For the low price of $79.95 per year, Xbox Live Gold membership gives you $1000 in free games, including backward compatible Xbox 360 games for the Xbox One. That is amazing value considering the caliber of some of the games that become available. August’s amazing Games with Gold lineup has been announced with Inside, Big Crown: Showdown, Castlevania: Symphony of the Night and Meet the Robinsons. If you haven’t done so already, you definitely should upgrade to the Xbox Game Pass Ultimate plan for all the benefits of Xbox Live Gold, plus over 100 console and PC games as part of Xbox Game Pass.
Gears of War 4
Available free from 01 August to 31 August 2019
Originally released on 10/10/2016 developed by The Coalition and published by Microsoft Studios
After narrowly escaping an attack on their village, JD Fenix and his friends, Kait and Del, must rescue the ones they love and discover the source of a monstrous new enemy. Get yourself pumped for Gears 5 which releases September 10, 2019. Completing achievements in Gears of War 4 can unlock character skins and other items for Gears 5. Check out how to do this via the Road to Gears 5.
Forza Motorsport 6
Available free from 16 August to 15 September 2019
Originally released on 15/09/2015 developed by Turn 10 Studios and published by Microsoft Studios
Forza Motorsport 6 is the most beautiful and comprehensive racing game of this generation. Collect and race over 450 Forzavista cars, all with working cockpits and full damage. Master wet weather and night racing on your road to victory. Compete in epic 24-player races and Forza Race Leagues across 26 world-famous locales, all at a stunning 1080p resolution and 60 frames per second.
Available free from 01 August to 15 August 2019
Originally released on 09/03/2011 developed and published by Runic Games
Torchlight is an action-roleplaying game where you’ll adventure through randomized dungeons, gathering powerful artifacts, slaying hordes of monsters, and learning new and devastating skills. Can you uncover the secrets buried beneath Torchlight?
Castlevania: Lords of Shadows
Available free from 16 August to 31 August 2019
Originally released on 05/10/2010 developed by Mercury Steam Entertainment and published by Konami
Left as a foundling at the gates of the Brotherhood of Light convent they named him Gabriel and raised him as their own. Over the years he developed an unprecedented mastery of the fighting arts. Prone to dark moods he was deeply affected by the death of his one true love, Marie.He has now embarked on a quest at the request of the Elders of the Brotherhood to discover why the World is in chaos and within him lies a burning desire for revenge on those who took his beloved.