Hades is one of the most popular indie games of recent history. With a bunch of nominations and awards under its belt, Supergiant’s crown jewel couldn’t be any brighter. And for those who’ve played it, the gameplay, story, and fantastic voice acting and music really make Hades something special. However, it can be hard to drop money on an indie game like this, especially for people who don’t like roguelites! So, with the recent announcement that it might be coming to Xbox Game Pass, will Hades be free for pass holders on PC?
Is Hades Free on Xbox Game Pass?
Yes, Hades is free on Xbox Game Pass for PC. Starting on August 13, Hades will be available on Xbox Game Pass on Cloud, Console, and PC. That means you can play Hades with the Pass for free; you just download it and get to work! This is the perfect time for pass owners to try out Hades, if you’re worried about not enjoying the gameplay loop or the storyline.
As of the latest console launch, you can basically play Hades on just about any Xbox platform you desire. Just make sure your Pass is linked to all of the consoles that you might want to play it on beforehand. Then, you get to download it and play for as long as you pay the Game Pass subscription. Perfect for trying it, or even beating it!
Hades isn’t the only game coming to Xbox Game Pass on the 13th. Alongside the award-winning roguelite, you can get skate, Curse of the Dead Gods, Starmancer, Katamari Damacy Reroll, and more! This is a great time to have a Game Pass, if you haven’t tried the subscription service yet.
If you haven’t gotten it before, Microsoft is offering one heck of a deal: You can get the pass for $1! That’s right, all of these games for a month, and it just costs a single dollar, Afterwards, you’ll have to pay the full price. But, if you’ve wanted to try the pass for a while, now is quite literally the perfect time!
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Jason Toro-McCue has committed his schooling to the study of the connection between game design and narrative. When he's not working on this bond through writing articles or guides, he's playing Dungeons & Dragons, or just playing games themselves and looking at the story there.