Xbox’s April 2018 Games With Gold Lineup Announced (VIDEO)
With just a few days left until a new month arrives, gamers around the world are doing a little Spring cleaning of their own. Instead of dusting the house and getting rid of unwanted knickknacks, they are purging their consoles in search of space for new games that will be arriving soon. As it goes each month, a new set of titles is being offered up for free from subscription services. That being said, Xbox’s April 2018 Games with Gold lineup has been announced, and gamers are surely in for a treat.
Kicking things off on April 1st, it’s no joke that gamers will want to download The Witness, a delightfully difficult puzzle game. Assassin’s Creed Syndicate comes swooping in a little over two weeks later on April 16, which is the same day Dead Space 2 arrives for Xbox 360 players. Also arriving on April 1st for 360 owners will be Cars 2: The Video Game. Both of these last generation titles are indeed backwards compatible, so no need to worry if you feel like you’re missing out on some high octane racing, Xbox One owners. For more about each game, check out the following:
The Witness – April 1-30
“You wake up, alone, on a strange island full of puzzles that will challenge and surprise you. You don’t remember who you are, and you don’t remember how you got here, but there’s one thing you can do: explore the island in hope of discovering clues, regaining your memory, and somehow finding your way home. The Witness is a single-player game in an open world with dozens of locations to explore and over 500 puzzles. This game respects you as an intelligent player and it treats your time as precious. There’s no filler; each of those puzzles brings its own new idea into the mix. So, this is a game full of ideas.”
Assassin’s Creed Syndicate – April 16-May 15
“London, 1868. In the heart of the Industrial Revolution, lead your underworld organization and grow your influence to fight those who exploit the less privileged in the name of progress:
• Champion justice As Jacob Frye, a young and reckless Assassin, use your skills to help those trampled by the march of progress. From freeing exploited children used as slave labour in factories, to stealing precious assets from enemy boats, you will stop at nothing to bring justice back to London’s streets.
• Command London’s underworld To reclaim London for the people, you will need an army. As a gang leader, strengthen your stronghold and rally rival gang members to your cause, in order to take back the capital from the Templars’ hold.
• A new dynamic fighting system In Assassin’s Creed Syndicate, action is fast-paced and brutal. As a master of combat, combine powerful multi-kills and countermoves to strike your enemies down.
• A whole new arsenal Choose your own way to fight enemies. Take advantage of the Rope Launcher technology to be as stealthy as ever and strike with your Hidden Blade. Or choose the kukri knife and the brass knuckles to get the drop on your enemies.
• A new age of transportation In London, the systemic vehicles offer an ever-changing environment. Drive carriages to chase your target, use your parkour skills to engage in epic fights atop high-speed trains, or make your own way amongst the boats of the River Thames.
• A vast open world Travel the city at the height of the Industrial Revolution and meet iconic historical figures. From Westminster to Whitechapel, you will come across Darwin, Dickens, Queen Victoria… and many more.”
Dead Space 2 – April 16-30
“Engineer Isaac Clarke returns for another blood-curdling adventure in the sequel to the critically acclaimed Dead Space™. After waking from a coma on a massive space city known as “The Sprawl”, the lone survivor of a horrific alien infection finds himself confronting a catastrophic new nightmare. Battling dementia, hunted by the government, and haunted by visions of his dead girlfriend, Isaac will do whatever it takes to save himself and dominate the gruesome onslaught. With an arsenal of tools to dismember Necromorphs and new determination, an engineer will bring the terror to space.”
Cars 2: The Video Game – April 1-15
“Cars 2: The Video Game allows players to jump into the Cars 2 universe with some of their favorite Cars personalities in locations around the globe. Become a world-class spy and take on dangerous missions or compete to become the fastest racecar in the world!”
Players will need a Xbox Live Gold subscription in order to receive the above titles for free. Keep it tuned to Don’t Feed the Gamers as we learn which games will be available the following month, and for other gaming goodness going on right now, check out the following:
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- Randy Pitchford Tweets Heartfelt Reply To Fake Kaz Hirai Twitter Account
- New Outlast 2 Story Mode Released, Deleted Scenes Included
What say you, gamers? Are you interested in any of the titles that are part of Xbox’s April 2018 Games with Gold lineup? Are you already looking forward to May’s offerings? Sound off in the comments section below, and be sure to follow DFTG on Twitter for live gaming and entertainment news 24/7! To catch a glimpse of the titles from above in action, check out the video below:
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Eric is an editor and writer for Don't Feed the Gamers. When he is not staring at a computer screen filled with text, he is usually staring at a computer screen filled with controllable animations. Today's youth call this gaming. He also likes to shoot things. With a camera, of course.