Grounded, Nowhere Prophet, and more join Xbox Game Pass in July

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What you need to know

  • Every month, Xbox Game Pass adds new games to the service.
  • Grounded, Nowhere Prophet, and more titles are joining soon.
  • Ashes Cricket, Rime, and more are also leaving in a few days.
  • You can subscribe to Xbox Game Pass through the Microsoft Store.

Today, Microsoft revealed the new games coming to Xbox Game Pass on Xbox One and PC. There are a lot of excellent titles in there like Grounded, Nowhere Prophet, and more. You can take a look at the games and descriptions below, as shared by Xbox Wire.


Explore, craft, gather, and manage resources, find secrets, and build your base out of nothing! Forager is a 2D open-world game inspired by exploration, farming, and crafting games.

Forager should join Xbox Game Pass on Xbox One and PC on July 16.

Mount & Blade: Warband

In a land torn asunder by incessant warfare, it is time to assemble your own band of hardened warriors and enter the fray. Lead your men into battle, expand your realm, and claim the ultimate prize, the throne of Calradia.

Mount & Blade: Warband should join Xbox Game Pass on Xbox One on July 16.


A reverse horror game in which you assume the role of an amorphous creature of unknown origin. Stalk and consume those that imprisoned you to spread fear and panic throughout the facility.

Carrion should join Xbox Game Pass on Xbox One and PC on July 23.

Golf With Your Friends

Why have friends if not to play golf with your friends? Take on multiple mini-golf courses from jungle adventures all the way to a sci-fi space station.

Gold With Your Friends should join Xbox Game Pass on PC on July 23.


The world is a vast, beautiful, and dangerous place – especially when you have been shrunken to the size of an ant. Explore, build, and survive together in this cooperative survival-adventure. Can you thrive alongside the hordes of giant insects, fighting to survive the perils of the backyard?

Grounded should join Xbox Game Pass through Xbox Game Preview for Xbox One and PC on July 28.

Nowhere Prophet

Take on the role of a powerful leader and mystic in Nowhere Prophet. Empowered with the gifts of technopathy, the ability to sense and affect electrical currents, you are the last hope to a band of outcasts and refugees as you lead them across randomly-generated wastelands.

Nowhere Prophet should join Xbox Game Pass on Xbox One and PC on July 30.

The Touryst

You are just arriving at the Monument Islands. Want to go swimming? Or rather take a dive into the deep sea? Or do you want to visit the amusement arcade, do some shopping, dance at the beach party? Fancy some surfing? Or will you talk with the strange old tourist and listen to what he has to say about these ancient mysterious monuments? Explore all of these activities in this action-adventure puzzle game.

The Touryst should join Xbox Game Pass on Xbox One and PC on July 30.

Yakuza Kiwami 2

An assassination threatens to erupt an all-out war between the Tojo Clan and the Omi Alliance. Kazuma Kiryu, the Dragon of Dojima, must travel to Sotenbori, Osaka in an attempt to broker peace between the rival clans, but Ryuji Goda, the Dragon of Kansai, will stop at nothing to get his war.

Yakuza Kiwami 2 should join Xbox Game Pass on Xbox One and PC on July 30.

However, a few games are leaving Xbox Game Pass too on July 31. You can take a look at the complete list for Xbox One and PC below.

  • Ashes Cricket (Xbox One)
  • Rime (Xbox One and PC)
  • The Banner Saga 3 (Xbox One and PC)

Out of all of these, Rime will be missed the most. If you haven't played it yet, be sure to check it out before the end of the month. If you're an Xbox Game Pass Ultimate member, be sure to check out new perks too.



Asher Madan

Asher Madan handles gaming news for Windows Central. Before joining Windows Central in 2017, Asher worked for a number of different gaming outlets. He has a background in medical science and is passionate about all forms of entertainment, cooking, and antiquing.