kicking off overnight, Microsoft
has announced a new batch of August 2019 titles arriving on its subscription-based Xbox Game Pass
service for both PC and Console. As per the headline Capcom
's Devil May Cry 5
is now available to play, alongside the deep strategy of Paradox Interactive
On the PC front Age of Empires: Definitive Edition
has been added today, alongside confirmation that cross-play with the Steam release is possible. This leads into a release date confirmation for Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition
, which will be out November 14 for both Steam, the Microsoft Store, and Xbox Game Pass for PC.
Here's the Xbox Game Pass line-up for the remainder of August - which also includes the debut of the surprisingly good looking Blair Witch adaptation.
Age of Empires: Definitive Edition (PC)
The iconic real-time strategy game returns with all-new 4K visuals, 8-person multiplayer battles and a host of other new features bringing together all the officially released content. Age of Empires: Definitive Edition is the complete RTS package
Devil May Cry 5 (Console)
The devil you know returns. From the creators of the best-selling action franchise comes the latest chapter in the Devil May Cry saga. Prepare to get downright demonic in the most over the top, technically advanced, utterly insane action experience of this gaming generation!
Featuring deep strategic gameplay, with rich and diverse alien races and emergent storytelling, Stellaris puts the complexity of the galaxy in your hands. Whether you’re exploring the unknown, discovering the mysteries of the universe, or conquering it for the glory of your empire, you now have more inter-galactic strategy awaiting you than ever before.
Ape Out (PC)
In this wild, colorfully stylized smash‘em up about primal escape and frenetic jazz, build up nearly unstoppable momentum and use your captors to your advantage as you crush everyone on your path to freedom. Embrace bold colors, use the rhythm of jazz in the chaos to guide you and take on a dazzling perspective as you rush through tight corridors, open areas, and twisting labyrinths on a mad dash for freedom.
Kingdom Come: Deliverance (Console, PC)
A story-driven open-world RPG that immerses you in an epic adventure in the Holy Roman Empire. Avenge your parents’ death as you battle invading forces, go on game-changing quests, and make influential choices. Explore majestic castles, deep forests, thriving villages and countless other realistic settings in medieval Bohemia.
Bard’s Tale IV: Director’s Cut (Console, PC)
The triumphant return of one of the most iconic RPG series of all-time. Delve into a tactically rich combat system that rewards creativity, solve puzzles to gain treasure and advantages, and discover a beautifully crafted world.
Blair Witch (Console, PC)
A young boy disappears in the Black Hills Forest near Burkittsville, Maryland. As Ellis, a former police officer with a troubled past, you join the search. What starts as an ordinary investigation soon turns into an endless nightmare as you confront your fears and the Blair Witch, a mysterious force that haunts the woods…
Plus on September 5, the excellent Dead Cells is coming to Xbox Game Pass on PC and Console.