It's a brand-new year, so it means Xbox Live subscribers will receive free games again, courtesy of Microsoft's Gold promotion. Now, we'll you give the list of free games available this month of January and game predictions for February.
Here's the list of free Xbox Live games this month.
Market Price: $39.99
Game availability: January 1 to 31
The game is the latest version of the fighting-game franchise. Killer Instinct has a unique set of character combos, flashes and styles. The game usually comes with just one playable character, but the Xbox Live Gold subscribers can have instant access to all eight Season One characters, 16 additional character accessory packs and eight additional costumes. Not only that, gamers can have a playable version of Killer Instinct Classic from 1994.
Market Price: $19.99
Game Availability: January 16 to February 15
Prepare to experience action-packed fights in a sci-fi setting. The game features beautiful and galactic world with brightly colored graphics. Zheros is a cooperative action game that lets players beat opposing characters using guns, combos and cool gadgets.
Market Price: $14.99
Game Availability: January 1 to 15
This sports-racing game puts players behind rally cars in a whole mess of racing demolition. The game offers free-roaming stunt parks and demolition derby events. Racing matches are set in iconic locations around the world like Miami, London, San Francisco, Tokyo and many more.
Market Price: $14.99
Game Availability: January 16 to 31
The game is a unique combination of action-filled adventure and RPG. It has a perfect mix of combat, stealth, hacking, and social game-play. Players can also explore an open-ended world where there are always multiple solutions to every challenge, but expect there is a consequence for every choice. Players are free to choose their adventure.
The Xbox Live Games with Gold service is quite excellent. For a relatively small yearly subscription fee, subscribers can play games online and have access to a library of impressive titles. Every month, Microsoft is giving two games on each platform ---Xbox One and Xbox 360. The games do not disappear in the subscribers' console until they unsubscribe from the program.
As for the February game predictions, expect the company to offer a bunch of big blockbuster games with mediocre titles or small indies. Some of the best games that the program offered are Halo 5: Guardians, Rise of the Tomb Raider, and Forza Motorsport 6.
For now, Zheros is the only game that will last until February. Stay tuned with Gospel Herald for more updates about free Xbox Live games.