*UPDATED* Xbox Game Pass October 2020: Doom Eternal, Forza 7 & more

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Xbox Game Pass is certainly being ramped up ahead of the release of Xbox X|S.

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This the last full month of the platform ahead of Next Gen, so what do Microsoft have in store!

Latest News - First games available


The first two games arriving on Xbox Game Pass this October are now available.

Doom Eternal and Drake Hollow can be downloaded to your game library now!

Here's an overview of this month's games.

DOOM Eternal - 1 October

Android & Console

We thought Bethesda games could appear on the service later in the year, but they are coming out of the gate swinging, with DOOM Eternal the first game announced for October.

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ETERNAL GLORY - Is it only a matter of time before we see Doom Eternal on Game Pass?

The smash title, which only released earlier this year, joins Xbox Game Pass on Thursday, 1 October, and will hit Game Pass for PC later this year.


Drake Hollow - 1 October


A cooperative action village-building game set in The Hollow, where players build and defend villages of Drakes, the local vegetable folk.

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HOLLOW, GOODBYE - Can you rebuild Drakes Hollow?

Players follow the guidance of a mysterious crow in a dynamically generated world of islands trapped in poisonous aether and help the Drakes restore their camp.


Brutal Legend - 8 October


Follow the unlikely adventure of Eddie Riggs, a humble roadie (voiced by Jack Black) drawn into an alternate world of gnarly demons, fire-breathing beasts, and heavy metal music.

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ROCK OUT - Can you see the Jack Black resemblance?

Brütal Legend mixes hack and slash mayhem with huge strategy battles as Eddie and a band of stalwart heroes fight to free the world from a demonic overlord.


Forza Motorsport 7 - 8 Ocotber

(Android, Console & PC)

Experience the thrill of motorsport at the limit with the most comprehensive, beautiful, and authentic racing game ever made.

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Forza Motorsport 7 is where racers, drifters, drag racers, tuners, and creators come together in a community devoted to everything automotive.


Ikenfell - 8 October

(Console & PC)

A turn based-tactical RPG about a group of troublesome magic students.

PRE-ORDER NOW: Xbox Series X from Amazon

Use time-based combat mechanics to power your spells and block attacks, explore the twisted halls of a vast magic school, fight challenging monsters and uncover dark secrets never meant to be found.

Leaving this October

The following games will leave Xbox Game Pass on Thursday, 15 October, so download them while you can:

  • Felix the Reaper (Console & PC)
  • Metro 2033 Redux (Console & PC)
  • Minit (Console & PC)
  • Saints Row IV Re-Elected (PC)
  • State of Mind (PC)

September's additions

The follow games became available on Xbox Game Pass in September:

Game Platform(s) Release Date
Crusader Kings IIIPC1/9
The Jackbox Party Pack 4Console3/9
Resident Evil 7 BiohazardConsole PC3/9
Tell Me Why: Chapter TwoConsole PC3/9
Touhou Luna NightsConsole PC3/9
World War ZPC3/9
Star RenegadesPC8/9
Disgaea 4 Complete+PC10/9
Hotshot RacingConsole10/9
Tell Me Why: Chapter ThreeConsole PC10/9
Destiny 2: Shadowkeep & ForsakenConsole22/9
Age of Empires III: Definitive EditionPCPre-install now

The games that left the service in September were NBA 2K20 (Console), Red Redemption 2 (Console), Gonner: Blueberry Edition (Console & PC), Jump Force (Console).

READ MORE: Everything we know about Xbox Games With Gold October