High on Life is a huge hit on Xbox Game Pass, setting multiple records


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Unsuspecting Game surpassed the number of Xbox Game Pass service statistics. Microsoft Today was revealed This High On LifeThe Squanch Games-developed first-person shooter that launched on Game Pass on its first day has broken multiple records and become a huge hit on its subscription services, confirming what Popular charts of Xbox and PC Game Pass have been showing up all week.

on Xbox Game Pass, High On Life managed to take the crown of the biggest launch of 2022, the biggest third-party game launch of all time, as well as the biggest single-player game launch on the service since its debut. All of this is measured by the number of hours players streamed into the title in the first five days after launch.

“This was our first time launching a game with Game Pass,” said Squanch Games Studio Principal and COO Mike Fridley. “We’ve been blown away by the response from players who have made us the most popular game on Game Pass right now. When Squanch Games was first created, it was about making the games we wanted to play – and Game Pass helps us reach the players who want to play those games.”

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It’s very interesting to see an indie title, especially being a new IP, beat out so many other high profile 3rd party releases that have appeared on Game Pass over the years.

coming from Rick and Morty Co-Creator Justin Rowland, High On Life It may have just secured a healthy relationship with Xbox with this success. In my review of the game I gave it 8.5/10. I found the humor fantastic and the game mechanics much deeper and more interesting than they first appear.


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