A traditional Xbox 360 sport can now be downloaded, totally free, by way of Xbox Stay Gold. As a backward-compatible sport, this provide extends to any Xbox Stay Gold subscriber on Xbox One, Xbox Collection S, or Xbox Collection X. The sport is just not obtainable as a part of Video games With Gold, or at the very least probably not. The sport is a part of Video games With Gold for those who stay in Argentina. For those who do not stay in Argentina, it is a bonus free sport that anybody can obtain by making an account with the area, which anyone can do. The sport in query is Ikaruga.
If any of this sounds acquainted, it is as a result of this sport has been given away totally free earlier than by the Argentina model of Video games With Gold. In truth, it is usually given away totally free, so it is attainable you already personal this sport consequently. Why it is all the time given to Xbox Stay Gold subscribers in Argentina, we do not know, but it surely’s seemingly solely ever on this particular a part of South America.
As for the sport itself, it is a shoot ’em up from legendary developer, Treasure. Initially an arcade sport unique to Japan, Ikaruga was launched in 2001 earlier than coming to Sega Dreamcast in 2002, however once more solely in Japan. The sport did not come west till it got here to Nintendo GameCube in 2003. 5 years later in 2008, it got here to Xbox 360. On Metacritic, the sport boasts an 87, or at the very least the Xbox 360 model does. This quantity will increase and reduces, relying on the platform.
Ikaruga is free on XBL Argentina (declare along with your XBL account) https://t.co/CPUmId6vjb
— Wario64 (@Wario64) January 17, 2023
“Shoot! Dodge! and… Get Hit!? ‘Ikaruga’ is a vertical shoot ’em up that options an distinctive polarity-switching gameplay,
reads an official elevator pitch of the sport. “Change the ship’s polarity and “get hit and soak up” enemy bullets! Obtain Excessive Rating with the chain bonus!”
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