Maid of Sker continues the spooky-themed fun by putting players in a remote hotel with a gory history based on Welsh folklore. Players will need to use stealthy tactics to survive the attacks of sound-based enemies known as the Quiet Ones, which you can get a glimpse of in this gameplay trailer.
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On the backwards compatible side of things, Costume Quest is a game set in the monster-filled neighborhood of Auburn Pines. Your objective is to collect magical costumes and take down the evil that lurks within the area. You can read about why we think the game is great in our Costume Quest review.
The final free game this month is original Xbox title Sphinx and the Cursed Mummy. You play as Sphinx alongside their friend, the Mummy, as you travel around the world to stop the evil plans of the villainous Set. Read why we think this game is great in our Sphinx and the Cursed Mummy review.
If you’ve got an Xbox Gold subscription active, it’s not too late to grab games from Xbox Games With Gold for September; still available are The Division, The Book of Unwritten Tales 2, and Armed and Dangerous.
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