4 Free Xbox Games with Gold for August


Following the unveiling of the company’s new Xbox One X, the Project Scorpio gaming console which will go on sale in November for $499, Microsoft has revealed the four games that’ll be made available to its Xbox Live Gold members in August.

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Xbox Live Gold members gain access to these four games for free as part of the Games with Gold program.

Two games each have been announced for Xbox 360 and Xbox One but due to Backward Compatibility, Xbox One owners can also download and play the games being released for Xbox 360.

So, for Xbox One owners, there are four titles to play this May while Xbox 360 just get their hands on two.

“It’s time to harvest some great titles this August thanks to another stellar Games with Gold lineup,” the company stated.

Free Xbox Games for August

The Games with Gold for August offers up to $90 worth of games for free for Xbox Live Gold members.


  • Slime Rancher (Xbox One)
  • Trials Fusion (Xbox One)
  • Bayonetta  (Xbox 360; Backwards compatibility on Xbox One)
  • Red Faction: Armageddon  (Xbox 360; Backwards compatibility on Xbox One)

Slime Rancher will be available exclusively on Xbox One from August 1 to August 31 and Trials Fusion will be available from August 16 to September 15.

Enjoy the world of Beatrix LeBeau and live as a rancher — it’s not easy — in Slime Rancher and get ready to pull out your card of tricks and pull off insane stunts in Trials Fusion.

Bayonetta will be available on Xbox 360 and Xbox One from August 1 to August 15 and Red Faction: Armageddon will be available from August 16 to August 31.

Feel the need for some action? Try the magical powers and deadly weapons in Bayonetta and if you’re looking to for intergalactic heroic fame, here is your chance to save Mars in Red Faction: Armageddon.

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