Games with Gold March 2018: these are the free games you can get this month

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One of the main benefits of being an Xbox Live Gold subscriber is definitely the fact that each month you get access to a range of free games across the Xbox One and Xbox 360 platforms. If you’re an Xbox One owner, backwards compatibility means you get to take advantage of the Xbox 360 titles too.

This is a great way to try games you might not otherwise have played, whether because they're indie titles that slip under your radar or simply because you don’t have the funds to buy several games a month.

Even if you don’t have the console memory or the time to spare right now, we’d say it’s always worth claiming them every month anyway as you’ll then have free access to them for as long as you have an active Xbox Live account.

Since this is a monthly event, we’ve decided to create a one-stop shop where you’ll be able to find the newest free games, as well as scroll back and see which games were featured in previous months. That way you’ll know whether it’s worth holding out for a game to appear in an upcoming Games with Gold month or if it's already been offered. 

So without further ado, here are the free Xbox Live games in North America, Europe, and Australia for March 2018.

Don't forget some of the February titles are still available too!

March 2018

Xbox One

Trials of the Blood Dragon - March 1 to March 20 (usually £11.99 / $14.99 / AU $21.95 )

This game is a cross between motorbike title Trials and Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon. Taking the thrilling gameplay of Trials and inserting a self-contained story that takes place 12 years after the events of Blood Dragon, this game will allow you to run, shoot, jetpack and BMX your way through 30 missions across a handful of colorful game worlds.

Superhot - March 16 to April 15 (usually £19.99 / $24.99/ AU $33.45)

This is one you've probably heard of before. Superhot is an award-winning and innovative first person shooter. You won't find any run and gun gameplay here - in Superhot, time stops when you do so you'll have to plan your moves and dodges carefully if you want to get out alive. 

Xbox 360

Brave: The Game - March 1 to March 15 (usually £8.99 / $19.99/ AU $29.95)

You've seen the Pixar movie, now play the game. Run through the highlands of Scotland as Merida, taking down enemies and firing arrows as you try to break the curse afflicting your family. 

Quantum Conundrum - March 16 to March 31 (usually £7.99 / $9.99 / AU $11.45)

Looking for something cerebral? You might like this puzzle game which has you manipulate gravity dimensions to solve puzzles and save your mad scientist uncle. 

February 2018

Xbox One

Shadow Warrior – February 1 to February 28 (usually £19.99/ $29.99/ AU $36.70)

In Shadow Warrior you take up the role of Lo Wang, a modern day ninja. In first-person you must use a combination of guns, blades, magic and wit in order to track down a legendary blade and banish the dark forces that have taken over.

Assassin's Creed Chronicles: India – February 16 to March 15 (usually £7.99/ $9.99/ AU $14.95)

One of three side-scrolling spin-offs from the Assassin's Creed series, Assassin's Creed Chronicles: India is a colorful and thrilling adventure set in Colonial India. You'll play as Arbaaz, fighting and puzzling your way through a 2.5D world.

Xbox 360

Split Second – February 1 to February 15 (usually £8.99/ $19.99/ AU $29.95)

This arcade racer which thrusts players into a fictional reality TV showwhere they must race for fame, glory and money is a thrill ride. Race around tracks performing stunts and jumps in single-player, online multiplayer or split-screen co-op.  

Crazy Taxi – February 16 to February 28 (£6.75 / $9.99/ AU $9.95)

It's a classic game which pits a car against a clock. Get in your cab, pick up your customers and get them to their destination in one piece but, more important, on time. 

January 2018

Xbox One

The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing III – January 1 to January 31 (usually £11.99 / $14.99/ AU $19.95)

Zombi – January 16 to February 15 (usually £14.99/ $19.99/ AU $29.95)

Xbox 360

Tomb Raider Underworld – January 1 to January 15 (usually £14.99/ $19.99/ AU $29.95)

Army of Two – January 16 to January 31 (usually £14.99/ $14.99/ AU $19.95)

December 2017

Xbox One

Back to the Future: The Game - December 16 to January 15 (usually £19.99/$19.99/ AU $33.45)

Warhammer: End Times - Vermintide - December 1 to December 31 (usually £31.99/$39.99/ AU $69.95)

Xbox 360

Child of Eden - December 1 to December 15 (usually £11.99/$29.99/AU $19.95)

Marlow Briggs and the Mask of Death - December 16 to December 31 (usually £9.99/$14.99/ AU $14.95)

November 2017

Xbox One

Tales from the Borderlands – November 16 to December 15 (usually $14.99/ £11.99/ AU $19.95)

Trackmania Turbo – November 1 to November 30 (usually $39.99/ £29.99/ AU $59.95)

Xbox 360

NiGHTS into Dreams – November 1 to November 15 (usually $9.99/ £6.75/ AU $9.95)

Deadfall Adventures – November 16 to November 30 (usually $39.99/ £34.99/ AU $69.95)

October 2017

Xbox One

Gone Home – October 1 to 31 (usually $19.99 / £15.99/ AU $26.95)

The Turing Test – October 16 to November 15 (usually $19.99 / £14.99 / AU $29.95

Xbox 360

Rayman 3 HD – October 1 to 15 (usually $9.99/ £6.75/ AU $9.95)

Medal of Honor: Airborne – October 16 to 31 (usually $19.99/ £14.99/ AU$19.95)

September 2017

Xbox One

Forza Motorsport 5: Racing Game of the Year Edition – September 1 to 30 (usually $39.99 / £23.99/ AU $69.95)

Oxenfree – September 16 to October 15 (usually $19.99 / £15.99 / AU $26.95)

Xbox 360

Hydro Thunder Hurricane – September 1 to 15 (usually $9.99/ £7.69/ AU $12.29)

Battlefield 3 – September 16 to 30 (usually $19.99/ £14.99/ AU $29.95)

August 2017

Xbox One

Slime Rancher – August 1 to August 31(usually £15.99/ $19.99/ AU $26.95)

Trials Fusion – August 16 to September 15 (usually £15.99/ $19.99/ AU $29.95)

Xbox 360

Bayonetta – August 1 to August 15 (usually £14.99/ $19.99/ AU $29.95)  

Red Faction: Armageddon – August 16 to August 31 (usually £24.99/ $29.99/ AU $49.95)

July 2017

Xbox One

Grow Up – Available July 1 to July 30 (usually $9.99/ £7.99/ AU $14.95)

Runbow – Available July 16 to August 15

Xbox 360

Kane & Lynch 2 – Available July 1 to July 15 (usually $14.99/ £11.99/ AU $19.95)

LEGO Pirates of the Caribbean: The Video Game – Available July 16 to July 31(usually $19.99/ £8.99/ AU $29.95

June 2017

Xbox One

SpeedRunners - Available June 1 to June 30

Watch Dogs - Available June 26 to July 15 (usually $29.99/ £23.99/ AU$39.95)

Xbox 360

Assassin's Creed III - Available June 1 to June 15 (usually $19.99/ £8.99/ AU$14.95)

Dragon Age: Origins - Available June 16 to June 30 (usually $14.99/ £14.99/ AU$19.95)

May 2017

Xbox One

Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris – Available May 16 to June 15 (usually $19.99/ £14.99/ AU $26.95)

Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams – Director's Cut – Available May 1 to May 31 (usually $14.99/ £11.99 / listed as Coming Soon on Australian store)

Xbox 360

Xbox 360

Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II – Available May 1 to May 15 (usually $19.99 /  £11.99/ AU $29.95)

Lego Star Wars: The Complete Saga – Available May 16 to May 31 (usually $19.99/ £11.99/ AU $29.95)

April 2017

Xbox One

Ryse: Son of Rome – Available April 1 to April 30 (currently only available as part of a bundle in US and AU for ($29.99/ AU $69.95)

The Walking Dead: Season Two – Available April 16 to May 15 (usually £19.99/ $24.99/ AU $33.45)

Xbox 360

Darksiders – Available April 1 to April 15 (usually £14.99/ $19.99/ AU$29.95)

Assassin's Creed: Revelations – Available April 16 to April 30 (usually £8.99/ $19.99/ AU $9.95)

March 2017

Xbox One

Layers of Fear – Available 01/03 to 31/03 (usually £15.99/ $19.99/ AU $26.95

Evolve: Ultimate Edition – Available 16/03 to 15/04 (usually £34.99/ $49.99/ AU $54.95)

Xbox 360

Borderlands 2 – Available 01/03 to 15/03 (Usually £19.99/ $19.99/ AU $49.95)

Heavy Weapon – Available 16/03 to 31/03 (usually £7.99/ $9.99/ AU $14.95)

February 2017

Xbox One

Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime  – Available 01/02 to 28/02 (usually £11.99/ $14.99/ AU$19.95)

Project Cars Digital Edition – Available 16/02 to 15/03 (usually £23.99/ $29.99/ AU$39.95)

Xbox 360

Monkey Island 2: Special Edition – Available 01/02 to 15/02 (usually £6.75/ $9.99/ AU$9.95)

Star Wars: The Force Unleashed – Available 16/02 to 28/02 (usually £11.99/ $19.99/ AU$19.95)

January 2017

Xbox One

Xbox 360

December 2016

Xbox One

November 2016

Xbox One

Xbox 360

October 2016

Xbox One

Xbox 360

September 2016

Xbox One

Xbox 360