Video Games Releasing in October; October is upon us, and video games are releasing right, left, up, and down. In fact, October looks poised to be the busiest and biggest month of the year for game releases. No matter if you’re on Nintendo Switch, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, or PC, you’re getting something big this month.
Below, you can check out October’s 10 most noteworthy video game releases, which includes not just brand new games making their debut, but new ports of popular games.
That said, it’s important to keep in mind that the list below is no exhaustive. There are way more games releasing next month than 10.
What the curated list below does is highlight the most notable releases of all these games.
About: “EA Sports NHL 24’s all-new gameplay features bring authentic on-ice action to life. Experience the rush and fatigue of a high-pressure game with the Exhaust Engine, where sustained pressure in the attack zone leads to new game-changing effects like goalie fatigue that slows the netminder’s reaction time the more they get worn down with offensive action.”
Release Date: October 6 via PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X|S / Pre-order on Amazon
About: “Race over 500 real-world cars including modern race cars and more than 100 cars new to Forza Motorsport. Make every lap count across 20 living environments with fan-favorite locations and multiple track layouts to master, each featuring live on-track scoring, fully dynamic time-of-day with weather and unique driving conditions that ensure no two laps ever look or play the same.”
Release Date: October 10 via PC and Xbox Series X|S / Pre-order on Amazon
Assassin’s Creed Mirage
About: “In Assassin’s Creed Mirage, you are Basim, a cunning street thief with nightmarish visions seeking answers and justice. Join an ancient organization and come to understand a new creed-one that will change Basim’s fate in ways he never could have imagined.”
Release Date: October 5 via PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X|S / Pre-order on Amazon
Super Mario Bros. Wonder
About: “The next evolution of Mario fun! Classic Mario gameplay is turned on its head with Wonder Flowers in the Super Mario Bros. Wonder game! These game-changing items can make some wonderfully weird stuff happen. Witness pipes coming alive, wreak havoc as a giant Spike-Ball, and lots more!”
Release Date: October 20 via Nintendo Switch / Pre-order on Amazon
EA Sports UFC 5
About: “EA Sports UFC 5 is as real as it gets. Powered by Frostbite engine’s advanced rendering capabilities, your favorite fighters now have unparalleled character likenesses to complement next-level environment fidelity that’ll make their walk to the Octagon feel like a pay-per-view main event.”
Release Date: October 27 via PS5 and Xbox Series X|S / Pre-order on Amazon
Hellboy Web of Wyrd
About: “Developed by Upstream Arcade, Hellboy: Web of Wyrd is an original story created in partnership with Dark Horse Comics and creator Mike Mignola. This roguelite action adventure game features monstrous toe-to-toe brawling. Like the comics, the game sends Hellboy on a series of vastly different and wholly unique adventures; and while those stories stand on their own, they are all tied to the mysterious legacy of The Butterfly House.”
Release Date: October 18 via Nintendo Switch, PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X|S
Honkai: Star Rail – PS5 Port
About: “Honkai: Star Rail is an all-new strategy RPG title in the Honkai series that takes players on a cosmic adventure across the stars. Hop aboard the Astral Express and experience the galaxy’s infinite wonders on this journey filled with adventure and thrill.”
Release Date: October 11 via PS5
Hot Wheels Unleashed 2: Turbocharged
About: “The world’s raddest cars are back and taking the fun to the next level! Race over 130 vehicles with crazy new mechanics and even more vehicle types. Plus, build your tracks with stunning new environments and different game modes to have fun off and online!”
Release Date: October 19 via Nintendo Switch, PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X|S / Pre-order on Amazon
Detective Pikachu Returns
About: “Solve mysteries with the personality-packed Detective Pikachu! Unravel a series of mysteries across Ryme City with a tough-talking, coffee-loving Pikachu who calls himself a great detective. This Pikachu may have a self-assured attitude and talk like a middle-aged man, but he somehow manages to keep his lovable charm. Together with his partner Tim Goodman, this great detective duo cracks several cases with the help of the many Pokemon and people who live in Ryme City.
Release Date: October 6 via Nintendo Switch / Pre-order on Amazon
Marvel’s Spider-Man 2
About: “Spider-Men Peter Parker and Miles Morales face the ultimate test of strength inside and outside the mask as they fight to save the city, each other and the ones they love, from the monstrous Venom and the dangerous new symbiote threat.”
Release Date: October 20 via PS5 / Pre-order on Amazon