Dead Space Remake


Is the Dead Space Remake Coming to Xbox Game Pass?

Abhimannu Das
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The Dead Space Remake that released earlier this year is already headed to Xbox Game Pass later this month.
The game will be added to EA Play on 26th October and it will be accessible to all Xbox Game Pass subscribers.

Xbox Game Pass subscribers are in for a fun time this Halloween as EA has confirmed that it is bringing the Dead Space Remake to the service. Starting on 26th October, you can play Dead Space Remake on Xbox Series S/X, PC, and Xbox Cloud via EA Play. Do note that to play the game you need an EA account and should link it to your Microsoft Game Pass subscription. An EA Play subscription is included with Game Pass and you do not need to purchase it separately.

Other Xbox Game Pass games to watch out for this October 

  • Like A Dragon: Ishin! (Console, PC, and Xbox Cloud): Available NOW!

  • F1 Manager 2023 (Console, PC, and Xbox Cloud): 19th October

  • Cities: Skylines II (PC): 24th October

  • Dead Space Remake (Xbox X|S Series, PC and Xbox Cloud) EA Play: 26th October

  • Frog Detective: The Entire Mystery (console and cloud, Xbox Cloud): 26th October

  • Mineko’s Night Market (console, PC and Xbox Cloud): 26th October

  • Headbangers: Rhythm Royale (console, PC and Xbox Cloud): 31st October

  • Jusant (console, PC and Xbox Cloud): 31st October

How to link your Xbox Game Pass account to EA Play

To link Xbox Game Pass to EA Play, you will need to:

  1. Make sure that you have an Xbox Game Pass Ultimate or Xbox Game Pass for PC subscription.

  2. Make sure that you have an EA account.

  3. Download and install the EA app on your PC.

Once you have done all of the above, you can link your Xbox and EA accounts by following these steps:

  1. Open the EA app.

  2. Click on the "Login" button in the top right corner of the window.

  3. Click on the "Sign in with Xbox Live" button.

  4. Enter your Xbox account credentials and sign in.

  5. You will be prompted to link your EA account. If you already have an EA account, sign in to it. If you don't have an EA account, you will need to create one.

Once you have linked your Xbox and EA accounts, you will be able to access EA Play games on your PC through the EA app. To do this, simply open the EA app and browse the EA Play catalog. Any games that you download from the EA Play catalog will be available to play through the EA app.

Note: If you have already played an EA Play game on your Xbox console, your Xbox and EA accounts are likely linked. In this case, you can simply sign in to the EA app on your PC with the same EA account that you use on console to access EA Play games.

How the Dead Space Remake differs from the original

Like the original game, Dead Space is set on a mining spaceship overrun by deadly monsters called Necromorphs following the discovery of an artifact called the Marker. The player controls engineer Isaac Clarke as he navigates the spaceship and fights the Necromorphs while struggling with growing psychosis.

The Dead Space remake features a number of improvements over the original game, including:

  • Stunning visuals: The game has been completely rebuilt from the ground up using the Frostbite Engine, resulting in stunning visuals that showcase the power of the next generation of consoles.

  • Improved gameplay: The game features a number of gameplay improvements, such as a more responsive control scheme, a revamped weapon upgrade system, and a new dismemberment system that allows players to strategically dismember Necromorphs in order to defeat them more easily.

  • Enhanced atmosphere: The game's atmosphere has been enhanced with volumetric lighting, dynamic audio, and improved AI, resulting in a more immersive and terrifying experience.

The Dead Space remake has been praised by critics for its stunning visuals, improved gameplay, and enhanced atmosphere. It is considered to be one of the best remakes ever made and is a must-play for fans of the survival horror genre.

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Abhimannu is a PC esports writer at AFK Gaming. With over seven years of experience in esports journalism, he has worked on a myriad of games and their ecosystems including Valorant, Overwatch and Apex Legends.

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