The Xbox Live Games With Gold October 2021 free games have been revealed. Soon, players will be able to grab some big free games, including some classic horror games just in time for Halloween.
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This upcoming month, the two modern games hitting the service will be the rhythm action game Aaero and the futuristic 3D open-world title Hover. As for the two games that will be backward compatible, it’s all scary-themed titles, as Castlevania: Harmony of Despair and Resident Evil Code: Veronica X hit the service.
The four games and their respective release dates onto Xbox Live Games With Gold are as follows:
- Aaero ($14.99 ERP): Available October 1 to 31
- Hover ($24.99 ERP): Available October 16 to November 15
- Castlevania: Harmony of Despair ($14.99 ERP): Available October 1 to 15
- Resident Evil Code: Veronica X ($19.99 ERP): Available October 16 to 31
Aaero combines the rhythm gaming genre with action and has players taking place in epic boss battles. Licensed music from artists like Noisia, Flux Pavilion, Katy B, and The Prototypes are also in the game. Hover places players in the shoes of a young group of rebels known as the Gamers, who fight against the oppressive laws in the game with their incredible tricks and combos.
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As for the classic games, Castlevania: Harmony of Despair was released a decade ago, and includes a co-op mode that allows players to go through a “Boss Rush” type of mode that includes various bosses to fight. Resident Evil Code: Veronica X is an extended cut of the original Code Veronica, and features new cinematic content as well as some other changes.