Though consoles offer a unique gaming experience, the only problem is that the games are expensive. If you have an Xbox 360 or Xbox One, then the thought of subscribing to the Xbox Live Gold program must have crossed your mind, if you haven’t already.
In case you don’t know, Xbox Live Gold is a premium service for Xbox 360 and Xbox One users with which they can play a plethora of multiplayer games online. But the one feature that people love the most of the service is the games that are available for free to download. Though the latest games are not available for download, mostly these are the ones that were quite popular when they came out.
Here is a list of some amazing Xbox Gold games that have been available for download for free.
#1. Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag
Offered: April 2015
Back in the day, Black Flag was counted among the best looking games on the gaming console. Some may not find the story of this game too amusing, but the pirate experience was really something that kept players engaged. One of the first major AAA games to be offered as Xbox Gold games, it was also among the first ones available for download on both Xbox gaming consoles, One and 360.
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#2. Tomb Raider
Offered: March 2015
Tomb Raider was one of the best games released in 2013, and being made available for free in March in 2015 came as a surprise to many gamers. However, many were also left upset as the game was only available on 360 but not on Xbox One, the superior version.
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#3. Sleeping Dogs
Offered: January 2014
Before there was Tomb Raider, there was Sleeping Dogs, which though many may consider a dull alternative to the Grand Theft Auto games, is definitely worth the money. However, Xbox 360 users with Live Gold subscription hit the jackpot in early 2014 when it was made available for free for their consoles.
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Offered: August 2014
When it was released back in 2012, dishonored took the gaming world by storm and bagged several 'Game of the Year' awards. So, no one was expecting it to reach Xbox Games with Gold any time in the coming years. It is unarguably among the fan-favorite games that have been made available for free on the service.
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#5. Assassin's Creed III
Offered: June 2017
There is no denying the fact that Assassin’s Creed games developed by Ubisoft Montreal are a rage among gamers, and the same was delighted to see this fifth major installment in the series available free on gold. It is still counted among the best Xbox Games with Gold available for free ever.
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If it is not for the myriad multiplayer games you can play with Xbox Gold or the ones you can download for free every month; you can also subscribe to the premium service for the amazing deals and 50 percent to 75 percent discounts it offers on games from time to time.
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