New Video Game Releases in Week 43 of October 23, 2023

Here’s the list of new video game releases in week 43 of October 23, 2023. The most popular video games released this Halloween week are: Alan Wake II, EA Sports UFC 5, Just Dance 2024 Edition, Cities: Skylines II, Ghostrunner 2, and some VR love for Ghostbusters: Rise of the Ghost Lord, Journey to Foundation & Out Of Scale – A Kurzgesagt Adventure.

A lot of fun new game releases in this 4th 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 23, 2023 Game Release

  • Lethal Company – Steam Early Access (PC)
  • Hotline Miami (PS5, Xbox Series X)
  • Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number (PS5, Xbox Series X)
  • Slay the Princess (PC, Mac, Linux)
  • Vengeance of Mr. Peppermint (PC)

Tuesday October 24, 2023 Game Releases

  • Archetype Arcadia (PC, Switch, PS4, PS5)
  • Builderment (PC, Mac)
  • Cities: Skylines II (PC)
  • Crymachina (PC, Switch, PS4, PS5) — Note: American release, European relase on Friday.
  • Dark Envoy (PC)
  • Enchanted Portals (Switch) — Note: European release, American release next week.
  • Just Dance 2024 Edition (Switch, PS5, Xbox Series X)
  • Scene Investigators (PC)
  • Succubus Girl (PC) — Note: Mature-Only title.
  • Square Dungeon 2 (PC)
  • The Lord of the Rings: Return to Moria (PC)
  • Metal Gear Solid Master Collection Vol. 1 (PC, Switch, PS4, PS5, Xbox Series X) — Includes Metal Gear Solid 1, 2 & 3 Remasters.
  • Moonlight In Garland – Steam Early Access (PC, Mac)
  • RIPOUT – Steam Early Access (PC)
Just Dance 2024 Edition | Launch Song List Trailer
Cities: Skylines II – Official Release Trailer

Wednesday October 25, 2023 Game Releases

  • A Perfect Day (Switch)
  • BEAST – Steam Early Access (PC)
  • Citizens: On Mars (PC)
  • Composer World (Switch)
  • Postal: Brain Damaged (PS4, PS5)
  • Stray Souls (PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X)
  • Swapshot (Switch)

Thursday October 26, 2023 Game Releases

  • Animal Kart Racer 2 (Switch) — Note: European release.
  • Aquarium. (PC) — Note: Japanese release.
  • BattleCakes (PC, Mac)
  • Dave the Diver (Switch)
  • Dinosaurs: Mission Dino Camp (Switch)
  • Frog Detective: The Entire Mystery (Switch, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X) — Note: Free with Game Pass.
  • Ghostbusters: Rise of the Ghost Lord (PC VR, PS5 VR2, Quest 2)
  • Ghostrunner 2 (PC, PS5, Xbox Series X)
  • GINKA (PC)
  • Gordian Quest (Switch)
  • Great Ambition of the SLIMES (Switch)
  • Hello Kitty and Friends: Happiness Parade (Switch)
  • Horror Tale 2: Samantha (Switch)
  • Idol Mahjong Final Romance 4 Remaster (Switch) — Note: Japanese release.
  • Journey to Foundation (PS5 VR2, Quest 2)
  • Mineko’s Night Market (PS4, PS5, Xbox One)
  • Out Of Scale – A Kurzgesagt Adventure (Quest 2, Quest 3)
  • Spin Rhythm XD (Switch)
  • The Devourer: Hunted Souls (PC; VR Supported)
  • VISCO Collection (Switch) — Includes: These arcade games: Andro Dunos, Bang Bead, Captain Tomaday, FlipShot, Ganryu, Goal! Goal! Goal! and Neo DriftOut.
  • World of Horror (Switch)
  • Yumeiro Yuram (Switch, PS4) — Note: Japanese release.
Ghostbusters: Rise of the Ghost Lord | Gameplay Trailer
Journey to Foundation – Release Date Trailer
Out of Scale – a Kurzgesagt Adventure | Meta Quest 3
Ghostrunner 2 – Pre-Order & Story Trailer 2

Friday October 27, 2023 Game Releases

  • Alan Wake II (Xbox Series X, PC, PS5)
  • Barbie DreamHouse Adventures (Switch)
  • Car Detailing Simulator (Xbox One, Xbox Series X)
  • Desolatium (PC, Switch, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X)
  • Don’t Scream – Steam Early Access (PC)
  • DreamWorks Trolls Remix Rescue (Switch)
  • EA Sports UFC 5 (PS5, Xbox Series X)
  • Fur Squadron (Xbox One, Xbox Series X)
  • Halloween Pinball (Xbox One, Xbox Series X)
  • Hero Survival (Xbox One, Xbox Series X)
  • Murder Is Game Over (Switch, Xbox One, Xbox Series X)
  • Terminator: Resistance – Complete Edition (Xbox Series X)
  • The Myth Seekers: The Legacy of Vulkan (Xbox Series X)
Alan Wake 2 – Official Recap Trailer
UFC 5 First Look Trailer | Gameplay & Features

Saturday October 28, 2023 Game Releases

  • Princess of Zeven (PC)

Sunday October 29, 2023 Game Releases

  • Nothing

Free Games in October 2023

  • Epic Games Store: The Evil Within, Eternal Threads, [from 26th] The Evil Within 2, Tandem: a Tale of Shadows.
  • 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!, [26th] Frog Detective: The Entire Mystery, [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: Gotham Knights (PS5, PS4), The Dark Pictures Anthology: House of Ashes (PS5, PS4), Disco Elysium: The Final Cut (PS5, PS4), FAR: Changing Tides (PS5, PS4), Gungrave G.O.R.E. (PS5), Elite Dangerous (PS4), Dead Island Definitive Collection (PS4), Alien: Isolation (PS4), Outlast 2 (PS4), Eldest Souls (PS5, PS4), Roki (PS5).
  • PlayStation Plus Premium’s PlayStation Classics: Tekken 6 (PSP Classic), SoulCalibur: Broken Destiny (PSP Classic), Ape Escape Academy (PSP Classic), IQ Final (PS1 Classic).
  • 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?