Games With Gold – December’s ‘free’ games announced by Microsoft

The confirmation of an offer of two games.

As media attention focuses on the war being waged Microsoft and sony In time to put an end to the controversies surrounding the takeover of Activision Blizzard King, the big year-end games have generally all arrived (with the exception of the expected High on life and The Callisto Protocol), and that some are starting to sweat profusely in their search for the perfect Christmas gift… it’s Games With Gold’s turn to stand out. Finally standing out… Let’s face it, suffocated Xbox Game PassGWG is finding it more and more difficult at the moment, especially in light of the “free” PlayStation Plus games coming higher in December.

It must be said, already amputated from the Xbox 360 generation, the Play with gold seems to be struggling to find candidates to integrate its catalog, certainly more interested in Xbox Game Pass.

For the occasion, it is therefore on the independent side that Microsoft has decided to look with two titles. Two titles that do not deserve, although they are no longer very young.

Colt Canyon will be the first of them. A title with an aesthetic steeped in pixel art sauce, this one offers a dive into the cowboy world (which has just shined in moderation with Evil West) to do what they know how to do best: raise the barrel of their armed . Rogue-lite in 2D, playable in co-op with two players, the game from Retrific Game Studio offers what is expected of this kind of production, not without drawbacks in passing.

Then in another artistic style, and he too, resolutely charming, The magazine Fury sends straight into Chinese folklore in a 2D action game clearly inspired by Muramasa: The Demon Blade, the famous VanillaWare bomb. Hot battles, a nice little walk of about five hours, Bladed Fury deserves to be finished by the fireplace while it’s outside… it’s freezing cold.

There you go, you know all about the “free” games Play with gold of December.


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