What to play on Game Pass: Sports Games

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Don’t know what to play on Game Pass? With literally hundreds of games available on the service across just about every genre imaginable, it can be a daunting task figuring out where to start. Not to worry, though. Because we have you covered with these Game Pass recommendations for all you sports aficionados out there. Here we have put together a list of some of the best sports games on Game Pass right now. So step right on up to the plate and check them out.

Bassmaster Fishing 2022

Bassmaster Fishing 2022 brings the thrill competitive big bass fishing to Xbox Game Pass with fully licensed content from the Bassmaster series including amateur to elite events. You can play as—or against—ten professional anglers from the Elite tour across 8 real-world venues. Earn sponsors as you climb the ranks and come ever closer to becoming the Bassmaster Classic® Champion. Or take to the game’s online multiplayer modes (including cross play modes) and climb the global leaderboards or become champion of the Bassmaster Royale.

Cricket 22

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Cricket 22 delivers the Ashes, the Big Bash, The Hundred, and a multitude of other fan-favourite competitions! 

EA Sports Rory McIlroy PGA Tour

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Golf without limits in EA SPORTS Rory McIlroy PGA TOUR!

EA Sports UFC 3

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EA SPORTS™ UFC® 3 revolutionizes fighting with Real Player Motion Tech, delivering the most fluid and responsive fighter motion in sports.

FIFA 21 Standard Edition

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This Dual Entitlement contains both Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S versions.

Madden NFL 22

The 2022 installment of the long-running Madden NFL series does little to disappoint. The last Madden NFL to be released before John Madden’s passing, Madden NFL 22 brings several new features and tweaks to gameplay, as in staff management and the skill tree progression system. Madden NFL also features what is considered to be the greatest Madden cover of all time, featuring Tom Brady and Patrick Mahomes. It is only the second time two NFL players have shared a cover for a Madden game.


Matchpoint Tennis Championships

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Matchpoint – Tennis Championships is a modern take on tennis, featuring a true-to-life on-court experience.






MLB The Show 22 

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Every pitch. Every hit. Every win. Make your mark and Own the Show in MLB® The Show™ 22.






Moto GP 22

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Engines running: give the green light to the most immersive and authentic MotoGP™ gaming experience ever.






NHL 22

The 31st installment of the premier ice hockey sim, NHL 22 is the first to use the Frostbite game engine and the accompanying next-gen graphics overhaul. The game also introduces Superstar X-Factors—abilities that are unique to superstar players. Also new to NHL 22 are improved gameplay animations including those for reverse hitting, pass and shot blocks, pickups, goalie saves and more. NHL 22 also features women’s national hockey teams, a first for the franchise. The game’s soundtrack features such stars as Machine Gun Kelly, Twenty One Pilots, Imagine Dragons, Jxdn, Volbeat and more.

Windjammers 2

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The best flying disc game of all time is back!






Wrap up

And that is merely the crème of the sports crop on Game Pass. There are plenty of other sports games worth checking out on the service. It’s no wonder Game Pass is rightfully known as the best value in gaming, and it’s good to see the sports genre so well represented. If you don’t already have a Game Pass membership, you can sign up here. Learn more about the service over on the Xbox Game Pass FAQ page. And don’t forget to check out our other “What to play on Game Pass” posts for other Game Pass recommendations.

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