Xbox Game Pass Titles for the First Half of July Announced: Respect V, Yakuza 0 and More Coming

Yakuza 0, Kiwami, and Kiwami 2 return to the service in July.

Xbox Game Pass July

Xbox Game Pass titles for the first half of July have been revealed and fans of the Yakuza franchise will be overjoyed to learn that Yakuza 0, Kiwami, and Kiwami 2 are returning to the service. These games had left the platform recently but will now soon be available on Cloud, Console, and PC.

The lineup for July also includes a Day One Game Pass Title, Last Call BBS, an innovative puzzle game, available on day one on PC Game Pass.

  • Last Call BBS (PC) ID@Xbox – Available now on PC Game Pass
  • Yakuza 0 (Cloud, Console, and PC) – Available Now
  • Yakuza Kiwami (Cloud, Console, and PC) – Available Now
  • Yakuza Kiwami 2 (Cloud, Console, and PC) – Available Now
  • DJMax Respect V (Cloud, Console, and PC) ID@Xbox – July 7
  • Matchpoint: Tennis Championships (Cloud, Console, and PC) ID@Xbox – July 7 (Available Day One on Game Pass)
  • Road 96 (Cloud, Console, and PC) – July 7
  • Escape Academy (Console and PC) ID@Xbox – July 14 (Available Day One on Game Pass)
  • My Friend Peppa Pig (Cloud, Console, and PC) – July 14
  • Overwhelm (PC) ID@Xbox – July 14
  • PAW Patrol The Movie: Adventure City Calls (Cloud, Console, and PC) – July 14
  • PowerWash Simulator (Cloud, Console, and PC) – July 14 (Available Day One on Game Pass)

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Xbox Game Pass Lineup for July Sees the Return of the Yakuza Franchise to the Platform

The Yakuza games set a high bar for action RPGs and the series was able to take off in a huge way outside of Japan with Yakuza 0. The game was a prequel to the events of Yakuza Kiwami and set up the series’ most iconic characters, even letting players step into the shoes of Goro Majima.

The series can be experienced as a solid trilogy should players choose to start with Yakuza 0 and play till Yakuza Kiwami 2. Other games for the franchise are also available on the service, such as Yakuza 4, 5 Remastered as well as the newest title in the series, Like a Dragon.

Games leaving Game Pass July 15:

  • Atomicrops (Cloud, Console, and PC)
  • Carrion (Cloud, Console, and PC)
  • Children of Morta (Cloud, Console, and PC)
  • Cris Tales (Cloud, Console, and PC)
  • Lethal League Blaze (Cloud, Console, and PC)

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