Sony has released info regarding May’s Playstation Plus content, via their blog. If you have yet to try this service out, May looks like the month to take the plunge.

US Playstation Plus subscribers can expect an impressive update as of May 1st. Now I bet you are wondering what makes this awesome? How about the PS One classic Castlevania: Symphony of the Night or Frozenbyte‘s excellent Trine 2, both will be among the free selections in May. Maybe free games are not your thing, no worries, we also have a pile of full game trials with Batman Arkham City and Assassin’s Creed: Revelations joining the fray. Check out the awesomeness below.

Full game trials:

-Battlefield: Bad Company 2 – 5/1
-Disney Universe – 5/1
-Saints Row The Third – 5/8
-Assassin’s Creed: Revelations – 5/15
-Batman Arkham City – 5/15
-Rayman Origins – 5/15
-Need for Speed: The Run – 5/15
-Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition – 5/22
-Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Future Soldier – 5/22

Free downloads:

-Awesomenauts – 5/1
-Trine 2 – 5/1
-Rock of Ages – 5/15
-Castlevania: Symphony of the Night
-Castlevania Chronicles

For our friends on the other side of the “big drink” it seems the European Playstation Blog has detailed all of the free downloads and full game trials in store for EU Playstation Plus customers. The Playstation 2 classic Max Payne will be up for grabs along with Tim Schafer‘s Awesomenauts just to name a few of the free titles.

Full game trials:

-Assassin’s Creed: Revelations
-Rayman: Origins
-Driver: San Francisco
-Borderlands
-Red Dead Redemption
-Episodes from Liberty City
-GTA IV
-Bioshock 2
-Mafia 2
-House of the Dead: Overkill
-Sonic Generations
-Medieval Moves
-inFamous 2
-Playstation Move Heroes
-Sports Champions
-Red Faction: Armageddon
-Darksiders

Free downloads:

-Awesomenauts
-Hamsterball
-Wakeboarding HD
-Mahjong Tales: Ancient Wisdom
-Sky Fighter
-Ricochet HD
-Mushroom Wars
-Magic Orbs
-Smash Cars
-Max Payne
-Silent Hill

I have done an excellent job of using my game backlog as an excuse to avoid Playstation Plus, but now it’s time to bite that bullet and join the club.

Anyone else pumped for next month’s update?

Let us know what you think below.