What you need to know
- Xbox Game Pass is a value-driven subscription service that grants users to hundreds of games across multiple platforms.
- Xbox loves to reveal upcoming additions to Xbox Game Pass through batches revealed once or twice a month.
- As we enter September, Xbox has taken the wraps off the titles joining the service in the coming weeks.
- Xbox Game Pass is gaining games like Surgeon Simulator 2: Access All Areas, Final Fantasy XIII, and more.
As we celebrate entering pre-spooky month with the arrival of September, Xbox is giving us something more to look forward to with the latest Xbox Game Pass-specific news. With an incredibly busy August adding tons of excellent games to Xbox Game Pass, September has a lot to live up to. Fortunately, Xbox has now revealed the games heading to Xbox Game Pass in Sept. 2021 (opens in new tab), which will continue to grow the service with new titles and increased variety.
The highlight of this month's additions is undoubtedly Final Fantasy XIII, Surgeon Simulator 2: Access All Areas, incredible-looking indie The Artful Escape, and much more. There's something for everyone here, but this time around the additions are mostly dominated by indie titles. Still, the best Xbox Game Pass games continue to face increasingly challenging competition, as Xbox Game Pass adds new entries to its growing roster.
The games on this list can head everywhere that Xbox Game Pass is available, including Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, Xbox One, PC, and Xbox Cloud Gaming. It's easy to lose track of everything coming to and leaving from Xbox Game Pass, which is why we've got you covered.
You can check out all the titles coming soon to Xbox Game Pass and Xbox Cloud gaming below:
Craftopia (Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, PC, & Xbox Cloud Gaming) — Sept. 2
Final Fantasy XIII (Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, & PC) — Sept. 2
Signs of the Sojourner (Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, PC, & Xbox Cloud Gaming) — Sept. 2
Surgeon Simulator 2 (Xbox Series X|S Optimized, Xbox One, PC, & Xbox Cloud Gaming) — Sept. 2
Crown Trick (Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, & PC) — Sept. 7
Breathedge (Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, PC, & Xbox Cloud Gaming) — Sept. 9
Nuclear Throne (Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, & PC) — Sept. 9
The Artful Escape (Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, & PC) — Sept. 9
You can check out all the titles leaving soon from Xbox Game Pass and Xbox Cloud Gaming below:
Leaving Sept. 13
- Red Dead Online (Xbox Series X|S Optimized, Xbox One, & Xbox Cloud Gaming)
Leaving Sept. 15
- Company of Heroes 2 (PC)
- Disgaea 4 (PC)
- Forza Motorsport 7 (Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, PC, & Xbox Cloud Gaming)
- Hotshot Racing (Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, & Xbox Cloud Gaming)
- The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance Tactics (Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, PC, & Xbox Cloud Gaming)
- Thronebreaker: The Witcher Tales (Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, & Xbox Cloud Gaming)
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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.
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