Xbox Game Pass October 2021 free games: what’s coming and leaving soon

Xbox Game Pass' October 2021 lineup will start a season of big day one releases

Some of Back 4 Blood's cleaners can be seen fending off zombies.

The Xbox Game Pass October 2021 games are beginning to be revealed and include a number of big day one releases, adding significant value to the service. Alongside, these new games for October 2021, a few games will also be leaving the service.

This month we see Turtle Rock’s Back 4 Blood finally hit shelves and the service, launching into Game Pass on day one. The co-op, zombie shooter has received positive feedback in its recent beta and excitement for the game has never been stronger. On top of that, subscribers to Game Pass for PC will get access to Age of Empires IV when it launches at the end of the month, which is the latest entry in the beloved strategy franchise.

In this guide, we will go over everything you need to know about Xbox Game Pass in October 2021, touching on the games coming to the service on console, PC, and Cloud.

Take a look at the changes coming to Game Pass in October 2021 that we know about right now:

XBOX GAME PASS October 2021 CONFIRMED GAMES

These games have been confirmed to be coming to Xbox Game Pass in October 2021 so far:

  • Phoenix Point – October 1 (Console)
  • Totally Accurate Battle Simulator (Full Release) – October 5 (Console, PC, Cloud)
  • Crysis Remastered – October 7 (Console, PC)
  • The Procession To Calvary – October 7 (Console, PC, Cloud)
  • Visage – October 7 (Console, PC, Cloud)
  • Back 4 Blood – October 12 (Console, PC, Cloud)
  • Destiny 2: Beyond Light – October 12 (PC)
  • Ring Of Pain – October 14 (Console, PC, Cloud)
  • The Riftbreaker – October 14 (Console, PC)
  • The Good Life – October 15 (Console)
  • Battlefield 4 – October 19 (Cloud)
  • Into The Pit – October 19 (Console, PC, Cloud)
  • Outriders – October 19 (PC)
  • Dragon Ball FighterZ – October 21 (Console, Cloud)
  • Echo Generation – October 21 (Console, PC, Cloud)
  • Everspace 2 (Game Preview) – October 21 (PC)
  • Moonglow Bay – October 26 (Console, PC, Cloud)
  • Age Of Empires IV – October 28 (PC, Cloud)
  • Alan Wake’s American Nightmare – October 28 (Console)
  • Backbone – October 28 (Console)
  • Bassmaster Fishing 2022 – October 28 (Console, PC, Cloud)
  • Nongunz: Doppelganger Edition – October 28 (Cosnole, PC, Cloud)
  • The Forgotten City – October 28 (Console, PC, Cloud)

More games will be announced in the first week of October, so stay tuned!

XBOX GAME PASS October 2021 REMOVED GAMES

Microsoft has announced which games will be removed from Xbox Game Pass in October. You can see them below:

  • Gonner2 – October 15
  • Heave Ho – October 15
  • Katana Zero – October 15
  • ScourgeBringer – October 15
  • Tales of Vesperia: Definitive Edition – October 15
  • The Swords of Ditto: Mormo’s Curse – October 15
  • Carto – October 31
  • Celeste – October 31
  • Comanche – October 31
  • Eastshade – October 31
  • Five Nights at Freddy’s – October 31
  • Five Nights at Freddy’s 2 – October 31
  • Five Nights at Freddy’s 3 – October 31
  • Five Nights at Freddy’s 4 – October 31
  • Knights and Bikes – October 31
  • Unruly Heroes – October 31

That covers all you need to know about Xbox Game Pass’ October 2021 line-up. Stay tuned for next month’s list of games when Microsoft announces them.