The Among Us Xbox release date is approaching, and it coincides with the day when PS4 and PS5 gamers will be able to play the game on their platforms. After years of being left out, PlayStation and Xbox users will finally be able to gruesomely ditch their mates in Among Us when it launches on December 14 for the platforms.
Read further to learn everything about the Among Us Xbox and PlayStation Release date, account linking, and more.
Among Us is Releasing for Xbox/ Playstation
Despite its original release in 2018, the social deduction title truly took off during the coronavirus epidemic, as it let individuals communicate with one another during quarantine in a way that was accessible to folks who wouldn’t ordinarily consider themselves as gamers. It’s still going strong today, as shown by the fact that it was just voted Google’s top trending game in the United States for 2021.
That’s right, guys, the moment is almost here! It won’t be long before Among Us is available for Xbox One, Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, and both current PlayStation systems.
But when can gamers in the US and elsewhere get their hands on Among Us on Xbox or PlayStation, and what else do you need to know about its long-awaited release? Continue reading to find out.
Members of the Xbox Game Pass subscription program will be pleased this time. Among Us, digital console ports will be available on Tuesday, December 14.
In terms of exact release dates, the PlayStation version’s relevant shop page entry states that it will be available at 7 p.m. GMT. This is equivalent to 2 p.m. ET or 11 a.m. PT.
A similar website for the Xbox port does not give a release date, however, it will most likely be released around the same time as the PS4 version.
There will be physical editions of the game available as well. The first of them, dubbed “The Crewmate Edition,” will be available in the United States on January 11, 2022. Meanwhile, the more expensive “Imposter” and “Ejected” versions (which include steel bookcases, plush toys, fleece blankets, brooches, posters, beanie caps, and other goodies) will be available in spring 2022.
Account Linking in Among Us
To begin, launch the game on your console. After that, there will be a Red Crewmate in the upper left corner of the screen with the Account word underneath it. When you click on the Crewmate, you will be sent to a page with information on your account.
Then, at the bottom of the page, click on Link Account. A new window will appear, asking you to reset your- Among Us Account. Before you confirm the reset, make sure you read the message. When you click the Reset Button, you will be presented with a window titled Linking Existing Account.
On that window, there will be an Innersloth website and a Code. Go to the website and copy the code from the window that appears.
You will now be sent to a website that lists all of the platforms where Among Us is available. Choose the one you want, then input your credentials. Just after entering the code, your account will be set up.
tomorrow, dec 14, 11:00am PST — Among Us on Xbox and PlayStation launches
— Among Us (@AmongUsGame) December 13, 2021
Among Us will be accessible on?
Among Us will be accessible on Xbox Game Pass for consoles as soon as it is released on December 14th, and it will be available on the Xbox Cloud Gaming edition of Game Pass at a later date that has yet to be determined.
Among Us has long been available on the PC edition of Xbox Game Pass. Moreover, the PlayStation version of Among Us supports crossplay, allowing everyone to play together. Online multiplayer supports lobbies of 4-15 players.