Guide: Free Games That Won't Require Xbox Live Gold In The Future

Update (April 2021): Microsoft has now officially unlocked 50+ free-to-play games across various Xbox consoles for all users, meaning you no longer need an Xbox Live Gold membership to play them online.

We've updated the full list of supported titles below!

Original story (January 2021): We're sure you've seen by now that Microsoft has backtracked on its decision to increase the price of Xbox Live Gold, also announcing at the same time that free-to-play games will no longer require Gold in the future.

This means you won't be forced to pay in order to play online games that are classed as "free-to-play" on Xbox, which includes some huge titles such as Fortnite, Call of Duty: Warzone and Apex Legends.

Below, we've gathered a list of titles that are expected to be removing this restriction in the coming months.

"We’re turning this moment into an opportunity to bring Xbox Live more in line with how we see the player at the center of their experience. For free-to-play games, you will no longer need an Xbox Live Gold membership to play those games on Xbox. We are working hard to deliver this change as soon as possible in the coming months."

Rocket League

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