Outriders is coming to Game Pass, but only on Xbox and mobile

By Sherif Saed
15 March 2021 15:33 GMT

Fans actually correctly figured out the Game Pass tease.

Outriders is indeed coming to Xbox Game Pass. The co-op shooter will be available on the subscription service on the day of its release, April 1, for Game Pass console and mobile, but not PC.

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In case you missed it, Microsoft has been teasing a big addition to Game Pass soon. The cryptic teaser was understood by fans to be referring to the world of Outriders, but many felt the game to be too high-profile to arrive on Game Pass on day one.

This is far from the first third-party game to have a day-and-date release on Game Pass, of course, but those launches are typically reserved for smaller games, or those funded/published by Microsoft.

That said, it’s disappointing that PC players won’t be able to join in on the fun, though Square Enix is likely happy with the game’s pre-orders on Steam so far, and the demo’s general reception there.

Speaking of the demo, it just received a big patch, offering a toggle for the game’s dreaded motion blur, plenty of crash fixes, matchmaking improvements and more.

Outriders is out April 1 on PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X/S.

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