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[Update: Confirmed] Dead Rising 2, Crackdown August’s Free Games with Gold

Posted on July 31, 2013 AT 03:34am

Dead Rising 2 and Crackdown will be offered to Xbox Live Gold subscribers for free next month as part of Microsoft’s Games With Gold promotion.

Polish site Xbox 360 Online Center claimed that sources close to the matter had informed them that the two titles would be offered to gamers. After this Polish retailer Ultima posted promotional artwork showing Crackdown as the first of the two titles to be made available.

Games With Gold provides Xbox Live Gold subscribers with two free games every month on the 1st and 16th. Once downloaded players can keep these titles forever, even if they cancel their subscription.

Update: Larry Hryb a.k.a. Major Nelson confirmed CrackdownDead Rising 2, and Dead Rising 2: Case Zero as August’s Games with Gold titles on his blog earlier this morning.

Via: OXM

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