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12 new games coming to Xbox Game Pass in July 2022

Game Pass is adding everything from tense 2D shooters to kids games this month.

Zachtronics

Xbox Game Pass kicks off July with a huge batch of new games. Despite the lack of marquee new releases, there’s plenty of variety in this summer catalog update.

Here are all 12 new games coming to Xbox Game Pass in July 2022

12. Last Call BBS

July 5 (Cloud/Console/PC)

The final game from developer Zachtronics, Last Call BBS is a collection of eight wildly different games. Like most Zachtronics games, expect a brain-twisting challenge and inventive puzzles.

Zachtronics

Sega

11. Yakuza 0

July 5 (Cloud/Console/PC)

Set before the events of the first Yakuza, Yakuza 0 takes place in 1980s Japan and sets up Kiryu’s later adventures in beating up gangsters and being nice to children.

10. Yakuza Kiwami

July 5 (Cloud/Console/PC)

Yakuza fans have a lot to look forward to this month. Yakuza Kiwami is a remake of the original PS2 Yakuza, bringing it in line with the series’ modern games.

Sega

9. Yakuza Kiwami 2

July 5 (Cloud/Console/PC)

A remake of Yakuza 2, Yakuza Kiwami 2 completes the Kiryu triple feature coming to Game Pass this month.

Sega

8. DJMax Respect V

July 7 (Cloud/Console/PC)

Rhythm game DJMax Respect V came out in 2020 and remains extremely popular two years later. It’s packed with tracks from musicians like Marshmello and Porter Robinson.

NEOWIZ

7. Matchpoint: Tennis Championships

July 7 (Cloud/Console/PC)

Matchpoint: Tennis Championships combines a deep sports simulation with a great career mode featuring customizable characters. It hits Game Pass on its launch day.

Torus Games

6. Road 96

July 7 (Cloud/Console/PC)

Road 96 is a procedurally generated road trip with a dark purpose. As you try to escape your fascist home country, you’ll meet colorful characters on the road and make tough choices about who to trust.

Digixart

5. Escape Academy

July 14 (Cloud/Console/PC)

All the fun of an escape room without being locked in a hot room IRL. Escape Academy is set in a school for escape artists and made by a team of real-life escape room designers.

Coin Crew Games

4. My Friend Peppa Pig

July 14 (Cloud/Console/PC)

If you’re not a parent, you probably don’t know much about Peppa Pig. If you are a parent, you already know more than you’d like to. My Friend Peppa Pig is a relaxed adventure game for kids.

Petoons Studio

3. Overwhelm

July 14 (PC)

The aptly named Overwhelm is a horror shooter with enemies that get tougher over time. Its crunchy retro graphics hide its snappy modern controls.

Ruari O'Sullivan

2. Paw Patrol The Movie: Adventure City Calls

July 14 (Cloud/Console/PC)

What if dogs were also cops? That’s the adorable dystopia awaiting you in Paw Patrol. Like Peppa Pig, this one’s a simple adventure for kids.

Drakhar Studio

FuturLab

1. PowerWash Simulator

July 14 (Cloud/Console/PC)

What could be more exciting than powerwashing? I can think of a few dozen things off the top of my head, but maybe that’s because in real life it doesn’t usually involve hosing down amusement parks or Mars rovers like PowerWash Simulator does.