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Free Video Games For Xbox One, Xbox 360 Are Now Available

By Joseph St. James. , Feb 02, 2017 12:30 PM EST
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Starting on Feb. 1, 2017, Xbox Live Gold members can get their own copies of a number of video games for Xbox One and Xbox 350 for free. Microsoft is restoring its Gold Program for the benefit of the fans. It comes even after the software giant experienced falling revenues last month.

This Free Offering Is Part Of Microsoft's Gold Program

A set of exciting selections for Xbox One and Xbox 360 is now being offered for free as part of the company's Gold Program. For one month, Xbox One owners can enjoy playing Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime. This video game is a 1-4 player couch co-op action space shooter. Its setting is inside a huge battleship.

They can also get Killer Instinct Season 2 for free, a January holdover, but only until Feb. 15, 2017. It is the sequel to the original with the same title and is a fighting video game. Those who own Xbox 360 can play Monkey Island 2: Special Edition also for free but only up to Feb. 15. This video game is the second sequel of the series and is about Guybrush Threepwoo, a wannabe pirate.

All Four Titles Offered For Free Were Well-Received By Gamers

Microsoft will also release Project Cars on Feb. 16 for free On Xbox One. It is a motorsports racing simulator originally released in May 2015. Meanwhile, Xbox 360 owners will get Star Wars: The Force Unleashed without any charge. This is a third-person action game where the character uses the Force and a lightsaber as his weapons. All four titles enjoyed success upon their release. They have captured the hearts and minds of many players in the gaming community.

Those who have spent considerable time in the video gaming industry consider this season as a slow period for video games. But with these free offers from Microsoft, the gaming industry would somehow experience a boost. In addition, gamers who will take advantage of these free games will be able to save up to $75.

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