New Xbox Game Pass Titles for August Include Hitman, Ruiner, Ryse & More

Get more out of your Xbox game subscription and step into the shoes of a legendary assassin.


The Xbox Game Pass family is growing...and getting a bit dangerous. As of today, August 1, new Game Pass subscriber highlights include Hitman: Season 1, Ryse: Son of Rome, and indie cyberpunk shooter Ruiner. The full list of games is rounded out by Dead Rising 2, The Escapists: The Walking Dead, Dandara, and the remastered Kickect classic Kinect Rush: A Disney Pixar Adventure.

These are some pretty solid titles getting added to the Xbox Game Pass library of over 100 titles. If you haven't played Hitman: Season 1, you're in for quite a treat. The legendary series was reborn with episodic releases and has propelled IO Interactive to a status that's allowing them to achieve an even more ambitious vision with the upcoming Hitman 2.

If you're also an Xbox Live Gold subscriber, For Honor is the highlight for the August Games with Gold lineup. Stay tuned to Shacknews for additional updates.

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