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Games With Gold Vs. PS Plus Free Games In 2017 – Price Comparison, Games, Who Comes Out On Top

Both Microsoft and SIE recently unveiled their Games with Gold and PS Plus Games line-up for the month of February 2018. Since both these companies have a history of incredible offerings, we decided to take a look back at 2017, what Microsoft/Sony offered in the year, and a comparison of prices at the time of writing this article. Let’s dive into Games with Gold vs. PS Plus Free Games for 2017.

Games with Gold vs. PS Plus Free Games

However, before we begin, it’s important to note that both Games with Gold and Playstation Plus Free Games require users to subscribe to a monthly, quarterly, or yearly subscription. Also, if you think we miscalculated or missed anything in general, don’t forget to let us know in the comments section below!

January 2017

Games with Gold

Games Platforms Price
The Cave Xbox 360 $14.99 USD
Rayman: Origins Xbox 360 $4.49 USD
World of Van Helsing: Deathtrap Xbox One $19.99 USD
Killer Instinct Season 2 Ultra Edition Xbox One $34.99 USD

Total Cost = $74.46 USD

Playstation Plus Free Games

Games Platforms Price
Day of the Tentacle Remastered PS4 $14.99 USD
The War of Mine: The Little Ones PS4 $19.99 USD
Blazerush PS3 $9.99 USD
The Swindle PS3 $14.99 USD
Titan Souls PS Vita $14.99 USD
Azkend 2 PS Vita $14.99 USD

Total Cost = $89.94 USD

February 2017

Games with Gold

Games Platforms Price
Project Cars Digital Edition Xbox One $29.99 USD
Monkey Island 2 Special Edition Xbox 360 $9.99 USD
Star Wars: The Force Unleashed Xbox 360 $19.99 USD
Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime Xbox One $14.99 USD

Total Cost = $74.96 USD

Playstation Plus Free Games

Games Platforms Price
LittleBigPlanet 3 PS4 $19.99 USD
Not a Hero PS4 $12.99 USD
Starwhal PS3 $11.99 USD
Anna: Extended Edition PS3 $9.99 USD
Ninja Senki DX PS Vita $4.99 USD
TorqueL PS Vita $9.99 USD

Total Cost = $69.94 USD

March 2017

Games with Gold

Games Platforms Price
Borderlands 2 Xbox 360 $19.99 USD
Layers of Fear Xbox One $19.99 USD
Heavy Weapon Xbox 360 $9.99 USD
EVOLVE: Ultimate Edition Xbox One $49.99 USD

Total Cost = $99.96 USD

Playstation Plus Free Games

Games Platforms Price
Disc Jam PS4 $14.99 USD
Tearaway Unfolded PS4 $19.99 USD
Under Night: In-Birth PS3 $39.99 USD
Earth Defense Force 2025 PS3 $49.99 USD
Lumo PS Vita $19.99 USD
Severed PS Vita $14.99 USD

Total Cost = $159.94 USD

April 2017

Games with Gold

Games Platforms Price
Darksiders Xbox 360 $19.99 USD
Ryse: Son of Rome Xbox One $19.99 USD
The Walking Dead Season 2 Xbox One $24.99 USD
Assassin’s Creed: Revelations Xbox 360 $19.99 USD

Total Cost = $84.96 USD

Playstation Plus Free Games

Games Platforms Price
Drawn to Death PS4 $19.99 USD
Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime PS4 $14.99 USD
Invizimals: The Lost Kingdom PS3 $14.99 USD
Alien Rage: Extended Edition PS3 $14.99 USD
Curses ‘n Chaos PS Vita $12.49 USD
10 Seconds Ninja PS Vita $9.99 USD

Total Cost = $87.44 USD

May 2017

Games with Gold

Games Platforms Price
Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams – Director’s Cut Xbox One $14.99 USD
Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II Xbox 360 $19.99 USD
Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris Xbox One $19.99 USD
LEGO Star Wars: The Complete Saga Xbox 360 $19.99 USD

Total Cost = $74.96 USD

Playstation Plus Free Games

Games Platforms Price
Tales from the Borderlands Complete Season PS4 $14.99 USD
ABZU (Only in North America) PS4 $19.99 USD
Alienation (Only in Europe) PS4 $19.99 USD
Blood Knights PS3 $9.99 USD
Port Royale 3: Pirates and Merchants PS3 $19.99 USD
Type: Rider PS Vita $7.99 USD
Laser Disco Defenders PS Vita $9.99 USD

Total Cost = $102.93 USD

June 2017

Games with Gold

Games Platforms Price
Assassin’s Creed III Xbox 360 $9.99 USD
Dragon Age: Origins Xbox 360 $14.99 USD
Speedrunners Xbox One $9.99 USD
Watch Dogs Xbox One $29.99 USD

Total Cost = $64.96 USD

Playstation Plus Free Games

Games Platforms Price
Killing Floor 2 PS4 $39.99 USD
Life is Strange Complete Season PS4 $19.99 USD
Abyss Odyssey PS3 $14.99 USD
WRC 5: World Rally Championship PS3 $29.99 USD
Neon Chrome PS Vita $14.99 USD
Spy Chameleon PS Vita $4.99 USD

Total Cost = $124.94 USD

July 2017

Games with Gold

Games Platforms Price
Grow Up Xbox One $9.99 USD
Runbow Xbox One $14.99 USD
Kane & Lynch 2 Xbox 360 $14.99 USD
LEGO Pirates of the Caribbean: The Video Game Xbox 360 $19.99 USD


Total Cost = $59.96 USD

Playstation Plus Free Games

Games Platforms Price
Until Dawn PS4 $19.99 USD
Game of Thrones PS4 $19.99 USD
That’s You PS4 $19.99 USD
Tokyo Jungle PS3 $14.99 USD
Darkstalkers: Resurrection PS3 $14.99 USD
Don’t Die, Mr. Robot! PS Vita $3.99 USD
Element4I PS Vita $9.99 USD

Total Cost = $103.93 USD

August 2017

Games with Gold

Games Platforms Price
Slime Rancher Xbox One $19.99 USD
Trials Fusion Xbox One $6.60 USD
Bayonetta Xbox 360 $19.99 USD
Red Faction: Armageddon Xbox 360 $29.99 USD

Total Cost = $76.57 USD

Playstation Plus Free Games

Games Platforms Price
Just Cause 3 PS4 $29.99 USD
Assassin’s Creed: Freedom Cry PS4 $14.99 USD
RIGS: Mechanized Combat League PS4 $29.99 USD
Super Motherload PS3 $14.99 USD
Snakeball PS3 $9.99 USD
Downwell PS Vita $4.99 USD
Level 22 PS Vita $6.99 USD

Total Cost = $111.93 USD

September 2017

Games with Gold

Games Platforms Price
Forza Motorsport 5 Xbox One $39.99 USD
Oxenfree Xbox One $19.99 USD
Battlefield 3 Xbox 360 $19.99 USD
Hydro Thunder Hurricane Xbox 360 $9.99 USD

Total Cost = $89.96 USD

Playstation Plus Free Games

Games Platforms Price
inFAMOUS: Second Son PS4 $19.99 USD
Strike Vector EX (Only in North America) PS4 $14.99 USD
Strike Vector EX (Only in Europe) PS4 $14.99 USD
Truck Racer PS3 $9.99 USD
Handball 2016 PS3 $19.99 USD
We Are Doomed PS Vita $9.99 USD
Hatoful Boyfriend PS Vita $9.99 USD

Total Cost = $99.93 USD

October 2017

Games with Gold

Games Platforms Price
Gone Home: Console Edition Xbox One $19.99 USD
The Turing Test Xbox One $19.99 USD
Medal of Honor: Airborne Xbox 360 $19.99 USD
Rayman 3 HD Xbox 360 $3.99 USD

Total Cost = $63.96 USD

Playstation Plus Free Games

Games Platforms Price
Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain PS4 $19.99 USD
Amnesia: Collection PS4 $29.99 USD
Hustle Kings PS3 $9.99 USD
Monster Jam: Battlegrounds PS3 $9.99 USD
Hue PS Vita $14.99 USD
Sky Force Anniversary PS Vita $9.99 USD

Total Cost = $94.94 USD

November 2017

Games with Gold

Games Platforms Price
Tales from the Borderlands Xbox One $14.99 USD
Trackmania Turbo Xbox One $13.20 USD
Deadfall Adventures Xbox 360 $39.99 USD
NiGHTs into dreams Xbox 360 $9.99 USD

Total Cost = $78.17 USD

Playstation Plus Free Games

Games Platforms Price
Bound PS4 $19.99 USD
Worms: Battlegrounds PS4 $24.99 USD
Until Dawn: Rush of Blood PS4 $19.99 USD
Rag Doll Kung Fu: Fists of Plastic PS3 $9.99 USD
R-Type Dimensions PS3 $9.99 USD
Broken Sword 5: The Serpent’s Curse PS Vita $24.99 USD
Dungeon Punks PS Vita $14.99 USD

Total Cost = $124.93 USD

December 2017

Games with Gold

Games Platforms Price
Back to the Future: The Game Xbox One $19.99 USD
Warhammer: The End Times – Vermintide Xbox One $39.99 USD
Child of Eden Xbox 360 $29.99 USD
Marlow Briggs and the Mask of Death Xbox 360 $14.99 USD

Total Cost = $104.96 USD

Playstation Plus Free Games

Games Platforms Price
Darksiders II: Deathinitive Edition PS4 $29.99 USD
Kung Fu Panda: Showdown of the Legendary Legends PS4 $9.99 USD
XBlaze: Lost Memories PS3 $39.99 USD
Syberia Collection PS3 $29.99 USD
Forma.8 PS Vita $9.99 USD
Wanted Corp. PS Vita $11.99 USD

Total Cost = $131.94 USD

From the looks of it, Microsoft’s Games with Gold offered $947.84 USD worth of free games in 2017. Sony, on the other hand, offered $1302.73 USD worth of free games. Therefore, it’s clear that Sony comes out on top when it comes to Games with Gold vs. PS Plus Free Games. However, do note that while calculating, I added Sony’s both European and NA’s offerings. You can deduct one of these to get a more accurate figure.

This is all we’ve in our Games with Gold vs. PS Plus Free Games for 2017. Don’t forget to let us know what you think of the offerings made by both Microsoft and SIE in the comments section below!