The free subscription games coming to PlayStation and Xbox in April
Here are the new additions coming to play on your PS5, Xbox Series X, PS4 and Xbox One if you've got the subscriptions!
Both PlayStation and Xbox have announced the additions to their gaming subscription services for the month of April, with some taking effect from the first week of the month, and others spread out across the rest of it.
So if you've signed up for PS Plus and/or the Games With Gold subscriptions on your consoles, these are the new additions you can put into your library throughout April.
Available to add to your library from Tuesday, 5 April to Monday, 2 May:
SpongeBob SquarePants: Battle for Bikini Bottom - Rehydrated (PS4)
Official synopsis: "The classic platformer returns, faithfully remade in spongetastic splendour! Play as SpongeBob, Patrick and Sandy and use their unique sets of skills to thwart Plankton’s evil plan to rule Bikini Bottom with his army of wacky robots. Meet countless characters from the beloved series and enjoy horde mode for up to two players, online and offline."
Hood: Outlaws & Legends (PS5 & PS4)
Official synopsis: "In this intense online multiplayer title, rival gangs compete in daring heists to hit the wealthy where it hurts. Equipped with unique skills and mystical abilities, each character moves in stealth to steal treasures unseen. It’s up to you to recruit your band of outlaws, master formidable fortresses and outplay your rivals."
Slay The Spire (PS4)
Official synopsis: "Embark on a journey up the ever-changing Spire, in this fantasy deckbuilder adventure that fuses together card games and roguelikes. Craft a unique deck from hundreds of cards to efficiently dispatch foes and reach the top. Discover powerful relics to enhance your deck’s powers to help you overcome different enemies and bosses."
GAMES WITH GOLD
Another Sight (available from 1 to 30 April)
Official synopsis: "Switch between two characters - the intrepid teen Kit and the mysterious red-furred cat Hodge - as you explore the late Victorian era London in this the steampunk fantasy platform adventure. With an emphasis on culture and character and packed with historical cameos, Another Sight focuses on the emotional development of the relationship between its two protagonists as they rely on each other to traverse the cleverly designed levels."
Hue (available from 16 April to 15 May)
Official synopsis: "Unlock a world of colours in this beautiful platform puzzler. Search through a grey world for your mother who has turned an impossible colour due to the fracturing of the Annular Spectrum. Find the shards and make obstacles disappear to reveal new pathways and more puzzles. The further you go, the more colours you unlock and the tougher it gets."
Outpost Kaloki X (available from 1 to 15 April)
Official synopsis: "Build your intergalactic tycoon empire. When life gives you lemons, blast into space and start selling lemonade. And while you’re at it, why not add on an arcade, singles bar, or whatever your entrepreneurial big tycoon brain can cook up? Keep the aliens happy and rake in the cash."
MX vs ATV Alive (available from 16 to 30 April)
Official synopsis: "Gear up for some aggressive racing across a wide variety of tracks. Feel total control of your customisable rider and bike with the Rider Reflex. Have fun ripping thru the mud, sand, and snow as you own the competition."