Nobody can turn down a free game. After all, if you do not like it, you can simply uninstall it once you are done. How about a free lunch? Now that is far more difficult to hunt down, so let us stick with free games for the moment. Each month, all those who have an Xbox Games with Gold subscription will be able to enjoy four free titles for a duration of time. These titles will be released at varying moments throughout the month, with two of them being made available for the Xbox One, while another two would be for Xbox 360 owners. What is in store for February 2017 when it comes to Xbox Games with Gold subscribers?
Needless to say, if you have an Xbox One, you would end up the better for it. After all, your Xbox One is backwards compatible with all Xbox 360 titles, and the reverse obviously does not apply in this situation. Let us take a look at the leaked titles that are arriving this February 2017 for Xbox Games with Gold subscribers.
Word on the street has it that the official Games with Gold February 2017 lineup would comprise the likes of Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime, Project Cars, Secret of Monkey Island 2 and Star Wars Force Unleashed. Xbox Backward Compatibility allows you to enjoy all four of these titles on your Xbox One without missing a beat, now how about that?
Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime could not arrive at a more opportune moment, taking into consideration how Valentine’s Day will happen this February 14th. Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime will be made available on February 1, and this title intends to win gamers over through the old school visual stimulation method -- by featuring bright, charming graphics that will be accompanied by frantic and fast-paced gameplay. You will have to think fast and act even faster, making your way around your ship as you man defensive devices such as turrets and lasers, among others, playing with up to a trio of friends or a single, loyal space-pet. This co-op space shooter ought to provide its fair share of fun hours.
Project Cars has been deemed to be one of the most acclaimed and realistic racing simulators when it was released. Being available for free, one can then enjoy some adrenaline pumping moments with its countless tracks, a wide number of cars to choose from, a career mode, as well as online multiplayer. The Digital Edition will be accompanied by the Limited Edition DLC upgrade that sports another five legendary cars, making this truly a game not to be missed.
Who can forget about Monkey Island 2: Special Edition? This particular game boasts of the triumphant return of Guybrush Threepwood when February 1 rolls around. In this particular title, Guybrush Threepwood intends to be living proof that he is the greatest pirate who has ever lived, and would love nothing better than getting undead pirate Lechcuk out of his way.
Star Wars VIII: The Last Jedi has already been named, and what better way than to ride on some Star Wars fever by making Star Wars Force Unleashed available to the masses? In this title, you will step over to the Dark Side of the Force, playing the role of Darth Vader’s secret apprentice. By wielding the Force in a destructive manner, you have the power to obliterate just about everything in your path -- and do not be surprised that you are a master at lightsaber duels, too.
Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime and Project Cars would be Xbox One titles, while the Xbox 360 free games would comprise of Secret of Monkey Island 2 and Star Wars Force Unleashed.