19 Jul 2021 10:20 AM +00:00

Xbox Game Pass (August 2021): All Confirmed and Removed Games

Xbox Game Pass is arguably the best deal in gaming, and Microsoft continues to roll out plenty of titles for gamers to jump into every month.

July gave us a Space Jam game, The Ascent, and the console version of Microsoft Flight Simulator.

Here's everything we know about the new games coming in July as well as everything we know about those being removed from the service.

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Confirmed Xbox Game Pass Games Coming In August 2021

We know of a few games so far - Hades, Supergiant's dungeon crawler, will arrive on August 13th.

It was one of our favourite games of 2020, too. Check out our review.


There's also the new indie title Twelve Minutes, which stars the vocal talents of Daisy Ridley, James McAvoy, and Willem Dafoe. That launches on August 19th.

The last game we know of at present is Psychonauts 2, with Double Fine's platformer finally arriving on August 25th.

Confirmed Xbox Game Pass Games Leaving In August 2021 (So Far)

As with other services, expect some games to cycle out of the Game Pass selection.

They usually leave in two batches – one at the midway point of the month and one at the end, so expect to see some slip off the service as we approach the end of July.

When Will Xbox Game Pass August 2021 Games Be Announced?

Microsoft loves to drop a bundle of games on the service each month, but its announcements often come in stages.

Expect to hear something in the first week of August, and then a few later additions sprinkled into the month.

For more on Game Pass, we've listed the finest titles available on the service for both console and PC.

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