Games with Gold: August 2016

Posted on August 1, 2016 by Paul Thurrott in Xbox, Xbox 360, Xbox One with 0 Comments

Games with Gold: August 2016

It’s that most wonderful time of the month: Time for Games with Gold! And that means another set of four free games for Xbox Live Gold subscribers, two each for Xbox One and Xbox 360.

Reminder: All Xbox 360 games in the Games for Gold promotion will work with Xbox One in compatibility mode too. So that means Xbox One users are now really getting four free games each month.

Here’s what’s free this month.

Xbox One

warrior

Warriors Orochi 3 Ultimate
Normal pricing: $59.99
Availability: August 1 to 31

Description: The WARRIORS OROCHI series is a series of tactical action games in which heroes from the DYNASTY WARRIORS and SAMURAI WARRIORS franchises work together in an effort to defeat Orochi, the Serpent King. The latest title in the series, WARRIORS OROCHI 3, features over 120 playable characters, who can be played freely in three-character teams. Themes of loyalty, betrayal, friendship and love are explored in the human drama created as these heroes clash on the field of battle.

wwe

WWE 2K16
Normal pricing: $39.99
Availability: August 16 to September 15

Description: The undisputed champion of wrestling games returns with the biggest roster in WWE games history and the “Texas Rattlesnake” Stone Cold Steve Austin as its Cover Superstar! Play as your favorite Superstars from the past, present and future and experience the most authentic, comprehensive, in-your-face WWE video game of all-time!

Xbox 360

spelunky

Spelunky
Normal pricing: $19.99
Availability: August 1 to 15

Description: Spelunky is a unique platformer with randomized levels that offer a new and challenging experience each time you play! Journey deep underground and explore fantastic places filled with monsters, traps, and treasure. Fully-destructible environments open up lots of strategies and make it a blast to master the game’s many secrets.

bge

Beyond Good & Evil HD
Normal pricing: $9.99
Availability: August 16 to 31

Description: Beyond Good & Evil, the award-winning action-adventure game is back! This time play through this innovative thriller in full high-definition graphics. Play as Jade, a young investigative reporter, and expose a terrible government conspiracy. It is up to you and your loyal pig friend Pey’j to save your planet and its inhabitants.