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The Confirmed Xbox Game Pass Day One Releases For 2021 And 2022

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The list of confirmed Xbox Game Pass Day One releases has expanded following Gamescom 2021.

It’s clear that Microsoft and Xbox are really pushing their Xbox Game pass gaming subscription service.

Some great AAA titles have been added to the roster for 2021 and 2022, along with a top selection of Indie titles from Humble Games and elsewhere. Red below to find out more!

Upcoming Xbox Game Pass Day One Releases For 2021

Xbox Game Pass Day One Releases 2021 – The Big Names

The following games are major AAA titles that we know will have Xbox Game Pass day one release which have yet to come out in 2021. Note that this doesn’t include the many big name titles already listed as part of Xbox Game Pass!

  • Forza Horizon 5
  • Psychonauts 2
  • Age of Empires IV
  • Halo Infinite

Xbox Game Pass Day One Releases 2021 – Humble Games

Xbox has partnered with Humble Games to bring 10 new indie games to the Xbox Game Pass. The titles in question are listed below, and you can watch the below trailer to get a flavor of each.

  • Archvale
  • Bushiden
  • Chinatown Detective Agency
  • Dodgeball Academia
  • Flynn: Son of Crimson
  • Midnight Fight Express
  • Next Space Rebels
  • Signalis
  • Unpacking
  • Unsighted

Xbox Game Pass Day One Releases 2021 – Indie Games

In addition to the above Humble Games releases, two more indie titles will be coming to Xbox Game Pass Day One Release.

  • Into The Pit
  • The Gunk
  • Aragami 2
  • Twelve Minutes
  • Lemnis Gate
  • Shredders


Into The Pit is a retro-styled shooter of Doom or Quake ilk, but with a spellcasting twist. The Gunk is a cartoony sci-fi Action Adventure where a couple of space haulers come across an alien world with a mysterious gunk which could be worth a fortune, but also harbor a sinister side.

Xbox Game Pass Day One Releases 2022 – The Big Names

The below is not an exhaustive list, merely the game we know are coming out so far to Xbox Game Pass Day One Release in 2022.

  • Atomic Heart
  • A Plague Tale: Requiem
  • Starfield
  • STALKER 2: Heart Of Chernobyl

The Best Xbox Game Pass Releases Available In August 2021

The following is not an exhaustive list of all the games currently available on Xbox Game Pass, but includes all the games which were added to the subscription service in August, 2021.

  • Curse of the Dead Gods
  • Dodgeball Academia
  • Katamari Damacy Reroll
  • Lumines Remastered
  • Skate
  • Skate 3
  • Starmancer
  • Dirt 4
  • Dirt Rally
  • Dirt Rally 2.0
  • F1 2020
  • Grid
  • Library of Ruina
  • Boyfriend Dungeon
  • Art of Rally
  • Hades
  • Twelve Minutes
  • Recompile
  • Train Sim World 2
  • Quake
  • Psychonauts 2
  • Myst

Where To Buy Xbox Game Pass Subscription

Although you can purchase Xbox Game Pass from the official website, looking elsewhere can net you some decent discounts on Xbox Game Pass subscriptions.

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