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[Microsoft] Xbox Games with Gold - May 2017

Games with gold for May 1-17 are now known for Xbox:

On Xbox One:
Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams – Director’s Cut ($14.99 ERP) for free during the month of May.
Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris ($19.99 ERP) will be available as a free download from May 16th to June 15th.

On Xbox 360: starting Monday, May 1st, Star Wars: The Force Unleased II ($19.99 ERP) will be free for Xbox Live Gold members through May 15th.
Then on May 16th, Xbox Live Gold Members can download LEGO Star Wars: The Complete Saga ($19.99 ERP) for free through May 31st.
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Some decent brands in there: Tomb Raider, Star Wars, Lego.

Nothing to complain about this month. I already own one of the games, but NBD. Glad to see Xbox stepping up with a strong month.
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I have both systems and the free offerings have been weak on both services lately.
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Another great month. Too bad I already own most of these games. Still a great month.
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Kurtz7834 wrote:
Apr 21st, 2017 12:15 pm
I have both systems and the free offerings have been weak on both services lately.
I don't think I've ever played a PSN or XBL Gold free game for more than 5 mins.
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Kurtz7834 wrote:
Apr 21st, 2017 12:12 pm
Pretty weak month IMHO. Now that this generation is mid life cycle, it would be nice to see some older AAA Xbox1 titles on Live Gold. And how about 3 XboxOne games and zero ancient Xbox 360 games?
There are plenty of older AAA titles XB1 that have come up on GWG. Ryse is currently on the list. And working backwards: Evolve, Project Cars, Sleeping Dogs, Murdered Soul Suspect, WWE2k16, The Crew, Sunset Overdrive, Lords of the Fallen, Thief, Tomb Raider, Metal Gear Solid V, Assassin's Creed Black Flag.

Really almost every AAA title from 2013/2014 has been free through GWG or is on EA Access. Seems we are working into the late 2014 and early 2015 years now for GWG releases.

What are you missing that you'd like to see in GWG that hasn't been there before?
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Nice! I was about to pick the Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris in the Spring Sale last week, but ran out of money.
Lucky me :)
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toronto1979 wrote:
Apr 21st, 2017 12:37 pm
There are plenty of older AAA titles XB1 that have come up on GWG. Ryse is currently on the list. And working backwards: Evolve, Project Cars, Sleeping Dogs, Murdered Soul Suspect, WWE2k16, The Crew, Sunset Overdrive, Lords of the Fallen, Thief, Tomb Raider, Metal Gear Solid V, Assassin's Creed Black Flag.

Really almost every AAA title from 2013/2014 has been free through GWG or is on EA Access. Seems we are working into the late 2014 and early 2015 years now for GWG releases.

What are you missing that you'd like to see in GWG that hasn't been there before?
I was waiting for the Forza games, etc. But fair enough, there have been some good offerings recently. Better than what Sony has offered.
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Kurtz7834 wrote:
Apr 21st, 2017 12:40 pm
I was waiting for the Forza games, etc. But fair enough, there have been some good offerings recently. Better than what Sony has offered.
I'm not much of a racing game guy but Forza Horizon for 360 was available last year. I did however get a 1000 gamerscore on the Forza Fast & Furious game when it was made available for free. It was pretty fun.
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Kurtz7834 wrote:
Apr 21st, 2017 12:15 pm
I have both systems and the free offerings have been weak on both services lately.
I own both too, and although the recent selection is not up to the previous par, the Sony offerings have been much, much, much weaker for sure. there are many Sony PS Plus games that I have been too embarrassed to even put in my queue to rent for free, they were so incredibly bad/old.

I think the last Sony + game I've even played was Transformers and that was from way back in October 2016. :facepalm:
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That's a solid roster for May!

I assume the Star Wars games in May due to May the Fourth and all the jazz...

Sneaky MS, I was sooo close to buying Force Unleashed II after GWG offering Force Unleashed I in Feb, knowing I'd want the second one eventually. Now it's free.

Almost got me, Phil, almost!
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Decent month, I played the tomb raider game back when it was free for ps+, it was fun to play with some friends, and I'm looking forward to playing Lego star wars again, I haven't played that game since the old xbox/gamecube days.
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Looks like the free Xbox One game could've been a little better (14.99 value). Is Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams any good?

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