Includes classics like all Orcs must Die from Xbox 360
Microsoft has announced its lineup of free games for Xbox Live Gold subscribers in December 2021.
Get the full lineup below.
- Available for the whole month – The Escapists 2 (normally $19.99) – From the tundra to the desert, join up with three of your friends to form the ultimate crew and engineer the wildest escapes from some of the toughest prisons in the world. Live by the rules, attend roll call, and follow strict routines, all while secretly planning and executing your bid for freedom!
- From December 16 to January 15 – Tropico 5 – Penultimate Edition (normally $24.99) – In this Penultimate Edition, including “The Big Cheese” and “Hostile Takeover” add-ons, expand the reign of your dynasty from the early colonial period to beyond the 21st Century. Build your city’s infrastructure, plan your trading routes, and utilize new technologies, in the fifth installment of the fan favorite city-building series.
- From December 1 to 15 – Orcs Must Die! (normally $14.99) (plays on Xbox One) – As a powerful War Mage, defend 24 fortresses from a mob of beastly enemies, using all manner of weapons and traps at your disposal. No matter how you get it done, you’ll have a blast destroying rampaging monsters in this fantasy, action-strategy game.
- From December 16 to 31 – Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet (normally $9.99) (plays on Xbox One) – Explore unique environments in the 2D action adventure game, Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet. Make your way to the center of the mysterious Shadow Planet, all while solving complex puzzles and battling bizarre creatures, as you fight to save your home world.