On its Xbox blog on Thursday, Microsoft and Xbox detailed the new games coming to Xbox 360 users who subscribe to Xbox Live Gold. The blockbuster games are the latest push by Microsoft to gain users on the Xbox Live Gold ecosystem, but this might work.
The three games: Crackdown, Dead Rising 2, and Dead Rising 2: Case Zero are the latest free games offered to Xbox Live Gold users in August. These free games will be available to Xbox Live Gold users starting August 1st, and are some of the best free games available for users.
Crackdown Available August 1 and 15
The first blockbuster game by Microsoft users is Crackdown. This blockbuster game released in 2009 on the Xbox 360 platform is a typical shooter type game, but still remains a very popular game on the console. It is a 6.15 GB download for users, but for the free price should be an instant hit for users. It is rated M for Mature audiences due to the realistic shooter violence in the game, but is a must have for Xbox 360 users.
Dead Rising 2 and Dead Rising 2: Case Zero August 16-31
The next two games for the Xbox 360 giveaway to Xbox Live Gold users is a huge blockbuster game that has sold millions on the platform. The game is set in a zombie world and has intense graphics that test the limits of the Xbox 360 platform. The game was rated 9.5/10 by Game Informer Magazine, and the latest Case Zero release got an A from newspapers in New York. The free downloads are very violent, intense, and must haves as well.
Latest Strong Move by Xbox Live Gold
While the game giveaway seemed to be a fun concept at first, it is definitely worth it to be an Xbox Live Gold user in August. These two free games are some of the best games offered for free to Xbox Live Gold users. Microsoft is very eager to signup users to its Xbox Live Gold system, and by giving away free blockbuster games, it is sure to gain users quickly with these announcements.