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Games With Gold: Last Chance For These Free Xbox One Games For October 2019

Here are your October freebies.

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October has almost passed us by, which means the free games for Xbox Live Gold members will switch soon. October's Games With Gold freebies include, as usual, two Xbox One and two Xbox 360 games. You need to hurry if you want to claim them, as November's free games are about to take center stage.

First up is Tembo the Badass Elephant, a 2015 2D side-scrolling platformer released on Xbox One. You'll control an elephant called Tembo, who can smash into objects, stomp on enemies and tanks, use water in his trunk to put out fires, and more as he makes his way through Shell City, intent on stopping a military force called the Phantom. Tembo the Badass Elephant will be free all month long.

As of October 16, you can also claim Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor's Edge, an action-adventure Xbox 360 game starring Ryu Hayabusa, the master ninja from the previous Ninja Gaiden games. An upgraded rerelease of Ninja Gaiden 3, Razor's Edge introduces a host of new playable characters, who each bring their own unique ninja abilities. This game is also available on Xbox One due to backward-compatibility, and it'll be free until October 31.

Friday the 13th: The Game is the fourth and final free game available for Xbox Live Gold members this month. This third-person survival horror game allows for up to eight people to play in one session, with seven people controlling camp counselors and another person controlling serial killer Jason Voorhees. Friday the 13th: The Game is available for free on Xbox One for a full month, from October 16 to November 15.

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Why are you reposting October's games at the end of the month? November is just a few days away.

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LOL Nice line up :P

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What in the world is

TEMBO THE BADASS ELEPHANT?

Disney's Bolt no thank u but I'll get Friday The 13th and Ninja Gaiden 3

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@doomsdayhell01: Yeah, I never heard of that game but will check it out as well Bolt which I did hear of but never bothered to get but since I am an member I will see what that is about too. I will definitely DL Friday the 13th and Ninja Gaiden.

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Average at best...Tembo sticks a bit out imo.

I guess these will be downloaded and forgotten coz Borderlands 3 and Gears 5

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All four are good and I only have one of them already.

Decent month!

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Razors edge added the limb removal. Not much of a ninja gaiden game without it

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Games with Gold has been a bit average for the most part this year. Although I have gamepass which is excellent, so not too concerned.

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The month is so awful that they're actually giving away Disney's Bolt and making it seem like it's a gift to gamers.

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@redviperofdorne: you get something free and yet complain?

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@restatbonfire:You need a paid subscription to access it. Please explain to me how that is free?

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@mrdinghat: I have gamepass which was a free upgrade from XBL and never spent a dime on either. Think that qualifies as free...

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@mrdinghat: I agree it is not free to keep if you unsubscribe but you can use the system as an way to play the games as an demo and Game Pass the same as you get to play the full game and if you buy it you get an discount. So All in all it can be an win depending on how you look at it. Heck I am enjoying Gears 5 right now.

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@lonewolf1044: XB360 games free and you keep them whether you have the subscription or not.

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@mrdinghat: Well they are giving you freebies for been a subscriber

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Ahhh why ahhh those games are terrible but not as bad as destiny.

But the best game on Xbox live is 2025 EDF, it's got over 100 levels the entire stages are authentic Tokyo and Osaka style, and all can be destroyed and you can drive a tank, chopper mech machine, bike, fly, the guns are crazy and the creatures are bonkers and yes it has the best chat integration I have ever seen beats most mmo's and it has local offline coop death match freaking brilliant.

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Lame, lame, lame... meh Ninja Gaiden 3 - Razor's is alright.
Still would like to see Ninja Gaiden - just plain ol' XBOX Ninja Gaiden (not Black)

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@skyhighgam3r: Then buy it! Are you seriously waiting for that to become GWG. You can get it for less than a fiver. Razer's Edge is more logical as even for an older game its still slightly pricier in a lot of places

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@ryuburger: I own Ninja Gaiden on XBOX - it's not Backwards Compatible, which was my point.
I didn't say there was any problem with using Ninja Gaiden 3 - Razor's Edge for GWG either. I said the other 3 were lame.

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Friday is the only one I'm interested in, looks like ms wanted to be cheap this month.

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@kgsg-19-2: I am into Game Pass now because you get to play some games that just released. Some months they are skimpy and some days they hit the spot. GWG is for games of past and Game Pass is for Games that are current. Sony, EA and some others are following MS game model.

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@lonewolf1044: lol Thanks? But yea, it's also a limited rental service which I already have.

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Good month. But I already own Tembo and Ft13th.

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Tembo is fun, and Ninja Gaiden 3 is as much fun as the 2 before it (but a little easier IMO).

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Nice. I never got around to getting Ninja Gaiden 3 so it’s cool that I’ll get the chance to play it next month. I know it wasn’t well received but it’s still something that I’d like to try for myself and there’s no better way then as a Games with Gold offering.

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@Archangel3371: Lucky for you, Razor’s Edge is the re-release that fixed a lot of the problems from the original Ninja Gaiden 3.

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@fanboyman: Yeah I heard that too.

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None of these sound particularly interesting to me. Oh well, I still have plenty of games in my backlog.

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@screamingsatori: You and me both buddy. Still playing DMC5, Dead or Alive 6 and Injustice 2 from my own backlist

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@screamingsatori: Try NG3 -- ultra-fast fun.

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