Want to know what the next free Epic Games Store games are? Want to know what’s available right now? You’ve come to the right place. Continuing a recent trend, next week there will only be one free game dropping for September 7th – the fantasy turned-based, card-based RPG, Spelldrifter.
This latest free game will be yours to claim for one week only – make sure you log into the Epic Games Store via the official client or a web browser before September 14th to add Spelldrifter to your collection and keep forever. See below for an overview of Spelldrifter, as well as this week’s free game – Cave Story+.
What are the next free Epic Games Store games?
A creative cocktail of genres from developer Free Range Games, Spelldrifter will satisfy fans of both classic roleplaying games and virtual TCGs. Gameplay highlights include:
Hybrid Gameplay: Spelldrifter merges tactical RPG battles with collectible card game mechanics, providing players with a unique gaming experience that combines the best of both genres.
Strategic Positioning: The game emphasizes puzzle-like positional tactics, requiring players to think strategically about character placement and card usage in turn-based battles.
Innovative Tick System: “Spelldrifter” introduces the Tick System, a novel approach to card game strategy. Each character action affects the timeline, adding a layer of complexity to decision-making and creating opportunities for strategic advantage.
Party Building: Players assemble a party of heroes and customize their decks, allowing for diverse playstyles and strategies.
Exploration: The game’s narrative takes players on an adventure into the world of Starfall as they search for the entrance to the mysterious Labyrinth, promising an engaging storyline to accompany the gameplay.
Spelldrifter originally launched in 2021 on PC, and currently sits on a 7/10 rating on Steam.
What free Epic Games Store games can I get now?
Celebrated as an all-time indie classic Cave Story originally launched in 2004 in Japan, created by one-man development team, Daisuke Amaya, who also goes by Pixel.
This plucky metroidvania title became a viral hit among early 00s online gaming communities, praised for unique style and polished platforming action. Wanting to bring the game to a wider audience, publisher Nicalis worked with Pixel to create a modern release called Cave Story+ which included the following features:
Original (320×240) graphics and upgraded “HD” graphics
Remastered music as well as the original soundtrack
Mix-and-match new/old artwork and music!
Six new play modes (including Wind Fortress, Boss Rush and more!)
Over 20 epic boss battles through Mimiga Island
15 levels to explore in the vast world
10 unique weapons to find and upgrade
USB controller compatibility
Four unique endings
Future content updates
Check back in next week to find out the next batch of free Epic games.