Summer is heating up and we’re ready to catch the next wave of great Xbox Game Pass games to come. Now let’s kick back, relax and enjoy these new things!
Dragon Quest Builders 2 (Cloud) – July 8
Dragon Quest Builders 2 is a block-building RPG set in a fantasy land threatened by an evil cult. Explore, fight, craft and harvest in the charming single-player campaign or build big projects in the online sandbox mode for up to four players.
Tropic 6 (Cloud, console and PC) [email protected] – July 8
In Tropic 6, travel to a beautiful island state and make it yours. In this sixth entry in the series, build and manage an entire archipelago, dressing it in your choice of buildings, industries and settings. Will you rule over your people as a generous statesman or a ruthless dictator? The choice is yours.
UFC 4 (Console) EA Play – July 8
Shape your legend with EA Play and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate – UFC 4 coming to the playlist soon! Members can enter the Octagon on July 8 to create and customize their own character and begin their journey from unknown hobbyist to UFC superstar.
Blood roots (Cloud, console and PC) [email protected] – July 15th
Left for dead by a group of colorful bandits, you will chain killings to get revenge on the traitor Mr. Black Wolf. Improvise your kills with anything you can get, from carrots to plasma guns.
Farming Simulator 19 (Cloud, console and PC) – July 15
The ultimate farming simulation is back! Become a modern farmer and grow your farm in two huge American and European environments, filled with exciting new farming activities, crops to harvest and animals to care for.
The way (Cloud) [email protected] – July 15th
Uncover a dark mystery that only a psychic can solve. Travel to an abandoned hotel complex and use your unique psychic abilities to uncover its deeply unsettling secrets, solve dual reality puzzles, survive encounters with sinister spirits, and explore two realities at the same time.
In case you missed it
Pass under (Cloud, console and PC) [email protected] – Available now
A satirical dungeon crawler about exploring the cursed ruins of failed tech startups. As an unpaid intern in the dystopian town of Neo-Cascadia, you’ll wield office waste as weapons as you make your way through the staggered procedural dungeons beneath your company’s campus.
Xbox Cloud Gaming (Beta) Availability Expands to PCs and Apple Devices
Xbox Cloud Gaming (Beta) is available to all Xbox Game Pass Ultimate members with Windows 10 PCs and Apple phones and tablets, on Xbox.com, in 22 countries. Xbox Cloud Gaming is also now powered by custom Xbox Series X hardware, giving you faster load times and improved frame rates. Simply go to xbox.com/play on Microsoft Edge, Chrome, or Safari on your PC or mobile device to start playing hundreds of games from the Xbox Game Pass library. Find out more here!
DLC / Game Updates
A story of plague: innocence X | S Series Update – Available Now
Follow the critically acclaimed story of young Amicia and her little brother Hugo, on a heartbreaking journey through history’s darkest hours. Now optimized for Xbox Series X | S with native 4K resolution on the X Series, 60 FPS, 3D audio support and enhanced visuals.
Astrone: Jet Powered Update – Available Now
Explore and reshape distant worlds! Astroneer takes place during the 25th century Intergalactic Age of Discovery, where astronomers explore the frontiers of space, risking their lives in harsh environments to unearth rare discoveries and unravel the mysteries of the universe. The Jet Powered update adds new missions that will help you unlock new vehicles, including a VTOL and a Hoverboard!
Black Desert: Corsair Update – Available Now
Need a break after the heatwave? Meet Corsaire! He is a commander of the sea and the new class of Black Desert. This sailor can ride (real) waves, use tsunamis, and transform into a mermaid to defeat enemies. His fighting style mimics ocean waves – unpredictable, unique and cool. If you want to spend the summer surfing with dolphins, Corsair is the right choice for adventure!
Destiny 2 Solstice of Heroes Event – Available until August 3
Fly through the EAZ in search of glory and treasure. Each day features a buff based on Solar, Arc, Void, or, for the first time, Stasis. New Prism Days allow you to choose what item you load! Earn Legendary Solstice Armor and upgrade it until it begins to glow, revealing the power within.
Eternal destiny X | S Series Update – Available Now
Watch out for all the Killers! Patch 6 for Eternal destiny is available now, bringing you free next-gen upgrades that unlock all the capabilities of the Xbox Series X | S. Plus, face off online in the new battle mode arena, Corrosion, and put your skills to the test in master level Taras Nabad. Find out more here!
Gears 5 Free Operation Update 7 – Available Now
Strike the enemy in Gears 5 Operation 7, available now. Get started with four new characters, an all-new map and a rebuilt classic map, a renewed Tour of Duty and more.
Based Shroom and Doom Update – Available Now
To the earth The Shroom and Doom content update brings the game’s terrifying first boss, mushroom building materials from which to build castles, and long-awaited community requests like sit down and, most importantly, companionship! Learn more about what’s new in the yard here.
Fall of gluttony X | S Series Update – Available Now
Have fun exploring uncharted lands filled with magic, secrets and creatures in 4K resolution, highly enhanced visuals, fast loading and 60 FPS in performance mode! With diplomacy, deception and force, influence a living world to shape your history and forge your own destiny. Read more here.
Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege: Year 6 Season 2 North Star – Available Now
Xbox Game Pass members save 10%! North Star will soon rise in the constellation of Siege! Learn more about our new Operator Thunderbird, the revamped Favela map and more, including balance changes, a new death experience animation, and the new Seasonal Medicant Skin Pack. Learn more about North Star here.
Zombie Army 4: Abaddon Asylum DLC – Available Now
Xbox Game Pass members save 10%! Abaddon Asylum is the second mission in Return to Hell, a haunting three-part campaign from Zombie Army 4: Dead War! Explore a terrifying new location in this mission for 1 to 4 players, complete with terrifying enemies, collectibles and more! Plus, grab the Free Left4Dead Character Pack 1 featuring Bill, Francis, Louis and Zoey! You might have survived a damn installation, but the dead don’t care! Read more here.
Fallout 76 Steel Reign Update – July 7
Steel Reign is the final chapter in the history of the Brotherhood of Steel. Tensions have never been higher between Paladin Rahmani and Knight Shin. The appearance of Super Mutants and the disappearance of people only add to the rift. Will you take the side of justice or will you remain attached to duty? Read more here.
Ultimate Benefits of Xbox Game Pass
Here are many new perks to claim in the perks gallery on your Xbox console, the Xbox app on Windows 10 PC, or the Xbox Game Pass Mobile app for iOS / Android.
Space Jam: a new legacy of the game – Play first with Xbox Game Pass Ultimate
Take on the role of LeBron, Bugs and Lola against the Goon Squad in a crazy basketball beat-em up! Claim this perk to get exclusive Early Access and play the full game now through Xbox Game Pass Ultimate Perks. Space Jam: A New Legacy – The Game will be available as a free title to all players starting July 15 through the Microsoft Store on your Xbox console.
Black desert – Special gift pack – Available now
The new Corsair class joins the Black Desert battlefield! Gear up with this special pack and embark on the adventure of your dreams!
Apex Legends – Protocol 3 Weapon Charm – Available Now
Show the competition what you can do with your new Protocol 3 weapon charm, brought to you by EA Play! Equip it with your favorite weapon and fight for fame, glory and fortune in style.
World of Warships: Legends – Kingdom Navy – Available Now
Get a pair of mighty German warships in the new Xbox Game Pass: Navy of the Realm bundle. You’ll get your hands on fan favorite Königsberg cruiser and destroyer G-101 along with plenty of camouflages and boosters.
Xbox Game Pass Quests
Starting July 6, Xbox Game Pass members can earn 2x points for completing quests built around selected games celebrating 20 years of Xbox. Find quests on your Xbox console or the Xbox Game Pass mobile app. You can also read more about Xbox Game Pass quests here.
Check out the new monthly quests for July that you can start today:
- Grand Theft Auto V (150 points): Steal 5 cars
- Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege (150 points): Play 1 training ground match
- Based (225 points): Earn an achievement
It’s time to get ready to say goodbye to the games leaving the Xbox Game Pass library on July 15, including a bundle of EA Play games that will be removed from the playlist on July 14.
Remember, you can use your Game Pass member discount to save up to 20% on games leaving the Game Pass library, while PC and Ultimate members can save up to 10% on EA Play games.
July 14 (EA Play)
- EA Sports UFC (Console)
- EA Sports UFC 2 (Console)
- Infinite space 2 (PC)
- Downwell (PC)
- Cross code (Cloud, console and PC)
This concludes our first round of July announcements! We’ll be back later this month with more news, but in the meantime, be sure to follow. @XboxGamePass and @XboxGamePassPC on Twitter to find out when these games will be available. From there, you can download these games directly to your Xbox console or PC from the Xbox Game Pass mobile app! See you next time!