Over the last two days, rumors regarding August 2017’s games with gold offers have been abundant, with a variety of sites covering the alleged leaks for next months Games with Gold. Although some of the rumored offers seemed like they could be legitimate contenders for August 2017’s Games with Gold offer, many sounded too good to be true. Some of the most notable rumors included Forza Horizon 2, Assassin’s Creed India, Dark Souls 2, and Condemned.
Although each of the rumored titles that were discussed on varying websites would excite Xbox Live gold members, none of the rumored titles were chosen to be part of August 2017’s Games with Gold program. Earlier today, Larry Hyb, Major Nelson, officially announced what August 2017’s Games with Gold offer would be and if you are a fan of action packed titles than August might just be the second best month of 2017 for Xbox Live Gold members.
Starting on August 1st, Xbox Live Gold members can download Slime Rancher ($19.99 ERP) for free throughout the month of August. Gather slime throughout the galaxy to sell to the highest bidder. Although they may look cute, the exotic slime might be difficult to capture so players will have to come up with a strategy to get the slippery devils. While you are attempting to catch the slippery devils in Slime Rancher, other Xbox Live Gold members will be shooting their way through waves of angels in Bayonetta. Starting on August 1st, Xbox 360 and Xbox One users will be able to download Bayonetta ($19.99 ERP) for free until August 16th. Play through beautiful levels in a Devil May Cry inspired hack-and-slash.
Starting on August 16th, Xbox Live Gold members can download Trials Fusion ($19.99 ERP) for free until September 16th. Race against the clock and your friends in the exciting platform racer. Inspired by its predecessor, Trials Fusion looks to add more thrilling and death-defying students than Trails: HD. Xbox 360 and Xbox One users can download Red Faction: Armageddon ($29.99 ERP) for free until September 1st. Help liberate Mars from a mysterious evil and start an uprising.
Remember all Games with Gold titles are playable on the Xbox One. You must be an Xbox Live Gold member to be eligible to download the Games with Gold offers. Once you own August 2017’s Games with Gold offer, they are yours to do with as you please.