Microsoft has announced its next set of Xbox Games With Gold for the month of January. Starting on January 1, 2020, the games will start rotating in. This will mark the first set of Games with Gold for the new year, which are included with your Xbox Live Gold or Game Pass Ultimate subscription.
The month will include Styx: Shards of Darkness and Batman: The Telltale Series, for Xbox One, plus Tekken 6 and Lego Star Wars II: The Original Trilogy for Xbox 360 (with Xbox One backwards compatibility).
Styx is a stealth-action game from 2017 that received a 6/10 from GameSpot for its fluid controls but uneven AI and mission structure. Batman was one of Telltale's higher-profile licensed games, and was well-received as a new take on the iconic character. Tekken and Lego Star Wars are classics from the last generation, and Lego Star Wars is being re-envisoned with a new "Skywalker Saga" game in 2020.
The Games with Gold are included with your Gold subscription, which enables Xbox Live online play. But you're also a Live member if you have Game Pass Ultimate, which also entitles you to Game Pass games. That subscription is getting some heavy-hitters this week including Pillars of Eternity and The Witcher 3.
Xbox Games With Gold January 2020
- Styx: Shards of Darkness (January 1-31)
- Batman: The Telltale Series (January 16-February 15)
- Tekken 6 (January 1-15)
- Lego Star Wars II: The Original Trilogy (January 16-31)