It’s the start of the scary season! We have games ready to scare and excite for the first half of the month. Keep your eyes peeled for more games to come your way on day one and many more goodies in store. Let’s get into that!
Absolutely precise combat simulator (Cloud, console and PC) [email protected]
Absolutely precise combat simulator celebrates its full release after a successful run in the Game Preview program! Be the leader of wobblers from ancient lands, creepy places, and fantasy worlds. Watch them fight in simulations made with the shakiest physics system ever, create your own wobblers in Unit Creator, or send your army into multiplayer mode to battle your friends.
The procession to Calvary (Cloud, console and PC) [email protected] – October 7th
A pythonesque adventure game in which you travel through a detailed landscape made up of hundreds of Renaissance paintings. Go in search of the tyrant Heavenly Peter as a nameless heroine. Encounter a bizarre cast of characters, confusing puzzles and implausible scenarios.
face (Cloud, console and PC) [email protected] – October 7th
face is a first-person psychological horror game. Explore a mysterious, ever-changing house in a slow, atmospheric world that combines both eerily calming and terrifyingly realistic environments for a truly terrifying experience.
Back 4 blood (Cloud, Console and PC) – October 12th
Available from day one with Xbox Game Pass: Back 4 blood is an exciting cooperative first person shooter from the creators of the critically acclaimed left 4 Dead Franchise. Experience the intense 4-player co-op narrative campaign, competitive multiplayer mode as human or ridden, and frenetic gameplay that will keep you in action.
Destiny 2: Beyond Light (PC) – October 12th
A new power is being born from the old pyramid ship over Europe’s frozen border, and beneath it a dark empire has emerged, united under the banner of the fallen Kell of Darkness, Eramis. Join your fellow guardians and bring the Empire down at all costs – even if it means ruling the darkness yourself.
Ring of pain (Cloud, console and PC) [email protected] – October 14th
Enter the Ring of Pain, a villainous card crawler where encounters come to you. Every step around the ring is a dire decision. Reach for the prey or stab a creeping horror in your back? Meet strange friends who are carrying gifts and treasures. Choose your gear wisely to survive and discover secrets.
The riftbreaker (Cloud, PC and Xbox Series X | S) [email protected] – October 14th
Available from day one with Xbox Game Pass: You are an elite scientist / commando in an advanced mecha suit. Enter a one-way portal to a distant planet to build a base that will enable a journey back to Earth and further colonization. Build your base, collect samples, and research new inventions to survive.
The good life (Cloud, console and PC) [email protected] – 15th October
Available from day one with Xbox Game Pass: Journalist Naomi Hayward is drowning in debt. After Naomi accepted a request from The Morning Bell newspaper to “solve the mystery of a small English town”, Naomi found herself far from her home in New York, in Rainy Woods, known as “the happiest place on earth”.
Windows 11 is available now
The introduction of Windows 11 to users around the world has begun. As a brand new Windows experience, Windows 11 is available through a free upgrade on eligible Windows 10 PCs, and PCs that have Windows 11 preinstalled are available for purchase now. Thanks to its superb graphics and amazing speed, games on Windows 11 can look and play better than ever before.
Windows 11 has the Xbox app built right in, which lets you browse, download, and play over 100 high quality PC games with Game Pass for PC. The timing couldn’t be better as October kicks off the three greatest months in Xbox history with incredible game launches, including Age of Empires IV on October 28th Forza Horizon 5 on November 9 and Halo infinite on December 8th. Each of these games will be available on day one for Xbox Game Pass Ultimate and Xbox Game Pass for PC members. Finally, thanks to the power of Xbox Cloud Gaming (Beta), Xbox Game Pass Ultimate members can also use the Xbox app to play 100+ Xbox console games on their PC without waiting for a download.
You can find detailed information about the other offers of Windows 11 in the Windows blog.
Xbox Cloud Gaming (Beta) on PC – Walkthrough
Xbox Game Pass Ultimate members can now access Xbox Cloud Gaming (Beta) through the Xbox app on Windows 10 (or later) PCs to play high quality Game Pass games! Join me for a walkthrough on PC and an overview of everything you need to get started. Bonus points to keep up with the number of controllers.
In case you missed it
KI: The Somnium files (Cloud, console and PC) – Now available
In a near-future Tokyo, detective Kaname is on a date in the case of a mysterious serial killer. Date must investigate crime scenes as well as dreams in search of clues. From the thoughts of Kotaro Uchikoshi (Zero escape Series director), with character design by Yusuke Kozaki (No more heroes, Fire sign Series) is an exciting neo-noir detective adventure ahead.
Dandy ace (Cloud, console and PC) [email protected] – Now available
Dandy ace is an exaggerated, fast-paced, villainous experience that follows a fabulous magician who tries to combine and use his magical cards as he fights and loots to defeat the green-eyed illusionist Lele who has locked him up in a cursed mirror. Each run offers new challenges and combinations for players to explore as they approach Lele.
Limnistor (Cloud) – Available now
Harness the skills of powerful agents in breathtaking 4D battles as you break through the past to change the future. Limnistor Frees you from the constraints of time and offers a relentlessly inventive multiplayer experience that is deeply rooted in tactical FPS gameplay. Use the unlimited subtleties of time travel and work your way to victory.
Marvel’s Avengers (Cloud, Console, and PC) – Available now
Marvel’s Avengers is an epic third-person action-adventure game that combines an original, cinematic story with single-player and cooperative gameplay. You can team up to form a team of up to four players online, master extraordinary skills, customize a growing roster of heroes, and defend the earth from escalating threats.
Scarlet Nexus (Cloud, console and PC) – Now available
Connect with the futuristic world of New Himuka and join mankind’s last line of defense as a psionically gifted member of the Other Suppression Force (OSF). Fight insane mutants, experience intertwined stories and uncover hidden secrets on the paths of the two powerful protagonists of Scarlet Nexus: Yuito Sumeragi and Kasane Randall.
Invisible (Cloud) [email protected] – Now available
The few remaining androids are running out of anima, the energy that gives all robots consciousness. It is up to you, Alma, to keep your friends from going blind. Explore the vast ruins of Arcadia with every tool you can find. The time is running. They need you
DLC / game updates
Minecraft: Seaside Story – Available now
Do you have the luck of the sea? Find out as you catch up with bass and bullets, tripe and treasure! Sell your collection around town or try displaying each species of fish on this relaxing card!
Sea of thieves Season 4 – Available now
Sea of thieves In the latest season, players immerse themselves in the sunken kingdom to uncover its many secrets – and loot its riches – as they battle sirens and other dangers from below. The fourth season also brings a plethora of new trials, cosmetic rewards, commendations, achievements, and more!
Wasteland 3: The Cult of Sacred Detonation DLCs & Colorado collection – 5th October
Xbox Game Pass members save up to 10%! Venture into the Cheyenne Mountain Complex for a source of energy that could turn Colorado Springs into an electrified utopia or smoking crater. It’s up to the rangers how they deal with this radioactive situation. Members can also get up to 20% off the Wasteland 3 Colorado Collectionwhich includes Wasteland 3, The Battle of Steeltown and Cult of the Holy Detonation expansions as well as the Colorado Survival Gear bonus items.
Battlefield 2042: Early Access Open Beta with EA Play – 6.-7. October
Be among the first to introduce the next generation of all-out warfare in the world Battlefield 2042 Open beta. Join the fight on Orbital with a diverse selection of specialists, state-of-the-art weapons and vehicles. Early Access will be available from October 6-7 to all players who pre-order the game or who are current EA Play members and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate members. Preload the beta starting today!
NHL 22 EA Play Early Access Trial – October 7th
The puck is officially coming in NHL 22 on October 15th! EA Play and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate members can get 10 hours on the ice with the Early Access trial beginning October 7th. You will also receive 10% off pre-orders as well as monthly World of Chel rewards.
Xbox Game Pass Ultimate perks
RuneScape: Skill and Currency Pack – Available now
Have fun with this brand new one RuneScape Xbox Game Pass Ultimate member discount that will give your skills a big boost! You’ll level up in no time with this set of XP-boosting items, a huge bundle of in-game currency, lots of Treasure Hunter Keys, and a free Xbox Green Leprechaun Companion!
Departure on October 15th
Take some time to play the following games before leaving the library. As always, this doesn’t have to be a final farewell. Use your Xbox Game Pass membership discount to save up to 20% before you get started!
- Gonner2 (Cloud, console and PC)
- Jerk (PC)
- Katana zero (Cloud, console and PC)
- Scourgebringer (Cloud, console and PC)
- Stories from Vesperia HD (Console and PC)
- The swords of Ditto (PC)
It’s now the part of the post where we say something about how you catch up next time. Until then, follow us on Twitter at @XboxGamePass and @XboxGamePassPC to find out when these games are available. Catch yourself next time!