February is here, and with it comes a whole new selection of Xbox Games With Gold. Of course, there are 4 Games With Gold up for grabs. Two for the Xbox One and two for the 360. You can grab your first two freebies, that launched on February 1st right now like always. The second two titles will later launch on February 16th. Of course, all 4 can be played on your Xbox One system and are completely free for players with an active Xbox Live Gold or an Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscription. It’s a mixed bag this month so let’s dive in and take a look.
February 1st Xbox One – TT Isle of Man
First up for the Xbox One on February 1st we have one of the best motorcycle racing titles on the market. For those of you who don’t know the Isle of Man TT or Tourist Trophy races is a real-life event. An epic motorcycle time-trial which you can now experience from the comfort of your couch. Race through the legendary Snaefell Mountain Course, memorizing every corner and turn as you hurtle past the beautiful scenery at a breakneck pace. Certainly an acquired taste but for any petrol heads out there this might be worth picking up.
TT Isle of Man has a Metacritic score of 67 and a user score of 6.3. Watch the trailer below.
February 1st Xbox 360 – Fable Heroes
On the Xbox 360 for February 1st we have an addictive hack and slash adventure. Fable Heroes, allows you to party up with up to 3 friends. Or play competitively against them on a quest to collect as many coins as you can. Work togther to take down hordes of enemies and defeat bosses or try to best your friends by snagging as many coins as you can. Undoubtedly a game you want to play with friends, Fable Heroes could be good for a few laughs. Just make sure you don’t take the friendly competition too seriously.
Its cartoonish graphics and party game format might put some off, but Fable Heroes has a certain cleverness about it. It’s a fresh take on the franchise which you might just end up loving.
Fable Heroes has a Metacritic score of 55 and a user score of 4.7. You can watch the trailer by clicking below.
February 16th Xbox One – Call of Cthulhu
Next up for the Xbox One on February 16th, plunge into madness and cosmic horror with Call of Cthulhu. The official video game based on the original pen and paper RPG. Call of Cthulhu brings the brutal Lovecraftian universe to life along with a gripping story with twists and turns around every corner. The great old ones, a devilishly intricate mystery to solve, strange science and murderous cults. It sounds like a great Friday night. Seriously this is a game you need to check out if you haven’t already.
Call of Cthulhu has a Metacritic score of 66 and a user score of 6.0. Click below to check out the trailer.
February 16th Xbox 360 – Star Wars Battlefront
Finally, on February 16th for the Xbox 360, we actually have an original Xbox title. The OG Star Wars Battlefront, the one which started it all. Before the dark times. Before EA. In all seriousness, this game is a classic. Does it still look as pretty? No. Is it still an absolute blast to play. Hell Yeah! Make use of classic Star Wars weapons and vehicles as you battle it out in some of the galaxy’s most famous locations from the original six movies. Overthrow the empire, or crush the rebel alliance? The choice is yours. God, I miss these old Star Wars games.
Star Wars Battlefront has a Metacritic score of 76 and a user score of 8.4. If you want a real blast from the past, watch the game’s original reveal trailer below.
To redeem your titles simply head to the Gold section on your Xbox One, 360 or at Xbox.com/gameswithgold and your new titles should appear in the ready to install section. So, what do you think of February’s Xbox Games With Gold line up? Call of Cthulhu and Star Wars Battlefront are my must-plays but let me know all your thoughts down below or over on Twitter.
Why not check out last month’s Xbox Games With Gold offerings, a couple of which you can still bag now.