Xbox Game Pass April update: Big titles coming this month

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These are just the base games but you can score 20% off the base game and 10% off DLC while the game is part of the Xbox Game Pass.

After a couple of updates throughout March, the Xbox Game Pass April update sees six games joining the service, headlined by Monster Hunter: World and Prey. Without further ado, the games coming to Xbox Game Pass in April include:

  • The Golf Club 2 (April 11)
  • Prey (April 11)
  • Monster Hunter: World (April 18)
  • The Walking Dead: A New Frontier (April 18)
  • Life is Strange 2: Episode 2 (April 24)
  • Resident Evil 5 (April 25)

As you can see, two of the games drop yesterday with the other four coming later this month. While only six games have been announced, Xbox has a habit of adding more throughout the month. Still, the two big titles being added this month should keep you busy for more than a few hours, that’s for sure. As well, you can save on purchasing the full game and/or any applicable DLC for Xbox Game Pass games.

In case you missed it, there are ten games leaving Xbox Game Pass in May as well, so you might want to get through those first. Without further ado, here’s more information on the games coming to the subscription game service this month.

The Golf Club 2

Rise to fame and fortune in the largest, most dynamic golf game ever created. Assemble and join online Societies with friends, compete in tournaments, and earn money to climb the ranks in golf’s largest gaming community.

The Golf Club 2 offers a dynamic, single-player Career mode, infinite hours of interactive golfing with online opponents, a new and improved course creator, cutting-edge swing mechanics, and a host of brand new, lush environments – all blending together seamlessly to create your dream golfing experience.

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Prey

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In Prey, you awaken aboard Talos I, a space station orbiting the moon in the year 2032. You are the key subject of an experiment meant to alter humanity forever – but things have gone terribly wrong. The space station has been overrun by hostile aliens and you are now being hunted. As you dig into the dark secrets of Talos I and your own past, you must survive using the tools found on the station, your wits, weapons, and mind-bending abilities.

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Monster Hunter: World

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Welcome to a new world! Take on the role of a hunter and slay ferocious monsters in a living, breathing ecosystem where you can use the landscape and its diverse inhabitants to get the upper hand. Hunt alone or in co-op with up to three other players, and use materials collected from fallen foes to craft new gear and take on even bigger, badder beasts!

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The Walking Dead: A New Frontier

Bethesda Game Studios, the award-winning creators of Fallout 3 and Skyrim, welcomes you to the world of Fallout 4. Winner of more than 50 Game of the Year awards, including top honors at the 2016 D.I.C.E. Awards. Fallout 4 is the studio’s most ambitious game ever and the next generation of open-world gaming. As the sole survivor of Vault 111, you enter a world destroyed by nuclear war. Only you can rebuild and determine the fate of the Wasteland. Welcome home.

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Life is Strange 2: Episode 2

The two brothers continue their journey on the road into the winter months & struggle against the cold. As Daniel gradually falls ill, Sean’s concern for his younger brother increases and decides the pair of them must make their way to their distant grandparent’s house to recover and seek shelter.

During their stay, they encounter next-door neighbour Chris, a young boy the same age as Daniel who believes he is a super-hero by the name of Captain Spirit.

As Daniel and Chris begin to form a friendship, Sean insists on Daniel following a set of rules around his power. Will Daniel keep his power concealed or break the rules in a time of need?

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Resident Evil 5

One of the most popular Resident Evil titles comes to Xbox One in full 1080p HD with an increased frame rate. Featuring single-player and co-op modes and a dramatic storyline, this fully-loaded release includes all previously released DLC (Lost in Nightmares and Desperate Escape story expansions, Versus mode, extra figures and 4 costumes), and the previously PC-exclusive No Mercy mode, as well as the new mode “The Mercenaries United” which combines the two fan-favorite modes, The Mercenaries and The Mercenaries Reunion for an even more intense experience.

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Of course, these are just the base games that are being offered up but if you like it enough you can score 20% off the base game and 10% off DLC while the game is part of the Xbox Game Pass.

What do you think of the games coming to the Xbox Game Pass in April? Which title are you looking forward to playing the most? Let us know in the comments below or on Google+, Twitter, or Facebook.

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