May 2019 Games with Gold: Classic fun and harrowing journeys

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As always, the Xbox 360/original Xbox games below are Backward Compatible on the Xbox One once they’re available on their respective dates.

It’s that time again to find out what Microsoft has in store for Xbox Live Gold members with the May 2019 Games with Gold offerings. In case you missed them, there are still one day left to get the last two titles from last month. As always, the Xbox 360/original Xbox games below are Backward Compatible on the Xbox One once they’re available on their respective dates.

Without further ado, let’s check out what Xbox is offering Xbox Live Gold members in May!

Outcast – Second Contact – Xbox One

April 16 – May 15 (8.54 GB)

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Outcast – Second Contact is the complete remake of the cult title Outcast, the first 3D open-world game in video game history and pioneer in the modern action-adventure genre. Take the role of Cutter Slade, a tried and tested elite soldier, sent on a last-resort mission to an alien planet. Explore a magnificent world mixing science and magic, discover exotic indigenous cities, face fierce enemies and attempt to learn the secrets of an advanced civilization. Make the right choices in this living world and its ecosystem, because the destiny of these two universes depends on your success.

  • More than 50 hours of film-worthy sci-fi game adventure
  • Spectacular combat from an evolving arsenal of weapons
  • Total freedom in a living and immense open world

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Marooners – Xbox One

May 1 – 31 (911.64 MB)

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Play a wild mix of fun party games as the action regularly switches back and forth between games. Can you handle the switcheroo chaos? Join your friends both on the couch and online while sadistically laughing at their misfortune, or come back to haunt them if you die. Run, jump and slap your way to victory!

Party Game madness: experience switcheroo chaos as the action jumps between multiple intense minigames when you least expect it, or take the challenge of completing a full play through of each minigame once. Face different game types and surprise bonus stages.

Pick your Marooner: a host of quirky characters to unlock and play as, 70+ hilarious weapons to unlock and use, and if you die… come back as a ghost to haunt your friends.

Play Party Mode and Arena Mode: 25 different games and arena maps, as you race for treasure in Party Mode or duke it out to see who will be king of the ring in Arena Mode. Whichever mode you pick, expect the unexpected!

Seamless local and online play: up to 6 players in any combination of local and online as you level up and unlock new weapons, plus full bot support to play solo and in multiplayer mode, spectator mode, streamlined matchmaker and lobby system.

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The Golf Club 2019 featuring PGA TOUR – Xbox One

May 16 – June 15 (6.31 GB)

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Do you have what it takes to win PGA TOUR’s FedExCup? Compete in the all new officially licensed PGA TOUR Career mode. Play on famous courses like TPC Boston, TPC Sawgrass and more. Show off your skills as you take part in PGA TOUR events such as the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open, the John Deere Classic and the Waste Management Phoenix Open. Take on Career Rivals throughout the season for that extra challenge and promise of reward.

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Earth Defense Force: Insect Armageddon – Xbox 360

May 1 – 15 (4.57 GB)

Thousands of giant insects and aliens once again ravage the earth, and only the Earth Defense Force can stop them. Destroy these monsters at all costs, even if it means turning entire city blocks into rubble!

  • Raw hardcore shooter satisfaction returns in this follow up to Earth Defense Force 2017
  • New! Intense 3 player online co-op multiplayer and 6 player survival modes
  • New! Collect over 300 weapons across 4 upgradeable armor types: Jetpack, Battle, Tactical, and Trooper

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Comic Jumper – Xbox 360

May 16 – 31 (1.92 GB)

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Here we are, it’s impulse buy time. You already know how awesome Comic Jumper is going to be from that sweet demo, but maybe you need more. How about a free premium dashboard theme? Free gamerpics? Free avatar accessories? Yes. Tons of unlockables and bonuses? How about a few new “Splosion Man” levels for good measure? Comic Jumper comes from Twisted Pixel Games, creators of the award-winning “Splosion Man” and “The Maw”.

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Are you excited or disappointed about the upcoming May Games With Gold? Let us know which free game(s) you’re looking forward to the most in the comments below or on Google+, Twitter, or Facebook.

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