Microsoft has announced that Madden NFL 23 will be added to Xbox Game Pass this week, allowing players to simulate Sunday’s NFL Super Bowl.
EA Sports’ annual update – this one with Madden himself on the cover – will be available to Game Pass subscribers on console and PC starting Thursday, February 9.
The timing couldn’t be better, with the Kansas City Chiefs and Philadelphia Eagles set to meet on Sunday at the height of the NFL season. Last year, the game didn’t come to Game Pass until after the Super Bowl, so that’s a nice bonus.
EA Play is a free perk with Xbox Game Pass, so subscribers typically get major releases like Madden and FIFA a few months after they go on sale. The Madden series isn’t what it used to be, but it’s still the only game in town, so to speak, because of that all-important NFL license.
Elsewhere, Microsoft is adding five games over the next two weeks, which are as follows. Atomic Heart is a brand new offer exclusive to Day One Game Pass.
Microsoft says: “In a crazy and sublime utopian world, participate in explosive encounters. Adapt your fighting style to each opponent, use your environment and improve your equipment to complete your mission. If you want to reach the truth, you will have to pay in blood.
Here are the February games:
- Madden NFL 23 (Console and PC) EA Play – February 9
- Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord (Cloud, Console, and PC) – February 14
- SD Gundam Battle Alliance (Cloud, Console, and PC) – February 9
- Cities: Skylines – Remastered (Cloud and Xbox Series X|S) – February 15
- Shadow Warrior 3: Definitive Edition (Cloud, Console, and PC) – February 16
- Atomic Heart (Cloud, Console and PC) – February 21 (day one with Game Pass)
These games are leaving the service:
- Besiege (Game Preview) (Cloud, Console & PC)
- CrossfireX (Cloud and Console)
- Infernax (cloud, console and PC)
- Recompile (Cloud, Console and PC)
- Skul: The Hero Slayer (Cloud, Console and PC)
- The Last Children on Earth (Cloud, Console, and PC)
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