New games with Gold for August 2022

Time to announce the August Games with Gold lineup! On Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S, run a cat cafe on Calicoand make your way through a roguelite platformer in Plaguebearer. And for our classic lineup via backwards compatibilityEarn respect and take back your territory in saints row 2, and throw the heist of your life in Monaco: what’s yours is mine.

Xbox Live Gold members will have exclusive access to these games for a limited time as part of games with gold. So shall Xbox Game Pass Ultimate members who get all the great benefits of Gold plus access to over 100 high-quality games with Xbox Game Pass.


You’ll have to channel the right cat attitude in the charming and fuzzy simulation game. Calico. It’s up to you to rebuild the dilapidated cat cafe in town. Create your character, choose fun clothes to wear, whimsically decorate your place for the cats and human visitors, and of course, fill it with the adorable animals. With magic potions, you could even ride your giant cat to work. This game is stress-free, creative, and just plain fun.


Battle your way through a post-apocalyptic world as Kyhra, your clan’s deadliest warrior. Explore the fast-paced roguelite platformer Plaguebearer. Attack your enemies and bosses that keep the secrets of the Scourge. The ever-changing dungeon holds mysteries and memories from previous explorers that can help you move forward and, perhaps, redeem all of humanity.

saints row 2

Much has changed in five years. You wake up from a coma to learn that the 3rd Street Saints have been disbanded and their territory taken over by syndicates with the backing of corrupt corporations. Rebuild the Saints and reclaim your territory in an open world adventure that mixes humor and violence, and demands that you earn respect by any means necessary.

Monaco: what’s yours is mine

Who can pull off the heist of a lifetime? Assemble a team of top thieves and get to work. Choose one of eight highly skilled and highly colorful characters, each with their own unique set of skills, such as the pickpocket, the locksmith, the cleaner and more. Play solo or with three other morally dubious friends as you sneak into nightclubs and yachts. Each stage is told from a different perspective in this award-winning game.

Read more about our Games with Gold program hereand stay tuned to Xbox Wire for the latest Xbox news. As we said before, if you’re an Xbox Game Pass Ultimate member, you get all the benefits of Xbox Live Gold, 100+ high-quality games you can play on console, PC, and all your devices from the cloud, and access to EA Play at no additional cost. New games are added all the time, so you’ll never run out of something new to try when looking for your next favorite game. If you’re new or an existing Xbox Live Gold and Xbox Game Pass for Console member, join or upgrade today for just $1.