Need for Speed Unbound, F.I.S.T.: Forged in Shadow Torch Lead Game Pass Wave 2 Lineup for June 2023

F.I.S.T.: Forged in Shadow Torch is finally come to Xbox, while the new Game Pass lineup also includes The Bookwalker, Bramble: The Mountain King, and more.

Microsoft has announced that games it will be adding to Game Pass’ ever-growing catalog with its second wave of additions for the month of June, and there are a couple of pretty notable new titles for subscribers to look forward.

Chief among them is probably Need for Speed Unbound, Criterion’s open world racer, which launched last year. Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscribers will have access to it via EA Play on PC, Xbox Series X/S, and cloud starting June 22.

Another major new title to look forward to is F.I.S.T.: Forged in Shadow Torch. TiGames’ acclaimed steampunk Metroidvania game launched for PS5, PS4, and PC in 2021, before coming to Switch last year. It’ll finally be releasing for Xbox Series X/S on June 27, and will also be available on Game Pass for PC, console, and cloud on the same day.

Beyond that, narrative adventure title The Bookwalker launches for Game Pass on June 22 (console and PC), Nordic adventure game Bramble: The Mountain King arrives on June 27 (cloud, console, and PC), and Story of Seasons: Friends of Mineral Town arrives on June 29 (console and PC).

June’s second wave will also bleed into the early days of next month, with Arcade Paradise launching for Game Pass on July 3 (console and PC), and Sword and Fairy: Together Forever wrapping up the batch on July 5 (console and PC).