The first quarter of 2017 is almost over and Xbox is keeping the game train going with its free game offering for April.

Xbox Live has announced its April Games with Gold featuring four hit games: two Xbox One and two Xbox 360 games playable via backwards compatibility. These games are: Ryse: Son of Rome, Darksiders, Assassin's Creed: Revelations, and The Walking Dead: Season Two.

These limited-time games will be available for download on their respective dates for FREE for all Xbox Live Gold members.

'Ryse: Son of Rome'

Fight for honor, glory and vengeance. Fight for Rome!

Step into the battle-worn sandals of Roman soldier Marius Titus as he takes on the full might of the barbaric enemies to avenge the killing of his family. Lead your Roman legion, perform execution sequences, and engage in a brutal but stylish combat in this third-person hack-and-slash set in the ancient Roman times. The game was released for Xbox One and PC in November 2013 to positive reviews.

Original ERP: $19.99. April 1-30 on Xbox One. Download here.

'The Walking Dead: Season Two'

Zombie games are not dead! Relive the undead adventures of Clementine, a young orphan girl as she makes her way through zombie-infested world in this episodic interactive graphic adventure video game by Telltale Games. With the first episode released in December 2013, the game received critical acclaims for its story, narrative-driven gameplay, and overall atmosphere. The game retains the moral choices of characters, which affect the whole narrative. If you dig zombies, get this game.

Original ERP $24.99. April 16-May 15 on Xbox One. Download here.


If you prefer Gothic style in terms of graphics, artwork and atmosphere, then you are in for a treat with Darksiders. Originally released for Xbox 360 and playable on Xbox One via backwards compatibility, this game lets you take the role of War, one of the Four Horsemen of Apocalypse. After your fall from grace when you caused the end of the world, you must seek angels and demons to fight alongside you to reclaim your honor. Intense action and RPG combat awaits you this April.

Original ERP $19.99. April 1-15 on Xbox 360 and Xbox One. Download here.

'Assassin's Creed: Revelations'

Relive the conclusion to the critically acclaimed saga from Ubisoft. Step into the world of Master Assassin Ezio Auditore as he embarks on one final adventure before he retires his bloodstained past for good — but not before uncovering the answers to the secrets he seeks. Revelations features an open-world game featuring the magnificent medieval world of Constantinople, Cappadocia and Masyaf.

Original ERP $19.99 ER. April 16-30 on Xbox 360 and Xbox One. Download here.

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