Free Play Days - October 27

Free Play Days – Dead by Daylight, Ghostrunner, Thymesia, and Dolmen

All treats and no tricks during this Shocktober edition of Free Play Days with four spooky games available for four days (an extra day of fun to include Halloween)! Dead by Daylight, Ghostrunner, Thymesia, and Dolmen are available this weekend for Xbox Live Gold and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate members to play from Thursday, October 27 at 12:01 a.m. PDT until Monday, October 31 at 11:59 p.m. PDT.  

How to Start Playing

Find and install the games on each of the individual game details page on Clicking through will send you to the Microsoft Store, where you must be signed in to see the option to install with your Xbox Live Gold or Xbox Game Pass Ultimate membership. To download on console, click on the Subscriptions tab in the Xbox Store and enter the Gold member area to locate the Free Play Days collection on your Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S.

Keep the Fun Going

Purchase the game and other editions at a limited time discount and continue playing while keeping your Gamerscore and earned achievements during the event! Please note that discounts and percentages may vary by title and region.

Game Details

Dead by Daylight

Celebrate the scariest time of year in Dead by Daylight. Featuring a roster of iconic characters, action-packed 4v1 gameplay, and enough spooky atmosphere to keep horror fans hooked, Dead by Daylight understands the importance of Halloween. This free-to-play weekend, experience the Haunted by Daylight Event, play as The Ghost Face, and much more. But be warned – once you step into The Fog, you may never leave…


Become the ultimate cyber ninja with Ghostrunner on Xbox during Free play Days. Climb Dharma tower, humanities last home, and face off against a postapocalyptic cyberpunk army. Wield an arsenal of super abilities with lightning-fast combat in a one hit one kill action packed FPP adventure. Do you have what it takes to stop the Key Master before there is no hope left for the resistance. Ghostrunner is 60% off during Free Play Days. Download the Ghostrunner Halloween DLC and tag #Ghostrunner with your in game images for a chance to get featured in the official Ghostrunner Xbox club.


Take on the role of Corvus and step into the blood-soaked Kingdom of Hermes in Thymesia, a punishing action-RPG that combines fast paced combat with an intricate plague weapon system. Face unforgiving enemies that will challenge you at every  turn and dive into Corvus’ memories to uncover the truth hidden in the past. Players can experience all the challenges Thymesia has to offer during Xbox Free Play Days and get a 20% discount as part of the Shocktober Sale on Xbox.


Shocktober Free Play Days goes cosmic in the Sci-Fi horror game Dolmen. Explore the forgotten planet Revlon to harvest the mysterious crystal Dolmen. These crystals allow interaction between realities and have the potential to change the world as you know it forever. Battle enemies and after you defeat them, craft new items and equipment from their carcasses. Manage and preserve your energy because you’ll need it to survive. When you stare deep into the darkness, who knows what will be staring back?

Don’t miss out on this exciting Free Play Days for Xbox Live Gold and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate member! Learn more about Free Play Days here and stay tuned to Xbox Wire to find out about future Free Play Days and all the latest Xbox gaming news.