PlayStation Plus and Xbox Games with Gold Halloween freebies for 2020

October has arrived, and so did the PlayStation Plus and Xbox Games with Gold freebies. Sony and Microsoft have finally announced the Halloween free video games for this month. The question is, which players will be happier with the available game choices, PS4 or Xbox One premium members?

Let’s find out the answer together. Microsoft has released Slayaway Camp and Maid of Sker on Xbox One, and Sphinx and the Cursed Mummy and Costume Quest will soon be available for Xbox 360. Games with Gold subscribers can enjoy the above games for free. 

On the other hand, Sony will release Vampyr and Need for Speed Payback for the PS4 platform on October 6. PlayStation Plus members will have fun playing those supernatural video games soon.

PlayStation Plus vs. Xbox Games with Gold 2020 

So far, we are used to Sony winning the battle; however, this year might be different for Microsoft. 

PlayStation Plus freebies for Holloween 2020 

Need for Speed Payback

“Set in the underworld of Fortune Valley, you and your crew were divided by betrayal and reunited by revenge to take down The House, a nefarious cartel that rules the city’s casinos, criminals and cops.

“In this corrupt gambler’s paradise, the stakes are high, and The House always wins. Play a varied and challenging world of events as Tyler the Racer, Mac the Showman, and Jess the Wheelman. Each driver must take on races, missions, and challenges to earn the respect of the Valley’s underground and compete in the ultimate race to finally take down The House.”


“London, 1918. You are newly-turned Vampyr Dr. Jonathan Reid. As a doctor, you must find a cure to save the city’s flu-ravaged citizens. As a Vampyr, you are cursed to feed on those you vowed to heal.

“Will you embrace the monster within? Survive and fight against Vampyr hunters, undead skals, and other supernatural creatures. Use your unholy powers to manipulate and delve into the lives of those around you, to decide who will be your next victim. Struggle to live with your decisions… your actions will save or doom London.”

Xbox Games with Gold freebies for Holloween 2020

Slayaway Camp: Butcher’s Cut

“Paying homage to classic ’80s trash horror, play as Skullface, an adorably demented villain, out to terrorize camp counselors and any other blocky victims he finds.

“New dimensions of absurd terror and over 300 fiendish puzzles await in this isometric puzzle game.”

Maid of Sker

“Do not panic; don’t even breathe! Set in a remote hotel with a macabre and gory history, use stealth tactics to stay alive against a cult of sound-based enemies.

“Inspired by chilling tales in Welsh folklore, do your best to survive and brave the nightmares of the Quiet Ones.”


Comparing the Metacritic score between the PlayStation Plus and Xbox Games with Gold freebies, Microsoft seems to be the winner of the month.

Here is the score chart for the games: 

  • Slayaway Camp: Butcher’s Cut 79%
  • Maid of Sker 62%
  • Need for Speed Payback 61%
  • Vampyr 70%



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