Sony and Microsoft have both announced the slate of October 2017 free games that will be available to subscribing PlayStation Plus and Xbox Live Gold members.
PlayStation Plus members will receive the stealth action title Metal Gear Solid V: Phantom Pain and the horror series Amnesia: Collection, which contains both The Dark Descent and A Machine for Pigs, for PlayStation 4, the action racing game Monster Jam Battlegrounds and the billiards simulator Hustle Kings for PlayStation 3, plus the puzzle game Hue for PS Vita and PlayStation 4, and the arcade shooter Sky Force Anniversary for PS Vita, PlayStation 4, and PlayStation 3. You can subscribe to PlayStation Plus via this link.
In addition, Sony is continuing their VR promotion for PS Plus members in the US and Canada, allowing players to receive a free copy of RIGS Mechanized Combat League through November 7. RIGS is a first-person, arena-based shooter developed from the ground up for PS VR. Set in the year 2065, it immerses players in an intense, all-action future sport that mixes elements from different athletic fields like combat sports, motorsports, basketball and football.
Xbox Live Gold members will receive four new free games – two on Xbox One and two on Xbox 360 – as part of the Games with Gold program. On Xbox One, Xbox Live Gold members can download the exploration game Gone Home: Console Edition for the entire month of October and the first-person puzzle game The Turing Test from October 16 to November 15. On Xbox 360, playable on Xbox One with Backward Compatibility, fans can download the platformer Rayman 3 from October 1 to 15 and the first-person shooter Medal of Honor: Airborne from October 16 to 31. You can subscribe to Xbox Live Gold via this link.
Which of the October 2017 free games are you looking forward to playing out of this lineup?