Now that December has arrived, Major Nelson has updated his personal blog to introduce the new games that will be available for free as part of the December Games with Gold promotion. This month there will be five different titles that will be available at different times throughout.
Three of the titles available are on the Xbox 360 whilst the other two are Xbox One titles.
Starting with the Xbox 360, the first title available will be Castlestorm. Usually a $9.99 digital arcade title, CastleStorm is a 2013 game developed by Zen Studios. CastleStorm features a variety of medieval weaponry that players can use to protect themselves from oncoming enemies. The objective of CastleStorm is defend your castle.
The second game available on Xbox 360 will be Sacred 3 - this title is usually available for $19.99 on the Xbox Games Store and it will be available on Xbox 360 for free, starting on December 16 and ending on December 31.
The third Xbox 360 game, which Major Nelson has mentioned is an extra gift for players this Holiday season, is Operation Flashpoint: Dragon Rising. Like Sacred 3, Operation Flashpoint will be available from December 16 until December 31.
As for the Xbox One titles - starting from December 1, The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing will be available for free for the entirety of the month. On December 16, the new Thief remaster will be put up for free as well. Thief will be available until January 15.