Your Games with Gold in August paints a world that is fast and deadly

If you thought the Games with Gold in July was a little on the meh side of life, then you’re about to receive a set of games that’ll blow your expectations out of the water. Whether you’re playing it on the Xbox One or Xbox 360 – this month there is something in it for all walks of life. Let’s waste little time and jump right into what is possibly one of the better line-ups we’ve yet seen from the service.

Forza Horizon 2 Standard – 10th Anniversary Edition (Xbox One)

Available August 1 to 31 on Xbox One

Drive over 200 exotic cars and explore the beautiful vistas of southern France and northern Italy like never before, in this 10th anniversary edition of Forza Horizon 2. Show off your driving skills with friends online in challenging races and events, day or night, in dynamic weather conditions. A world of beauty and freedom awaits in this ultimate celebration of speed and style.

For Honor Standard Edition (Xbox One)

Available August 16 to September 15 on Xbox One

Be prepared to enter the chaos of war in For Honor. Mix speed, strategy, and team-play across several multiplayer modes as you control your favorite warriors, be they bold Knights, brutal Vikings, or deadly Samurai. Master the innovative Art of Battle combat system and guide your armies to ultimate victory.

Dead Space 3 (Xbox 360 / /Xbox One)

Available August 1 to 15 on Xbox One and Xbox 360


Return as protagonist Isaac Clarke in the survival horror game Dead Space 3. Joined by Sgt. John Carver, travel to the ominous ice planet of Tau Volantis to uncover the secrets of the Necromorph plague. With online co-op mode, join a friend and use teamwork to end the deadly threat once and for all.

Disney Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two (Xbox 360 / /Xbox One)

Available August 16 to 31 on Xbox One and Xbox 360


Grab your magic paintbrush and return to save the world of Wasteland once again in Disney Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two. Pair up with Oswald the Lucky Rabbit, interact with classic cartoon characters of the past, and defeat the Mad Doctor in this heroic two-player co-op adventure.

Here is the official announcement video:

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