Styx and Gears of War 2 now available on Games With Gold

Doesn’t time fly when you’re a gamer? We’re already half way through the month, which can only mean one thing! It’s time to grab your two remaining free Games With Gold titles for this period.

Styx: Master of Shadows


Your Xbox One title is Styx: Master of Shadows. It’s available to download right now through to March 15th.

Styx: Master of Shadows is an infiltration game with RPG elements taking place in a dark fantasy universe. Guide the goblin assassin Styx through the vertical and multi-layered Tower of Akenash, home to the World Tree, source of the Amber – a powerful and magical golden sap – prowling through the shadows with aide of a host of special abilities refined throughout Styx’s 200 years of history.

Gears of War 2


For Xbox 360 gamers, and also Xbox One via Backward Compatibility, your second title for this period is the classic Gears of War 2. Available from now through February 29th.

Winter approaches. War rages on. Entire cities are sinking, swallowed by a new threat from below. Soon humanity will have nothing left to defend. Only one option remains: an all-out attack on the Locust Horde.

Downloading Backward Compatible Titles

If you don’t yet know how to download and play the Backward Compatible Xbox 360 tiles on your Xbox One, just follow these easy steps.

  1. Visit and login with your Xbox Live Gold account.
  2. Find the game, in this case Gears of War 2, on the Xbox Store.
  3. On the left you will see a green “Buy Game” option, with a price on it. Ignore the price – the game is FREE – click that green button!
  4. A popup will show, asking you to confirm the “Purchase”. You will see near the top that the game is FREE. Confirm the purchase.
  5. Browse to your “Ready to Install” Games on your Xbox One console to initiate the download, and enjoy!
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