Now Arriving: Games of October 2018

I hope you’re ready because October 2018 is arguably the busiest and biggest month of the entire year. The wallet pain train has finally arrived and is bringing a ton of major AAA franchises along with it. Let’s take a look at everything launching this month.

Love it or hate it, Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 is positioning itself to be a major player this month, which is earlier than its usual November launch. Oddly enough, the single player campaign has been completely scrapped this time around, letting Treyarch focus on Zombies, multiplayer, and the new battle royale mode, Blackout.

For most people, October starts and ends with one game: Red Dead Redemption 2. Even though this newest game from Rockstar is technically labeled as a sequel to the massive hit 2010 game, RDR2 is actually a prequel story and focusing on a new protagonist named Arthur Morgan. The level of polish and detail has been cranked up to 11, so for those looking to live a western fantasy, this is your game.

October doesn’t stop there, however. There’s an astonishing amount of games this month including Assassin’s Creed Odyssey, SoulCalibur VI, and more! Head down below and see the complete release list for the month of October.

Microsoft Exclusives
Forza Horizon 4 Oct 2
Minecraft Starter or Master Collection Oct 11
Sony Exclusives
Valthirian Arc Hero School (PS4) Oct 2
Astro Bot Rescue Mission (PSVR) Oct 2
Fist of the North Star: Lost Paradise (PS4) Oct 2
Air Missions: Hind (PS4) Oct 9
Punch Line (PS4, Vita) Oct 9
Death’s Gambit (PS4 Physical Release) Oct 16
Gungrave: Loaded Coffin Edition (PSVR) Oct 16
Mutant Football League Dynasty Edition (PS4) Oct 30
8 To Glory (PS4) Oct 30
Nintendo Exclusives
Super Mario Party (Switch) Oct 2
This is the Police II (Switch) Oct 5
Cat Quest (Switch) Oct 9
Candle: Power of the Flame (Switch) Oct 9
Luigi’s Mansion (3DS) Oct 12
The World Ends with You: Final Remix (Switch) Oct 12
Big Buck Hunter Arcade (Switch) Oct 16
Rapala Pro Series (Switch) Oct 16
Party Arcade (Switch) Oct 16
Dark Souls Remastered (Switch) Oct 16
Bass Pro Shops The Strike: Championship Edition (Switch) Oct 23
Gal Metal World Tour Edition (Switch) Oct 23
Cabela’s The Hunt: Championship Edition Bundle Oct 23
PC Exclusives
None
Multiplatform Releases
Mega Man 11 Oct 2 – Xbox One, PS4, PC, Switch
Assassin’s Creed Odyssey Oct 5 – Xbox One, PS4, PC
WWE 2K19 Oct 9 – Xbox One, PS4
Space Hulk Tactics Oct 9 – Xbox One, PS4, PC
Disgaea 1 Complete Oct 9 – PS4, Switch
Goosebumps: The Game Oct 9 – Switch, PC
Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Oct 12 – Xbox One, PS4, PC
LEGO DC Super Villains Oct 16 – Xbox One, PS4, PC, Switch
NBA 2K Playgrounds 2 Oct 16 – Xbox One, PS4, PC, Switch
Flipping Death Oct 16 – PS4, Switch
Monstrum (Physical Release) Oct 16 – Xbox One, PS4
Warriors Orochi 4 Oct 16 – Xbox One, PS4, PC, Switch
Starlink: Battle for Atlas Oct 16 – Xbox One, PS4, Switch
For Honor: Marching Fire Edition Oct 16 – Xbox One, PS4, PC
The Hunter: Call of the Wild 2019 Edition Oct 16 – Xbox One, PS4, PC
SoulCalibur VI Oct 19 – Xbox One, PS4, PC
Dark Souls Trilogy Oct 19 – Xbox One, PS4
Paw Patrol On a Roll Oct 26 – Xbox One, PS4, PC, Switch
Crayola Scoot Oct 23 – Xbox One, PS4, PC, Switch
Just Dance 2019 Oct 23 – Xbox One, PS4, Switch, 360, Wii U, Wii
Nickelodeon Kart Racers Oct 23 – Xbox One, PS4, Switch
Spintires: MudRunner – American Wilds Oct 23 – Xbox One, PS4, PC
Red Dead Redemption 2 Oct 26 – Xbox One, PS4, PC
My Hero One’s Justice Oct 26 – Xbox One, PS4, PC, Switch
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7 Responses to Now Arriving: Games of October 2018

  1. Man the only line up I was actually excited for was Nintendos. Of course I’m going to play Red Dead, but I’m kinda more excited for Super Mario Party for some reason.

  2. Luna says:

    Super Mario Party, Black Ops 4 and RDR2 are all reserved for me at Gamestop. Going to be a great month of gaming!

    -Luna 🙂

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