Xbox Games with Gold Announced for January 2023


With January just around the corner, Microsoft has revealed the free games on offer as part of Games with Gold for January 2023.

Every month, Xbox Live Gold subscribers have the chance to claim a selection of games for free and add them to their library. Members, and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate members, will have exclusive access to these games for a limited time. Access to these games remains for as long as players have an active Xbox Live Gold or Xbox Game Pass Ultimate membership.

January's offerings see players claim free games worth up to $39.98, and provide the chance to earn up to 2000 Gamerscore.

Xbox Games with Gold January 2023 Free Games Listed

Xbox Live Gold and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate members can claim the following games in January 2023:

  • Iris Fall ($19.99 ERP): Available January 1 to 31
  • Autonauts ($19.99 ERP): Available January 16 to February 15

Iris Fall

Enter the dreamlike, stunningly designed world of puzzles and adventure. Play as Iris who follows a mysterious black cat into a world full of puzzles and adventure. The deeper Iris delves, the more she will discover that the world has a strange connection to her.


Find uninhabited planets and transform them. Starting with the absolute basics of harvesting sticks and stones, you’ll begin your foundation. Eventually, you can move up to building workerbots, who in turn can help you build more after you hone their artificial intelligence. Teach them to fish, harvest, cook, tailor, and more.

Be sure to check out our list of games that are heading to Xbox Game Pass in January 2023, and beyond.