Games with Gold is part of Xbox Live Gold and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate. In addition to various other services, users also get a few selected games to download free of charge for a certain period of time every month. Now Microsoft has announced the free games for the month of October. TECHBOOK rates the titles.
Subscribers receive free titles every month as part of Xbox’s Games with Gold program. Microsoft is again offering free games for October.
September’s free Xbox games
In September, unlike usual, only two video games are coming to Xbox as part of “Games with Gold”. Overall, the selection is quite meager. What good are the titles?
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Availability: October 1-31, 2022
As the warrior Kara, the player is on the high seas, separated from the rest of the tribe. Stranded on a mysterious will, it is then a matter of crafting tools and weapons, finding food and exploring the surroundings.
Critics give “Windbound” a score of 65, the user rating is close at 6.2. While the visuals and atmosphere deserve praise, others complain about the island’s small size and limited game options. Normally, the game costs 19.99 euros for the Xbox.
Bomber Crew Deluxe
Availability: October 16 to November 15, 2022
In this flight sim, players must create their own bomber team. During the missions it is also important to pay attention to parameters such as fuel level and ammunition. Planning is the most important thing in this game!
The game, released in 2017, has no rating on Metacritic, but has won over 68 percent of players on Amazon. Above all, the versatile simulation technology is praised.
How to redeem the free Xbox games
If you want to download directly from the console, you will see a corresponding tile for Xbox Live Gold or Xbox Game Pass Ultimate on the Xbox home page. The games are then available for download in the corresponding period in the menu behind them.
Otherwise, the “Games with Gold” titles are also available online. The free Xbox games are then stored in the menu item of the same name. If you redeem them there using the button, you can download them directly when you log in with your Xbox. However, with both variants it is necessary to enter the credit card details, as with paid games. However, Microsoft will not issue an invoice for the game during the corresponding period.