//This Week on Xbox: December 4, 2020

This Week on Xbox: December 4, 2020

We know you’re busy and might miss out on all the exciting things we’re talking about on Xbox Wire every week. If you’ve got a few minutes, we can help remedy that. We’ve pared down the past week’s news into one easy-to-digest article for all things Xbox! Or, if you’d rather watch than read, you can feast your eyes on our weekly video show above. Be sure to come back every Friday to find out what’s happening This Week on Xbox!


Xbox Game Pass Update - December 2020

Coming Soon to Xbox Game Pass: Control, Doom Eternal, Holiday Offer, and More
A lot of you are new to Xbox Game Pass right now (hi everyone!) and to those of you lurking here to check out what games will be coming soon – hi to you too! We have a big list of games coming at you, and to sweeten the deal for those that haven’t tried… Read more

Feel Game Day in the Next Generation of Madden NFL 21 on Xbox Series X|S
The next generation of Madden NFL 21 on Xbox Series X|S is here! Fueled by real-world Next Gen Stats and authentic new environments inside NFL stadiums, you can experience it all starting today, December 4. Chock full of new features like the integration… Read more 

Dragon Quest XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age – Definitive Edition

The Complete Dragon Quest XI Experience Arrives Today with Xbox Game Pass on Console and PC
Take up the mantle of The Luminary and join a unique cast of loyal companions in the acclaimed Dragon Quest XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age – Definitive Edition today on Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, and Windows 10 PC. Marking 34 years since the first… Read more

Everything You Need to Know About the Amazing World of Phogs!
Phogs!
 is here just in time for the holidays! What better way to spend the festive break than grabbing, borking, and stretching your way through this delightfully whimsical yet challenging puzzle game? Thanks to local and online multiplayer, you can even play… Read more

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November 2020 Xbox Console Update Begins Rolling Out on Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One
This month marked the start of the next generation of console gaming on Xbox with the release of Xbox Series X|S, and Team Xbox is excited to continue bringing new ways to make your experience on Xbox even better. Just like we’ve done on Xbox One, we will continue… Read more

The Clubhouse is Now Open: Grab your Season 1 Clubhouse Pass Today in PGA Tour 2K21
Attention PGA Tour 2K21 players (and Xbox golfing fans)! I’m stopping by to let you know about the newest addition coming to the game that’s going to keep you plenty busy through the coming Winter. I give you: Season 1 of the PGA Tour 2K21 Clubhouse Pass… Read more

Assassin's Creed Valhalla key art

Inside Xbox Series X|S Optimized: Assassin’s Creed Valhalla
One of the biggest benefits of all that power is giving developers the ability to make games that are Xbox Series X|S Optimized. This means that they’ve taken full advantage of the unique capabilities of Xbox Series X|S, both for new titles built natively using the… Read more

Immortals Fenyx Rising Soars Onto Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One
Immortals Fenyx Rising has arrived on Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One, and players can now plunge headlong into the Golden Isle and its many compelling mysteries. As Fenyx, a completely customizable shield-bearer on a quest to save the Greek gods from the monstrous… Read more

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State of Decay 2 Adds New Challenges, Rewards, and Optimizations for Xbox Series X|S
Starting today, State of Decay 2 brings a wide variety of year-end updates and content for players to enjoy. To start, State of Decay 2 is now Optimized for Xbox Series X and Series S consoles. Players on these latest consoles can take advantage of… Read more

Free Play Days – The Elder Scrolls Tamriel Unlimited and Soulcalibur VI
Discover adventure with a massive online community or grab your weapon and ignite your passion for battle, all in this weekend’s Free Play Days. The Elder Scrolls Online Tamriel Unlimited and Soulcalibur VI are both available for Xbox Live Gold… Read more

Fortnite Chapter 2 - Season 5

The Hunt Is on in Fortnite: Chapter 2 – Season 5
Your heroic efforts in last season’s final battle have saved reality, but the island is still in danger. As a result of that battle, the Zero Point has become exposed, putting the island’s characters at risk of escaping the Loop. From beyond the Zero Point, Agent Jones… Read more

Dauntless Reforged: Three New Things to Do in the Shattered Isles
Dauntless Reforged
 launches December 3 and includes a substantial rework of previous systems and the introduction of a brand-new hunt type. Here are three new things to experience in the Shattered Isles when this update goes live on Xbox One… Read more

Rocket League - Season 2

Season 2 Drops December 9 in Rocket League with Xbox Series X|S Optimizations
Do you hear that? It’s the arrival of Season 2 in Rocket League! Check out the music-themed season when it goes live on December 9. This setlist is packed with new content, so here’s everything you can expect. A new Rocket Pass is ready to take the… Read more

The Gruesome Twins Join the Entity’s Realm in Dead by Daylight
A new chapter is now available in Dead by Daylight and brings with it a unique killer and survivor. The theme of the chapter is family: what we do for family, what we sacrifice for family, how family builds and shapes who we are… And our new killer knows about… Read more

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Next Week on Xbox: December 8 to December 11
Welcome to Next Week on Xbox! Here we cover all the new games coming soon to Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, and Windows 10 PC as well as upcoming Xbox Game Pass and soon-to-be released ID@Xbox games! Get more details on the games… Read more

Doom Eternal – New Master Level is Available Now, Coming Soon to Xbox Game Pass for PC
Prepare yourselves: The Super Gore Nest Master Level is available now. Experience a fresh new challenge and the chance to earn cool rewards. That’s not all! More Slayers will join the fray December 3 when Doom Eternal arrives with Xbox Game Pass for PC!