It feels weird to say November is almost over, but it’s true… December is a little over a week away. With December fast approaching, it makes sense that the Games With Gold titles for December 2021 would be revealed on Xbox Wire today.

Wondering what to expect from Games With Gold in December? Let’s take a closer look! 

Xbox Games With Gold for December 2021 Revealed

The Games With Gold for December 2021 were revealed today on Xbox Wire and feature titles like The Escapists 2 and Tropico, among others. The titles will be available to download for free for Xbox Live Gold members and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate Members.

Two games will be available to download starting December 1, while two additional games will be made available starting December 16. Below, you’ll find the full list of Games With Gold titles for December 2021 with info courtesy of Xbox Wire.

  • Orcs Must Die! ($14.99 ERP): December 1 through December 15

  • The Escapists 2 ($19.99 ERP): December 1 through December 31

  • Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet ($9.99 ERP): December 16 through December 31

  • Tropico 5 – Penultimate Edition ($24.99 ERP): December 16 through January 15

For those of you who may be unfamiliar with one or more of the games included in the Games With Gold lineup for December 2021, the Xbox Wire post also includes brief summaries of each title to help get you acquainted. 

The Escapists 2

From the tundra to the desert, join up with three of your friends to form the ultimate crew and engineer the wildest escapes from some of the toughest prisons in the world. Live by the rules, attend roll call, and follow strict routines, all while secretly planning and executing your bid for freedom!

Tropico 5 – Penultimate Edition

In this Penultimate Edition, including The Big Cheese and Hostile Takeover add-ons, expand the reign of your dynasty from the early colonial period to beyond the 21st Century. Build your city’s infrastructure, plan your trading routes, and utilize new technologies, in the fifth installment of the fan favorite city-building series.

Orcs Must Die!

As a powerful War Mage, defend twenty-four fortresses from a mob of beastly enemies, using all manner of weapons and traps at your disposal. No matter how you get it done, you’ll have a blast destroying rampaging monsters in this fantasy, action-strategy game.

Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet

Explore unique environments in the 2D action-adventure game, Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet. Make your way to the center of the mysterious Shadow Planet, all while solving complex puzzles and battling bizarre creatures, as you fight to save your home world.”

All in all, it’s not a bad month for Games With Gold with solid titles like The Escapists 2 and Tropico 5. Of course, we want to know what you think of the Games With Gold lineup for December 2021. Is it better than last month? Worse?

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