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Q. What is this program?
A. You get two free game downloads a month. So far the release dates have been the 1st and the 16th.
Q. What games were available so far?
A. June 2013 [Bonus month]
Fable 3 | Available through: 30th | Game on Demand
Defense Grid: The Awakening | Available through: 1st-15th | Arcade
Assassins Creed 2 | Available through: 16th-31st | Game on Demand
Crackdown | Available through: 1st-15th | Games on Demand
Dead Rising 2 | Available through: 16th-31st | Games on Demand
Dead Rising 2: Case Zero | Available through: 16th-31st | Arcade
Magic 2013 | Available through: 1st-15th | Arcade
Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Vegas | Available through: 16th-30th | Games on Demand
Might Magic: Clash of Heroes | Available through: 1st-15th | Arcade
Halo 3 | Available through: 16th-31st | Game on Demand
A World of Keflings | Available through: 1st-15th | Arcade
Iron Brigade | Available through: 16th-30th | Arcade
Gears of War | Available through: 1st-15th | Games on Demand
Shoot Many Robots | Available through: 16th-31st | Arcade
Sleeping Dogs | Available through: 1st-15th | Games on Demand
Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light | Available through: 16th-30th | Arcade
Dead Island | Available through: 1st-15th | Games on Demand
Toy Soldiers: Cold War | Available through: 16th-30th | Arcade
Sid Meier’s Civilization Revolution | Available through: 1st-15th | Games on Demand
Dungeon Defenders | Available through: 16th-30th | Arcade
Q. Where can I find out what games will be free, and when?
A. Major Nelson will normally fill us in @ http://majornelson.com
The following month's games are normally announced on the last business day of the month.
In addition to Major Nelson's Blog, pretty much every major gaming news site posts them as soon as they're revealed.
Q. Is this for new or old XBL members?
A. Any Xbox Live Gold subscriber has access to these games.
Q. Can I use 48 hour/14 day trials?
A. No. These do not make you a Gold member. But you can get one month of Gold, take off auto renew, and take advantage of these perks.
Q. Is the program available in my region?
A. Depends. Games vary between regions, so check if your region is supported @ Xbox.com.
Q. Once I put this in my purchase history, is it mine forever?
A. Yes. All you need to do is "Confirm Purchase" either on your dashboard or xbox.com.
Q. If I was not able to download a game while it was free, can I still get it after the end date?
A. No. Unfortunately, the stop date is the stop date.
Q. After I download this game, can I play it offline?
Q. If I stop paying for Gold, do I keep my game?
Q. Will the program extend onto the Xbox One?
A. Yes. Sometime in 2014.
Q. How long will the program run?
A. There are no plans to stop the Games With Gold program.
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What is games with gold?
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What is games with gold?
Every game you buy comes with a bar of gold. Courtesy of our benevolent masters at Microsoft.
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Is the download tied to a gold account or to the Xbox's hard drive?
My friend has a gold account on my Xbox. I do not. If he downloads it on his profile to the jointly used Xbox, can I play the game on my profile?