Xbox Game Pass Confirms 9 Games for August 2022, Including 4 Day One Releases

Microsoft’s Xbox Game Pass subscription service is regularly updated with new games, and August 2022 will be no different. Microsoft has now announced the new games coming to Xbox Game Pass in the first half of August 2022, and thanks to previous announcements, Game Pass subscribers also know of two games that are going to be added to the service in the second half of the month as well.

The new Xbox Game Pass games for August 2022 kick off today with yet another Ubisoft game made available for subscribers to check out. Starting today, Xbox Game Pass subscribers are free to play Ghost Recon Wildlands across PC, the cloud, and consoles. Ghost Recon Wildlands is an open world co-op shooter, and while it didn’t reach the same heights as some previous Ghost Recon games in terms of critical reception, it was still popular enough to justify a sequel.


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Thursday, August 4 will see the next big update to the Xbox Game Pass lineup. On that day, PC Game Pass subscribers will be able to play Shenzhen I/Oa puzzle game, while those across the PC, cloud, and Xbox Series X will be able to try day one game Turbo Golf Racing. The simplest way to describe Turbo Golf Racing is that it’s like if Rocket League was about golf. Whether it proves to be as popular as Rocket League is yet to be determined.

New Xbox Game Pass Games for August 2022

  • Ghost Recond Wildlands (Cloud/Consoles/PC) – Available now
  • Shenzhen I/O (PC) – August 4
  • Turbo Golf Racing (Cloud/PC/Xbox Series X) – August 4
  • Two Point Campus (Cloud/Consoles/PC) – August 9
  • Cooking Simulator (Cloud/Consoles/PC) – August 11
  • Expeditions: Rome (PC) – August 11
  • Offworld Trading Company (PC) – August 11
  • Midnight Fight Express (TBA) – August 23
  • Immortality (TBA) – August 30

Another day one game is joining the Xbox Game Pass lineup on August 9, as that’s the day Two Point Campus is added to the mix. For those unfamiliar with the game, Two Point Campus is about managing a college campus. It’s the follow-up to Two Point Hospitalwhich is also available on Game Pass, so fans can try out both games through their subscription soon enough.

Three more games will be added to Game Pass on August 11. On that day, PC Game Pass users will be able to try Expeditions: Rome and Offworld Trading Companywhile all Game Pass subscribers can play Cooking Simulator.

The seven games mentioned so far are the ones that Microsoft has recently highlighted, as the company likes to keep the spotlight on the games coming in the next two weeks. However, prior announcements have clued fans in on two other games that will be joining the Game Pass library in August 2022. Barring any delays or release date changes, Game Pass subscribers can play day one games Midnight Fight Express on August 23 and Sam Barlow’s immortality on August 30.

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