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Xbox Games with Gold August 2016 Out Now: Surprise Titles for Xbox One & Xbox 360

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Games with Gold August
Games with Gold August

The Xbox Games with Gold titles for the upcoming month of August have just been announced and as usual four new titles are available to play for free but only for a limited time. The news came via Xbox Live Wire and despite several predictions and rumors, the new games on the list are completely unexpected. Still, the new titles are pretty much exciting and Xbox One gamers are in a treat for four new games while Xbox 360 will get two.

For Xbox One, August will bring two fantastic titles to Games with Gold– Warriors Orochi 3 Ultimate and the blockbuster wrestling game WWE 2K16.?On the Xbox 360, Xbox Live Gold members can start the month with the critically-acclaimed?Spelunker,?and then follow that with the classic Beyond Good & Evil HD.

The games which are worth more than $120 are now totally free for Xbox Live users. Xbox One have a significant advantage to play all the four titles with the Xbox Backward Compatibility program that allows gamers to get older games on their new console.

Xbox One

Warriors Orochi 3 Ultimate will be available to Xbox One users for the whole month of August. The 2011 hack and slash video game is the fourth installment of the crossover series Warriors Orochi, a combination of the Dynasty Warriors and Samurai Warriors series. It brings characters from both franchises together to defeat Orochi, the Serpent King. With over 120 playable characters and a free, open mix-and-match party system, you?ll be able to carve up your foes any way you please.

The professional wrestling game WWE 2K16, offers the latest and most diverse of over 120 Superstars and Legends. With MyCAREER modes, where your actions influence your personality and your alliances and rivalries, you can take yourself to the top of the WWE world.

Xbox 360

The hit indie 2D platformer game Spelunky is coming on the 1st of August to Xbox 360. The player controls a spelunker who explores a series of caves while collecting treasures, saving damsels, fighting enemies and dodging traps. With each level being procedurally generated, the experience is new and different every time.

In the critically acclaimed and beloved Beyond Good & Evil HD, you play as Jade, an investigative reporter trying to uncover a sinister government conspiracy. Armed with her camera, her wits and a retractable battle staff and help from your uncle Pey?j, a pig, you try to save the planet!

Xbox Games with Gold August:

* Warriors Orochi 3 Ultimate ($59.99 ERP): Available from August 1-31 on Xbox One

* WWE 2K16 ($39.99 ERP): Available from August 16-September 15 on Xbox One

* Spelunky ($19.99 ERP): Available from August 1-15 on Xbox 360 & Xbox One

* Beyond Good & Evil HD ($9.99 ERP): Available from August 16-31 on Xbox 360 & Xbox One

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