The next free Epic Games Store title has been confirmed.
ToeJam & Earl: Back in the Groove! will be free to claim from Epic’s PC marketplace from October 13-19.
It will replace Rising Hell and Slain: Back From Hell, which are currently free to download until October 13.
“Rising Hell is a vertical platformer rogue-lite filled with adrenaline-pumping action and tons of heavy gothic metal shreds,” according to its Epic Games Store listing.
Platformer Slain: Back from Hell offers “heavy metal inspired arcade combat with puzzle elements and gore galore”.
ToeJam & Earl: Back in the Groove is billed as “a mash-up of the best features from the classic console games with a ton of funky fresh improvements. Relive the original roguelike game with new 4 player online and local co-op, crazy Earthlings, weird presents and aliens from Funkotron”.
The Epic Games Store gave away 89 free titles last year (down from 103 in 2020), with a combined worth of $2,120. According to Epic, users claimed over 765 million free games in 2021.
The latest batch of ‘free’ PC titles set to offered to Amazon Prime Gaming members was released last week.
October’s free games line-up includes Fallout 76, Middle-earth: Shadow of War, Total War: Warhammer II, Glass Masquerade, Loom, Hero’s Hour, and Horace.
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