All the big third-party games are coming to Xbox Game Pass on day one of 2022

By GR Staff

Xbox Game Pass continues to grow in 2022 with games like Sniper Elite 5, Total War: Warhammer 3, STALKER 2 and more starting day one.


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Xbox Game Pass continues to expand its game library with old and new titles. Not only does every title released by Xbox Game Studios arrive day one on Game Pass, but so does a growing collection of third-party and indie titles.

It seems like almost every week, Xbox announces more third-party titles launching day one on Game Pass. Some are hard-hitting titles, while others are lesser known. A few big third-party games have already been announced for 2022, some with concrete release dates, and more are sure to follow as the year progresses.

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Total War: Warhammer 3 – February 17


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The last entry into the massif total war The franchise is set to launch in February. Fans will be taken back to the world of war hammer for the conclusion of total war trilogy, in which players must manage massive armies in the war hammer universe and send them to destroy their enemies. He is called to be one of the greatest total war games to date by combining the three Total War: Warhammer campaign maps in one giant deck thanks to free post-launch DLC. There’s not long to wait, as the game is set to launch on February 17 on Xbox Game Pass for PC.


STALKER 2: Heart of Chernobyl – April 28


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The long-awaited fourth title of the HARLER the franchise is almost there. STALKER 2 is set to mix a first-person shooter with immersive simulation mechanics and horror, similar to games like Metro Exodus. The game looks impressive, so for fans who aren’t used to horror experiences, it might be a good idea to play with the lights on. After 13 years of waiting, the game will finally be released on April 28 on Game Pass for console and PC.

Two Point Campus – May 17


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In 2018, Two Point Studios released Two Points Hospitalspiritual successor to the hospital management game Hospital Theme. Now Two Point is returning, but this time it will take players to college. Two-point campus will task players with building their own university, managing day-to-day operations, and providing students with the best – or worst – education they can get. Management game fans should be busy when Two-point campus launches day one on Game Pass for console and PC on May 17.


A Plague Tale: Requiem – 2022


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Players can embark on an adventure in a brutal and twisted world with the upcoming sequel to A Plague Tale: Innocence. A Plague Tale: Requiem will continue the story of Amicia and Hugo as they traverse a world twisted by supernatural forces. The game will take players to all new regions and towns as they fight to survive and learn more about Hugo’s curse. The game is expected to launch in 2022 on Game Pass.

Atomic heart – 2022


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atomic heart is a brand new IP from developer Mundfish. The game takes place in a world where the Soviet Union has experienced a technological revolution, and the player must fight against its faulty robots. They will explore a vast open world and uncover the mystery of why the robots are broken. The game is slated to launch in 2022 on Game Pass, and hopefully it turns out to be as fun as some early trailers suggest.


Elite Sniper 5 – 2022


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The next title of the Sniper The franchise is set to launch in 2022. Players will once again be put in the shoes of Lieutenant Karl Fairburne during World War II, tasked with carrying out covert sniper operations. While there hasn’t been much gameplay released, fans can expect more mayhem with slow-motion mechanics. Game Pass subscribers will be able to get their hands on day one of the sequel.

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Slime Rancher 2 – 2022


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Sometimes all people want to do is sit back, relax, and play a soothing game. Yes slime farmer 2 is something like the first game, it should give fans the chance to do just that. Developed by Monomi Park, slime breeder puts players in the shoes of Beatrix LeBeau as they traverse a beautifully stylized world in search of slimes. With a trusty Vacpack by their side, players will capture all manner of slimes and build their very own ranch. They’ll have to uncover the mysteries of this region and prepare for anything the slimes can throw at them when this game launches later this year.


Frog Detective: The Whole Mystery – 2022


Although it’s not everyone’s cup of tea Frog Detective: The Whole Mystery might just surprise people. It will combine the three frog detective games in one package: haunted island, The case of the invisible wizardand the Corruption in Cowboy County. Players take on the role of a frog detective who must solve crimes in simple yet hilarious situations. The first two mysteries are already available on Steam for anyone who wants to try them before the collection is released. Xbox Game Pass.

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