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. June’s Games with Gold lineup has been announced with NHL19, Portal, Rivals of Aether and Earth Defense Force 2017.
EA Sports NHL19
Available free from 01 June to 30 June 2019
Originally released on 14/09/2018 developed by EA Vancouver and published by Electronic Arts
Rise from the ponds to the pros in EA Sports NHL 19. It’s playoffs season and there is no better time to play this exciting sports title. Build your player from the ground up and compete against over 200 hockey greats in a gameplay system that delivers explosive-edge skating, responsiveness, and jaw-dropping hits.
Rivals of Aether
Available free from 16 June to 15 July 2019
Originally released on 23/08/2017 developed and published by Dan Fornace
Summon the power of the four elements: Fire, Water, Air, and Earth to battle your opponents in Rivals of Aether. Unravel the mystery of the planet in Story mode, band with friends in Abyss mode or test your skills against other players online. Skills and tactics are key in this electrifying platform fighter.
Portal: Still Alive
Available free from 01 June to 15 June 2019
Originally released on 23/06/2010 developed and published by Valve
The ever popular and darkly comedic Portal: Still Alive is coming your way… with cake! Using Aperture Science’s portal technology, break the laws of physics and solve brain-bending puzzles to escape the sinister laboratory you are trapped in. Manipulate your environment and experience hours of fun with the classic award-winning first-person campaign.
Earth Defense Force 2017
Available free from 16 May to 31 May 2019
Originally released on 07/12/2010 developed by SANDLOT and published by D3 Publisher
Defeat the Ravager armada in Earth Defense Force 2017. For four years, the population knew alien invaders were coming, so the Earth Defense Force was created to stop them. Now is that time. Annihilate swarms of enemies, some 20 stories tall, using your reconnaissance, infantry, and special ops forces. With all manner of weapons and vehicles at your disposal, defend the planet at all costs.