Every month, as a way of rewarding customers who subscribe to both the PlayStation and Xbox’s online services, each company puts up a bunch of full games for free that can be used as long as their subscription remains active. While the basic premise remains the same, however, both services tend to offer completely different games each month. What’s more Microsoft is beginning to use these games as a means to help promote the Xbox One’s backwards compatibility. But the question everyone really wants to know is which one was best in 2016 for players.
To do that, we’re going to consider a number of different factors – number of games, total value, and average review scores – to work out which service is offering the best bang for your buck. Without further ado, let the comparisons commence.