What you need to know
- Xbox Game Pass is a gaming subscription service that constantly adds new games.
- Battletoads, Tell Me Why, Wasteland 3 and more are joining in the month of August.
- Metro: Last Light Redux, NBA 2K20, and Red Dead Redemption 2 are leaving the service soon.
- You can subscribe to Xbox Game Pass through the Microsoft Store.
Today, Microsoft revealed on Xbox Wire an updated list of all the titles coming soon to Xbox Game Pass, and the list in August is truly impressive. No less than four new Xbox Game Studios titles like Battletoads, Tell Me Why, and Wasteland 3 are being added to Xbox Game Pass in the second half of August, with Microsoft Flight Simulator out today for PC subscribers.
There are also a selection of titles leaving the subscription service at the end of August and beginning of September, including Red Dead Redemption 2 and NBA 2K20. In case you missed it, Minecraft is also getting a new Jurassic World DLC.
You can check out all the titles coming soon to Xbox Game Pass below:
Microsoft Flight Simulator (PC) - August 18
Spiritfarer (Xbox & PC) - August 18
Battletoads (Console & PC) - August 20
Crossing Souls (PC) - August 20
Darksiders: Genesis (PC) - August 20
Don't Starve: Giant Edition (Xbox & PC) - August 20
New Super Lucky's Tale (Xbox & PC) - August 21
Hypnospace Outlaw (Xbox & PC) - August 27
Tell Me Why: Chapter One (Xbox & PC) - August 27
Double Kick Heroes (Xbox & PC) - August 28
Wasteland 3 (Xbox & PC) - August 28
Crusader Kings III (PC) - September 1
Resident Evil 7 Biohazard (Xbox & PC) - September 3
You can check out the list of games leaving Xbox Game Pass soon below:
Leaving August 31
- Creature in the Well (Xbox & PC)
- Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams – Director's Cut (Xbox)
- Metal Gears Solid 2 & 3 HD (Xbox)
- Metro: Last Light Redux (Xbox)
- The Jackbox Party Pack 3 (Xbox)
Leaving September 1
- NBA 2K20 (Xbox)
Leaving September 7
- Red Dead Redemption 2 (Xbox)
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Zachary Boddy (They / Them) is a Staff Writer for Windows Central, primarily focused on covering the latest news in tech and gaming, the best Xbox and PC games, and the most interesting Windows and Xbox hardware. They have been gaming and writing for most of their life starting with the original Xbox, and started out as a freelancer for Windows Central and its sister sites in 2019. Now a full-fledged Staff Writer, Zachary has expanded from only writing about all things Minecraft to covering practically everything on which Windows Central is an expert, especially when it comes to Microsoft. You can find Zachary on Twitter @BoddyZachary.