September has arrived and with it new college phrases, pumpkin spice-flavored merchandise regardless of it nonetheless being summer season, and a brand new free sport on the Epic Games Store. Epic has continued to supply a free sport each week by the 12 months, as promised, and this week isn’t any completely different. Last week’s free video games doubled up, providing each Automachef and Saints Row: The Third in celebration of the brand new Saints Row‘s announcement. Those free titles are actually retired and the Epic Games Store has changed them with a singular 2D pinball platformer named Yoku’s Island Express.
Yoku’s Island Express launched in 2018 and was embraced by a spread of gamers rapidly, finally drawing in very constructive essential opinions regardless of its area of interest pinball style. In Yoku’s Island Express, gamers tackle the function of tiny bug postmaster Yoku. Yoku should traverse an open-world island stuffed with pinball machine platforming, delivering parcels, and fixing issues for the island’s numerous denizens. There are even a handful of large pinball bug boss fights.
As ever, the free copy of Yoku’s Island Express will solely be available for a short while on the Epic Games Store. That’s how Epic Games retains its customers coming again and testing the storefront week after week. Yoku’s Island Express is free beginning now and can stay so for one week, ending on September 9 at 8:00 AM PT. After claiming Yoku’s Island Express, it’s going to be added to customers’ Epic Games Store library the place it may be downloaded and performed at will
The subsequent sport that Epic Games will provide at no cost after Yoku’s Island Express has additionally been revealed. It’s Sheltered, a singular base-building/survival sport set in a post-apocalyptic wasteland. Players will construct their very own shelter stuffed with the requirements for all times after the tip of the world, increasing it as new survivors be a part of the group and challenges of the post-apocalypse are found. Sheltered will probably be free beginning instantly after Yoku’s Island Express disappears on September 9.
Those in search of further free video games on the Epic Games Store have a spread of different choices. Whether it is Epic’s personal immensely common battle royale Fortnite, the more and more common ARPG Path of Exile, or different stay service video games like Smite, Spellbreak, Warframe, and Rocket League.
The Epic Games Store continues to develop as growth of the platform provides new options month to month. Just just lately Epic Games expanded the Wishlist performance of the storefront. It additionally confirmed that an Epic Games Wallet characteristic is coming quickly, which can enable customers to carry cash on their account for future purchases. Expect extra updates in regards to the Epic Games Store, its options, and extra free video games within the months to return.