We’re back with the September Games with Gold offerings, and we’re getting two fantastic games for the Xbox 360 (and Xbox One Backward Compatibility) for free! And don’t forget, the two Xbox 360 games will be Backward Compatible on the Xbox One when they’re released!
Let’s check out what Xbox Live Gold members can snag for free in the month of September, and don’t forget to grab August’s Games with Gold before they disappear!
Earthlock: Festival of Magic – Xbox One
This westernized turn-based RPG, which in subtle ways reveals its Scandinavian origin, starts as a simple quest, but develops into a deeper journey. Play as Amon and join several unlikely heroes to save Umbra, a beautiful but harsh world that mysteriously stopped spinning thousands of cycles ago. Mix up your strategy to beat your enemies by crafting ammo and materials, harvesting elemental plants, and customizing your characters’ talent tree.
Assassin’s Creed Chronicles: China – Xbox One
September 16 – October 15 (3.25 GB)
Exact Shao Jun’s vengeance on the Chinese Emperor in stunning 16th century China with fresh 2.5D stealth gameplay:
- Witness an empire crumbles: Travel across China and its legendary landmarks. Stalk enemies from the roofs of the Forbidden City, hide in the shadows of the Great Wall, meet iconic historical figures and discover this Great Empire.
- Immerse yourself in a unique art direction: Brought to life by fusing the essence of Chinese 16th century traditional brush strokes with more contemporary, impressionistic styles, Shao Jun’s adventure will keep you awed in an evocative and truly living painting.
- Stealth in a new dimension: Assassin’s Creed Chronicles brings the thrill of being a master Assassin into 2.5D. Scout, sneak and hide to avoid detection. Fool enemies using whistles and disguises. Find your target, kill and escape.
- Experience a fast & fluid “assault course”: As in all Assassin’s Creed experiences, freedom of movement is essential. Whether you’re running from danger, timely by-passing obstacles or stealthily climbing, you will feel that you really can do anything.
- Shao Jun’s arsenal is in your hands: Should you fail to go undetected, you can always dispatch your enemies with style using Shao Jun’s empowering combat arsenal: close-combat martial arts, a powerful Kian Sword and her unique hidden Shoe blade.
- Navigate multiple planes: Switch between fore, mid and background environmental layers and choose the right path accordingly to your need: opening up new pathways, accomplishing a side-mission, grabbing hidden collectibles, or taking the quickest path to your target.
Forza Horizon – Xbox 360
September 1-15 (6.76 GB)
Where cars belong! Celebrate speed, music, and style at the Horizon Festival. From the makers of the highest-rated racing franchise of this generation, Forza Horizon combines legendary Forza authenticity with the freedom of the open road.
Mirror’s Edge – Xbox 360
September 16-30 (1.68 GB)
In a city where information is heavily monitored, where crime is just a memory, where most people have sacrificed freedom for a comfortable life, Some choose to live differently. Some. like you, are Runners, phenomenally agile messengers who deliver sensitive information for a price. You are a Runner called Faith. Murder has come to this city. And now you are being hunted.
Are you excited or disappointed about the upcoming September Games With Gold? Let us know in the comments below, or on Google+, Twitter, or Facebook which free game(s) you’re looking forward to the most!
Last Updated on September 21, 2016.