The Xbox build towards the New Year sale is now live, or well the Xbox Countdown Sale 2019 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 One. We've also taken the time to label games if they're Xbox One X enhanced for Xbox One platforms.
This is a great sale and we hope that the recommendations for this Countdown 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 Countdown 2019 games let us know!
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare "Enhanced" ($38.99) 35% off
-The gritty return to Modern Warfare is a massive change-up for the franchise pushing visual and mechanic boundaries.
Grand Theft Auto V ($14.99) 50% off
-If you've somehow missed this massive Rockstar title it's never been a cheaper time to jump in.
The Witcher 3: Complete "Enhanced" ($14.99) 70% off
-Geralt's epic journey concludes in what might be the best RPG ever created.
Resident Evil 2 Remake "Enhanced" ($23.09) 67% off
-A very well known game comes back with gorgeous visuals and modern elements to match what it might look if released today.
Star Wars Battlefront II "Enhanced" ($12.49) 50% off
-All of the eras, together with epic moments and authentic worlds from Star Wars. A title that's continued to grow.
DayZ "Enhanced" ($29.99) % off
-Hardcore open world multiplayer survival title that has continued to be updated and changed.
Rocket League "Enhanced" ($9.99) 50% off
-Basically soccer with cars, a well loved game featuring cross-play and fast paced multiplayer action.
Red Dead Redemption II "Enhanced" ($29.99) 50% off
-The ultimate western from Rockstar is still a massive game that continues to expand and grow.
Need for Speed Heat "Enhanced" ($38.99) % off
-Race to earn money during the day, and rep at night as you take on one hostile police group.
Forza Horizon 4 "Enhanced" ($35.99) 40% off
-The ultimate open world racing title featuring dynamic seasons and being a Xbox Play Anywhere title.
Assassin's Creed Origins Gold "Enhanced" ($24.99) 75% off
-One massive adventure across sandy dunes with all extra content that greatly expands the already wild landscape.
Ghost Recon Breakpoint "Enhanced" ($19.79) % off
-I don't suggest it, but it's cheap.
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds "Enhanced" ($10.99) % off
-The once highly popular premium battle royale is still a blast with realistic gritty action and combat across multiple maps.
Borderlands 3 "Enhanced" ($38.99) % off
-The cooperative looter shooter RPG series returns bigger than ever and taking place in space.
Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice "Enhanced" ($38.99) % off
-Folks love this hardcore Dark Souls-esque title.
Fortnite "Enhanced" ($19.99) % off
-Bundled version of the popular free ot play battle royale title, this comes with Save the World.
Friday the 13th ($4.99) % off
-An incredible deal for an insanely fun game, as Jason or the survivors hunt one another. It's great.
Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 "Enhanced" ($23.99) 60% off
-The multiplayer only CoD delivers traditional competitive action, Blackout Battle Royale and Zombies.
Overwatch "Enhanced" ($19.79) 67% off
-The popular team based shooter is fairly cheap, it should be noted the sequel is on the way.
Dead by Daylight ($14.99) % off
-This is a great multiplayer game where a killer takes on some survivors, classic horror monsters.
Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice "Enhanced" ($14.99) 50% off
-With the sequel announced it's a great time to explore a haunting and stunning tale.
Gears 5 "Enhanced" ($29.99) 50% off
-The latest chapter puts Kait at the front of the squad as the battle against the Swarm rages on.
The Elder Scrolls Elsweyr Upgrade "Enhanced" ($13.99) 67% off
-Explore a vast new landscape with a mystical aerial monstrous theme to it all.
The Division 2 "Enhanced" ($11.99) % off
-An excellent coop focused RPG that expands upon the first with a great location and countless hours of action.
SoulCalibur VI Deluxe "Enhanced" ($22.49) 76% off
-The full release of this latest entry in the weapon based fighter series.
A Plague Tale: Innocence "Enhanced" ($24.99) 50% off
-An unsettling and disgusting journey through rats as a young woman tries to guide her brother in dark times.
World War Z "Enhanced" ($15.99) % off
-Somewhat like Left 4 Dead, but definitely a fresh game that features great visuals and insane hordes.
Life is Strange: Before the Storm Complete "Enhanced ($4.99) 80% off
-This is one incredibly emotional and well developed episodic series, the complete season.
Batman: Return to Arkham ($5.99) 75% off
-Two excellent Batman games with all DLC remastered in one package.
Bioshock: The Collection ($14.99) 75% off
-Three amazing games with slight upgrades to make them run better on the current generation.
Hitman 2 "Enhanced" ($14.99) 75% off
-Get ready for another entire package of intense missions as Agent 47 does what he does best.
Life is Strange ($3.99) 80% off
-One incredible episodic season, very cheap and completely worth it.
Rise of the Tomb Raider 20th "Enhanced" ($8.99) 85% off
-Lara Croft returns in her second adventure, this includes all of the additional content.
Crash Bandicoot & Spyro Reignited Trilogy Remastered Bundle ($41.24) 45% off
-Two incredible remasters of classic games in one packaged bundle.
Shadow of the Tomb Raider Definitive "Enhanced" ($23.99) 67% off
-Lara Croft's origin ends with this release that brings epic moments and great content.
Call of Duty: WWII Gold "Enhanced" ($19.79) 67% off
-Head back to the historical take on the franchise, boots on the ground.
Quantum Break "Enhanced" ($9.99) 75% off
-This is a well developed mix of games and TV featuring choice driven moments within time.
Crash Team Racing: Nitro Fueled "Enhanced" ($23.99) % off
-The well known karting title is back and completely revamped in almost everyway.
Black Desert "Enhanced" ($14.99) 50% off
-The premium MMORPG experience delivers countless hours of battles and exploration.
Life is Strange 2 Complete "Enhanced" ($19.99) 50% off
-The entire season where these two brothers try to beat the odds and escape the United States.
Titanfall 2 Ultimate "Enhanced" ($4.49) 85% off
-All of the Titanfall 2 action you could want in this polished and loved title.
Middle-Earth: Shadow of War Definitive"Enhanced" ($14.99) 75% off
-Race to battle the various enemies as you take the land, convert the Orcs and then control Middle-Earth. All content.
Far Cry 5 + New Dawn Gold Bundles"Enhanced" ($38.99) 70% off
-All of the content for both of these heavily tied together Far Cry games.
The Telltale Batman Bundle ($11.99) 60% off
-All of Telltale's Batman in one package for the entire story.
LEGO Marvel Collection "Enhanced" ($29.99) 50% off
-The Avengers game joins with both LEGO Marvel Super Heroes titles for one insanely massive package.
Assassin's Creed: Odyssey Gold "Enhanced" ($24.99) % off
-Choose your path as you battle between two factions in this epic, large scale adventure. All extra content
Ark: Survival Evolved "Enhanced" ($19.99) 60% off
-Prepare to survive in a hostile, dinosaur filled landscape locally or with others online.
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