The next set of free games has been revealed. All Xbox 360 titles are yours to keep, while the Xbox One titles can only be played while you have an active Gold membership. All titles are available on Xbox One through the backward compatibility program.
Starting off the Xbox One collection on the 1st will be Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime. This game allows up to four friends to control different parts of a spaceship through exploration and combat. Picking up on the 16th is Project CARS. This is a racing simulator like Forza, but not as forgiving.
Explore a neon galaxy in your very own battleship in LOVERS IN A DANGEROUS SPACETIME, a thrilling 1- to 4-player couch co-op adventure. Take control of turrets, lasers, shields and thrusters, using teamwork to triumph over the evil forces of Anti-Love. Deep space is a dangerous place, but you don’t have to face it alone!CO-OP GAMEPLAY Team up with up to three friends (or an AI space-pet) to man the different battle stations. All players fill important roles at all times, and nobody gets left behind.UPGRADEABLE SHIPS Find and combine powerful space-gems to customize your ship’s weapons. Each gem gives different abilities, letting you learn the right tools for every situation.SIMPLE CONTROLS, DEEP CHALLENGEControlling your spacenaut is so simple that anyone can jump in quickly, but getting all players to work together like a well-oiled machine, battling a galaxy of evil robots – that’s the tricky part.WITH LOVE FROM OUR FRIENDS Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime was lovingly supported by The Gold Egg Project, the funding arm of The Behemoth, makers of Castle Crashers Remastered and BattleBlock Theater.
Project CARS is the ultimate driver journey! The digital edition of Project CARS includes the Limited Edition upgrade DLC pack, unlocking 5 legendary cars drivable in any game mode and showcased with special one-make series within your career!• Ford GT40 Mk IV• BMW M1 Pro Car• McLaren F1• Sauber C9• Mercedes-Benz AMG C-Coupe DTM Guided, tested, and approved by a passionate community of racing fans and real-life drivers, Project CARS represents the next-generation of racing simulation as the ultimate combination of fan desire and developer expertise.Discover an unrivaled immersion fuelled by world-class graphics and handling that allows you to truly feel the road. Create a driver, pick from a huge variety of motorsports and write your own tale in a sandbox career mode. Featuring an unprecedented track roster, a ground-breaking dynamic time of day & weather system as well as deep tuning & pit stop functionality, Project CARS leaves the competition behind in the dust.
The 360 starts off with Monkey Island 2: Special Edition on the 1st. This is another remaster from the series which was previously available for free in November. If you liked that one, you’ll probably like the sequel. Next on the 16th, players can get Star Wars: The Force Unleashed. You play as Darth Vader’s apprentice, Starkiller, as he goes on destructive rampages ordered by his master.
More Pirates! More Adventure! More Monkeys! Relive the second hilarious swashbuckling misadventure of the wannabe pirate Guybrush Threepwood as he searches for the lost treasure of Big Whoop, attempts to win back the beautiful Elaine Marley and takes on the now evil zombie pirate, LeChuck! Monkey Island™ 2 Special Edition: LeChuck’s Revenge™ faithfully re-imagines the original classic in signature special edition detail. Plus, interact with the world of Monkey Island™ like never before with new direct-character controls, an interactive object highlight system, behind the scenes art viewer and creator commentary featuring the original developers of Monkey Island™ 2: LeChuck’s Revenge™!
The Star Wars saga continues in Star Wars: The Force Unleashed! Take on the role of Darth Vader’s “Secret Apprentice” in a new chapter of the saga set during the largely unexplored era between Star Wars: Episode III Revenge of the Sith and Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope. Unleash over-the-top Force powers and devastating attack combos on enemies with unique behaviors and reactions every single time you play. Metal bends like metal, wood splinters like wood, and glass shatters like glass as you unleash the Force like never before. Scour the galaxy and defeat Jedi Masters on familiar worlds, including Cloud City, and on strange new worlds, such as the junk planet Raxus Prime. Destroy all who stand in your way in your ultimate quest to do Darth Vader’s bidding. Star Wars: The Force Unleashed allows you to feel the power of the Force like never before in a brand new Star Wars story where your decisions could change the ultimate destiny of the galaxy.