Need for Speed Unbound and six more games coming soon to Xbox Game Pass

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The future has never looked brighter for Xbox Game Pass subscribers following last week’s Xbox Games Showcase. With the lion’s share of the 25+ games showcased coming to Game Pass, there’s quite a lot to look forward to from the service in 2023 and 2024.

But there’s plenty to get excited about in the short term, too. The following seven games are headed to Game Pass in the next few weeks between June 22 and July 5. Let’s check them out.

Need for Speed Unbound (Cloud, PC and Xbox Series X|S) EA Play – June 22

You may recall Xbox gamers were treated to a free trial of the game when it launched back in October 2022. Now the latest installment of the legendary arcade racing franchise is headed to Game Pass.

The Bookwalker (Console and PC) – June 22

The Bookwalker

This new narrative adventure game will be a day one Game Pass release. “You play as Etienne Quist, a writer-turned-thief with the ability to dive into books.” In the most literal sense.

Bramble: The Mountain King (Cloud, Console, and PC) – June 27

Bramble Screenshot

Bramble: The Mountain King is billed as “a grim adventure set in a world inspired by dark, Nordic fables.” It certainly has a distinct visual style.

F.I.S.T.: Forged In Shadow Torch (Cloud, PC, and Xbox Series X|S) – June 27

Fist Forgedin Shadow Torch Screenshot From Steam

Combat, adventure and more await this tough rabbit trying to make his way in a dieselpunk world. Stay fluffy and stay furious!

Story of Seasons: Friends of Mineral Town (Console and PC) – June 29

Story Of Seasons Screen Shot

Includes the Cow Costume DLC as a special gift!
(Also available separately for free download)

Your farming life begins in Mineral Town, a charming village surrounded by nature. You’ve returned after many years to restore your late grandfather’s farm to its former glory. Care for crops, livestock, and more as your very own story of seasons unfolds.

Arcade Paradise (Console and PC) – July 3

Arcade Paradise Screenshot

In this “90’s-fuelled retro arcade adventure…you decide to turn the family laundromat into the ultimate arcade. Play, profit, and purchase new arcade machines, with over 35 to choose from, to build your very own Arcade Paradise!”

Sword and Fairy: Together Forever (Console and PC) – July 5

Sword and Fairy: Together Forever

Enter a realm that blends ancient mythology with traditional Asian aesthetics in Sword and Fairy: Together Forever!

Three hot new DLCs now available!

As a bonus, three new DLCs are available as of today. See below.

  • Fallout 76: Once in a Blue Moon – Available today
  • Halo Infinite – Season 4: Infection – Available today
  • The Elder Scrolls Online: Necrom – Available today

And finally, as a reminder 6 games will be removed from Xbox Game Pass on June 30.

All in all the second half of June is looking pretty sweet for Xbox fans. What has you excited for Game Pass on this list? Let us know in the comments.