Coming Soon to Xbox Game Pass: Total War: Warhammer III, Madden NFL 22, and More - Xbox Wire (2023)

Don’t mind me, just bringing more games to the Game Pass library! We’re closing out February with some games from our friends at EA, as well as some PC games to work out those mechanical keyboard muscles. Let’s look at what’s coming soon!

Available Today

Mass Effect Legendary Edition (Cloud) EA Play
The Mass Effect Legendary Edition is now available with Xbox Cloud Gaming (Beta), via EA Play! The Legendary Edition includes single-player base content and over 40 DLC from the highly acclaimed Mass Effect, Mass Effect 2, and Mass Effect 3 games, including promo weapons, armors, and packs.

Coming Soon

Lawn Mowing Simulator (Xbox One) [emailprotected]February 17*
Available now for PC and Xbox Series X|S and coming soon to Xbox One! Take a break from the real world and enjoy the challenge and serenity of mowing the Great British countryside in Lawn Mowing Simulator.

Madden NFL 22 (Console and PC) EA Play – February 17
Madden NFL 22 is coming soon to PC Game Pass and Ultimate via EA Play, allowing members to get on the field and play on the platform of their choice. Plus, claim recurring member rewards like Ultimate Team Packs and gear sets for The Yard and save 10% on purchases of EA digital content like games, Madden Points, and more.

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Total War: Warhammer III (PC) – February 17
Available on day one with PC Game Pass: The cataclysmic conclusion to the Total War: Warhammer trilogy is coming. Rally your forces and step into the Realm of Chaos, a dimension of mind-bending horror where the very fate of the world will be decided. Will you conquer your Daemons… or command them? Check out the achievements you can earn to boost your Gamerscore.

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Roboquest (Game Preview) (PC) [emailprotected] – February 22
A fast-paced FPS roguelite playable in solo or co-op. Set in a scorched future world, you battle against hordes of deadly robots in high octane gameplay. Your high-powered, hyper-mobile Guardian is ready to fight through ever-changing environments fuelled by an adrenaline-pumping soundtrack.

Galactic Civilizations III (PC) [emailprotected] – February 24
Build a civilization that will stand the test of time and take the galaxy by storm in the largest space 4X strategy game ever. Choose from dozens of unique races and make a name for yourself through diplomacy, espionage, technological advances, and much more.

Super Mega Baseball 3 (Console) EA Play – February 24
Run up the score in a relaxed slugfest or push the limits of your reflexes in this refined baseball simulator that’s perfect for rookies and pros alike. The third entry in the series features all-new Franchise, Online Leagues and Practice modes, plus improved graphics and on-field additions!

Alice: Madness Returns (PC) EA Play – February 28
Coming soon to PC Game Pass & Ultimate via EA Play! Alice: Madness Returns delves deep into the dark and violent side of the imagination, creating nightmarish Wonderland where Alice must face the demons that haunt her visions.

In Case You Missed It

Battlefield: Bad Company 2 (PC) EA Play – Available now
Get ready for an intense and action-packed single-player campaign and intense multiplayer battles featuring the rag-tag squad known as Bad Company. Operate tanks, attack helicopters, armored personnel carriers, and other vehicles across fully interactive landscapes that you can destroy or use for cover.

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Peggle Nights (PC) EA Play – Available now
The ultimate Peggle test! Shoot and clear the orange pegs from 60 wild, dreamscape levels and bask in Extreme Fever glory. Meet the Peggle Masters’ alter egos and wield 11 Magic Powers, then try the ultimate Peggle test — 60 Grand Master challenges!

DLC / Game Updates

Grounded Reaches 10 Million Players
The Grounded team has announced that over 10 million players have visited the Backyard! Check out their announcement on Xbox Wire to learn more about the Into The Wood update and the road ahead to 1.0.

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Sea of Thieves: Shrouded Islands – February 17
Set forth on the first of Sea of Thieves’ new time-limited Adventures on February 17! Meet the enigmatic Belle and help her investigate the sinister fog engulfing Golden Sands Outpost as the next chapter in the Sea of Thieves story starts to unfold.

Xbox Game Pass Ultimate Perks

Whether you’re a Spartan trying to refresh your armory, or just want to kick back and stream some quality entertainment, we have you covered with this new batch of Perks. Go claim via the Perk gallery on your Xbox console, Windows PC, or Xbox Game Pass mobile app.

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2 Months of Hulu (No Ads) – Available now
Enjoy Hulu (No Ads) free for 2 months! Stream full seasons of exclusive series, current-season episodes, hit movies, Hulu Originals, kids shows, and more. Watch on your favorite device, at home or on the go. Offer valid for new and eligible returning Hulu subscribers only. Terms apply.

Halo Infinite (Cloud, Console, and PC): Pass Tense BR75 Battle Rifle Bundle – Available now
Customize your multiplayer arsenal with the exclusive “Pass Tense” BR75 Battle Rifle Coating, four 2XP Boosts and four Challenge Swaps!

Apex Legends (Console) EA Play: Lucky Loot Weapon Charm – February 15
Show the competition what you’re made of with your new Lucky Loot Weapon Charm, brought to you by EA Play! Equip this to your favorite weapon and battle for glory, fame, and fortune in style.

Madden NFL 22 (Console and PC) EA Play: Supercharge Pack – February 17
Give your Ultimate Team a major boost with the EA Play Supercharge Pack, featuring eight Elite Players to help you dominate on the field! Members can automatically claim their Supercharge Pack now by entering Ultimate Team.

Eternal Return (PC): Season 5 Special Pack – February 17
More characters to master and some Skins to make them look even cooler! What’s not to love? Unlock 3 Characters, 3 Skins, some A-Coin and XP Boosts, and the special Midnight Shinobi Yuki skin! Everything you need to leave your mark on Lumia Island!

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Xbox Touch Controls Added to Six More Games

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Ultimate members, we’ve added Xbox Touch Controls to six more games ready to play from the cloud today! Play over 100 touch-enabled games with cloud gaming on the Xbox app for Windows PCs, Xbox Game Pass mobile app on Android devices, or on your Windows PCs and Apple phones & tablets, no controller needed!

  • Dreamscaper
  • Firewatch
  • Lake
  • The Pedestrian
  • Yakuza 3 Remastered
  • Yakuza 4 Remastered

Leaving February 28

The following games are leaving the Game Pass library soon. Before they go, be sure to jump back in to play for a proper farewell! Remember to use your Game Pass membership discount to save up to 20% to keep them in your library.

  • Hypnospace Outlaw (Cloud, Console, and PC)
  • Killer Queen Black (Cloud and Console)
  • Stealth Inc 2 (Cloud and Console)
  • Touhou Luna Nights (Cloud, Console, and PC)

Additionally, Titanfall will be leaving EA Play for Console and PC on March 1, 2022. Learn more here.

I have some decisions I need to make, like which race am I going to play first in Total War: Warhammer III? Before I go away and plan out my first playthrough, be sure you’re following us on Twitter at @XboxGamePassPC and @XboxGamePass for updates when games are ready for your download queue!

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*Editor’s Note (February 15): Lawn Mowing Simulator’s launch on Xbox One has unfortunately been delayed, and it will not be coming on February 17 as stated. However, the game is still available right now with PC Game Pass, Xbox Series X|S with Game Pass, Cloud Gaming (Beta), and will be launching on Xbox One as soon as its ready.


Is Total War Warhammer 3 going to be on Game Pass? ›

Total War: Warhammer III

Play Total War™: WARHAMMER® III and over 100 more high-quality games for one low monthly price with PC Game Pass.

Is Madden 22 included in Xbox Game Pass? ›

+Offers in-app purchases. Online multiplayer on console requires Xbox Game Pass Ultimate or Xbox Live Gold (subscription sold separately).

Will Madden 2023 be on Xbox Game Pass? ›

Play Madden NFL 23 and hundreds of high-quality games for one low monthly price with PC Game Pass or Ultimate, including all of the benefits of EA Play at no additional cost.

Will Warhammer ever come to Xbox? ›

Warhammer 40,000: Darktide was first announced for Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S (along with PC) all the way back at the Xbox Games Showcase in 2020 with a release window of 2021, so we're keeping our fingers crossed that we're going to finally see it on consoles this year... but this setback suggests a late 2023 ...

Can you play Mortal Empires on Warhammer 3 with Game Pass? ›

For those wanting to check out Immortal Empires, Total War: Warhammer III is currently on PC Game Pass. Alongside Immortal Empires being added for free, the game's first update of 2023 also makes various balance changes and bug fixes.

Is Warhammer 3 coming to Xbox console? ›

+Offers in-app purchases. Online multiplayer on console requires Xbox Game Pass Ultimate or Xbox Live Gold (subscription sold separately).

How long will Madden 22 be on Game Pass? ›

Madden NFL 22, the latest game in the historic American football franchise, will be available on Game Pass for console and PC via Microsoft's hook up with EA Play. It enters the end zone on February 17.

Is NFL 22 on Game Pass? ›

+Offers in-app purchases. Online multiplayer on console requires Xbox Game Pass Ultimate or Xbox Live Gold (subscription sold separately).

Will there be a Madden 23 Xbox bundle? ›

Xbox Series X with Madden NFL 23 Game Bundle with 2 Software Vouchers - 20681509 | HSN.

What are the free games for Xbox in February 2023? ›

The second of the two Xbox Games with Gold for February 2023 is available now, as Guts 'N Goals replaces Autonauts. Guts 'N Goals will be available through March 15, while the first Xbox Games with Gold title for February 2023, For the King, will remain available through February 28.

How long until Madden 23 is on Game Pass? ›

Madden 23 will be coming to Xbox Game Pass starting tomorrow, February 9, 2023 per the announcement from Microsoft and Xbox.

Is Madden 2023 free? ›

Ahead of the Super Bowl, Madden 23 is now available on EA Play, which means you can get stuck into the game for free. EA Play is a subscription service that offers early access, discounts, and rewards to its members.

Has Xbox lost console wars? ›

Microsoft's Xbox consoles have a loyal following, but when it comes to sales, its new generation Xbox Series X/S has been lagging well behind Sony's PS5 and Nintendo's juggernaut Switch.

Is Warhammer 40k chaos gate coming to Xbox? ›

It is a reboot of the 1998 game Warhammer 40,000: Chaos Gate and was released 5 May 2022.

Will Warhammer Total War ever come to console? ›

Microsoft announced today the next batch of games that will be added to Xbox Game Pass for the second half of February. The headliners are Total War: Warhammer III and Madden NFL 22, but several other games are coming to new devices in the next two weeks.

Do you need all 3 Total War Warhammer games for Immortal Empires? ›

Previously, you had to own all three Total War: WARHAMMER games to access Immortal Empires. However, Immortal Empires is now available to all WARHAMMER III owners, regardless of whether they own the other titles.

Are there any Warhammer games on Game Pass? ›

Play Warhammer 40,000: Darktide and hundreds of high-quality games for one low monthly price with PC Game Pass.

How do you unlock mortal empires in Warhammer 3? ›

The Mortal Empires and Immortal Empires campaigns - these are only available if you own both the first two and all three games, respectively.

What is the next Total War game? ›

According to a brief and accidental listing on the Creative Assembly website, the next strategy game in the series will be called Total War: Pharaoh.

Is Warhammer 40k on console? ›

It is a spiritual successor to Warhammer: Vermintide series. It was released for Microsoft Windows on 30 November 2022. A release date for the Xbox Series X/S has yet to be announced.

How do you get mods on Warhammer 3 Xbox? ›

To add these mods to your gamepass version of Warhammer 3 you need to:
  1. Open the xbox app and navigate to Warhammer 3.
  2. click on the 3 dots and click manage.
  3. Navigate across to files and click Browse.
  4. Once in the file explorer navigate to Warhammer3/content/
  5. Once in the content folder create a new folder named "mods"
Apr 12, 2022

Why is Madden 22 free? ›

Amazon Prime members receive access to bonus games free of charge. The rotation of games changes every month and the headline game for the month of March is none other than Madden NFL 2022.

How long is Madden 23 free? ›

--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Electronic Arts is celebrating the start of the 2022 NFL Season by inviting football fans everywhere to play EA SPORTS™ Madden NFL 23via a global trial*, during a Free Play Weekend, September 8 through September 11 on Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation®4 and PlayStation®5.

How many gigs is Madden 2023? ›

Storage: 50 GB available space.

Is NFL Game Pass ending? ›

Subscriptions will be automatically renewed on 01 August 2023, unless you opt out and miss out on all the action!

Is NFL Game Pass being discontinued? ›

NFL+ replaces Game Pass. As of today, Game Pass will no longer be available in the United States. The good news is that the same features from Game Pass are available on NFL+, at a lower price.

Is NFL Game Pass being replaced? ›

NFL+ is now your new destination for watching full NFL game replays—replacing NFL Game Pass in the U.S. You might ask, why the name change? Well, it's because the service now includes live local and primetime NFL matchups—a feature previously available for free in the NFL mobile app.

Can you refund a game on Xbox? ›

Refunds are typically issued for requests made within 14 days of the purchase date for games in which you haven't accumulated a significant amount of play time. For single-use items (like consumables and in-game currency), your request is likely eligible only if the consumable was not redeemed or used.

Is Madden 23 worth buying? ›

This is the best edition of Madden to date and a no-brainer for newcomers. Veteran players will find enough tweaked on the field and in beloved game modes to upgrade, too. In that sense, Madden 23 is a resounding success and one that makes it exciting to think about how the next edition might improve upon it.

What if I accidentally bought Madden 23 for Xbox One? ›

I understand you need help on your purchase. Just a heads up, you cannot change or upgrade your game to a different version but what you can do instead is to request a refund on the version you just bought and then just buy the correct version afterwards.

How can I get $5 for free on Xbox? ›

What you need to know. Digital game pre-orders are eligible for this promotional offer and you'll earn points when your payment is processed. With Level 2 status, you can get a $5 Xbox gift card for 4,800 points. Remember, points don't have any cash value and redemption offers are subject to change.

What is the best free game on Xbox right now? ›

The 15 Best Free-to-Play Games on Xbox Right Now
  • Apex Legends. Since its release in 2019, Apex Legends has been one of the most popular and populated free-to-play shooters on the market. ...
  • Brawlhalla. ...
  • Call of Duty: Warzone 2.0. ...
  • Destiny 2. ...
  • Fall Guys. ...
  • Fortnite. ...
  • Halo Infinite Multiplayer. ...
  • Overwatch 2.
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Is Xbox giving free games? ›

Back in 2022, Xbox changed its Xbox Live Gold membership to no longer apply to free-to-play games. That means over 100 titles are now truly free and don't require a paid subscription to play them. You will still need a free Xbox Live account but don't have to pay for Gold membership.

Is Madden 23 free with EA Play? ›

EA Play members can automatically claim this Pack by entering Madden NFL 23 Ultimate Team from February 9–March 9, 2023. EA Play is included with the Xbox Games Pass Ultimate subscription, at no additional cost.

Can you play Madden 23 without Game Pass? ›

+Offers in-app purchases. Online multiplayer on console requires Xbox Game Pass Ultimate or Xbox Live Gold (subscription sold separately).

Is Xbox Game Pass Ultimate worth it? ›

TechRadar Verdict. Xbox Game Pass Ultimate is an obvious purchase for anyone planning to play games on both Xbox and PC. It's cheaper than paying for each platform's library separately, and includes online play for the console, which would be worth the monthly fee alone.

Is Maximum Football 2023 out yet? ›

The game is scheduled to be released on Steam, Xbox One, Xbox Series X and Series S, PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 in Fall of 2023. The team behind the game released an official trailer on February 7, 2023, one year after the original statement.

How much is the new Madden 2023? ›

Madden 23 price

The standard edition for next-gen consoles is set at a customary $69.99, with last-gen consoles and PC coming in at $10 cheaper, set at $59.99. Across all platforms, the All-Madden edition is set for $99.99.

How much does all Madden cost? ›

A special digital version of Madden 23, called the All Madden Edition, is available to preorder for $100 and includes dual entitlement for both the current- and last-gen versions of the game.

How many years will Xbox last? ›

The Xbox One lasts generally for about 4-7 years. However, Microsoft says that, with proper maintenance, the console should last up to 10 years. After all, the lifespan of an Xbox One can vary depending on a variety of factors, including usage, maintenance, and storage conditions.

Who is losing the console wars? ›

Microsoft Exec Says Xbox Lost the Console War to Nintendo and Sony. "We lost the worst generation to lose in the Xbox One generation." Microsoft's Xbox consoles have a loyal following, but when it comes to sales, its new generation Xbox Series X/S has been lagging well behind Sony's PS5 and Nintendo's juggernaut Switch ...

Is Xbox getting rid of the Xbox One? ›

Microsoft will be launching its next generation gaming console, the Xbox Series X, sometime late in 2020. Ahead of the launch, the company has discontinued its Xbox One S and Xbox One S digital consoles. Now, the word is that the company has also discontinued its Xbox Live Gold subscription.

Is there God of War in Xbox? ›

There is no God of War Xbox port. However, playing God of War on Xbox consoles was made possible through streaming of the PC port on Steam and the Epic Games Store which was released in January 2022. What is this?

Can I play Warhammer 40k Space Marine on Xbox? ›

The only way to play this game is on an Xbox 360 or by purchasing the PC version on Steam. Note: There is no separate list for Xbox 360 games on Series X. If I game is not BC on the Xbox One, it won't be BC on the Series X|S either.

Will there be a God of War console? ›

God of War Ragnarök was released worldwide on November 9, 2022, for the PlayStation 4 and the PlayStation 5, marking the first cross-gen release in the series.

Is there a 40K version of Total War: Warhammer? ›

The setting of Warhammer 40K has one more advantage over any previous Total War game: it's still advancing. Unlike Warhammer Fantasy, which officially ended several years ago, or the historical games, which are, well, history, 40K is still an advancing timeline with new characters, units, factions and events.

How long does a game of Total War: Warhammer last? ›

When focusing on the main objectives, Total War: Warhammer is about 33 Hours in length. If you're a gamer that strives to see all aspects of the game, you are likely to spend around 162 Hours to obtain 100% completion.

How to mod Total War: Warhammer 3 on Xbox Game Pass? ›

To add these mods to your gamepass version of Warhammer 3 you need to:
  1. Open the xbox app and navigate to Warhammer 3.
  2. click on the 3 dots and click manage.
  3. Navigate across to files and click Browse.
  4. Once in the file explorer navigate to Warhammer3/content/
  5. Once in the content folder create a new folder named "mods"
Apr 12, 2022

Is the new Warhammer on Xbox Game Pass? ›

Warhammer 40K Darktide is currently available with PC Game Pass, which suggests the game could also be coming to standard Xbox Game Pass once the game finally releases on consoles.

Can you play Warhammer 3 on Steam with Game Pass? ›

Crossplay is available in Total War: Warhammer 3

Those on Windows, macOS, and Linux can all play together no matter where they buy the game from.

Is Warhammer 40K coming to Game Pass? ›

Warhammer 40K Darktide will be available on Game Pass for PC on November 30, 2022, and a few weeks later on Game Pass for Xbox consoles when it releases on consoles.

Can you mod Xbox Game Pass? ›

I can confirm that at least Bannerlord is able to support modding on the Game Pass PC version of the game. We're able to add new files and use custom executables that should be run instead of the originals.

How do I enable blood DLC in Warhammer 3? ›

In the game menu, open the Options tab. In the options menu with DLC, there should be a checkbox to turn on blood and in the advanced graphics settings 2 sliders to change the level of bloodiness.

Are games removed from Xbox Game Pass? ›

Sadly, Xbox Game Pass regularly has to remove titles from its rotation to make room for new ones, but one game was a big surprise to everyone. Xbox Game Pass regularly changes out some of the games in its catalog to make room for new ones to be added each month, and April 2023 is no different.

Which games will come to Xbox Game Pass? ›

Game Pass games heading to consoles and xCloud
  • Age Of Empires IV (Xbox One, X|S) - 2023.
  • Venba (Xbox Series X|S) - Spring 2023.
  • Humankind (Xbox One, X|S) – TBC.
  • Warhammer 40,000: Darktide (Xbox Series S|X) – TBC.
  • Frog Detective: The Entire Mystery (Xbox consoles) - TBC.


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