Modernization: Microsoft says it was just a bug that led to an ad incorrectly indicating that Elden Ring, GTA 5, and other games would be coming to Xbox Game Pass.
In case you missed it, several games, including Elden Ring, GTA 5, and Soul Hackers 2, have been spotted on store pages and sports ads for the Xbox Game Pass and Xbox Cloud Gaming brand, leading to speculation that these games will soon be added to catalogs. subscription based.
However, in a statement to Eurogamer (Opens in a new tab)Microsoft called this a “bug” and said the fix had already been rolled out.
“We are aware of a bug that incorrectly led to some titles being shown as available with Xbox Game Pass Ultimate,” a Microsoft spokesperson said. “We’ve rolled out a fix and it’s now updated.”
about speculation elden ring Coming to Xbox Game Pass and XCloud Online trading began after the game briefly displayed logos for both services on its store page.
As reported by several Twitter users, Elden Ring, along with other games like GTA 5 and Soul Hackers 2, spotted with Xbox Game Pass and Xbox Cloud Gaming tags on their store pages and in Xbox Game Pass Ultimate Ads (Opens in a new tab).
Although, it is believed that this may indicate that the likes of Elden Ring and GTA 5 will arrive on Xbox Game Pass someday soon. as pointed out Tweet embed (Opens in a new tab) Below, it looks like Xbox may be preparing to bring new games to Xbox Cloud Gaming that aren’t currently part of Xbox Game Pass either.
As a reminder, this feature was announced by Xbox in June and we’ll likely see the preparations here. https://t.co/nBduMivGuoAugust 9, 2022
The verified Twitter user, who has had conversations with Xbox in the past, Share it too (Opens in a new tab) This is likely related to an earlier claim made by Microsoft, which said that Game Pass Ultimate members will soon be able to “play, from the cloud, and choose games they already own outside of the Xbox Game Pass library,” and thus, this branding could be slipping into preparations. So.
As pointed out by Twitter user Tweet embed (Opens in a new tab)However, this appears to be a bug in the Xbox Storefront after they discovered the same branding in other games like Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga, Dying Light 2 Stay Human, Tiny Tina’s Wonderland, and Resident Evil Village.
Neither Microsoft developer/publisher nor Elden Ring (along with any of the other games mentioned in this story) have provided official comment on this, so it’s probably best to treat this with caution for now. But there is hope that more players will be able to experience Elden Ring if it actually happens on Xbox Game Pass in the future.
Need something to play with in the meantime? Take a look at our website Best games to play on Xbox Game Pass List for inspiration.