Those looking forward to each month’s free set of games from Microsoft’s Games With Gold initiative for the Xbox One, rejoice! The Xbox Games With Gold December games are now known, and it’s a mixed bag.
Entering the Xbox Games With Gold freebie lineup are:
- Q.U.B.E. 2 ($24.99 ERP) Available: December 1 to 31
In this mysterious puzzler, you awaken in the ruins of an ancient alien landscape with no memory of how or why you got there. Navigate through mind-bending puzzles and use your manipulation-gloves to change the structure of the world to find your way back home. As you explore, you’ll face thought-provoking questions of your true purpose, with a devastating truth that will shake your world.
- Never Alone ($14.99 ERP) Available from December 16 to January 15
Delve into the rich lore and culture of the Iñupiat people in this unique adventure game. Nominated for multiple awards and built in partnership with the Alaska Native community, play as a young Iñupiat girl and an arctic fox to find the source of the eternal blizzard which threatens everything. Encounter traditional native characters, share their wisdom and stories, and experience a game like no other.
- Dragon Age II ($19.99 ERP) Available: December 1 to 16
Experience an epic adventure in an ever-changing world in Dragon Age II. Taking place over the course of a decade, mold your character, Hawke, from a destitute refugee to the revered champion of Kirkwall. Gather the deadliest of allies, amass fame and fortune, and seal your place in history. The legend of your rise to power begins now.
- Mercenaries: Playground of Destruction ($9.99) Available: December 16 to 31
Anything goes in this classic action title. Your mission is to topple a sinister military regime by any means necessary. If it drives or flies: hijack it. If it shoots or explodes: use it as a weapon. In this playground of destruction, there are no limits and no mercy.
In other Xbox news, go check out this week’s Deals With Gold to see if there are any games you like.