The Xbox Games with Gold February 2022 games have been revealed, and next month's batch has a focus on smaller games you might not have heard of before.
Xbox Games with Gold is one of the many perks for Xbox Live Gold and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscribers, offering up four or so games every month that you can keep as long as you maintain your membership. The next set of games has been revealed -- and this month's batch gives you a chance to check out some games that may have flown under the radar.
What Are the Xbox Games with Gold February 2022 Games?
If you're looking for something new to play, the Xbox Games with Gold February 2022 games have an interesting mix of experiences! Odds are, you haven't heard of any of these games -- and you might find that one or more of them are worth checking out. Here's what to expect!
Available February 1-15, 2022
It's 2051 and the oceans have continued to rise. Jump in the shoes of an engineer named Kate who has to protect her floating city from a band of terrorists. The water can be your enemy, but it can also be your friend -- use floating oil fires and electricity to defeat your enemies, or simply dive underneath the surface and use it for cover to sneak up on the bad guys in this adventure featuring puzzles, platforming, and combat.
Broken Sword 5: The Serpent's Curse
Available February 1-28, 2022
Broken Sword 5: The Serpent's Curse is the final game in the Broken Sword franchise of adventure games, created by the same people who brought us Beyond a Steel Sky back in 2020. George Stobbart and the French journalist Nico Collard are chasing down a stolen painting amidst an ancient conspiracy -- and it's up to you to save the world from disaster. If you have a hankering for adventure games, don't forget about the recent release date announcement for Syberia: The World Before!
Band of Bugs
Available February 16-28, 2022
Band of Bugs serves as a neat introduction to tactical games. You and up to seven of your friends can hop on the board and battle it out in simple strategic battles on a colorful game board.
Aerial_Knight's Never Yield
Available February 16-March 15, 2022
Fans of parkour have plenty to look forward to with the upcoming release of Dying Light 2 and its 5+ years of content. If Dying Light has your attention, you'll definitely want to check out Aerial_Knight's Never Yield, too. This runner has you dashing through a futuristic Detroit in a short but intense experience.
What looks like the most interesting game in the Xbox Games with Gold February 2022 games? What's your favorite lesser-known indie game from the 2010s? Let us know in the comments below!