New Video Game Releases in Week 40 of October 2, 2023

Here’s the list of new video game releases in week 40 of October 2, 2023. The most popular video games released this week are: Assassin’s Creed Mirage, NHL 24, Cricket 24, Disgaea 7: Vows of the Virtueless, Detective Pikachu Returns, Sword Art Online: Last Recollection, Trepang2 & High on Life: High on Knife DLC.

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.

The new video game releases this week are:

Monday October 2, 2023 Game Release

  • Bilkins’ Folly (PC, Switch, PS4, PS5)
  • Trepang2 (PS5, Xbox Series X)
Trepang2 – Console Launch Trailer

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)
Disgaea 7: Vows of the Virtueless – New Features Trailer
High on Life: High on Knife DLC – Launch Trailer

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)
Assassin’s Creed Mirage – Launch Trailer

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)
NHL 24 – Reveal Trailer | Official Gameplay
Detective Pikachu Returns – The Story so Far – Nintendo Switch

Saturday October 7, 2023 Game Releases

  • Nothing

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.

PlayStation Plus Monthly Games – October 2023 – PS4 & PS5
Xbox Update October 2023 – 22 UNMISSABLE Games Coming Soon
Kirby & The Amazing Mirror – Game Boy Advance – Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack

What video games will you be playing this week? Any of these?