Warhammer: Vermintide 2 is an often overlooked spiritual successor to Left 4 Dead. Behind the trappings of the renowned Warhammer franchise lies a deeply satisfying co-op experience. It's your last chance to try it for yourself without buying your own copy, as Warhammer: Vermintide 2 is the latest of the Xbox Game Pass games to slink off the subscription service in July.
Is Warhammer: Vermintide 2 worth playing before it leaves Xbox Game Pass in July?Absolutely! Vermintide II is a perfect game to slot into Xbox Game Pass, because it's easily skipped over by people who don't want to pay a premium price for a franchise game when they don't know much about the franchise. And that would be a shame, because Vermintide II is an accomplished and unique 4-player co-op shooter with surprising strategic depth thanks to some added RPG elements. It's a little repetitive in places and quite challenging, but if you have a group of four looking for their Left 4 Dead fix you could do a lot worse than Vermintide. At least give it a go!
Can I get all the achievements in Warhammer: Vermintide 2 before it leaves Xbox Game Pass in July?We're going to place our bets on "No", unless you have a lot of time on your hands and learn the ropes particularly quickly. Players are looking at 80-100 hours of game time just to clear the base game's list. Not only does the achievement list represent a long undertaking, it's also very tough and in places puts players at the whims of the RNG gods; only 67 community members have completed the full list, and the rarest achievement has a whopping 15.65 TA Ratio. You can see why by clicking on the achievement below, where FTV Leviathan has compiled a bunch of tips for the game's toughest challenges.
Warhammer: Vermintide 2 is leaving Xbox Game Pass on Wednesday, July 10th. If you don't think you're going to be done with it before it leaves Game Pass, make the most of the 20% discount while the game is still included in the subscription. You can check out the Warhammer: Vermintide 2 prices page for more information and store links.
Which games are leaving Xbox Game Pass in June and July?With news of Warhammer Vermintide 2's departure hot on the heels of our discovery that Aftercharge is leaving Xbox Game Pass too, we now have eight Xbox Game Pass games leaving in the next couple of weeks. Here they all are:
Will you be smashing through any of these games before they disappear out of your subscription?
We've got the full list of Warhammer: Vermintide 2 achievements - check the list for guides to unlocking them.
Check out our Best Xbox One First-Person Shooters Available in 2019 article for a compilation of other great games in this genre.
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