Epic Games Store Free Games For October 22: Halloween Games Incoming

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It's Thursday, and that means the Epic Games Store is about to release a couple of free games for PC players.

Even if you're not particularly excited about the offerings, it's always worth checking in – you can't beat free, and we've had the likes of GTA 5, Overcooked, and Borderlands: The Handsome Collection.

With this being October, we're approaching everyone's favourite spooky time of year, and we've got two very different offerings landing at 4 PM BST today.

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How To Download:

If you've got the Epic Game Store installed, you can find the free games on the store page.

You can also go here on your web browser.

Once the next set of games go live, we'll get a peek at what's coming next week!

Epic Game Store Free Games For October 22

Later today, fans will be able to grab Costume Quest 2 and Layers of Fear 2.

Costume Quest 2:

"Explore spooky time-traversing landscapes, don adorable new costumes that transform into powerful Hallo-warriors, and collect even Creepier Treat Cards to wield in combat against a legion of hygiene obsessed baddies."


Layers of Fear 2:

Layers of Fear 2 is a first-person psychological horror game with an emphasis on exploration and story. Players control a Hollywood actor who heeds the call of an enigmatic director to take on the lead role in a film shot aboard an ocean liner.

Next Week's Free Games

The spookiness continues in October 29th's games.

Blair Witch

"It’s 1996. A young boy disappears in the Black Hills Forest near Burkittsville, Maryland. As Ellis, a former police officer with a troubled past, you join the search. What starts as an ordinary investigation soon turns into an endless nightmare as you confront your fears and the Blair Witch, a mysterious force that haunts the woods…"

"Blair Witch is a first-person, story-driven psychological horror game based on the cinematic lore of Blair Witch."


Ghostbusters: The Video Game Remastered

Strap on your proton pack once again and join the Ghostbusters on the adventure with the voice and likeness of the original crew as you battle to save New York!

Authentic Ghostbusters Experience - The game features the voices and in-game likenesses of Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Harold Ramis, and Ernie Hudson in an original story penned by the writers of the original films - Dan Aykroyd and Harold Ramis.

Unique Gameplay - Experience unique ghost hunting, wrangling and trapping with upgradeable weapons in widely destructible environments. Test the team's mettle with large scale boss fights.

Storyline Campaign - Play through a unique storyline as the player battles and captures ghosts - both well-loved and brand new - throughout New York.