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Xbox Games with Gold January 2021

Lots of games on offer!

Xbox Games with Gold January 2021 free titles have today been detailed by Microsoft. This month’s offering includes two titles on Xbox One or Xbox Series S & X alongside two Xbox and Xbox 360 backwards compatibile titles.

The four new games are joined by one returning title from December 2020, all available at no additional cost to those who are subscribed to Xbox Live Gold or Xbox Game Pass Ultimate.

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. If you’ve got an Xbox 360, you can play those games on the console, and if you’ve an Xbox One, you can play Xbox One and Xbox 360 titles. Got all that?


  • Breakdown: 16-31 January

Xbox 360

  • The King of Fighters XIII: 1-15 January

Xbox One | Xbox Series S & X

  • Bleed 2: 16 December to 15 January 2021
  • Little Nightmares: 1-31 January
  • Dead Rising: 16 January to 15 February

You might be able to sneak in a couple of December 2020’s Xbox Games with Gold free titles if you’re quick.

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