How to play Slime Rancher 2 – acclaimed family game launches as a Microsoft EXCLUSIVE

SLIME Rancher 2 has just launched and kids and adults alike are excited to get their hands on the latest game in the acclaimed series.

However, there has been some confusion as to which platforms the latest game is available on.

The original game was released on Xbox One.


The original game was released on Xbox One.Image credit: Louis-Philippe Poitras via Unsplash

If you are not sure where to find the Microsoft exclusive game then this is the guide for you.

Here are all the platforms and ways you can play Slime Rancher 2:

Is Slime Rancher 2 on Xbox One?

Unfortunately, Slime Rancher 2 Not available on Xbox One.

While the original game was released on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and Nintendo Switch, the second game is currently not available on any of those consoles.

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If you’re a console gamer, you’ll need either the Xbox Series X or the Xbox Series S to play Slime Rancher 2.

Director Nick Popovich took to Twitter to explain the decision to make the new game only for Xbox Series consoles.

He said: “It’s just the current generation as we’ll be building on it for years to come.”

This is because the game is currently unfinished and is still in Early Access.

It will take years to complete and after that there could be post-launch content.

It suggests that the game will have a long lifespan due to continuous updates, similar to Mario Kart 8.

Is Slime Rancher 2 available on Xbox Game Pass?

Slime Rancher 2 is playable on both console and PC via Xbox Game Pass.

It is available to those who have already subscribed to the service on the Standard plan.

As mentioned, it’s only available on Xbox series consoles.

Slime Rancher 2 is exclusive to Microsoft and only available for Windows PC.

Where can I buy Slime Rancher 2?

If you are not subscribed to Xbox Game Pass, you can still purchase Slime Rancher 2 separately.

This can be done through the Microsoft Store on Xbox Series consoles or on PC.

You can also buy Slime Rancher 2 on Steam and the Epic Games Store.

Written by Georgina Young on behalf of GOOD LUCK AND HAVE FUN.

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