Xbox Games Pass April 2021 NEW GAMES Added and Upcoming Releases

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By Margarita Rances | More Articles EpicStream News Writer Living in between movies and reality: Powernapper by day, Superwriter by night.
April 07, 2021  12:40 PM

Get your consoles ready as Xbox Games Pass will be adding new games plus there are upcoming releases for everyone to enjoy this April 2021 including around 50 cloud-enabled games which can be played with Xbox Touch Controls, game updates, the perks of having an Xbox Game Pass, and the games which will be leaving the library soon.

Xbox recently announced the incoming games in their Xbox Games Pass library that friends and family could enjoy over the console or even on mobile. There's already a ton of games on Xbox Games Pass for PC to play as well, as Xbox has been continually adding new titles.


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Grand Theft Auto V

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For both Cloud and Console to be released on April 8, and experience being a street hustler.

Official Game details: When a young street hustler, a retired bank robber, and a terrifying psychopath find themselves entangled with some of the most frightening and deranged elements of the criminal underworld, the U.S. government and the entertainment industry, they must pull off a series of dangerous heists to survive in a ruthless city in which they can trust nobody, least of all each other.


Zombie Army 4: Dead War

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For PC, Cloud, and Console coming on April, 8 as well, where you can battle zombies with your friends.

Official Game details: Hitler’s zombie hordes are back for more in this spine-chilling shooter from the makers of Sniper Elite 4! Abominable occult enemies, epic weapons, and a harrowing campaign for 1-4 players await in 1940s Europe, as you fight to save humankind from undead Armageddon!


Disneyland Adventures

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For Cloud available on April 8 to let you experience Disneyland at home.

Official Game details: Experience the magic of Disneyland! Take a journey where stories come to life and dreams come true, right in your living room! Explore Disneyland park, from Main Street U.S.A. to Critter Country, where you can join Peter Pan to battle Captain Hook, high-five Mickey Mouse, and hug Snow White.


Rush: A Disney/ Pixar Adventure

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For Cloud arriving on April 8 which will get you teaming up with Pixar characters.

Official Game details: Rush: A Disney/Pixar Adventure invites families and fans of all ages to experience the worlds of six beloved Disney/Pixar films. Team up with characters from “The Incredibles,” “Ratatouille,” “Up,” “Cars,” “Toy Story,” and “Finding Dory” to solve puzzles and uncover hidden secrets.


NHL 21 EA Play

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For Console slated on April 12 letting you be a pro in the league.

Official Game details: Carve your path to superstardom in an expanded Be A Pro mode and go down as one of the league’s greatest. On the ice, change up your attack with all new moves, dekes, dangles, and evasive maneuvers, inspired by the league’s most groundbreaking innovators.


Rain on Your Parade

For PC, Cloud, and Console ID releasing on April 15 where you can rain on everyone’s day with mischief.

Official Game details: Travel the world as a cute cardboard cloud and ruin everybody’s day! Unlock new methods of mischief in over 50 levels, each with a unique setting and objectives. Make new friends and help them too – it’s an adorable schadenfreude game!



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For PC coming this April 15 letting players be on an adventure in the desert.

Official Game details: Assemble a bold team of adventurers and journey through the desert wilderness. In 1936, Nazi influence has spread, along with rumors of secret excavations, mysterious artifacts, and gruesome occult rituals… Outwit foes in strategic squad combat and locate ancient treasures before they fall into the wrong hands!


MLB The Show 21

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For both Cloud and Console available on April 20 via Cloud, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X|S.

Official Game details: MLB The Show 21 is coming to Xbox Game Pass on day one on Cloud (Beta), Xbox One, and Xbox Series X|S. Experience faster, deeper, and more intense moment-to-moment action on the field in 4K 60FPS on Xbox Series X|S consoles. Lead your ballplayer to Road to the Show and Diamond Dynasty glory as a two-way star and face your friends on PlayStation 4 or PlayStation 5 with cross-platform play.

Xbox also announced the arrival of more than 50 Cloud-Enabled Games which could be played by the whole family or with friends using the Xbox Touch Controls such as Sea of Thieves, Slay the Spire, Gears 5, and many more. The full list of the titles is in this link where you can see all the titles that are cloud-enabled.

Xbox Game Pass Experience will also be on your Xbox Console where you can have an interactive play with anyone on your friend's list who plays the games in Xbox Game Pass through a multiplayer mode. It can be acquired for the price of $1 for the first month, then $9.99 for the succeeding months.

The resolution for the games under Xbox Game Pass is currently 720p but an upgrade on the quality is already in the works to give you the high resolution of 1080p.

There are also new games that have just been released and now available on Cloud, in case you missed it, Genesis Noir where you can get an adventure through time and space, and Octopath Traveler where eight travelers are having eight adventures which means that there are eight roles to play.

There are also game updates for the following titles and when the update will be available:Xbox Games Pass April 2021 NEW GAMES 7

  • Among Us: The Airship Update for PC – Available now
  • Gears 5: Free Batista as Marcus Skin – Available until April 12
  • Grounded Photo Mode Update – Available now
  • Halo: The Master Chief Collection Season 6 – Available on April 7


Some ultimate perks come along with Xbox Game Pass which can be accessed through the perk gallery on your console, PC, or mobile app. Xbox Games Pass Achievements can be tracked as well. The perks are as follows:Xbox Games Pass April 2021 NEW GAMES 8

  • Sea of Thieves: Ocean Crawler Bundle – Available Now
  • Gems of War: Shadow Dragon Legendary Starter Pack – Available Now
  • Phantasy Star Online 2: April Member Pack – April 7
  • Spellbreak: Chapter 2 Pass – April 8


Quests are also here, so, keep an eye on these as you play the games in your library. The quests are:

  • Forza Horizon 4 – 150 points: Earn 7,000 Influence.
  • PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds – 150 points: Play 2 matches.
  • Alien Isolation – 150 points: Spend 5 minutes successfully avoiding Alien detection.
  • The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited – 150 points: Find 2 Skyshards or Have 3 Alliance VS Alliance Kills.


And unfortunately, when something arrives, some other things are leaving as well. Here are the titles that would be saying goodbye this April:Xbox Games Pass April 2021 NEW GAMES 9

  • Deliver Us the Moon (Console and PC) on April 15
  • Gato Roboto (Console and PC) on April 15
  • Wargroove (Console and PC) on April 15
  • EA Play games leaving on April 16
  • Madden 15 (Console)
  • Madden 16 (Console)
  • Madden 17 (Console)
  • Madden 18 (Console)
  • Madden 25 (Console)
  • NHL 18 (Console)
  • NHL 19 (Console)


With all these, you can now enjoy your Xbox Game Pass with family and friends so keep in mind these dates! Enjoy playing!

Related: Diablo 2: Resurrected Alpha Release Date Finally Announced

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