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Free Xbox One, Xbox 360 Games with Gold for February 2016 Announced [Full Lineup]

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Microsoft has announced the official lineup of free Xbox One and Xbox 360 Games with Gold for the month of February.

Take note that these games are playable on Xbox One through backwards compatibility, which means that even if you don't own an Xbox 360, you can still play them, GameSpot wrote. January's Games with Gold titles, on the other hand, are still available until next week.

Check out the full lineup of February's Games with Gold titles listed below, as provided by GameSpot.

Games With Gold February 2016 Lineup

Xbox One:

  • "Hand of Fate" - February 1-29
  • "Styx: Masters of Shadow" - February 16 - March 15

Xbox 360:

  • "Sacred Citadel" - February 1-15
  • "Gears of War 2" - February 16-29

PlayStation Plus Free Games for February

Prior to Microsoft's announcement, Sony has revealed the complete list of free games for the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, and PlayStation Vita. Take a look at them below, as provided by a separate report from GameSpot.


  • "Helldivers: Democracy Strikes Back"
  • "Nom Nom Galaxy"


  • "Grid Autosport"
  • "Personal 4 Arena Ultimax"
  • "Helldivers: Democracy Strikes Back"

PS Vita

  • "Helldivers: Democracy Strikes Back"
  • "Nova-111"
  • "Lemmings Touch"

Games Expected to Have Xbox One Backwards Compatibility

Microsoft has confirmed that they will now reveal and launch game titles individually when they are ready to be released, instead of announcing it in big monthly installments. Now, recent reports are claiming that the original "Call of Duty: Black Ops" could be one of the next titles to have Xbox One backwards compatibility, Express wrote.

Aside from "Call of Duty: Black Ops," other games expected to be added in the coming months are "Halo Wars," "Skate 3," "BioShock," "BioShock 2," and "BioShock Infinite," the news outlet listed.

130 titles now have backwards compatibility for the Xbox One. You can check out the full list here.

Microsoft management announced in past interviews that they intend to boost Xbox One console sales through backwards compatibility. However, the effect of this feature in this department "remains to be seen," GameSpot added.

New Xbox One Update -- Features & Improvements

Microsoft's first Xbox One update brings back an important feature and several new additions.

According to the Verge, party chat details is now back as well as a new Gamerscore leaderboard option, which emphasizes who has the biggest growth over a 30-day period.

Microsoft also made some changes to its home and pinned sections in the Xbox One dashboard, the news outlet noted. Other minor improvements include the activity feed and game hubs, which are updated to easily view who's broadcasting on Twitch.

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