A lot of great new game releases in this first October 2023 week. Remember, often a new game will have a demo / prologue available for you to try before you buy.
Monday October 2, 2023 Game Release
- Bilkins’ Folly (PC, Switch, PS4, PS5)
- Trepang2 (PS5, Xbox Series X)
Tuesday October 3, 2023 Game Releases
- Battle Shapers (PC)
- Disgaea 7: Vows of the Virtueless (Switch, PS4, PS5, PC)
- Gehinnom (PC, Mac, Linux)
- High on Life: High on Knife DLC (PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series X, PS4, PS5) — Note: NOT free on Game Pass.
- Ignistone (PC, iOS, Android)
- Ira (PC)
- In His Time (PC)
- Only Up! (PC) — Note: This isn’t the original singleplayer game.
- Scorn (PS5)
- Silent Hope (PC, Switch)
- Station To Station (PC)
- The Lamplighters League (PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series X) — Note: Free with Game Pass.
- Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 + 2 (PC)
Wednesday October 4, 2023 Game Releases
- A Tiny Sticker Tale (Switch, PC, Mac, Linux)
- Anthology of Fear (Xbox One, Xbox Series X)
- Blossom Tales II: The Minotaur Prince (Xbox One, Xbox Series X)
- Dinobreak (Xbox One, Xbox Series X)
- Dotage (PC, Mac, Linux)
- Heads Will Roll: Reforged (PC, Linux)
- The Fabulous Fear Machine (PC)
- Thief Simulator 2 (PC)
- Worldless (PC, Switch, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X)
Thursday October 5, 2023 Game Releases
- Assassin’s Creed Mirage (PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X)
- Cricket 24 (PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X)
- The Dark Pictures Anthology: Little Hope (Switch)
- Front Mission 2: Remake (Switch)
- Knight vs Giant: The Broken Excalibur (PC, Switch, PS5, Xbox Series X)
- My Little Universe (Switch)
- Stop Dead – Steam Early Access (PC)
- Tagline (PC, Mac)
- The Sisters 2: Road to Fame (PC, Switch, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X)
- Wargroove 2 (PC, Switch)
Friday October 6, 2023 Game Releases
- Borderlands 3 – Ultimate Edition (Switch)
- Detective Pikachu Returns (Switch)
- Midnight Girl (PC, Mac)
- NHL 24 (PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X)
- Sword Art Online: Last Recollection (PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X)
- Sunshine Manor (Switch, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X)
- Torn Away (Xbox One, Xbox Series X)
- Zumania (Xbox One, Xbox Series X)
Saturday October 7, 2023 Game Releases
Sunday October 8, 2023 Game Releases
- Two Sedans Driving Simulator (Switch)
Free Games in October 2023
- Epic Games Store: Model Builder, Soulstice, [from 5th] Godlike Burger.
- Xbox Game Pass: [3rd] The Lamplighters League, Gotham Knights, Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Trilogy, Sea of Thieves: The Legend of Monkey Island – The Lair of LeChuck [4th] Warhammer 40,000: Darktide, [10th] Forza Motorsport (2023), [12th] From Space, [17th] Like A Dragon: Ishin!, [31st] Jusant.
- Xbox Game Pass Core (formerly Games with Gold): Among Us, Astroneer, Celeste, Dead Cells, Descenders, Dishonored 2, DOOM Eternal – Standard Edition, Fable Anniversary, Fallout 4, Fallout 76, Firewatch, Forza Horizon 4 – Standard Edition, Gang Beasts, Gears 5 – Game of the Year Edition, Golf with your Friends, Grounded, Halo 5: Guardians, Halo Wars 2, Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice, Human Fall Flat, INSIDE, LIMBO, Ori & the Will of the Wisps, Overcooked! 2, Payday 2: Crimewave Edition, Powerwash Simulator, Psychonauts 2, Slay the Spire, Spiritfarer: Farewell Edition, Stardew Valley, State of Decay 2: Juggernaut Edition, Superliminal, The Elder Scrolls Online, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder’s Revenge, Unpacking, Vampire Survivors. [36 games, will be updated 2-3 times a year]
- PlayStation Plus Essential: The Callisto Protocol, Farming Simulator 22, Weird West (all on PS4 & PS5).
- PlayStation Plus Extra and Premium: Unannounced.
- PlayStation Plus Premium’s PlayStation Classics: Unannounced.
- Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack: Unannounced.
- Future Nintendo Switch Online games: 1080* Snowboarding (N64), Mario Party 3 (N64), F-Zero: Maximum Velocity (GBA), Golden Sun (GBA).
- Amazon Prime Gaming: Unsolved Case: Murderous Script – CE, Hundred Days, Dexter Stardust: Adventures in Outer Space, Shotgun King: The Final Checkmate, Absolute Tactics: Daughters of Mercy, Ozymandias: Bronze Age Empire Sim + Football Manager 2023, Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II, Summertime Madness, In Sound Mind, Foretales, Driftland: The Magic Revival, Quake 4, Blade Assault, Farming Simulator 19, PAYDAY 2 + Gage Mod Courier Pack, Lunar Axe, Wytchwood, Nairi: Tower of Shirin, Star Wars: The Force Unleashed – Ultimate Sith Edition, Shovel Knight Showdown, Cook Serve Delicious 3?!, Once Upon a Jester, Roguebook, Gems of Destiny: Homeless Dwarf, and more SNK retro games from prior months.
- Good Old Games: Yu Crossing Animals.
- Steam: Soldiers Lost Forever (1914-1918), Just Froggin’, Inkesis, The Dungeon Of Naheulbeuk: The Amulet Of Chaos, Lavalamp, Temtem: Showdown, Soccer Kids Alpha, Galactic Grinder, Aohri’s Uprising, Dust and Aliens, Open Mod, BloodDome Classic, Snotty’s Sewer, Raw Nerve, Spiritle, Apeiron.
Note: You need to claim each weekly/monthly game in order to add it to your game system’s account before it disappears.