Xbox Games With Gold January 2022: Early announcement reveals free games

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Xbox's Games With Gold has been a little bit mediocre as of late and January 2022's set of games shows this. Here's what we're getting and when you can play them for yourself.

Latest - Games out this week

We are due to see Xbox's Games With Gold for January 2022 on January 1st. This means we only have a few days left until we can grab them for ourselves.

Expect them to arrive on Saturday.

Xbox confirms January 2022 games early

If you're an Xbox Live Gold or Xbox Game Pass Ultimate member, you can get your hands on the following games at the following times:

  • NeuroVoider (Xbox One) - January 1st until January 31st
  • Aground (Xbox One) - January 16th until February 15th
  • Radiant Silvergun (Xbox 360) - January 1st until January 15th
  • Space Invaders Infinity Gene (Xbox 360) - January 16th until January 31st

Are you happy with these games?

When do we find out what we're getting?

Xbox's Games With Gold games are announced a short period before they're available - that means, we should find out sooner than you think.

Xbox always announces their upcoming Games With Gold games on the last Wednesday of every month - this month, the announcement is due to drop on December 29th at the following times:

  • 08:00 PST
  • 11:00 EST
  • 16:00 GMT

Take this all with a pinch of salt, though, given the time of the year. Either way, we should see the Games With Gold Games released for Xbox Gold players at the start of January 2022.

Free Games Prediction

The free games are notoriously hard to predict as they don't have an internal logic like PS Plus and new games don't come to the service. It mostly feels somewhat random.

This being said, there are few things we know. Every month, we see two Xbox One games and two Xbox 360 games, with a healthy mix of AAA and indie. For this reason, it may not be worth giving a proper prediction until we have a little more information this month.

Last Month's Games

Last month's games were pretty solid, they were:

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