Xbox Game Pass August 2022 lineup adds 7 games
Xbox has unveiled the list of games coming to Game Pass during the first half of August. Xbox Game Pass subscribers will be able to experience seven new games over the next two weeks, including two day one releases and a massive AAA game available now.
Show the way east Ghost Recon Wildlands, which is available today for Xbox, PC, and Xbox Cloud Gaming. Ghost Recon Wildlands is a cooperative third-person shooter set in a huge open world. Set in Bolivia, Wildlands centers on a battle between US Special Forces and a drug cartel that threatens to take the country apart. Wildlands, originally released in 2017, was the first open-world Ghost Recon game. It’s way better than its successor, Ghost Recon Breakpoint, and well worth checking out if you’re looking for a team-based shooter to play with friends.
Starting August 4, subscribers will be able to claim Shenzhen I/O and Turbo golf course. Shenzhen I/O is a puzzle game for PC uniquely inspired by real engineering. This in-depth logic game tasks you with building circuits and writing code. Meanwhile, Turbo Golf Racing is a day one version of Game Pass. You might consider it Rocket League with golf instead of soccer. Up to eight players compete in arcade races while shoving giant golf balls down the tracks.
The second version of the first day is Two-point campuswhich arrives on August 9. The sequel to Two Point Hospital, Two Point Campus is a simulation game that revolves around building and running a school.
A trio of titles are coming to Game Pass on August 11. cooking simulator is a realistic cooking game with a physics system inspired by real cooking. The final two games from the first half of August are PC Game Pass-only titles: Expeditions: Rome and Off-world trading company. Expeditions: Rome is a turn-based RPG set in ancient Rome, and Offworld Trading Company is an excellent real-time strategy game set on Mars.
Xbox Game Pass August 2022 (first half)
- Ghost Recon Wildlands (Console, Cloud, PC)
- Shenzhen I/O (PC)
- Turbo Golf Racing (Xbox Series X|S, cloud, PC)
- Two Point Campus (console, cloud, PC)
- Cooking simulator (console, cloud, PC)
- Expeditions: Rome (PC)
- Off-world trading company (PC)
Additions to the Game Pass lineup outweigh the removals from the first half of the month, but there are five games releasing on August 15:
- Boyfriend’s Dungeon
- Curse of the Dead Gods
- Ruina Library
- Train Sim World 2
As usual, there are updates for existing games and new Game Pass Ultimate perks to look forward to. Citizen Sleeper’s first episode, Flux, is available now. Sniper Elite 5 has a new mission dubbed Landing Force which is also available now. Sea of Thieves fans can dive into Season 7 starting August 4. New content for Fall Guys, Skate 3, and The Elder Scrolls Online will be available as Game Pass Ultimate benefits.
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