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5 Best Crossplay Games on Xbox Game Pass (March 2024)

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Crossplay games on Xbox feature adventurous teamwork in vivid landscapes

Crossplay has changed the game, quite literally. This feature, which lets players from different platforms team up or face off, is a game-changer. Among all the platforms taking advantage of this, Xbox Game Pass is leading the way. If you're wondering about the best Crossplay games on Xbox Game Pass, we've got you covered.

5. World War Z: Aftermath

World War Z: Aftermath - Launch Trailer

In World War Z: Aftermath, players get to fight zombies all over the world, including exciting places like Rome, Vatican City, and the snowy areas of Russia's Kamchatka. You can play with up to three friends or team up with computer-controlled teammates to battle through waves of zombies. The game includes lots of stories and missions from the previous version of World War Z, offering lots of content to explore.

The game introduces a new way to fight zombies up close with a cool melee combat system. Players can use special moves and perks, and even hold two weapons at once, like sickles and cleavers, to defeat zombies. This makes fighting more exciting and lets players choose how they want to battle. Also, there are new scary zombies, including swarms of rats, making the game even more challenging and fun.

Additionally, World War Z: Aftermath is great for playing with friends, thanks to its ability to let players from different gaming platforms play together. This means it's easy to join up with others and work as a team to survive the zombie attacks. The game encourages players to work together, whether they're fighting off zombies in the ruins of Rome or figuring out how to beat the new zombie threats.

4. Wartales

Wartales - Official Release Trailer

Wartales invites you into a big medieval world where your goal is to lead a group of mercenaries to find treasure and make a name for themselves. As you explore this world, you'll find busy villages and old ruins full of history and secrets. Your adventure is filled with interesting stories, characters, and challenges. Every place you visit offers a chance to meet new allies, face enemies, and discover treasures, making every trip an exciting story of its own.

Your team of mercenaries is key to your success in Wartales. You can recruit new members, each with their own special skills and personalities. Building your team is more than just gathering fighters; it's about choosing the right people with the skills you need. You also need to take care of your camp, where your team lives and rests.

Battles are turn-based, which means you need to think carefully about each move. You have to choose the right fighters for each fight, considering the place you're fighting in and the weaknesses of your enemies. Winning fights requires planning and smart thinking. Each victory and discovery makes your story more exciting, turning your journey in Wartales into a grand adventure of survival and success.

3. Call of the Wild: The Angler

The Angler Announcement Trailer

Call of the Wild: The Angler is a fun fishing game that lets you explore a big, open world. You can go anywhere you like, finding new spots to fish by boat, car, or walking. There are lots of hidden places to discover, like small ponds and big lakes, each with its own special fish. Every time you go out to fish, it feels like a new adventure, making you want to come back and try again.

In this game, fishing is exciting and a bit tricky because each type of fish acts differently. They like different baits, and once you catch them, they all struggle in their own ways to get free. The game also changes based on where you fish, the time of day, and the weather, so fishing in one spot can be totally different from another.

Additionally, you can also make your fishing experience your own by choosing your gear and how your angler looks. There's a lot to pick from, like rods, reels, and baits, to make sure you're ready for any fishing challenge. As you fish and complete challenges, you earn rewards and learn more about the game's world. You can fish by yourself and enjoy the peace or join up with friends online and fish together.

2. Grounded

Grounded - Full Release Trailer

In Grounded, you start off tiny, like an ant, and you're in a big backyard that's now full of giant bugs. It's a game where you have to find food, build shelters, and try not to get eaten by the bugs. You can play by yourself or with friends online. Even if the friend who started the game isn't playing right now, you can still play in that world and keep all your stuff and what you've built.

The game is also a bit of a mystery. You'll want to figure out how you got so small, who did this to you, and how you can get back to your normal size. These questions make you want to explore more of the backyard and see what's out there.

The backyard feels like its own little world. You can go to many places like under the water in a pond, inside a hot sandbox, or into a termite mound. Additionally, you can also make better weapons and armor. This way, you can plan how you want to play the game. Do you want to be really strong, very fast, or maybe a mix of both? It's up to you how you survive in the backyard.

1. The Texas Chain Saw Massacre

The Texas Chain Saw Massacre - Launch Trailer

If you've ever thought about how well you'd do in a scary movie scenario, The Texas Chain Saw Massacre lets you find out. In this game, you can either be part of the scary Slaughter family or someone trying to escape from them. If you're trying to escape, you've got to be smart and quiet. You'll need to look around carefully, find tools and places to hide to stay safe, and try to get away. If you choose to play as a member of the Slaughter family, your job is to catch the people trying to escape. You have to be clever and quick to find them before they slip away.

This setup makes every round exciting. Playing as someone trying to escape feels like a real test of your sneakiness and quick thinking. You have to make smart choices about when to hide and when to run. As a member of the Slaughter family, you get to use your knowledge of the area and your power to try to catch everyone.

So, which of these titles have you tried and loved? Are there any other games on the Xbox Game Pass with crossplay that you think should have made our list? Let us know your thoughts on our socials here.

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