Starfield is the most highly anticipated Xbox Game Pass game of September 2023, and it's actually one of the most highly anticipated games of the entire decade! Of course, early access began a few days ago on Xbox and PC with the launch of the Premium and Constellation editions, but we still have the standard release to go.

With that in mind, we've made a few adjustments to this guide and removed the early access sections, leaving us with the release dates, release times and a few other key details about the Xbox Game Pass launch this week.

So, here's everything you need to know about the Starfield launch on Xbox and PC:

Starfield Xbox Game Pass Release Date

Starfield's Xbox Game Pass release date is September 6th across Xbox Series X|S and PC. This is when the standard edition of Starfield becomes available to everyone via the service and for everyone who has bought it separately.

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Starfield Xbox Game Pass Release Time

Starfield's Xbox Game Pass release time is 5pm PT / 8pm ET on September 5th, 2023 and 1am BST / 2am CEST on September 6th. This is also the same time that the standard version will become available to play if you've bought it.

Starfield Release Date, Release Times & Preload Details On Xbox & PC 2

Starfield Preload Time For Xbox

The full Starfield preload is now available on Xbox Game Pass, allowing you to download the entire game on your Xbox Series X|S or PC ahead of launch. To access this, simply go to the Xbox Game Pass app, find Starfield in the "Coming Soon" section, and then select the "Pre-Install" option.

Starfield Xbox Download Size

The Starfield download size is around 100GB on Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S, and around 116GB on PC. There's a chance that we may get another update prior to the Xbox Game Pass release, but Bethesda hasn't said anything yet.

Is Starfield On Xbox One?

Starfield is playable on Xbox One through Xbox Cloud Gaming. You can access this version with a subscription to Xbox Game Pass Ultimate, but you'll need a strong and reliable internet connection in order to enjoy a smooth experience. Starfield has not been developed natively for Xbox One, and this is very unlikely to change in the future.

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