Xbox Games with Gold for April 2021

In April 2021, Gold and Game Pass subscribers are getting four titles as part of the Games with Gold program for Xbox.

April 2021 Xbox Games with Gold
April 2021 Xbox Games with Gold

Microsoft has announced the games “Xbox Game Pass” and “Xbox Live Gold” subscribers will be getting via the Games with Gold program during April 2021. This time around, the company is making available $129.96 worth of games, including Vikings: Wolves of Midgard and Truck Racing Championship. Also, through Backwards Compatibility, you will be able to play Dark Void and Hard Corps: Uprising.

On Xbox One and Xbox Series X (and Series S), throughout April 2021, subscribers will be able to download Vikings: Wolves of Midgard ($39.99 ERP). And from April 16 through May 15, Truck Racing Championship ($59.99 ERP) will be available at no extra cost.

On Xbox 360, Dark Void ($14.99 ERP) will be free until April 15. Finally, on April 16 and through the end of the month, Hard Corps: Uprising ($14.99 ERP) will also be available for free.

You can also see the March 2021 games here.

Xbox Live Gold vs. Game Pass Ultimate

Xbox Live Gold gives you exclusive access to free games through the “Games with Gold” program every month. In addition, the subscription gives you full access to online gaming and game discounts. If you are not a subscriber, you can always find good deals at the Microsoft Store.

The Xbox Game Pass Ultimate service is a monthly subscription with the same benefits as the Xbox Live Gold membership. However, you also get unlimited access to download and play over 100 high-quality games on Xbox One or Windows gaming PC. You can join the Xbox Game Pass Ultimate following this link.

Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S

Xbox Series X is the next-generation console from Microsoft that features AMD’s Zen 2 and RDNA 2 architectures and 16GB of memory, offering 12 teraflops of processing power, allowing up to 4K resolution and up to 120fps gameplay. The Series X costs $499.99, and you can order it now at the Microsoft Store.

Microsoft also offers the smaller Xbox Series S alongside the Xbox Series X, a slightly less powerful console version targeted at 1080p and 1440p gaming. However, it plays next generations games, and it only costs $299.99. The console is available now, and you can order it at the Microsoft Store. If you cannot decide which one you should buy, this guide will help you determine the best console for you.

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