After three months of excellent Games With Gold offerings, Microsoft once again stepped it up a notch with April’s Games With Gold. Nudging their way into your games library are two Xbox One, and two Xbox 360 games that can be also be played through Backward Compatibility.
Lead your troops to victory and exact your revenge in the fantastic looking Xbox One launch title, Ryse: Son of Rome, which will be available throughout April. Starting 1 April, you can play as Roman soldier Marius Titus who aims to avenge the slaying of his family and fight to save the Roman Empire. This third-person hack-and-slash boasts fluid, combo-based combat with stunning graphics and environments.
Following hot on its heels is the tragic story of the young Clementine in the zombie apocalypse, The Walking Dead: Season 2, from 16 April 16 to 15 May. Your choices and actions impact the story as you are constantly tested to survive in a world gone mad. Meet other survivors, explore new locations, and make gruesome decisions in this excellent five-part series.
Then on Xbox 360, and on Xbox One through Backward Compatibility, you take on the role of War, one of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, in the classic action role-playing game Darksiders from 1 to 15 April, followed by the adventures of Ezio Auditore in Assassin’s Creed Revelations from 16 to 30 April.
In summary, here’s what you can expect in April:
• Ryse: Son of Rome: Available 1 to 30 April on Xbox One
• The Walking Dead: Season 2: Available 16 April to 15 May on Xbox One
• Darksiders: Available 1 to 15 April on Xbox 360 & Xbox One
• Assassin’s Creed Revelations: Available 16 to 30 April on Xbox 360 & Xbox One