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Xbox Game Pass adding Middle-earth: Shadow of War, Undertale, and more in July

Subscribers will also get a chance to play Gears 5’s multiplayer

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a woman in medieval armor speaks to a man as a ghostly man reaches toward her from behind
A scene from Middle-earth: Shadow of War.
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Xbox Game Pass subscribers will get access to eight new games in the first half of July across PC and console. The games will include titles like Dead Rising 4, Middle-earth: Shadow of War, My Time at Portia, and Undertale.

The batch of games will arrive on July 4, when Game Pass subscribers will get access to the open-world Lord of the Rings action game Middle-earth: Shadow of War, which will be available for both Windows PC and Xbox One. Also coming on July 4 for subscribers will be My Time at Portia for PC and console, as well Undertale on PC.

On July 11, subscribers will get the 2D side-scroller Blazing Chrome and the zombie survival game Dead Rising 4 for both PC and console. Also coming that day are Timespinner and Unavowed, both for PC, while Lego City Undercover is headed exclusively to console.

In July, Game Pass subscribers will also be the first to play the new Gears 5 multiplayer mode during the game’s technical test. However, Microsoft hasn’t given any details yet on when to expect that.

While Microsoft is adding some pretty great titles to Game Pass in July, it’s also taking a few things off the service. Here are all the games leaving Game Pass this month:

Microsoft offers more than 100 games as part of Xbox Game Pass, which is available starting at $9.99 a month. Microsoft is also offering a trial of Xbox Game Pass Ultimate for $1 for players’ first month. The full list of Game Pass games can be found on Microsoft’s website.

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