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GeForce NOW Will Be Adding 25 Games In October, 6 New Titles This Week

by Rainier on Oct. 6, 2022 @ 6:00 a.m. PDT

GeForce NOW taps into the thriving PC gaming ecosystem by streaming games from NVIDIA GPUs in the cloud, this week adding 6 new titles to its library.

When you fire up your favorite game, you’re playing it instantly. That’s what it means to be Game Ready on GeForce NOW. The experience has been optimized for cloud gaming and includes Game Ready Driver performance improvements. NVIDIA manages the game updates and patches. And when a game supports RTX, you can play it on GeForce NOW with beautifully ray-traced graphics and DLSS 2.0.

The GeForce NOW library is ever-growing. In an effort to help spotlight the games that are coming to the service, we’re moving to a monthly cadence for announcing new instant access games. Games will continue to be released every week – with new game launches available day-and-date, and back catalog games released each Thursday – but our members, and your readers, will now be able to learn about what’s coming a little further in advance.

Cooler weather, the changing colors of the leaves, the needless addition of pumpkin spice to just about everything, and discount Halloween candy are just some things to look forward to in the fall.

GeForce NOW members can add one more thing to the list — 25 games joining the cloud gaming library in October, including day-and-date releases like A Plague Tale: Requiem, Victoria 3 and others.

Let’s start off the cooler months with the six games streaming on GeForce NOW today.

Arriving in October

There’s a heap of gaming goodness in store for GeForce NOW members this month.

A tale continues when A Plague Tale: Requiem releases Tuesday, Oct. 18, enhanced with ray-traced effects for RTX 3080 and Priority members.

After escaping their devastated homeland in the critically acclaimed A Plague Tale: Innocence, siblings Amicia and Hugo venture south of 14th-century France to new regions and vibrant cities. But when Hugo’s powers reawaken, death and destruction return in a flood of devouring rats. Forced to flee once more, the siblings place their hopes in a prophesied island that may hold the key to saving Hugo.

The new adventure begins soon — streaming to even Macs and mobile devices with the power of the cloud — so make sure to add the game to your wishlist to start playing when it’s released.

On top of that, check out the rest of the games coming this month:

  • Asterigos: Curse of the Stars (New release on Steam, Oct. 11)
  • Kamiwaza: Way of the Thief (New release on Steam, Oct. 11)
  • Ozymandias: Bronze Age Empire Sim (New release on Steam, Oct. 11)
  • LEGO Bricktales (New release on Steam, Oct. 12)
  • PC Building Simulator 2 (New release on Epic Games Store, Oct 12)
  • The Last Oricru (New release on Steam, Oct. 13)
  • Scorn (New release on Steam and Epic Games Store, Oct. 14)
  • A Plague Tale: Requiem (New release on Steam and Epic Games Store, Oct. 18)
  • Warhammer 40,000: Shootas, Blood & Teef (New release on Steam Oct. 20)
  • FAITH: The Unholy Trinity (New release on Steam, Oct. 21)
  • Victoria 3 (New release on Steam, Oct. 25)
  • The Unliving (New release on Steam, Oct. 31)
  • Commandos 3 - HD Remaster (Steam and Epic Games Store)
  • Draw Slasher (Steam)
  • Guild Wars: Game of the Year (Steam)
  • Guild Wars: Trilogy (Steam)
  • Labyrinthine (Steam)
  • Volcanoids (Steam)
  • Monster Outbreak (Steam and Epic Games Store)

Gotta Go Fast

The great thing about GFN Thursday is that there are new games every week, so there’s no need to wait until Halloween to treat yourself to great gaming. Six games arrive today, including the new release of Dakar Desert Rally with support for NVIDIA DLSS technology.

Dakar Desert Rally captures the speed and excitement of Amaury Sport Organisation’s largest rally race, with a wide variety of licensed vehicles from the world’s top makers. An in-game dynamic weather system means racers will need to overcome the elements as well as the competition to win. Unique challenges and fierce, online multiplayer races are available for all members, whether an off-road simulation diehard or a casual racing fan.

This week also brings the latest season of Ubisoft’s Roller Champions. “Dragon’s Way” includes new maps, effects, cosmetics, emotes, gear and other seasonal goodies to bring out gamers’ inner beasts.

Here’s the full list of new games coming to the cloud this week:

  • Marauders (New release on Steam)
  • Dakar Desert Rally (New release on Steam
  • Lord of Rigel (New release on Steam)
  • Priest Simulator (New release on Steam)
  • Barotrauma (Steam)
  • Black Desert Online - North America and Europe (Pearl Abyss Launcher)

Pssst – Wake Up, September Ended

Don’t sleep on these extra 13 titles that came to the cloud on top of the 22 games announced in September.

  • Blind Fate: Edo no Yami (Steam)
  • Dome Keeper (Steam)
  • Gloomwood (Steam)
  • Kena: Bridge of Spirits (Steam)
  • Potion Permit (Steam)
  • Realm Royale Reforged (Epic Games Store)
  • Shatterline (Steam)
  • Spirit of the North (Epic Games Store)
  • Startup Company (Steam)
  • Terra Invicta (Steam)
  • Total War: WARHAMMER (Steam and Epic Games Store)
  • Total War: WARHAMMER II (Steam and Epic Games Store)
  • Total War: WARHAMMER III (Steam and Epic Games Store)
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