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5 Best Battle Royale Games on Xbox Game Pass (May 2024)

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With the wealth of content that Xbox Game Pass provides, many players will be looking for titles that appeal to that core sense of accomplishment. Perhaps there is no better genre for accomplishing this than the Battle Royale. Featuring many players fighting over the same digital battlefields, there can only be one winner, whether it be in a team or solo setting. This inherently makes these games really intense in their moment-to-moment gameplay. That said, here are our picks for the 5 Best Battle Royale Games on Xbox Game Pass.

5. Naraka: Bladepoint

We begin today's list of the best Battle Royale games on Xbox Game Pass with Naraka: Bladepoint. For players who enjoy a more melee-focuses gameplay style, this game should be right up your alley. This is due to the fact that Naraka: Bladepoint is centered around its melee combat system. While the game does incorporate firearms, even how these are implemented in the game feels more similar to a fighting game. This is great, as it allows players to choose from a variety of weapons and form their own individual playstyles around them.

Visually, the game is striking, with the aesthetics of the game being one of its strongest aspects. Added to this, the sense of depth to the game's combat system greatly rewards learning the ins and outs of its mechanics. That said, introducing new players to the game is done through a rather well-put-together tutorial to get newer players up to speed. In short, if you are looking for one of the best Battle Royale games on Xbox Game Pass. This one certainly fits the bill.

4. Fortnite

For players looking for one of the best and most populated Battle Royale games on Xbox Game Pass. You need to look no further than Fortnite. The game shed its humble beginnings to become one of the largest phenomenons in gaming history. Indeed, there are tons of reasons that have contributed to its rise to success. The game, as many players will know, at its inception, was built around construction mechanics. This essentially made it so that players could build massive forts in order to thwart enemies. Since then, the game has implemented a No-Build mode for players who enjoy the shooter mechanics more than the building mechanics.

This is great, as it leaves a space for players who enjoy the building while also diversifying the game's community. Speaking of the game's community, the Fortnite community is one of the most thriving on the market. This can be seen in the wealth of content surrounding the game, as well as the new features and additions to the game. All in all, if you are looking for one of the best Battle Royale games on Xbox Game Pass, you would be remiss not to mention Fortnite.

3. Apex Legends

We are following up on our last entry with another incredibly popular Battle Royale title. Apex Legends is a game that beautifully blends together hero shooter mechanics with the Battle Royale genre. This is great, as the marriage of these two ideas turns out to be a perfect pairing. Players are able to choose from a number of different characters. Each has its own distinct identities, skills, and uses in combat. This makes it so that there is a character to suit every playstyle, and no one feels left out. This is wonderful, as it makes it one of the more accessible titles on our list.

Players will have to implement tons of strategies and utilize their team's synergy in order to succeed. This often will see players timing their abilities in tandem with one another to overcome enemies. When this is pulled off successfully, it is incredibly satisfying. This also gives the game a rather high-skill ceiling while retaining a rather low-skill floor. All around, Apex Legends is one of the best Battle Royale games on Xbox Game Pass.

2. Super Animal Royale

We are following up on our last entry with another fantastic title. Super Animal Royale takes the relatively simple concept of the Battle Royale and throws an adorable spin on it. Featuring a cuddly cast of creatures for players to choose from, this game's unique aesthetic choices and gameplay style certainly make it stand out. Players will have to use every resource at their disposal as they scavenge across the game's map. In doing so, they will encounter other players searching for the same sweet loot. It's a good thing that players can bring friends along for the ride, with up to four-player squads.

The game features a steady stream of updates, essentially meaning there is always new content to return to. Everything from weapons skins and more are available for new and existing players. In addition to this, there have been many changes to the game's other game modes, which is lovely to see. So, if you are in the market for a new Battle Royale to play, why not check out one of the best Battle Royale games available on Xbox Game Pass?

1. Call of Duty Warzone 2.0

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We are wrapping up our list of the best Battle Royale games on Xbox Game Pass with Call of Duty Warzone 2.0. For fans of the Warzone experience, Warzone 2.0 sees many systems overhauled. These changes include everything from changes to the loadout system in the game and much more. For players who are unaware of what the Warzone experience is, it is essentially a massive Battle Royale with Call of Duty movement and gunplay mechanics. This sees players fighting over territory on large maps as they duke it out to be the last team or person standing.

This gives the game a relatively easy-to-understand gameplay loop that newer players can quickly jump into. For veteran players, however, the skill ceiling for this Battle Royale title is incredibly high. This is great, as it offers players the chance to find their niche within the game's community, which is fantastic. Featuring a wide array of weapons and systems, this title is one of the most in-depth entries on our list. To close, Call of Duty Warzone 2.0 is undoubtedly one of the best Battle Royale games on Xbox Game Pass.

So, what's your take on our picks for the 5 Best Battle Royale Games on Xbox Game Pass? Do you agree with our picks? Let us know over on our socials here or down in the comments below.

Judson Holley is a writer that began his career as a ghostwriter. Returning to the mortal coil  to work among the living. With some of his favorite games being tactical FPS games such as Squad and the Arma series. Although this could not be further from the truth as he enjoys games with deep stories such as the Kingdom Hearts series as well as Jade Empire and The Knights of the Old Republic series. When not attending to his wife, Judson often tends to his cats. He also has a knack for music mainly composing for and playing piano.