This months announcement has been made, Games With Gold March 2016’s lineup is out. 2 Games for the Xbox One and 2 for the Xbox 360. And If Microsoft’s promise holds true then the Xbox 360 games should be backwards compatible and available on the Xbox One system. Remember you will need an active Xbox Live subscription in order to download these free games.
Games with Gold – Xbox One
The first game is Sherlock Holmes : Crimes and Punishment. Available for the whole month of March (March 1st – 31st). This will be your chance to step in to the shoes of one the worlds most intelligent detectives. Crimes and punishments gives you great freedom to explore the leads you wish to pursue and chase down the suspects which you believe to be the culprits. Be careful in your deductions however, false accusations can have very bad consequences. Download size 12.45GB.
Secondly we have Lords of the Fallen. Available (March 16th – April 15th). The world is fear as the demonic Rhogar Legion returns from the dark realm to reclaim power over humanity. Humans have turned to the most unlikely of heroes, Harkyn a convicted sinner cast aside by society has been chosen to defend the realm and must travel to the source of the darkness to save mankind. Lords of the Fallen is an all action RPG. Choosing your class, your weapons, your armor and your skill set will determine how you play and if you survive. Download size 5.95GB.
Games with Gold – Xbox 360
Firstly we have Supreme Commander 2, A real time strategy game developed by Gas Powered Games, First released in 2010. Supreme Commander 2 offers game play similar to that of command and conquer. It follows the basic rules of RTS games, collect the limited resources on the map, build structures to build units and improve troops and crush the enemy. Supreme Commander 2 offers both Single player story mode and a multiplayer skirmish mode to try and get the better of friends or random human opponents. Available (March 1st – 15th). Download size 2.02GB.
Secondly we have the original Borderlands game, A first person shoot with added RPG elements, Borderlands was mainly described as a Role Playing Shooter title. Unlike games such as Call of Duty, Battlefield etc. Borderlands has more of a fun element to it. Its cartoony style graphics and wacky weapons as well as some very weird NPCs gives this a more easy feel to the game, however its bloody violence contradicts that a little bit giving the game a Mature rating. Borderlands is Available (March 16th – 31st). Download size 3.3GB.
Remember that the Xbox 360 games will be backwards compatible and available on the Xbox One. So for you Xbox one owners 4 free games will be at your fingertips in March.