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. This month is headlined by Aven Colony and Project Highrise: Architect’s Edition on Xbox One and Xbox Series X/S.
Meanwhile, this month’s “classic collection” includes Super Meat Boy and Raskulls.
These will be available on Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, and/or Xbox 360. Games With Gold is included as part of Xbox Game Pass Ultimate.
Each of this month’s game’s availability will be staggered across the month. Here is this month’s schedule;
- Aven Colony (RRP £24.99/$29.99) – 1st-30th June
- Project Highrise: Architect’s Edition (RRP £24.99/$29.99) – 16th June-15th July
- Super Meat Boy (RRP £9.99/$14.99) – 1st-15th June
- Raskulls (RRP £6.75/$9.99) – 16th-30th June
Published by: Team17
Developed by: Mothership Entertainment
“Build a new world and a life for humanity. It’s your job to develop Aven Colony on the strange new world of Aven Prime. Use construction drones to help your small settlements grow into massive cities. It won’t be easy. This exotic planet is filled with deserts, tundras, and teeming jungles. There are strange alien lifeforms and winter is coming which will freeze over the entire planet. Delve into your new home’s mysterious past by leading exploratory expeditions. Govern the growing populace using multiple overlay modes for crops, citizens, happiness, water and more. Life is difficult but the future can be bright if you make it so on Aven Colony”.Xbox
Project Highrise: Architect’s Editions
Published by: Kalypso Media
Developed by: SomaSin
“You are the architect and the big metropolis is ready for your vision. Develop gleaming, majestic skyscrapers that will be the talk of the town. But a skyscraper is more than just steel and concrete, it’s a vibrant ecosystem filled with residents and workers. Keep everything running smoothly using your logistical skills. Entice and attract businesses, residents, tourists, convention goers and more. Explore open sandbox play or conquer campaign mode in 29 scenario challenges. The city awaits!”Xbox
Super Meat Boy
Published by: Team Meat
Developed by: Team Meat
“You’re not just any blob of meat. You are Super Meat Boy and you’ll do anything to save your beloved damsel in distress (who happens to be completely wrapped in bandages) from evil dressed up in a tux. Leap through caves and walls avoiding buzzsaws and needles in this streamlined platformer. Venture into the very depths of Hell itself for epic boss fights as you make your way through 300+ single player levels. It’s meaty good fun!”Xbox
Published by: Xbox Game Studios
Developed by: Halfbrick Studios
“Get ready for a Raskulls Megaquest spanning three chapters and over 60 levels! Wield your block-breaking wands to get through every level as fast as you can. Collect your Boosties and feed your Frenzy bar for quick bursts of super speed. Enjoy multiplayer online or via couch play. Dive into this fun, quirky platformer filled with Shiny Stones, intergalactic buccaneers and cheese!”Xbox
And there we have it; The line-up for this month’s Games with Gold, on Xbox. As you can see, there’s the 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 this month’s selection? Any there that you know you’ll be grabbing? Why not sound off in the comments below.
ABG’s Senior Editor (News), YouTube content creator/streamer.