While Xbox Game Pass is a service formally only for Xbox One, looks like it’s going to affect PC gamers as well.
A few minutes ago, Xbox Games Marketing General Manager Aaron Greenberg took to Twitter to clarify that subscribers will be able to play Xbox Play Anywhere titles part of the services on Windows 10 as well.
Yes if the title is Xbox Play Anywhere you can play the PC version too if you are a Game Pass member.
— Aaron Greenberg 🍗🔥🍳🙅♂️ (@aarongreenberg) January 23, 2018
This comes following today’s announcement that Microsoft’s subscription service will start offering new first-party games by Microsoft Game Studios day and date with their retail release, starting with Sea of Thieves, and continuing with Crackdown 3, and State of Decay 2. The same will happen with unannounced titles like new chapters of the Halo, Gears of War, and Forza franchises.
The Xbox Game Pass service offers a rotating selection of over a hundred Xbox One and backward compatible Xbox 360 games for $9.99 a month. If you want to learn more, you can check out the latest trailer showcasing Sea of Thieves, Crackdown 3, and State of Decay 2. You can also read my take on today’s news.