Thanks to the Xbox 360 backwards compatible duo of Castlevania: Harmony of Despair
and Resident Evil Code: Veronica X
. As the 'what you need to play online' service, Xbox Live Games with Gold
has been overshadowed by Xbox Game Pass of late, it hasn't stopped the monthly freebies from arriving each and every month.
Castlevania: Harmony of Despair is an old-school Xbox Live Arcade throwback to the classic 2D-style Metroidvanias with weirdly placed colon Resident Evil Code: Veronica X a throwback to the always in our hearts console the Sega Dreamcast. Both titles are coming next month, alongside a couple of Xbox One goodies.
Aaero - Available October 1 to 31
Speed through stunning environments, tracing ribbons of light and fighting epic boss battles, all to an incredibly licensed soundtrack. Featuring music from Noisia, Flux Pavilion, Katy B, The Prototypes, Neosignal, and more, feel the groove and release the energy that lives in the music.
Hover - Available October 16 to November 15
In a futuristic 3D open world, join a group of young rebels, the Gamers, and fight against oppressing laws while performing incredible tricks and combos. Equipped with high-tech gear allowing for amazing jumps and speed, help the citizenry, and find a way to reach the Orbital Station.
Castlevania: Harmony of Despair - Available October 1 to 15
Step into the shadows of the hell house to vanquish your old-nemesis, Dracula. With 6-player co-op, select your fan favorite vampire hunters from across the entire series to return Dracula to his eternal slumber.
Resident Evil Code: Veronica X - Available October 16 to 31
Set three months after the destruction of Racoon City, help Claire Redfield travel to Europe to search for her missing brother, Chris. Infiltrate the Paris laboratory of the Umbrella Corporation and survive the zombie horde that awaits.