Is Banishers: Ghosts of New Eden on Xbox Game Pass?

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Banishers: Ghost of New Eden is a brand-new action role-playing game from developer Don't Nod. The game released on February 13, 2024 for PS5, Xbox Series X|S and PC.

As is the case with most of these new releases, you may be wondering if Banishers: Ghost of New Eden is available to play for free through Xbox Game Pass. Here's what we know!

Can you play Banishers: Ghosts of New Eden on Xbox Game Pass?

Unfortunately, Banishers: Ghosts of New Eden is not available on Xbox Game Pass. On the bright side though, the game only costs $49.99, which is cheaper than most current-gen games.

Now it's worth noting that other some other games from Don't Nod have previously appeared on Xbox Game Pass. One of the developer's most popular games, Life is Strange, was on the service, so it is possible that Banishers: Ghosts of New Eden could come in the future. But right now, your only hope of playing it is to buy it. And based on reviews, it's worth the money.

Banishers: Ghosts of New Eden is getting great reviews

As of this writing, Banishers: Ghosts of New Eden is sitting at an 81 on Metacritic. Many critics have praised the game's narrative and heavy subject matter. The world is fascinating and the gameplay, while not perfect, is enjoyable.

Don't Nod are excellent storytellers, so to see reviewers praise its story shouldn't come as a major surprise. What's surprising is how the narrative plot weaves so well with the action-RPG gameplay.

Set in New Eden in 1965, you play as Banishers, investigating a the source of evil that has plagued a community of settlers. As you attempt to solve this dreadful curse, you'll unravel chilling mysteries, explore diverse landscapes and interactive with fascinating characters. And in typical Don't Nod fashion, the decisions you make throughout the game will carry dramatic consequences.