It's not the new year quite yet, but Microsoft has already pushed out the first wave of its January Games with Gold experiences. Just as it was announced, Xbox Live Gold and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscribers can now claim Styx: Shards of Darkness for Xbox One and Tekken 6 for Xbox 360.
As is usually the case, the latter fighting game is also up for claim on the Xbox One thanks to it being playable natively on the modern console using backward compatibility.
Use the store links listed below to claim the games directly. Just remember to be logged in to a Gold activated account to see the free promotion:
Styx: Shards of Darkness (Xbox One)
Hired for a critical mission, explore and master huge open environments as Styx, alone or in coop with a friend. Assassinate or sneak past enemies – Humans, Elves and Dwarfs – but also much more fearsome, colossal creatures, and experiment with the new array of lethal abilities and weapons in your goblin assassin's arsenal.
Tekken 6 (Xbox 360 and Xbox One)
A large roster of unique characters, fast-paced action, a deep level of strategy, and the rich background story have all helped make the TEKKEN series the top in its genre. TEKKEN 6 has the largest character roster to date, Online VS Battle, and other new content created for the home version. Use the improved, more in-depth character customization options to customize your favorite characters and face off against rivals online!
Moreover, before it gets replaced by Batman: The Telltale Series on January 16, Xbox One owners can also grab a copy of Jurassic World Evolution from the previous Games with Gold promotion.
It's worth noting that Xbox One games claimed through these promotions are only playable whenever the account has an active Xbox Live Gold subscription. Claimed Xbox 360 games, on the other hand, will remain playable even if the subscription is discontinued.