January free Xbox Games with Gold offers four games, including Killer Instinct and DiRT Showdown

Xbox free Games with Gold for January includes Killer Instinct: Season 1 Ultra Edition, Zheros, DiRT Showdown, and Deus Ex: Human Revolution.

January 2016 Games with Gold for Xbox

Microsoft has now revealed the new free Xbox games you will be getting for the month of January. In the first month of the new year, the software maker will be offering four for games to Xbox Live Gold members.

As always two of the games are for Xbox One and the remaining two are for Xbox 360. However, keep in mind that every new Xbox 360 available through the Games with Gold program are playable on Xbox One thanks to the Backward Compatibility feature.

For the month of January, Microsoft is making available four great games, including Killer Instinct: Season 1 Ultra Edition, Zheros, DiRT Showdown, and Deus Ex: Human Revolution.

On Xbox One during the month of January, Xbox Live Gold members can download for free Killer Instinct: Season 1 Ultra Edition ($39.99 ERP). Then from January 16th and until the end of the month, subscribers can download Zheros ($TK ERP) for free (link not yet available).

On Xbox 360, through January 1st and until the 15th, Xbox Live Gold subscribers can download DiRT Showdown ($14.99 ERP) for free. Then on January 16th and until the end of the month, Gold members can download Deus Ex: Human Revolution ($14.99 ERP) at no extra cost.

Remember that you need a Xbox Live Gold membership to take advantage of the online gaming and Games with Gold. If you don’t have a subscription, you can always find a good deal on 12-month membership on Amazon.

If you’re still on Xbox 360, keep in mind that the console now supports USB hard drives with up to 2TB to save games and keep your library growing. And if your game library is outgrowing the physical storage capacity on your Xbox One, you can refer to my previous guide on how to set up an external hard drive on your Xbox One.