Rockers, we are less than a month away from the biggest gaming convention in North America where developers from all over the world will converge to show off the projects that they have been working hard on over the last few years. With E3 2017 within arm’s reach, gamers from around the world have started to speculate which of their favorite franchises will be shown at the event or leaked days prior. Arguably, E3 2017 is the most important E3 in recent memory due to the gaming communities’ uncertainty over the latest generation of consoles. Eyes turn primarily to Microsoft and Nintendo, who still have a lot to prove with a lack of exclusive big name titles under their helm. June 2017’s Games with Gold might just be one way Microsoft looks to sweeten their membership program.
Announced earlier this week by Major Nelson, June 2017’s Games with Gold offer will offer five deals to Xbox Live Gold members compared to the usual four. Three out of the five offers might see a sequel announced for their franchise at this upcoming E3 or have one in the works within coming years.
Starting on June 1st, Xbox Live Gold members can download Speedrunners (14.99 ESP) for free until June 30th. Speedrunners is an indie title that has players running through levels gathering gear and challenging their friends to see who is the fastest. Will you obtain Flash or Quick Silver levels of speed or will you be left in the dust of your friends and adversaries? Starting on June 16th, members can download Ubisoft’s Watchdogs (29.99 ESP) for free until July 15th. Hack your way through the city to track down those who wronged your family and deal justice in your own unique fashion. Although the first Watchdogs is often considered the worse of the two Watchdogs titles, it is still an interesting adventure that will provide you with hours of entertainment. If you have not yet picked up, Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris there is still time; you have until June 16th otherwise it will no longer be free.
Xbox One and Xbox 360 Gold members will have an adventure based summer with the Xbox 360 Games with Gold offer. Starting on June 1st, Assassin’s Creed III (19.99 ESP) for free until June 16th, At this year’s E3, Ubisoft will show off what is to come next in the Assassin’s Creed franchise and many faithful assassins wait for the unveiling of the next installment. Assassin’s Creed III features a native American named Connor who seeks justice for his tribe but realized that there is so much more going on. Help Connor as he works with the Colonists to fight against the English and the Templars. Starting on June 16th, gold members can download Dragon Age: Origins (14.99 ESP) for free until July 1st. Create your own character and become a gray warden as you fight against the forces of evil in Bioware’s hit RPG. Once you start Dragon Age: Origins, you might not want to put it down until it’s complete.
New to the Games with Gold program, Microsoft will be offering a free DLC for their exclusive title Phantom Dust (14.99 ESP.) The DLC will help players create stronger decks to take down their friends and adversaries June 2017’s Games with Gold offer focuses primarily on vengeance. What will you do when the hard choices fall on your shoulders? Remember you must be and Xbox Live Gold member to be eligible for the Games with Gold offers. Once you “purchase” the title they will remain in your library until you decide to download it to your Xbox 360 or Xbox One. June 2017’s Games with Gold. Which title out of these five are you most excited about? What titles are you looking forward to during E3 2017?