Xbox Live Games With Gold January 2017

Xbox has started the first week month of 2017, with the following games free with Xbox Live Gold as part of Games With Gold. For Xbox One free games included with Xbox Live gold subscription are World of Van Helsing: Deathtrap and Killer Instinct Season 2 Ultra Edition. For Xbox 360, also available on Xbox One via backwards compatibility, games free with gold for this month are The Cave and Rayman Origins.

World of Van Helsing: Deathtrap (Xbox One) and The Cave (Xbox 360 BC) will be free for the whole month.  Later in the month both Killer Instinct: Season 2 Ultra Edition and Rayman Origins will join the lineup from Jan 16th and will carry on to next month till Feb 15th. Also, from last month’s games with gold, Outlast for Xbox One will be available till Jan 15th.
games with gold january 2017

Game Platform GWG availability Released Age Metacritic Score Price (USD)
World of Van Helsing: Deathtrap Xbox One Jan 1st – Jan 31st 01-Jan-2017 0 days NA $19.99
The Cave Xbox 360
Backwards Compatible with Xbox One
Jan 1st – Jan 31st 23-Jan-2013 around 4 years (1439 days) 70 $14.99
Killer Instinct: Season 2 Ultra Edition Xbox One Jan 16th – Feb 15th 15-Oct-2014 around 2 years (809 days) 85 $39.99
Rayman Origins Xbox 360
Backwards Compatible with Xbox One
Jan 16th – Feb 15th 15-Nov-2011 around 5 years (1874 days) 87 $14.99

World of Van Helsing: Deathtrap is a brand new game released on 1st Jan 2017 itself, and this means Xbox Live Gold subscribers will be getting a brand new game for free, and it’s retail price on Xbox Store is $19.99.

The Cave, is around 4 years old game, and rated as average by critics with a Metacritic score of 70. This game is backwards compatible and is worth  $14.99.

Killer Instinct: Season 2 is a great game and is rated good with score of 85 on Metacritic, and it’s retails price is $39.99. The game was originally releases around 2 years back.

Rayman Origins is another fun platformer, and is rated at 87 by critics. Retail price on xbox store is $14.99 and is around 5 years old.

Figures

Total Price: $89.96

Average age of the game: 2.8 years

Average rating: 80.67 (excluding Deathtrap)

Value

Xbox Live Games With Gold for January 2017 has free games of value of around $90 USD, with an average age of 2.8 years and average critics rating of 81.

 

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