August 2019 Xbox Games with Gold and Game Pass update

August 2019 Xbox Games with Gold and Game Pass update

Microsoft users, whether you play via the Xbox One consoles or via PC, can rejoice as their backlog will grow even more. Games with Gold, the service that comes with an Xbox Live Gold membership, has been blessed with four games but first things first, let’s start with the Game Pass update.

The Game Pass has three different subscriptions: console only, PC only and the Ultimate Game Pass. Although all the subscriptions are well worth your money, Ultimate is the winner as it is for consoles, PC and it includes Xbox Live Gold. Respectively, the prices per month are €9.99, €9.99 and €12.99. If it’s your first month, the Game Pass is available for €1 only. The following games will be added in the month of August:

  • Ashes Cricket is available with the Xbox Game Pass for Console and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate starting the 1st of August
  • Pandemic is available with the Xbox Game Pass for Console and the Xbox Game Pass Ultimate starting the 1st of August
  • Downwell is available with the Xbox Game Pass for PC and the Xbox Game Pass Ultimate starting the 1st of August
  • Space Hulk Tactics, an adaptation of the board game Space Hulk, will be available with the Xbox Game Pass for PC and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate starting the 8th of August
  • Jackbox Party Pack 2, the sequel to the party game The Jackbox Party Pack, will be available with the Xbox Game Pass for Console and the Xbox Game Pass Ultimate starting the 8th of August
  • Slay the Spire, an original single player deckbuilding adventure, will be available with the Xbox Game Pass for Consoles, the Xbox Game Pass for PC and the Xbox Game Pass Ultimate starting the 14th of August

Game Pass also includes missions which you can complete between the 1st of August and 2nd of September. There’s a total of 1200 Microsoft Reward points to be earned by completing the Game Pass Quests and these points can be used for Xbox Game Pass Ultimate, Xbox Gift cards and much more.

Let’s not forget about the Games with Gold because this package really packs a punch. Here’s a list of the games that will be added in the month of August.

  • Gears of War 4 will be available from the 1st of August until the 31st of August for Xbox One
  • Torchlight will be available from the 1st of August until the 15th of August for Xbox One and Xbox 360
  • Forza Motorsport 6 Standard Edition will be available from the 16th of August until the 15th of September for Xbox One
  • Castlevania: Lords of Shadow will be available from the 16th of August until the 31st of August for Xbox One and Xbox 360
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Drydwen


Hi! I'm Jess and I’m a writer, dreamer and gamer at heart since the early ages. I primarily game on PC but occasionally also on PS4 and Xbox One. I have a tiny obsession for World of Warcraft and caterpillars but you may also claim I have a devoted passion for the gaming industry in general. If you want to hit me up, find me on twitter!

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