PSA: April's Free Xbox Games Available Now

A total of four free games are now available to download on Xbox Live; see the full list here.

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It's April 1, which means--apart from being April Fools' Day--that there are a variety of new free games to download on Xbox Live if you're an Xbox Live Gold member. Microsoft is going big this month, offering double the number of free games to subscribers now through April 30.

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Xbox One owners can download Pool Nation FX and Child of Light all month long, while Xbox 360 players can get Gears of War: Judgment and Terraria free now through April 15.

Below is a breakdown of the free games available to subscribers in April.

Xbox One (all month long):

  • Pool Nation FX (normally $10)
  • Child of Light (normally $15)

Xbox 360 (April 1-15)

  • Gears of War: Judgment (normally $20)
  • Terraria (normally $15)

Xbox 360 (April 16-31)

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Ripper_TV

April fools! No games this month.

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Feenspear

Devil's Cartel was surprisingly fun.. got the platinum on ps3, why not get it again for free and bring up my gamer score

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WizardJenkins

Lol, you couldn't pay me to pay Microsoft to give me those games for free.

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LatinproX

<< LINK REMOVED >> Nonsense. The games are free, so why pay at all. Oh yeah, gold members only. Not the common rabble, lol.

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Feenspear

<< LINK REMOVED >> LOL what a loser comment.. go to bed and try again tomorrow aSs clown

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Racso1616

Ok . . .

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RobinBlaster01

<< LINK REMOVED >> why would I pay you to pay them why wouldn't I just pay them?

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lamprey263

Wish the Deals with gold would have been better, it's all Lego games, I've not bothered with Lego games since Lego Star Wars, are any of the other games any good?

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COLDFIRE25

<< LINK REMOVED >> I don't think they've ever had one Lego game free ever. These games are free, not sales.

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senorbusyman

gears judegement was a disgrace but will play campaign 1 more time

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rmiller365

I don't have an X1 yet but Child of Light is great and I highly recommended for that old school RPG fix.

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XzerocarnageX

its gotten to the point where im lost for words on xbox one games for gold, not once have they offered one free real proper game, just crap after crap, btw im still lost for words..

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RobinBlaster01

<< LINK REMOVED >> What type of games should they release for free?

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wowfanboyzsmh

<< LINK REMOVED >> You're a casual that's all.

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KkDrummer

<< LINK REMOVED >> go buy a ps4 and be 100% happy with your new console through eternity.

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Aquoon_0nly

oh boy, can't wait to get home and play some pool

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speedfreak48t5p

APRIL FOOL'S!

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KkDrummer

<< LINK REMOVED >> no man...it is pretty real..

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MrFreehuggs

April Pools?

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pharoe777

Dang ! I already have them all, enjoyed each.... one especially 'child of light'.

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AsKo25

HATED GoW: Judgment, bought that ish for $25 a couple years ago and still feel ripped off. I bought Bullet Witch the same day and felt that was more worth it. I wanted to like the game, but it was just too segmented and restricted for my tastes, and all the cool multiplayer modes from GoW3 were taken out. It also just didn't look as nice as the Epic trilogy, which had the visuals DOWN by GoW3. Such a massive disappointment.

However I am quite stoked about finally playing Child of Light, and that Army of Two game seems like some dumb commando fun.



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Sandman338

<< LINK REMOVED >> ouch! worse than bullet witch?!? that is one of the only games i've ever returned.

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Mogan

Judgement has co-op right?

I realized last night that there's very little I still want in Destiny, and the odds of the Nightfall giving it to me are real slim, and I started to lose my drive to play that game. So if I act right now, and replace Destiny with some other halfway decent co-op game, I might be able to break it's hold on me and finally get clean.

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speedfreak48t5p

<< LINK REMOVED >> Judgement was a super fun campaign experience. Totally worth downloading.

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Mogan

<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >> I just realized I never got very far in GoW3 either. Which one has the better campaign, 3 or Judgement?

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Devon_1993

<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >> 3 duh..... its the ending of the story.. you might as well just play them all in order with a pal or 2 or 3 or 4 if u do and then you do it on normal hardcore and insane the seriers will last you quite a while and you wont get bored and then you can be proud and say ive beaten all the gears on insane i get much pussy

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greaseman1985

<< LINK REMOVED >> Oh yeah 4 player co-op. I actually really enjoyed the campaign, multiplayer sucked though.

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Mogan

<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >> Cool. Campaign is what I'm looking for. Thanks.

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beermonger7

Wow April is going to be a good month!

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DaVillain-

I will take Child of Light and Gears of War: Judgment to go MS and delivery is free right? Oh free delivery, thanks MS :-)