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Microsoft is adding 20 Bethesda titles to Xbox Games Pass on March 12th [Update: FPS Boost titles announced]

Following their acquisition of ZeniMax Media earlier this week, Microsoft has announced a number of Bethesda games coming to Xbox Game Pass on March 12 (i.e tomorrow).

The announcement was made during a roundtable talk between leaders from Bethesda such as Todd Howard and Pete Hines and Team Xbox including Phil Spencer, Aaron Greenberg and more.

You can watch the full roundtable discussion below:

The $7.5 billion acquisition of ZeniMax Media and Bethesda was announced back in September but just recently got approved by regulators.

Below you’ll find a list of all the Bethesda games coming to Xbox Game Pass:

  • Dishonored Definitive Edition (Console, PC, Cloud)
  • Dishonored 2 (Console, PC, Cloud)
  • Doom (1993) (Console, PC, Cloud)
  • Doom II (Console, PC, Cloud)
  • Doom 3 (Console, PC, Cloud)
  • Doom 64 (Console, PC, Cloud)
  • Doom Eternal (Console, PC, Cloud)
  • The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind (Console, PC)
  • The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion (Console, PC)
  • The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition (Console, PC, Cloud)
  • The Elder Scrolls Online (Cloud, Console)
  • The Evil Within (Console, PC, Cloud)
  • Fallout 4 (Console, PC, Cloud)
  • Fallout 76 (Console, PC, Cloud)
  • Fallout: New Vegas (Console)
  • Prey (Console, PC, Cloud)
  • Rage 2 (Console, PC, Cloud)
  • Wolfenstein: The New Order (Console, PC, Cloud)
  • Wolfenstein: The Old Blood (Console, PC, Cloud)
  • Wolfenstein: Youngblood (Console, PC, Cloud)

Microsoft has said that a number of these titles would get a future update to enable FPS Boost on Xbox Series X & S.

It was also announced that there will be an Xbox event this summer to give an update on future Bethesda titles.

Update – March 15th, 2021: Microsoft has announced that the following titles would be getting an FPS Boost (meaning the games are playable at 60fps instead of 30fps) on Xbox Series X & S.

Those games are: Dishonored: Definitive Edition, The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition, Fallout 4, Fallout 76, and Prey. In addition to FPS Boost, these titles have the option for Auto HDR to basically add HDR to an SDR game.

Source: Xbox


By Sachin Bahal

Sachin is the editor-in-chief of TheCanadianTechie, a site he started in 2012 to become the ultimate, independent source for tech enthusiasts or “techies”. He is a versatile writer with a passion for technology and loves to write about gaming, entertainment, tech and more.

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