It’s nearing the end of December and the event that everyone is waiting for is upon us, no it’s not Christmas but Major Nelson has released the list for what games will be available for free with Games With Gold for January 2015. Like all months these games are free to anyone with an active Xbox Gold subscription. An Xbox One game will be available for free all month and there will be two Xbox 360 games, one on the 1st through to the 16th and another from then until the end of the month.
For the Xbox One gamers will be able to pick up Season 1 of D4: Dark Dreams Don’t Die a game by Access Games and the creative mind behind Deadly Premonition. D4 is a supernatural detective game where you play as a detective who needs to travel back in time to understand and stop the murder of his wife. Using artifacts called “Momentos” it is your job to unravel the clues to find the truth. If you want to learn more about this game you can check out our review of D4: Dark Dreams Don’t Die.
On the Xbox 360 from January 1st owners of Xbox Gold will be able to purchase MX vs. ATV Alive for free. In this game you are able to race Motocross bikes and ATV’s against one another with realistic physics as you take to the dirt tracks to see who is the fastest. On the 16th The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings Enhanced Edition will become free for all to download. In The Witcher 2 you continue the story of Geralt the last of the Witchers, a group of warriors that have been trained since birth to kill monsters. This game is an action adventure game with a large vibrant world to explore.
While you’re waiting for these games to be released remember that the Games With Gold for December is still ongoing. Xbox One users can still pick up Worms Battleground and those on an Xbox 360 can download SSX until the end of the month.
What do you think of January’s games with gold? What kind of things do you think could be improved on for this year of Games with Gold?