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October 2020 Games for PlayStation Plus and Xbox Live Gold

Sony PlayStation and Xbox have announced the October 2020 games coming to both PlayStation Plus and Xbox Live Gold. For PlayStation Plus, the games will be available for the PlayStation 4.

The Xbox Live Gold titles include two games for the Xbox One and two for the Xbox 360. You can play the Xbox 360 titles on your Xbox One with Backward Compatibility.

PlayStation Plus October 2020 Games

The October 2020 games for PlayStation Plus include Need for Speed: Payback and Vampyr. Both games will join PS Plus on Tuesday, October 6 and be available to download for PS Plus subscribers until Monday, November 2.

Need for Speed: Payback and Vampyr

Need for Speed: Playback

Survive thrilling heist missions, partake in metal-crunching car battles, perform dazzling setpieces and more in this four-wheeled action blockbuster. Set in the fictional, corrupt gambler’s paradise of Fortune Valley, choose from three different characters – each with their own unique skills – customise your rides and take on an open world’s worth of events as you seek revenge on those who wronged you.


Life is Strange developer Dontnod Entertainment challenges you to embrace the darkness with this 1918-set, third-person action RPG with deep narrative choices. Play a doctor turned vampire ghosting through a London gripped by violence and fear. Use your supernatural abilities, as well as man-made tools and weapons to fight or flee the forces of evil and vampire hunters. Save the city’s populace or feed on them to become stronger, but giving in to your bloodlust can have grave consequences…

Xbox Live Gold October 2020

In October on Xbox One, play as an adorable villain in the throwback horror puzzle game Slayaway Camp: Butcher’s Cut, and keep your wits about you in the creepy stealth title Maid of Sker. On the Xbox 360, and Xbox One via Backward Compatibility, warp through ancient Egypt in Sphinx and the Cursed Mummy and get your trick-or-treating fix in Costume Quest.

Slayaway Camp: Butcher’s Cut (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 (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 (Available October 1 to 15 on Xbox One & 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 (Available October 16 to 31 on Xbox One & 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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