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10 Incredible-Looking Indie Games Coming To Xbox Game Pass, As Revealed During Gamescom 2021

All 10 games are scheduled to release on Xbox Game Pass on day one for console, PC, and the cloud.


A whole new slew of titles are coming to Xbox Game Pass day one, as seen during the Xbox Gamescom 2021 livestream. 10 games were announced, all of which were confirmed to launch for Xbox, PC, and xCloud via Game Pass.

The full list of games announced coming to Xbox Game Pass are listed below. They are listed by release date (where a release date is available).

Gamescom 2021 Xbox Game Pass Announcements

  • Dodgeball Academia - PC, Console, xCloud - August 5
  • Flynn: Son of Crimson - PC, Console, xCloud - September 15
  • Chinatown Detective Agency - PC, Console, xCloud - Fall 2021
  • Archvale - PC, Console, xCloud - TBA 2021
  • Next Space Rebels - PC, Console, xCloud - TBA 2021
  • Midnight Fight Express - PC, Console, xCloud - TBA 2021
  • Bushiden - PC, Console, xCloud - TBA 2021
  • Unpacking - PC, Console, xCloud - TBA 2021
  • Unsighted - PC, Console, xCloud - TBA 2021
  • Signalis - PC, Console, xCloud - TBA

Of the 10 games revealed, only one is already out: Dodgeball Academia. It's an incredible sports RPG--we highly recommend it if you're a fan of narrative-driven games where all the problems in front of you can be solved through playing a sport, like Golf Story.

I'd also be remiss to not point out that Chinatown Detective Agency is on this list. The upcoming Carmen Sandiego-inspired detective game is one of our 50 must-play indie games for 2021. Chinatown Detective Agency sees you needing to use in-game and real-world clues to solve its convoluted mysteries--you'll need to crack open a book (or open Google) to break down the clues you find and deduce the truth, which sounds incredibly cool. This announcement also confirms that the game is being released for more than just PC.

You can expect more news from Gamescom still to come, as Opening Night Live is promising numerous announcements on August 25.

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