Xbox Game Pass For April 2021: GTA 5 Returns, MLB The Show 21, Zombie Army 4, And More

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Microsoft has outlined all the new additions to Xbox Game Pass in April, and the biggest of the bunch is Rockstar's Grand Theft Auto V. Some of the other new additions for April include Zombie Army 4: Dead War, NHL 21, and MLB The Show 21.

GTA V was originally on Game Pass, but Rockstar removed it when Red Dead Redemption II was added to the catalog. It's coming back on April 8 for console and cloud streaming, joining Red Dead Redemption II.

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Also debuting April 8 are Zombie Army 4: Dead War (console, cloud, and PC), Disneyland Adventures (cloud), and Rush: A Disney/Pixar Adventure (cloud).

Then on April 12, Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscribers can grab NHL 21 through EA Play, which is bundled with the Ultimate tier of Game Pass. On April 15, subscribers to Game Pass can pick up Rain on Your Parade (cloud, console, PC) and Pathway (PC).

Finally, April finishes up with MLB The Show 21 (cloud, console) on April 20. This is the first MLB The Show game on Xbox, and it will debut day-and-date on Game Pass.

Microsoft also announced a list of games that are leaving Xbox Game Pass in April, and these include Deliver Us the Moon, Gato Roboto, Wargroove, and a series of Madden and NHL titles through EA Play. You can see the full rundown of what's coming to and leaving Game Pass for April below.

April 8

  • Grand Theft Auto V (cloud, console)
  • Zombie Army 4: Dead War (cloud, console, PC)
  • Disneyland Adventures (cloud)
  • Rush: A Disney/Pixar Adventure (cloud)

April 12

  • NHL 21 (console; EA Play)

April 15

  • Rain on Your Parade (cloud, console, PC)
  • Pathway (PC)

Leaving Xbox Game Pass In April

April 15

  • Deliver Us the Moon (Console and PC)
  • Gato Roboto (Console and PC)
  • Wargroove (Console and PC)

April 16 (EA Play)

  • Madden 15 (Console)
  • Madden 16 (Console)
  • Madden 17 (Console)
  • Madden 18 (Console)
  • Madden 25 (Console)
  • NHL 18 (Console)
  • NHL 19 (Console)

In other news, Xbox Game Pass on console now has a new section that says "Play with Friends." This section displays what your friends are playing in Game Pass, and you can join their session or begin installing a game directly from this page. Here's what it looks like:

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The new "Play With Friends" section of Game Pass on consoleComing To Xbox Game Pass In April

In addition to these new releases, be sure to check out the best Xbox games on Game Pass right now.

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