Microsoft is kicking off 2018 right with five new free games available through their Games with Gold program that is for Xbox Live Gold members and include Xbox 360 and Xbox One Free games. Each month both Microsoft and Sony release free games for their current console systems, these games are only available for free for a limited time so make sure to try them out before they’re gone.
January 2018 sees the debut of two new Xbox One free games with a third that has been available since mid-december. There are two free Xbox 360 games available this month. Games are detailed below along with the dates of availability.
January 2018 – Games with Gold
Xbox One Free Games
Back to the Future: The Game 30th Anniversary – A Telltale Games, graphic adventure game originally released for the PC back in 2010. This edition was release to commemorate the film’s 30th anniversary. It includes all 5 episodes. Available: December 16 – January 15.
The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing – An action roleplaying game based on the Dracula. In the game players take on the role of the young Van Helsing, the great vampire hunter. Originally released for Windows PCs back in 2013. Available: January 1-31
Zombi – First person survival horror game where players take on the role of a human survivor during a zombie apocalypse. Originally released for the Wii U in 2012 and then Xbox One and Windows PCs in 2015. Available: January 16 – February 15.
Xbox 360 Free Games
Tomb Raider: Underworld – the eighth game in the popular action/adventure Tomb Raider series. Released in 2008 it is the direct sequel to Tomb Raider: Legend. Players assume the role of Lara Croft. Available: January 1-31.
Army of Two – Third person shooter game where two players fight through a series of missions cooperatively. Released in 2008 for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 consoles.