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Xbox Game Pass adds four great indies in late June

Subscribers get access to Observation, Night Call, The Messenger, and Streets of Rogue this month

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Xbox Game Pass has already added quite a few solid games in June, but Microsoft has a few more treats for subscribers. At the end of the month, Game Pass subscribers will get four new indie games as a part of the service.

On June 24, Night Call arrived on Xbox One and Xbox Game Pass. The game follows a Parisian cab driver working the night shift as he slowly uncovers a mystery using small conversations with his riders.

Sci-fi thriller Observation casts players as an AI onboard a derelict space ship and will be available for Game Pass subscribers — on both PC and console — to download on June 25. In the game, players will have to help Dr. Emma Fisher as she investigates the ship and unravel what went wrong. Also coming on June 25 is Streets of Rogue a rogue-lite that replaces dark and dingy dungeons with a procedurally generated city. Finally, there’s The Messenger, a platformer about a ninja traveling through a cursed world to save his clan from a demon army. The Messenger also arrives on Game Pass on June 25.

With new games on the way, a few games are leaving Game Pass at the end of this month as well. Here are all the games leaving Xbox Game Pass on June 30:

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

Xbox Game Pass Ultimate is available for $14.99 a month, which grants access to both console and PC games, as well as an Xbox Live Gold subscription. New subscribers can get their first month for $1. If you’re looking for Xbox games only you can subscribe to the Xbox-only version of Game Pass for $9.99 or the PC-only version for $4.99.

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