Earlier today, we published our full roundup of all games coming to Xbox in May 2024, and as usual, we highlighted some of the biggest releases that are heading our way over the next few weeks - Hellblade 2 being the most notable.

But what about the rest? There are always a bunch of indies that sadly get overlooked on Xbox, and we've picked out 10 of the most interesting titles from May's lineup to showcase in this article. A few of them are getting an Xbox Game Pass release on day one as well, such as Little Kitty, Big City and the twin-stick adventure Hauntii.

We still highly encourage you to check out the full list of May's Xbox games, as we've missed out plenty of other indies that look like they could be excellent additions to your library when they arrive later this month.

So, here are 10 exciting Xbox indie games to look out for in May 2024:

Indika - May 8

Play a third-person, story-driven game set in alternative Russia at the turn of the XIX century where religious visions clash with harsh reality. INDIKA tells the story of a young nun who sets off on a journey of self-discovery with the most unusual companion by her side, the devil himself.

Crow Country - May 9

The year is 1990. It’s been two years since the mysterious disappearance of Edward Crow and the abrupt closure of his theme park, Crow Country. But your arrival has broken the silence, Mara Forest. If you want answers, you’ll have to venture deep into the darkness of Crow Country to find them…

Gift - May 9

When the protagonist wakes up, he finds himself on a luxury cruise ship. The game revolves around the story of his attempts to escape from the sinking ship and a group of passengers he feels nostalgic about.

Little Kitty, Big City - May 9 (Xbox Game Pass)

You're a curious little kitty with a big personality, on an adventure to find your way back home. Explore the city, make new friends with stray animals, wear delightful hats, and leave more than a little chaos in your wake. After all, isn't that what cats do best?

Braid, Anniversary Edition - May 14

Control the flow of time to solve puzzles in this new version of the indie classic, featuring fully repainted artwork, a new world of puzzles, and seriously in-depth commentary.

Paper Trail - May 21

Paper Trail is a top-down puzzle adventure about leaving home, set in a foldable, paper world. You play as Paige, a budding academic, leaving home for the first time to pursue her studies. On the journey, you learn to fold the world, merging two sides to solve puzzles, explore new areas and uncover long-lost secrets.

Hauntii - May 23 (Xbox Game Pass)

A beguiling adventure in which you uncover the secrets of an expansive and mysterious world - haunting both the environment and its denizens to craft ingenious solutions to the many challenges that await.

Morbid: The Lords Of Ire - May 23

Risk insanity in the gruesome slash-em-up Morbid: The Lords of Ire, with brutal combat and souls-like elements. Defeat the five Lords of Ire as you fight for your life across tortured landscapes, rending the evil Gahars of their flesh-bound forms.

HUMANITY - May 30 (Xbox Game Pass)

A unique blend of puzzle-solving and action-platforming. Play a lone Shiba Inu charged with commanding massive, marching crowds to the goal in Story Mode, or browse a wide array of user-made levels crafted via the in-game Stage Creator!

Hypercharge Unboxed - May 31

Hypercharge is a first and third-person shooter action figure game you've always dreamed of! Grab your friends, complete objectives, defend the Hypercore against waves of weaponized toys, and defeat Major Evil together in the story campaign!

Which Xbox indie games are you most looking forward to in May 2024? Tell us down below.