Rick and Morty fans must be shaking with excitement - High on Life is out today! Justin Roiland's surreal adventure looks to be everything fans would want, and more. But what is the game all about?


A sci-fi first-person shooter, either set in the future or an alternate reality (who can tell with Roiland's stuff?) and an alien cartel is trafficking the human race because - apparently - we're a pretty potent drug. The Rick and Morty creator has once again birthed a beautiful lore.

“I wanted to make games that I wanted to play, and that was the spark that sort of lit the fire of Squanch Games,” says Justin Roiland in a press release. “Then we shipped Trover, we shipped Accounting+, and now we’re on this absolute dream game that we were kind of building towards this whole time.”

If you like your stories straight-laced and normal, you should steer clear of this one. But if you like things off the wall and mind-melty, you're in for a wild ride. We've shared some more details below!

When is the High on Life release date?

The High on Life release date is 13th December 2022, the developers have confirmed!

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Barring any delays, then, you should be able to jump into the game very soon. That's something for all of us to looking forward to, then.

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What is the UK release time for High on Life?

Here in the UK, the High on Life release time for Xbox Game Pass members will be midnight GMT just as the clock ticks over into Tuesday 13th December.

Our American cousins can get in a little early thanks to the timezone. Over in the USA, it has been stated the game will be released at 4pm PT and 7pm ET on Monday 12th December.

Can you pre-order High on Life?

If you really want to pre-order High on Life, the option is there for you on the Xbox Store as well as Steam and the Epic Game Store. The High on Life price appears to be around £46.

You should also be able to find the game at digital code-based retailers such as CD Keys. However, for reasons we'll describe in a moment, you don't really need to pay full-whack for this game.

Is High on Life on Xbox Game Pass?

Yes, High on Life is coming to Xbox Game Pass on its very first day of release! And so, to save you the price of a full purchase of the game, you can subscribe to that service (if you haven't already) to get the game when it comes out at no added cost.

Which consoles and platforms can play High on Life?

High on Life will release on Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S and PC. Sounds like you're out of luck if you wanted to play it on PS4, PS5 or Nintendo Switch, then, with this one sticking to Microsoft's ecosystem for now.

High on Life gameplay and story details

Here's the official description of High on Life, which includes some details about the gameplay and what to expect from the story:

"Bounty hunters will travel between planets during their adventure, visiting memorable locations like a dense and dangerous jungle, a city built deep inside an asteroid, and a variety of other dynamic and changing worlds.

"Players will run into dangerous local wildlife, help a bunch of alien weirdos, and test their mettle against a variety of Hunter Challenges. And you’ll never be alone because your guns talk!"

Is there a High on Life trailer?

(Burp)... Sorry, yes, there is a High on Life trailer. Throw your eyes towards this and prepare yourself for the High on Life release date.

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