XBOX Games with Gold is getting new games this month and Microsoft has just announced what you could be playing.
The May 2019 selection doesn’t include that many blockbuster games but Xbox Live Gold subscribers still won’t be stuck for choice.
Xbox These are the games that are available this month
What are May’s Games with Gold?
This month, you’ll be able to download Marooners for the whole month.
The Golf Club 2 will be available from May 16 until June 15.
You can play Earth Defense Force: Insect Armageddon from May 1 until May 15.
And, Comic Jumper will be available from May 16 to May 31.
All of the Xbox 360 offerings will be available to download and play on Xbox One.
Xbox Marooners will be free to download
What were April’s Games with Gold?
In April this year you could play Technomancer for the whole month.
Outcast Second Contact was available from April 16 to May 15.
Sat Wars: Battlefront was free to play from April 1-15.
And, you could play Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter 2 from April 16-30.
What were March’s Games with Gold?
In March you could download Adventure Time: Pirates of the Enchiridion all month long.
Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare 2 was available from March 16-April 15.
From March 1 to March 15 you could download and play Xbox classic Star Wars: Republic Commando, while from March 16 to March 31 you could get the Xbox 360 game Metal Gear Rising.
What were February’s Games With Gold?
All month long players could download Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon for Xbox One.
This retro Castlevania-esque action game came out last May — and if it passed you by then, you should definitely check it out.
From February 16 (until March 15) you could add Super Bomberman R to your collection , if you’re hankering for more action with an old-school flavour.
There were also some older-system games for you to check out — there’s the Xbox 360 Assassin’s Creed Rogue (available from February 1-15) and the Xbox Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy (February 16-28).
INTI CREATES Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon is an 8-bit style retro action game that is well worth checking out
What were January’s Games With Gold?
January’s Xbox Games With Gold line-up included one of the 2018’s greatest games, Celeste.
The other Xbox One freebie was the racing game WRC 6 FIA World Rally Championship, which is available until February 15.
The Xbox 360 Games with Gold for January were acclaimed titles as well, Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light is the first game free from January 1 to 15.
The latter half of the month gave gamers the option to collect Far Cry 2. Via backwards compatibility, both games are playable on Xbox One.
What is Xbox Games With Gold?
Games With Gold is Microsoft’s answer to the free games you get with Sony’s PlayStation Plus.
You can get the free games on Xbox if you subscribe to Xbox Live Gold – something that’s required for online play.
Then, each month you receive four free games, two on the latest console and two for the previous generation.
These are yours to keep for as long as you have your Xbox Live Gold membership running.
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