May 16, 2022

June’s Games With Gold Revealed

All that glitters is gold

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 June is headlined by The King’s Bird and Shadows: Awakening on Xbox One.

Meanwhile, this month’s “classic collection” includes NeoGeo Battle Coliseum and Injustice: Gods Among Us. These will be available on Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, and Xbox 360. Games With Gold is included as part of Xbox Game Pass Ultimate.

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Each of June’s game’s availability will be staggered across the month. Here is this month’s schedule;

  • The King’s Bird (£16.74/$19.99) – Available from 1st-30th June
  • Shadows: Awakening (£24.99/$29.99) – Available 16th June-15th July
  • NeoGeo Battle Coliseum (£6.79/$9.99) – Available 1st-15th June
  • Injustice: Gods Among Us (£24.99/$19.99) – Available 16th-30th June

The King’s Bird

Published by: Graffiti Games

Developed by: Serenity Forge

“Escape into a world kept secret by a tyrant, and discover the truth about your freedom. The King’s Bird is an artistic, momentum-based game that seamlessly combines precision-platforming with physics-based gliding”.

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Shadows: Awakening

Published by: Kalypso Media

Developed by: Games Farm

Shadows: Awakening is the new adventure in the Heretic Kingdoms saga. After the members of the secret council known as the Penta Nera are assassinated, their souls are consumed by the Devourers – evil demons who possess the ability to absorb the memories and personalities of the souls they acquire and materialize them as their puppets. Re-emerging into the mortal realm once again, the demonic Penta Nera continue their quest for power and immortality, but at what cost?”

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NeoGeo Battle Coliseum

Published by: SNK

Developed by: SNK

NeoGeo Special Cast unleashes this tag-team versus fighter. In addition to original heroes and heroines, it features a host of unique characters that transcend time; armed with weapons and robots warriors from both old and new titles of the once dominant NeoGeo platform have been amassed under one roof”.

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Injustice: Gods Among Us

Published by: WB Games (formerly Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment)

Developed by: NetherRealm Studios

“What if our greatest heroes became our greatest threat?

Injustice: Gods Among Us introduces a bold new franchise to the fighting game genre from NetherRealm Studios, creators of Mortal Kombat. Featuring DC Comics icons such as Batman, The Joker, Green Lantern, The Flash, Superman, and Wonder Woman, the latest title from the award-winning studio presents a deep original story. Heroes and villains will engage in epic battles on a massive scale in a world where the line between good and evil has been blurred”.

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And there we have it; The line-up for June’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 June’s selection? Any there that you know you’ll be grabbing? Why not sound off in the comments below.


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