A lot of fun new game releases in this 2nd October 2023 week. Remember, often a new game will have a demo / prologue available for you to try before you buy.
Monday October 9, 2023 Game Release
Tuesday October 10, 2023 Game Releases
- Airship Defender (Switch)
- Forza Motorsport (2023) (Xbox Series X, PC) — Note: Free with Game Pass.
- Harvest Island (PC)
- Hearts of Iron IV – Arms Against Tyranny Expansion (PC, Mac, Linux)
- Lil Gator Game (PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X)
- Long Gone Days (PC, Switch, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X)
- Lost Dream: Overgrown (Switch)
- Roblox (PS4, PS5)
- Wild Card Football (PC, Switch, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X)
Wednesday October 11, 2023 Game Releases
- Axis Football 2024 (Xbox One, Xbox Series X)
- Honkai: Star Rail (PS5)
- River City: Rival Showdown (PC, Switch, PS4) — Note: European release. American release tomorrow.
- Terra Alia: The Language Discovery RPG (Switch)
- The Crown of Wu (Xbox One, Xbox Series X)
- The Front – Steam Early Access (PC)
- Total War: Pharaoh (PC, Mac)
Thursday October 12, 2023 Game Releases
- Company of Heroes Collection (Switch) — Includes: The PC-original Company of Heroes with the Opposing Fronts and Tales of Valor expansions with an all-new control scheme, custom-built for console commanders.
- Dementium: The Ward (Switch)
- Dino Ranch – Ride to the Rescue (Switch)
- Dwerve (Switch)
- From Space (Xbox One, Xbox Series X, PC) — Note: Free with Game Pass.
- Haunted House (2023) (PC, Switch, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X, Atari VCS)
- Hotel: A Resort Simulator (PC)
- Rear Sekai (Switch) — Note: Japanese release.
- Rungore (PC)
- Saltsea Chronicles (PC, Mac, Switch, PS5)
- Star Trek: Infinite (PC, Mac)
- Stormworks – Space DLC (PC, Mac)
- The Caligula Effect 2 (PS5) — Note: Japanese release.
- The Caligula Effect: Overdose (PS5) — Note: Japanese release.
- Tribe: Primitive Builder (PC)
- Tropico 6 – Going Viral DLC (PC, Mac, Linux)
Friday October 13, 2023 Game Releases
- Disgaea 7: Vows of the Virtueless (PC, Switch, PS4, PS5) — Note: Oceanian release.
- Lords of the Fallen (2023 Reboot) (PC, PS5, Xbox Series X)
- Railgrade (PC, Mac)
- Submachine: Legacy (PC)
- The Golden Eyed Ghosts (PC)
- The Grinch: Christmas Adventures (Switch, Xbox One, Xbox Series X)
- Transformers: EarthSpark – Expedition (PC, Switch, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X)
Saturday October 14, 2023 Game Releases
- Dungeon’s Legion (PC)
- Slave Princess Finne, why did she sell out her ow kingdom? (PC) — Note: Adult-Only rated title.
Sunday October 15, 2023 Game Releases
Free Games in October 2023
- Epic Games Store: Godlike Burger, [from 12th] Q.U.B.E. Ultimate Bundle (QUBE 1 & 2), Blazing Sails.
- 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.