Xbox Launches Week-Long Indie Horror Games Sale

This week's Deals With Gold is all about indie horror.

By L.B. Lubomski

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Friday the 13th may have been just last week, but Microsoft is determined to keep the scares coming with the latest Deals With Gold sale. The Xbox Indie Horror Game Sale will run from 4/17 until 4/24 and features quite a few popular horror games at a great discount. Some of the highlights include Friday the 13th: The Game for only $16, Dead by Daylight for only $15, and Slayaway Camp: Butcher's Cut for only $5.61.

Check out the full list of horror games on sale below. Note that a few of the entries, such as Mutant Football League, are very loosely horror-themed but still included and considered part of the official sale.

Xbox One

  • Abyss: The Wraiths of Eden - $8.99 (40% off)
  • Among the Sleep - $7.50 (50% off)
  • Bulb Boy - $6.02 (33% off)
  • The Bunker - $8.00 (60% off)
  • Carmageddon: Max Damage - $10.00 (50% off)
  • The Coma: Recut - $4.95 (67% off)
  • Crawl - $7.50 (50% off)
  • Crypt of the NecroDancer - $4.50 (70% off)
  • Dark Arcana: The Carnival - $6.00 (60% off)
  • Dead by Daylight - $14.99 (50% off)
  • Dead Exit - $5.00 (50% off)
  • Don't Knock Twice - $7.49 (40% off)
  • Emily Wants to Play - $2.50 (50% off)
  • The Escapists: The Walking Dead - $5.00 (75% off)
  • The Final Station - $4.95 (67% off)
  • Friday the 13th: The Game - $16.00 (60% off)
  • Guns, Gore and Cannoli - $5.00 (50% off)
  • Has-Been Heroes - $6.60 (67% off)
  • Hello Neighbor - $20.09 (33% off)
  • Infinity Runner - $2.10 (70% off)
  • Iron Crypticle - $4.00 (60% off)
  • The Jackbox Party Pack 3 (includes Trivia Murder Party) - $16.74 (33% off)
  • Kholat - $6.60 (67% off)
  • Knock-Knock - $2.10 (70% off)
  • Layers of Fear - $6.00 (70% off)
  • Let Them Come - $4.79 (40% off)
  • Mutant Football League - $13.39 (33% off)
  • Narcosis - $10.00 (50% off)
  • observer_ - $17.99 (40% off)
  • Outbreak - $2.99 (50% off)
  • Outbreak: The New Nightmare - $5.39 (40% off)
  • Outbreak Bundle (includes both games) - $7.19 (40% off)
  • Outlast - $5.00 (75% off)
  • Outlast: Bundle of Terror (Outlast 1 + Whistleblower DLC) - $6.25 (75% off)
  • Outlast 2 - $9.90 (67% off)
  • Sheltered - $3.75 (75% off)
  • Slayaway Camp: Butcher's Cut - $5.61 (67% off)
  • SOMA - $17.99 (40% off)
  • Subbterrain - $6.80 (60% off)
  • Sylvio - $6.50 (50% off)
  • Toby: The Secret Mine - $5.00 (50% off)
  • Vaccine - $5.99 (40% off)
  • Warhammer: The End Times - Vermintide - $10.00 (75% off)
  • What Remains of Edith Finch - $11.99 (40% off)
  • Whispering Willows - $5.00 (50% off)
  • White Noise 2 - $5.00 (50% off)
  • Wick - $5.00 (50% off)
  • Zombie Party - $5.00 (50% off)

Xbox 360

  • Alien Breed 3: Descent* - $1.24 (75% off)
  • Dead Space - $3.74 (75% off)
  • Dead Space 3 - $4.99 (75% off)

* This title is not backwards compatible on the Xbox One.

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As you can tell, there are quite a a lot of titles on sale. Besides the popular games like Friday the 13th: The Game and Dead by Daylight, a few others we can recommend horror fans check out are SOMA, Outlast, The Final Station, and Vaccine. You can also check out our review of Vaccine which we rated an 8 out 10, calling it "a love letter to the survival horror greats that came before it."

Also, if interested, you can watch Dead Entertainment's very own Brandon Evans playing Among the Sleep from this week's Twitch livestream. We'd also like to remind you that Dead Space 2 and its downloadable content are currently free to Gold members in addition to the current sale on the other two games in the franchise. Now's the time to check them out or replay them again on the cheap.

Which horror games, if any, will you be picking up from this sale? I'm personally planning on grabbing a couple myself so expect some new reviews soon!

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About the Author

L.B. Lubomski

Lawrence "L.B." Lubomski is an avid horror movie fan, gamer, musician, historian, and aspiring author. Born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, L.B. was exposed to the works of local filmmaker and godfather of zombie cinema George A. Romero early on. He has since developed a particular fondness for Italian zombie/cannibal and slasher films. This passion for horror extends into other media, from survival horror video games such as Resident Evil to horror-inspired musical artists. In his spare time, L.B. pursues many interests including building his collection of vinyl records, action figures, and vintage video games as well as drumming in various local bands.