Coming Soon To Xbox Game Pass: Downwell, Slay The Spire, Pandemic, And More

More games coming to Xbox Game Pass in August. See the list of titles and the dates they’ll be added below and check out our Xbox Game Pass Instagram and Twitter accounts. Also, be sure to check out our Xbox Game Pass mobile app so you can discover and download new games immediately when they become available.

Let’s look at the games we’re adding to your backlog now. Reminder that you can install games directly to your console from the Xbox Game Pass mobile app! Get the games installed while you’re out, that way you’re that much closer to catching up with all those games.

Games Coming to Xbox Game Pass

August 1

Ashes Cricket (Xbox Game Pass for Console, Xbox Game Pass Ultimate)
Ashes Cricket brings all the fast-paced action, big hits, and skill that you see in the greatest cricket competition in the world, in both a more realistic and authentic way than ever before.

Pandemic (Xbox Game Pass for Console, Xbox Game Pass Ultimate)
As members of an elite disease control team, you’re the only thing standing in the way of the four deadly diseases spreading across the world. Travel the globe protecting cities, contain infections from spreading, and discover the cure for each disease. The fate of humanity is in your hands!

Downwell (Xbox Game Pass for PC, Xbox Game Pass Ultimate)
Venture down into a darkness filled with nasty creatures (and mysterious secrets) to collect spectacular red gems scattered about the rocks in search of untold treasures. Armed only with your Gunboots for protection, battle well-dwelling monsters and uncover hidden caves filled with riches and relics.

August 8

The Jackbox Party Pack 2 (Xbox Game Pass for Console, Xbox Game Pass Ultimate)
The sequel to the party game phenomenon The Jackbox Party Pack, featuring five fresh, rib-tickling party games supporting up to eight players. It’s a game-night riot in a box… without the box!

Space Hulk Tactics (Xbox Game Pass for PC, Xbox Game Pass Ultimate)
A faithful adaptation of the board game “Space Hulk” bringing a unique twist to the cult classic formula. Engage in bloody battles through an immense Space Hulk — a twisted mass of asteroids, wrecked star ships, and debris – as either a squad of Terminator Space Marines or the deadly alien Genestealers.

August 14

Slay the Spire (Xbox Game Pass for Console, Xbox Game Pass for PC, Xbox Game Pass Ultimate)

Fusing card games and roguelikes together in an original single-player, deckbuilder adventure. Craft a unique deck, encounter bizarre creatures, and discover relics of immense power to slay the spire!

Xbox Game Pass Quests

Earn more than 1,200 Microsoft Rewards points August 1 – September 2 when you complete Game Pass Quests. Use your points towards Xbox Game Pass Ultimate, Xbox Gift cards and much more.

  • Batman: Arkham Knight – 200 Rewards points each
    • Earn two achievements
  • Metro Exodus, Metro Last Light, and Metro 2033 Redux100 Rewards points
    • Earn one achievement in any of the Metro games
  • Battle Your Way in Borderlands: The Handsome Collection, Doom, and Payday 2300 Rewards points
    • Earn one achievement in each game
  • Ashes Cricket – 100 Rewards points (starts on 8/5
    • Earn two achievements
  • Play Something New – 100 Rewards points
    • Earn one achievement in any game within the “Play Something New” Collection
  • Summer of ID@Xbox – 300 Rewards points
    • Earn three achievements in any of the Summer of ID@Xbox games
  • Mobile App – 100 Rewards points
    • Sign-in to mobile app four times on four different days
  • Mobile App – 100 Rewards points
    • Download an Xbox Game Pass title from the mobile app

For more details about titles coming to Xbox Game Pass, check out Xbox Wire.