With the arrival of the new month, the new free games on Xbox Game Pass for the period of August 2021 have been revealed, which includes, among others, titles such as Hades, Skate, Katamari Damacy Reroll, and Microsoft Solitaire Collection. The games will be available starting August 5 for all Microsoft service members, along with some other titles directly from EA for Xbox Game Pass Ultimate owners.
Xbox Game Pass August 2021 free games confirmed
The first title with which we start is Curse of the Dead Gods, a roguelike that will take you to enter a cursed temple, where the dead will not be able to end your existence. This game also updated last April, including weapons, new challenges, and much more inspired by Dead Cell, another roguelike title.
As already announced last June during the Microsoft and Bethesda conference, on August 13 Hades will officially arrive, the title that has won many awards and that has been elected as Game of the Year. Get ready to face the Hell of Greek mythology in this work that manages to combine a roguelike with a lot of stories and endless action.
For all Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscribers, there is an additional surprise that includes some titles from EA Play, a service included within the Microsoft subscription. Thanks to the recent acquisition of Codemasters, another 5 titles will be present: Dirt 4, Dirt Rally, Dirt Rally 2.0, F1 2020, and Grid.
The list of free games that will arrive on Xbox Game Pass in August 2021 is therefore as follows:
- August 5: Curse of the Dead Gods (Cloud, console, and PC), Dodgeball Academia (Cloud, console, and PC), Katamari Damacy Reroll (Cloud, console, and PC), Lumines Remastered (Cloud, console, and PC), Skate (console, via EA Play), Skate 3 (console, via EA Play),
- Starmancer: (Game Preview – PC)
- August 12: Art of Rally (Cloud, console, and PC)
- August 13: Hades (Cloud, console, and PC)
- August 17: Microsoft Solitaire Collection: Premium Edition (PC)
In addition, for users subscribed to the Xbox Game Pass Ultimate version, the following titles will also be available starting from August 10:
- Dirt 4
- Dirt Rally
- Dirt Rally 2.0
- F1 2020