Is Diablo 4 coming to Xbox Game Pass?
Diablo 4 is one of the biggest releases of 2023 and millions of players are looking forward to buying the game. Here’s all the information we have about Diablo 4 coming to Xbox Game Pass on launch or later.
Following the success of Diablo 2 and Diablo 3 (after the expansion), the franchise is all set to reach new heights with Diablo 4. From improved cut scenes to a more polished couch co-op system, a ton of features were revealed during the early access and open beta stages.
The response towards Diablo 4’s open beta has been positive and the developers are now determined to make the right amends before the official release. As we get closer to June, it is only natural for players to be curious about the different platforms where they can play the game.
On that note, here’s everything to know about Diablo 4 coming to Xbox Game Pass.
Will Diablo 4 release on Xbox Game Pass?
No, Diablo 4 won’t be available on Xbox Game Pass at launch. This was confirmed by Diablo general manager Rod Fergusson in a tweet.
Ahead of the open beta, Fergusson stated that the developers currently have no plans to add their latest Diablo game to Game Pass. The focus is on polishing the game even further and tweaking existing mechanics based on player feedback from the beta.
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Having said that, Phil Spencer, the CEO of Microsoft Gaming, intends to make Overwatch, Diablo, and Call of Duty, among other franchises by Activision and Blizzard, available on Game Pass following the Microsoft-Activision merger. Now that the merger doesn’t seem like a far-fetched possibility, we might see a change in Blizzard’s stance in the future.
Not being able to play Diablo 4 on Game Pass can be a bummer for many, but over a million players tried out the open beta and the game is already available for pre-ordering.
Well, this was everything to know about Diablo 4’s arrival on Xbox Game Pass. For similar guides on 2023’s biggest releases, make sure to check out everything you need to know about Redfall, Star Wars Jedi: Survivor, and Dead Island 2.
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