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Next Week on Xbox: New Games for December 11 – 17

Welcome to Next Week on Xbox where we bring you the latest details on upcoming games coming soon to Xbox One! This coming week we have the console launch exclusive PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds coming to Xbox Game Preview, the return of an iconic gaming character in Okami HD, and several [email protected] titles like It’s Quiz Time, Night in the Woods, and Hammerwatch. Read on below for more details on these games and more.

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Okami HD

Xbox One X Enhanced
The critically acclaimed masterpiece returns in breathtaking high resolution. Take on the role of Amaterasu, the Japanese sun goddess, who inhabits the form of a legendary white wolf on a quest to defeat Orochi, an eight-headed demon and tyrannical monster responsible for turning the world of Nippon into a ruined wasteland.

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PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds

Xbox Game Preview / Console Launch Exclusive / Xbox One X Enhanced

Parachute onto a massive remote island with nothing but your wits and the clothes on your back. Explore, loot and locate weapons or use vehicles to find supplies and gear-up for fast-paced combat. Go solo or team up with other players as you engage in a heart-racing fight to the be the last person left alive. Defeat every player on the map to earn your bragging rights as the last player left standing. PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds is Xbox One X Enhanced, with High Dynamic Range and 4K support to bring out the true visual depth of the battleground.

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Night in the Woods

Night in the Woods is an adventure game focused on exploration, story, and character, featuring dozens of characters to meet and lots to do across a lush, vibrant world. Play as college dropout Mae Borowski, who returns home to the crumbling former mining town of Possum Springs seeking to reconnect with the friends she left behind. But things aren't the same. Home seems different now and her friends have grown and changed… and strange things are happening at night. There's something in the woods.

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Lost Grimoires 2: Shard of Mystery

When Prince Fern goes missing just days before his coronation, only one person in the king's court can find him. Step in the shoes of the teacher, spy and advisor of House Griff and embark on a dangerous adventure to find the heir and save him from the clutches of dark magic in this hidden object puzzle game from the creators of Enigmatis and Grim Legends.

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Circuits is a musical puzzle game that requires careful listening to complete each level where you must piece together the different parts of a song. Packed with beautifully designed minimal graphics and 25 different songs for the player to reconstruct.

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Future War: Reborn

In this post-apocalyptic world full of zombies, mutants, and aliens, humans must fight for their survival. Take aim at massive enemy hordes, build turrets to drive them away, or drive war machines over this scum. Rescue the last survivors of humanity and retreat to safe havens away from the enemy in this isometric tactical shoot-em-up. Of course, countless monsters will ambush you on your journey and the only way to survive is to destroy them all.

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Journey to Castle Hammerwatch in this fantasy-based pixel art adventure either solo or local co-op with up to four friends. Battle hordes of enemies across unique environments with traps, hidden secrets, and puzzles. Master seven different classes, including the Sorcerer, a new class coming first to consoles, and unlock and upgrade their unique abilities. Also includes the Temple of the Sun campaign.

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It's Quiz Time

Go head-to-head with the biggest trivia game on console… ever! Featuring a witty and devious AI, take on It’s Quiz Time’s catalog of over 25,000 questions. Face off against up to 8 players using your smartphone or grab your controller. You can also take advantage of the games Live Show mode to stream and play along with your audience, or share your results with friends directly from the companion app.

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Ultimate Chicken Horse

Ultimate Chicken Horse is a party platformer game where you build the level as you play, placing traps and hazards to mess with your friends (be careful not to mess yourself up in the process). If you can make it to the end of the level, but your friends can’t, you score points! Each round, players add more to the level and it becomes increasingly interesting and dangerous.