The December 2021 Games with Gold have been revealed! Which of these four Xbox GWG titles will you choose?
The holiday season is rapidly approaching. Last week felt like it was just Halloween; now, Thanksgiving is just two days away. With Thanksgiving just around the corner, every shoppers’ favorite time of the year is right behind it. With Black Friday currently underway, Microsoft has taken a safe bet with the December 2021 Games with Gold offers.
The December 2021 Games with Gold offers will grant Xbox Live Gold members and Game Pass Ultimate subscribers four free titles. While the December 2021 Games with Gold offers will not start until December 1st, you still have time to pick up the November 2021 Games with Gold offers. The current November GWG offers are Moving Out, Kingdom Two Crowns, and Lego Batman 2 DC Super Heroes.
Starting on December 1st, Xbox Live Gold members can download The Escapist 2 and Orcs Must Die! The Escapist 2 ($19.99) will be free until December 31st. Orcs Must Die! ($14.99) will be free to Xbox Live Gold members until December 16th.
Then on December 16th, Tropico 5 – Penultimate Edition and Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet will help you plan world domination or save the world in bizarre and complex ways. Tropico 5 – Penultimate Edition ($24.99) will be free to gold members. Finally, Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet ($9.99), not to be confused with Insane Clown Posse, will be free until December 31st.
GWG Title Descriptions
Below are the December 2021 Games with Gold offers game descriptions.
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.
Though these four December 2021 Games with Gold titles might not be blockbuster hits, three of the titles can be enjoyable and provide you with a few good laughs.