Xbox Game Pass July 2023 Wave 2 Titles Include Serious Sam And More

Published: July 18, 2023 9:21 AM /


Three enemies in an alien-infested trainyard in Serious Sam: Siberian Mayhem, one of the games in the Xbox Game Pass July 2023 Wave 2 lineup

Microsoft has revealed the Xbox Game Pass July 2023 Wave 2 lineup, and seven more games are headed to the service in the coming weeks.

As ever, some of these games will be available on PC and consoles, and others will also be playable via cloud gaming if you're a Game Pass Ultimate subscriber.

First up, starting today, you can check out alien construction sim Techtonica, which was announced for Game Pass earlier this month.

Hand-drawn photography adventure Toem is also available today, and they're both playable across PC, console, and cloud. Joining them is Ron Gilbert's adventure game The Cave, which you can play on console or cloud.

On July 19th, you can check out "recursive puzzle game" Maquette on PC and console. July 20th brings musical action-adventure game Figment 2: Creed Valley and city-builder The Wandering Village, both for PC, console, and cloud.

A city thriving on the back of a giant creature in The Wandering Village, one of the titles coming in the Xbox Game Pass July 2023 Wave 2 lineup
The Wandering Village is just one of the games headed to Xbox Game Pass throughout the rest of July.

Next up, it's standalone FPS expansion Serious Sam: Siberian Mayhem, which is coming to PC, Xbox Series X|S, and cloud on July 25th.

That's followed by narrative cooking sim Venba, which hits PC and console on July 31st (and that's also the date of its release). Finally, masocore platformer Celeste hits PC, console, and cloud on August 1st.

Here's a quick recap of everything coming to Xbox Game Pass on or before August 1st.

  • Techtonica (PC, console, cloud - today)
  • Toem (PC, console, cloud - today)
  • The Cave (console, cloud - today)
  • Maquette (PC, console - July 19th)
  • Figment 2: Creed Valley (PC, console, cloud - July 20th)
  • The Wandering Village (PC, console, cloud - July 20th)
  • Serious Sam: Siberian Mayhem (PC, Xbox Series X|S, cloud - July 25th)
  • Venba (PC, console - July 31st)
  • Celeste (PC, console, cloud - August 1st)

As is always the case, we must also say goodbye to several games by August 1st. Here are the games departing Xbox Game Pass on July 31st.

  • Dreamscaper
  • Expeditions: Rome
  • Marvel's Avengers
  • The Ascent
  • Two Point Campus

This news comes after Microsoft announced Xbox Game Pass Core yesterday, which will replace Xbox Live Gold. It'll offer the same benefits as that service, but will cost $9.99 per month and will also include over 25 Xbox Game Pass games.

You can subscribe to Xbox Game Pass via browser, the Xbox app on PC, or your Xbox console. Stay tuned for more news on all things Xbox Game Pass.


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