Xbox Gold games for October 2018 include Overcooked and Hitman: Blood Money

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Your Xbox Gold games for October 2018 will have you scrambling in the kitchen as well as from the authorities thanks to the inclusion of multiplayer mayhem simulator Overcooked! and arguably the greatest entry in the Agent 47 saga, Hitman: Blood Money. Those aren't the only games up for grabs though, so read on to get the full list.

Remember: any games you choose to download during their availability period will remain accessible so long as you have an active Xbox Live Gold membership. And don't forget too that any Xbox 360 games made available through Games With Gold are also backwards compatible with Xbox One.

October 2018 free Games With Gold games

Overcooked! (Xbox One) - Available: October 1 - 31
If you need a way to test the limits of your friendships, Overcooked! might be the game for you. Up to four players scramble around kitchens of various shapes, sizes, and physics in order to assemble customers' orders on time and correctly. Cooking in a regular kitchen can be stressful enough, but what about a kitchen that rocks back and forth on a pirate ship, or one split between two trucks speeding down the highway? Take a deep breath, and may your friendship survive the trials this game throws at it.

Victor Vran (Xbox One) - Available: October 16 - November 15
Here's the recipe for Victor Vran: take one part Diablo's action-RPG formula, one part Gothic Victorian setting, mix thoroughly. Pour over the freshly-slain corpses of demons and other hell-beasts, all while listening to the gravely, dulcet tones of Doug Cockle, the voice of Geralt in the Witcher series. Sound tasty? Then be sure to download it when it becomes available mid-October.

Stuntman: Ignition (Xbox One / Xbox 360) - Available: October 1 - 15
If you're a fan of movies like the Fast and the Furious franchise or Baby Driver, Stuntman: Ignition is all but guaranteed to be your jam. Take the wheel as a Hollywood stunt driver, crashing through elaborate sets as you strive to not only be fast, but be cool. Make each shot the big-screen spectacle it was meant to be.

Hitman: Blood Money (Xbox One / Xbox 360) - Available: October 16 - 31
A classic among stealth game aficionados, Hitman: Blood Money is an iconic masterpiece of the genre. Creep, sneak, and use subterfuge to clear the game's incredibly elaborate levels, using your wits to get close enough and eliminate your target. If you want high-octane, shoot-em-up action, look elsewhere. Blood Money rewards the patient and methodical.

September 2018 free Games With Gold games

  • Prison Architect (Xbox One)
  • Livelock (Xbox One)
  • Lego Star Wars 3: The Clone Wars (Xbox One / Xbox 360) 
  • Sega Vintage Collection: Monster World (Xbox One / Xbox 360)