Epic Games Store Weekly Free Game January 28th: Dandara Trials Of Fear Edition

A free game is released every week on the Epic Games Store.

In the past, we have seen games such as GTA V and, most recently, Star Wars Battlefront 2.

Find out more about this week's free game from Epic Games below.

Release Date

The latest free game given away by Epic Games goes live every Thursday at 11 am EST/4 pm GMT.

Dandara: Trials Of Fear Edition

The next free game from Epic Games has gone live and it is Dandara: Trials Of Fear Edition.

If you're a fan of Metroidvanias, this is a game you definitely need to grab this week.

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METROIDVANIA: Dandara is a 16 bit style Metroidvania game.

Here is some more information about the game:

The world of Salt hangs on the brink of collapse.
The citizens, once free spirits, now stand oppressed and isolated.
But not all is lost, for out of this aether of fear arises a heroine, a ray of hope.
Her name is Dandara.Defy gravity as you jump across floors, walls, and ceilings alike.
Discover the mysteries and secrets hidden throughout the world of Salt and its diverse array of characters.
Empower Dandara for combat and survival against enemies bent on oppression.
Awaken, Dandara, to bring freedom and balance to this directionless world.

What is interesting is, Dandara: Trials Of Fear is also being given away for free next month as part of Xbox Games With Gold.

Each month, Xbox Live Gold subscribers get 4 free games to download and keep forever.

Xbox Games With Gold February 2021
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FREE: Five new games will be given away to Xbox Live Gold members.

This isn't the first time we've seen a game appear on two competing platforms at the same time.

Yesterday it was revealed that Control: Ultimate Edition would be coming to PS Plus next month.

Control was also recently announced and added to Xbox Game Pass, meaning that both competing platforms have given away the same game at the same time.

READ MORE: PS Plus and Game Pass Are Cancelling Each Other Out With Their Latest Power Plays

And with the recent change, so Xbox players don't need Xbox Live in order to play f2p titles, much like PlayStation, there is becoming less reason to choose one platform over the other.


Check out the trailer for Dandara: Trials Of Fear Edition below.

Next Weeks Game

It has now been revealed that the next free game will be For The King.

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COMING SOON: For The King will be free on Epic Games Store next week.

For The Kings will become available to claim for free on February 4th at 11 am EST/4 pm GMT and will be available until February 11th at the same time.

Here is some more information about For The King.

"For The King is a challenging blend of Strategy, JRPG Combat, and Roguelike elements. Each play through is made unique with procedural maps, quests, and events. Brave the relentless elements, fight the wicked creatures, sail the seas and delve into the dark underworld. None before you have returned from their journey. Will you be the one to put an end to the Chaos?"

READ MORE: PS Plus February 2021 Games Revealed

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