Xbox Live games with Gold for October 2021 feature some Castlevania and Resident Evil Action classics
Thanks to the backward compatible Xbox 360 duo of Castlevania: Harmony of Despair and Resident Evil Code: Veronica X. As a “what you need to play online” service, Xbox Live games with Gold has been eclipsed by Xbox Game Pass lately, that hasn’t stopped the monthly giveaways from arriving every month.
Castlevania: Harmony of Despair is an old-school Xbox Live Arcade throwback to classic 2D-style Metroidvanias with a weirdly placed settler Resident Evil Code: Veronica X a console throwback still in our hearts the Sega Dreamcast. Both titles will arrive next month, alongside some Xbox One goodies.
Aaero – Available October 1-31
Travel through stunning environments, draw ribbons of light, and fight epic boss battles, all to an incredibly licensed soundtrack. With music from Noisia, Flux Pavilion, Katy B, The Prototypes, Neosignal and more, feel the groove and release the energy that lives in music.
Hover – Available October 16 to November 15
In a futuristic 3D open world, join a group of young rebels, the Gamers, and fight against oppressive laws while performing incredible tricks and combos. Equipped with high-tech equipment allowing incredible jumps and speed, help the citizens and find a way to reach the orbital station.
Castlevania: Harmony of Despair – Available October 1 to 15
Step into the shadow of Hell House to defeat your old enemy, Dracula. With 6-player co-op, select your fan-favorite vampire hunters from across the series to bring Dracula back to his eternal slumber.
Resident Evil Code: Veronica X – Available October 16-31
Set three months after the destruction of Racoon City, help Claire Redfield travel to Europe in search of her missing brother, Chris. Infiltrate the Parisian laboratory of Umbrella Corporation and survive the horde of zombies that awaits you.