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Xbox Game Pass' Next Wave of Games Have Been Announced

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Games discussed: , Destiny 2: Shadowkeep, Night in the Woods, Warhammer: Vermintide 2

The next few games coming to Xbox Game Pass have been announced. 

On the Xbox Wire, it was announced that the first game coming to Game Pass during the second half of September is Company of Heroes 2 for the PC version of the subscription service. The game will release on September 17th. Company of Heroes 2 is a blend of strategy and tactics that tests players' knowledge of real-world combat. The game will include five armies to play with in multiplayer, and two single-player campaigns. 

On September 22nd, two of Destiny's expansions, Shadowkeep and Forsaken, will come to Game Pass. The expansions will come to the Android and console versions of the service. Also coming to the service on September 22nd is Halo 3: ODST for Android and PC. It was also announced that ODST Firefight will be joining The Master Chief Collection on console and PC for the first time, and will include online matchmaking, dedicated servers, and new custom game modes. 

Finally, two more games will release for Game Pass on September 24th. The first is Night in the Woods, which will release for Android, console, and PC. In Night in the Woods, players take control of Mae Borowski, a college dropout who comes back to her home of Possum Springs. However, things are not the same, and strange things are happening as the light fades. The final game coming to Game Pass this month is Warhammer: Vermintide 2, which will be available for Android and console. Players will fight together against the forces of Chaos and Skaven in 4 player co-op matches. Vermintide 2 features first-person combat, 15 new career paths, talent trees, new weapons, and improved loot system, and more. 

Microsoft also announced which titles will be leaving Game Pass. Six games will be leaving on September 30th, though players will be able to buy the games at a discount of they want to keep them. You can see the six games below:

  • Bad North (Console and PC)
  • DiRT Rally 2.0 (Console and PC)
  • Dishonored 2 (Console and PC)
  • Panzer Dragoon Orta (Console)
  • Westerado: Double Barreled (Console)
  • Yooka-Laylee (Console)

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