Microsoft unwraps its January 2017 Xbox Games with Gold lineup, revealing the all the free games for 2017. Like usual, Xbox Live Gold members will get four free games, two on Xbox One and two on the older gen Xbox 360.
Xbox Gold January 2017 Games
On Xbox One, Xbox Live Gold subscribers can download the tower defence action-RPG World of Van Helsing: Deathtrap beginning January 1. Normally priced at $19.99, Neocore Games? title will be free all month long. Next, Ultra Edition of Killer Instinct Season 2 will go free from January 16 through February 15.
On Xbox 360, it is adventure time with Double Fine’s The Cave. Normally priced at $14.99, the title will become available at no cost for Xbox 360 from January 1 through January 15. Then from January 16 through January 31, you’ll be able to download the $15 comic adventure game Rayman Origins at no charge.
Also note that the Xbox 360 Games With Gold games are playable on Xbox One via the backwards compatibility. You can see the complete Games With Gold lineup for January 2017 below:
- World of Van Helsing: Deathtrap ($19.99 ERP): Available from January 1-31 on Xbox One
- Killer Instinct Season 2 Ultra Edition ($39.99 ERP): Available from January 16-February 15 on Xbox One
- The Cave ($14.99 ERP): Available from January 1-15 on Xbox 360 & Xbox One
- Rayman Origins ($14.99 ERP): Available from January 16-31 on Xbox 360 & Xbox One
Xbox Gold December Titles Still Available
As there are still a few days before January’s Xbox Games with Gold titles becomes available, make sure you grab December’s free Xbox Games with Gold titles before they return to their normal prices. You can still pick up Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition and Outlast on Xbox One and Burnout Paradise on Xbox 360 for free.
If you’re not yet an Xbox Live member, now would be a great time to pick up a subscription. You get a 12-month Gold membership for $49.99 right now, a $10 discount, reports PCMag.
Microsoft is also rolling out what it calls the biggest-ever sale this week to count down to 2017. There will be more than 350 deals in all across games and entertainment. The promo starts on December 22 so stay tuned to see a roundup of the offers.