Free Games Coming to PS Plus & Xbox Live in May

Ben Stegner 29-04-2016

It’s hard to believe that summer is almost here! With a new month comes new games for PlayStation Plus and Xbox Live Gold Xbox Live vs. PlayStation Plus: What Do You Get With Each? If you're got a PS4 or Xbox One, you've probably thought about subscribing to PlayStation Plus or Xbox Live Gold. Let's see what they offer gamers for the price. Read More subscribers. Let’s take a look at the new games for this coming month.


PlayStation Plus

First up on PS4 is the island management simulation game Tropico 5, which is incredibly sarcastic — if you like your sim games tongue-in-cheek 8 of the Weirdest Simulation Games You Can Play Now People are weird; like really, really weird. Some of those weirdos go on to be game developers, and that beautiful marriage of madness and digital potential creates the most random simulation games you’ll ever find.... Read More , you’re going to love this one. The other PS4 title is Table Top Racing: World Tour, which is unsurprisingly a racing game.

For PS3, you’ll be getting LocoRoco Cocoreccho, a strange game from 2007 that’s been described as an “interactive screensaver.” The other PS3 title is Bionic Commando Rearmed 2, a sequel to a remake of the action-platformer NES game Bionic Commando.

Finally, Vita owners can pick up Switch Galaxy Ultra, a high-octane arcade space game, along with God of War: Ghost of Sparta, a portable entry in the hack-and-slash franchise that’s actually a PSP game.

Xbox Live

Remember, you get four games per month with Xbox: two for Xbox One and two for Xbox 360. The One is backwards-compatible, so you can play all four games on the newer console. The first game on each system is available on the first of the month, while the latter become available on May 16.

Xbox One is getting Defense Grid 2, a tower defense game Tower Defense? Boring! Tower Offense Is Where It’s At The tower defense genre is one of the biggest success stories of gaming’s last decade, but now gamer's want something different and are turning to tower offense instead. Read More , and Costume Quest 2, a sequel to an RPG that replaces the typical swordsmen and archers for kids on Halloween.


Xbox 360 owners can look forward to GRID 2, a dynamic racing game, and Peggle, EA’s classic puzzle game.

Are you excited for May’s free games? Let us know what you’re thinking below!

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