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Xbox Games With Gold for August includes Spelunky, WWE 2K16

Slash, slam and spelunk this summer

Michael McWhertor is a journalist with more than 17 years of experience covering video games, technology, movies, TV, and entertainment.

Xbox Live Gold subscribers will get an eclectic mix of free games next month as part of their subscription, thanks to Xbox Games with Gold.

Xbox One owners will get access to Koei Tecmo slash ‘em up Warriors Orochi 3 Ultimate, the latest entry in Omega Force’s Dynasty Warriors and Samurai Warriors crossover series. That game will be included as part of Games with Gold from Aug. 1-31. WWE 2K16 for Xbox One will also be part of August’s Games with Gold lineup, and will be available to download from Aug. 15 to Sept. 15.

Xbox 360 owners will get Mossmouth's hardcore roguelike Spelunky and Ubisoft's Beyond Good & Evil HD next month. Spelunky will be available through Games with Gold from Aug. 1-15, while Beyond Good & Evil HD will be available from Aug. 16-31.

As with all current Xbox 360 Games with Gold titles, Spelunky and Beyond Good & Evil HD are backward compatible on Xbox One.

Xbox Live Gold subscribers currently have access to Tumblestone, The Banner Saga 2 and Tron Evolution as part of June’s Games with Gold titles.

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