Thursday, December 20, 2018

Xbox Live Gold Free Games for January 2019

January 2019 will bring free games like Celeste and Far Cry 2 to all Xbox Live Gold subscribers.

In the entirety of 2018, Microsoft Studios did their best to treat the Xbox community who subscribed to their paid subscription service Xbox Live Gold with loads of good games from recent years to decade old titles and overall, they did a fine job.

A few days ahead of 2019, they now announces lineup of free games for next month and as usual, two of them are on Xbox One while the other two is made available on current consoles from Xbox 360 through backward compatibility.

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Xbox Live Gold Free Games for January 2019

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We could take a look at Games with Gold lineup for Xbox One on January 2019 before diving deep into more details.




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Celeste
The indie single-player platformer title that has astounded everyone by winning at The Game Awards 2018 on Best Independent Game category, Celeste from Matt Makes Games makes the first pick for January and that is ending the year on a high note.

It will take you on a personal quest of Madeline as she starts climbing the Celeste Mountain and numerous obstacles on her way. This narrative-driven game received critical acclaim for creatively exploring the inner conflict of the main character.

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Celeste on Xbox Live Gold Free Games

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WRC 6 FIA World Rally Championship
Unlike every other popular racing game title where your car make a difference because you are on a track, WRC 6 sends you on a rally where your driving skills are the only thing that will stand out and make you a winner among the crowd.

If you think that is the only thing you have to deal with and you got it covered, then you will be wrong. Your skills will be put to test with fog, mud or even punctured tires in 11 different stages. It has a local split-screen multiplayer to maximize the competitive experience.

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WRC 6 on Xbox Live Gold Free Games

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Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light
Despite bonging to the Tomb Raider series, the 2010 action-adventure game from Crystal Dynamics and Square Enix doesn't carry the brand name but does live up to the mark. Guardian of Light was received well both commercially and critically upon release.

Though designed to play co-op alongside an ancient Mayan warrior named Totec to stop the evil spirit Xolotl by imprisoning the creature in the Mirror of Smoke, players can go solo with campaign mode as Lara without an assist as well.

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Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light on Xbox Live Gold Free Games

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Far Cry 2
With the recent announcement of Far Cry New Dawn, you can relive the magic of an early title and so, we are down with the first ever sequel of the award-winning franchise of open world first-person shooter from developer/publisher Ubisoft.

Experience how a game from a decade ago has an impressive visual and a system where every action you take as a mercenary on a mission to take down the mysterious arms dealer "The Jackal" in a war-torn Africa will affect the endgame of the title.

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Far Cry 2 on Xbox Live Gold Free Games

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Xbox Live Gold is practically giving you $104.96 worth of free games up against your valued monthly membership. So, become a subscriber today to enjoy such exciting games on your Xbox consoles if you haven't already.

Also, don't miss out the ever expanding catalog of Xbox Game Pass, where you can find games like Ashen, Forza Horizon 4, Mortal Kombat X and Sea of Thieves with a 14-Day Free Trial. Recently, Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice, Life is Strange and Shadow Warrior 2 has joined the fray as well.