Don’t miss out on the best duo of Epic Games Store freebies yet – Destructoid

2019-08-15 14:45:00by Brett Makedonski

Hyper Light Drifter and Mutant Year Zero

For the better part of the past year, Epic Games has been giving away free games on a weekly or bi-weekly basis. It’s usually stuff you’d want, too! A glut of truly quality indie titles has been the backbone for the start of many people’s Epic Games Store library.

This week features a pair of games that have two things in common: They share a post-apocalyptic theme and they’re both rather excellent.Hyper Light Drifter andMutant Year Zero are both free on the Epic Games Store until August 22. Both RPGs, one leans into turn-based tactical combat whereas the other is more of a straight action game. There’s a lot of love for both of them, though.

Surprisingly, this week is something of an anomaly for the Epic Games Store — although it might be turning into a trend. Since the introduction of this program, most weeks have featured a single freebie. However, that changed in early August whenFor Honor andAlan Wake were both given away. Only a week later, 11bit carried the torch asMoonlighter andThis War of Mine were free. This offering, however, is the best dual-game giveaway yet.

Next week reverts back to normal and shifts perspectives a bit asFez will be the Epic Games Store free title.

Hyper Light Drifter,Mutant Year Zero[Epic Games Store]

You are logged out.Login|Sign up

Disclosure-bot:Just in case the editor neglected to mention it, we have zero control when deals start and end. Deals can sometimes be gone within minutes (please don’t shoot the messenger). Trying deal links even hours after this article’s time stamp may lead to self-punching, so maybe bookmark ourvideo game dealsif you’re on the hunt. Also, it goes without saying, but some shopping links do directly support the author. If you’ve spotted any inaccuracy pleaselet us know asap.

Brett Makedonski

Brett MakedonskiManaging Editor  gamer profile

While you laughing, we’re passing, passing away.
So y’all go rest y’all souls,
‘Cause I know I’ma meet you up at the crossroads.
Y’all know y’all forever got love from them Bone Thugs baby… … more + disclosures

Also on Destructoid:
Mutant Year Zero: Road to Eden  

 From our database:

  • Mutant Year Zero delayed on Switch, but here’s the first look at the Seed of Evil expansion – Brett Makedonski
  • Mutant Year Zero takes its turn on Switch – Brett Makedonski
  • Review: Mutant Year Zero: Road to Eden – Rich Meister
  • Mutant Year Zero kicked my ass at E3 – CJ Andriessen
  • Mutant Year Zero’s tactical adventure style could be something special – Brett Makedonski
  • Mutant Year Zero: Road to Eden wants to be XCOM but with ducks and pigs – Brett Makedonski
  • More related stories

    Filed under…


    #Epic Games Store






    You’re not expected to always agree, but do please keep cool and never make it personal. Report harassment, spam, and hate speech toour community team. Also, on the right side of a comment you can flag nasty commentsanonymously(we ban users dishingbad karma). For everything else,contact us!

  • Read More


    Please enter your comment!
    Please enter your name here