Xbox Black Friday Sale 2020 Xbox Recommendations

November 23, 2020 at 3:10am
By Jason Stettner

The Xbox darkest of Fridays sale is now live, or well the Xbox Black Friday Sale 2020 is kicked off and we thought it was best to compile some top recommendations. With there being a plethora of somewhat festive games, here are the best deals and in general the best games you should be checking out on Xbox consoles.

We've also taken the time to label games if they're Xbox Series X Optimized or Xbox One X enhanced for the platforms. This is a great sale and we hope that the recommendations for this Black Friday sale selection are quality. If you're purchasing any of the games please do so through our link as its affiliate based.

Clicking the game title will take you do the page in your region so no extra tweaking is needed. All prices are in USD pricing, prices will change with your region just by clicking the link. If we missed any great Xbox Black Friday 2020 games let us know! Again, the links are affiliate based.
Assassin's Creed Odyssey Xbox Screenshot
Xbox One
A Way Out "Enhanced" ($7.49)
-The ultimate cooperative venture as you try many ways to escape from jail, together.

Abzu ($9.99)
-This is a lovely water based adventure that's filled colorful fish and fairly simplistic things to do.

Anthem "Enhanced" ($8.99)
-Multiplayer focused RPG type game with mech suits you wear, it's got some interesting gameplay.

Ark: Survival Evolved "Optimized, Enhanced" ($9.99)
-An expansive dino and larger monster survival game where other players could be a problem too.

Assassin's Creed Odyssey"Enhanced" ($14.99)
-This is one massive Assassin's Creed title with one large scale story, and countless hours of DLC content.

Assassin's Creed: Origins "Enhanced" ($11.99)
-Head to Egypt with a refined set of systems that set the stage for Odyssey, a gorgeous and lively desert world to explore.

Battlefield V "Enhanced" ($11.99)
-The latest entry in this well known franchise, it has been given some updates.

Battletoads "Enhanced" ($9.99)
-The toads are back, for local coop and weird mini games.

Bleeding Edge "Enhanced" ($14.99)
-This is a multiplayer focused brawling title with hero elements involved within the combat.

Borderlands 3 "Optimized, Enhanced" ($19.79)
-The latest entry in the series brings the story forward against new enemies in a full solar system.

Bioshock: The Collection ($9.99)
-A few incredible games come together to provide one seriously legendary package.

Cuphead ($14.99)
-Stunning art moments come together for some rather hardcore platforming situations and boss battles.

Crackdown 3 "Enhanced" ($14.99)
-It's all about getting skills for the kills you earn in this coop focused game of boom.

Civilization VI "Enhanced" ($19.79)
-Taking one more turn has never been so addicting.

Dishonored Complete Collection "Enhanced" ($23.99)
-All of the creative games in one package of stealth or intense action.

Battlefront 2 Xbox Screenshot
Dark Souls Remastered "Enhanced" ($19.99)
-The hardcore title returns with remastered elements and it's ready for you to die again.

Dark Souls II: Scholar of the First ($9.99)
-The second entry in the series where you will learn to love the term "You Have Died".

Dark Souls III ($14.99)
-Wow, back again for another round? The third hardcore follow-up brings more death.

Dead or Alive 6 Deluxe ($23.99)
-Time for another round of combat, whether you're dead or alive.

DOOM + Wolfenstein II Bundle "Enhanced" ($16.19)
-Two games in one cheap bundle pacakge. The thrills of the newer DOOM and this Wolfenstein sequel.

DOOM Eternal Deluxe "Enhanced" ($29.69)
-Time to mash some more Demons in this latest release in the series.

DOOM Slayers Collection "Enhanced/Partly" ($9.89)
-DOOM, DOOM 1993, DOOM II, DOOM 3 in one ultimate package.

Duke Nukem 3D 20th Anniversary ($2.99)
-This older Duke Nukem game arrives with some upgrades to the package.

The Elder Scrolls Skyrim Special Edition ($15.99)
-Skyrim never will leave you alone, this is a special updated version of it.

Fallout 4 GOTY "Enhanced" ($19.79)
-The full experience, all of the DLC and all the mods, it's a great time. Just remember to find your son, if you have time

Forza Horizon 4 "Optimized, Enhanced" ($29.99)
-Simply the best racing game ever.

Gears 5 "Optimized, Enhanced" ($9.99)
-A larger campaign than ever before, more intense multiplayer and updates to support the series.

Gears of War: Ultimate Edition ($15.99)
-Join Delta to fight back against the Locust horde in this first entry that has been greatly improved upon.

Gears of War 4 "Enhanced" ($9.99)
-Time has passed, and now the Swarm have taken over for the Locust horde. Battle it out with a fresh squad.

Halo: The Master Chief Collection "Optimized, Enhanced" ($25.99)
-The collection of legendary Halo titles, all upgraded and enhanced in one mega package.

Halo 5: Guardians "Enhanced" ($9.99)
-Two squads face off as The Master Chief decides to take action in a situation by himself.

Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice "Enhanced" ($14.99)
-Basically ASMR the game, this is one truly remarkable and visually incredible experience.

Hitman 2 "Enhanced" ($11.99)
-Welcome to another level of world assassination as you discover unique locations.

Hunt: Showdown "Enhanced" ($15.99)
-Battle others while also hunting creatures in this rather grim sort of multiplayer game.

Journey to the Savage Planet "Enhanced" ($14.99)
-What a blast this game is, lots of exploration and discovery as you try to survive a hostile planet.

Just Cause 4 Reloaded "Enhanced" ($9.99)
-It's honestly a lot of fun if you just like blowing things up, or attaching them to grappling hooks to blow them up (shrug emoticon).

Kingdoms of Amalur Re-Reckoning ($35.74)
-Dive back into this wild RPG that has such a strange behind the scenes attached to it.

Kingdom Come Deliverance ($19.99)
-Become a knight and a general hero for all of the people from a humble start.

Kingdom Hearts III "Enhanced" ($17.99)
-The hearts have finally reached their third main mark.

The Outer Words Xbox Screenshot
Life is Strange ($3.99)
-The entire first game season, follow Max and Chloe as they attempt to deal with a particular power. Beautiful game.

Life is Strange: Before the Storm Deluxe "Enhanced" ($4.99)
-This is a powerful prequel, that comes with an important extra story bit that makes this deluxe version essential. All episodes, full season.

Life is Strange 2 "Enhanced" ($12.78)
-The entire season where two brothers deal with a power and try to escape the United States.

Madden NFL 21 "Optimized, Enhanced" ($35.99)
-This latest entry in the long running Football series.

Mafia: Definitive Edition "Enhanced" ($44.99)
-Three very well boosted and improved mobster games together.

Marvel's Avengers "Optimized, Enhanced" ($29.99)
-Earth's Mightiest Heroes split, and are then brought together by one younger hero.

Mortal Kombat 11 "Optimized, Enhanced" ($14.99)
-This is one large roster of characters ready for a rather gruesome battle of a situation.

Minecraft Dungeons Deluxe "Enhanced" ($23.99)
-Venture through some challenging dungeons with lots of extra content to enjoy.

Need for Speed Heat Deluxe "Enhanced" (20.99)
-The latest take on the series brings both day and night racing as you battle for cash or glory.

Ori and the Blind Forest Definitive Edition "Enhanced" ($4.99)
-Follow Ori on this dangerous mission, one hardcore yet epic platforming game.

Ori and the Will of the Wisps "Optimized, Enhanced" ($14.99)
-One hardcore, yet absolutely beautiful platformer that continues to deliver.

Overwatch Legendary Edition "Enhanced" ($19.79)
-Well, if you're somehow missing this well loved shooter, good deal.

Plants vs Zombies: Battle for Neighborville"Enhanced" ($9.99)
-A great shooter for kids featuring tons of plants vs zombies action across neat modes.

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds "Enhanced" ($4.99)
-The original intense premium battle royale PUBG brings some intense action.

Rare Replay ($7.49)
-The classic Rare games bundled together in one rather insane mega pack to enjoy.

ReCore "Enhanced" ($4.99)
-Ok, if you don't buy it we won't get a sequel, so get on that already.

Red Dead Redemption 2 "Enhanced" ($26.99)
-You're like a cowboy, Rockstar didn't make enough on this I guess?

Resident Evil 3 Remake "Enhanced" ($19.79)
-The third entry is back, bringing one intense main foe to tackle and intense visual upgrades.

Resident Evil 2 Remake "Enhanced" ($15.99)
-Welcome to the thrills of battling through this zombie infested place again.

Resident Evil 4 ($7.99)
-The classic fourth entry is available again, with some visual boosts to the experience.

Resident Evil 7 ($9.99)
-Jump into the first person perspective for some serious scares.

Rise of the Tomb Raider "Enhanced" ($5.99)
-Lara Croft's second rebooted adventure finds here digging deep into a battle against Trinity.

Ryse: Legendary ($7.49)
-I'm starting to think we're not going to see a sequel for this, just once I'd like to see the DLC on sale. It's a cool Roman game, I like history so I liked it.

Saints Row The Third Remastered "Enhanced" ($23.99)
-Pal up with the Saints once more for this remastered effort that's stuffed with content to enjoy.

Shadow of the Tomb Raider Definitive "Enhanced" ($14.99)
-Lara Croft works out and decides to go into the jungle to fight Trinity, the conclusion of her origin trilogy.

Sunset Overdrive Deluxe ($7.49)
-We're likely to never get a sequel, but this one is certainly a gem!

Spyro: Reignited Trilogy "Enhanced" ($13.99)
-Spyro came back, looking better than ever and the games are awesome.

Star Wars: Battlefront II "Enhanced" ($9.99)
-Look, they've fixed things and have given you many Clone Wars planets, grab this before the third one.

Star Wars Squadrons "Optimized, Enhanced" ($23.99)
-Fly high in the space skies as you battle for either side of the factions.

Star Wars: Jedi Fallen Order "Enhanced" ($23.99)
-This brand new narrative driven story follows a Jedi after the fall of society.

State of Decay 2: Juggernaut Edition "Enhanced" ($17.89)
-A pile of DLC content and the full State of Decay 2 release. Zombie management survival game with coop.

Stranded Deep ($13.39)
-You've crashed on an island, try to survive and escape this situation.

Tales of Vesperia: Definitive Edition "Enhanced" ($12.49)
-This is a classic sort of JRPG experience bringing a wide range of unique characters and action.

Terraria ($9.99)
-2D survival and adventure game with various dungeons to crawl through as you battle bosses.

The Outer Worlds "Enhanced" ($23.99)
-This is basically Fallout, but in space and a ton of fun for an epic RPG.

Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1+2 HD Deluxe "Enhanced" ($34.99)
-An incredible upgrade for two very well loved games about skateboarding.

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt GOTY "Enhanced" ($14.99)
-The best game of the generation, still. With all of the great content

Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition ($2.99)
-Lara Croft's rebooted adventure got a massive boost in quality with this next generation release.

Unravel Yarny Bundle "Enhanced" ($26.19)
-Adorable, beautiful and rather challenging platformer game.

Watch Dogs: Legion "Optimized, Enhanced" ($40.19)
-This brings an open world London to explore as you battle back to take the city from the controlling group.

Wasteland 3 "Enhanced" ($40.19)
-An intense game of strategy and some rather hilarious but gruesome situations.

Zoo Tycoon: Ultimate "Enhanced" ($7.99)

Fallout 3 Xbox Screenshot

Xbox Backwards Compatible Titles
The Witcher 2: Assassin of Kings "Enhanced" ($2.99)
-While this might be a tad more brutal, it certainly brings an intense narrative.

Metal Gear Solid HD 2 & 3 ($9.99)
-These games come together as an HD package, cool.

Silent Hill HD Collection ($7.49)
-This contains Silent Hill 2 and 3 with various enhancements as a single bundle.

Skate 3 "Enhanced" ($4.99)
-Well loved skateboarding game.

Fallout 3 "Enhanced" ($4.49)
-One legendary adventure of choice and exploration in this thrilling RPG.

Fallout: New Vegas ($4.49)
-The thrills of the apocalypse, but in a Vegas setting and still all the RPG you could want.

The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion ($4.49)
-This is a large scale change for the franchise that launched it to the scale that it has hit today.

Here are the best Xbox games on sale that you can pick-up. This is a wide range of the seriously best offerings that we suggest. A handpicked listing that goes deep and took quite awhile to compile. There are a wide range of options from family friendly to epic gritty RPG titles. It’s got a bit of everything, with many of these also having reviews on the site.

It’s exciting to see these sale options become available throughout the year at various time points in order to save you money. I hope you found this to be a helpful selection of what’s out there as the library sales continue to balloon in terms of options. This is the Xbox Black Friday Sale 2020 Xbox Recommendations list to love. You can read a review below as well, or check out the platform hub for further coverage.

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Gamerheadquarters Reviewer Jason Stettner