Four Spooktacular games are heading to Xbox Live Gold for October


Trick-or-treating may be canceled this year, but Xbox Live Gold subscribers will still have a way to get their candy-collecting fix. Slayaway Camp: Butcher’s Cut, Sker’s Maid, Sphinx and the Cursed Mummy and costume quest Will be available to Xbox Live Gold members for a limited time in October as part of Games for Gold.

Each game will be available for a specific time, with Slayaway Camp: Butcher’s Cut available from October 1 to October 31. The game is a throwback to 80s trash horror and places the player in the role of a demented villain terrorizing the camp counselors.

Sker’s Maid will be available from October 16 to November 15. The game takes place in an isolated hotel with a secret history. The player must use stealth tactics to survive a multitude of sonic enemies based on Welsh folklore.

Sphinx and the Cursed Mummy will be available from October 1 to October 15. Taking inspiration from ancient Egypt, the game follows Sphinx and her mummy friend on a quest to thwart Set’s evil plants.

Last but not least, costume quest is playable from October 16 to October 31. Play as one of two siblings on a quest to save the other from evil monsters on Halloween night. Sport different costumes that allow you to transform into giant robots, mythical creatures and more during battle. Oh, and trick-or-treating of course.

All four games will also be available on Xbox Game Pass Ultimate.

Nicolas Perez is an editorial intern at Pastry and co-opinion editor for new university. He wanders on Twitter @Nic_Perez_.


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