Here’s what’s coming to Xbox Game Pass this September for PC, Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S. If you love indie games, you’re in for a treat.
So, what do we have to look forward to this month with Xbox Game Pass? Let’s jump in and find out!
Courtesy of Xbox Wire, available right now (as of September 2nd) we have:
Craftopia (Game Preview) (Cloud, Console, and PC) @ID@Xbox – September 2
You arrive on a small island packed with animals, resources, and infinite possibilities. What you do in this game is completely up to you – gather resources, harvest crops, fight bosses, capturing enemies, building a lovely house, unlocking new islands, exploring the world, and more! What will you do when you can do anything you’ve ever dreamt of?
Final Fantasy XIII (Console and PC) – September 2
Final Fantasy XIII is a fantasy RPG in which a band of brave humans struggle against fate in the utopian sky city of Cocoon and the primeval world of Pulse. Follow stylish heroine Lightning’s fast paced battles and high adventure in a mysterious new world.
Signs of the Sojourner (Cloud, Console, and PC) – September 2
A narrative card game about connecting with people. Your deck is your character, reflecting your experiences, and shaping your relationships. Travel to diverse locations to acquire goods for your shop. Along the way, you’ll encounter optimistic stories, compassionate characters, and delightful surprises in a world where climate change has made life hard.
Surgeon Simulator 2 (Cloud, Console, and PC) ID@Xbox – September 2
Bob’s life is in your hand! Scrub-in solo or with up to three friends in this physics-based sim and unearth the mysteries of the Bossa Labs Medical Facility, explore hundreds of community-made levels, and even create your own using the sandbox level building tool. Or, if you prefer, spend your time replacing all of Bob’s limbs with heads – that also works.
Next week, starting from Tuesday, September 7th, we can look forward to:
Crown Trick (Console and PC) ID@Xbox – September 7
Welcome to The Nightmare Realm! Guide protagonist Elle on a perilous journey through procedurally generated dungeons, carefully navigating unique enemies and traps that only move when Elle does thanks to Crown Trick’s unique synchronous turn-based mechanic. Strategically plan each move to survive, master a combination of skills, Familiars, and weapons to escape the labyrinth.
The Xbox Game Pass goodness keeps on rolling because from Thursday, September 9th we’ll have:
Breathedge (Cloud, Console, and PC) ID@Xbox – September 9
Inspired by Retrofuturism, Soviet aesthetics, and dark comedy movies, Breathedge is a fresh take on the survival genre that puts you in control of a simple guy called the Man who is carrying his grandpa’s ashes to a galactic funeral and suddenly finds himself in the middle of a universal conspiracy.
Nuclear Throne (Console and PC) ID@Xbox – September 9
Nuclear Throne is a post-apocalyptic roguelike-like top-down shooter. Fight your way through the wastelands with powerful weaponry, collecting radiation to mutate some new limbs and abilities. All these things and more you could do if only you were good at this game. Can you reach the Nuclear Throne?
The Artful Escape (Console and PC) ID@Xbox – September 9
A teenage guitar prodigy sets out on a psychedelic, multidimensional journey to inspire his stage persona and confront the legacy of a dead folk legend. Starring voice performances by Michael Johnston, Caroline Kinley, Lena Headey, Jason Schwartzman, Mark Strong, and Carl Weathers.
Furthermore, Xbox Game Pass is not just about the video game library, because we also have plenty of updates and DLC included.
Available right now are updates for Spiritfarer with the Free Beverly Update. This is the: “second of three free updates planned for Spiritfarer this year, the Beverly Update introduces a new passenger and storyline in the diminutive-yet-adorable form of Beverly, the tiny owl spirit.
“Also included are new buildings for Stella’s boat, new collectable items, and a plethora of quality-of-life improvements inspired by suggestions from Spiritfarer’s community.”
Zombie apocalyptic co-op game, State of Decay 2 also has the Homecoming update available right now. The Homecoming update takes us back: “to Trumbull Valley, the place where it all began. Players will explore a new open-world map and new stories featuring familiar faces from previous chapters of the Trumbull Saga. The update also adds plague territories and enhanced outposts to all core maps.”
Next week on September 7th and 8th respectively, we also have the World Update VI for Microsoft Flight Simulator and the Fallout Worlds update for Fallout 76.
Microsoft Flight Simulator: World Update VI – September 7
World Update VI celebrates the region of Germany, Austria and Switzerland with new aerial imagery, high-resolution elevation maps and several brand new 3D cities. This free update also includes 100 handcrafted locations, new discovery flights, and more landing challenges. Learn more about what’s to come for Microsoft Flight Simulator here. The sky is calling!
Fallout 76: Fallout Worlds Update – September 8
Fallout Worlds adds a rotating list of Public Worlds available to all players, each with its own unique conditions from a builder’s paradise to a challenging survival-focused landscape. Learn more about Fallout Worlds here!
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