August Brings ‘Darksiders III’ and ‘Yooka-Laylee’ To Xbox Games With Gold

by Sage Ashford

Xbox has confirmed it’s free games for players who have the premium Xbox Live Gold service, as both Darksiders III and Yooka-Laylee will be available for Xbox One owners, while Xbox 360 owners will gain access to Lost Planet 3 and Garou: Mark of the Wolves. As ever, the Xbox 360 titles will be available via backward compatibility.

Darksiders III will be available for the entire month of August, while Yooka-Laylee will be available from August 16th to September 15th. Meanwhile, for Xbox 360 players will have access to Lost Planet 3 from August 1st to August 15th, and Garou: Mark of the Wolves from August 16th to August 31st. The Xbox News Wire blog post describes all four titles being added to the service:

Darksiders III

“In this hack-and-slash action adventure, assume the role of Fury, one of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, in her quest to hunt down the Seven Deadly Sins. Explore an open-ended, living world, and use your whip and magic to restore the balance between good and evil.”


“Explore huge, beautiful worlds and meet an unforgettable cast of characters. As buddy duo, Yooka & Laylee, embark on an epic quest to thwart the corporate villain, Capital B, and his devious scheme to absorb all of the world’s literature.”

Lost Planet 3

“Delve deeper into the history of the Lost Planet universe. In this prequel to the previous entries, relive the adventures of Jim Peyton as he reveals the hidden truths within the environments of E.D.N. III, in a highly engrossing single player experience.”

Garou: Mark of the Wolves

“As the last entry of the classic Fatal Fury series, select over a dozen different fighters to participate in the King of Fighters: Maximum Mayhem tournament. Featuring the T.O.P. fighting system, and a defense and counter mechanic, prove to your opponent that legends don’t die…they get better!”


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