Another month and another new batch of games to keep forever courtesy of Xbox Games With Gold. Whether you’re new to the service or a returning player, there are plenty of free titles to download and keep forever. The month of April is headlined by Vikings: Wolves of Midgard and Truck Racing Championship on Xbox One.
Meanwhile, for the “Classic Games” this month, keep an eye out for Dark Void and Hard Corps: Uprising. As always, these games are available as part of Xbox Live Gold and Game Pass Ultimate.
Each of April’s game’s availability will be staggered across the month. Here is this month’s schedule;
- Vikings: Wolves of Midgard (£33.49/$39.99) – Available from 1st-30th April
- Truck Racing Championship (American users)($59.99)/FIA European Truck Racing Championship (UK)(£39.99) – Available from 16th April to 15th May
- Dark Void (£6.79/$14.99) – Available from 1st-15th April
- Hard Corps: Uprising (£14.99/$14.99) – Available from 16th-30th April
Vikings: Wolves of Midgard
Published by: Kalypso Media
Developed by: Games Farm
“The Action RPG Vikings – Wolves of Midgard takes you to the Shores of Midgard, a world based upon the mythology and history of the Vikings, but with a fantasy twist. Battle the fearsome Jotan, hordes of terrifying undead monstrosities and the beasts of Ragnarok, as you strive to survive the growing cold that threatens to end all life, forever. Master mighty weapons, and earn blood in battle to offer in tribute to the Gods to enhance your powers”.Xbox
(FIA European) Truck Racing Championship
Published by: BigBen Interactive
Developed by: N-Racing
“The only official simulation that features all the unique characteristics of the ETRC and offers all racing fans a completely new driving experience: race a giant five-tonne, 1,000-horsepower truck against 12 competitors while respecting the race rules to avoid penalties”.Xbox
Published by: Capcom
Developed by: Airtight Games
“‘Step into the Void’.
A sinister parallel world of hostile aliens, powerful weapons and deep mystery. Dark Void’s unique combination of jet-pack powered dog-fighting and ground-based combat brings a thrilling new dynamic to video-gaming. Experience the seamless transition between flight and fight in this epic adventure from Capcom”.Xbox
Hard Corps: Uprising
Published by: Konami
Developed by: Arc System Works
“Thrilling retro run-and-gun action is back with a vengeance in Hard Corps: Uprising, a 2D side-scroller developed by ARC System Works that pays homage to classic Konami action series. Battle in the gruelling trenches of Arcade mode, or the all-new Rising mode, where a point system allows you to purchase items and upgrades to help you achieve ultimate victory. Partner with a friend to lay down some serious carnage”.Xbox
And there we have it; The line-up for April’s Games with Gold, on Xbox. As you can see, there’s a usual mix of games to choose from. Be sure to take advantage of an active Live Gold account and bag yourself four, free games. And, if you have the Xbox Game Pass Ultimate account, you get Gold included in the price.
What do you think of April’s selection? Any there that you know you’ll be grabbing? Why not sound off in the comments below.