Xbox Game Pass September Update Includes Disney Dreamlight Valley, Metal: Hellsinger, and Despot's Game

Xbox Game Pass September Update Includes Disney Dreamlight Valley, Metal: Hellsinger, and Despot's Game

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Richard Walker

September's first Xbox Game Pass update is here, bringing with it a nice stack of new games, starting with a few day one releases available from today. Among them is life-sim and adventure game hybrid Disney Dreamlight Valley: Founder's Edition, and detailed railway sim, Train Sim World 3.

Dreamlight Valley will be hitting Xbox and PC as an early access version of the free-to-play title, ahead of its full release in 2023, offering a once-idyllic land to explore and return to its former glory by clearing away the Night Thorns. This Founder's Edition comes with exclusive cosmetic items.

Also hitting Game Pass today is open-ended puzzle game Opus Magnum, alongside the extreme weather and high-powered locomotives of Train Sim World 3. Later in the month, meanwhile, you can look forward to RTS title Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation for PC, as well as DC League of Super-Pets, and frantic physics-based racing in You Suck at Parking. GRID Legends is also now available via EA Play, through Game Pass Ultimate.

Tactical roguelike Despot's Game also arrives as a day one Game Pass addition on 15th September, as intense rhythm-based FPS Metal: Hellsinger pits you against fearsome demons through the eight Hells to the strains of heavy metal music. And that's your lot for September's first wave of Xbox Game Pass titles, with more to come with wave two.

As previously noted, eleven games will also be departing Xbox Game Pass from 15th September, so play them while you still can. You'll also find the usual crop of new Xbox Game Pass Ultimate Perks to take advantage of. Take a look below.

Xbox Game Pass - September 2022: Wave One

  • Grid Legends (Console and PC) EA Play – Available now

Available Today

Coming Soon

  • Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation (PC) [email protected] – September 13
  • DC League of Super-Pets: The Adventures of Krypto and Ace (Cloud, Console, and PC) – September 13
  • You Suck at Parking (Cloud, Console, and PC) [email protected] – September 14
  • Despot’s Game (Console and PC) [email protected] – September 15
  • Metal: Hellsinger (PC and Xbox Series X|S) [email protected] – September 15

Leaving Xbox Game Pass on 15th September

  • A Plague Tale: Innocence (Cloud, Console, and PC)
  • Aragami 2 (Cloud, Console, and PC)
  • Bug Fables: The Everlasting Sapling (Cloud, Console, and PC)
  • Craftopia (Cloud, Console, and PC)
  • Final Fantasy XIII (Console and PC)
  • Flynn: Son of Crimson (Cloud, Console, and PC)
  • I Am Fish (Cloud, Console, and PC)
  • Lost Words: Beyond the Page (Cloud, Console, and PC)
  • Mighty Goose (Cloud, Console, and PC)
  • SkateBird (Cloud, Console, and PC)
  • The Artful Escape (Cloud, Console, and PC)

Xbox Game Pass Ultimate Perks

  • Rumbleverse: Smash Boxer Pack – Available now
    This Perk includes the exclusive Smash Boxer cosmetic set, an exclusive title card background and border, and a 120-minute gameplay Fame booster.
  • Dead by Daylight: The Legion & Yui Outfits – September 8
    Explore the backstories of The Legion and Yui Kimura with 2 very rare outfits: The Legion’s High-Vis Horror and Yui’s Kumi-Daiko Performer.
  • Need for Speed Payback: DLX Content Pack – September 13
    Get an edge over the competition with the Deluxe Edition Upgrade.
  • Warframe: Twin Grakatas Jade Bundle – September 15
    Boost your Arsenal with the powerful Twin Grakatas, their elegant Jade Weapon Skin, Jade Clem Emblem, Platinum and more for a limited time!

[Via Xbox Wire]

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  • Was eyeing metal hellsinger so can’t complain about getting it free day one;-)
  • I tried the demo for Metal: Hellsinger and couldn't really get into it, but I'm curious to try the full game. Other than that, zzzzzzzzzzzzz.
  • Imma check out this You Suck At Parking. Hopefully a bit of fun.
  • @1 and 2, I played the demo for Metal: Hellsinger some months ago and was unfortunately disappointed by it.

    The story is meh and it gets quite repetitive quickly. I found that it also wasted one of the major bullet points they promote, which is the talent pool of metal vocalists. You have to get high multiplier chain hit combos for the full compliment of metal music to actually kick in with the talent pool, and if you miss so much as a reload or an enemy, you lose the multiplier and the music runs down to a generic metal riff. It's something that truly sucks the energy and intensity right out of the game. Why that was a design choice, I'll never comprehend.

    The whole time it felt like a bargain basement version of Doom.
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