Video games Releases for October 2020
Hey guys, we wanted to get you across the next big title releases that will take place in October 2020? That’s upcoming video game releases that many of probably don’t know about…
If you’re looking for games that will be out for PC, PS4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch: Then you’re in the right place.
The number of titles that get passed, and then often missed is impressive.
This is why we took the time to compile this list with the synopsis and exact dates, so you don’t have to search for yourself elsewhere.
I invite you to bookmark this page. That way you don’t miss new additions to the list.
October 1 – Super Mario Bros. 35 [Switch Online]
In a similar fashion as Tetris 99, Nintendo seems to test the effective formula with the classic Super Mario Bros game. This time, with a battle-royale-like twist: 35 players seek to stand a chance in the Mushroom Kingdom, all at the same time.
As if we were talking about a world created by an evil mastermind in Super Mario Maker, here you’ll break through the original levels, plagued by Goombas, Koopas, and other enemies that they’ll send you after defeating them.
Nintendo Switch Online users can join the madness for free until March 31 of 2021.
October 1 – Warsaw [Switch] / October 2 [Xbox One]
Poland, 1944. WARSAW shows the historic war lift that occurred in the city, in an immersive fashion.
This turn-based Tactical RPG gives you one opportunity to help the heroes opposing to the german Nazi attacks. Do whatever is in your hands to protect their native city.
October 2 – Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time [PS4, Xbox One]
Breaking boxes, picking up wumpa fruits, and dodging traps and pits at great speed is more addicting than what I remember.
Don’t look back. Receive Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time with nostalgia.
After 12 years of knowing nothing about the mascot that forged Naughty Dogs… I’m sure this is not a remaster, even after seeing Neo Cortex, Coco, Crash, and several others.
October 2 – Let’s Sing Queen [PS4, Xbox One, Switch]
The popular series of musical games, “Let’s Sing,” releases a “Bohemian” edition that Queen fans will get for sure.
The songs list includes I Want to Break Free, We Will Rock you, and 28 more hits.
All playable in 6 different game modes: Classic, Feat., Global Contest, MixTape 2.0., Jukebox, and Let’s Party.
October 2 – Star Wars: Squadrons [PC, PS4, Xbox One]
Have you wondered how it would be to fly a Starfighter?
You’ll explore the universe that takes place right after the events of the original trilogy. When the Rebel Alliance destroyed the second Death Star in the Battle of Endor.
This multiplayer first-person shooter will be available for the Xbox One, PS4, and PC.
Here’s your guide if you want to pre-order Star Wars: Squadrons.
October 6 – Nickelodeon Kart Racers 2: Grand Prix [PS4, Xbox One, Switch]
The whole Nickelodeon gang is here. 30 playable racers and 70 supportive companions.
What does that mean? Thousands of different combinations to play along the character’s 90s/2000s kids grew up with.
Up to 8 online competitors or 4 playing locally. The fun happens across 28 tracks and 2 arenas, after personalizing kart’s cosmetics, boosters, and special attacks.
October 8 – Ride 4 [PC, PS4, Xbox One]
Milestone has positioned RIDE as an outperforming motorcycle racing simulator.
And their latest releases seem to follow the same focus.
Both the Career and Endurance modes are being renewed. Riding the most potent sport bikes will feel realistic and satisfying, with upgrades in the control and graphics.
October 9 – FIFA 21 [PC, PS4, Xbox One]
EA Sports have made the Jogo bonito once again for FIFA 21.
They aim for the “most influential sports-based game” title.
And might achieve it this time thanks to the overall improvements: better graphics, smarter mechanics, and a pinpoint focus on small details that will make a big difference.
October 9 – The Survivalists [PC, PS4, Xbox One, Switch]
In short terms: The Escapists, in an open-world, funnier than ever.
This time, you must survive on a randomly-generated island and thrive for its development.
In solitude or playing co-op with a friend… Either way, you’ll have a great time.
Encounter all types of puzzles, dangerous challenges, and monkeys (many) across the tropical wildlife.
Pre-ordering now will unlock the “Monkey Business” DLC: 3 Player hats and 6 for Monkeys.
October 13 – G.I. Joe: Operation Blackout [PC, PS4, Xbox One, Switch]
You’ll have to shoot and fight, after leading the squad on this team-based, third-person shooter.
Surprise, surprise… Duke, Snake Eyes, Cobra, Destro, Roadblock, and Storm Shadow are among the 12 characters available. Not even mentioning the 18 stages.
As in the 80s comics, it will take you to the U.S.S Flagg and Cobra Headquarters.
October 15 – Age of Empires 3: Definitive Edition [PC]
The all-time strategy classic is back. The 3rd (III) and Definitive Edition of Age of Empires will arrive on Steam and the Microsoft Store through the Xbox Game Pass for PC.
To start with, every add-on content and expansion released in the original is being included, plus two new civilizations: Inca and Swedish.
Besides that, the gameplay, graphics (4k resolution), mechanics, and every other part of the game has been improved to make this version the truly “Definitive” one.
October 15 – Ring of Pain [PC, Switch]
What happens when you mashup roguelike and TCG mechanics and put them into endless dungeons that generate randomly? Ring of Pain is what happens.
Simon Boxer of Twice Different announced it will be out to the public starting October 15 on the Nintendo eShop (Switch), the Humble Store, and Steam (PC).
October 15 – Raji: An Ancient Epic [PC, PS4, Xbox One]
An adventure game like Raji only exists thanks to the legendary local culture that inspired the India-based team.
They’ve been capable of creating a fantastic universe inside the antique country’s runes.
The girl we embody has being picked by Gods as the “chosen one” to fight the upcoming demonic invasion. Are you ready for it?
October 16 – Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit [Switch]
You can stop pretending that the hand-held control is the steering wheel.
This time, you’ll compete against your opponents with real-life karts (unfortunately, not full-scale ones).
The price, $99,99 or its regional equivalent, is way lower than real karting.
Choose between two sets: Mario or Luigi, and set-up a personalized track around your living room. The smart toys will respond in real life to every in-game mechanic (mushroom boosts or the blue-shell death sentence).
October 20 – Doom Eternal: The Ancient Gods Part One [PC, PS4, Xbox One]
Not a game itself, but a DLC release that’s worthy of mention.
Give the best of yourself as the Doom guy, once again. Loads of shooting and dismemberment of new enemies, in entirely new hellish realms.
What else can we ask this time? Yes, I forgot… A ton of headbanging metal.
October 22 – DwarfHeim [PC]
All players must cooperate with one particular objective: to grow their Dwarf clan.
Warriors, Miners, and Builders have to share resources for the common goal.
The developing Nordic team (Pineleaf Studio) invites new players to register and experience the epic and strategic multiplayer wars that are forging now in the world of DwarfHeim.
October 23 – Transformers: Battlegrounds [PC, PS4, Xbox One, Switch]
The legendary war between the Autobots and Decepticons is timeless.
Megatron is trying to capture the Spark once again. And this time, you’ll need to command along Bumblebee to save the Earth… Once again.
Team up and transport directly from Central City to Cybertron, in a single-player mode, or enjoying the massive multiplayer action.
October 27 – World of Warcraft: Shadowlands [PC]
The cycle between life and death was broken. Sylvannas, Kael’thas, and other legendary bosses will lead in the lore of the now unbalanced world of Azeroth.
New creatures and factions are being introduced, along with realms that were unseen by mortal’s eyes.
As a fan of Blizzard’s games and all-time WoW player, I guarantee you this move is risky. According to them, this expansion is as groundbreaking as it was once Cataclysm.
October 28 – AGOS: A Game of Space [PC VR]
“2057. Humanity is forced to leave Earth… You are the last to leave.”
Ubisoft promises a space simulator based on real physics, to genuinely pilot across infinity.
Explore the unexplored and gather enough resources with the most advanced technology. Only that way, you’ll be able to keep the future of mankind alive.
AGOS: A Game of Space runs with every VR headset available for PC (Oculus, HTC Vive, Index y Windows Mixed Reality)
October 29 – Watch Dogs Legion [PC, PS4, Xbox One]
A corporation obsessed with cyber vigilance now runs in a dystopian London.
Privacy is not the only value lost after the Brexit set of events.
Hackers and other tech-experts lead the open world of Watch Dogs Legion, with a permanent death system and a full list of hacktivists to incarnate in after.
You don’t have to wait up to the last days of October. You can pre-order your copy here.
October 30 – The Dark Pictures Anthology: Little Hope [PC, PS4, Xbox One]
The creators of Until Dawn (Supermassive Games) created another interactive movie-like project.
Transport to the turbulent America of 1692. Among all the witch-hunting, you will discover the horrifying truth behind this era. Face the life-taking threats that wander around.
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Esports Marketer. Marco is the Founder of DFY Gaming. He types for a living but writes awfully on pen and paper.