Xbox Game Pass is Losing 5 Games on August 15

Microsoft has all its eggs in the Xbox Game Pass basket, dedicating itself to make the service as must-have as possible. Microsoft accomplishes this by releasing fresh Xbox Game Pass games on a regular basis, including brand-new, day one releases. But while Microsoft makes sure that there are always games being added to Xbox Game Pass, there are also times when games are removed from the lineup as well.

Microsoft recently revealed the new Xbox Game Pass games for August 2022, which consists of nine games so far, including four day one releases. The new Xbox Game Pass games for August 2022 should keep subscribers plenty busy, but they may want to prioritize some games leaving the lineup instead. Along with announcing the new Xbox Game Pass games for August 2022, Microsoft has also confirmed five games that are leaving the service this month.


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On August 15, Xbox Game Pass will be losing five games: Boyfriend Dungeon, Curse of the Dead Gods, Library of Ruina, starmancerand Train Sim World 2. Out of these, the highest-rated is Curse of the Dead Godsso Game Pass subscribers may want to check it out before it’s pulled from the lineup.

Xbox Game Pass Games Leaving August 2022 List

  • Boyfriend Dungeon
  • Curse of the Dead Gods
  • Library of Ruina
  • starmancer
  • Train Sim World 2

Curse of the Dead Godsfor the uninitiated, is a roguelike dungeon crawler that originally released in 2021. Curse of the Dead Gods reviews generally praised the game’s combat, with many coming away impressed by its action-packed encounters. Considering its positive reception, roguelike fans should definitely consider giving Curse of the Dead Gods a shot before it’s removed from the Game Pass lineup on August 15, though they may want to try the other games as well.

If Xbox Game Pass subscribers like Curse of the Dead Gods or any of the other games being removed from Xbox Game Pass on August 15, they can buy them to keep at a discount for a limited time. As always, Xbox Game Pass games are available at 20% off while they’re on the service, so those who want to keep the games for their digital libraries are able to do so without paying full price.

The five games being removed from Xbox Game Pass on August 15 aren’t the only games that will be removed from the service this month. Microsoft tends to remove games from Xbox Game Pass in two batches, with the first batch getting the boot on the 15th and the second batch removed at the end of the month. It’s hard to say what games will be removed at the end of August 2022, but fans will have to stay tuned to find out more on that front.

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