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Xbox Game Pass October 2023 Lineup Announced

Microsoft has unveiled an exciting lineup of games coming to Xbox Game Pass in October 2023. Gamers can expect a diverse selection of titles, ranging from co-op adventures to highly anticipated new releases. Get ready to immerse yourself in thrilling gameplay experiences across multiple platforms, including Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, PC, and cloud gaming.

Co-op Adventure with Gotham Knights

Starting off the month is the highly anticipated co-op focused adventure, Gotham Knights. As announced previously, the game is now available on Game Pass for Xbox Series X and S, PC, and the cloud. However, the initial reception has been mixed, with IGN’s review giving it a 5/10 rating. While the game offers a co-op-centric caped adventure, it falls short in terms of combat mechanics, a predictable mystery, and a challenging progression system. Despite these drawbacks, fans of the Batman universe and co-op gameplay might still find elements to enjoy.

Introducing The Lamplighters League

Also making its debut on Game Pass this month is The Lamplighters League. Developed by Harebrained Schemes and published by Paradox Interactive, this action-packed title combines squad tactics, stealth, and pulp adventure. Initially starting off slow, The Lamplighters League quickly gains momentum with its engaging heroes and well-designed enemies. IGN awarded it a commendable 7/10 rating. Brace yourself for an adrenaline-pumping experience as you navigate through this unique world.

Exciting Upcoming Games

In addition to the games already available, Game Pass subscribers can look forward to an array of exciting titles set to release later in the month. Here’s a sneak peek at what’s to come:

Warhammer 40,000: Darktide - October 4

Prepare for intense co-op action in the grimdark universe of Warhammer 40,000 with this upcoming release from Fatshark, the developer behind the critically acclaimed Warhammer Vermintide games. Originally launched on PC in 2022, the Xbox version of Darktide was delayed to accommodate vital updates. IGN’s review of the game praised its ferocious battles, earning it an impressive 8/10 rating. Team up with friends and plunge into the Warhammer 40,000 universe for an unforgettable gaming experience.

Forza Motorsport - October 10

Racing enthusiasts, get ready for the highly anticipated release of Forza Motorsport. Developed by Turn 10 Studios, this visually stunning racing game promises to be a graphical showcase for Xbox Series X and S. As a first-party Xbox game from Microsoft Game Studios, Forza Motorsport will be available on Game Pass from day one. Expect a thrilling and immersive racing experience as you push the boundaries of speed and precision.

From Space - October 12

Embark on a solo or co-op journey in From Space, an action-packed shooter that challenges you to liberate Earth from an alien infestation. Assemble your squad of up to four players and engage in intense battles using over-the-top weaponry. Set in a post-apocalyptic world with stylized graphics, this game combines fast-paced gameplay with strategic elements. Brace yourself for an epic adventure that will test your skills and teamwork.

Like A Dragon: Ishin! - October 17

Fans of the Yakuza series will be delighted with the release of Like A Dragon: Ishin! This spin-off from Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio was initially launched in Japan in 2014 and has received a remake in 2023. Offering an immersive experience set in feudal Japan, the game allows you to delve into a gripping narrative and engage in intense combat. IGN’s review of the remake awarded it a solid 7/10 rating. Prepare to live the life of a Yakuza in this thrilling adventure.