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The latest Xbox Game Pass titles take players to the Streets of Rogue and the streets of Paris.

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The latest Xbox Game Pass titles take players to the Streets of Rogue and the streets of Paris.

Microsoft has added four new games to its all-you-can-play game service. All four are indies. All four are quite different. And all four are worth playing.

First up is Paris-set noir adventure, Night Call. We reviewed it on Switch, and although it’s not without flaws, we said it was a “visually bold game.”

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No Code’s Observation, meanwhile, transports players to a remote space station to solve the mystery of a missing crew.

Sabotage Studio’s The Messenger is a fun Ninja Gaiden-style action platformer with an inventive twist that spans console generations.

Finally, if you enjoy rogue-likes, Matt Dabrowski’s Streets of Rogue should have you covered with its colourful and chaotic randomly generated cities.

All four games are now available on Xbox One. On PC, Observation joins The Messenger, which is already available.

New Xbox Game Pass Games – June 2020

  • Night Call – Out now
  • Observation – Out now
  • Streets of Rogue – Out now
  • The Messenger – Out now

As we say hello to these new games, we must also prepare our farewells for a group of titles leaving Xbox Game Pass. Each one is reduced by 20% on the Xbox Digital Games Store until it departs on June 30, 2020.

Leaving Xbox Game Pass – June 30

  • Battlefleet Gothic: Armada (PC)
  • Die for Valhalla! (PC)
  • Life is Strange 2 (Console)
  • Metal Slug X (Console & PC)
  • Metro Exodus (Console & PC)
  • Neon Chrome (Console & PC)
  • Shadow Tactics: Blades of the Shogun (Console & PC)
  • SteamWorld Dig 2 (Console & PC)
  • The Flame in the Flood (Console & PC)

Xbox Game Pass Ultimate is currently available with a first month offer of $1/£1 for new subscribers.


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