A new year means new games, especially the free games on offer for Xbox Live’s Games With Gold program.
Microsoft has announced the Xbox Live Games with Gold roster for 2016 and unfortunately the program isn’t starting the new year with a bang.
On Xbox One, players can grab Killer Instinct: Season 1 Ultra Edition, the DLC upgrade to the standard free to play version, for the entire month of January. This includes all eight fighters from the first round, sixteen accessory packs, eight extra costumes, and 1994’s Killer Instinct Classic.
From January 16 through February 15, players can download Zheros. It’s a new release that appears to be a side-scrolling beat-em-up with colorful graphics. For those who still have yet to claim last month’s games, Thief will remain available through January 15th, 2016.
On Xbox 360, Dirt Showdown will be available for the first half of the month and Deus Ex: Human Revolution from Jan. 16th- Jan. 31st. Both of these titles are already available as part of the backward compatibility program.
Microsoft recently confirmed that Deus Ex: Human Revolution- Director’s Cut and the DLC missions for the game are not yet supported for Xbox One Backwards Compatibility. However, the backwards compatibility team is currently working to resolve this as soon as possible.
What do you think of the games on offer for this month? Are you disappointed that some fairly low profile games are available for free on Xbox One? Let us know in the comments.
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