Whether you’re looking for something terrifying or the newest game from your favorite franchise, October has some of the best choices! As we begin to move into the holiday season, there are some exciting 2021 video game releases on the horizon. That being said, here are a handful of October video game releases to watch out for!
October 1: FIFA 22
At this point done FIFA need an introduction? The latest game in the franchise is slated for release on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X and Series S, Nintendo Switch, Google Stadia, and PC.
October 5: Alan Wake remastered
To the delight of horror fans, the cult classic Alan wake has a remastered version coming out just in time for Halloween. It’s coming out on PC, PlayStation, and Xbox (but a future Switch version may or may not be in the works!).
October 5: Super Monkey Ball: Banana Mania
Ready to go bananas in October ?! The next Super Monkey Ball game will be released on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows, Xbox Series X | S, PlayStation 5, and Xbox One.
October 7: Far Cry 6
In the latest Far Cry game, “dive into the rocky world of a modern day guerrilla revolution to free a nation from its oppressive dictator.” This first-person shooter will be released on PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X | S, and Stadia.
October 8: Metroid Dread
Coming exclusively to Nintendo Switch after nearly 15 years of waiting, Terror Metroid is full of new enemies and abilities. Check Out Extended Coverage Here!
October 12: Back 4 Blood
Speaking of waiting, Back 4 Blood, easily one of the most anticipated games of 2021 and the spiritual successor to Left for dead, will be released on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X | S and PC. This cooperative survival horror game will be available through Game Pass upon release.
October 21: Resident Evil 4 VR
If you wanted to see another Resident Evil VR game, now is your chance! One of the franchise’s most beloved games is coming exclusively to Oculus. Resident Evil 4 VR has undergone a total overhaul to make the game completely interactive for the VR audience.
October 26: Guardians of the Galaxy
Even though it’s just been announced, guardians of the galaxy is slated for release in October for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, Xbox Series X | S, and PC. With Square Enix at the helm, it will be interesting to see if the Guardians fare any better than the Avengers.
October 29: Mario Party Superstars
Need to take your Halloween party to the next level? Mario and his friends support you Mario Party Superstars! Featuring some of the best maps and mini-games from the 64th era, it’s a trip down memory lane you won’t want to miss!
For a full list of video game releases for October (and the rest of the year), check out the list here!
What October video game releases are you looking forward to? Or are you looking forward to another 2021 video game release? Let us know in the comments below, and check back regularly to The Nerd Stash for all your nerdy news and needs!