Microsoft has just revealed its lineup of games coming to Xbox Game Pass in September 2021, which includes Final Fantasy XIII, The Artful Escape, and more.
Xbox Game Pass is Microsoft’s game subscription service for use with its Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One consoles, and Windows 10, as well as with Android devices via xCloud.
Final Fantasy XIII (Console and PC) – September 2
Final Fantasy XIII is a fantasy RPG in which a band of brave humans struggles against fate in the utopian sky city of Cocoon and the primeval world of Pulse. Follow stylish heroine Lightning’s fast paced battles and high adventure in a mysterious new world.
The Artful Escape (Console and PC) ID@Xbox – September 9
A teenage guitar prodigy sets out on a psychedelic, multidimensional journey to inspire his stage persona and confront the legacy of a dead folk legend. Starring voice performances by Michael Johnston, Caroline Kinley, Lena Headey, Jason Schwartzman, Mark Strong, and Carl Weathers.
Nuclear Throne (Console and PC) ID@Xbox – September 9
Nuclear Throne is a post-apocalyptic roguelike-like top-down shooter. Fight your way through the wastelands with powerful weaponry, collecting radiation to mutate some new limbs and abilities.
Signs of the Sojourner (Cloud, Console, and PC) – September 2
A narrative card game about connecting with people. Your deck is your character, reflecting your experiences, and shaping your relationships. Travel to diverse locations to acquire goods for your shop.
Surgeon Simulator 2 (Cloud, Console, and PC) ID@Xbox – September 2
Bob’s life is in your hand! Scrub-in solo or with up to three friends in this physics-based sim and unearth the mysteries of the Bossa Labs Medical Facility, explore hundreds of community-made levels, and even create your own using the sandbox level building tool. Or, if you prefer, spend your time replacing all of Bob’s limbs with heads – that also works.
Crown Trick (Console and PC) ID@Xbox – September 7
Welcome to The Nightmare Realm! Guide protagonist Elle on a perilous journey through procedurally generated dungeons, carefully navigating unique enemies and traps that only move when Elle does thanks to Crown Trick’s unique synchronous turn-based mechanic.
Breathedge (Cloud, Console, and PC) ID@Xbox – September 9
Inspired by Retrofuturism, Soviet aesthetics, and dark comedy movies, Breathedge is a fresh take on the survival genre that puts you in control of a simple guy called the Man who is carrying his grandpa’s ashes to a galactic funeral and suddenly finds himself in the middle of a universal conspiracy.