Xbox Game Pass gets five new additions in October

By Sean Carey,
Microsoft has announced the first batch of games joining Xbox Game Pass in October, and there's plenty here to get excited about. Doom Eternal, Drake Hollow, Brütal Legend, Forza Motorsport 7 and Ikenfell are all coming to the service in October.

Doom Eternal (Console & Cloud Streaming) – October 1st

The Marauder

The Doom Slayer returns to Xbox Game Pass. Doom Eternal will be playable in both the console service and for Android via Cloud Streaming. The armies of Hell have invaded Earth and you, playing as the Doom Slayer, must travel through different dimensions to save humanity. Doom Eternal will be coming to Xbox Game Pass for PC at a later date.

Drake Hollow (PC) – October 1st

Drake Hollow

Drake Hollow is coming to Xbox Game Pass for PC on October 1st. The co-op action game has you building villages for Drakes — a strange but loveable race of vegetable creatures — and defending them from evil outsiders. Drake Hollow is already playable in Xbox Game Pass for console.

Brütal Legend (Console) – October 8th

Brutal Legend

One of developer Double Fine's greats, Brütal Legend, is joining Xbox Game Pass for Console on October 8th. Players take on the role of Eddie Riggs, (voiced by Jack Black) who is "drawn into an alternate world of gnarly demons, fire-breathing beasts, and heavy metal music."

Forza Motorsport 7 (Console, PC, and Cloud Streaming) – October 8th

Preview screens

Forza Motorsport 7 joins Xbox Game Pass for console, PC and Cloud Streaming on October 8th. This authentic racing sim features over 700 different vehicles, including a considerable collection of Ferraris, Lamborghinis, and Porches, and over 200 tracks from across 30 famous destinations. You'll be pleased to read that developer Turn 10 Studios recently fixed the multiplayer achievement issues too.

Ikenfell (Console and PC) – October 8th

Ikenfell Achievements

Ikenfell is a turn-based RPG that launches straight into Xbox Game Pass for console and PC on October 8th. The game follows the story of a group of students with magical abilities. Players will explore a vast magic school, fight monsters and uncover some dark secrets. Ikenfell's Microsoft Store description also mentions that there are "cats everywhere," which can only be a good thing.

Microsoft also announced today that EA Play would be joining Xbox Game Pass on November 10th.

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Sean Carey
Written by Sean Carey
Hey, I’m Sean! I joined both TrueAchievements and TrueTrophies as a staff writer in 2019. I’m a big fan of the Metal Gear Solid series and love a good narrative adventure. Most evenings you’ll find me failing to get a win in Call of Duty: Warzone.