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Xbox Games with Gold August 2021: Darksiders, Lost Planet, more

Good month.

Xbox Games with Gold August 2021 freebies were today detailed by Microsoft and include games across the original Xbox 360 and Xbox One.

As always, the four new games this month are joined by one returning title from July 2021, all available at no additional cost to those who are subscribed to Xbox Live Gold or Xbox Game Pass Ultimate.

Subscribers should also remember that original Xbox, Xbox 360 and Xbox One titles available as part of the program are backwards compatible (or delievered through Smart Delivery) on Xbox Series S & X.

The TL;DR? If you’ve got an Xbox 360, you can play those Xbox and Xbox 360 games on the console. If you’ve an Xbox One, you can play Xbox, Xbox 360 and Xbox One titles. An Xbox Series S or X can play anything detailed below. Got all that?

Xbox & Xbox 360

Xbox One | Xbox Series S & X

You might be able to sneak in a couple of July 2021’s Xbox Games with Gold free titles if you’re quick.

What do you make of August’s offerings?


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