Microsoft Unveils Xbox’s July Games With Gold

Xbox Games With Gold July

Microsoft has revealed July’s Games With Gold, available to all those who subscribe to Xbox Live Gold.

Unlike Xbox Game Pass titles, Games With Gold games will always be there for you to redownload, as long as you’ve downloaded while they’re on offer and you’ve subscribed to Gold (or Game Pass Ultimate). So you can let your Gold subscription lapse, come back a few months later and still be able to get those games, though you’ll have missed out on the Games With Gold since then.

Here’s what’s coming to Games With Gold this month:

  • Planet Alpha (Xbox One): Available July 1 to 31
  • Rock of Ages 3: Make & Break (Xbox One): Available July 16 to August 15
  • Conker: Live & Reloaded (Original Xbox): Available July 1 to 15
  • Midway Arcade Origins (Xbox 360): Available July 16 to 31

Rock of Ages 3 and Planet Alpha are both well worth playing. Midway Arcade Origins is a fun dive into retro-gaming though it doesn’t contain the original Mortal Kombat trilogy which we’re a bit miffed about. Also, Conker is worth a look, fondly remembered by many, though be warned, it’s not a game for young children. The latter serves as a reminder that Rare really don’t know what to do with the sweary squirrel these days.

You can also expect Microsoft to reveal the games that will be joining Xbox Game Pass; we’ll have news of that when it happens.