Xbox users can now download new free games
Xbox users on Xbox One and Xbox Series X have new free games to download, courtesy of Xbox Live Gold. If you’re an Xbox Live Gold subscriber, you can currently download two Xbox One games and one Xbox 360 game for free. Unfortunately, there isn’t an Xbox Series X game to sweeten the pot, but all three games are playable at the same time. both on Xbox One and Xbox Series X | S via backward compatibility. That said, you need to act fast enough to win two of those three games.
As always, these freebies are a limited time offer. Once downloaded, you can keep them and play as long as you maintain an active Xbox Live Gold subscription. If you don’t, you will lose access to those games until you re-subscribe. In other words, these are more glorified rentals than proper free downloads. And you also need to download each game in a certain window. In the case of two of these games, they will only be free to download until the middle of the month, August 15th. Meanwhile, the third and final game will be free to download until August 31, also known as the end of the month. .
Below, you can check out a trailer for each freebie, learn more about each freebie, and find more in-depth information on platforms and availability.
About: Return to an apocalyptic Earth in Darksiders III, a hack-n-slash action adventure where players assume the role of FURY in his quest to hunt down and eliminate the Seven Deadly Sins. The most unpredictable and enigmatic of the Four Horsemen, FURY must succeed where many have failed – to balance the forces now ravaging Earth. Darksiders III is the long-awaited third chapter in the critically acclaimed Darksiders franchise.
Platform: Xbox One (free until August 31)
Lost planet 3
About: The extreme and unpredictable conditions that characterized the Lost Planet series are coming back, harsher than ever. Lost Planet 3 reveals new truths about the menacing planet and the colonial history of EDN III.
Platform: Xbox 360 (free until August 15)
Rock of Ages 3: Make and Break
About: Competitive tower defense meets arcade action and winds up with the quirky humor of Team ACE’s Monty Python-esque in a giant, creative game for the ages. This time around, you can even create your own levels!
Platform: Xbox One (free until August 15)