Xbox Game Pass wave 2 adds Bloodstained: RoTN, Jump Force, more

The Xbox Game Pass subscription service will add games like Jump Force, Dirty Rally 2.0 and more when wave 2 hits this September.

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Xbox Game Pass is already a great deal for gamers on the Xbox One and it looks like Microsoft is continuing to expand on it as the company announced today that wave 2 of new games would hit the subscription service this month, during September.

Wave 2 of Xbox Game Pass will include five new games to add to your digital library, including Jump Fore, Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night, Bad North Jotunn Edition, Dirt Rally 2.0, and Lego Worlds. This is, of course, on top of the plethora of great games already available on the Xbox Game Pass service, which includes games like Gears 5, Dead Cells, Batman: Arkham Knight, and tons of other hits that you can download and play right now.

Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night gameplay
Bloodstained: RoTN is just one of a few titles joining Xbox Game Pass in wave 2.

It doesn’t look like the blog post detailing the arrival of the new games has mentioned any info on when new games will make their way to the PC version of Game Pass. However, you can keep an eye here on Shacknews to be some of the first to know. Wondering exactly when these games will join the Xbox Game Pass? We've included that info below.

  • Jump Force and Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night - September 19 for Xbox Game Pass and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate for console.
  • Bad North, Dirty Rally 2.0, LEGO Worlds - September 26 for Xbox Game Pass and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate for console.

Even if you aren’t excited about any of the games on this list, they are definitely good ones for Microsoft to add to the library. Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night alone is a great addition, and when we reviewed the game, Kevin Tucker wrote, “Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night is pure fun, and I couldn't be more pleased with the experience. Diving back into creator Koji Igarashi's iconic style of gameplay has been deeply nostalgic for me; I even found myself humming old Symphony of the Night tunes after playing the new release for a few hours. Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night is a prime example of how much fun the Metroidvania genre has to offer and will undoubtedly serve as a point of comparison for all retro-inspired platformers that follow it.” Make sure to read our full Bloodstained: RoTN review for more information.

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    September 18, 2019 8:42 AM

    Josh Hawkins posted a new article, Xbox Game Pass wave 2 adds Bloodstained: RoTN, Jump Force, more

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      September 18, 2019 8:49 AM

      Yep, I will stay tuned to see if Bloodstained makes it to PC Gamepass

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        September 18, 2019 8:54 AM

        Yeah, it should be clear that the games announced are all only on Xbox One, not PC, for the Game Pass free play.

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          September 18, 2019 9:03 AM

          It's a side effect of naming both services practically the exact same thing. Makes messaging difficult.

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            September 18, 2019 9:27 AM

            They really should just always include both versions as a rule though.

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          September 18, 2019 9:41 AM

          Not sure if this comment is directed at me or at the Xbox guys. However, I felt I made it pretty clear two times in the article that these are only for the console variation of Xbox Game Pass.

          First:
          It doesn’t look like the blog post detailing the arrival of the new games has mentioned any info on when new games will make their way to the PC version of Game Pass. However, you can keep an eye here on Shacknews to be some of the first to know.

          Second:

          Jump Force and Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night - September 19 for Xbox Game Pass and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate for console.
          Bad North, Dirty Rally 2.0, LEGO Worlds - September 26 for Xbox Game Pass and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate for console.


          Just in case that comment was directed at me.

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            September 18, 2019 9:48 AM

            Just in case someone was just reading comments and not the article. Not directed at you.

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              September 18, 2019 9:54 AM

              Ah, gotcha. It's hard to tell sometimes in comments are criticism of the article or just informational, which is why I wanted to reach out, that way in case it was critique, you guys didn't think we ignore you.

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        September 18, 2019 9:37 AM

        Yeah, I'm hoping that these make the jump to the PC version, too. I have Bloodstained on PS4, but I'd love to play through it on PC.

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