Microsoft have announced that Crackdown, Dead Rising 2, and Dead Rising 2: Case Zero will be free to Xbox Live Gold members as part of the Games with Gold program for Xbox 360. On July 31, Microsoft’s Major Nelson officially announced the Aug. free Xbox 360 game lineup and the release date for each of the new titles.
The first title to be free in Aug. is Realtime Worlds’ open-world game Crackdown (normally available for 800 MS Points or $10). Crackdown will be free to Xbox 360 owners starting on Aug. 1 and be available for free until Aug. 15.
Following Crackdown is Capcom’s zombie slaying Dead Rising 2 (normally available for $14.99) and its downloadable expansion Dead Rising 2: Case Zero (normally available for 400 MS Points or $5) will be from starting on Aug. 16 until Aug. 31.
Microsoft announced the Games with Gold program during their E3 2013 conference. Thus far, the program has offered Assassin’s Creed 2, Fable 3, and Defense Grid: The Awakening.
Titles like Halo 3 are planned to be released as part of the Games with Gold program in the future.