Three free games are available now on Xbox as part of June 2022’s Games with Gold lineup. Xbox Live Gold and Game Pass Ultimate subscribers can now claim Aven Colony, Project Highrise: Architect’s Edition, and Raskulls. In the first half of the month, Super Meat Boy was up for grabs. As usual, the freebies include a mix of modern and older games playable on Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One via backwards compatibility.
Aven Colony is a city-building game that asks you to build a home for humans on an alien planet. You can control every aspect of the experience, from infrastructure decisions to the health and well-being of your colonists. Aven Colony has multiple difficulty levels, so you can tailor the experience to your skill set. It’s available to claim throughout June.
Project Highrise is a different type of management sim than Aven Colony. It’s a 2D tower-building game that solely revolves around building and managing skyscrapers. Project Highrise is a spiritual successor to the 1994 PC game SimTower: The Vertical Empire. You can claim it for free through July 15.