The Xbox Game subscription service “Game Pass” is adding a bunch of new games in August that cater for just about everyone. But the standout is based on a horror movie classic
Everspace 2 (Cloud and Xbox Series X|S)
Climb into the pilot seat in a fast-paced single-player space shooter to take the challenge and be rewarded with epic loot. Explore more than one hundred handcrafted locations in this space-action RPG sci-fi journey.
Firewatch (Cloud, Console, and PC)
Firewatch makes a return to the Game Pass library, this is a first-person mystery set in the Wyoming wilderness, where your only emotional lifeline is the person on the other end of a handheld radio. You’ll explore a wild and unknown environment, facing questions and making choices that can build or destroy the only meaningful relationship you have.
The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (Cloud, Console, and PC)
Available as a day one release with Game Pass: You can now take on the role of one of the notorious Slaughter family, or their victims, in The Texas Chain Saw Massacre, a third-person asymmetrical horror experience based on the groundbreaking and iconic 1974 horror film. Experience the mad and macabre for yourself in The Texas Chain Saw Massacre.
Sea of Stars (Cloud, Console, and PC) – August 29
Another day one Game Pass release: Sea of Stars is a turn-based RPG inspired by the classics. It tells the story of two Children of the Solstice who combine the powers of the sun and moon to perform Eclipse Magic, the only force capable of fending off the monstrous creations of the evil alchemist known as The Fleshmancer.
Gris (Cloud, Console, and PC) – September 5
Gris is a hopeful young girl lost in her own world, dealing with a painful experience in her life. Her journey through sorrow is manifested in her dress, which grants new abilities to better navigate her faded reality.
Starfield Up To 5-Days Early Starting September 1
Game Pass members can save up to 10% on the Starfield Premium Edition Upgrade and play up to 5-days early starting September 1 on Xbox Series X|S and Windows PC. Members who upgrade their Standard Edition to the Starfield Premium Edition also receive the Shattered Space Story Expansion upon release, the Constellation Skin Pack and access to the Starfield Digital Artbook and Original Soundtrack. This is going to be one of the biggest releases of the year and this is your chance to get it ahead of the pack.