It’s that time again to find out what Microsoft has in store for Xbox Live Gold members with the June Games with Gold offerings. This month marks a first as one of the offerings is a DLC bundle for a popular MOBA. In case you missed them, there are still a few days to get the last two titles from last month. As always, the two Xbox 360 games below are Backward Compatible on the Xbox One (check out our Xbox One X review in case you missed it) once they’re available on their respective dates.
Without further ado, let’s check out what Xbox is offering Xbox Live Gold members in June!
METAL GEAR SOLID V: The Phantom Pain – Xbox One
May 16 – June 15 (30.30 GB)
Konami Digital Entertainment continues forth the ‘METAL GEAR SOLID V Experience’ with the latest chapter, METAL GEAR SOLID V: The Phantom Pain. Ushering in a new era for the franchise with cutting-edge technology powered by the Fox Engine, MGSV: The Phantom Pain, will provide players a first-rate gaming experience as they are offered tactical freedom to carry out open-world missions.
Nine years after the events of MGSV: GROUND ZEROES and the fall of Mother Base, Snake a.k.a. Big Boss, awakens from a nine year coma. The year is 1984. The Cold War serves as the backdrop as nuclear weapons continue to shape a global crisis. Driven by revenge, Snake establishes a new private army and returns to the battlefield in pursuit of the shadow group, XOF.
The METAL GEAR SOLID team continues to ambitiously explore mature themes such as the psychology of warfare and the atrocities that result from those that engage in its vicious cycle. One of the most anticipated games of the year with its open-world design, photorealistic visual fidelity and feature-rich game design, MGSV: The Phantom Pain will leave its mark as one of the hallmarks in the gaming industry for its cinematic storytelling, heavy themes, and immersive tactical gameplay.
- Open-World game design allowing players ultimate freedom on how to approach missions and overall game progression
- Fox Engine delivers photorealistic graphics, thoughtful game design and true new-generation game production quality
- Online connectivity that carries the experience beyond the consoles to other devices to augment the overall functionality and access to the game.
Assassin’s Creed Chronicles: Russia – Xbox One
June 1 – 30th (5.11 GB)
In the final chapter of the Assassin’s Creed Chronicles trilogy, you take on the role of Assassin Nikolai Orelov, who continues the ongoing battle against the Templars. Against the background of the October Revolution in the early 20th century in Russia you infiltrate the base of the Templars, steal an ancient treasure and save the princess.
SMITE Gold Bundle – Xbox One
June 16 – July 15
Get ready for SMITE, one of the most-played titles on Xbox One. Choose from over 90 gods and mythological figures, including Thor, Loki and Cerberus, and waging war between gods in epic online battles.
Exclusively for gold members, the SMITE Gold Bundle offers over $ 100 worth of free content, including twenty additional gods and over fifty bonus items such as skins, caster packages and more.
Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed – Xbox 360
June 1 – 15 (4.64 GB)
Sonic and the All-Stars cast line up on the starting grid once again to battle for supremacy in the ultimate race. It’s not just racing, it’s racing transformed! Fully Transformable vehicles which change from car to plane to boat mid race, each with their own unique gameplay. Over 20 legendary All-Stars each with their own transformable vehicle. A multitude of modes including Grand Prix, Battle Arenas and the incredible World Tour. Unleash ingenious weaponry and your character’s All-Star move to beat the opposition. Race up to ten players online, or challenge your friends in four player split screen. 16 dynamic tracks which challenge you on land, water and air. Take to the track and challenge your friends as your X360 avatar with its exclusive transformable vehicle.
LEGO Indiana Jones 2 – Xbox 360
June 16 – 30 (5.60 GB)
In LEGO® Indiana Jones™ 2: The Adventure Continues, play ALL-NEW levels from The Original Adventures and your favorite new moments from The Kingdom of the Crystal Skull… Or for the first time, create your own levels, for a true one-of-a-kind experience! New levels, vehicles and modes like 2-player split-screen, will let you build and battle your way out of trouble like never before!
Are you excited or disappointed about the upcoming June Games With Gold? What do you think about the SMITE Gold Bundle? Let us know which free game(s) you’re looking forward to the most in the comments below or on Google+, Twitter, or Facebook.