Halloween is coming up soon!
The starts to coincide with the scariest month of the year Epic Games Store a big sale. The discount campaign runs until November 5, 2020 and attracts with discounts of up to 75 percent.
The range of reduced games is very diverse: In addition to horror games, there are also titles from many other genres, from AAA to indie. In the following we give you a small overview of which games could be worthwhile for you.
Die Highlights des Sales
Genre: Indie, Soulslike, Action RPG | price: 24 euros (20 percent reduced from 30 euros) | Offer ends on: 5. November
The action role-playing game Mortal Shell not only looks like Dark Souls, but is also similarly challenging. In the debut work of the developer studio Cold Symmetry you can expect a gloomy and desolate atmosphere, as you know from the Soulsborne titles.
In the game, you take on the role of a skeletal creature that can slip into various shells. These differ in their style of play, different skills and character values. The different levels are linked by a large open word area in which there are also many hidden paths. At the end of this, a new item is not infrequently waved.
Mortal Shell was so well received by the players that the developers thanked them with a free DLC. The “Rotten Autumn” update is available now and provides you with additional covers, a mini-quest and a photo mode with which you can put yourself in the limelight. The game is now reduced to 24 euros.
Dead Cells is a mixture of Rogue-Lite and Metroidvania and is newly created by the development studio Motion Twin RogueVania
At the end of a level you will often be confronted with a nasty boss. If you die in the game, you have to start over – Permadeath is typical for this genre. There are different weapons and tools that you can find and improve on your way. There is also a dealer who provides you with permanent upgrades.
The levels are structured differently with each game run and invite you to explore. Dead Cells has already sold over a million times and is one of the most popular representatives of the genre. If you are looking for a lot of variety and are not afraid of a tough challenge, you can on sale for 15 euros access with a clear conscience.
Red Dead Redemption 2
Red Dead Redemption 2 should be known to everyone by now. The cinematic story and the beautiful open world are among the best the genre has to offer. Rockstar’s western epic received top international ratings when it was released. In addition to the single player, there is also the online mode Red Dead Online.
In this multiplayer variant you can create your own character, complete a quest, go hunting or pursue other activities – of course also in cooperation with other players. There are also different game modes, such as a team deathmatch, in which you compete with other players. If you feel like swinging in the saddle, you can watch the game right now secure for 40 euros.
There is also a Halloween event currently running in Read Dead Online. You can find out what exactly to expect from the following article:
Scary games for the brave
What would a Halloween sale be without the right horror games? If you like goosebumps moments and jumpscares, it is worth taking a closer look at these reduced titles:
World War Z – GOTY Edition: In the 3rd person shooter, you and up to four other players shoot your way through hostile zombie hordes. Costs 15 euros instead of 37 euros.
Control – Ultimate Edition: Control is not a real horror game per se, but the gripping sci-fi thriller ensures regular shudders. Costs 28 euros instead of 40 euros.
Death Stranding: In the latest game from Hideo Kojima, you take on the role of a courier in a post-apocalyptic world. Costs 42 euros instead of 60 euros.
Metro Exodus: The first person shooter achieved a top rating with us and impresses with its great gameplay and dense atmosphere. Costs 16 euros instead of 40 euros.
Layers of Fear: In Layers of Fear you slip into the role of a mad painter. In the well-known haunted house manner you explore a haunted mansion. Costs 6 euros instead of 23 euros.
Vampyr: In the role-playing game by the Life-is-Strange creators, you fight against the Spanish flu and your own thirst for blood in ancient London. Costs 12 euros instead of 40 euros.
Amnesia: The Dark Descent & Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs: The cult horror game should be known to everyone by now. Both games cost just under 2 euros each and offer a good introduction to the Amnesia universe, which was recently expanded with the third part of Amnesia: Rebirth.
But not only horror fans can save on the Epic sale. The offer includes a wide range of different genres. In the following we briefly introduce you to a few reduced games:
Crysis Remastered: The new edition of the cult shooter caused some discussions and again demands a lot from your PC. The exclusive Epic title costs just 20 euros instead of 30 euros.
Borderlands 3: The new part of the Borderlands series offers exciting co-op action for you and your friends and costs 30 euros instead of 60 euros.
Remnant: From the Ashes: Fight alone or with a friend against a huge monster army called “Saat”. The game is a mixture of shooter and soul-like and costs 20 euros instead of 40 euros.
Mafia Trilogy: The collection includes all three games from the gangster epic. Get the offer for 50 euros instead of 60 euros.
SnowRunner: This is the spiritual successor to MudRunner. In the open world, you drive your way through rough terrain with motor vehicles. Costs just 27 euros instead of 40 euros.
The Outer Worlds: Obsidian Games builds on the strengths of Fallout: New Vegas and offers a colorful role-playing game with many decision-making options. The sale costs 30 euros instead of 60 euros.
Civilization VI: In the turn-based global strategy game, you have to lead a people from the Stone Age to the present and beyond. Reduced from 60 euros to 15 euros.
Hades: In the roguelike dungeon crawler you hack your way through the underworld of Greek mythology and have to defeat the eponymous god of death. Is currently available for 17 euros instead of 21 euros.
Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order: As Padawan Cal Kestis, it’s up to you to rebuild the Jedi Order and fight against the dark side of the force. Costs just 30 euros instead of 60 euros.
In addition to these games, there are many other offers that you can find on the Halloween sale page of the Epic Store finds.