Last month, Microsoft promised to offer up two games for the Xbox One each month as a thank you to fans. August sees two new Games with Gold offerings for the Xbox One as well as two more for the Xbox 360. Even if you don’t have a 360, you should be snagging them on the off chance they become backwards compatible later on!
Let’s check out what Xbox Live Gold members can snag for free this month!
Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes – Xbox One
August 1-31 (4.79 GB)
World-renowned Kojima Productions showcases the latest masterpiece in the METAL GEAR SOLID franchise with METAL GEAR SOLID V: GROUND ZEROES. METAL GEAR SOLID V: GROUND ZEROES is the first segment of the ‘Metal Gear Solid V Experience’ and prologue to the larger second segment, METAL GEAR SOLID V: THE PHANTOM PAIN launching thereafter. MGSV: GROUND ZEROES gives gamers the opportunity to get a taste of the world-class production’s unparalleled visual presentation and gameplay before the release of the main game. It also provides an opportunity for those who have never played a Kojima Productions game, and veterans alike, to gain familiarity with the radical new game design and unparalleled style of presentation. Kojima Productions once again raises the bar with the FOX Engine offering incredible graphic fidelity and the introduction of open world game design in the Metal Gear Solid universe. This is the experience that core gamers have been waiting for.
How To Survive: Storm Warning Edition – Xbox One
August 16 – September 15 (3 GB)
A complete edition including the original crafting survival zombie nightmare plus 6 additional thrilling DLCs. How to Survive now is more fun and tougher than ever. Survive on a zombie infested archipelago, fulfill your basic needs of food, water and shelter while facing natural and unnatural threats. – An eccentric survival guide will teach you to craft dozens of weapons and tools: from fishing rods or bows, to chainsaws or explosives. – 7 islands filled with exuberant flora and fauna.
Metro 2033 – Xbox 360
August 1-15 (5.42 GB)
Set in the shattered subway of a post apocalyptic Moscow, Metro 2033 is a story of intensive underground survival where the fate of mankind rests in your hands. Based on the internationally bestselling novel series by Dmitry Glukhovsky.
Metro: Last Light – Xbox 360
August 16-31 (7.32 GB)
It is the year 2034. Beneath the ruins of post-apocalyptic Moscow, in the tunnels of the Metro, the remnants of mankind are besieged by deadly threats from outside – and within. Mutants stalk the catacombs beneath the desolate surface, and hunt amidst the poisoned skies above. But rather than stand united, the station-cities of the Metro are locked in a struggle for the military vaults of D6 – a gigantic bunker complex rumored to contain food, medicine, weapons… and maybe more. A civil war is stirring that could wipe humanity from the face of the earth forever. As Artyom, burdened by guilt but driven by hope, you hold the key to our survival – the last light in our darkest hour…