Psychonauts 2 - Release Date, Expected Time, and Game Pass Details

Here's everything you need to know about Psychonauts 2's release this week!

By Kyle Knight

August 23, 2021

Everyone’s favorite character Raz is returning this week with the release of the hotly anticipated sequel, Psychonauts 2.

With the original Psychonauts now being over 16 years old, a sequel has been in the works since 2015’s The Game Awards.

With the wait finally almost over, here’s everything you need to know about the release of Psychonauts 2, including the expected release time and if it’s launching on Xbox Game Pass.

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What Is The Psychonauts 2 Release Date?

Double Fine Productions have confirmed that Psychonauts 2 will release on Wednesday, August 25th, 2021.

The upcoming platformer sequel will release on Steam, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X|S.

Expected Release Time – Steam, Xbox, and PlayStation

Unfortunately, an official release time schedule for Psychonauts 2 hasn’t been announced just yet. But, based on usual platform release times, we can work out the expected release time for Psychonauts 2.


Currently, the Steam Store Page for Psychonauts 2 simply states that the title will be available on August 25th. However, Steam often releases new games at 10AM PT / 5PM BST.

Make sure to check on the Steam Store Page for Psychonauts 2 to find an official countdown as we get closer to the release.


The official Microsoft Store Page for Psychonauts 2 states that the game will be available at 1AM BST. If you plan on purchasing Psychonauts 2 on either Xbox One or Series X|S, check out the store page to find the release time in your local timezone.


As for PlayStation users, the store page for Psychonauts 2 simply states that the title will be available on August 25th. However, many PlayStation titles often release at MIDNIGHT in your local region.

Is Psychonauts 2 On Xbox Game Pass?

On August 17th, Xbox revealed all of the upcoming games arriving on Game Pass this week, and yes, Psychonauts 2 is one of them.

Psychonauts 2 will be available on day one with Xbox Game Pass, and it won’t just be limited to consoles. Those who use Xbox Game Pass for PC will also be able to get their hands on the sequel on day one.

Psychonauts 2 won’t be the only smash hit title arriving to Game Pass this week either, fans will also be able to pick up the new indie thriller, Twelve Minutes. Plus, Train Sim World 2, Recompile, Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, Star Wars Battlefront II, Need For Speed Heat and Humankind.

To find out more about all of the titles arriving on Xbox Game Pass, including Psychonauts 2, head to the official Xbox News Page.

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Kyle Knight

Kyle is a Film and TV graduate from Coventry. He's a PC enthusiast with a not so enthusiastic PC and is all about triple-A titles!

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