Xbox’s Major Nelson has just announced September’s Games with Gold titles, which will include the Game of the Year Edition of Forza Motorsport 5. The racing game was one of the launch titles for the original Xbox One back in 2013, and it’s still a great game to revisit ahead of the release of Forza Motorsport 7 this October.
Other Games with Gold titles include the Xbox One game Oxenfree, as well as the backward compatible Xbox 360 titles Hydro Thunder Hurricane and Battlefield 3. As usual, you can find all the details about these four games below, including official descriptions and video trailers.
Xbox One Games with Gold
Forza Motorsport 5: Racing Game of the Year Edition ($39.99 ERP): Available Sept 1-30
The Forza Motorsport 5 Racing Game of the Year Edition includes the Top Gear Car Pack, including ten additional cars for you to collect, race, and customize, featuring the 2013 Holden #10 Holden Xbox Racing Team Commodore VF, 1966 Chaparral #66 Chaparral Cars 2E and the 2013 Audi RS4 Avant. Forza Motorsport 5 is your ultimate car fantasy, only possible on Xbox One. Featuring an entirely new graphics engine, 16-player multiplayer, cloud-powered gameplay, and hundreds of perfectly recreated cars, Forza Motorsport 5 is where dreams are driven.
Oxenfree ($19.99 ERP): Available Sep 16-Oct 15
Oxenfree is a supernatural thriller about a group of friends who unwittingly open a ghostly rift. Play as Alex, a bright, rebellious teenager who brings her new stepbrother Jonas to an overnight party on an old military island. The night takes a terrifying turn when you unwittingly open a ghostly gate spawned from the island’s cryptic past. How you deal with these events, your peers, and the ominous creatures you’ve unleashed is up to you.
Xbox 360 Games with Gold
Hydro Thunder Hurricane ($14.99 ERP): Available Sept 1-15
This all-new sequel to the legendary arcade hit features amazing dynamic water physics, transformable rocket-powered boats, gorgeous visuals and over-the-top interactive environments. Single player games include Race and Championship, and two brand new modes: Ring Master and the explosive Gauntlet. Combine local 4-player split-screen and online multiplayer games with 8 players over Xbox LIVE.
Battlefield 3 ($19.99 ERP): Available Sept 16-30
Battlefield 3 leaps ahead of the competition with the power of Frostbite™ 2, the next installment of DICE’s cutting-edge game engine. This state-of-the-art technology is the foundation on which Battlefield 3 is built, delivering superior visual quality, a grand sense of scale, massive destruction, dynamic audio and incredibly lifelike character animations. As bullets whiz by, walls crumble, and explosions throw you to the ground, the battlefield feels more alive and interactive than ever before. In Battlefield 3, players step into the role of the elite U.S. Marines where they will experience heart-pounding single player missions and competitive multiplayer actions ranging across diverse locations from around the globe including Paris, Tehran and New York.
These four games represent $94+ in value, which continues to make Xbox Live Gold a must-have subscription for hardcore gamers. Let us know in the comments which of these games are you most excited to play next month.