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Overview

The Xbox Live Games with Gold program offers three free games per month to users who have Xbox Live Gold accounts.

For Xbox One games there is one new game per month and they typically are available free for two months, then return to their original price. This hasn't been a consistent rule however, as on some months two games are newly made available, removing one of the games after a single month.

For Xbox 360 games there are two games per month, one coming available on the 1st, and the other on the 16th. In this case, each game is available free until the next game is available, then returning to its original price.

The promotion extends across both the Xbox 360 and the Xbox One, with different games available for each system during each month. Although users remain owners of any games downloaded through the promotion on the Xbox 360 regardless of their Xbox Live membership package, games downloaded through the Xbox One can only be played with an account linked to a Gold membership.

Current & previously available titles

Xbox One

DateGameNotes
2014/06/03Halo: Spartan Assault
2014/06/03Max: The Curse of Brotherhood
2014/07/01Guacamelee! Super Turbo Championship Edition
2014/08/01Crimson Dragon
2014/08/01Strike Suit Zero
2014/09/01Super Time Force
2014/10/01Chariot
2014/11/01Volgarr the VikingReplaced with the full version of Powerstar Golf in Germany, Russia, Korea, Japan, Taiwan, Australia, New Zealand and Brazil
2015/12/01Worms Battlegrounds
2015/01/01D4: Dark Dreams Don't Die
2015/02/01#IDARB
2015/03/01Rayman LegendsReplaced with Max: The Curse of Brotherhood in Japan
2015/04/01Child of Light
2015/04/01Pool Nation FXWas not made available in Japan
2015/05/01CastleStorm: Definitive Edition
2015/06/01Massive Chalice
2015/07/01Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag Replaced with Halo: Spartan Assault in Japan
2015/07/16So Many Me
2015/08/01Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes
2015/08/16How to Survive: Storm Warning Edition
2015/09/01The Deer God
2015/09/16Tomb Raider: Definitive EditionReplaced with Max: The Curse of Brotherhood in Japan
2015/10/01Valiant Hearts: The Great War
2015/10/16The Walking Dead: The Complete First SeasonReplaced with LocoCycle in Japan
2015/11/01Pneuma: Breath of Life
2015/11/16Knight Squad
2015/12/1The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing
2015/12/16ThiefReplaced with Max: The Curse of Brotherhood in Japan
2016/1/1Killer Instinct: Season 1 Ultra Edition
2016/1/16Zheros
2016/2/1Hand of Fate
2016/2/16Styx: Master of Shadows
2016/3/1Sherlock Holmes: Crimes and Punishments
2016/3/16Lords of the Fallen
2016/4/1The Wolf Among Us
2016/4/16Sunset Overdrive
2016/5/1Defense Grid 2 Replaced with Kalimba in Japan
2016/5/16Costume Quest 2 Replaced with SlashDash in South Africa, Singapore, and Japan.
2016/6/1Goat Simulator
2016/6/16The Crew
2016/7/1The Banner Saga 2
2016/7/16Tumblestone

Xbox 360

DateGameNotes
2013/06/10Fable III
2013/07/01Defense Grid: The Awakening
2013/07/16Assassin's Creed II
2013/08/01CrackdownReplaced with Shadowrun in Germany
2013/08/16Dead Rising 2 & Dead Rising 2: Case ZeroReplaced with Lost Planet 2 in Germany
2013/09/01Magic: The Gathering - Duels of the Planeswalkers 2013
2013/09/16Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: VegasReplaced with Banjo & Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts in South Africa
2013/10/01Might & Magic: Clash of HeroesReplaced with Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet in Brazil
2013/10/16Halo 3
2013/11/01A World of Keflings
2013/11/16Iron Brigade
2013/12/01Gears of WarReplaced with Halo Wars in Germany and Japan
2013/12/16Shoot Many Robots
2014/01/01Sleeping Dogs
2014/01/16Lara Croft and the Guardian of LightReplaced with Tomb Raider: Underworld in Brazil
2014/02/01Dead IslandReplaced with Metro 2033 in Germany
2014/02/16Toy Soldiers: Cold War
2014/03/01Sid Meier's Civilization Revolution
2014/03/16Dungeon DefendersReplaced with Banjo-Tooie in Brazil
2014/04/01Hitman: Absolution
2014/04/16Deadlight
2014/05/01Dust: An Elysian TailReplaced with The Dishwasher: Vampire Smile in Argentina
2014/05/16Saint's Row: The ThirdReplaced with Viva Piñata in Japan
2014/06/01Dark SoulsReplaced with Kameo: Elements of Power in Japan
2014/06/16Charlie Murder
2014/06/16Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition Bonus download to celebrate one-year anniversary of the Games for Gold program
2014/07/01Gotham City ImpostorsReplaced with Perfect Dark Zero in Japan, Brazil and Singapore
2014/07/16BattleBlock Theater
2014/08/01Motocross Madness
2014/08/16DishonoredReplaced with Orcs Must Die! in Turkey and Japan
2014/09/01Monaco: What's Yours Is MineReplaced with Orcs Must Die! in South Africa
Replaced with Castlevania: Harmony of Despair in Japan
Replaced with Kameo: Elements of Power in Brazil
2014/09/16Halo: ReachWas released along side Hard Corps: Uprising as a second bonus game
2014/10/01Battlefield: Bad Company 2
2014/10/16Darksiders IIReplaced with The Maw in Japan
2014/11/01Viva Piñata: Trouble in Paradise
2014/11/16Red Faction: Guerilla
2014/12/01The Raven: Legacy of a Master ThiefReplaced with 'Splosion Man in New Zealand, Japan, and Australia
2014/12/16SSX
2015/01/01MX vs. ATV AliveReplaced with Jetpac Refuelled in Japan
2015/01/16The Witcher 2: Assassins of KingsReplaced with Comic Jumper in Japan
2015/02/01Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons
2015/02/16Sniper Elite V2
2015/03/01Tomb RaiderReplaced with The Dishwasher: Vampire Smile in Japan
2015/03/16Bioshock InfiniteReplaced with Banjo-Kazooie in Slovakia.
Replaced with Perfect Dark Zero in United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia
2015/04/01Gears of War: JudgmentReplaced with Halo Wars in Japan
2015/04/01TerrariaWas not made available in Japan
2015/04/16Assassin's Creed IV: Black FlagWas not made available in Japan
2015/04/16 Army of Two: The Devil's Cartel Replaced with Joy Ride Turbo in Korea
2015/05/01Mafia IIReplaced with Mutant Storm Empire in Japan
2015/05/16F1 2013
2015/06/01Just Cause 2
2015/06/16ThiefReplaced with Hexic 2 in Japan
2015/07/01Plants Vs. Zombies Replaced with Zuma's Revenge in Korea and South Africa
2015/07/16Gears of War 3Replaced with Shadowrun in Japan
2015/08/01Metro 2033
2015/08/16Metro: Last LightReplaced with Perfect Dark Zero in Japan
2015/09/01Battlestations: PacificReplaced with Full House Poker in Japan. Replaced with Comic Jumper in Korea
2015/09/16Crysis 3
2015/10/01Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes
2015/10/16The Walking Dead: The Complete First SeasonReplaced with 'Splosion Man in Japan. Was not made available in South Africa
2015/11/01Dirt 3
2015/11/16Dungeon Siege IIIReplaced with Joy Ride Turbo in Korea and Brazil
2015/12/1CastleStorm
2015/12/16Sacred 3
2015/12/16Operation Flashpoint: Dragon Rising
2016/1/1DiRT Showdown
2016/1/16Deus Ex: Human RevolutionReplaced with Joy Ride Turbo in Japan
2016/2/1Sacred Citadel
2016/2/16Gears of War 2Replaced with Banjo-Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts in Japan and Germany
2016/3/1Supreme Commander 2
2016/3/16Borderlands
2016/4/1Dead Space
2016/4/16Saints Row IV
2016/5/1Grid 2
2016/5/16Peggle
2016/6/1Super Meat Boy
2016/6/16XCOM: Enemy Unknown Replaced with The Maw in Japan.
2016/7/1Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Vegas 2
2016/7/16Tron: Evolution

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