Notifications are rich for Game Pass last week, between /twitchgaming:ID@Xbox Fall Showcase and the Tokyo Game Show 2022. A lot of surprise arrivals in the catalog have happened this season, but things are already on schedule for the end of September.
It should be led by death loopwhich is now coming to Xbox Series X|S, but also the final version of Grounded, Beacon Pines, Cars on the moon, The Paw Patrol Grand Prix and Slime Rancher 2 on first dayor the PC version of Valheim. The calendar is also accompanied by a wave of departures and 9 new tactile compatible titles by Xbox Cloud Gaming.
- Deathloop (Cloud, PC & Xbox Series X|S)
In Deathloop, two rival assassins are trapped in a mysterious time loop on the island of Blackreef, destined to repeat the same day for eternity. As Colt, your only chance to escape is to end the cycle by uncovering intel and killing eight key targets before daylight. Learn each cycle, try other routes and methods, find new weapons and abilities. You have to try everything to break the loop. End eternity now on Xbox One, through cloud gaming!
- Hardspace: Shipbreaker (Cloud & Xbox Series X|S)
Already available on PC Game Pass, the game is coming to Cloud Gaming and Xbox Series X|S! Using your laser saw, cut through the destruction of spaceships and recover valuable materials. Be careful where you point these tools! You are at risk of explosive decompression, ignition, electrocution and radiation. Your life is supported by our EverWork technology, but not our profits. Upgrade your equipment, try more lucrative contracts, and pay off your billions in debt to LYNX Corp!
- SpiderHeck (Console & PC) – September 22
Available on Game Pass release: SpiderHeck is a fierce local co-op brawler where spiders dance to the death in chaotic battles with laser swords, grenades and even rocket launchers. All good for atomizing enemies. Push your limits as you battle countless waves of treacherous opponents for hours and hours of single-player fun, or indulge in joyous mayhem during explosive battles against your friends.
- Beacon Pines (Cloud, Console & PC) – September 22
Available when it’s released on Game Pass: Beacon Pines is a cute and spooky adventure that looks like something from a children’s story where you have to use charms to change fate. Something strange is happening in the old warehouse… Sneak out at night, make new friends, discover well-hidden secrets and collect words that will change the course of fate.
- Slime Rancher 2 (Preview) (Cloud, PC & Xbox Series X|S) – September 22
Available with Game Pass release: Relive the adventures of Beatrix LeBeau as she travels across the Sea of Slimes to reach Rainbow Island, a land filled with ancient mysteries and new slimes to capture. A new and mysterious world is waiting for you to explore it, as you can hear!
- Moonscars (Cloud, Console & PC) – September 27
Available when it is released on Game Pass: Under a merciless moonlight, the argillian Irma the gray fights alone against all to achieve her goal: the search for the Sculptor , and solve the mystery of his own life. Push your limits and learn new abilities to survive in a violent non-linear 2D world, where the forces of darkness are ready to do anything to destroy you. In Moonscars, every death is a lesson, and every obstacle overcome reveals a new truth to you.
- Grounded – Version 1.0 (Cloud, Console & PC) – September 27
Grounded version 1.0 is coming on September 27! Unlock the entire story as you explore the garden with up to three of your friends. Find out how you were reduced to the size of an ant and why you are in the garden, while trying to figure out how to get back to your normal size.
- Let’s Build a Zoo (Cloud, Console & PC) – September 29
Create your own zoo! Build and decorate enclosures, buy and breed animals, hire keepers and vets… Then try your hand at DNA manipulation and come up with 300,000 different animal crosses!
- Valheim (Preview) (PC) – September 29
A brutal multiplayer game of exploration and survival for up to 10 players, set in a procedurally generated purgatory inspired by Viking culture. Fight, build and accomplish feats, for the glory of Odin!
- The PAW Patrol Grand Prix (Cloud, Console & PC) – September 30
Available with Game Pass release: No track too big, no driver too small! The Paw Patrol embarks on a mission as fast as possible… to win the Paw Patrol! Travel to iconic locations such as Great Valley, Jake’s Snowboard Center and the Jungle, to see who will be crowned champion.
In case you missed it
- Amazing Cultivation Simulator (PC) – Available
Find immortality in this strategy and management game inspired by Chinese mythology. Release your sect and train new followers on the path of cultivation. Find and collect mystical artifacts, face ancient dangers and other sects to ensure your spiritual superiority.
Downloadable Content and Updates
- Update Xbox app for PC
It’s time to update your Xbox app on PC! We’ve improved it to launch faster, and we’ve partnered with HowLongToBeat to let you know how long it will take you to finish most of the games included in PC Game Pass right from their details. To learn more, check out this article, thanks again for all your feedback!
- Jurassic World Evolution 2: Late Cretaceous Pack – Available
Game Pass members can save up to 10% on this content! Add four unique prehistoric species to your parks with the Late Cretaceous Pack for Jurassic World Evolution 2. Taking inspiration from the fascinating Late Cretaceous period, this pack introduces four unique species that occupied the land, sea, and sky more than 65 million years ago. old man
- Sea of Thieves: The Sirens’ Prize – Available until September 29
The stakes are high, it’s time to dive in and find a way to strengthen Belle and the Pirate Lord for the battles ahead. Descend into sunken temples to unearth ancient treasures in The Siren’s Prize, Sea of Thieves’ seventh limited-time Adventure, available until September 29!
- Sniper Elite 5: Hidden Target Weapons and Skin Pack – Available
Game Pass members can save up to 10% on this content! Enhance your arsenal with this pack that contains camouflage equipment and infiltrate more carefully than before. The Amongst the Rubble Survival mode map is also available for free in the latest update!
- Try FIFA 23 for 10 hours via EA Play starting September 27
Kick-off is almost here! Xbox Game Pass Ultimate members will be able to test FIFA 23 for 10 hours via EA Play starting September 27, a few days before its official release! With EA Play, enjoy 10% off digital purchases of EA games and content, exclusive monthly rewards and more.
Benefits of Xbox Game Pass Ultimate
- Deathloop: Hunting Pack – September 21st
Roam Blackreef in style with the Horizon skin for Colt and the Athleisure skin for Julianna. And to not get tired, try the Ultralite rapier!
- Super Animal Royale: Season 5 Perks Pack – September 27
Clean up your Super Animal wardrobe with the latest set of cosmetics. Take down your opponents in style with the new Umbrella, BCG, Outfit, and Sparrow Launcher!
- Assassin’s Creed Odyssey: Kronos Pack – October 6
Nothing is more important than the time spent serving Kronos. This package contains a set of tools, a mount and a spear.
Nine new games compatible with touch controls
Xbox Game Pass Ultimate members can now play 9 more games with touch controls through Xbox Cloud Gaming! You can discover Grounded in its version 1.0 with touch controls, from September 27. Start playing in the Xbox app on Windows PC, the Xbox Game Pass mobile app on Android devices, or from xbox.com/play on your Windows PC or Apple phones and tablets, without the need for a controller. Here is the list of new titles with touch controls:
- Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony Anniversary Edition ;
- Grounded – Version 1.0 (September 27) ;
- Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch Remastered ;
- Road 96 ;
- Shadowrun is back ;
- Shadowrun: Dragonfall ;
- Shadowrun: Hong Kong ;
- This is My War ;
- Suffering: Tides of Numenera.
They left us on September 30
The following games will soon be released from the Game Pass library. Don’t forget to return it one last time to finish what you started, and use the members-only discount to save up to 20% on the purchase of these titles and keep them in your collection. You may have seen that Aragami 2 was on the list of games that left the service shortly after we last announced, but the good news is that Aragami 2 finally remains available to all members, in the cloud, in consoles and PCs.
- AI: The Somnium Files (Cloud, Console and PC)
- Ascension of Astria (Cloud, Console and PC)
- Dandy Ace (Cloud, Console and PC)
- dirty 4 (PC) EA Play
- dirt rally (PC) EA Play
- Go Down (Cloud, Console and PC)
- Gate of Lemnis (Cloud, Console and PC)
- Slime Rancher (Cloud, Console and PC)
- Subnautica: Below Zero (Cloud, Console and PC)
- The Procession to Calvary (Cloud, Console and PC)
- No vision (Cloud, Console and PC)
- FACE (Cloud, Console and PC)