Microsoft’s Game Pass has been around for a while, offering a range of reasonably popular games with a single monthly subscription. Game Pass is about to get a big boost in its game catalog courtesy of the Xbox maker’s recent acquisition of Bethesda Softworks. Starting now, you can get instant access to 20 popular Bethesda games on Game Pass.
Game Pass starts at $10 per month, but new subscribers can get a $1 trial month right now. Before today’s additions, there were already about 100 games available on Game Pass, including ARK, Gears 5, and No Man’s Sky. Here are all the new Bethesda games coming to Xbox Game Pass.
- Dishonored 2
- Doom 2
- Doom 64
- Doom 3
- Doom Eternal
- Fallout New Vegas
- Fallout 4
- Fallout 76
- Rage 2
- The Elder Scrolls 3: Morrowind
- The Elder Scrolls 4: Oblivion
- The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim
- The Elder Scrolls Online
- The Evil Within
- Wolfenstein: The New Order
- Wolfenstein The Old Blood
- Wolfenstein: Youngblood
Game Pass works on Xbox consoles, PC, and mobile. However, you won’t be able to play all of them everywhere. All of them work on Xbox and PC, but you’ll have to choose one or the other when you sign up for Game Pass at the $10 level. There’s a $15 version that includes both console and PC, as well as mobile access on Android. Only 16 of the games support mobile, which is accomplished via xCloud game streaming. As usual, Microsoft stresses that xCloud is still a beta product, and you’ll need a very reliable internet connection to play on your phone. When installed and played on the Xbox Series X or S, several of the titles will benefit from the new FPS Boost feature.
There’s always the concern with “all you can play” services that something you like will end up leaving. We all know this pain from video streaming platforms like Netflix. But because Microsoft now owns these Bethesda titles, it’s unlikely they’ll ever leave Game Pass.
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