Cris Tales and Microsoft Flight Simulator Coming to Xbox Game Pass in July

Xbox Game Pass always has a fantastic lineup of games on offer, and July 2021 is no exception.

On Xbox Wire, several games making their way onto Xbox Game Pass throughout the remainder of July were revealed. Among these games are the highly anticipated indie title Cris Tales, along with the release of Microsoft Flight Simulator to Game Pass for Xbox Series X | S. 

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Cris Tales and  Microsoft Flight Simulator Coming to Xbox Game Pass in July 

Looking for a new game to play? Xbox Game Pass has you covered through the end of July into the start of August. On Xbox Wire, a number of games coming to Xbox Game Pass during the latter half of July 2021 were revealed. 

Among these games are Cris Tales and the Xbox Series X | S release of Microsoft Flight Simulator to Game Pass, which we’re both excited about, along with new releases like The Ascent.

Below, we’ve listed all of the games coming to Xbox Game Pass in July along with the platforms they’ll be available on.


  • Battlefield V (Cloud, EA Play) – Available Now

  • Cris Tales (Console, PC, Cloud) – Available Now

  • Atomicrops (Console, PC, Cloud) – July 22

  • Raji: An Ancient Epic (Console, PC, Cloud) – July 22

  • Last Stop (Console, PC, Cloud) – July 22

  • Blinx: The Time Sweeper (Console, Cloud) – July 26

  • Crimson Skies: High Road to Revenge (Console, Cloud) – July 26

  • Microsoft Flight Simulator (Xbox Series X | S) – July 27

  • Lethal League Blaze (Console, PC, Cloud) – July 29

  • Omno (Console, PC, Cloud) – July 29

  • Project Wingman (PC) – July 29

  • The Ascent (Console, PC, Cloud) – July 29


As you can see, many of the Xbox Game Pass additions for the latter half of July 2021 will be available across a multitude of platforms. For example, The Ascent and Cris Tales will both be available for Console, PC, and Cloud.

Meanwhile, Microsoft Flight Simulator which was previously only available for Xbox Game Pass users on PC will be available to Xbox Series X | S console owners starting July 27. Other information shared in the Xbox Wire post include DLC and expansions for current games on Xbox Game Pass.

For PUBG, players can look forward to a brand new map with the Taego Update. Fan of Minecraft? The Minions DLC for Minecraft is available now, while the Echoing Void DLC and Free Gauntlet of Gales Mission will be available for Minecraft Dungeons starting July 28.

As with any announcement of new Xbox Game Pass additions comes the inevitable list of games that are set to leave Game Pass by the end of the month. Only three titles will leave Xbox Game Pass on July 31, and as always Game Pass members can save up to 20% when buying these titles in order to continue playing them after their departure from Game Pass.

Leaving Xbox Game Pass on July 31

  • It Lurks Below (Console, PC)
  • The Touryst (Console, PC, Cloud)
  • UnderMine (Console, PC, Cloud) 

For more information on the games that are being added to Xbox Game Pass in July, DLC and expansions for current Xbox Game Pass games, Game Pass Ultimate Perks, and more, be sure to read through the full post over on Xbox Wire.

While we wait for the arrival of games like Microsoft Flight Simulator to Xbox Game Pass for Series X | S, we’re curious to hear what you think about the lineup. Are there any games you’re excited to check out? What about departing games, are there any you’re considering buying before they leave the service on July 31? 

Let us know on our social media channels including Facebook and Twitter

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