Microsoft has revealed the six new video games that will be available in March 2023 on Xbox Game Pass. A second wave of high-quality video games featuring an enticing surprise.

Xbox Game Pass - March 2023

The second wave of Xbox Game Pass for March features a fantastic new line-up, which Microsoft officially announced on Tuesday, March 7. Many familiar faces and new prestigious additions to the Xbox subscription service, which continues to provide a month full of high-level content and video games.

Here’s the full list of games coming to Xbox Game Pass soon, starting on March 7 with the Xbox debut of Guilty Gear -Strive-, which is currently available on Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, and Xbox Game Pass.

  • Guilty Gear -Strive- (Cloud, Console, and PC) – March 7, 2023
  • Dead Space 2 (Cloud) – March 9, 2023
  • Dead Space 3 (Cloud) – March 9, 2023
  • Valheim (Game Preview) (Console) – March 14, 2023
  • Sid Meier’s Civilization VI (Cloud, Console, and PC) – March 16, 2023
  • Ni No Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom – The Prince’s Edition (Console and PC) – March 21, 2023
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Dead Space 2 and Dead Space 3 will allow you to continue the death trail you started with Dead Space Remake. However, I recommend that you look into Valheim and Ni No Kuni II, as well as a great strategy game like Civilization VI.

But first, let’s take a closer look at what these titles have to offer.

Guilty Gear -Strive- (Cloud, Console, and PC)

Guilty Gear -Strive- is the latest installment in Arc System Works‘ critically acclaimed Guilty Gear fighting game series, created by Daisuke Ishiwatari. On June 11, 2021, the game was previously released for PC, PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5.

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Guilty Gear -Strive- lives up to the series’ high expectations, boasting groundbreaking hybrid 2D/3D cel-shaded graphics and intense, rewarding gameplay. The story mode delves deep into the Guilty Gear universe, introducing new characters alongside fan favorites, making this new fighting game a hidden gem.

The game introduces a number of fresh and cutting-edge gameplay elements that are intended to help newcomers to the series pick up the basics quickly while preserving the rich, imaginative gameplay that Guilty Gear is known for. Wall-breaking mechanics, one of the series’ recent additions, will enable brand-new, thrilling strategies for combat.

Guilty Gear -Strive- takes the series to the next level with gameplay improvements that combine the series’ already exceptional qualities with new Arc System Works mechanics. If you enjoy beat ’em up video games or are a fan of the Guilty Gear series, this is a game you should not miss!

Guilty Gear -Strive-

Dead Space 2 – EA Play (Cloud)

Developed by Visceral Games and published by Electronic Arts on January 25, 2011 for PC, PlayStation 3, and Xbox 360, Dead Space 2 is the ideal game for those looking for creepy horror or those new to the series who have just finished Dead Space Remake and are interested in finding out how Isaac Clarke’s tragic story will turn out.

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Three years after the Necromorph infestation aboard the USG Ishimura, Isaac Clarke awakens from a coma, confused, disoriented, and on a space station called The Sprawl. Fight new enemies and explore this open world’s massive zero-gravity environments to discover the truth with Xbox Cloud Gaming via EA Play.

After unearthing a strange artifact known as the Marker, Isaac finds himself on the Sprawl, a giant space station in orbit around Saturn. Unable to remember how he got here and plagued with demented visions of his dead girlfriend Nicole, he must survive another nightmarish outbreak of Necromorphs as he fights his way towards an answer he hopes will end all the chaos.

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Switch off the light and close the door. The Necromorphs have resurfaced!

Dead Space 3 – EA Play (Cloud)

Developed by Visceral Games and published by Electronic Arts on February 5, 2013 for PC, PlayStation 3, and Xbox 360, Dead Space 3 expands and defines the saga with a third installment filled with firefights, terrifying new threats, and the sneaky new icy planet of Tau Volantis.

Dead Space 3

Journey across space to the icy planet of Tau Volantis with Isaac Clarke and Sgt. John Carver to discover and destroy the source of the Necromorph outbreak. Comb the harsh environment for raw materials and scavenge parts to create the ultimate customized weapons and survival tools.

Overcome avalanches, treacherous ice climbs, violent wilderness, and an army of deadlier, more evolved enemies on your mission to save mankind from the impending apocalypse.

Dead Space 3

Join the full campaign in single-player or online co-op, explore the frozen terrain, and discover the source of the Necromorph terror. Play it now with Xbox Cloud Gaming via EA Play.

Valheim (Game Preview) (Console)

Valheim‘s extraordinary triumph on PC has not gone unnoticed. Keep an eye out for this video game, which will be released in game preview on March 14, 2023 for Xbox One and Xbox Series X/S, as well as as part of the Xbox Game Pass service.


The game is a brutal third-person exploration and survival game for 1-10 players set in a procedurally generated world inspired by Norse mythology. During the game, you will be required to band together with other players, establish a camp, battle ferocious beasts, and travel by sea in massive Viking ships.

Decorate your hearths and sharpen your blades, grow crops and vegetables, prepare food, brew meads and potions, and progress as you defeat more difficult bosses and discover new recipes and blueprints. Create and improve your viking longhouses, add more powerful weapons to your arsenal, and stay alive.

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The game begins at a reasonably leisurely pace, but as you advance and move closer to the outer lands, the difficulty level increases. It will become harder and harder to survive.

Sid Meier’s Civilization VI (Cloud, Console, and PC)

Sid Meier’s Civilization VI is the newest installment in the award-winning Civilization franchise developed by Firaxis Games and released on October 21, 2016 by 2K for Android, iOS, Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. Coming to Xbox Game Pass on March 16, 2023.

Sid Meier’s Civilization VI

No lover of strategy games can resist the allure of Civilization VI. The game’s content depth is excellent, with the aim of establish a empire, grow your civilization’s boundaries, and withstand the passage of time.

The game’s dynamic and captivating structure enables the player to control a variety of research networks, from managing policy to advancing science to mastering technological invention.

Civilization VI

You will be able to handle relations with other powers and create diplomatic relations to ensure that your empire grows prosperously. Early on, it will be particularly difficult because conflict will be seen as a fact of life, but later on, you will need to persistently seek alliances and negotiations if you want your civilization to progress and become a mighty empire.

Ni No Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom – The Prince’s Edition (Console and PC)

Ni No Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom, a Japanese-style role-playing game developed by Level-5 and released by Bandai Namco Entertainment on March 22, 2018, is another fascinating title coming to Xbox Game Pass on March 21, 2013.

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The Xbox Game Pass edition of the title will be the Prince’s Edition with all the DLCs, the Equipment Package and the Cat King’s Claw.

The story follows Evan, a young king who is on a quest to found a new kingdom and save his people from a dreadful impending evil. It is set hundreds of years after the events of the first chapter.

The game features enchanting character design by legendary artist Yoshiyuki Momose and a stirring soundtrack composed by world-renowned Joe Hisaishi.

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Ni No Kuni II, like its predecessor, is distinguished by a remarkable artistic design, seasoned with gameplay that forgoes its strategic side in favor of an action formula, seasoned with a fascinating management component.

Which video games are leaving Xbox Game Pass in March 2023?

Well, I’d say that there are a lot of video games that you can play in March. You simply select the one that best suits you, turn on your Xbox, and let the games begin! But before you leave, I have one more thing to say.

On March 15th, these eight titles will leave Xbox Game Pass. If you want to try out one of these games, you still have time. Hurry, the clock is ticking!

  • F1 2020 (Console) – EA Play
  • Goat Simulator (Cloud, Console, and PC)
  • Kentucky Route Zero (Cloud, Console, and PC)
  • Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy (Cloud, Console, and PC)
  • Paradise Killer (Cloud, Console, and PC)
  • Undertale (Cloud, Console, and PC)
  • Young Souls (Cloud, Console, and PC)
  • Zero Escape: The Nonary Games (Cloud, Console, and PC)

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Grown up with MediEvil and DOOM and fascinated by the video game world since 1998. This passion stems from a desire to discover and research the videogame at 360 degrees, with particular attention to the Indie scene.