Games With Gold Gives Away Dark Souls, Expands To Xbox One
Next month's free Games with Gold titles are headlined by From Software's harrowing action/RPG Dark Souls.
For Xbox 360 owners, June's free Games with Gold titles are the aforementioned Dark Souls, Ska Studio's quirky brawler Charlie Murder, and the excellent Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition (which is billed as a "bonus game").
The more welcome news is the Games with Gold will finally be launching for Xbox One in June, beginning with Halo: Spartan Assault and Max: Curse of the Brotherhood. It's important to note that you will get the free games for both systems with a single Xbox Live gold account.
Update: Xbox One Games with Gold will require a subscription in order to maintain access. This makes the program similar to PlayStation Plus' Instant Game Collection.
While the Games with Gold program still skews towards older titles, it's hard to argue with the added value it brings. It's also a great opportunity to try out games you normally wouldn't gravitate to; I'm personally excited to check out Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition. It's also good news that the program is coming to Xbox One, even if the first month's offerings don't exactly knock my socks off.