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Xbox Games With Gold August 2021 Free Games Revealed

by Liana Ruppert on Jul 28, 2021 at 10:27 AM

Just like every month, there are four free new games for players to claim as part of the Xbox Games With Gold program. For those that have Xbox Live or Xbox Game Pass Ultimate, here are the freebies you can scoop up in order to start a new gaming adventure. 

Whether you want to slay foes as an archetype of destruction or just have some fun in a playful and colorful environment, the choice is yours with the August 2021 lineup! 

Xbox Games With Gold August 2021

  • Darksiders III ($59.99 ERP): Available August 1 to 31
  • Yooka-Laylee ($39.99 ERP): Available August 16 to September 15
  • Lost Planet 3 ($19.99 ERP): Available August 1 to 15
  • Garou: Mark of the Wolves ($9.99 ERP): Available August 16 to 31

Personally, I can't recommend Darksiders III enough, it's an enjoyable adventure that took the franchise in a different direction with Fury front and center. Or, if you felt like having a horrific single-player experience, Lost Planet 3 is a solid choice as well. It's a prequel but allows players to revisit the adventures of Jim Peyton while also uncovering all sorts of mysteries related to E.D.N III. 

Xbox Game Pass is a deal that has been a huge talking point in the gaming community,  and Ultimate members can enjoy the games above at no additional cost. For those that simply have Xbox Gold, the standard membership before Game Pass was even a concept, the above titles are free to own as long as your membership remains active.

With the new lineup on the way, it's not too late to scoop up July's freebies! You can learn more about those here

Thoughts on this month's lineup? What do you hope to see Xbox include in the future? Sound off with your hot takes in the comment section below! 

Products In This Article

Darksiders IIIcover

Darksiders III

PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, Stadia, PC
Release Date:
November 27, 2018 (PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC), 
September 14, 2021 (Stadia), 
September 30, 2021 (Switch)


PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, Wii U, PC
Release Date:
Lost Planet 3cover

Lost Planet 3

PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, PC
Release Date: