Microsoft is pleased to reveal today the full lineup of free games for Games with Gold in December 2021 which includes Tropico, Orc Must Die, and more.
Xbox Live Gold members will have exclusive access to the following games for a limited time as part of Games With Gold. This includes Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscribers, who receive all the fantastic benefits of Gold plus access to over 100 high-quality games with Xbox Game Pass.
- The Escapists 2 ($19.99 ERP): Available December 1 to 31
- Tropico 5 – Penultimate Edition ($24.99 ERP): Available December 16 to January 15
- Orcs Must Die! ($14.99 ERP): Available December 1 to 15
- Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet ($9.99 ERP): Available December 16 to 31
Here’s an overview of the games, via Xbox:
The Escapists 2
From the tundra to the desert, join up with three of your friends to form the ultimate crew and engineer the wildest escapes from some of the toughest prisons in the world. Live by the rules, attend roll call, and follow strict routines, all while secretly planning and executing your bid for freedom!
Tropico 5 – Penultimate Edition
In this Penultimate Edition, including The Big Cheese and Hostile Takeover add-ons, expand the reign of your dynasty from the early colonial period to beyond the 21st Century. Build your city’s infrastructure, plan your trading routes, and utilize new technologies, in the fifth installment of the fan favorite city-building series.
Orcs Must Die!
As a powerful War Mage, defend twenty-four fortresses from a mob of beastly enemies, using all manner of weapons and traps at your disposal. No matter how you get it done, you’ll have a blast destroying rampaging monsters in this fantasy, action-strategy game.
Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet
Explore unique environments in the 2D action-adventure game, Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet. Make your way to the center of the mysterious Shadow Planet, all while solving complex puzzles and battling bizarre creatures, as you fight to save your home world.