The Last Xbox Games With Gold Have Been Revealed Marking the End of an Era

Published: July 27, 2023 11:13 AM /


Games with Gold August 2023

Today marks the end of an era, as Microsoft just shared the very last batch of Xbox Games With Gold that will be distributed in August. 

Subscribers will get Inertial Drift from Pqube and Blue Fire from Graffiti Games. Both games will be made available between August 1 and August 31, and will mark the end of the Xbox Live Gold subscription service.

Here's how they're officially described if you're not familiar with them. 

Blue Fire

Evil forces have taken over the world of Penumbra. They need a warrior of light and darkness! Embark on a journey to explore temples filled with 3D platforming challenges, battle wild enemies, and go on side quests. Master the art of movement as you face increasingly challenging Void Puzzles and unlock the secrets that will save the day.

Inertial Drift

Can you master the perfect drift? Drive through a 90s retro future in this arcade racing game that leverages a unique handling model and twin-stick drift mechanices. Choose from 16 unique cars across 20 wild tracks to tear through the neon streets. Rev up your skills in single-player story move and then prove you’re the best in multiplayer.

Startin on September 2, Xbox Live Gold will go the way of the dodo, replaced by Xbox Game Pass Core, which will include over 25 games from Game Pass and also enable online multiplayer. Current subscribers will be transitioned to the new service automatically and at no additional cost.


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More Info About This Game
Learn more about Blue Fire
Game Page Blue Fire
ROBI Studios
Graffiti Games
Release Date
February 4, 2021 (Calendar)
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