The lineup of free Essential games for October 2023 has just been officially confirmed. As previously leaked, get ready to embark on a thrilling supernatural Wild West adventure, dive into the high-pressure world of agriculture, and indulge in some cosmic carnage for a slightly more relaxed gaming experience. Don’t miss out on these incredible titles that are sure to keep you entertained. The highly anticipated Callisto Protocol takes the spotlight as it headlines PlayStation Plus Essential, and joining it is the immersive Farming Simulator 22. From October 3 onwards, PS Plus members across all tiers – Essential, Extra, and Premium – will have access to these incredible games. Don’t miss out on the chance to experience the thrill of gaming with your membership!
The arrival of The Callisto Protocol couldn’t have been more perfectly timed, coming just in time for the thrilling and eerie season. It’s the ultimate addition to your spooky festivities, promising an exhilarating experience that will leave you on the edge of your seat. Prepare to be immersed in a spine-chilling, sci-fi horror experience with The Callisto Protocol. Led by the ingenious mind behind EA’s acclaimed Dead Space franchise, Glen Schofield, this game serves as a captivating spiritual successor to the series. Arriving ahead of its highly-anticipated remake in early 2023, The Callisto Protocol promises to deliver an unparalleled gaming experience that will leave you on the edge of your seat. Get ready for a journey into fear like never before. While the initial launch of The Callisto Protocol may have been disappointing, it’s important to acknowledge the recent updates that have greatly improved the game. Schofield’s Striking Distance studio has worked diligently to implement tweaks, enhancements, and exciting new content. These improvements have undoubtedly elevated the gaming experience and should not be overlooked when considering whether to give The Callisto Protocol another chance.
It is unfortunate to report that due to the missed sales goals, Striking Distance had to make the difficult decision of laying off over 30 developers in August. Furthermore, as a responsible leader, Schofield voluntarily resigned from his position as CEO of the studio. In his review of The Callisto Protocol on GameSpot, Jordan Ramee highlights both the strengths and weaknesses of the game. While it begins with a strong impact, he points out that the heavy emphasis on action scenes overshadows its potential for horror exploration, ultimately overwhelming its lackluster combat mechanics.
Prepare to be amazed by Farming Simulator 22! This highly anticipated game not only lives up to its reputation, but it surpasses all expectations with its next-level attention to detail. Get ready to immerse yourself in a farming experience like no other, where every aspect is meticulously crafted to provide an incredibly realistic and engaging gameplay. This latest addition to the beloved Farming Simulator series, which hit the market in November 2021, offers an exhilarating experience of running your own virtual farm. With the game’s immersive gameplay and realistic mechanics, you can enjoy all the excitement and challenges of being a commercial farmer without needing to wake up at an ungodly hour or deal with tedious paperwork. To give you an idea of its reach, the game sold over 1.5 million copies in its first week alone.
Prepare to be captivated by the intriguing concept of Weird West, a reimagination of the Wild West that combines the intense showdowns between gunslingers with thrilling encounters against deadly frontier monsters. This unique blend of elements will surely transport you to an enthralling world where adventure awaits at every turn. Immerse yourself in a captivating gaming experience where the choices you make truly matter. Every decision you make will have a profound impact on the characters, factions, and locations within the game world. Brace yourself for tough choices that will shape your journey in ways you never thought possible, making each moment filled with excitement and anticipation.
Don’t miss out on the incredible September offerings for PlayStation Plus members! Saints Row, Black Desert: Traveler Edition, and Generation Zero are still up for grabs until October 3rd. Claim these amazing games now and elevate your gaming experience to new heights. Remember, this limited-time opportunity won’t last forever!
Here are the free games available for PlayStation Plus in October 2023.
Available from October 3rd to November 6th.
The Callisto Protocol
Farming Simulator 22