Major Nelson has revealed what games the Xbox community will be able to play in September with the Games with Gold offerings. As is the new norm, two games will be available during the month for the Xbox One, and two games will be available for the Xbox 360.
Starting off on Games with Gold on September 1st is The Deer God. The Deer God is a beautiful, pixel-art-based platformer which asks deep questions about reincarnation, karma, life, death, and what it means to survive in a state of nature. You play a hunter who is suddenly switched into the body of a deer – and vice versa. You must learn to survive, and eventually escape from the body of the deer that you now inhabit. Procedurally generated landscapes mean each playthrough is different, but the story will continue to challenge you philosophically every time, as well.
Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition will be available as a free download from September 16th to October 15th, and sets you up nicely for your trek into Rise of the Tomb Raider. The reboot takes you and Lara on your first adventure together, seeing her become the epic survivor and explorer that we know her to be.
On the Xbox 360’s Games with Gold, Battlestations Pacific will be available on September 1st until the 15th. Fight for the American or Japanese forces in air, sea and submerged combat, attacking land based structures, opposing boats and submarines, or vicious aerial fighters in intense dog fights.
For the second half of the month, 360 players can enjoy Crysis 3, which is a first person shooter, with gorgeous graphics, and an amazingly powerful suit to do the dirty work with. Upgrade your suit’s stealth and agility abilities, or its armor and strength enhancements – so you can either take the fight directly to your foes’ faces, or choose a more subtle approach.
[Source: Major Nelson]