Microsoft Announces Games with Gold for October

Posted on September 30, 2020 by Paul Thurrott in Xbox, Xbox 360, Xbox One with 4 Comments

Yep, September is finally coming to a close, so here’s a look at the Games with Gold titles that Microsoft is providing this coming month.

Here’s the list.

Slayaway Camp: Butcher’s Cut. Normally $16.99. Available October 1 to 31 on Xbox One

“Paying homage to classic ‘80s trash horror, play as Skullface, an adorably demented villain, out to terrorize camp counselors and any other blocky victims he finds. New dimensions of absurd terror and over 300 fiendish puzzles await in this isometric puzzle game.”

Maid of Sker. Normally $24.99. Available October 16 to November 15 on Xbox One

“Do not panic, don’t even breathe! Set in a remote hotel with a macabre and gory history, use stealth tactics to stay alive against a cult of sound-based enemies. Inspired by chilling tales in Welsh folklore, do your best to survive and brave the nightmares of the Quiet Ones.”

Sphinx and the Cursed Mummy. Normally $14.99. Available October 1 to 15 on Xbox One and Xbox 360

“Inspired by the mythology of ancient Egypt, play as Sphinx, and his reluctant hero friend, the Mummy, as they travel the world to foil the evil plans of Set. Use stealth, agility, and special powers to find the stolen magical crowns of Egypt and save the world.”

Costume Quest. Normally $14.99. Available October 16 to 31 on Xbox One and Xbox 360

“Collect super-powered magical costumes and level up your hero in the monster-filled neighborhoods of Auburn Pines. Complete numerous quests, build up your party, and take down evil in the Halloween tale that will capture the imagination of kids and the kids-at-heart.”

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Comments (4)

4 responses to “Microsoft Announces Games with Gold for October”

  1. stevek

    They've really been scrapping the bottom of the barrel lately on Games with Gold.

  2. remc86007

    How much longer is this going to go on for? It just seems odd considering how cheap game pass is that people would continue to pay only for Gold.

    • thretosix

      In reply to remc86007: I'm curious to as I'm one of those still paying for Gold which I'm paying for quarterly. I still get ads telling me to upgrade for a dollar. I'm curious though as if I can change my subscription to a year of Gold to save more money then switch to Game Pass Ultimate for a dollar and still get the discount.


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