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Is Twelve Minutes Coming to Xbox Game Pass?

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Is Twelve Minutes Coming to Xbox Game Pass?

Twelve Minutes is the latest conceptual game published by Annapurna Interactive. Developed by Luis Antonio, a former Ubisoft and Rockstar Games artist, the interactive thriller seeks to explore the consequences of decision making through a looping cycle of 12 minutes.

The game has generated a fair amount of buzz due to its Hollywood cast. It features the voice talents of James McAvoy (X-Men, Split), Daisy Ridley (Star Wars), and Willem Dafoe (Wild at Heart, The Lighthouse) as the husband, the wife, and the police officer, respectively. The player controls the husband as events unfold over the course of 12 minutes. Players have the choice to perform certain actions to try to uncover the true mystery of the game. After 12 minutes, the cycle begins again, with only the husband retaining the knowledge of the previous cycles.

Is Twelve Minutes Available on Xbox Game Pass?

Developer Luis Antonio has said that main inspiration for the game has been drawn from Stanley Kubrick, in particular from The Shining. Other film directors also served as inspiration for the psychological thriller, such as Alfred Hitchcock and David Fincher. Players will likely be treated to another artistic and cinematic game, in the same vein as previous Annapurna Interactive ventures.

So, is this top-down thriller coming to Xbox Game Pass?

Yes, Twelve Minutes has been confirmed as a day one release for Xbox Game Pass. The game released Aug. 19 and will be available on Windows PC, Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S.

The game hasn't been given a midnight release though. Access to the game via Xbox Game Pass should be available from 12 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. BST on Aug. 19.