Published on January 25th, 2017 | by admin
February’s Games with Gold is for Lovers, Pirates, and Force Wielders
Today, Microsoft Announced February’s Games with Gold which includes four exciting new games: two Xbox One and two Xbox 360 games that can be played through Backward Compatibility.
For Xbox One, it’s the lovely co-op space shooter, Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime followed by the stunning racing game, Project Cars Digital Edition. On Xbox 360 it’s a pair of LucasArts classics. First up will be the iconic pirate adventure game, Monkey Island 2: Special Edition, and then take a trip to the dark side of the Force with Star Wars: The Force Unleashed.
All games will be available for a limited time through Games with Gold, one of the great benefits of being an Xbox Live Gold member.
Below is the specific availability for each of February’s games:
- Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime (AU$19.95): Available from February 1-28 on Xbox One
- Project Cars Digital Edition (AU$39.95): Available from February 16-March 15 on Xbox One
- Monkey Island 2: Special Edition (AU$9.95): Available from February 1-15 on Xbox 360 & Xbox One
- Star Wars: The Force Unleashed (AU$19.95): Available from February 16-28 on Xbox 360 & Xbox One
Get ready for Valentine’s Day with Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime, starting on February 1, which hopes to win hearts with its bright, charming graphics and frantic, fast-paced gameplay. Scurry around your ship to man turrets, lasers, and other devices with up to three friends or a single, loyal space-pet in this fun-filled co-op space shooter.
Then it’s time to fasten your seatbelt on February 16 when Project Carts Digital Edition, one of the most acclaimed and realistic racing simulators, is available to play with its countless tracks, huge range of cars, career mode, and online multiplayer. The Digital Edition also contains the Limited Edition DLC upgrade that includes five legendary cars!
For the pair of classics coming to Xbox 360 and Xbox One through Backward Compatibility, Monkey Island: Special Edition is the triumphant return of Guybrush Threepwood on February 1, who aims to prove once and for all that he’s the greatest pirate who ever lived. The only thing standing in his way is the undead pirate LeChuck.
Finally, it’s time to wield absolute power as Darth Vader’s secret apprentice in Star Wars: The Force Unleashed. Use the Force to obliterate everything in your path with your devastating powers and masterful lightsaber techniques.
As always, Games with Gold is here to give gamers a mix of brand-new releases, inspiring classics, and loads of fun. Check out the full details on our Games with Gold program, and make sure you get in on the action while you can!
* Titles are available as free downloads for a limited time, for qualifying paid Xbox Live Gold members in all markets where Xbox Live is available. Some regions may offer different titles depending on market availability. See Major Nelson’s blog for additional details.
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