PUBG Now Available With Xbox Game Pass, More Major Additions Announced at X018


PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds hasn’t taken the leap and gone free-to-play like Fortnite yet, but at their X018 Inside Xbox Special, Microsoft announced the game that started the battle royale craze will now be included in Xbox Game Pass. Needless to say, PUBG is a pretty major addition for Xbox Game Pass, but Microsoft is promising to announce more than dozen titles for the service at X018. We’ll keep you updated as the announcements are made. Until then, you can check out a PUBG Xbox Game Pass trailer, below.

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Update: here's the full list of Game Pass titles announced at X018. Some of these are existing titles, others are new games that are yet to come out:

  • PUBG
  • Void Bastards
  • Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice
  • Ori and the Blind Forest
  • Ori and the Will of the Wisps
  • Thief of Thieves
  • Kingdom: Two Crowns
  • Aftercharge
  • Supermarket SHRIEK
  • Mutant Year Zero: Road to Eden
  • Pathologic 2
  • Secret Neighbor
  • The Good Life
  • Agents of Mayhem
  • MGXP 3
  • Thomas Was Alone

A pretty solid lineup! PUBG and the Ori game are no-brainers, and some of the new games like Void Bastards, Thief of Thieves, and Mutant Year Zero look very promising.

Xbox Game Pass grants players access to more than 100 Xbox One and Xbox 360 games for 10 bucks a month, or, for a limited time, new subscriber can get their first month for only $1! you can check out a full list of available Xbox Game Pass games here.

Interested in Game Pass, but don’t have access to an Xbox One? Microsoft recently launched the Xbox All Access program, which gets you an Xbox One console, Xbox Live, and Game Pass for a reasonable monthly fee – you can get more details here. Microsoft also recently announced the service will be coming to PC in the future.

Thinking of jumping on the Xbox Game Pass train now that PUBG has been added? What addition might change your mind?