“GWG Release” is the first day the game is free with the Games with Gold promotion, “Orig.Release” is the date the game was first released for Xbox, and “Reg.It doesn't matter what the name/label of the CD or thumb drive is though.Once you have burned your CD or copied the files to your thumb drive, make sure your Xbox 360 is turned off, then put the CD in the Xbox 360's disc tray, or put the thumb drive into a USB port on the console, then turn the 360 on.Two games are available during the first half of each month, and another two games during the second half.
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You don’t need to actually a game during its period of availability to get it, but you must at least complete the free “purchase” online or via your console in order to qualify.
Once a game’s promotional period has expired, it will cease to be free and return to its former price, but if you’ve “purchased” the game for free prior to this, it will be yours indefinitely.
Here is the page where I found out how to make it work. If you have a writable CD a thumb drive, use the thumb drive, because it's much easier.
Stuff you'll need: Xbox 360 Computer USB thumb drive (recommended) OR writable CD and CD writer Zip file extractor, I use [77-Zip]First of all, you'll need the update file. displaylang=en&Family ID=d7b1a7d8-846b-4ff4-8810-25356ec2c2aa DO NOT FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTIONS ON THAT PAGE! If they did, I probably wouldn't have bothered to write this instructable.