Microsoft has announced the Xbox Live Games with Gold lineup for the month of January 2019. It features some nice surprises for the fans who were eagerly anticipating to get an official comment from Microsoft.
Games with Gold is usually announced at the end of the month however, Microsoft has announced these earlier than the reveal due to the holidays that are starting soon. The Xbox Live Games with Gold lineup for the month of December 2018 includes two major games for the Xbox One: Celeste and WRC 6 FIA World Rally Championship.
There are two more games for the Xbox 360. For January 2019, Lara Croft and the Guardian of the Light and Far Cry 2 will be released as part of the Xbox Live Games with Gold lineup. They are also playable on the Xbox One through the backward compatibility program.
Celeste is an amazing indie platformer that is a solid contender of the game of the year. It is also available on the PC, PS4, and Nintendo Switch. Lara Croft and the Guardian of the Light seems to be a repeating game since it was already released in the past for the Xbox Live Games with Gold subscribers.
All of these games will be gradually released for the active subscribers starting the beginning of January 2019.