Death Stranding on PC Game Pass, official release date announced by Microsoft

Death Stranding on PC Game Pass, official release date announced by Microsoft

Death Stranding on PC Game Pass

As it had been widely understood in recent days, Death Stranding will really arrive on PC Game Pass, with the release date that was announced today directly by Microsoft through Xbox Wire: it will be available in the catalog from 23 August 2022.

Hideo Kojima's game had been the protagonist of a series of rumors about it, as the official PC Game Pass Twitter account kept changing the profile picture with scenes that looked like they were taken from Death Stranding, but today the official confirmation arrived directly through Microsoft's channels, just as Tom Henderson had already predicted yesterday.

Death Stranding will therefore arrive in the PC Game Pass catalog from 23 August 2022, or next Tuesday.

This considerably enriches the Game Pass offer for August 2022, considering that the game did not appear in the games of the second half of the month announced by Microsoft a few days ago, to which the numerous Bethesda titles that have been included in the catalog at the QuakeCon 2022 currently underway must also be added.

Death Stranding can therefore be downloaded and played for free by subscribers to PC Game Pass, which we remember is integrated within the Xbox Game Pass Ultimate. The PC Game Pass edition of Death Stranding also includes some exclusive in-game unlockable items:

Chiral Gold / Omnireflector "Ludens Mask" Sunglasses (Color Variant) Gold and Silver Power Skeleton Gold and Silver All- Terrain Skeleton Gold and Silver Armor Plate

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'Death Stranding' is coming to PC Game Pass on August 23rd

You can play Hideo Kojima's post-apocalyptic delivery simulator/action game Death Stranding with a PC Game Pass membership in a few days' time. 505 Games first released the game for Windows in 2020, but soon you'll also be able access it through the Microsoft subscription service at no additional cost. The developer says the version heading to the service will include the same features the Steam and Epic Games editions have. Those features include a high frame rate, ultrawide mode, photo mode, hard mode and cross over content from popular franchises like Half-Life and Cyberpunk 2077.

The game will also have unlockable content you can get as you progress and complete more of the story. That said, the version coming to PC Game Pass is not the director's cut that was released more recently, but the original one. Death Stranding was published by Sony Interactive for the PS4 back in 2019 and got the director's cut treatment for the PS5 in 2021. When it comes to consoles, it's still a PlayStation exclusive — you can't play it on the Xbox with a Game Pass. But at least you can test it out for free on PC if you haven't given it a shot yet.

Death Stranding will be available on the PC Game Pass starting on August 23rd. 505 Games also promises to reveal more details in a Community Q&A in the next few days.

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