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Last Chance For Free Xbox One Games With Gold For September

This is not a drill.


October is nearly upon us. Once the calendar page turns, Xbox Live Gold subscribers will no longer be able to download September's Games With Gold. That would be a shame, because missing out on free Xbox One and Xbox 360 games is never a good idea. The titles going away on Monday, October 1, are Prison Architect and Sega Vintage Collection: Monster World.

Prison Architect is a sim game for Xbox One that puts you in charge of the building and running of a maximum security facility. Don't let the game's cutesy art style fool you: this is a deep management game with lots of overlapping systems. It also gets surprisingly dark, as prisoners can do things like murder each other and launch full-scale riots if you don't keep them happy. Good luck with that.

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Sega Vintage Collection: Monster World is a compilation of three platform/adventure games from the '80s and '90s. It includes the arcade version of Wonder Boy in Monster Land, plus ports of the Genesis versions of Wonder Boy in Monster World and Monster World IV, the latter of which made its way outside of Japan for the first time with the release of this collection on Xbox 360.

Also available for now Xbox Live Gold members is Livelock, a top-down shooter you can play alone or with friends. It's free to download until October 15.

In related news, Microsoft has announced October's free Games With Gold. They include Overcooked and Victor Vran on Xbox One and Stuntman: Ignition and Hitman: Blood Money on Xbox 360. As with all Xbox 360 Games With Gold, you can play them on Xbox One thanks to backwards compatibility.

Games With Gold: September 2018

Xbox One

  • Prison Architect (September 1-30)
  • For Honor (August 16-September 15)
  • Livelock (September 16-October 15)

Xbox 360

  • Lego Star Wars III: The Clone Wars (September 1-15)
  • Sega Vintage Collection: Monster World (September 16-30)
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