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Age of Empires IV, Dragon Ball FighterZ, Everspace 2 and more head to Xbox Game Pass

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The second half of October is slated to be a popular one amongst Xbox Game Pass subscribers. After adding Back 4 Blood, Riftbreaker, and others earlier in the month, Microsoft today announced 11 more games coming to the Xbox, PC, and cloud platforms via its subscription programs. The wave touts heavy hitters like Age of Empires IV, Outriders, Dragon Ball FighterZ, and more.

Age of Empires IV is a PC exclusive first party game from Xbox, so it will be on Xbox Game Pass day one of launch. Outriders finally approaching the PC variant of the service after a long stay just on Xbox consoles was confirmed just yesterday.

Here's everything announced today:

  • Into the Pit (Cloud, Console, and PC) – Available now
  • Outriders (PC) – Available now
  • Dragon Ball FighterZ (Cloud and Console) – October 21
  • Echo Generation (Cloud, Console, and PC) ID@Xbox – October 21
  • Everspace 2 (Game Preview) (PC) ID@Xbox – October 21
  • Age of Empires IV (PC) – October 28
  • Alan Wake’s American Nightmare (Console and PC) – October 28
  • Backbone (Console) ID@Xbox – October 28
  • Bassmaster Fishing 2022 (Cloud, Console, and PC) ID@Xbox – October 28
  • Nongunz: Doppelganger Edition (Cloud, Console, and PC) – October 28
  • The Forgotten City (Cloud, Console, and PC) – October 28
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Alongside Age of Empires IV, both Echo Generation and Bassmaster Fishing 2022 are day one arrivals to the service.

At the same time, Xbox touch controls have been added to 13 more titles, letting Xbox Game Pass Ultimate cloud play users jump in without the use of a controller:

  • 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

Seven games will be leaving the service on October 31, them being Carto, Celeste, Comanche, Eastshade, Five Nights at Freddy’s, Knights & Bikes, and Unruly Heroes. While we have to wait until next month to find out what's present in the next wave of Game Pass titles, Mojang's Minecraft Java and Bedrock Editions for PC and Playground Games' Forza Horizon 5 will be two of them.

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