Xbox Game Pass Community Lead Megan Spurr announced via a dedicated post on Xbox Wire that Outriders is coming to Xbox Game Pass when it launches worldwide on April 1st. Best described as a third-person shooter with role-playing game elements, People Can Fly’s upcoming game is currently one of the next biggest third-party game releases on the calendar. A new trailer is embedded above while a few more points from Megan’s statement are included below.
Starting April 1, Xbox Game Pass for Console and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate members can jump into this true genre-hybrid from Square Enix, which combines brutal combat with deep RPG systems. Outriders is set in the distant future where players attempt to colonize a planet that they believe to be a new home for humanity. Turns out, the planet doesn’t want them there. Oops. A mysterious storm called the Anomaly burnt out all the tech that’s more advanced than a lightbulb, hyper-evolved the wildlife into ferocious monsters, and colonization efforts broke down into a bitter war of attrition for the last remaining resources available to humanity.
You are an Outrider, re-awoken from cryostasis 30 years after the first landing on Enoch – emerging as an Altered – a being with access to powerful skills and healing abilities. And now you get to flex those skills on the ever-raging battlefield! Create and customize your own Outrider, then use their devastating array of abilities to annihilate your enemy as you embark on the journey to discover the source of a mysterious signal on a dangerous and untamed world.
You can play single-player or co-op with up to two friends as you combine skill and speed in a frenetic attempt to survive a savage future in this aggressive third-person perspective RPG-Shooter. And don’t forget it’s fully cross-play – explore Enoch with any of your friends on any other platform!
Are any of you excited to hear that Outriders is coming to Xbox Game Pass on Day One? Is it possible that this strategy may become a standard practice for Game Pass moving forward? Please feel free to let us know in the comments section below.
Source: Xbox Wire