August 2019 Games with Gold: Xbox adds some heavy hitters

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As always, the Xbox 360/original Xbox games below are Backward Compatible on the Xbox One once they’re available on their respective dates.

It’s that time again to find out what Microsoft has in store for Xbox Live Gold members with the August 2019 Games with Gold offerings. While most Xbox gamers should already have the two Xbox One titles, if you don’t now’s your chance to snag them for free. In case you missed them, there are still a couple of days left to get the last two titles from last month. As always, the Xbox 360/original Xbox games below are Backward Compatible on the Xbox One once they’re available on their respective dates.

Without further ado, let’s check out what the August 2019 Games with Gold Xbox is offering Xbox Live Gold members!

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Big Crown Showdown – Xbox One

July 16 – August 15 (5 GB)

Big Crown: Showdown sees friends become foes as they compete for the crown in 4-player local and online multiplayer combat, set over 3 wacky worlds full of medieval shenanigans. Avoid perilous hazards and engage in frantic fights as you attempt to knock your opponents off 15 crazy courses in the ultimate royal battle!

KEY FEATURES

  • Pick Up and Play Combat: Big Crown Showdown is an accessible and enjoyable experience for players of all ages and skill levels. The one-button combat provides a true ‘pick up and play’ experience whilst still containing enough depth for players to come back for more!
  • Non-Stop Camera: Big Crown Showdown uses a unique camera system that moves along the track in a constant motion, forcing players to keep moving forward into new challenges. There’s no time rest when the camera keeps the action going!
  • Classic Platforming: It’s not all about combat in Big Crown Showdown. The game blends chaotic combat with sections of tricky platforming, challenging players to move fast and react quickly. Every track has a number of deadly obstacles for players to avoid!

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Gears of War 4 – Xbox One

August 1 – August 31 (117.53 GB)

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A new saga begins for one of the most acclaimed video game franchises in history. After narrowly escaping an attack on their village, JD Fenix and his friends, Kait and Del, must rescue the ones they love and discover the source of a monstrous new enemy.

Never Fight Alone: Enjoy two-player co-op campaign with friends locally via split-screen or over Xbox Live. Player 2 can select either Kait or Del. Horde 3.0: Team up with four others and battle wave after wave of increasingly difficult enemies by choosing your combat class, leveling up your skills and deploying fortifications anywhere on the map. Explosive Versus Multiplayer: Compete online in new and favorite game types, all at 60fps on dedicated servers. A new visible ranking system means fairer matchmaking for social, competitive and professional players alike.

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Forza Motorsport 6 – Xbox One

August 16 – September 15 (48.57 GB)

Forza Motorsport 6 is the most beautiful and comprehensive racing game of this generation. Collect and race over 450 Forzavista cars, all with working cockpits and full damage. Master wet weather and night racing on your road to victory. Compete in epic 24-player races and Forza Race Leagues across 26 world-famous locales, all at a stunning 1080p resolution and 60 frames per second. The Forza Motorsport 6 Standard Edition includes Forza Motorsport 6, Forza Hub, and the Ten Year Anniversary Car Pack, which features 10 specially tuned and liveried cars, including the 2009 Ferrari 458 Italia, the 2014 Lamborghini Hurácan and the 2013 McLaren P1™.

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Torchlight – Xbox 360

August 1 – 15 (844.28 MB)

Torchlight is an action-roleplaying game developed by the creators of popular games Diablo and FATE. Players will choose from among three character classes, and venture from the safety of the town of Torchlight into randomly generated dungeon levels, with a huge variety of creepy monsters, endless variations of loot to find, and quests to complete. Randomized levels and an ‘endless dungeon’ unlocked after completing the main game ensure a long-lived gameplay experience.

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Castlevania: Lords of Shadow – Xbox 360

August 16 – 31 (13.32 GB)

Left as a foundling at the gates of the Brotherhood of Light convent they named him Gabriel and raised him as their own. Over the years he developed an unprecedented mastery of the fighting arts. Prone to dark moods he was deeply affected by the death of his one true love, Marie.He has now embarked on a quest at the request of the Elders of the Brotherhood to discover why the World is in chaos and within him lies a burning desire for revenge on those who took his beloved.

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Are you excited or disappointed about the upcoming August 2019 Games With Gold? Let us know which free game(s) you’re looking forward to the most in the comments below or on Google+, Twitter, or Facebook.

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