Microsoft Reveals New Games with Gold for May

Posted on April 29, 2022 by Laurent Giret in Games, Xbox One, Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, Xbox with 2 Comments

Microsoft has just revealed the latest Games with Gold titles that will be free to grab for Xbox Live Gold subscribers in May. The first two games to be available on May 1 are the open-world pinball adventure Yoku’s Island Express and the Xbox 360 game Hydro Thunder Hurricane.

As you may remember, the latter was actually previously offered as a Games with Gold title back in September 2017. It’s not the first time that Microsoft is re-offering old games to Gold subscribers, though Hydro Thunder Hurricane is a fun boat racing video game that aged pretty well.

The two other Games with Gold that will be free to grab starting May 16 are the adventure game The Inner World – The Last Monk and the Xbox 360 game Viva Piñata Party Animals. Overall, these four games represent $60 in value and 3250 in Gamerscore.

If you haven’t done it yet, we remind you that you have until tomorrow, May 30 to grab Another Sight and the Xbox 360 game MX vs ATV Alive for free with your Xbox Live Gold subscription. As usual, Xbox 360 games are yours to keep forever but Xbox One games require an active Gold subscription to be played.

Now that the Games with Gold lineup for May has been revealed, Microsoft will likely follow up with new Xbox Game Pass announcements next week. The company already had a surprise announcement yesterday by adding the Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S versions of NBA 2K22 to its gaming subscription service.

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2 responses to “Microsoft Reveals New Games with Gold for May”

  1. bluvg

    Viva Pinata will soon be offered via Teams along with Viva Insights, Learning, etc. (kidding)

  2. ecumenical

    This is actually a decent selection. Yoku is a ton of fun and very charming, grab it - and Hydro Thunder is a bit of a classic.