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XBL: Games with Gold

backflip10019

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So we should know for sure by Friday. Any guess?

My guess: Lords of the Fallen
Nah, I don't think so. Wouldn't make sense since it was just on sale and is a relatively new game. They also haven't given away a full retail game yet, and that would be a weird one to start on.

I'll say... Never Alone (and #IDARB).
 

flkraven

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Nah, I don't think so. Wouldn't make sense since it was just on sale and is a relatively new game. They also haven't given away a full retail game yet, and that would be a weird one to start on.

I'll say... Never Alone (and #IDARB).
It was on sale for 4 hours, then it mysteriously disappeared, and everyone acted like it was never supposed to be on sale. My guess is that instead of selling it for $10, MS last minute offered up GwG money and it proved a better option.

Hail mary guess though.
 

JaggedSac

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Nah, I don't think so. Wouldn't make sense since it was just on sale and is a relatively new game. They also haven't given away a full retail game yet, and that would be a weird one to start on.

I'll say... Never Alone (and #IDARB).
Apparently, it was not supposed to be on sale
 

Bessy67

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I'm kind of hoping for Powerstar Golf. I already own it but it would be nice to have more people posting rounds to play against. Not sure if they would do it now that it's somewhat F2P though.
 

Welfare

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Let it be something that goes well with the screenshot feature! That'll be one way for people to use it.
 

GankzyMcfly

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I'm kind of hoping for Powerstar Golf. I already own it but it would be nice to have more people posting rounds to play against. Not sure if they would do it now that it's somewhat F2P though.
Id be soo mad.....thats like if they made project sparks or killer instinct the games with gold game ... they might as well piss in my face
 

Shpeshal Ed

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I'm kind of hoping for Powerstar Golf. I already own it but it would be nice to have more people posting rounds to play against. Not sure if they would do it now that it's somewhat F2P though.
They already did Powerstar Golf. At least outside America they did anyway. I got it free a few months back. Not the "free" base game. I have the full game unlock too.
 

jesu

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Id be soo mad.....thats like if they made project sparks or killer instinct the games with gold game ... they might as well piss in my face
Well obviously they would make the courses free too.

I would really like DR3 but I think Ryse and Forza 5 would be more likely.
They've just made a Forza 5/Horizon 2 digital bundle so I doubt it'll be that.
Ryse would be good for me(already have DR3)
 

MaximusPayne

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They've just made a Forza 5/Horizon 2 digital bundle so I doubt it'll be that.
Ryse would be good for me(already have DR3)
Ryse would be a good choice for me, also. I played it at launch and traded it while it held it's value. I have some rank vested in multiplayer and would love to sink some more time into it. :(

It's $22 on amazon right now, but come on Microsoft...give the dog a bone.
 

The Elite

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Ryse would be a good choice for me, also. I played it at launch and traded it while it held it's value. I have some rank vested in multiplayer and would love to sink some more time into it. :(

It's $22 on amazon right now, but come on Microsoft...give the dog a bone.
It seems like the right choice with screenshot functionality.
 
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With that, we have found the only person on the planet that considers Lococycle a damn good game.
I'm not alone, I know there are others who feel the same, but they are too scared to speak of their love for the damn good game that is Lococycle.
 

Chris1

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Doubt we will see a retail game until june to mark 1 year and for E3. First few retail games will probably be Ryse and Tomb Raider.

Would be nice to get Ryse next month, and it would go perfectly with the screenshot feature as DoctorWho said, but I don't see it happening just yet.
 

BTM

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Out of left field prediction: Titanfall. Its one year anniversary is March and it'd be great to have an influx of players.
 

Apoleptica

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It won't ever be Ryse, solely because of how huge the file size is for that game. Microsoft doesn't want to waste resources and money on thousands of people downloading a 50 GB game. If you want to make a good guess towards what a potential free game could be your first step should be to dismiss any game over 20 GB. Microsoft also wants to keep your hard dives as minimally filled with free games so that you have more room to download purchased games.

Dead rising 3 is 35 GB, so that one is unlikely to go free as well. Along with Forza 5 at 40 GB, that one isn't ever going to happen either.

Edit: Out of every free game with gold given away the largest has been D4 at ~ 9GB and the second largest was Crimson Dragon at ~ 7 GB, so I believe my theory holds. On Xbox 360 the free games with gold never got past 7 GB in size with Halo Reach at ~ 7 GB and Witcher 2 at ~ 7 GB.

A game like Styx Master of Shadows is likely to go free with it being only 6.48 GB on the xbox one, and it selling for only $7 during the sale. Don't expect it in March but do expect it in the coming months.
 

Varg

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Bet your money it's lord of the fallen folks. Not too big a file size,and the twitter winking has me predicting It will be the first full retail release.
 

flkraven

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Bet your money it's lord of the fallen folks. Not too big a file size,and the twitter winking has me predicting It will be the first full retail release.
I called it in the sale thread the second they pulled it from the sale. If it is the GwG game, I am Vince McMahon walking all over this joint.
 

Rembrandt

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I'm kind of hoping for Powerstar Golf. I already own it but it would be nice to have more people posting rounds to play against. Not sure if they would do it now that it's somewhat F2P though.
I wouldn't complain. Powerstar Golf is tons of fun. no online pvp sucks, though.

Doubt we will see a retail game until june to mark 1 year and for E3. First few retail games will probably be Ryse and Tomb Raider.

Would be nice to get Ryse next month, and it would go perfectly with the screenshot feature as DoctorWho said, but I don't see it happening just yet.
Now that you mentioned it, TR would be a great retail title for GwG. I'll be extremely surprised if it's not the first one or if it isn't November/December's.
 

Varg

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I called it in the sale thread the second they pulled it from the sale. If it is the GwG game, I am Vince McMahon walking all over this joint.
The four hour pull has me assuming this as well. Also would be nice for energy one to get a free dark souls type game when bloodborne releases the same month
 

EvB

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I'm not alone, I know there are others who feel the same, but they are too scared to speak of their love for the damn good game that is Lococycle.
At first I felt them same, when I had my brand new console and I'd paid £20 for the privilege. Then I played the game some more an realised it was one of the worst games I've ever played.

I love Twisted Pixel too
 

Chris1

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Now that you mentioned it, TR would be a great retail title for GwG. I'll be extremely surprised if it's not the first one or if it isn't November/December's.
I think TR is guaranteed before ROTR releases, because it was made free with PS+ for PS3 too so it's definitely a possibility. The only thing I'm not sure on is whether it'll be for 360 or xbox one, hopefully xbox one.