28 Jul 2021 3:39 PM +00:00

Xbox Games With Gold August 2021: Games Revealed

Games With Gold has traditionally been a bit of a letdown in contrast to PlayStation's PS Plus service.

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This being said, we now know the Games With Gold lineup for August 2021 and this month is a pretty solid one

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The reveal has finally arrived and next month's games are Darksider 3, Yooka Laylee, Lost Planet 3 and Garou: Mark of the Wolves


It's a pretty good month.

Games With Gold August 2021 Release Date

As is the case with most months, we usually expect an announcement from Major Nelson in the final week of the month to ensure that the lineup is announced ahead of the live date of Sunday, 1 August.

Xbox Game Pass July 2021
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AFTERTHOUGHT: Game Pass has pushed Games With Gold to the back of many peoples minds

We expected the announcement of the Games With Gold August 2021 line-up no later than Thursday, 30 August. The reveal came via Major Nelson's Twitter account accompanied by a blog post on Xbox Wire.

Games With Gold August 2021 Predictions


Here were our original predictions:

It's always hard to predict the monthly games give the quality is often debatable but occasionally a fantastic or underrated game makes its way onto the service.

If we're to hazard a guess at what might be available on Games With Gold in August 2021, we would go for;

  • Forza Motorsport 7 - Xbox One
  • Gone Home - Xbox One
  • Psychonauts - Xbox
  • Red Faction Armageddon - Xbox 360

July's Games With Gold Titles

You can still grab titles from the July 2021 Games With Gold line-up before the announcement and reveal of the August titles.

Games With Gold July Titles
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JULY: Last month's live-up was particularly bland

Planet Alpha, Rock of Ages 3 and Midway Arcade Origins are still available from last month's line-up. Midway and Planet Alpha will leave the service on 31 July whereas Rock of Ages is available until 15 August.