Now that the joining-of-forces between Bethesda and the Xbox brand are official, there’s a lot of talk about what comes next from the partnership. Phil Spencer, head of the Xbox division, has already said that several Bethesda games will come to Xbox Game Pass, including some exclusives. But now the big question is what games will they bring next.
We’ve already seen some killer titles make the rounds, like Doom Eternal and Rage 2, amongst others. But there are still a few key titles still missing. Granted, we’ll see some more games introduced in the days ahead, especially with a rumored broadcast coming on March 11 to highlight what comes next.
In the meantime, though, we’d like to make a few suggestions as to what the team can add next to the service. And they aren’t all expected titles either – we threw in a curveball or two.
Here’s what we want to see!
It’s hard to believe that it’s been just about five years since we ripped and teared our way back into the world of Doom, but like never before. And while you can enjoy Eternal anytime you want, it doesn’t hurt to have the game that started it all (well, again) on the service, if only to serve as a history lesson of just how much ass-kickery id Software and its team have become capable of in a five year span. For that matter, make the other classic Doom games available as well. Hell, misery loves company. And we feel like delivering a lot of misery.
Okay, this may seem like a longshot here, but popular games like Wolfenstein: The Old Blood and Fallout 3 look like they’re coming anyway, so…why not? Brink never really got a chance to shine the way Bethesda was hoping, possibly due to undermarketing and the fact that the gameplay just didn’t catch on with the crowd at the time. However, now – maybe with restarted servers and what-not – this could be the time for Brink to shine. Wouldn’t be the worst thing, though, honestly, we’re not expecting it to topple Overwatch. Just add it out of curiosity!
The Evil Within Games
Though we probably won’t see an Evil Within 3 anytime soon, the first two games in the masterful horror series are certainly worth rediscovery. Featuring some fiendish delights amidst some powerful gameplay and great visuals, the games have become a cult favorite. And adding them to Xbox Game Pass would give a whole new audience a chance to see what they’re all about. Just, um, bring plenty of ammo, okay?
The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion
Before the memorable Skyrim and the number of spin-offs that we’ve gotten from the Elder Scrolls series, there was simply Oblivion, a game that grew on us as we played for hours on end, thanks to a compelling quest, sharp visuals and, of course, the sultry voice of Sir Patrick Stewart. This, along with Morrowind, should find a permanent home on Xbox Game Pass, if only to bring out the adventurer in all of us. After all, we can’t all play Skyrim forever. Or can we?
Okay, another longshot here, but hear us out. Taken straight out of the school of grindhouse films, Wet is a thrilling adventure revolving around Rubi, a dangerous assassin who sets out for revenge with sword and guns in hand. Using great athletic techniques and taking part in a series of gun battles that range from downtown shootouts to an explosive encounter on a crowded street, Wet is a tour-de-force in action. And a game we certainly can’t be without. Now give it to us! Along with a sequel.
What Bethesda games do you want to see on Xbox Game Pass? Let us know below!
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