June 30, 2022

Xbox Games With Gold – May 2022

All that glitters…

*ABG apologises for the lateness in getting this article out*

Another month and another new batch of games to keep forever courtesy of Xbox Games With Gold. Whether you’re new to the service or a returning player, there are plenty of free titles to download and keep forever. This month is headlined by Yoku’s Island Express and The Inner World – The Last Wind Monk on Xbox One and Xbox Series X/S.

Meanwhile, this month’s “classic collection” includes Hydro Thunder Hurricane and Viva Piñata: Party Animals.

These will be available on Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, and/or Xbox 360. Games With Gold is included as part of Xbox Game Pass Ultimate.

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Each of this month’s game’s availability will be staggered across the month. Here is this month’s schedule;

Yoku’s Island Express

Published by: Team17

Developed by: Villa Gorilla

“All Yoku wants to do is soak up the rays delivering parcels in his new job in a tropical paradise. But first, he must traverse the island helping others and try to waken an ancient deity trapped in a restless sleep. Explore the colourful open world of Mokumana, test your pinball skills, and earn wild new power-ups to help the friendly locals”.

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The Inner World – The Last Wind Monk

Published by: Headup Games, Kalypso Media

Developed by: Studio Fizbin

“Embark on an adventure through Asposia to find the last wind monk and fulfill Robert’s destiny as the heir to the flute nose throne. Switch seamlessly between playing as Robert, Laura, the rebel who flies off the handle, or Peck, the pigeon who doesn’t fly at all. This charming adventure game is filled with brainteasers, humour, beautiful music, and lots of heart”.

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Hydro Thunder Hurricane

Published by: Xbox Game Studios

Developed by: Vector Unit

“Speed through eleven mysterious race environments like Monster Island and the Bermuda Triangle, each one packed with massive jumps, drop-offs, secret shortcuts and destructible objects. Unleash aqua anarchy as you try out various modes and compete to be the first to cross the finish line”.

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Viva Piñata: Party Animals

Published by: Xbox Game Studios

Developed by: Krome Studios

“Get ready for lots of fun for everyone! Compete as Hudson Horstachio, Franklin Fizzlybear, and others across over 40 minigames mixed with race events. Combine your wins and bonuses to get the most candy and be crowned the victor”.

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And there we have it; The line-up for this month’s Games with Gold, on Xbox. As you can see, there’s the usual mix of games to choose from. Be sure to take advantage of an active Live Gold account and bag yourself four, free games. And, if you have the Xbox Game Pass Ultimate account, you get Gold included in the price.

If you, instead, fancy getting some free PlayStation games, we have you covered. And, check back for this month’s Stadia Pro games, free for anyone with an active Stadia Pro subscription.

What do you think of this month’s selection? Any there that you know you’ll be grabbing? Why not sound off in the comments below.


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