We’re a little bit under a week away from October and as the months change so do all of the games included from various services Xbox offer such as Games with Gold and Xbox Gamespass. Games with Gold allows players with active gold subscriptions to download two Xbox One titles and two Xbox 360 titles over the space of the month with the Xbox 360 titles being backward compatible. Gamespass is an additional Netflix-like service where subscribers can choose from over 100 games to download and play, games can shift in and out of this service at any time.

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For Games with Gold put on your chef hat and pull out your garrot! For Xbox One starting on the first of the month players will be able to get into the co-op action of Overcooked. In this title, you need to coordinate between cooking, plating, and washing as you put together a variety of orders in a race against the clock, and sometimes your kitchen. Starting on the 16th of October pick up your favorite demon-slaying weapon in Victor Vran, as you progress through this isometric ARPG.

For the Xbox 360 for the entirety of October Stuntman: Ignition will be available to download. Play as a stuntman trying to complete six different movies as you string together a variety of stunts to make sure the director is pleased with your work. For the final game of October on the 16th on 360 you’ll get to take Agent 47 for a spin in Hitman: Blood Money. This story tells the tale of 47 first coming to the states with each mission framed around taking out a single target.

Xbox Gamespass October 2017

Over on the Gamespass side, there are 7 big games being added to the service including the launch of Forza Horizon 4 making its day-one debut on October 2nd. The other titles being added include are Wolfenstein: The New Order, Metro 2033 Redux, Westarado: Double Barreled, LEGO Indiana Jones: The Original Adventures, Shantae: Half Genie-Hero, and Split/Second.

What do you think of this months Games with Gold titles? Is there anything on Gamespass that you’re interested in trying? What games are you hoping to see next?


Andrew Stretch

Events Coordinator

I have been playing all kinds of games for as long as I can remember with a particular interest in action adventure and platforming titles. While I am primarily an Xbox gamer I also spend a fair bit of time on the PS4 and on my PC in VR.