One of the very best decisions that console makers Microsoft and Sony have made, is to offer free games to those who are members of their Xbox Live Gold and PlayStation Plus programs each month. Hundreds of dollars worth of games for free each year. It makes the pill that is having to pay to play (online) much, much easier to swallow.
The four free games being offered to Xbox Live Gold members for Games With Gold in June 2018 have been revealed, and you can see what they are below along with information on each of the four titles.
Welcome to another edition of Games with Gold for Xbox One and Xbox 360! This month on June 1, infiltrate and dispatch your enemies in Assassin’s Creed Chronicles: Russia, then on June 16, control the power of the pantheon with the Smite Gold Bundle with content exclusive to Gold members. On Xbox 360 – and Xbox One via Backward Compatibility – we’ll have the classic racer Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed and the brick-building action title LEGO Indiana Jones 2: The Adventure Continues!
All games will be available exclusively for Xbox Live Gold members for a limited time as part of Games with Gold. With Xbox Live Gold, you get the most advanced multiplayer, free games, and exclusive member discounts on games in the Microsoft Store — get Xbox Live Gold today to get in on the action!
Assassin’s Creed Chronicles: Russia ($9.99 ERP): Available June 1 to June 30 on Xbox One
Smite Gold Bundle ($99.99 ERP): Available June 16 to July 15 on Xbox One
Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed ($29.99 ERP): Available June 1 to June 15 on Xbox One and Xbox 360
LEGO Indiana Jones 2: The Adventure Continues ($19.99 ERP): Available June 16 to June 30 on Xbox One and Xbox 360
Assassin’s Creed Chronicles: Russia
In the final chapter of the Assassin’s Creed Chronicles trilogy, play as the assassin Nikolai Orelov as you continue the centuries-old battle against the Templars. Set in the backdrop of the October Revolution in early 20th century Russia, you must infiltrate the Templar base, steal back an ancient treasure, and rescue the princess in this exciting 2.5D action-adventure.
Smite Gold Bundle
Get ready to join one of the most-played titles on the Xbox One. Choose from over 90 gods and mythological icons, including Thor, Loki, and Cerberus and wage war in epic online battles. Exclusive to Gold members, the Smite Gold Bundle offers over $100 worth of free content, including 20 extra gods and over 50 bonus items such as skins, announcer packs, and more.
Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed
Join Sonic and over 20 legendary Sega characters in this ultimate racing title. Transform your vehicles mid-race from car, boat, and plane as you try to win on land, sea, and air. Challenge up to 10 players online or play against your friends on four-player split-screen. With 16 dynamic tracks to test your skills. It’s not racing; it’s racing transformed!
LEGO Indiana Jones 2: The Adventure Continues
Relive the scenes from all four of your favorite “Indiana Jones” movies, as only the LEGO games can. Build and battle your way out of trouble, create your own levels, and play two-player split-screen for a true, one-of-a-kind experience!
I’m usually excited about at least two of the four offered each month, but this is a rare 0-for-4 month. A massive swing and a miss. At least for me. I’m sure there’s some out there much more happy to see these titles.
You can find more information on Xbox’s Games with Gold program right here.