Top Ten Open-World Games on Xbox Game Pass to Play While You Social Distance

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With the news recommending people self-quarantine or practice social distancing, more and more people are opting to spend their free time at home. With all that time that was previously spent out and about, it is hard to find a new game, movie, TV show, or book to get lost in. Luckily, Xbox Game Pass has you covered, offering some of the best open-world games out there in its vast library.

Immerse yourself in a deep library of more than 100 high-quality console and PC games. Join the fun in new games or catch up on a recent hit. Xbox Game Pass Ultimate includes Xbox Live Gold and unlimited access to over 100 high-quality console and PC games for only $14.99 a month with your first month only $1. With Xbox Game Pass, you always have something new to play. And with side quests, mini-games, and extra mission galore, these ten open-world games on Xbox Game Pass are bound to keep you entertained. All game descriptions are taken directly from xbox.com

Kingdom Hearts III

Kingdom Hearts 3 on Xbox Game Pass

Kingdom Hearts III tells the story of the power of friendship as Sora and his friends embark on a perilous adventure and support each other through difficult times. Set in a vast array of Disney worlds, Kingdom Hearts III follows the journey of Sora, a young boy and unknowing heir to a spectacular power. Sora is joined by Donald and Goofy to stop an evil force known as the Heartless from invading and overtaking the universe.

Final Fantasy XV Royal Edition 

Prompto-Photographer-FFXV Xbox Game Pass

Final Fantasy XV is the highly anticipated latest installment in the legendary series that defined storytelling and adventure in video games. Featuring action-heavy combat, innovative gameplay, and immersive graphics that push the limits of modern hardware. Final Fantasy XV is an awe-inspiring tale that transports audiences into its vivid imagining of a fantasy world based in reality.

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Xbox Game Pass

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is a story-driven, next-generation open world role-playing game set in a visually stunning fantasy universe full of meaningful choices and impactful consequences. In The Witcher, you play as a professional monster hunter, Geralt of Rivia, tasked with finding a child of prophecy in a vast open-world rich with merchant cities, pirate islands, dangerous mountain passes, and forgotten caverns to explore.

The Outer Worlds

The Outer Worlds

The Outer Worlds is a new single-player sci-fi RPG from Obsidian Entertainment and Private Division. As you explore a space colony, the character you decide to become will determine how this player-driven story unfolds. In the corporate equation for the colony, you are the unplanned variable.

Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain

Metal Gear V Xbox Game Pass

Ushering in a new era for the Metal Gear franchise with cutting-edge technology powered by the Fox Engine, Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain will provide players a first-rate gaming experience as they are offered tactical freedom to carry out open-world missions.

Rise of the Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider Xbox Game Pass

Experience Lara Croft’s defining moment as she becomes the Tomb Raider. In Shadow of the Tomb Raider, Lara must master a deadly jungle, overcome terrifying tombs, and persevere through her darkest hour. As she races to save the world from a Maya apocalypse, Lara must become the Tomb Raider she is destined to be.

Fallout: New Vegas

Fallout New Vegas

Experience all the sights and sounds of fabulous New Vegas, brought to you by Vault-Tec, America’s First Choice in Post Nuclear Simulation. Explore the treacherous wastes of the Great Southwest from the safety and comfort of your very own vault: Meet new people, confront terrifying creatures, and arm yourself with the latest high-tech weaponry as you make a name for yourself on a thrilling new journey across the Mojave wasteland.

Metro Exodus

Metro Exodus Xbox Game Pass

Metro Exodus is an epic, story-driven first-person shooter from 4A Games that blends deadly combat and stealth with exploration and survival horror in one of the most immersive game worlds ever created.

Dues Ex: Mankind Divided 

Dues Ex- Mankind Divided 

The year is 2029, and mechanically augmented humans have now been deemed outcasts, living a life of complete and total segregation from the rest of society. Now an elite covert agent, Adam Jensen is forced to operate in a world that has grown to despise his kind. Armed with a new arsenal of state-of-the-art weapons and augmentations, he must choose the right approach, along with who to trust, in order to unravel a vast worldwide conspiracy.

Borderlands: The Handsome Collection

Borderlands The Handsome Collection Xbox Game Pass-min

Borderlands: The Handsome Collection is the essential Borderlands compilation and includes the definitive versions of both Borderlands 2 and Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel, built specifically for next-gen consoles. For the first time in the franchise’s history, play four-player split-screen on a single television.


Grab your Xbox Game Pass subscription now and start playing. Then, let us know what some of your favorite go-to games on Xbox Game Pass during while home.