Metro Exodus now available on the Microsoft Store

by Ash
June 9, 2019

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UPDATE 9.6.19: Just mere minutes before Xbox’s E3 conference, it appears that Metro Exodus is now available for purchase on the Microsoft Store.

This means that the game is no longer an Epic Store exclusive, just 4 months after its release.

Metro Exodus is going for $59.99+ or is included with the PC version of the Xbox Game Pass, which coincidentally launched earlier today. You can currently get Game Pass for just $1 for the first month!

You can buy Metro Exodus on the Microsoft Store here. Stay tuned for our coverage of Microsoft’s E3 conference.

Previous update:

Metro Exodus may not remain an Epic Store exclusive for long as the game has appeared on Microsoft’s Windows Store.

Spotted by WalkingCat (@h0x0d) on Twitter, the game isn’t available for purchase or pre-order. It’s just there… waiting.

Metro Exodus on the Windows Store includes the following capabilities:

  • HDR10
  • Variable Refresh Rate
  • Xbox Live Achievements
  • Xbox Live Clubs
  • Xbox Live Cloud Saves

Original article continues below:

Epic Games and Deep Silver today announced in a blog post that they’ve formed a partnership, meaning the digital version of Metro Exodus on PC will now be an Epic Games Store exclusive.

The game, a survival horror shooter set in post-apocalyptic Russia, is still set for release on February 15th 2019, but all pre-orders for the digital game from this point onward must be made through the Epic Games Store. All physical pre-orders are unaffected.

The official Metro Exodus Twitter account posted a tweet to reassure fans that Steam pre-orders will still be honored. The blog post adds that all pre-orders that have been placed with any digital retailer up until this point will still be honored.

Both the Standard and Gold editions of Metro Exodus are available for pre-order from the Epic Games Store, priced at $49.99 and $74.99 respectively. All pre-orders will include the Metro Exodus Original Soundtrack and ‘The World of Metro’ Digital Art Book.

Metro Exodus is a first-person shooter, developed by 4A Games and published by Deep Silver. The game is set in the year 2036, two years after the events of Metro: Last Light, and puts the player in the role of the protagonist Artyom. Artyom must navigate the harsh wilderness while also fighting for his life against grossly mutated creatures and hostile humans alike.

Metro Exodus will be released on February 15th on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC.

Source: Metro The Game’s blog and Twitter.

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