Xbox Live Gold subscribers have been surprised with a bonus free game for the month of March. In addition to the four games that make up March’s Games With Gold lineup, Xbox Live Gold subscribers on Xbox One, Xbox Series S, and Xbox Series X can download a bonus Xbox 360 game for free. That said, if you’ve been a subscriber for a while, you might already have it, as it’s been made free through the subscription service, at least a few times. It’s true, Port Royale 3 – normally $20 – is again free for Xbox Live Gold subscribers.
Developed by Gaming Minds Studios and published by Kalypso Media, the pirate business simulation game made a comeback in 2012. The first installment in the series from Gaming Mind Studios, the Xbox 360 version of the game scored a mediocre 54 on metacritical, and achieved an even lower user score of 4.4 on the platform. That said, the Metacritic score doesn’t matter much when it’s free or free with Xbox Live Gold, meaning subscribers can add it to their library but will lose access to the game the moment their subscription will expire.
Below, you can learn more about the game and check out an official trailer:
“The Caribbean, in the turbulent 17th century. The mighty kingdoms of Spain, England, France and the Netherlands vie for colonies. And here you are, a young ship captain whose only goal is to become the mightiest man in the New World,” reads an official game description at xbox.com. “To achieve this goal, you can choose one of the two campaigns available: will you become an adventurer or a trader? For the first time in the famous Port Royale series, you are not alone in the magnificent seas and apparently so Build a successful trading society, lead your ships in beautiful 3D naval battles and bring your opponents to their knees!Key Features • Two different single-player campaigns: Adventurer and Merchant • Naval battles, raids, plunders and invasions await the game! adventurer, while the trader will develop trade routes and the economy to gain glory, fortune and power • 16 different types of ships, such as powerful galleons or versatile frigates • Organize trade with 60 different cities such as than Port-au-Prince or Tortuga• A complete trading system, supply and demand dynamically setting the price of goods and goods, just like in the real world.”
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