But be warned: These carnivores have an appetite for war. The game takes place on a large-scale map where each region has a unique threat level. As the community lowers the threat level, the dinosaur menace retreats. Fail to keep the hordes at bay, however, and you’ll face increased threats, more dangerous enemies, and the chance of emergence events that will test your limits.

Destroy All Humans! (Cloud, Console, and PC) – April 29
The cult-classic returns! Invade 1950s Earth in the role of the evil alien Crypto-137. Harvest human DNA and bring down the U.S. government in the faithful remake of the legendary alien invasion action adventure. Annihilate puny humans using an assortment of alien weaponry and psychic abilities and reduce their cities to rubble with your flying saucer!

Fable III (Cloud) – April 30
Lead a revolution to take control of Albion, fight alongside your people, and experience love and loss while preparing to defend the kingdom against a looming threat. Your choices as ruler will lead to consequences felt across the entire land.

Fable Anniversary (Cloud) – April 30
As the best-selling RPG on the original Xbox, Fable pioneered every player’s choice having a consequence. With Fable Anniversary, a spectacular HD remaster of the original Fable, players will be reminded of why the franchise is so special and unique. All new textures and 3D models, an entirely new lighting system, a slick new interface, achievements, and all the content from The Lost Chapters, make Fable Anniversary the definitive Fable experience for faithful fans and new players alike!

New Multiplayer Game In Development

It has been reported that Microsoft is currently working on a brand new multiplayer title that is codenamed Cyclone.

So far not much is known about the game, but we do have a few details.

Windows Central's Miles Dompier recently revealed on the GameOnDaily podcast that Cyclone will be a very ambitious online experience.

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He also stated that the game won't be an MMO or third-person looter shooter, but instead will be a more unique experience with an "ambitious connected world."

Miles also claims there are four more games currently in development that we don't know about yet, with three being brand new IPs, with the fourth being a spin-off of an existing series.

There is no word on when these games could be announced or their release dates, so we will have to wait for Microsoft to eventually announce them.

Game Pass Update Add Huge Quality Of Life Changes

In a recent Xbox update, Game Pass saw many improvements to it to help with recommendations, including being able to see what your friends are playing and even jump into their game.

In a blog post, Microsoft revealed the new additions to the service.

"Playing games with your friends just got easier with Xbox Game Pass on your console. Play with Friends now appears when friends are playing any Xbox Game Pass game. You can either jump right into a joinable multiplayer session or begin installing the games your friends are currently playing."

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"Explore new game recommendations and collections in Game Pass on your console. Discover another gem based on your gameplay history with “Because you played,” or find a game to play with friends in “Multiplayer.” And that’s not all – we’re adding even more collections like first-person shooters, science fiction, horror, sandbox, mystery, anime, fantasy, cute, and more. With all these collections landing in the Game Pass hub on your console, you’re sure to find something to suit your mood."

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