What you need to know
- Xbox Games with Gold is an ongoing program that gifts four free games a month to Xbox Live Gold and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscribers.
- The games are of varying levels of quality, and the service in general has steadily declined in popularity over recent years.
- The Xbox Games with Gold for September have finally been revealed, showing four fresh games heading to subscribers.
- The selection includes Warhammer: Chaosbane, Mulaka, Zone of the Enders, and Samurai Showdown II.
Another month is drawing to a close, and Xbox has taken to the internet to announce Sept. 2021's batch of Xbox Games with Gold. The four games, which will be offered for free to Xbox Live Gold and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscribers, continue the long-running program that has recently fallen out of favor with the Xbox community due to its inconsistent quality. Still, four free games are four free games, and this month's selection may excite you.
The Xbox Games with Gold for Sept. 2021 are purportedly worth a combined value of $100 and 4,000 in Gamerscore, and starts with Warhammer: Chaosbane from Sept. 1 to Sept. 30. Zone of the Enders HD Collection, an Xbox 360 title, will be available from Sept. 1 until Sept. 15. Samurai Showdown II picks up where Zone of the Enders leaves off, and will be available from Sept. 16 until Sept. 30. Finally, Mulaka will be available from Sept. 16 until Oct. 15.
If you're seeking the best value proposition that includes Xbox Games with Gold, you should definitely consider Xbox Game Pass Ultimate. This subscription service includes the online multiplayer benefits of Xbox Live Gold, Xbox Games with Gold, Xbox Game Pass for both consoles and PC, and Xbox Cloud Gaming. Xbox Game Pass includes hundreds of high-quality games, and the best Xbox Game Pass games are some of the best games of the last few years.
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Zachary Boddy (They / Them) is a Staff Writer for Windows Central, primarily focused on covering the latest news in tech and gaming, the best Xbox and PC games, and the most interesting Windows and Xbox hardware. They have been gaming and writing for most of their life starting with the original Xbox, and started out as a freelancer for Windows Central and its sister sites in 2019. Now a full-fledged Staff Writer, Zachary has expanded from only writing about all things Minecraft to covering practically everything on which Windows Central is an expert, especially when it comes to Microsoft. You can find Zachary on Twitter @BoddyZachary.