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Xbox Game Pass’s First Drop of August brings Cooking Simulator, Ghost Recon Wildlands, Two Point Campus & More. 5 Games Are Leaving The Service As Well.

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The first of two monthly game drops is up for Xbox Game Pass today and it’s bringing us.

  • Ghost Recon Wildlands on Console, Cloud & PC Today
  • Shenzhen I/O on PC August 4th
  • Turbo Golf Racing launches into Game Preview on Cloud, PC, and Series X|S August 4th
  • Two Point Campus is out on Console, Cloud & PC on August 9th
  • Cooking Simulator hits Console, Cloud & PC on August 11th
  • Expeditions: Rome comes to PC on August 11th
  • Offworld Trading Colony is PC only as well on August 11th

Typically the second drop of the month for Game Pass releases is the third Tuesday, so we may see the next batch on August 16th.

Five titles are leaving the service on August 15th

  • Boyfriend Dungeon (Cloud, Console, and PC)
  • Curse of the Dead Gods (Cloud, Console, and PC)
  • Library of Ruina (Cloud, Console, and PC)
  • Starmancer (Game Preview) (PC)
  • Train Sim World 2 (Cloud, Console, and PC)

Fully press release copied below


Coming to Xbox Game Pass: Ghost Recon Wildlands, Turbo Golf Racing, Two Point Campus, and More

by Megan Spurr, Community Lead, Xbox Game Pass • Aug 2, 2022 @ 6:00am

Picture this: You’re chatting with your friends, trying to think of something to do tonight, and rather than watching “Samurai Space Western Trade Negotiations Part IV: The Series” or something similar for the ninth time, you have games to play together! With Game Pass you can game across console, mobile devices, PC, TV, at home, at a restaurant, while you’re waiting for the laundry to finish… you can suggest something you can all play no matter where you’re at! Now picture even more games to choose from below! 


Available Today


Ghost Recon Wildlands (Cloud, Console, and PC)
Create a team with up to three friends to experience Ghost Recon Wildlands, the ultimate third-person military shooter set in a massive, dangerous, and responsive open world. The Ghosts, a US Special Forces team, are tasked to combat the Santa Blanca cartel and save Bolivia from collapse. You decide how to play, and every decision affects the world around you.

Ghost Recon Wildlands

Coming Soon


Shenzhen I/O (PC) ID@Xbox – August 4
An open-ended programming puzzle game that challenges players to build circuits using a variety of components. Inspired by real-world electronics engineering, the game takes players on a journey to a near-future Shenzhen, the electronics manufacturing capital of the world.

Turbo Golf Racing (Cloud, PC, and Xbox Series X|S) ID@Xbox – August 4
Available on day one with Game Pass: Turbo Golf Racing is an arcade-style sports racing game for up to eight players online. Drive, boost, jump, flip, and fly your turbo-powered car. Slam into oversized golf balls. Race your friends in an explosive dash to the finish flag.

Turbo Golf Racing

Two Point Campus (Cloud, Console, and PC) – August 9
Available on day one with Game Pass: Build the university of your dreams with Two Point Campus, the sim with a twist from the makers of Two Point Hospital. Build, hire staff, and run an academic institution packed with wild courses.

Two Point Campus

Cooking Simulator (Cloud, Console, and PC) – August 11
Play one of the best cooking games! Take control of a highly polished, realistic kitchen equipped with all kinds of utensils and stands. Unlock and master over 80 recipes or use dozens of lifelike ingredients to cook everything you like. A simulator spiced up with a dash of real-life physics!

Expeditions: Rome (PC) – August 11
Determine the destiny of Rome as you conquer foreign lands and navigate political intrigue in this turn-based RPG. Directly fight with your party of Praetorians, guide your legion to victory, and choose your own path in a story where every decision matters. How will you shape the future of Rome?

Offworld Trading Company (PC) ID@Xbox – August 11
Mars has been colonized. Now, Earth’s greatest corporate titans have been invited to build companies to support it. The competition to dominate the market is fierce in this fast-paced economic RTS.


DLC / Game Updates


Citizen Sleeper Episode One: Flux – Available now
Citizen Sleeper’s first episodic DLC, Flux, is available now as a free update to the game! Flux kicks off a new story arc that will play out across three episodes. Pressures in the Helion system have brought the first ships of a refugee flotilla to Erlin’s Eye. They will need your help, Sleeper.

Sniper Elite 5: Landing Force Mission and Weapon Pack – Available now
This new content drop includes a brand-new mission called ‘Landing Force’ and two additional weapons, the D.L. Carbine rifle and PPSH submachine gun. Plus, players can jump in on the new adversarial multiplayer map, Flooded Village, for free! Learn more here.

Sea of Thieves: Season Seven – August 4
Time to truly become a Captain! Own and name your ships, decorating them with hand-picked fittings and souvenirs of your seabound exploits, then work towards Milestones to unlock more. Enjoy ongoing story-driven Adventures and new Seasonal rewards too. It’s all in Sea of Thieves: Season Seven!


Xbox Game Pass Ultimate Perks


Fall Guys: Coconut Milk Costume – Available now
Relax, take a sip and get ready to grace the Blunderdome with your tropical presence in the all-new Coconut Milk Costume!

Skate 3: Upgrade Bundle – August 11
Upgrade your Skate 3 experience, courtesy of EA Play, with the Upgrade Bundle that includes the Skate Create Upgrade Pack, Maloof Money Cup 2010 NYC Pack and Black Box Distribution Skate Park.

The Elder Scrolls Online: Noweyr Pack – August 16
Journey across Tamriel with elegance by adding an enchanting purple mount, matching pet, and two crates containing useful rewards to your collection. This Perk content requires ESO base game to use.


Leaving August 15


Be sure to jump back into these games before they go and use your membership discount to save up to 20% on the games you want to keep!

  • Boyfriend Dungeon (Cloud, Console, and PC)
  • Curse of the Dead Gods (Cloud, Console, and PC)
  • Library of Ruina (Cloud, Console, and PC)
  • Starmancer (Game Preview) (PC)
  • Train Sim World 2 (Cloud, Console, and PC)

As usual, we’ll be back before too long with even more games for you to play soon. Keep tuned here, @XboxGamePassPC Twitter and @XboxGamePass Instagram for announcements, and maybe even more previews with the Xbox Game Pass mobile app. Talk to you soon!

Jesse 'Doncabesa' Norris

Proud father of two, lucky to have a wife far too good for me. I write a ton of reviews, am a host on the You Had Me At Halo podcast, and help fill out anywhere I can for our site.

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