Xbox Live Gold subscribers can get Powerstar Golf for free right now thanks to a lack of region locking.
If you have an Xbox Live Gold account, the full game of Powerstar Golf is available for free download. All you need to do is change your regional store to that of Japan’s, and download it.
Powerstar Golf is a golfing game developed by Zoë Mode and published by Microsoft Studios for Xbox One on November 22nd, 2013. It plays like other golfing video games with a few unique features, including special character moves to aid performance and a RPG-styled experience system.
Because there is no region locking on Xbox One, games from all over the world can be purchased and downloaded to any Xbox One console, whether it be a Japanese game on a PAL region console or vice versa. This has been tested by us and we have confirmed that it works.
You can also pick up Forza Motorsport 5: Racing Game, Battlefield 3, and Oxenfree for free with Xbox Live Gold if you live in Australia and the US. You can also get LocoCycle for free as well from the Indian Xbox One store.
Will you be picking up any of these games while you can?