It's a brand-new year, so it means Xbox Live Gold subscribers will finally receive new set of free games again. Every month, Microsoft is giving free titles for Xbox owners who have Gold passes. Now, we'll give the list of free games available for this month of January.
Before we give the list of free games, it is interesting to note that all Xbox 360 games for Gold promotion are now guaranteed to work on Xbox One. In order words, Xbox One users can have four games each month.
Here are the free titles this month for Xbox One:
Market pirce: $39.99
Availability: January 1 to 31
Description: Killer Instinct: Season 1 is the latest iteration of the fighting game series that have action-filled gameplay. The players can make combo attacks and flash hits while fighting. The game traditionally has one playable character, but Gold subscribers can have the Ultra Edition, which grants instant access to all eight Season One character. Moreover, the premium edition offers 16 additional character accessories and eight costumes.
Market price: $19.99
Availability: January 16 to February 15
Description: The game's core gameplay are beating up enemies with bunch of clever combos, searching down secret basements, and some light platforming. The setting of the game is at beautiful and futuristic universe.
The futuristic-themed game is a cooperative action brawler that lets players stomp out opposing forces with combos, guns and towering mechanical armor.
On other hand, here are the Xbox360 games:
Market price: $14.99
Availability: January 1 to 15
Description: The rally-racing game puts players behind the wheels of a wide variety of cars and trucks in a whole mess of drifting and demolition modes. In every race, players can have a chance to win money for higher difficulty levels, more events, and deeper challenges.
A serious off-road racing fan will definitely enjoy the DiRT Showdown. The game offers plenty of stuff for those who are looking for little crazy racing events like "Hard Target," where a player starts at the center of an arena with cars trying to destroy each other. Moreover, "Trick Rush," is interesting mode in the game. It is a Tony Hawk-like mode where players must complete a series of tricks with their car in order to earn points.
Deus Ex: Human Revolution
Market price: $14.99
Availability: January 16 to 31
Description: The gamers will play as Adam Jensen - a security expert who gets trapped in a explosion and most of his body parts are replaced with cybernetic organs. With these robot-like body parts, it turns him into a sort of superhuman. But as a price, Adam always struggle with his connection to the humanity.
The game is hugely open in terms of how player will approach it; they can choose a wide variety of missions in the game.