Microsoft has announced their action packed line-up of free games for Xbox Live subscribers for the month of May.

Next month’s games with gold features 4 games that vary wildly in terms of gameplay. The month is set to begin with the titles Defense Grid 2 by Hidden Path Entertainment and GRID 2 by Codemasters. Closing out the month, however, are Double Fine’s Costume Quest 2 and Peggle, by Pop Cap.

Defense Grid 2 is a futuristic tower defense game which will be available from May 1-31 on the Xbox One. GRID 2 on the other hand is a backwards compatible, Xbox 360 racing title that will be available between May 1 – 15.

Double Fine’s Costume Quest 2, the second Xbox One title, is a turn based style adventure that follows a group of trick or treating kids. Fans of the original title can collect candy and cause mischief exclusively on the Xbox One from May 16 – June 15. The last of the backwards compatible titles for the Xbox 360 is Peggle, the ball busting puzzle game which will be available from May 16 – 31.

Xbox Live subscribers on the Xbox One and Xbox 360 can start downloading the newest free titles on May 1 and continue through the rest of the month.


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