Microsoft announced last month the Games with Gold for February 2017. We're now in February and the first wave of free games for Xbox Live Gold members has been released. Members can now get both Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime for Xbox One and Monkey Island 2: SE for Xbox 360 (also compatible with Xbox One).
Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime (Xbox One, February 1 - 28)
Explore a neon galaxy in your very own battleship in LOVERS IN A DANGEROUS SPACETIME, a thrilling 1- to 4-player couch co-op adventure. Take control of turrets, lasers, shields and thrusters, using teamwork to triumph over the evil forces of Anti-Love. Deep space is a dangerous place, but you don’t have to face it alone! CO-OP GAMEPLAY Team up with up to three friends (or an AI space-pet) to man the different battle stations. All players fill important roles at all times, and nobody gets left behind.UPGRADEABLE SHIPS Find and combine powerful space-gems to customize your ship's weapons. Each gem gives different abilities, letting you learn the right tools for every situation.SIMPLE CONTROLS, DEEP CHALLENGE Controlling your spacenaut is so simple that anyone can jump in quickly, but getting all players to work together like a well-oiled machine, battling a galaxy of evil robots – that’s the tricky part.WITH LOVE FROM OUR FRIENDS Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime was lovingly supported by The Gold Egg Project, the funding arm of The Behemoth, makers of Castle Crashers Remastered and BattleBlock Theater.
Monkey Island 2: SE (Xbox 360, February 1 - 15)
More Pirates! More Adventure! More Monkeys! Relive the second hilarious swashbuckling misadventure of the wannabe pirate Guybrush Threepwood as he searches for the lost treasure of Big Whoop, attempts to win back the beautiful Elaine Marley and takes on the now evil zombie pirate, LeChuck! Monkey Island™ 2 Special Edition: LeChuck’s Revenge™ faithfully re-imagines the original classic in signature special edition detail. Plus, interact with the world of Monkey Island™ like never before with new direct-character controls, an interactive object highlight system, behind the scenes art viewer and creator commentary featuring the original developers of Monkey Island™ 2: LeChuck’s Revenge™!
As a reminder, you can still get Killer Instinct Season 2: Ultra Edition (Xbox One) until February 15. And if you're not yet an Xbox Live Gold member, you can sign up right now and start building your games library. If you ever cancel your subscription, you get to keep the Xbox 360 games, but you can only have access to the Xbox One games again if you resume your subscription.