As you may or may not already know, you can get free games every month just for having an Xbox Live Gold subscription. Usually, the Free Games With Gold offering is made up of two Xbox One games and two Xbox 360 games. The releases are staggered throughout each month, so we figured we’d put together an easy guide on which free games to expect when. We’ll be taking a look at each month’s collection, and give you a little context on each title.
We’ll be updating this page every month with the latest games that you can grab for free with an Xbox Live Gold subscription. Check back regularly to stay up to date, and to make sure you don’t miss out on any free games.
Xbox Games With Gold January 2019
Microsoft has revealed the free games that Games With Gold subscribers can pick up this month. It's a great offering, with one of the best games of 2018 being the headliner. Let's take a look.
Xbox Games With Gold January 2019 - Celeste
The little platformer that could, Celeste, will be free for Xbox One users from January 1-31. It's a tight puzzle platformer with a charming protagonist and a heartwarming message not to be missed.
Xbox Games With Gold January 2019 - WRC 6 World Rally Championship
The next game for Xbox One is the rally racing game WRC 6. You can pick it up Jan 16 - Feb 15.
Xbox Games With Gold January 2019 - Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light
Next up is the excellent adventure game Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light. It's a great co-op experience , that you can play from Jan 1 - 15 on Xbox 360 and Xbox One via Backwards compatibility.
Xbox Games With Gold January 2019 - Far Cry 2
Finally, we have Far Cry 2, which cn be picked up from Jan 16-31. It is a tough as nails survival shooter, and a completely different feel to the more recent entries in the series.
Xbox Games With Gold December 2018
You can still pick up some of the games for December 2018. It's a pretty great mix of RPGs, puzzle games and indies, so well worth a look if you're a Games With Gold subscriber.
Xbox Games With Gold December 2018 - Never Alone
The next Xbox One game is Never Alone, a charming indie developed in partnership with Alaskan Natives. It tells the tale of a young girl and an arctic fox, with gorgeous art design and enjoyable puzzle platforming. Never alone is available from Dec 16 until Jan 15.
Xbox Games With Gold December 2018 - Dragon Age II
The first Xbox 360 game on our list is Dragon Age II. It's secretly the best in the series, and a great fantasy RPG to go back to. You can pick up Dragon Age II between Dec 1 - 15.
That’s all of the Xbox Games with Gold games you can grab for free this month. We’ll keep you updated on any extras that might get thrown in, and then bring you next month’s games when they’re available.