We know the tune by heart now. At the start of each month, Microsoft announces the first games that will fill the Xbox Game Pass catalog. Here is the first wave of August and it is a good vintage.
New Xbox Game Pass games for August 2022
The month is off to a flying start. Between the free games of PS Plus, Games with Gold or even Amazon Prime, players already have plenty to do. It was without counting on the Xbox Game Pass of August 2022, which will offer several new games including some day one releases. Microsoft puts an end to the suspense and unveils the first games of the month. Between big licenses, barred simulation and indie games, everyone will be served. Remember that other titles will be added in the second half of the month, especially since the publisher sometimes likes to make a few surprises.
August 2 – Ghost Recon Wildlands (Cloud, Console & PC)
A multiplayer game from Ubisoft, Ghost Recon Wildlands brings together up to three friends to explore a gigantic open world. Here the Ghostsan American special force, confront the Santa Blanca cartel to save Bolivia.
August 4 – Shenzhen I/O (PC)
Programming game where you have to build circuits using various components. A little Xbox Game Pass UFO inspired by real electronic engineering. As the name suggests, the game takes you to Shenzhen, the electronics capital of the world.
August 4 – Turbo Golf Racing (Cloud, PC & Xbox Series X|S)
When Rocket League meets golf. It’s a bit of a description that can sum up Turbo Golf Racing. Available day one on the Xbox Games Pass, this sports game lets you advance a giant ball with chip, putt and smash shots.
August 9 – Two Point Campus (Cloud, Console & PC)
Also available as soon as it is released on the Xbox Game Pass in August 2022, Two Point Campus is the latest game from the creators of Two Point Hospital. Direction this time in a completely crazy university that should be built and managed by offering courses crazier than each other.
August 11 – Cooking Simulator (Cloud, Console & PC)
The month of August for Xbox Game Pass will definitely be placed under the sign of simulation. Its name is quite evocative, Cooking Simulator makes you take control of a realistic kitchen full of utensils. It’s up to you to concoct and unlock more than 80 recipes from dozens of ingredients.
August 11 – Expeditions: Rome (CP)
Turn-based tactical RPG, Expeditions: Rome makes you evolve through an intrigue where you must seal the fate of Rome by conquering foreign lands. It’s up to you to make your legion triumph by making the right choices.
August 11 – Offworld Trading Company (PC)
A real-time strategy game from Soren Johnson, the designer of Civilization IV, Offworld Trading Company lands you on a Mars that has been colonized. Here all the big land companies have come to settle, but we will have to redouble our efforts to dominate the particularly fierce competition.
Xbox Game Pass August 2022 releases
All of these new additions to Xbox Game Pass August 2022 also come with a few releases. You have until August 15 to try the following five games. Remember that as part of your subscription, you can get a 20% discount on each of them if you want to keep them.
- Boyfriend Dungeon (Cloud, Console & PC)
- Curse of the Dead Gods (Cloud, Console & PC)
- Library of Ruina (Cloud, Console & PC)
- Starmancer (Preview) (PC)
- Train Sim World 2 (Cloud, Console & PC)