It’s this time again! Pull out your “What to play next?” list and start re-prioritizing the games you want to play, because we have a bunch of new choices for you. Be a traveler, a pilot, a gangster or even an occasional flower; you have a lot to choose. Let’s jump in!
Be there soon
Subtitle (Cloud, Console and PC) ID @ Xbox – Available Today
Fall into the underworld and explore a hilarious and heartwarming world filled with dangerous monsters. Go out with a skeleton, dance with a robot, cook with a fishmonger… or destroy everyone wherever they are. The future is yours in this critically acclaimed role-playing game from indie developer Toby Fox.
Empire of Sin (Cloud, Console and PC) ID @ Xbox – March 18
Empire of Sin is a strategy game based in the Chicago underworld of the 1920s during the Prohibition era. Step into the shoes of real and fictional gangsters like Al Capone or Stephanie St. Clair to build and manage your criminal empire. Schmooze, scam and strategizing to reach the top.
Nier: Automata (PC) – March 18
Mankind has been driven from Earth by mechanical beings from another world. In a last ditch effort to reclaim the planet, human resistance sends a force of android soldiers to destroy the invaders. Now a war between machines and androids is raging … a war that may soon unveil a long forgotten truth to the world.
Star Wars: Squadrons (Console) EA Play – March 18
The New Republic is fighting for freedom. The Empire demands order. The Galactic Civil War is at a tipping point at a time when ace pilots on both sides could make all the difference. Master the art of starfighter combat in Star Wars: Squadrons, coming soon to EA Play and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate.
Flashlight III (PC) – March 18
In Flashlight III, Novastraia is once again under threat of invasion and it is up to you to defend yourself against the Netherim and his allies. Gather your spirits and brave the frontier to find glory, glory and a new adventure!
Genesis Black (Console and PC) ID @ Xbox – March 25
A dark adventure through time and space. When a love triangle between cosmic beings turns into a bitter confrontation, you will witness a gunshot fired by a jealous god – otherwise known as the Big Bang. Jump into the expanding universe and find a way to destroy creation and save your love.
Octopath traveler (Console and PC) – March 25
Eight travelers. Eight adventures. Eight roles to play. Embark on an epic journey through the vast and wonderful world of Orsterra and learn the compelling stories of each of the eight travelers. Use each character’s distinctive abilities in and out of battle, and make decisions to shape your path.
Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire – Ultimate Edition (PC) ID @ Xbox – March 25
Bend the world your way as you explore the depths of endless possibilities, including detailed character customization, complete freedom to explore, and more meaningful choices at every turn. Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire Ultimate Edition redefines the role-playing experience for a new generation.
Supraland (PC) ID @ Xbox – March 25
Save the village from the red sticks in this open world first person action puzzle platformer game. Travel and explore an interconnected awe-inspiring world, unlock new versatile abilities and combine them to overcome imaginative puzzles or uncover hidden secrets.
Yakuza 6: Song of Life (Cloud, console and PC) – March 25
Kazuma Kiryu, the Dragon of Dojima, returns with the dream of living a quiet life. But soon he finds out that Haruka had an accident and is now in a coma, leaving his young son, Haruto, carefree. To protect this child, Kiryu takes Haruto to the last place Haruka was spotted, Onomichi, Hiroshima. Why are the Tojo Clan and the Yomei Alliance both after Haruto? Kiryu will have to navigate the criminal world he left behind and fight for answers to protect the family he loves.
Narita boy (Cloud, Console and PC) ID @ Xbox – March 30
Become a symphonic in Narita boy! A radical action-adventure as a legendary pixel hero trapped as a mere echo in the digital realm. Uncover the mysteries behind the techno-sword, lock the swords with the corrupt and contaminated stallions. Save the world!
Outriders (Cloud and console) – April 1
Outriders brings intense action and deep role-playing to Xbox Game Pass! Developed by People Can Fly, veterans of the shooter genre, Outriders presents a survival journey through a wild planet, which can be tackled both solo and in 1-3 player co-op.
DLC / Game Updates
Minecraft x Uniqlo Skin Pack, Vol. 2
Get your free Minecraft x Uniqlo Skin Pack, Vol. 2 Today. This skin pack includes all new styles of Steteco t-shirts and shorts, plus new crowds that are sure to thrill!
Sea of Thieves Third Anniversary Event – March 18 to March 21
March 20 marks the third anniversary of Sea of Thieves. To celebrate, Xbox Game Pass members playing between March 18 and March 21 will receive the Jump For Joy emote for free!
The outer worlds: Murder on Eridanos DLC – March 17
Xbox Game Pass members save 10%! This is the latest narrative expansion for the award-winning RPG from Obsidian Entertainment and Private Division. The famous Halcyon Helen has been murdered and everyone is suspect. There’s more to the colony’s biggest murder mystery than meets the eye.
Ultimate Benefits of Xbox Game Pass
Apex Legends is here! This is the start of an exciting new monthly bonus in the form of weapon charms. Each month we will have a weapon charm with a different theme ready for you. Mars brings the Mass Effect Weapon charm N7. Claim yours now!
We have more great perks coming this month, but in the meantime, go claim them by heading to the perks gallery before they disappear!
- Rainbow Six Siege: doc byte set – Claim before April 5
- World of Tanks: Legend of War Pack – Complaint before March 31
Xbox Game Pass Quests
The spring is coming! It’s time to beat your competition and get 4X points for the ultimate quests! Remember to claim your Rewards points after completing your quests.
Try these weekly ultimate quests for 4X points:
- Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare 2 – 200 points: Defeat 3 zombies or 3 plants (from March 16)
- Dragon Age: Inquisition [EA Play] – 200 points: Kill 15 enemies in single player mode (starting March 23)
The following games will be leaving the Xbox Game Pass library soon, so be sure to drop back in to say goodbye! As always, you can use your membership discount to save up to 20% on the games before leaving to continue having fun.
Departure on March 31
- Hyperdot (Console and PC)
- Journey to the wild planet (Console)
- Machinarium (PC)
It’s an impressive list of games up there. If you’re looking for inspiration on what you want to play next, check out what Xbox Community Game Club chat and get into the conversation! We will be ringing from Twitter and Instagram, and if FOMO is not yet a member of Xbox Game Pass after playing all of these games, get your first month for $ 1 and join in the fun. We will be back next month!