Microsoft is once again updating its Xbox Game Pass game selection, this time adding one of the best games of 2021.
The latest update for the Xbox Game Pass The subscription service has added one of the best games of 2021 in the form of Monster Hunter Ascension. although Monster Hunter Ascension Originally launched in 2021, it’s making its Xbox debut as an Xbox Game Pass title, so technically it could be considered a Day 1 release for the service.
Monster Hunter Ascension originally released in 2021 as a Nintendo Switch exclusive release. Care of the classic monster hunter gameplay while adding well-received new gameplay features, Monster Hunter Ascension received critical acclaim and ended 2021 as one of the top rated releases of the year. Capcom finally brought Monster Hunter Ascension for PC in early 2022, but the game is currently making its debut on PlayStation and Xbox consoles.
Anyone with an Xbox Game Pass subscription can now play Monster Hunter Ascension on Xbox One and Xbox Series X. This new version of Monster Hunter Ascension comes with major performance improvements over the original version, which should make it the definitive way to experience the game. Just the base game of Monster Hunter Ascension is available now, but the popular sun break The expansion is expected to be released later this year for PlayStation and Xbox. While details have yet to be confirmed, it’s unlikely sun break will be part of it Monster Hunter Ascension Xbox Game Pass deal, so fans will likely have to pay for it if they want access to the new content.
Monster Hunter Ascension joins Xbox Game Pass just a day after the service added both Persona 3 wearable and Persona 4 Gold. Like Monster Hunter Ascension, Persona 3 wearable and Persona 4 Gold technically released for other platforms a long time ago, but they made their Xbox debut as day one Game Pass games. The three games have made January 2023 a big month for Xbox Game Pass, but there should be more to look forward to in the coming weeks.
For some reason, Microsoft has strayed from its usual Xbox Game Pass updates, leaving fans unaware of everything coming to the service in the second half of January. However, previous release date announcements have confirmed that Xbox Game Pass subscribers can look forward to the day one game Inculinati as well as the console version of Age of Empires 2: Definitive Edition. The console version of roboquest is also expected to join Xbox Game Pass in late January, but an exact date has yet to be announced.
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