Microsoft Announces Games with Gold for August

Posted on July 28, 2020 by Paul Thurrott in Xbox 360, Xbox One, Xbox with 3 Comments

July has disappeared in a flash, and with August upon us, Microsoft has revealed the titles it will provide via Games with Gold next month.

Here’s what Xbox Live Gold members can expect, and when:

Portal Knights. $19.99 – Available August 1 to 31 on Xbox One

“Forge your character, craft epic weapons, and vanquish your enemies in this 3D action sandbox RPG. You and your party are the only hope for a world torn apart and terrorized by the Hollow King. Level up your hero as you explore dozens of randomly generated islands, create amazing structures, and interact with the colorful inhabitants of the land, in a quest to become the ultimate Portal Knight.”

Override: Mech City Brawl. $29.99 – Available August 16 to September 15 on Xbox One

“High-octane mech battles are delivered in a city-crushing ballad of destruction! Experience a blockbuster full-length campaign, a myriad of local and online multiplayer modes, and a cast of 12 gigantic mechs to pilot, each customizable and with their own special abilities. Tower over your opponents and lay waste to environments inspired by real life locations to become the top mech pilot. No gears, no glory!”

MX Unleashed. $14.99 – Available August 1 to 15 on Xbox One & Xbox 360

“Replay a fantastically addicting freestyle motorcycle game from the classic Xbox era. Perform stunts and tricks on huge, dangerous tracks to unlock amazing game secrets across a large variety of freestyle and supercross venues. Featuring enormous sandbox environments, this motocross game is one big off-road playground.”

Red Faction II. $14.99 – Available August 16 to 31 on Xbox One & Xbox 360

“Fight to overthrow a corrupt dictator and government in this classic first-person shooter. It has been five years since the rebellion on Mars began and the oppressed people of the commonwealth are rising up. Lead a squad of unique super-soldiers, each with their own specialized methods of destruction ranging from demolitions to gunships, to topple the crooked government and restore peace to the land.”

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Comments (3)

3 responses to “Microsoft Announces Games with Gold for August”

  1. Mike_Peluso

    Is it me or are the quality of games with gold going down? I feel like this is a real thing because MS wants to promote gamepads

  2. IanYates82

    Portal knights looks like fine. My kids and I are almost through Minecraft dungeons on the apocalypse level - still a few hours of co-op to go though. This could be a good couch co-op game for us to play next. Neat!

  3. madthinus

    To me Xbox Gold is such a great service. I will state outright, I don't play multiplayer, other than some co-op Diablo 3 ever so often. But the four free games per month is great value. I would not have bought any of these games, but I will look at two of these at least because they are free. I hope Gold stay. It is a good price vs value for me personally, considering my disposal time available to game.