The Xbox Games with Gold selection for October 2018 has begun. Xbox Live subscribers will have the chance to get their hands on four free games this month. Microsoft are offering Overcooked and Victor Vran. Plus two Xbox 360 titles, Stuntman: Ignition and Hitman: Blood Money. All of which will be available to download for free throughout staggered intervals in the next month.
Overcooked is a cooking simulation title developed by the independent UK developers, Ghost Town Games and published by Team17. Up to four players can take control over chefs working in kitchens to prepare meals under a time limit. The kitchens are filled with obstacles and hazards which provide players with challenges whilst they rapidly cook their meals.
It released on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in August 2016. A version for the Nintendo Switch arrived in July 2017. The title won two awards at the 13th Britsh Academy Game Awards, one for Best British Game and one for Best British Family Game. The sequel, Overcooked 2, launched in August 2018.
Overcooked is available to download for the whole month of October (1st-31st).
Victor Vran is an Action-RPG developed by the Bulgarian development studio, Haemimont Games. The title is set in a Gothic-fantasy world where magic and science both play a role in the universe. Players take control over Victor Vran, a demon hunter who arrives in the city of Zagoravia. His goal is to help the inhabitants of the city fight off a demon infestation which has plagued them. Each player can forge their own version of Victor by making use of the wide range of of powerful weapons and gear that are available.
This Diablo-like title offers a massive selection of weapons, items, outfits, demon powers and destiny cards to choose from. Players experience intense combat action whilst they fight hordes of hideous monsters and unleash their powerful skills. The game first released on PC in 2015 before arriving on Xbox One and PlayStation 4 in 2017. The Switch version hit the shelves in August 2018.
Victor Vran will be available to download from October 16th-November 15th.
Stuntman: Ignition is the sequel to Stuntman. It was developed by Paradigm Entertainment and published by THQ. The title involves players stepping into the shoes of a stunt driver in Hollywood and performing scenes in six different blockbuster movies. The directors give out objectives that need to be completed and star ratings are earned based on the driver’s performances in each stunt sequence. The game released on Xbox 360, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3 and mobile devices in 2007.
It’s available to download via Games with Gold until October 15th.
Hitman: Blood Money
Hitman: Blood Money is the single-player stealth title developed by IO Interactive and published by Eidos Interactive. The forth entry to the popular Hitman franchise sees the main protagonist, Agent 47, working on different assassination jobs. These jobs take place in various locations such as a Las Vegas casino, New Orleans during the Mardi Gras celebrations, and a boat heading along the Mississippi River. The title released for Xbox, Xbox 360, PlayStation 2 and PC in 2006 before arriving on PlayStation 3 in 2013. It was a great success for Eidos, selling over 2.1 million copies.
Xbox Live members will be able to download the game from October 16th-31st.
For more information on Games With Gold, head over to the official Xbox website.