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Games With Gold January 2022 COUNTDOWN - Everything we know so far

Xbox's Games With Gold is a little bit medicore in comparison to the superior PS Plus and Game Pass. If you're looking for the latest information on Games With Gold in January 2022, here's what you should know.


We're now only a few days from the release of January 2022's games. You can see our countdown timer below for a more accurate clock.

We'll update you right here if anything changes.

Games With Gold January 2022 Games

In a surprise move, January 2022's Games With Gold were announced early. You can read about it below.

The games are:

Games With Gold January 2022 Announcement Date

Generally we tend to see the months games on the last Wednesday of the previous month. This being said, they came early this month and we now know.

They get announced by the official Xbox Twitter and Major Nelson. Although it could technically come later, below are the times they normally would arrive:

  • 08:00 December 29th PST
  • 11:00 December 29th EST
  • 16:00 December 29th BST

You can see last month's games below:

Games WIth Gold January 2022 Release Date

The games are announced the week before the month end and then tend to arrive on the 1st of the month. If this is true, we will see them arrive on January 1st.

Two games will arrive then and two other games will come two weeks later. This leaves you constantly anticipating the next game.

For more articles like this, take a look at our Xbox Games with Gold and More page.