Games with Gold May 2019: these are the free Xbox One games this month

Earth Defense Force Insect Armageddon
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Looking for the latest Games with Gold titles? You've come to the right place.

One of the main benefits of being an Xbox Live Gold subscriber is definitely the fact that each month you get access to a range of free games across the Xbox One and Xbox 360 platforms. If you’re an Xbox One owner, backwards compatibility means you get to take advantage of the Xbox 360 titles too.

This is a great way to try games you might not otherwise have played, whether because they're indie titles that slip under your radar or simply because you don’t have the funds to buy several games a month.

Even if you don’t have the console memory or the time to spare right now, we’d say it’s always worth claiming them every month anyway as you’ll then have free access to them for as long as you have an active Xbox Live account.

Looking for the latest free Games with Gold titles? You've come to the right place for finding the newest free games, and how long it'll be available for. We've also included some previous game offerings underneath the list.

Games with Gold (May 2019)

Marooners

Marooners

Marooners - Available May 1 to 31 on Xbox One (usually $9.99 / £7.99 / AU$13.45)

Frenetic and fun in equal measure, Marooners lets you take on your friends online or locally in a series of imaginative mini games – the emphasis is on the social here, with detailed stories and visuals losing out to the sheer enjoyment of battling against your friends to come out on top.

The Golf Club 2

The Golf Club 2

The Golf Club 2 featuring PGA Tour - Available May 16 to June 15 on Xbox One (usually $49.99 / £44.99 / AU$69.95)

Almost as good as getting out on the greens yourself, the Golf Club 2 lets you play on a variety of famous courses using some of the most realistic golf sim interfaces ever releases in a game. You've got a choice of playing modes to cycle through as well, to keep it interesting.

Earth Defense Force Insect Armageddon

Earth Defense Force Insect Armageddon

Earth Defense Force: Insect Armageddon - Available May 1 to May 15 on Xbox One and Xbox 360 (usually $19.99 / £14.99 / AU$29.95)

In this EDF spin-off you have to take down wave after wave of deadly alien insects – not unlike that Starship Troopers movie – and to help you out you've got more than 300 different types of weapon and armor to pick from. Happy bug hunting.

Comic Jumper

Comic Jumper

Comic Jumper - Available May 16 to May 31 on Xbox One and Xbox 360 (usually $14.99 / £9.99 / AU$14.95)

One of the quirkiest games available on Microsoft's gaming console, Comic Jumper has you... well... jumping from comic to comic to fix problems and save the day. Perfect for anyone who's a fan of comic books or just action games in general – it's unlikely that you've played anything quite like it.