Xbox Releases Little Nightmares II and Adds Jurassic World Evolution to Game Pass This Lunar New Year

Published 02/13/2021, 11:30 AM EST


It is the Year of the Ox with Valentine’s Day also around the corner, and Xbox has a lot in store for players. The console company has lined up fresh titles releasing soon. It has also added new titles to the Game Pass. Finally, many exclusive titles get DLC updates in the coming week.

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A pair of Microsoft home video game consoles, including an Xbox Series S (L) and Xbox Series X, taken on October 27, 2020. (Photo by Phil Barker/Future Publishing via Getty Images)

The new releases include the much-awaited title Little Nightmares II which a horror adventure game with puzzle-based mechanics. The game boasts of a stellar storyline with a running dark theme. Players can also purchase the Xbox One version and receive a free upgrade for the Series X|S.

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Adding to a launch, there is also an announcement this week. Disciples: Liberation will launch later this year for the Series X|S. This, too, has a dark and ominous theme featuring an immersive single-player campaign and turn-based combat.

Titles coming to Xbox Game Pass

This week, the Game Pass offers classic games such as the remastered Final Fantasy XII The Zodiac Age. The game arrives for consoles and PC in the coming week. Another game coming to mobiles and consoles is Jurassic World Evolution, based on the popular movie franchise.

Players can also experience retro-arcade this week as Stealth Inc. 2: A Game of Clones arrives at the Game Pass. The game has 60 levels of fun and thrill, packed in cute little characters. The final addition is of the popular FPS title Wolfenstein: Youngblood to mobile devices.

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DLC updates coming to games this week

The most exciting update comes to Destiny 2: Beyond Light as a new DLC arrives. Season of the Chosen brings new gear, XP, and rewards to make things interesting. Additionally, those who purchase the pass immediately unlock the Seasonal Armor Set, New Solar Bow, and bonus XP.

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Dead by Daylight also gets an update as Tome 6: Divergence arrives at the game. The update brings new stories and glyph challenges to the fan-favorite horror-asymmetrical title.

Games like Minecraft, Rocket League, and Borderlands 3 also get holiday-themed updates. Lunar New Year and Valentine’s Day items and events are live in all three games for the upcoming few days. ARK: Survival Evolved and World of tanks also get similarly themed events.

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This might prove to be an exciting week for the Xbox fans, especially for those who recently decided to purchase the new Xbox Series X|S consoles.

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Shwetang Parthsarthy is an eSports author at EssentiallySports. His love for arguments and games has led him down two paths: being a law student and writing about the world of gaming since 2017. What started as a teenage hobby in the relatively small mobile gaming world with FPS games like Critical Ops and Call of Duty: Mobile, has grown into a professional pursuit with EssentiallySports.

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