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Xbox Game Pass For October 2021 Includes 11 More Games

Microsoft will release an additional 10 games into Game Pass throughout the rest of October.


Microsoft has announced the second wave of titles coming to Xbox Game Pass in October, while the company also updated the list of Game Pass titles that support touch controls on mobile. A total of 11 more games are arriving on Game Pass in the second half of October.

Arriving today, October 19, is the retro-FPS roguelite Into the Pit on console, cloud, and PC, while People Can Fly's shooter Outriders joins the catalog on PC (it was already available for Game Pass on console).

On October 21, Microsoft will add the fighting game Dragon Ball FighterZ to the Game Pass catalog across console and the cloud, while the turn-based battler Echo Generation releases day one on Game Pass that day for console, cloud, and PC. The single-player spaceship shooter Everspace 2 joins Game Preview for Game Pass members on PC on October 21 as well.

Microsoft's own Age of Empires IV comes to Game Pass on PC on October 28 at launch. The real-time strategy game has players battling it out in historical battles. Alan Wake's American Nightmare also comes to Game Pass on October 28, and it'll be available for console and PC. This standalone expansion sees players taking on a new evil, Mr. Scratch.

The post-noir adventure game Backbone, which has you playing as a raccoon detective, comes to Game Pass on console on October 28 as well, alongside the fishing game Bassmaster Fishing 2022 for console, cloud, and PC, which releases that day into Game Pass.

The action platformer roguelike Nongunz: Doppleganger Edition comes to Game Pass for console, cloud, and PC on October 28 as well, while one of 2021's best games overall, the timeloop game The Forgotten City, lands on Game Pass that day, too, for console, cloud, and PC.

You can see the full rundown of Xbox Game Pass titles for the second half of October below, along with the 13 additional games that now support touch controls. The first wave of titles for October included games like Back 4 Blood, Destiny 2: Beyond Light, The Riftbreaker, and more.

Xbox Game Pass October 2021 (second half)

October 19

  • Into the Pit (console, cloud, PC)
  • Outriders (PC)

October 21

  • Dragon Ball FighterZ (console, cloud)
  • Echo Generation (console, cloud, PC)
  • Everspace 2 (PC; Game Preview)

October 28

  • Age of Empires IV (PC)
  • Alan Wake's American Nightmare (console, PC)
  • Backbone (console)
  • Bassmaster Fishing 2022 (console, cloud, PC)
  • Nongunz: Doppleganger Edition (console, cloud, PC)
  • The Forgotten City (console, cloud, PC)

13 More Cloud Games Add Touch Controls On Mobile

  • Art of Rally
  • Boyfriend Dungeon
  • Crown Trick
  • Curse of the Dead Gods
  • Gears Tactics
  • Lethal League Blaze
  • Signs of the Sojourner
  • The Ascent
  • Train Sim World 2
  • Yakuza 0
  • Yakuza 6: The Song of Life
  • Yakuza Kiwami
  • Yakuza Kiwami 2

For more, check out GameSpot's roundup of the 20 best Xbox Game Pass games you can play right now.

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