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7 Games coming to Xbox Game Pass in May 2024

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Microsoft has revealed the eagerly anticipated first wave of games set to hit its popular Game Pass subscription service in May 2024. The lineup promises a diverse array of gaming experiences, including beloved titles and exciting new releases.

Here are the new games coming to Xbox Game Pass in May 2024 to make the month even more exciting.

Games coming to Xbox Game Pass

While games including Star Wars Jedi: Survivor (PC and Xbox Series X|S) and The Rewinder (Cloud, Console, and PC) are already available to Xbox Game Pass subscribers, the following titles are coming soon too.

Games TitleAvailabilityPlatform
Have A Nice DeathApril 30Cloud, Console and PC
Tomb Raider: Definitive EditionMay 2Cloud, Console and PC
Kona II: BrumeMay 7Cloud, Console and PC
Little Kitty, Big City
(Available on Day 1 with Game Pass)
May 9Cloud, Console, and PC
Brothers: A Tale of Two SonsMay 14Cloud, Console, and PC

The highlight of the announcement is the return of Lara Croft in Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition. Scheduled for release on May 2, this action-packed adventure from Crystal Dynamics will be available across Cloud, Console, and PC platforms. Praised for its stunning visuals and gripping gameplay, the game holds a solid 9/10 rating from IGN.

Following closely on May 7 is Kona II: Brume, a first-person narrative game set in a rural mining village in 1970s Northern Canada. Players can immerse themselves in this atmospheric journey across the Cloud, Console, and PC.

May 9 marks the arrival of Little Kitty, Big City, an adorable day-one title where players take on the role of a cat navigating an open-world playground in search of home. Available across all platforms, this charming adventure is sure to captivate players of all ages.

Continuing the excitement on May 14 is the return of Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons, a unique twin-stick adventure praised for its beauty and imagination. This critically acclaimed title will be accessible across Cloud, Console, and PC platforms.

While these are the confirmed titles for the first half of May, whispers suggest additional games like Senua’s Saga: Hellblade 2 and Hauntii might join the lineup later in the month.

More for Xbox Game Pass Ultimate

Xbox Game Pass Ultimate doesn’t just offer a library of fantastic games, it also grants access to exclusive perks that enhance your gameplay experience. Here’s what’s hot for May 2024:

  • Overwatch 2: Season 10 Perks Bundle (Available Now): Dive into the free-to-play hero shooter and stand out with this Perk Bundle. Get legendary skins for Widowmaker and Junkerqueen, plus an epic skin for Kiriko, all absolutely free.
  • Exoprimal: Head Start Kit (Available Now): Prepare for action in this online team-based shooter where humanity fights back against dinosaurs. This Perk grants immediate access to three exosuits with bonus skins, letting you dominate the battlefield in style.

Games leaving Xbox Game Pass on May 15

It’s worth noting that some titles will also be leaving Game Pass in May, so be sure to check the official Xbox Wire post for details and potentially grab some deals before they depart.

  • Eastern Exorcist (Cloud, Console, PC)
  • Eiyuden Chronicle Rising (Cloud, Console, PC)
  • Fuga: Melodies of Steel 2 (Cloud, Console, PC)
  • Ghostlore (Cloud, Console, PC)
  • Just Cause 4 Reloaded (Cloud, Console, PC)
  • Norco (Cloud, Console, PC)
  • SD Gundam Battle Alliance (Cloud, Console, PC)
  • Supraland Six Inches Under (Cloud, Console, PC)

With an exciting lineup of new arrivals and the promise of more to come, May 2024 looks set to be another thrilling month for Game Pass subscribers.

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