Xbox Live Gold offering two free games per month, starting July 1 (correction)

Correction: We misinterpreted a quote from Microsoft chief marketing and strategy officer Yusuf Mehdi during the Microsoft press conference; as it turns out, Assassin's Creed 2 and Halo 3 are not the first two games in the program.

"And to kick off that program ... to kick off that program I'd like to share just two of the titles that we're going to offer over the next few months: Assassin's Creed 2 and Halo 3," Mehdi said.

The first title made available in the Games with Gold promotion is actually Defense Grid: The Awakening. Microsoft spokesperson Major Nelson clarified on Twitter that the two games Mehdi mentioned are "part of the program," but that no dates have been given for their release. We apologize for the error. The original story is posted below.

Xbox Live Gold members will begin receiving two free games per month starting July 1 with Assassin's Creed 2 and Halo 3, Microsoft's Yusuf Mehdi announced during the company's E3 press conference today.

Update: The first free game is Fable 3; it is available from June 10-30. The promotion will run for the rest of the year.

More from Polygon

The horror of Five Nights at Freddy's

  • Dark Souls 2: Crown of the Old Iron King Overview

  • Spacecom: a fast 4X built for multiplayer

  • Pillars of Eternity builds on role-playing classics

  • Tour the 1 KB hard drive built inside Minecraft

Latest Discussions

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Please choose a new Polygon username and password

As part of the new Polygon launch, prior users will need to choose a permanent username, along with a new password.

Your username will be used to login to Polygon going forward.

I already have a Vox Media account!

Verify Vox Media account

Please login to your Vox Media account. This account will be linked to your previously existing Eater account.

Please choose a new Polygon username and password

As part of the new Polygon launch, prior MT authors will need to choose a new username and password.

Your username will be used to login to Polygon going forward.

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.
Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_5353_tracker