Slime Rancher 2 is the spiritual successor to Slime Rancher, initially released in 2016. The game brings back the first-person life simulation adventure with a new story, Slimes, visuals, more refined gameplay, and other features. Slime Rancher 2 continues the adventures of protagonist Beatrix LeBeau as she journeys across the Slime Sea to Rainbow Island. When the game got announced, there was no mention of an Xbox One release. And because of that, players are wondering—will Slime Rancher 2 be on Xbox One?

Will Slime Rancher 2 be on Xbox One?

No! Slime Rancher 2 will not be available on Xbox One as the game is for the next-gen Microsoft platforms, including Xbox Series X|S, PC, and its cloud service. 

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So if you are stuck with the old-gen consoles, you won’t be able to play it. Also, since the game is timed exclusive to Microsoft platforms, PlayStation users will not get the Slime Rancher 2 on the PlayStation 5 on day one.  

Once the time exclusivity period ends, Slime Rancher 2 will release on the PlayStation 5 platform. But similar to Xbox, it won’t arrive on PlayStation’s last-gen system, the PlayStation 4, or the Pro model.

How To Download And Play Slime Rancher 2 For Free On Day One

Slime Rancher 2 will arrive on the Xbox Game Pass service on day one. So, if you are a subscriber of Slime Rancher 2, you can download and play the game for free without paying any extra penny. We highly recommend you subscribe if you haven’t subscribed to the Game Pass service. Do not worry! Microsoft or its Xbox department does not sponsor us. 

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We recommend the Game Pass Ultimate subscription service as its cost is almost negligible compared to the prices of the games that it offers for free. Secondly, many new games, like Disney Dreamlight Valley, Hello Neighbor 2, Plague Tale Requiem, Deathloop, and others, are either available or coming to the service on day one or post-release for free. 

How To Download Slime Rancher 2 Using Game Pass

Here are the simple steps that you can follow to download and play Slime Rancher 2 on your PC or Xbox using the Game Pass service. 

  • Assuming you have a Game Pass subscription, open Game Pass on PC or Xbox.
  • Search for Slime Rancher 2 in the recently added section, or do a manual search. 
  • Click on the Install button. 
  • Choose a game directory. 
  • Let the game download and then go through the installation steps 
  • Once the installation ends, you can play Slime Rancher 2 using the shortcut icon or the Game Pass app. 

Slime Rancher 2 is a life simulation game coming to Xbox Series X|S, PC, and Xbox Cloud. 

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