One of the very best decisions that console makers Microsoft and Sony have made, is to offer free games to those who are members of their Xbox Live Gold and PlayStation Plus programs each month. Hundreds of dollars worth of games for free each year. It makes the pill that is having to pay to play (online) much, much easier to swallow.
The four free games being offered to Xbox Live Gold members for Games With Gold in May 2017 have been revealed, and you can see what they are below along with information on each of the four titles.
May is shaping up to feed your appetite for adventure, combat, and mystery with four community-acclaimed games “” two Xbox One and two Xbox 360 games that can be played through Backward Compatibility “” to add to your Xbox library.
On Xbox One, the transformative world of Giana in Giana Sisters: Twisted Dream’s – Director’s Cut will be available May 1 – 31, followed by the co-op adventure Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris on May 16 – June 15, the hit sequel to Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light. Then on Xbox 360, and Xbox One through Backward Compatibility, we have a pair of great Star Wars games for you to enjoy. Starting with Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II and the return of Darth Vader’s Secret Apprentice on May 1 – 15, followed by LEGO Star Wars: The Complete Saga and the opportunity to play through all six classic Star Wars movies in LEGO!
All games will be available for a limited time only as part of Games with Gold, so get Xbox Live Gold today to get in on the action!
Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams – Director’s Cut ($14.99 ERP): Available May 1 – 31 on Xbox One
Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris ($19.99 ERP): Available May 16 – June 15 on Xbox One
Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II ($19.99 ERP): Available May 1 – 15 on Xbox 360 & Xbox One
LEGO Star Wars: The Complete Saga ($19.99 ERP): Available May 16 – 31 on Xbox 360 & Xbox One
Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams-Director’s Cut is a hardcore fast-paced platformer with a twist. Starting May 1, you can warp Giana’s world to transform your surroundings and abilities. With the combination of challenging levels, gigantic boss fights, and countless hazards and mysteries, you must use the skills and abilities to defeat the dangers that populate these twisted dreams!
Then on May 16, fight your way across the sands and through ancient tombs in Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris, featuring up to four player co-op. With the fate of the world at stake, Lara and her companions must battle gods and monsters of myth and legend while trying to uncover the fragments of Osiris to stop the Egyptian god Set from enslaving all mankind.
On Xbox 360, and Xbox One through Backward Compatibility, return to the Dark Side in Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II. You’ve been betrayed by Darth Vader for the last time, and now’s your chance to fight back and claim your identity once and for all. With devastatingly strong Force powers and twin lightsabers, you’ll unleash fury and power in your search for truth.
Then on May 16, bring your bricks to a galaxy far, far away in LEGO Star Wars: The Complete Saga! Play through the first six Star Wars movies in LEGO form, building and battling with as many characters from the series as you can collect! Customize a character and make your own mash-ups, then join a friend for some epic co-op!
You can find previous Games with Gold offerings right here, and more information on Xbox’s Games with Gold program right here.