Is SteamWorld Build on Game Pass?


Xbox logo against a background of SteamWorld Build key art
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SteamWorld Build is the latest entry in the genre-hopping SteamWorld game series, and it's putting down roots as an incredibly charming city building game. If you're curious about SteamWorld or just on the hunt for something new to play, this guide will answer an important question - is SteamWorld Build on Game Pass?

If you're unfamiliar, Xbox Game Pass is one of Microsoft's most popular services. Subscribers get access to hundreds of games, with new and classic titles joining the service while others are only provided for a limited time. Popular titles like Payday 3 and Like a Dragon Gaiden have even been added to the service on their launch day, making it well worth the money.

Ready to build up more SteamWorld knowledge? Read our preview for early thoughts on the game and learn about the game's PC requirements.

SteamWorld Build character Core against a background of the game's key art
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Credit: Thunderful Publishing

Is SteamWorld Build on Game Pass?

Yes, SteamWorld Build is coming to Xbox Game Pass. It will be available on December 1, 2023.

Fans of the SteamWorld series that are new to city building games are in luck. The game will be joining many other Game Pass titles on its launch day, mentioned above.

Newcomers don't need to shy away just because they've never played a SteamWorld game, either. Each one explores a different genre, and their stories are mostly self-contained. Gameplay aims to be both fun and accessible, introducing the genre it's taking on to players while twisting expectations to make something unique.

Game Pass subscribers will be able to play via Xbox One, Xbox Series X / S, and PC. The game is also launching on PlayStation 4 and 5, Nintendo Switch, GOG, Steam, and the Epic Games Store, too.

That's everything we can tell you about the Game Pass status of SteamWorld Build. Before you go, we can tell you how many devices can use Game Pass and let you know if Ark Survival Ascended is making its way to the service.

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