Games with Gold Free Games for August 2020

A new month begins!

I’ll be honest, it’s been a little while since I’ve paid attention to the Games with Gold titles, and without writing this article, this month probably would’ve gone unnoticed too. I can’t say I know too much about these games other than seeing them around Game Pass or hearing their names mentioned on podcasts. That’s not to say they aren’t quality games, just a little lacklustre compared to the competition in PlayStation Plus’ offerings this month.

Unfortunately, the Original Xbox titles don’t offer any additional Gamerscore, so if you’re an Achievement fiend like me, this may not give you that extra level of excitement you were hoping for. Upon further inspection, obtaining the 1000 Gamerscore for Portal Knights will set you back a hefty 60-80, so if you’re wanting an easy month to boost your Gamerscore for peanuts, this month ain’t it.

Nevertheless, a free game is a free game! Here’s what you can pick up this month with Games with Gold and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate:

Portal Knights

August 1st – August 31st

Override: Mech City Brawl

August 16th – September 15th

MX Unleashed

August 1st – August 15th

Red Faction II

August 16th – August 31st

This information comes from the news at Xbox themselves. If you’re not big on the Xbox scene, make sure you check out what PlayStation is offering up this month for their PlayStation Plus members!

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