Video games being released in October ahead of highly-anticipated PS5 and Xbox Series X launches

There’s plenty to keep you busy in the lead up to the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X launch.
Here’s a look at the upcoming games releasing in October and a preview of the games coming to PlayStation Plus and Xbox Games With Gold.
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October 1

Super Mario Bros. 35 (Switch)
The upcoming Star Wars: Squadrons video game launches on both PS4 and Xbox on October 2, 2020. (EA)

October 2

Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time (PS4 and Xbox)Star Wars: Squadrons (PS4 and Xbox)

October 6

Nickelodeon Kart Racers 2: Grand Prix (PS4, Xbox and Switch)

October 8

Ride 4 (PS4 and Xbox)

October 9

FIFA 21 (PS4 and Xbox)
FIFA 21 Legacy Edition (Switch)
FIFA 21, the latest instalment in the popular sports video game, will drop on both platforms on October 9, however users can purchase expanded versions of the game to unlock it three days earlier. (EA Sports FIFA)

October 16

NHL 21 (PS4 and Xbox)
Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit (Switch)
Truck Driver (Switch)

October 20

Remothered: Broken Porcelain (Switch)

October 23

Transformers Battlegrounds (PS4, Xbox and Switch)
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October 27

Ghostrunner (PS4 and Xbox)
The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel IV (PS4)

October 29

Watch Dogs Legion (PS4 and Xbox One)
Watch Dogs Legion will be available for purchase and to play on PS4 and Xbox One from October 29, 2020. (Ubisoft)

October 30

Dark Picture Anthology: Little Hope (PS4 and Xbox)
Pikmin 3 Deluxe (Switch)

October 31

Prinny 1 & 2: Exploded and Reloaded – Just Desserts Edition (Switch)

PlayStation Plus

Need For Speed: Payback (PS4)
Vampyr (PS4)
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Xbox Games With Gold

Slayaway Camp: Butcher’s Cut (Xbox)
Maid of Sker (Xbox)

9News’ top picks

Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time
Star Wars: Squadrons
Watch Dogs: Legion
Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit

Source: 9NEWS