Xbox has announced the next line of free games for Xbox Live Gold and Game Pass Ultimate subscribers. Windbound and Bomber Crew Deluxe Edition can be picked up for free in October. This is the first month that the Games With Gold lineup does not include original Xbox or Xbox 360 games. Unfortunately, that means the lineup for October and seemingly future months only includes two games.
Although Microsoft announced this change months ago, it’s still a bit of a shame to see Games with Gold freebies reduced from four to two each month, especially since backward compatible titles were often more exciting than Xbox One games.
Throughout the month, subscribers will be able to enter Windbound, an adventure game set on the Forbidden Islands. In order for Kara to survive and thrive on this mysterious chain of islands, she must roam the lands in search of resources, craft weapons, and even build a makeshift ship to sail the seas. With harsh elements and an assortment of fantastical creatures roaming the lands, the Forbidden Islands is a dangerous yet beautiful sandbox. Windbound was released in 2020 to mixed reviews, but anyone who loves survival and adventure games should give it a try.
From October 16, members can claim Deluxe Edition Bomber Crew, a strategy simulation set during World War II. As the commander of a bomber crew (of course), it’s up to you to choose the right team members, prepare your bomber, and most importantly, manage your resources and delegate tasks during the mission. . Each crew member is procedurally generated and has their own unique traits. You can’t get too attached, though, as Bomber Crew features permadeath. With colorful cartoony visuals and light-hearted dialogue, Bomber Crew doesn’t take itself too seriously. Unlike many WWII games, Bomber Crew is appropriate for kids, so it will be a good game for your young ones to try out next month.
Xbox Games with Gold free games october 2022
- Windbound (October 1-31)
- Bomber Crew Deluxe Edition (October 16 to November 15)
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