August 2016 Games With Gold Posted a Little Early

Published: July 26, 2016 12:03 AM /


Games With Gold August 2016

It seems someone jumped the gun a bit by posting the August Games with Gold just a bit early. While the video is now private, we did get a quick look at a Major Nelson narrated leak of August's Games with Gold, and like every month you'll be getting two Xbox One games and two backwards compatible Xbox 360 games.

The first Xbox One game, which will be available from August 1st to the 31st is Warriors Orochi 3 Ultimate. This Dynasty Warriors spin-off sees characters from the Dynasty Warriors series, Samurai Warriors series, and other Namco published games get pulled into a dimension with each other and must team up to battle their way out of it. You can read our review of the game here.

The second Xbox One game will be available from August 16th to September 15th and it's WWE 2k16. The most recent entry in the WWE series, this game lets you take various wrestlers though an authentic system, and has a story mode that follows the entire career of Stone Cold Steve Austin. You can read our review of WWE 2k16 here.

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WWE 2k16

On the Xbox 360 side of things, you'll be getting two smaller games.

The first game will be available from August 1st to the 15th and is Spelunky. A roguelite platformer with randomized levels, Spelunky was one of the first games in the genre to really get popular. The second Xbox 360 game, which you can grab from August 16th until the 31st, is Beyond Good and Evil HD. This classic Ubisoft action-adventure game stars Jade in her quest to save children from an alien threat known as the DomZ while discovering a conspiracy involving the planet's protectors.

This also means it's your last chance to grab a couple of games. Xbox One title The Banner Saga 2 and Xbox 360 title Tron Evolution will both stop being available on July 31st, while Xbox One title Tumblestone leaves Games with Gold on August 15th.

How do you feel about these games? Excited for them? Not interested? Let us know in the comments!

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