Xbox Spring Sale 2021 Xbox Recommendations

April 1, 2021 at 7:40pm
By Jason Stettner

The Xbox build towards the thawing sale is now live, or well the Xbox Spring Sale 2021 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, FPS Boost enabled or Xbox One X enhanced for the platforms. This is a great sale and we hope that the recommendations for this Spring 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 Spring 2021 games let us know! Again, the links are affiliate based.
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Xbox Series X/S & Xbox One
Abzu ($9.99)
-This is a lovely water based adventure that's filled colorful fish and fairly simplistic things to do.

Agents of Mayhem "Enhanced" ($5.99)
-It's all about blasting enemies within this futuristic open world game that's similar to Saints Row.

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: Origins Gold "Enhanced" ($19.99)
-Head to Egypt with a refined set of systems that set the stage for Odyssey, a gorgeous and lively desert world to explore.

Assassin's Creed: Syndicate "Enhanced" ($14.99)
-Work as a sibling duo in order to free the local London area.

Assassin's Creed: Valhalla "Optimized, Enhanced" ($40.19)
-The latest adventure takes you to fresh shores as you expand your viking empire and control over new territory.

Battlefield V "Enhanced" ($9.99)
-The latest entry in this well known franchise, it has been given some updates.

Battletoads "Enhanced" ($4.99)
-The toads are back, for local coop and weird mini games.

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

Bleeding Edge "Enhanced" ($7.49)
-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.

Borderlands The Handsome Collection "Enhanced" ($9.99)
-Two mighty and well loved games, in one package. Get Borderlands 2 and Borderlands The Pre-Sequel alongside all content.

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare ($19.79)
-Head a bit into the future as you battle one intense foe, there's multiplayer and Exo zombies too.

Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 Zombies ($29.99)
-This package is the core game of Black Ops 3 alongside some stellar zombie upgrades to behold.

Call of Duty: Ghosts Gold ($19.79)
-While it's an older Call of Duty it has a gripping campaign, intense multiplayer and an aliens based zombies mode. All DLC included.

Call of Duty Infinite Warfare + Modern Warfare Remastered ($39.99)
-You get the super far in the future entry, and the current revamped title that kicked the franchise off to the degree it is today.

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare "Optimized, Enhanced" ($44.99)
-This epic fresh start for the Modern Warfare series delivers in so many ways for Call of Duty.

Call of Duty: WW2 Gold "Enhanced" ($29.99)
-The entirety of this World War 2 release that takes the series back with all of the extra content.

Control Ultimate Edition "Optimized, Enhanced" ($19.99)
-This comes with our 2019 Game of the Year and all DLC, it's an incredible story driven experience.

Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy "Enhanced" ($19.99)
-The Crash Bandicoot games are back and looking better than they ever have before.

Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled "Enhanced" ($15.99)
-The Crash racing title enhanced with brand new content and all the karting action you could ever desire.

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

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

DayZ Livonia Edition ($43.99)
-Open world zombie survival game where other players are there too, this bundle has the DLC content too.

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

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

Dead by Daylight "Optimized, Enhanced" ($11.99)
-The ultimate horror clash where four survivors take on one powerful killer in many situations and setups.

Dead Island Definitive Collection ($5.99)
-Two definitive Dead Islands come together in one upgraded package.

Destiny 2 Beyond Light + 1 Season "Optimized, Enhanced" ($33.49)
-The latest Destiny 2 expansion plus the season content that follows it.

Diablo 3 "Enhanced" ($19.79)
-This is the third Diablo, good luck grinding that loot!.

Dirt 5 "Optimized, Enhanced" ($23.99)
-This is an incredible next generation DIRT experience bringing great arcade racing action.

DOOM + Wolfenstein II Bundle "Enhanced" ($17.82)
-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" ($14.99)
-DOOM, DOOM 1993, DOOM II, DOOM 3 in one ultimate package.

Duke Nukem 3D 20th Anniversary ($4.99)
-This older Duke Nukem game arrives with some upgrades to the package.

Battlefront 2 Xbox Screenshot
The Elder Scrolls Skyrim Special Edition "FPS Boost" ($15.99)
-Skyrim never will leave you alone, this is a special updated version of it.

The Elder Scrolls Online Greymoor "Enhanced" ($9.89)
-This is The Elder Scrolls experience Online with the most recent expansion, many bundle options available.

Gears of War: Ultimate Edition ($9.99)
-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.

Gears 5 "Optimized, Enhanced" ($15.99)
-A larger campaign than ever before, more intense multiplayer and updates to support the series.

Gears Tactics "Optimized, Enhanced" ($23.99)
-Gears of War spin-off featuring turn based combat.

G I Joe: Operation Blackout ($14.99)
-It's actually a fairly solid take on the action heroes.

Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice "Enhanced" ($7.49)
-Basically ASMR the game, this is one truly remarkable and visually incredible experience.

Fallout 4 GOTY "FPS Booost, 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.

Fallout 76 "FPS Boost, Enhanced" ($13.99)
-They've actually fixed a ton with this game and added actual story to this Fallout multiplayer title

Far Cry 4 Gold "FPS Booost" ($11.54)
-Head out into the mountains to spread some ashes, and battle against the local regime.

Forza Horizon 4 "Optimized, Enhanced" ($38.99)
-Simply the best racing game ever.

Halo: The Master Chief Collection "Optimized, Enhanced" ($19.99)
-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.

Hitman 3 "Optimized, Enhanced" ($44.99)
-The last adventure of Agent 47 sends the hitman to some dangerous locations.

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

Immortals: Fenyx Rising Gold "Optimized, Enhanced" ($49.99)
-This is a very mythical and exciting open world RPG from Ubisoft featuring the gods.

Jackbox Party Pack 7 ($20.99)
-Seven of them now, wild.

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.

Jurassic World Evolution: Jurassic Park Edition "Enhanced" ($8.99)
-Run your very own park within the landscape context of Jurassic World, this one goes further by including classic elements.

Just Cause 3 ($3.99)
-Save the people using explosions and danger along the way.

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).

Killer Instinct Definitive "Enhanced" ($9.99)
-C-C-C-COMBO BREAKER, fighter game that is awesome.

Kingdoms of Amalur Re-Reckoning ($32.99)
-Dive back into this wild RPG that has such a strange behind the scenes attached to it.

Kingdom Come Deliverance ($11.99)
-Become a knight and a general hero for all of the people from a humble start.

LEGO Harry Potter Collection ($7.99)
-Feel the adventure of the Harry Potters series in LEGO form.

LEGO Marvel Collection ($11.99)
-All of the LEGO Marvel games in one remarkable package which is great.

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" ($3.99)
-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" ($26.99)
-This latest entry in the long running Football series.

Mafia: Definitive Trilogy "Enhanced" ($38.99)
-Three very well boosted and improved mobster games together.

Maneater "Optimized, Enhanced" ($19.99)
-Shark RPG, the greatest one that was ever made. Baby Shark do do do do.

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.

Need for Speed Heat Deluxe "Enhanced" (17.99)
-The latest take on the series brings both day and night racing as you battle for cash or glory.

The Outer Words Xbox Screenshot
Octopath Traveler ($41.99)
-Eight distinct and lengthy adventures to tackle in this throwback JRPG.

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" ($7.99)
-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.

PGA Tour 2K21 "Enhanced" ($19.79)
-Hit the green on authentic courses, or ones that were created by the community.

Prey "FPS Boost, Enhanced" ($11.99)
-Figure out what exactly is going on as the world around you shatters.

Quantum Break "Enhanced" ($9.99)
-For $10 this game is really awesome, I think it's amazing.

Rage 2 "Enhanced" ($4.99)
-Getting really angry now.

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 2 Remake "Enhanced" ($19.99)
-Welcome to the thrills of battling through this zombie infested place again.

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" ($15.99)
-Pal up with the Saints once more for this remastered effort that's stuffed with content to enjoy.

Saints Row 4 Re-Elected ($3.99)
-You're the president now, and fighting aliens.

Space Engineers "Optimized, Enhanced" ($13.99)
-This is basically where you harvest resources in space and then build things with them.

Spongebob Squarepants Battle for Bikini Bottom "Enhanced" ($20.09)
-This person lives in a pineapple under the sea.

Spyro: Reignited Trilogy "Enhanced" ($15.99)
-Spyro came back, looking better than ever and the games are awesome.

Star Wars: Jedi Fallen Order "Enhanced" ($19.99)
-This brand new narrative driven story follows a Jedi after the fall of society.

Star Wars Squadrons "Optimized, Enhanced" ($19.99)
-Fly high in the space skies as you battle for either side of the factions.

State of Decay 2 Juggernaut "Optimized, Enhanced" ($22.49)
-This is an intense zombie apocalypse filled with problems to deal with as you rebuild society.

Stranded Deep ($11.99)
-You've crashed on an island, try to survive and escape this situation.

Subnautica "Enhanced" ($19.49)
-Survive a water world by harvesting what is hidden below the surface of water.

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

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.

Tell Me Why "Enhanced" ($9.99)
-Episodic series about discovering the past of this broken family.

Tekken 7 "Enhanced" ($9.99)
-Fight it out in this latest entry within the rather intense fighter series.

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

The Division 2 Warlords "Optimized, Enhanced" ($17.99)
-This includes The Division 2 alongside the Warlords expansion that expanded the experience further.

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

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt GOTY "Enhanced" ($9.99)
-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.

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

Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1+2 HD Deluxe "Enhanced" ($29.99)
-An incredible upgrade for two very well loved games about skateboarding.

Wasteland 3 "Enhanced" ($29.99)
-An intense game of strategy and some rather hilarious but gruesome situations.

Watch Dogs Complete ($9.99)
-The original open world hacking and fighting the system game.

Watch Dogs 2 Gold "FPS Boost" ($17.99)
-This one goes further, cooler angle.

Watch Dogs: Legion "Optimized, Enhanced" ($29.99)
-This brings an open world London to explore as you battle back to take the city from the controlling group.

We Happy Few "Optimized, Enhanced" ($14.99)
-Get happy, or figure out why everyone is being so happy.

Wolfenstein: The New Order ($7.99)
-The new order has risen, time to battle back BJ.

Wolfenstein: Old Blood ($7.99)
-This is a prequel to the first Wolfenstein.

Wolfenstein: Youngblood ($9.89)
-The twins of BJ battle it out.

Yakuza 0 "Enhanced" ($9.99)
-The prequel entry in the Yakuza series is just an absolutely blast to play.

Yakuza: Like a Dragon "Optimized, Enhanced" ($41.99)
-This new take on the Yakuza franchise has you working in a team within turn based battles.

Zoo Tycoon: Ultimate "Enhanced" ($7.99)

Fallout 3 Xbox Screenshot

Xbox Backwards Compatible Titles
Fallout 3 "Enhanced" ($7.49)
-Survive what remains in this mighty, epic and large scale Fallout title.

Fallout: New Vegas ($7.49)
-The thrills of the apocalypse, but in a Vegas setting and still all the RPG you could want.

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

The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion "Enhanced" ($5.99)
-This is one truly classic open world fantasy RPG from Bethesda.

Rage ($7.49)
-Get angry.

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.

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 Spring Sale 2021 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