Xbox's selection of Games With Gold for March is all about monsters and weapons. On Xbox One, Evolve and Layers of Fear will have you running for your life, while on Xbox 360 (and okay, technically Xbox One as well), you can go gun-crazy with Borderlands 2 and Heavy Weapon. For more info, read on!
Remember: any games you choose to download during their availability period will remain accessible so long as you have an active Xbox Live Gold membership. And don't forget too that any Xbox 360 games made available through Games With Gold are also backwards compatible with Xbox One.
March 2017 free Games With Gold games
Layers of Fear (Xbox One) - Available: March 1 - 31 Not all monsters are literal - in this first-person horror story, you play as an artist whose paintings are becoming more and more twisted and haunting. Uncover the secret behind these psychological torments and put an end to the madness.
Evolve: Ultimate Edition (Xbox One) - Available: March 16 - April 15 Turn your friends into paste as a giant monster or team up to take the beasts down in this first-person 4v1 shooter from the creators of Left 4 Dead. With the Ultimate Edition, you'll unlock plenty of gear, monsters, and more to get you started.
Borderlands 2 (Xbox 360) - Available: March 1 - 15 Borderlands 2 operates on one simple philosophy: you can never have too many guns. Oh, and "bring a friend." Oh, and "laughter is as important as any weapon." Okay, so that's three philosophies - but that's just the sort of rule-bending you're getting into when you play this co-op shooter.
Heavy Weapon (Xbox 360) - Available: March 16 - 31 If you look fondly back at the days of Contra and Metal Slug, Heavy Weapon is a modern dose of nostalgia. Featuring waves of enemies and more bullets than you can count, this sidescrolling shoot-em-up is cartoonish, but challenging.
February 2017 free Games With Gold games
- Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime (Xbox One)
- Project CARS (Xbox One)
- Monkey Island 2: Special Edition (Xbox 360)
- Star Wars: The Force Unleashed (Xbox 360)
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