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10 Best FPS Games on Xbox Game Pass (July 2024)

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Soldier firing in a war-torn village in FPS game on Xbox Game Pass

Heads up, FPS aficionados — Xbox Game Pass has just paved the way for yet another selection of quality shooters, and yes, they’re all completely free to play on both Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S. So, if you’re a returning subscriber, or if you’re simply looking for an excuse to punch your ticket for the first time, then be sure to read on for a few quick recommendations. Here are, in our honest opinion, the five best FPS games on Xbox Game Pass this month.

10. Wolfenstein: The Old Blood

Wolfenstein: The Old Blood - Official Gameplay Trailer #1

First up, Wolfenstein: The Old Blood is a standalone prequel to Wolfenstein: The New Order. Spanning eight chapters and two interconnected stories, it focuses on intense first-person combat and an immersive narrative. Players assume the role of war hero B.J. Blazkowicz, armed with new weapons like the bolt-action rifle and grenade-launching Kampfpistole, aiming to thwart the Nazi war machine. Furthermore, the gameplay includes both thrilling action and stealth mechanics, with new abilities such as dual-wielding metal pipes for wall climbing and takedowns.

9. Far Cry 6

Far Cry 6 - Official Launch Trailer

Next, Far Cry 6 plunges players into the chaos of a modern-day guerrilla revolution on the island of Yara. Players take on the role of Dani Rojas, a local rebel fighting to overthrow the oppressive regime of dictator Antón Castillo and his son Diego. Moreover, the game offers both solo play and co-op mode, so your friends can join the battle. Furthermore, exploring Yara is a vast experience, with environments ranging from jungles and beaches to urban areas, navigable on foot, horseback, or various vehicles, including boats and Jet Skis.

8. Hell Let Loose

HELL LET LOOSE | The Eastern Front Official Trailer

Hell Let Loose is a hardcore World War II first-person shooter that puts players in massive 50v50 battles with infantry, tanks, and artillery. These epic fights happen on famous battlegrounds like Omaha Beach and Stalingrad. Players choose from 14 different roles, such as Officer, Medic, Tank Commander, and Sniper, each with historical weapons and gear. Teamwork and strategy are key, with players needing to communicate and cooperate to capture points and win the battle. The game’s maps are large and based on real WWII locations, divided into big sections for dynamic gameplay. It's all about working together. Players coordinate with their teams, make tactical decisions, and manage resources.

7. Isonzo

Isonzo - Official Launch Trailer

Isonzo is a realistic tactical multiplayer FPS set in the rugged landscapes of the Italian Front during World War I. Firstly, players engage in intense 48-player matches, where strategic thinking and teamwork are crucial. Additionally, the game allows players to choose from six distinct classes, each with unique weapons, equipment, and perks. For example, one might lead assaults with grenades, while others provide support by cutting barbed wire or manning heavy machine guns. Moreover, the flare gun system enables marking targets for artillery strikes or biplane flybys. Players can also take part in historically significant battles like the Sixth Battle of the Isonzo and the Strafexpedition, thereby immersing themselves in authentic WWI combat scenarios.

6. TheHunter: Call of the Wild

theHunter: Call of the Wild | Announcement Trailer

If you are seeking a hunting experience that feels true to life, look no further than TheHunter: Call of the Wild. This game offers an immersive open-world hunting adventure where players can dive into a single-player campaign or share the excitement with friends in multiplayer mode. With meticulously crafted environments, players can explore various regions and biomes, each teeming with unique flora and fauna. The game brings the intricacies of animal behavior to life, including dynamic weather events, a full day-night cycle, and realistic acoustics and scents carried by the wind. Additionally, players can select from a wide array of weapons, ammunition, and equipment to tailor their hunting approach.

5. Rage 2

RAGE 2 – Official Launch Trailer

Rage 2 throws players into a chaotic, dystopian world where society has collapsed. Consequently, players become Walker, the last Ranger of the wasteland, fighting against ruthless gangs and the tyrannical Authority. The game uniquely combines fast-paced shooting with an expansive open world. Furthermore, players navigate diverse environments, from jungles to deserts, using a variety of vehicles like monster trucks and gyrocopters. Additionally, combat is intense, with upgradable weapons and powerful Nanotrite abilities.

4. Roboquest

Roboquest | Official Gameplay Trailer (2020)

The core of Roboquest is its fast-paced FPS action combined with Roguelite mechanics, setting it apart in a scorched future world. The game starts with you as a rebooted Guardian, tasked with fighting through hordes of deadly robots. You can choose to embark on this mission alone or with a friend in a two-player co-op mode. The environments you traverse are randomly generated, ensuring a fresh experience with every playthrough. While battling your way through these levels, you'll pick up various upgrades and face off against powerful bosses.

3. Atomic Heart

Atomic Heart - Official Trailer #1

Atomic Heart is an action-packed first-person shooter set in a utopian world where humans once lived in harmony with robots. Now, with the impending launch of a new robot-control system, a tragic accident or perhaps a global conspiracy has caused these machines and mutant creatures to rebel. Players must step into this chaotic world, using an experimental power glove and an arsenal of advanced weaponry to combat the threats. The gameplay involves adapting your fighting style to tackle different opponents, utilizing the environment, and upgrading your equipment to stay ahead.

2. Deep Rock Galactic

Deep Rock Galactic - Gameplay Trailer

Deep Rock Galactic is a fun 1-4 player cooperative FPS where you and your friends play as tough space dwarves. Together, you explore huge cave systems filled with valuable resources and hordes of alien monsters. Everything in the game is destructible, so you can blast and dig your way to your goals. The caves are different every time you play, keeping the game fresh and exciting. Then, there are four classes to choose from: the Gunner, who uses heavy firepower; the Scout, who lights up the caves and goes ahead to check for danger; the Driller, who digs through rock quickly; and the Engineer, who sets up defenses.

1. Neon White

Neon White - Launch Trailer

The final game on our list, Neon White, mixes first-person shooting with platforming and puzzles. Players become White, an assassin from Hell sent to Heaven to hunt demons. The gameplay is fast and demands quick reflexes. Players navigate levels filled with enemies and obstacles. Speed and precision are important, with many weapons and abilities to use. Overall, Neon White offers an exciting and unique experience for fans of first-person shooters on Xbox Game Pass.

So, what’s your take? Will you be picking up any of the above five FPS games on Xbox Game Pass this month? Let us know your thoughts over on our socials here.

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