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October 2022 Xbox Games with Gold Announced

October 2022 Xbox Games with Gold Announced - News

by William D'Angelo , posted on 29 September 2022 / 1,845 Views

Microsoft has announced the Xbox Live Games with Gold for October 2022. Two Xbox One games will be free to download next month.

Here is the list of Games with Gold:

  • Windbound ($19.99 ERP): Available October 1 to 31
  • Bomber Crew Deluxe Edition ($24.99 ERP): Available October 16 to November 15

Here is an overview of the games:


Washed up on an uncharted island, you must use your will and skill to survive! Play as Kara, shipwrecked on the Forbidden Islands with nothing but what you can build or find. You’ll need to craft weapons and tools to survive. Spend time building a new boat which you can use in an immersive tactile sailing experience to reach the other islands. Explore the hidden history of each island to unlock their mysteries. Enjoy this delightfully surprising game that takes the survival genre in a totally new direction.

Bomber Crew Deluxe Edition

Listen up fliers! We’re recruiting you to take on extremely high-risk missions in this World War II strategic flying and bombing game. Once you’re up in the air, danger is everywhere. It’s up to you to manage the fuel, ammo, and hydraulics while trying to avoid enemy gunners. Even the weather can bring you down. Keep your crew safe and focused and bring home victory. Bomber Crew Deluxe Edition includes the original Bomber Crew plus the Secret Weapons and USAAF DLC, so there’s plenty of flying to be done.

A life-long and avid gamer, William D'Angelo was first introduced to VGChartz in 2007. After years of supporting the site, he was brought on in 2010 as a junior analyst, working his way up to lead analyst in 2012 and taking over the hardware estimates in 2017. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel and Twitch channel. You can contact the author on Twitter @TrunksWD.

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Pemalite (on 29 September 2022)

Only two games? So basically we got a cost increase on our gold subscription...

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scrapking Pemalite (on 30 September 2022)

Yeah, that's not the best. If they end up being better/newer/more expensive games on average then that might be OK. So time will tell.

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ice (on 29 September 2022)

another amazing lineup for GWG

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ice shikamaru317 (on 29 September 2022)

if people can't figure it out, that's on them lmao

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Libara ice (on 29 September 2022)

Bomber crew is a great fun little game!

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scrapking Libara (on 30 September 2022)

I'm looking forward to trying it, honestly!

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rapsuperstar31 (on 29 September 2022)

Windbound was a game that peaked my interest before poor reviews. I'll probably give it a shot, see how it is.

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Kakadu18 rapsuperstar31 (on 30 September 2022)

It is quite repetetive.

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scrapking rapsuperstar31 (on 30 September 2022)

I've not heard of it, but it is also piquing my interest now that I've been introduced to it.

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Chris Hu (on 03 October 2022)

Windbound got replaced by WRC 10.

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Manlytears (on 30 September 2022)

At this point Gamepass has become the only acceptable subscription option for Xbox live users. Atm, Games with gold is almost as bad as Nintendo online sub.

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Azzanation (on 29 September 2022)

What happened to the 4 games? I get GP is a thing but those who dont use that service are hit hard here

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Giggity_goo (on 29 September 2022)

glad ive only used gold to convert into cheap gamepass

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scrapking Giggity_goo (on 30 September 2022)

Same. I switched to Game Pass Ultimate years ago, and I did use the Gold conversion trick. These days I don't even pay that much, I use Microsoft Rewards instead.

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