Microsoft India has announced their Xbox Live Gold Rush program in India allowing players to experience the best in gaming and entertainment. Xbox Live Gold is a premium gaming network which offers free games, exclusive discounts and entertainment apps on your Xbox 360 or Xbox One gaming console.

On subscribing to Xbox Gold which costs ₹3400 for 12 months, the player can get access to 36 free games, discounts on future purchases and the access to premium apps on the gaming network. The gamers will also get two free games every month and access to free-to-play titles such as Warface and World of Tanks. Subscribers can also redeem nine Xbox Arcade Games for free through the year.

If you are an active Xbox Live Gold subscriber during the promotion period, you’re already in the draw where Microsoft is giving away a Gold Rush suitcase full of goodies worth 3 Lakh INR. The goodies include a 100g gold bar, a Titanfall Collector’s Edition for Xbox 360, an Xbox 360 Special Edition Chrome series controller (in Gold), and an Xbox Live 12-month Gold subscription card. In addition the company is also giving away 2500 worth of Xbox Live credits every week to eight randomly chosen subscribers. The promotion runs from 21 April 2014 to 30 June 2014 so if you were planning to get one, the time is now. For more information visit