Xbox Games with Gold for August 2022

August 2022 brings four additional free games for Xbox Games with Gold and Game Pass members.

Xbox Gold games for August 2022 (Source: Microsoft)
Xbox Gold games for August 2022 (Source: Microsoft)
  • Games with Gold has four new free titles for August 2022.
  • The list of games includes Calico, ScourgeBringer, Saint’s Row 2, and Monaco: What’s Yours is Mine.
  • Microsoft no longer offers Xbox 360 titles starting with this rollout.

Microsoft has announced the next four Games with Gold program titles that Xbox Live Gold and Game Pass members will receive in August 2022. In the eighth month of the year, the software giant will deliver $53.96 worth of games, including Calico, ScourgeBringer, Saint’s Row 2, and Monaco: What’s Yours is Mine.

Whether you have an On Xbox One or Xbox Series X (S), throughout August 2022, you will get Calico ($11.99 ERP). And from August 16 through September 15, ScourgeBringer ($16.99 ERP) will be available at no extra cost.

Also, Saint’s Row 2 ($9.99 ERP) will be free until August 15. Finally, on August 16 and through the end of the month, Monaco: What’s Yours is Mine ($14.99 ERP) will also be available for free.

You can also see the July 2022 games here.

Starting on October 1, 2022, Microsoft is no longer offering Xbox 360 titles through its Games with Gold program, but titles already redeemed won’t be affected.

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. You can always find good deals at the Microsoft Store if you are not a subscriber.

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 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.

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