Games With Gold May 2020: Countdown - Reveal Date, Release Date, Lockdown Edition Predictions & More

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The most recent Games with Gold monthly campaign has been a real showstopper.

Last month, we received some fantastic discounts and DLC, alongside two great games to make the lockdown just a little easier.

Project CARS 2 and Fable Anniversary have been available for all of April, but now our attention turns to May.

Continue below for more information on the release date and our various predictions for this month's free Xbox games!

Reveal Date

Games With Gold doesn’t actually have an official release date each month, Unlike Sony’s monthly campaign, PS Plus.

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OUT OF THIS WORLD: What games are you expecting to see for May's campaign? Find our predictions below

That said, we’ve seen February, March and April’s games all get revealed on the last Tuesday of the month.

READ MORE: Everything you need to know about Games With Gold May

Therefore, we can expect to see the free Xbox games revealed on Tuesday 28 April, at around 3pm.

Release Date

Thanks to the slightly random nature of the Games With Gold drops, we do not have a specific date to stick by.

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ELUSIVE: Microsoft likes to keep the community on its toes with their reveals

That said, the May campaign will likely be available to download from the day that April’s titles expire.

READ MORE: What is PS Plus May going to involve?

Project CARS 2 and Fable Anniversary will be available until 30 April, so we can assume that May’s games will be available to download from Friday 1 May.


If you haven’t seen already, we just got our predictions for PS Plus’ May titles out. Now we turn our attention to Games With Gold May!

Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens

The first LEGO Star Wars instalment arrived a whopping 15 years back on the Game Boy Advance.

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THE FORCE IS STRONG: We are really hoping to see the most up to date Lego Star Wars game this month

Well, the franchise is primed to return to consoles in 2020 with The Skywalker Saga, and we couldn’t be more excited!

READ MORE: When Will Games With Gold May get revealed?

We’ve already covered the best character combos available to use in The Force Awakens, so we really hope this one pops up!

Ride 2

In Ride 2 you’ll be able to discover, transform and test out the fastest and most iconic motorbikes in the world.

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VROOM VROOM: This game’s flawless graphical style makes it the perfect simulator for motorsport enthusiasts

The digital garage offers players more than 170 bikes, new models and categories like the legendary Two-Strokes, Supermoto and Café Racers.

Overcooked 2

Co-op cooking has never been more needed than it is this month.

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TEAMWORK: Makes the dream work

Overcooked 2 is a whirlwind of challenges to get dishes prepped while surviving kitchens that would give Gordon Ramsey fits.

Lockdown Predictions

Take it from us, this is a very stressful game to play but the payoff is huge!

The Walking Dead: A New Frontier

With the first two seasons currently available on Netflix, adding The Walking Dead: A New Frontier would be the perfect game to head into lockdown with.

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A NEW FRONTIER: Does the game follow the same direction as the show? Find out below

This game focuses on developing Clementine in a lot of ways, though they are not in control of her.

Resident Evil 7

Resident Evil 7 is the first main series game to use the first-person view.

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TERRIFYING: It seems like zombie games are pretty popular in the Reddit predictions thread this month

In the 7th instalment to Capcom’s epic series, players are in control of Ethan Winters as he searches for his wife in a plantation occupied by a cannibal family.

READ MORE: When Will Games With Gold May get revealed?

Wouldn’t it be great if we could dig into it for the entirety of May? Well, we think so.

The Darkness

Starbreeze Studios doesn’t really have a presence on Xbox Games with Gold, but the perfect game to bring to the campaign would be The Darkness.

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BOSS: Jackie Estacado is in complete control of her actions… or at least she thought she was

It follows a unique story with a true setting where former gangster pursues revenge and love while being inhabited by a powerful entity known as the Darkness.

The action combines some amazing gun play with horrific demonised moves (most of which include ingesting the enemies hearts! Careful who you play this one around!

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