Xbox Game Pass Adds 6 Games to the Service This Month, Including Watch Dogs 2 and As Dusk Falls

The second wave of Game Pass games for July is coming with 6 games, including a day one title. Aside from these, there’s also two that were added to the service a few days ago. If you want to know more about Game Pass and see how it stacks up to PlayStation Plus, you can check out this dedicated article.


Garden Story

A cute and chill top-down adventure where you explore a world full of fruits and vegetables, while trying to protect a small village from the aside world. You play as Concord the grape, the newest guardian of The Grove, and it’s your job to protect it from the Rot.

Available now on consoles, PC, and Cloud.


Solasta: Crown of the Magister

A turn-based RPG that uses the SRD 5.1 Ruleset, the same used by the 5th Edition of Dungeons and Dragons. Delve into a fantasy world and fight monsters, gather loot, and explore the world, all while the dice decide your destiny.

Available now on consoles and Cloud.


As Dusk Falls

An interactive drama that follows two families over the span of 30 years. You start off in 1998 with a robbery that goes wrong in a small town in Arizona. The choices you make across the game will impact the characters’ lives and relationships.

Available on July 19th as a day one title on consoles, PC, and Cloud.


Watch Dogs 2

The sequel to Ubisoft’s original Watch Dogs. Play as Marcus Holloway in the San Francisco Bay Area, hacking your way to your goals. Explore a large and dynamic open world while having the city’s computer systems in the palm of your hand.

Available on July 19th on consoles, PC, and Cloud.


Sins of a Solar Empire: Rebellion

The first standalone expansion to Sins of a Solar Empire. A large-scale real-time strategy game that incorporates elements from 4X titles. The game takes place across multiple planets, and players have access to three distinct races that they can play with.

Available on July 21st on PC. It replaces Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation, which was removed from the service.


MotoGP 22

The latest in the MotoGP series. Ride your motorcycle in over 20 official circuits, in a game whose realism is second only to the real deal.

Available on July 21st on consoles, PC, and Cloud.


Torment: Tides of Numenera

The successor to the acclaimed Planescape: Torment, Tides of Numenera is a single-player isometric RPG with a strong emphasis on story. The choices you make throughout the game affect the way the world treats you, and the combat is combined with social interactions, environmental puzzles, stealth, and more.

Available on July 21st on consoles and Cloud.


Inside

From the creators of Limbo, comes another dark journey where the world is against you. Solve challenging puzzles and avoid the enemies that try to end you at every corner. There’s a greater story taking place around you, but you’ll have to keep going if you want to survive.

Available on July 29th on consoles, PC, and Cloud.


DLC & Ultimate Perks

The following games will receive DLC in some form:

  • Age of Empires IV Season Two – Map Monsters. This update brings community requested customization options, like a Map Preference System, fully remappable hotkeys, and a Player Color Picker for the mini-map. Available now.
  • Astroneer – Rail Update. You can now add trains to your Astroneer games, giving you a new form of transportation. Available now.
  • Minecraft – Preview options. You can play with unreleased and in-development features. Available now.
  • Forza Horizon 5 – Hot Wheels! Customizable tracks in the style of the beloved toy series, as well as 10 new cars for you to drive. Available July 19th.

Game Pass Ultimate subscribers will have access to the following perks:

  • Minecraft – Swamp Dweller’s Bundle. Includes Muddy Sweater, Muddy Waders, and Hoppin’ emote. Available July 26th
  • Fall Guys – Coconut Milk Costume. Available August 2nd.
  • Century: Age of Ashes – Krød Slaglands Dragon Bundle. Includes specific dragon, armor, and player icon, as well as a 3-Day XP Booster.

Touch Controls Added to 12 Games

The following Cloud games now have touch control:

  • Citizen Sleeper
  • Disc Room
  • Escape Academy
  • Garden Story
  • Little Witch in the Woods (Game Preview)
  • Lost In Random
  • Spacelines from the Far Out
  • Umurangi Generation
  • Yakuza 0
  • Yakuza Kiwami
  • Yakuza Kiwami 2
  • As Dusk Falls – Available July 19

Games Leaving the Sevice

As usual, we have a few games leaving the service soon. Here’s the full list:

  • 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)

What do you think of this month’s offering? Any game in particular catch your eye? Let us know in the comments below!