October is upon us and that means more and more games are getting released as the year closes. It was hard to narrow the month down to just 8 games, but here they are:
Overwatch 2 (October 4)
Overwatch 2 will be completely replacing Overwatch and with a new free-to-play structure, now would be the best time to dive into Blizzard’s first-person shooter. Changes in the second installment include 5v5 instead of 6v6, a new battle pass system, and reworks to heroes.
Platform: PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X and Series S, Microsoft Windows
Developer: Blizzard Entertainment
Publisher: Blizzard Entertainment
A Plague Tale: Requiem (October 18)
The sequel to A Plague Tale: Innocence will once again follow siblings Amicia and Hugo de Rune as they search for a cure for Hugo’s blood disease. As the pair are older in this game, the combat has been expanded including a crossbow for Amicia.
Platform: PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X and Series S, Nintendo Switch, Microsoft Windows
Developer: Asobo Studio
Publisher: Focus Entertainment
Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope (October 20)
The crossover between Mario and Rabbids is back and better than ever. This turn-based strategy game follows the same formula as the previous game but with a larger roster of characters including Bowser, and will include DLC in the future featuring Rayman himself!
Platform: Nintendo Switch
Developer: Ubisoft Milan, Ubisoft Paris
New Tales from the Borderlands (October 21)
Similar to Tales from the Borderlands, it is a graphic adventure game in which the player must move the game’s protagonist around the world’s environment, explore their surroundings, complete quick-time events, and make narrative choices that may change the outcome of the story.
Platform: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows, Xbox Series X and Series S, PlayStation 5
Developer: Gearbox Software
Gotham Knights (October 21)
Gotham Knights is an upcoming action role-playing game set in an open world Gotham City. The game features four playable characters: Nightwing, Batgirl, Robin, and Red Hood. Each character has their own unique playstyle and abilities, such as Robin being able to teleport via the Justice League’s satellite.
Platform: Xbox Series X and Series S, PlayStation 5, Microsoft Windows
Developer: WB Games Montréal
Publisher: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II (October 28)
New gameplay innovations. All-new gun handling. Advanced AI. Modern Warfare® II bring you a global campaign, immersive multiplayer combat and narrative-driven Special Ops. We played the Open Beta on PlayStation 5, and it’s looking good!
Platform: Xbox Series X and Series S, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows
Developer: Infinity Ward
Resident Evil Village – Winters’ Expansion (October 28)
Experience brand-new additional content for the award-winning modern horror masterpiece Resident Evil: Village. New content includes Third-person mode, the Mercenaries Additional Orders including Lady Dimitrescu as a playable character, and Shadows of Rose, a new scenario starring a grown-up Rose, Ethan’s beloved daughter whose kidnapping as a baby kicked off the original Village story.
Platform: PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows, Xbox Series X and Series S, PlayStation 5
Bayonetta 3 (October 28)
Bayonetta struts through multiple locations in an all-new, over-the-top climax action game for Nintendo Switch. Sporting a wicked new ensemble and somehow familiar pigtails, the titular Umbra Witch must face a mysterious evil using her signature guns and time-slowing Witch Time ability. This time, invading man-made bioweapons called Homunculi find themselves in Bayonetta’s crosshairs.
Platform: Nintendo Switch
Will you be picking up any of these games?