Gaming on a budget? Want to play the latest and greatest games but are a bit short on funds? No need to worry because PC gaming need not be expensive with PC Game Pass, which is now available in the Philippines.
For a measly PHP 49 for the first 3 months and a PHP 119 recurring fee for each succeeding month, you can play over 100 high-quality PC games such as Bethesda titles along with an EA Play membership. Best of all, Xbox Game Studios releases will also be available on the service on day one.
With so many games to choose from, what should you play? We’ve got some suggestions, and based on our reviews, here are some of the best games you can play on the service.
Best games to play on PC Game Pass
The latest adventure for Master Chief sees him take on the Zeta Ring open world in its full glory. While the campaign is still incomplete, with some hallmark features such as campaign co-op and Forge still missing, it is still very much worth the price of admission. After the campaign, you can then jump into season 2 of the multiplayer, which is free-to-play!
Read our Halo Infinite review
Forza Horizon 5
Race through the streets of Mexico in this latest entry of what is arguably one of the best racing franchises today. With stunning graphics and a world that is a joy to explore, Forza Horizon 5 is a must-play on PC Game Pass.
Read our Forza Horizon 5 review
One of the standout releases of 2021, Psychonauts 2 is a definitely a sequel that was worth waiting for as it builds on its cult classic predecessor and more. A fun 20-hour platforming run with a story that touches the heartstrings, you wouldn’t want to miss out on this PC Game Pass title.
Read our Psychonauts 2 review
Microsoft Flight Simulator
If you have the hard drive space and you love flight sims, Flight Simulator is definitely the game for you. It’s worth the download time as you traverse through simulated aerospace, taking in the awe-inspiring landscapes that makes the miracle of aviation worth it on PC Game Pass.
Definitely been a favorite here at OMG ever since it dropped on the Nintendo Switch back in 2020 and released on consoles last year. Hades has put roguelites on the map, with an addicting gameplay loop and fantastic narrative that exceeds all expectations. if you haven’t tried it yet, let PC Game Pass be your ticket to ride.
Read our Hades review
Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice
Hellblade, while brief, is one of the best renditions of someone’s deteriorating mental health. It is definitely the best example of a game to play on PC Game Pass as the subject matter may not be for everyone, but it’s a game that definitely needs to be experienced to be believed.
Mass Effect Legendary Edition
A generation-defining trilogy that can be played with your PC Game Pass subscription! Step into the shoes of Commander Shepard once again as you save the universe, romance your favorite partners, and relive this classic trilogy.
Read our Mass Effect Legendary Edition review
It Takes Two
PC Game Pass is definitely a venue to gather friends for a multiplayer run without going through the hassle of setting up a friend’s pass or purchasing the game at full price. While there’s much to be experienced in 2021’s GOTY, you can rope in a friend to experience Josef Fares’ modern classic.
Read our It Takes Two review
One of last year’s hidden gems, you can finally experience Death’s Door on PC Game Pass as you traverse through the quirky world of the afterlife as you follow the hero’s journey to retrieve a lost soul that’s been taken from him.
Read our Death’s Door review
Definitely a standout for this 2022, and this year just started! Take on this part-Zelda, part-Soulslike adventure as you traverse an unknown world and complete Tunic’s enigmatic quest.
Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy
One of last year’s underrated narrative gems is certainly a must-play on PC Game Pass. Don’t miss out on this game if you haven’t tried it out and rock out while you defend the galaxy from its many evils.
Read our Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy review
Trek To Yomi
Trek To Yomi is a stylized samurai epic from Devolver that marries side-scrolling action with Ghost of Tsushima’s Kurosawa mode. This short but sweet journey takes you on a revenge quest of Hiroki as he cuts down evil, both alive and dead, in this narrative experience that has to be seen to be believed.
Read our Trek to Yomi review
Ori and the Will of the Wisps
A side-scrolling epic that you may have missed from the last generation, Ori and the Will of Wisps is certainly something that every PC Game Pass subscriber must experience. It’s definitely a can’t be missed game especially if you’re a fan of side scrollers and Metroidvanias.
Obviously, there’s more to the PC Game Pass list than just these titles. Other outstanding games on the service include the likes of Octopath Traveler, Outer Wilds, Nobody Saves the World, Scarlet Nexus, Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, and much more! With so many to choose from at a low price of PHP 119 per month, PC gaming has never been cheaper.
PC Game Pass is now available in the Philippines.