Microsoft expands PC Game Pass to 40 new countries

Kevin Okemwa

PC Game Pass

Microsoft has announced that it is launching its PC Game Pass subscription service (previously referred to as Xbox Game Pass for PC) in 40 new countries in preview. This means that a total of 86 countries now have PC Game Pass support.

With this expansion in play, the company is edging even closer to achieving its mission, to bring the joy and community of gaming to everyone on the planet. PC Game Pass will start rolling out to the new countries today, February 28.

If you’re in Albania, Algeria, Bolivia, Costa Rica, Morocco, Georgia, Egypt, or the rest of the countries listed in the press release you can sign up for PC Game Pass Preview program. You’ll need to download the Xbox Insider Hub app and register for the preview program at a special testing price for the first month

Once you get admission to the program, you’ll have access to a new library featuring hundreds of high-quality PC games on Windows, this is inclusive of new Xbox Game Studios releases on day one, iconic Bethesda games, an EA Play membership, and member-only benefits in Riot Games.

The Xbox team further indicated that:

The PC Game Pass library adds new games all the time, and more great games from Xbox and Bethesda are coming to PC Game Pass soon. The upcoming action-strategy game Minecraft Legends will be released on Tuesday, April 18; Redfall, Arkane Austin’s story-driven first-person shooter, hits on May 2; and more great games are coming soon.

Last year in April, the company also launched the subscription service to 5 countries in South Asia in preview, then later released it to general availability. In related news, Microsoft’s Xbox Family Plan recently expanded to 6 more countries.