The Among Us Xbox release date is nearly here, and it's the same day on which PS4 and PS5 players will be able to jump into the game on their consoles.
That's right, folks, the time is very nearly upon us! There isn't long left to wait until Among Us launches on Xbox One, Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S and both of the current PlayStation consoles.
But when exactly can players in the UK and beyond jump into Among Us on Xbox or PlayStation, and what else do you need to know about this long-awaited launch? Keep on reading to find out.
When is the Among Us PS4 release date?
When will Among Us be on PS4 and PS5? There's not long left to wait!
The Among Us PS4 release date will take place on 14th December 2021 in the UK and Europe. This is the day on which the Among Us: Crewmate Edition will arrive on our shores, allowing PlayStation fans to jump into the game on PS4 or PS5.
Players in South Korea and Japan will have to wait until 16th December to play Among Us on PlayStation, while gamers in the USA, Canada and Latin America will have to wait until 11th January 2022.
- Pre-order Among Us on PS4 (£27.99 from Amazon)
When is the Among Us Xbox release date?
Those same dates apply to Xbox fans. The Among Us Xbox release date will take place on 14th December 2021 in the UK and Europe, 16th December in Japan and South Korea, and 11th January in the USA, Canada and Latin America.
On those dates, you'll be able to get the Among Us: Crewmate Edition, which can run on Xbox One, Xbox Series X or Xbox Series S.
- Pre-order Among Us on Xbox (£27.99 from Amazon)
What time does Among Us launch on PlayStation and Xbox in the UK?
The Among Us unlock time for PS4 and PS5 owners will be 7pm GMT on 14th December, for players in the UK, according to the game's official page on the PlayStation Store.
We would expect the Among Us launch time to be 7pm GMT on 14th December for Xbox One, Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S players too, but the game's page on the Microsoft Store does not mention a time explicitly.
Is Among Us on Xbox Game Pass?
Yes, it's good news this time for members of the Xbox Game Pass subscription service.
Among Us will be available on Xbox Game Pass for consoles as soon as it launches on the 14th December, and it will come to the Xbox Cloud Gaming version of Game Pass at a later date that is yet to be confirmed. Among Us is also on the PC version of Xbox Game Pass and has been for some time.
It's worse news for PlayStation subscribers, though - there's no sign of Among Us coming to PS Plus any time soon.
Among Us versions and console pricing explained
If you're wondering how much does Among Us cost on PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X or Xbox Series S, the base version of the game seems to be priced at £4.19 on the Xbox Store's digital product page (although members of Xbox Game Pass will be able to play it for no added cost through their existing subscriptions, as we mentioned in the previous section).
There are also three different physical versions of Among Us coming to PlayStation and Xbox – the Crewmate Edition, the Impostor Edition and the Ejected Edition, and some of them come with plushes. This is what you get with each one:
Among Us Crewmate Edition
The Among Us: Crewmate Edition launches on 14th December for £27.99. It includes the Among Us base game, all its DLC and some 'retail exclusive downloadable content', as well as a sticker sheet, a 3D Lenticular Case, one of 12 Special holographic access cards, a folded Skeld map poster and a redeemable code for six phone/PC wallpapers.
Among Us Impostor Edition
The Among Us: Impostor Edition launches Spring 2022 for £44.99. It includes everything you get in the Crewmate edition as well as a lanyard and a purple crewmate plush.
Among Us Ejected Edition
The Among Us: Ejected Edition launches Spring 2022 for £74.99. It includes everything you get in the Crewmate and Imposter editions as well as a fleece blanket and a beanie hat.
Will Among Us come to any other platforms?
By the end of this year, Among Us will be available on PS4, PS5, Xbox One and Xbox Series X/S as well as its pre-existing homes of Nintendo Switch, iPhone, Android and Windows 10 PC. That may seem like total market domination, but there are still a few other platforms that the developers from Innersloth could consider.
There's no word yet, for example, on whether Among Us will ever come to Google Stadia or Amazon Luna. These game-streaming platforms each have a growing library of games, but Among Us is not yet one of them.
Furthermore, if you own an older Mac or Macbook, you may have already realised that Among Us is not available on your device of choice. Although Apple revealed last year that the iOS version of Among Us can run on 2020 versions of the Mac, older models of Apple's computers do not support this feature. If you want to play Among Us on an old Mac, you'll have to dabble in emulators to work around the issue.
For now, it seems like the PlayStation and Xbox ports are the priority projects for the team behind Among Us, but we'll be sure to let you know if any other platforms end up being confirmed.
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