What you need to know
- Microsoft just revealed even more games coming to Xbox Game Pass in September.
- Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night and Jump Force appear to be the highlights.
- There are a lot more games being added to the service, too.
- You can purchase Xbox Game Pass on Amazon.
A few weeks ago, Microsoft announced a number of great games coming to Xbox Game Pass in September. However, it seems like that wasn't the complete list. This morning, the Xbox Game Pass Twitter account said that more were on the way. Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night, Dirt Rally 2.0, Jump Force, and more are coming to an Xbox One near you in the coming days.
You can read about all the games below. Among these recent additions, Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night and Jump Force are probably the most prominent. It's an interesting mix of blockbusters and smaller titles, but there are still are few surprises here and there. Keep in mind that these games are only available on Xbox One.
Jump Force is a fighting game where you can play as a number of famous anime characters from Bleach to Dragon Ball Z. While the game didn't garner the stellar reviews Bandai Namco hoped it was, it's still a fun title if you enjoy experiences like Mortal Kombat.
Jump Force is Xbox One X Enhanced and should join Xbox Game Pass on September 19.
Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night
Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night is a Castlevania-like platformer where you go from room to room, defeating terrifying enemies. While clearing the levels is pretty easy, the boss fights are quite challenging because even the first one deals a lot of damage. You'll need patience and practice to succeed.
Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night is Xbox One X Enhanced and should join Xbox Game Pass on September 19.
Bad North: Jotun Edition
Bad North is a gorgeous and difficult real-time tactics roguelite. You're tasked with defending your island kingdom against a horde of Viking invaders.
Bad North: Jotun Edition is Xbox One X Enhanced and should join Xbox Game Pass on September 26.
Dirt Rally 2.0
Dirt Rally 2.0 is a racing game that focuses on, you guessed it, rally driving. While it may not be a sprawling open world like Forza Horizon, it's still a great experience with tight car handling.
Dirt Rally 2.0 is Xbox One X Enhanced and should join Xbox Game Pass on September 26.
Lastly, if you're a fan of Minecraft-like games, be sure to check out Lego Worlds. As you probably already know, it's basically Minecraft set in the Lego Universe. However, there are plenty of new mechanics introduced in there to keep the title fresh.
Lego Worlds should join Xbox Game Pass on September 26.
Usually, we recommend one or two games you have to play, but all of these titles are absolutely incredible. You have to play Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night, Dirt Rally 2.0, and Jump Force. There's no way around it. This is quite possibly the strongest month for Xbox Game Pass yet given the past additions.
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