It looks like the Xbox Game Pass library will get several new additions to its current lineup. The update for XGP includes an Xbox App (PC), which makes it easier to launch. Thanks to a partnership between HowLongToBeat you can also view estimated times to complete a game.
Let’s now get to the exciting games that will be available on Game Pass. Here’s the complete list of games available for Game Pass users through September.
- Deathloop: Two rival assassins get trapped in a time loop on the island Blackreef. Colt has one chance to escape the cycle. He must assassinate eight key targets before the day resets. Learn from each cycle, explore new approaches, and do what it takes to break this time loop. Enjoy a variety of features, including photo mode, accessibility options, the Goldenloop Update with new weapons and abilities, cross-play matchmaking and an extended ending.
- Headspace: ShipbreakerS users and Cloud Gaming users now have the opportunity to enjoy it.|S and Cloud Gaming users can join in the fun. With cutting-edge salvaging tech, you can carve, and cut a variety of spaceships at your leisure in zero-g. This will allow you to recover valuable materials. Be careful with your tools: you don’t want to trigger an explosive chain reaction that could be deadly, or worse—costly.
- Beacon PinesThis game will be available on Day One for Game Pass (Cloud console, PC) The game is a creepy talebook adventure where you can use charms and rewrite your fate. Luka and his friends are the only ones noticing something strange. Sneak out late and make new friends, uncover hidden truths and gather words that will change the course in fate.
- Slime Rancher 2, Game Preview Continue the adventures Beatrix, ace slime farmer, as she explores Rainbow Island, a magical paradise brimming ancient technology, unknown resources, and an avalanche wiggling, jumping, and new slimes. This game will be available immediately with Game Pass (Cloud PC, Console, and Console).
- SpiderHeck: This is a fast-paced game of couch co-op where you take on your friends. Watch as they do the ultimate parkour feat and then fall face-first into the lava. This game will be available on Game Pass (PC and Console) starting Day One.
- Let’s build a zoo: This cute management sim allows you to unleash your wild side. You can import and breed rare animals, hire the right staff, make your visitors happy, and handle many other strange and wonderful events. Try DNA Splicing to create more than 300,000.
- Valheim (Game Preview)This one is only available to PC Game Pass users. Valheim is a brutal exploration-survival game where up to 10 people can explore a procedurally created world inspired by Norse Mythology. To prove your worth to Odin, you can build powerful weapons and longhouses or slay mighty enemies.
- Grand Prix PAW Patrol: This game will be available on Xbox Game Pass (Console and Cloud) starting day one. There is no track too big or too small for any racer! The PAW Patrol is on their fastest mission yet—to win the Pup Cup! Race around iconic locations (including Adventure Bay, Jake’s Snowboarding Resort, and The Jungle) in this four-player championship to determine who will be crowned the winner.
There are also a few updates that are worth discussing. from the Xbox Wire blog. The Xbox App for PC update is the first. The second is that Ultimate Members can now play more games using Cloud Gaming Touch Controls. These games will now support touch controls:
- Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony Anniversary Edition
- Grounded – Full Release (September 27)
- Ni no Kuni: The Wrath of the White Witch Remastered
- Road 96
- Shadowrun Returns
- Shadowrun: Dragonfall
- Shadowrun: Hong Kong
- This War of Mine
- Torment: Tides for Numenera
The following games will be leaving Xbox Game Pass:
- AI: The Somnium Files (Cloud Console, PC)
- Astria Ascending (Cloud and Console, and PC).
- Dandy Ace (Cloud Console, and PC).
- Dirt 4 (PC), EA Play
- Dirt Rally (PC), EA Play
- Going Under (Cloud Console, PC)
- Lemnis Gate (Cloud Console and PC)
- Slime Rancher (Cloud, console, and PC).
- Subnautica below Zero (Cloud Console, PC)
- The Procession to Calvary (Cloud Console, and PC).
- Unsighted (Cloud console, PC)
- Visage (Cloud Console, and Computer)
However, there is a silver lining in this announcement. Aragami 2, one of the games that were going to be removed from the service, will still be available to members on Cloud and Console.
Xbox Game Pass grants players access to more than 100 games for 10 bucks a month, while Xbox Game Pass Ultimate also gets you Xbox Live Gold and EA Play access — you can check out a full list of available console and PC games here. Microsoft is offering new subscribers a month of Game Pass Ultimate or Game Pass for PC for only $1.