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Here are all the reasons you need PC Game Pass

It’s no exaggeration to say that Game Pass is revolutionizing the way people play games and expanding the horizons of gamers around the world. A few years ago, trying out a new game would have meant coughing up a big chunk of hard-earned cash – but Microsoft’s Game Pass lets you dip your toe in without having to buy the whole bath.

The selection of games included in Game Pass for PC includes hugely popular FPS games like Halo: Infinite, open-world favorites like Fallout 4, cutting-edge racing games like Forza Horizon 5, iconic strategy games like Age of Empires 4 – all for less than $10 per month. The selection is so varied, whatever your favorite type of game, you’re sure to find something to immerse yourself in for hours.

Today, a large portion of the population watches TV through streaming services, and it’s not hard to imagine a similar future for the video game industry. Games are getting more expensive all the time (and we oppressed masses can’t always keep up financially). However, Game Pass offers a convenient and affordable way to access a huge library of popular games.

Besides the savings compared to buying each game individually, Game Pass has many benefits that some gamers may be completely unaware of.

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How many games are included in PC Game Pass?

One of the most attractive features of PC Game Pass is its vast library of games. How many games, you cry? Currently, 404 games are available. In terms of hours played, that’s… well, that’s a lot.

Of course, you’re unlikely to want to play them all, but new games are added all the time. Even if there were only one or two that you didn’t already have and wanted to play, subscribing to Game Pass would be a more cost-effective way to do it, but the reality is that you’ll probably be playing a lot more than that.

New PC Game Pass games

Every month there’s a good selection of new Game Pass games. Here’s a list of the few games that were added in February, to give you an idea of ​​what to expect:

  • ghost of a tale: an indie action RPG that immerses you in a medieval fantasy world populated by anthropomorphic animals.
  • Winter Project: a cooperative game that consists of surviving in the snowy nature. You and seven other players will have to work together to survive the harsh conditions and return to civilization.
  • the falconer: an arcade-style third-person flying game where you have to fly a giant warbird (and we’re not talking about an airplane, we mean a literal giant bird).
  • Final Fantasy XII: Age of the Zodiac: the 2017 HD remaster of the classic PlayStation 2 RPG from Square Enix.
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Day one access to new games via Game Pass

The selection above may give the false impression that the games added to Game Pass are all indie games or older titles. That couldn’t be further from the truth, as so many new titles are accessible on Game Pass as soon as they’re released. Here are some examples:

  • Total War: Warhammer 3: this recent strategy game from Creative Assembly was immediately available on Game Pass on the day of its release.
  • star field: Bethesda’s next big thrilling RPG is set for a Game Pass day one release.
  • STALKER 2: Heart of Chernobyl: Do you like survival horrors and first person shooters? Then this game from GSC Game World will be right up your street, and it’s coming straight to Game Pass on release day.

When it comes to Microsoft-owned franchises, it’s very likely that new titles will get a Game Pass release on day one. This is great news for fans of Halo, Forza, Age of Empires, anything Bethesda, anything Rare Ltd, and anything Activision Blizzard.

Game Pass saves you a lot of money

Game Pass for PC costs $9.99 per month. Right now there are currently over 400 games on Game Pass and at $120 to access them all for a year, that’s a fraction of a dollar for each game, and that’s not including all the new games which will be added throughout the year. We calculate that it will take you thousands of hours to beat every game in the library, so when you weigh the cost against the number of hours you get out of it, you get great value for money.

People are, understandably, reluctant to commit to more subscription services, but when it comes to Game Pass, the amount you get out of it is so huge it makes the cost entirely negligible.

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Enjoy Game Pass for just $1

As the old saying goes, the proof of the pudding is in the eating and if you want to try a delicious digital dessert before committing to anything, you can always try spinning it for just $1. If you’ve never used Game Pass before, Microsoft is letting you have the first month for the low price of $1.

If there’s a particular Game Pass game you want to play, you can pay $1 for the month, complete the game within the month, then cancel your subscription before paying more. That means, at the very least, you’ll get a game for a measly dollar. Whatever the game, these are guaranteed savings!

Game Pass DLC Packs

When a game is available to play on Game Pass, you’ll find that all of its DLC packs will almost certainly be included as well. If you have a game that you really enjoyed and where the DLC seems a little overpriced, you might find that you’ll get access to that DLC pack with a Game Pass subscription. So not only could this open the doors to new gaming experiences, but you might find that Game Pass enhances some of the games that are already in your collection.

PC Game Pass Benefits

Game Pass isn’t just about being able to access hundreds of games (although that’s certainly its biggest selling point). What many non-subscribers might not know is that when you subscribe to Game Pass, you get access to certain benefits. These change often, but here are a few examples of some of the benefits you might have access to:

  • Special rates for access to YouTube Premium.
  • Exclusive weapon rewards in Halo Infinite.
  • Exclusive outfits in Marvel’s Avengers.

So overall, Game Pass is quite an attractive package. A fun activity for Game Pass subscribers is to pick a random game they’ve never heard of before and give it a whirl. You never know, you might find your next favorite game just like that. Either way, it’s never been easier to experiment and try out new games.

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