Microsoft has announced the four Games with Gold titles that Xbox Live Gold and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscribers are getting free of charge during the month of October 2020. In the tenth month of the year, members will get $71.96 in value, including Slayaway Camp: Butcher’s Cut and Maid of Sker on Xbox One, and Sphinx and the Cursed Mummy and Costume Quest on Xbox 360 through Backwards Compatibility.
On Xbox One, throughout the entire month of October 2020, Xbox Live members can download Slayaway Camp: Butcher’s Cut ($16.99 ERP) for free. Also, from October 16 through November 15, Maid of Sker ($24.99 ERP) will be available at no extra cost.
You can also see the September 2020 games here.
Xbox Live Gold vs. Game Pass Ultimate
When you have an Xbox Live Gold membership, you can get exclusive access to free games every month as part of the Games with Gold program. Also, the membership gives you full access to online gaming and game discounts. If you’re not a subscriber, you can always find good deals at Microsoft.
Xbox Game Pass Ultimate is a monthly subscription service that gives you the same benefits as the Xbox Live Gold membership, but you also get unlimited access to download and play over 100 high-quality games on your Xbox One or PC. You can join the Xbox Game Pass Ultimate following this link.
Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S
Xbox Series X is the next generation console from Microsoft that feature AMD’s Zen 2 and RDNA 2 architectures, and 16GB of memory, offering 12 teraflops of processing power for up to 4K resolution and up to 120fps gameplay. The console will launch in November 10, it costs $499.99, and you can preorder it at the Microsoft Store.
Alongside the Series X, the company is also launching the smaller Xbox Series S, which is a slightly less powerful version of the console targeted at 1080p and 1440p gaming, but it plays next generations games and it only cost $299.99. The console will also be available in November 10, and you can preorder it at the Microsoft Store. If you can’t seem to decide which one to get, this guide will help you determine the best console for you.
Since Microsoft is preparing for the next generation of game consoles, the company has already discontinued production of the Xbox One X and Xbox One All-Digital edition. Production of the Xbox One S will continue, and you can order it from the Microsoft Store.