You can get four FREE Xbox games this month, including the bizarre Welsh horror ‘Maid of Sker’


XBOX is offering four free games this month – with a distinctly spooky feel to celebrate Halloween.

All you need is an Xbox Gold membership, giving you access to new games every month.


Xbox Gold will give you four free games this monthCredit: Microsoft

What are Xbox games with Gold?

Games With Gold is Microsoft’s answer to the free games you get with Sony’s PlayStation Plus.

You can get the free games on Xbox if you subscribe to Xbox Live Gold, which is required to play online.

Then each month you get four free games, two for the latest console and two for the previous generation.

You can keep them as long as your Xbox Live Gold subscription is active.

Enjoy this spooky puzzle


Enjoy this spooky puzzleCredit: Microsoft

Xbox Games with Gold October 2020 – The Complete List

You can win four free games this month, worth a total of $ 71.96.

The first game is Slayaway Camp: Butcher’s Cup, a spooky puzzle game where you control a vengeful skeleton creature.

You crush your victims and solve puzzles against a backdrop of 80s horror references.

It is available from October 1 to 31.

Think you can play Maid of Sker with the lights off?


Think you can play Maid of Sker with the lights off?Credit: Microsoft

The next step is Maid of Sker, a terrifying first-person survival horror game.

It is located in a secluded hotel with a chilling history inspired by Welsh folklore.

It’s available from October 16 to November 16.

This retro classic is available on Xbox 360 and Xbox One


This retro classic is available on Xbox 360 and Xbox OneCredit: Microsoft

Then there is Sphinx and the Cursed Mummy, a third-person action adventure inspired by ancient Egyptian mythology.

It was released in 2003, with a largely positive reception.

You can get it from October 1 to October 15.

Virtually survive Halloween in this whimsical RPG


Virtually survive Halloween in this whimsical RPGCredit: Microsoft

Finally there is Costume Quest, a party-based RPG that was first released in 2010.

You control a kid who plays with his twin on Halloween – when your brother is kidnapped by a monster.

This will be available from October 16 to 31.

First Look at the New Xbox Series X

In other news, we reveal everything you need to know about the new Xbox Series X.

Budget buyers may want to consider the cheaper Xbox Series S instead.

And Sony fans will want to take a look at the new PS5.

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