December’s Xbox Games with Gold lineup has been revealed. The lineup includes 4 games in total, 2 titles for the Xbox One and 2 that are available on Xbox 360. As usual, Xbox One owners will have access to all 4 titles due to backwards compatibility. Two of the titles are timed releases, not becoming available for download until the 16th of December. Here are the titles Xbox Live Gold subscribers can look forward to this month!
Xbox One Games:
Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition
Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition is an open world shooter set in Hong Kong about an undercover officer infiltrating the Sun on Yee Triad Organization. The Remaster Edition runs at native 1080p and features many improvements to the graphics, gameplay tweaks as well as all of the DLC. This game will be available to download December 1st – 31st.
Outlast is an first-person indie survival horror that is about a freelance investigative journalist that is sent to investigate a psychiatric hospital. Praised for its gameplay as well as its horror elements, you can expect this story-driven game to be available for download December 16th – January 15th.
Xbox 360 Games:
Outland is a 2D platform game that combines two-dimensional platforming with a polarity system and also features an online co-operative mode. You and your friends can expect to be able to download this game from December 1st – 15th!
Burnout Paradise is an open world racing game in which Players can complete in several different types of races, game modes, and more! Featuring a Day/Night cycle as well as improved mechanics to prompt the Players to earn the biggest and baddest crashes possible! Get ready to peel your tires with this game, available for download December 16th – 31st.
Playstation Plus subscribers have a lineup of games releasing as well. This includes games for the Playstation 4, Playstation 3 and the Playstation Vita. Three of the titles are timed releases, not becoming available for download until the later half of December. Here are the titles Playstation Plus subscribers can look forward to this month!
Invisible, Inc. combines rougelike gameplay with turn-based stealth tactics. The Player assumes the role of an agent handler with a heavy emphasis on stealth and espionage. Invisible, Inc. will be available for download December 6th!
Stories: Path of Destinies
In this Action RPG: Stories: Path of Destinies, the Player assumes the role of an anthropomorphic fox. Within this third-person perspective, we can craft new weapons, utilize combinations of attacks to defeat foes and much more! See what type of ending you can get within the 2nd half the PSN PLUS free game line up!
Hyper Void is a 3D tube shooter with 29 different levels containing varying weapons and enemies. Featuring different major encounters and a Hyper mode, the Player is sure to be put to the test with this blast in space! Hyper Void will be available to download December 6th!
Tiny Troopers: Joint Ops (Available on the Ps4 and Vita via cross-buy)
Tiny Troopers: Joint Ops is a arcade like shooter, filled with action and bite-sized cuteness! Take the “miniature warfare on a massive scale” around the world with varying levels, weapons and more! Tiny Troopers: Joint Ops will be available for download during the 2nd half of the PSN PLUS line-up.
Color Guardians (Available on the PS4 via cross-buy)
In this 3D side-scrolling runner type of gamplay, Color Guardians is a game features childlike graphics but also demands precision. Featuring tons of challenging fun that has the Player in constant motion, Color Guardians will be available for download December 6th.
VVVVVV is a 2D puzzle platformer that goes against the grain of most and doesn’t allow the Player to jump. The Player can instead reverse the direction of gravity, causing them to fall either up or down. Featuring varying different levels, puzzles, and more; VVVVVV will be available within the 2nd half the PSN PLUS free game line up!
That concludes the lineup of free games for console owners for the month of December. While some of the games are lesser known, they are definitely worth trying out. Best of all, they’re free (as long as you are subscribed to the respective service)! Be sure to tune in next month for our January 2017 line-up!