New titles are announced for the Microsoft service, including Moto GP 22 and more; games will be available in the next few days
Microsoft today announced the upcoming games that will be added to Xbox Game Pass for Xbox Series X / S , Xbox One , Xbox Cloud Gaming and PC. Among the titles, it is worth mentioning Watch Dogs 2 , from Ubisoft ‘s famous open-world franchise , and As Dusk Falls, a release that arrives on the service already on the so-called “day one”. They are accompanied by titles such as Inside , MotoGP 22, Torment: Tides of Numeneraand Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation. Check out the dates when each of the games will be available and which ones will leave the service soon, such as the Brazilian dodgeball game Dodgeball Academia and Katamari Damacy Reroll.
Watch Dogs 2 (Cloud, Console and PC) – July 19
The sequel to Watch Dogs introduced users to a new protagonist, Marcus Holloway, as well as a new open-world location: San Francisco, in the United States. The city is in danger of losing its freedom with the ctOS automated security system.
Alongside the DedSec hacker group, Marcus will try to incite a revolution through various missions that involve stealth, hacking and combat to gain followers on the networks and convince people that the system needs to be brought down.
As Dusk Falls (Cloud, Console and PC) – July 19
In this narrative-driven game, users follow an interactive drama that tells the story of two families whose fates became entangled for 30 years after a botched robbery in Arizona, USA, in 1998.
Players will be able to make decisions and see the long ramifications of their choices over the years in hopes of finding a satisfying outcome for all parties. The game will be available on Xbox Game Pass at launch and you can play with friends using their smartphones as controllers to vote on plot decisions.
Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation (PC) – July 19
For lovers of strategy games, Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation is a great example of the genre with large-scale battles that involve numerous armies fighting for survival. After the human race expands across the universe, an enemy called Substrate wants to eliminate them and will spare no effort with his troops to eradicate all humanity. The game has campaigns on both the Post-Human Coalition and Substrate sides, as well as online multiplayer to face your friends.
MotoGP 22 (Cloud, Console and PC) – July 21
The official MotoGP championship game comes to Game Pass with 20 official circuits and over 120 riders for users to choose from. There is also the option to play with 70 other driver classes and play the Nine Season 2009 mode, with 17 races and legendary drivers from that year’s Grand Prix.
The current edition will for the first time include split-screen support for playing with a friend locally. In addition, the game will have traditional modes, including career, and the possibility to manage your own team, with support for the Junior classes in Moto2 and Moto3.
Torment: Tides of Numenera (Cloud and Console) – July 21
Based on the tabletop RPG Numenera, the game is a spiritual successor to the 90s classic Planescape: Torment, with a strong focus on storytelling and choices. The game takes place 1 billion years in the future, after a human being has discovered the secret of immortality and has become a God who cheats death by constantly changing bodies.
Players enter the story as one of these discarded bodies as they try to discover their role in the world and must survive against an ancient force called the Sorrow, who want to restore balance to the universe by eliminating the immortal and all of their former bodies.
Inside (Cloud, Console and PC) [email protected] – July 29
From the creators of the critically acclaimed independent game Limbo, Inside brings the same platforming and puzzle mechanics to a dark and dystopian world. In the role of a little boy who explores this strange world in a side view, users will go through several remarkable and intriguing experiences on their way to a great mystery at its conclusion.
Xbox Touch Controls added to 12 more games
For Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscribers who use Xbox Cloud Gaming on their Android and iPhone ( iOS ) devices, Microsoft will add touch controls to 12 more titles, including the Yakuza saga games that recently arrived on Xbox Game Pass and the new release As Dusk Falls. On Android devices you can play through the Xbox Game Pass app, while on iPhone and iPad you need to access Xbox Cloud Gaming through the browser through the official website (http://xbox.com/play).
- Citizen Sleeper
- Disc Room
- Escape Academy
- Garden Story
- Little Witch in the Woods
- Lost In Random
- Spacelines from the Far Out
- Umurangi Generation
- Yakuza 0
- Yakuza Kiwami
- Yakuza Kiwami 2
- The Dusk Falls
Last chance to download
Some of the Xbox Game Pass titles will leave the service on July 31, but there is still time for users to enjoy the games. If they want to keep the games in their collections, Xbox Game Pass subscribers get a 20% discount to purchase the games that will leave the service.
- Dodgeball Academia (Cloud, Console, and PC)
- Katamari Damacy Reroll (Cloud, Console, and PC)
- Lumines Remastered (Cloud, Console, and PC)
- Omno (Cloud, Console, and PC)
- Raji: An Ancient Epic (Cloud, Console, and PC)