Xbox Games with Gold for May 2022

In May 2022 Xbox Games with Gold and Game Pass members are getting four free games to download.

Xbox Gold games for May 2022 (Source: Microsoft)
  • Games with Gold has four new free titles for May 2022.
  • The list of games includes Yoku’s Island Express, The Inner World – The Last Wind Monk, Hydro Thunder Hurricane, and Viva Piñata Party Animals.

Microsoft reveals the four Games with Gold program titles that Xbox Live Gold and Game Pass members will receive in May 2022. In the year’s fifth month, the company is delivering $59.96 worth of games, including Yoku’s Island Express and The Inner World – The Last Wind Monk. Also, through Backwards Compatibility, you will be able to play Hydro Thunder Hurricane and Viva Piñata Party Animals.

On Xbox One and Xbox Series X (S), throughout May 2022, members will get Yoku’s Island Express ($19.99 ERP). And from May 16 through Jun 15, The Inner World – The Last Wind Monk ($19.99 ERP) will be available at no extra cost.

On Xbox 360, Hydro Thunder Hurricane ($9.99 ERP) will be free until May 15. Finally, on May 16 and through the end of the month, Viva Piñata Party Animals ($9.99 ERP) will also be available for free.

You can also see the March 2022 games here.

Xbox Live Gold vs. Game Pass Ultimate

Every month, Xbox Live Gold gives you exclusive access to free games through the “Games with Gold” program. In addition, the subscription gives you full access to online gaming and game discounts. If you are not a subscriber, you can always find good deals at the Microsoft Store.

The Xbox Game Pass Ultimate service is a monthly subscription with the same benefits as the Xbox Live Gold membership. However, you also get unlimited access to download and play over 100 high-quality games on Xbox One or Windows gaming PC. You can join the Xbox Game Pass Ultimate following this link.

Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S

Xbox Series X is the next-generation console from Microsoft that features AMD’s Zen 2 and RDNA 2 architectures and 16GB of memory, offering 12 teraflops of processing power, allowing up to 4K resolution and up to 120fps gameplay. The Series X costs $499.99, and you can order it now at the Microsoft Store.

Microsoft also offers the smaller Xbox Series S alongside the Xbox Series X, a slightly less powerful console version targeted at 1080p and 1440p gaming. However, it plays next generations games, and it only costs $299.99. The console is available now, and you can order it at the Microsoft Store. If you cannot decide which one you should buy, this guide will help you determine the best console for you.