Friends, we’re kicking off with the first release of Xbox Game Publishing since we unveiled the roadmap for some of the games you’ll be able to enjoy over the next 12 months at the Xbox & Bethesda Games Showcase! Along with chapters 1 and 2 When dusk comes This edition of games also features cult classics, fan-favorite games, some games you might have missed last week, and more. Let’s take a look at the games!
With the onset of dusk (Cloud, Console & PC) – July 19
Available on Day 1 with Game Pass: With the onset of dusk is an original interactive drama from Interior/Night that follows the twisted lives of two families over the course of thirty years. Beginning in 1998, when a heist went wrong in small Arizona town, the choices you make have a profound effect on the lives of the characters in this uncompromising tale of betrayal, sacrifice, and resilience. Manage the lives and relationships of multiple characters in a decades-spanning story told in two action-packed books.
Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation (PC) [email protected] – July 19
A massive real-time strategy game in which you command entire armies on a dynamic battlefield. Conquer multiple worlds in multiple single player campaigns; or play with friends in multiplayer combat.
watchdogs 2 (Cloud, Console & PC) – July 19
Play as Marcus Holloway, a brilliant young hacker living in the birthplace of the tech revolution, the San Francisco Bay Area. Explore a huge and dynamic open world offering an incredible variety of gameplay options. Launch the hack of the century and return freedom to whoever it belongs to: the people.
Moto Grand Prix 22 (Cloud, Console & PC) – July 21st
Engines running: give the green light to the most immersive and authentic MotoGP gameplay ever. Over 120 riders, over 20 official tracks and all the excitement of an official championship await you. The virtual and the real have never been so close in Moto Grand Prix 22!
Torment: Waves of Numenera (Cloud and Console) – July 21st
Explore the Earth a billion years into the future in the sci-fi setting of Numenera. Discover the Ninth World, built on the remains of extinct super-advanced civilizations, and leave your own mark on it. Make thousands of important choices, face the consequences, and meet death incarnate as you search for the answer to the ultimate question: what does one life mean?
Inside (Cloud, console and PC) [email protected] – July 29
Discover the unique indie adventure game from Playdead Inside, a dark narrative platformer that combines intense action with challenging puzzles. It received critical acclaim for its moody art style, ambient soundtrack, and unsettling atmosphere.
In case you missed it
garden history (Cloud, Console and PC) I[email protected] – Available now
Relax and enjoy the fruits of your labor in this adorable RPG starring Concord grapes. As the new guardian of the Grove, you must restore the village and uncover the story of its hidden past. Mine resources, fight invasive rot, and rebuild your community!
Solasta: Magister’s Crown (Cloud and Console) [email protected] – Available now
Discover the ruined world of Solasta: explore the ruins and dungeons in search of legendary treasures, learn the truth about the age-old cataclysm and prevent its recurrence. Tailor your squad to your preferred strategy and maximize your party’s abilities in the tradition of the classic tabletop RPG. The choice is yours.
DLC / Game Updates
Age of Empires IV Season 2: Monster Cards – Available Now
Age of Empires IV returns with Season 2: Map Monsters! The Season Two update includes several community-requested customization options, allowing players to customize their matchmaking experience and spend more time with their preferred maps via the map customization system, play your way with extensive fully remapping hotkey options, and personalize details in the game and on the mini-map using the player’s color palette. learn more here.
Astronier: Rails update – available now
The rails finally come to Astronier! Take on new missions and build complex automated rail systems by creating a new mode of transport. Astronier which is efficient and convenient.
Minecraft Preview – Available now
Verify mine craft features before with Game Pass on console and PC! Minecraft preview lets you experience unreleased upcoming Minecraft features just created by the Mojang Studios development team! learn more here.
Forza Horizon 5: Hot Wheels – July 19
We invite all daredevil drivers and creators! Head to the stunning and exhilarating new Horizon Hot Wheels park in the clouds high above Mexico. Experience the fastest and most extreme tracks ever conceived. Design, build and share your own Hot Wheels adventures with 80 different snap-on caterpillar elements. Race 10 amazing new cars including the lightning-fast 2021 Hennessey Venom F5 and the iconic 2000 Hot Wheels Deora II. Plus, Game Pass members can save 10% on Premium add-on pack and get immediate access!
Xbox Game Pass Ultimate Benefits
mine craft: Swamp Dweller Pack – July 26th.
Do you feel like a frog? Put your sticky webbed fingers on your new dirty sweater and match the dirty waders with the Hoppin’ emote! After you declare yourself, you can access these emotions through the Dressing Room!
autumn boys: Coconut Milk Suit – August 2.
Sit back, take a sip and get ready to spruce up the Blunderdome with your tropical presence in a brand new coconut milk costume!
Century: Age of Ash – Krød Slaglands Dragon Bundle – August 2
Unleash your bestial power with the Krød Slaglands dragon and his Nightfiend armor, the Skeldian Relic player badge, and a 3-day XP Boost.
Xbox touch controls added to 12 more games
Members of Ultimate, there are 12 more touch-playable games available this month through Xbox Cloud Gaming. Yakuza as well as With the onset of dusk first day! Play these games at xbox.com/play via your browser, the Xbox Game Pass app for Android, or the Xbox app for PC – no controller required!
- Citizen Sleeper
- disk room
- Escape Academy
- garden history
- Little witch in the forest (Game Preview)
- Lost in the shuffle
- Space lines from afar
- Generation Umuranga
- Yakuza 0
- Yakuza Kiwami
- Yakuza Kiwami 2
- At dusk, on sale from 19 July.
Departure July 31
The following games will be leaving the Game Pass library soon, so be sure to come back and give them some love before they go. If you want to keep them in your library, don’t forget to take advantage of the membership discount to save up to 20%!
- Dodgeball Academy (Cloud, console and PC)
- Katamari Damage Reroll (Cloud, console and PC)
- Lumines Remastered (Cloud, console and PC)
- Omno (Cloud, console and PC)
- Rajas: an ancient epic (Cloud, console and PC)