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Xbox Games with Gold offers Dark Void, Contra prequel in April

Four very different games are coming to Xbox players

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

Xbox Live Gold and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscribers will get four free games in April as part of Microsoft’s Xbox Games with Gold program. Next month’s games will roll out on April 1 with Games Farm’s action-role-playing game Vikings: Wolves of Midgard for Xbox One and Capcom’s flying shooter Dark Void for Xbox 360. All of April’s Games with Gold games are playable on Xbox Series X through backward compatibility.

Also coming in April are racing game Big Ben Interactive’s Truck Racing Championship and Konami’s Contra series spinoff Hard Corps: Uprising. Both titles will be available on April 16. Here’s the full April 2021 lineup for Games with Gold:

  • Vikings: Wolves of Midgard ($39.99): Available April 1 to 30
  • Truck Racing Championship ($59.99): Available April 16 to May 15
  • Dark Void ($14.99): Available April 1 to 15
  • Hard Corps: Uprising ($14.99): Available April 16 to 30

Xbox Live Gold and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscribers can still download three of March’s Games with Gold titles: Port Royale 3, Warface: Breakout, and Vicious Attack Llama Apocalypse.