What you need to know
- Every month Microsoft gives Xbox Live Gold members four free games.
- In December, you can download titles like Jurassic World Evolution and Toy Story 3.
- You need an active Xbox Live Gold subscription to access Xbox One games, Xbox 360 titles are yours forever.
- You can purchase Xbox Live Gold subscription through Amazon.
Today, Microsoft announced December 2019's free Games with Gold for Xbox One and Xbox 360 owners. Starting on December 1, Insane Robots and Toy Story 3 will be free with the subscription. Then, on December 16, Jurassic World Evolution and Castlevania: Lords of Shadow - Mirror of Fate HD can be downloaded at no cost. You need an active Xbox Live membership to play the Xbox One games, but the Xbox 360 titles are yours to keep after you redeem them once. It doesn't matter if you're still an Xbox Live Gold subscriber.
According to Microsoft, December's lineup provides almost $95 in value and up to 3,585 in Gamerscore. You can read about the free games below.
Fight to the death in this unique card battler. Compete in intense one-on-one duels. Lead a riotous robot rebellion through randomly generated survival arenas. Overthrow a malevolent robot despot in the epic 15-hour single-player campaign.
Toy Story 3
In Toy Story 3, help Buzz, Woody, and the rest of the toys ensure no toy gets left behind. Dive into all new heroic adventures in Story Mode or let your imagination run wild in the exiting new open world of Toy Box Mode.
Jurassic World Evolution
Place yourself at the heart of the Jurassic franchise and build your own Jurassic World. Bioengineer dinosaurs that think, feel and react intelligently to the world around them, and face threats posed by espionage, breakouts, and devastating tropical storms in an uncertain world where life always finds a way.
Castlevania: Lords of Shadow – Mirror of Fate HD
This sequel to Castlevania: Lords of Shadow reveals the story of the Belmonts as they battle destiny across generations to discover their true fate. Trevor Belmont, Knight of the Brotherhood of Light, embarks on an epic quest to avenge his mother who was killed by his father Gabriel.
Be sure to download all four of these games next month because many of them are great experiences. Out of all of these, we would recommend playing Jurassic World Evolution and Castlevania: Lords of Shadow – Mirror of Fate HD because they're incredible titles.
Xbox Game Pass Ultimate bundles Xbox Game Pass for Xbox One, Xbox Game Pass for PC, and Xbox Live Gold into one package. The monthly subscription fee goes up to $15 a month, but you gain access to over two hundred games instantaneously.
Best of the best
It'll last you a couple of months
Xbox Game Pass gives you access to over 200 games for one monthly fee. Xbox Game Pass Ultimate also adds Xbox Live Gold to the package so you can play online with your friends.
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