Is Destiny 2 Lightfall on Xbox Game Pass?

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Looking for Destiny 2 Lightfall on Xbox Game Pass? Bungie’s space-faring FPS remains one of the most popular live service games of its type to date, and that’s often no truer than when new expansions arrive. The most recent to release however, Lightfall, saw a pretty poor reception.

If you want to play this latest DLC to catch up before the Final Shape release date arrives, but don’t want to dish out the exorbitant price, you might be wondering whether you can play Destiny 2 Lightfall on Xbox Game Pass. We’re going to answer that question here.

Is the Destiny 2 Lightfall DLC on Xbox Game Pass?

Unfortunately, Destiny 2 Lightfall is not be available on Xbox Game Pass. However, the base game is free-to-play on a variety of platforms and consoles including the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, and PC.

The DLC is also unlikely to be introduced to Microsoft’s subscription service in the future. Since the base game and previous expansions aren’t included within the Game Pass catalogue of titles, adding Lightfall by itself wouldn’t make much sense.

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Did you know?

Destiny 2 was previously available on Game Pass in the past, however was eventually removed from the platform some time after Sony’s acquisition of Bungie Studios.

If you’re looking to play the latest expansion, you will have to buy it by itself on the platform of your choice. This will similarly be the case if you want to play some of the previous DLC’s that have already been released, like The Witch Queen, Shadowkeep, and Beyond Light.

That covers the current state of Destiny 2 Lightfall on Xbox Game Pass. Much like Final Shape on Game Pass, it looks like Microsoft fans are out of luck on this occasion. Luckily there’s plenty more to do in-game even if you decide to give Lightfall a pass. Whether you want to try out the weekly Nightfall Strike, or want an overview of the Veil quest to learn more about this important artifact without having to buy an expansion and listen through a dozen audio logs, we’ve got you covered.

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Nico Vergara

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Destiny 2

  • Release Date: September 6, 2017
    • - 06 September 2017 (Xbox One, PlayStation 4)
    • - 24 October 2017 (PC)
    • - 31 December 2019 (Google Stadia)
  • Platform(s): Google Stadia, PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Web, Xbox One, Xbox Series S/X
  • Genre(s): Action, Adventure, First Person, Massively Multiplayer, Shooter
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