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.
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)
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.
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)
Saturday October 28, 2023 Game Releases
- Princess of Zeven (PC)
Sunday October 29, 2023 Game Releases
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.