Microsoft has confirmed that they will be extending the Xbox 360's "Games With Gold" program to the Xbox One in June.

Next month, Max: The Curse of Brotherhood and Halo: Spartan Assault will be available for free, although Xbox One access is subscription-based, which differs from the Xbox 360 version of the program.

In short, this means that you will need an active Xbox Live Gold subscription in order to play the games. If your subscription ends, so does your access to the titles, regardless of whether or not you have them installed.

The move was fully expected - and has been for some months