Goat Simulator and XCOM part of Xbox Games with Gold birthday celebrations
Yesterday, Xbox announced that June marks the third birthday of their Games with Gold program. To celebrate, Xbox Live subscribers will be getting 4 great titles coming to Games with Gold. If you are an Xbox Live subscriber, you will get Goat Simulator, and The Crew on Xbox One. Also, because of backward compatibility, Xbox One and Xbox 360 Live subscribers will also get Super Meat Boy, and XCOM: Enemy Unknown.
Goat Simulator will be added to the Games with gold line-up from June 1 - 30, on Xbox One. It will free to Xbox Live subscribers, with a normal price of $9.99. This game is all about destroying everything you can as a goat, a game you can play with friends.
Next, The Crew will be available from June 16 - July 15, also free to subscribers. The normal price for The Crew is $29.99. In this driving game, you can connect online and drive with your friends in an open-world of the United States.
Super Meat Boy will also be available from June 1 - 30, on Xbox 360 and Xbox One with backward compatibility. It will be free during the celebration, but normally costs $14.99. This is an Indie platformer game you won’t want to miss.
Finally, XCOM: Enemy Unknown will be joining the Games with Gold on Xbox 360 and Xbox One. You can download XCOM: Enemy Unknown for free from June 16 - 30. XCOM: Enemy Unknown normally costs $39.99. In this turn based strategy, you will be challenged as you lead your squad to fight aliens.
Xbox Games with Gold has been around since June 2013, since they gave out their first game, Fable III, on Xbox 360. Defense Grid was the first game to come out on Xbox one, in the following month. Since Games with Gold started in June 2013, Xbox has given out 120 games to Xbox Live subscribers, according to this list on TekRevue.
Games with Gold third birthday celebration has some great games heading your way. With a combined retail value of over $94, June is going to be a good month for getting free games. All you have to do is be an Xbox Live subscriber, and you will be able to download these games on the dates listed. But they are only available for a limited time, so don’t miss out!