Most popular Xbox games — Xbox Game Pass boosts Diablo 4 back into top ten

Our latest gameplay chart of the most popular Xbox games shows Diablo IV rocketing into the top ten after joining Xbox Game Pass just days ago.

Most popular Xbox games — Xbox Game Pass boosts Diablo 4 back into top ten
Heidi Nicholas

Heidi Nicholas

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Joining Xbox Game Pass, or launching into the service as a day-one addition, always gives games a boost on our chart of the most popular Xbox games. This is clear with this week's chart as, now that Game Pass players can start hunting down the Diablo IV achievements, the game has rocketed up from 40th to seventh, hinting that it might yet join our list of the best Game Pass games.

Diablo IV leaps up gameplay chart after joining Game Pass

Once again, the top three of our gameplay chart of the most popular Xbox games — Fortnite, Call of Duty, and Minecraft — are refusing to budge. In fact, the top ten doesn't move at all until we get to Diablo at seventh. Further down, a small wave of games dropping down the chart is broken up by Evil West, which has made it to 17th after joining Game Pass late last month. Dead Island 2, an older Game Pass addition, is up to 19th.

Then we have Dragon's Dogma 2 at 20th following the RPG's recent launch, before more Game Pass additions begin cropping up and moving up the chart again: Hot Wheels Unleashed 2 - Turbocharged at 22nd, The Quarry at 26th, and Lightyear Frontier at 30th. In-between those, we see older titles falling down the chart. Palworld has dropped a few more places to 23rd, but it's likely that'll change when Palworld's first raid arrives and brings players flooding back. Elden Ring has had a big drop from 18th to 27th, but that will definitely shoot straight back up the chart when the Elden Ring's Shadow of the Erdtree DLC arrives.

Other big RPGs are taking a tumble this week too, with Baldur's Gate 3 falling to 35th and Starfield to 37th. Fallout 76 reappears in the top 40 at 38th after dropping new Xbox achievements with a free update. There are only three new achievements tied to the Atlantic City - America's Playground update, so it's likely Fallout 76 will drop again once players have finished up with those. The top 40 finishes with The Finals, which has fallen eight places.

Most popular Xbox games (week ending April 1, 2024)

PositionGamePublisherLast week
1 iconFortniteEpic Games1
2 iconCall of DutyActivision2
3 iconMinecraftXbox Game Studios3
4 iconTom Clancy's Rainbow Six SiegeUbisoft4
5 iconGrand Theft Auto VRockstar Games5
6 iconROBLOXRoblox6
7 iconDiablo IVBlizzard Entertainment40
8 iconEA SPORTS FC 24Electronic Arts7
9 iconRocket LeaguePsyonix8
10 iconOverwatch 2Blizzard Entertainment10
11 iconNBA 2K242K Games15
12 iconApex LegendsElectronic Arts11
13 iconHalo InfiniteXbox Game Studios9
14 iconDestiny 2Bungie12
15 iconForza Horizon 5Xbox Game Studios13
16 iconMadden NFL 24Electronic Arts14
17 iconEvil WestFocus Entertainment-
18 iconHalo: The Master Chief CollectionXbox Game Studios16
19 iconDead Island 2PLAION22
20 iconDragon's Dogma 2Capcom Entertainment-
21 iconRed Dead Redemption 2Rockstar Games19
22 iconHot Wheels Unleashed 2 - TurbochargedMilestone-
23 iconPalworldPocket Pair17
24 iconSea of ThievesXbox Game Studios20
25 iconBattlefield 2042Electronic Arts23
26 iconThe Quarry2K Games-
27 iconElden RingBandai Namco Entertainment18
28 iconDead by Daylight505 Games21
29 iconForza MotorsportXbox Game Studios24
30 iconLightyear FrontierFRAME BREAK-
31 iconPUBG: BattlegroundsKRAFTON25
32 iconFIFA 23Electronic Arts26
33 iconWarframeDigital Extremes33
34 iconFall GuysEpic Games31
35 iconBaldur's Gate 3Larian Studios27
36 iconCall of Duty: Black Ops IIIActivision30
37 iconStarfieldBethesda Softworks28
38 iconFallout 76Bethesda SoftworksRE
39 iconFor HonorUbisoft29
40 iconTHE FINALSEmbark Studios32
Chart compiled using gameplay data from over 2.4 million active Xbox accounts. Chart information is copyright GameInsights. For details on how the chart is calculated, click here.
Looking ahead, we have plenty on the way with our big list of all the upcoming Game Pass games, with April alone packing in some great new additions.
Written by Heidi Nicholas
Heidi tends to lean towards indie games, RPGs, and open-world games on Xbox, and when not playing Disney Dreamlight Valley, happily installs every new wholesome game that appears on Xbox Game Pass, before diving back into favorites like The Witcher 3. She's looking forward to Age of Mythology Retold, Everwild, Fable, and Avowed on the Xbox horizon. Heidi graduated with an MA in English Literature before joining the TrueAchievements team.
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