New Xbox One for Christmas? The BEST games and accessories you MUST buy

The Xbox One has undergone some serious changes from the console that launched back in 2013. The Xbox One S is an affordable, small console with 4K Blu-Ray playback and video streaming. The Xbox One X is more expensive, but offers the most powerful console in the world, easily playing games in 4K. If you’ve just got an Xbox One S or Xbox One X, here are some of our picks for the biggest and best games and must-have accessories on the system.

The best games of 2019…

Resident Evil 2

A remake of one of the original PlayStation’s best titles, this survival horror reimagines Racoon City and the zombies living there. Whether you’re playing as Leon or Claire, you’ll face unimaginable horrors as you fight to escape the city. 

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Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice

If you’re a fan of Dark Souls, Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice is worth jumping into. Coming from famed developers FromSoftware, Sekiro takes place in a magical version of 16th Century Japan where players quest for revenge. It’s tough but insanely rewarding.

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Mortal Kombat 11

Gaming’s bloodiest brawler returns, gorier than ever. Mortal Kombat 11 brings back most of the franchise’s iconic cast while adding some surprising newcomers in its DLC – including Spawn, Joker, and The Terminator. 

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The Outer Worlds

Bethesda may have Fallout 76 trying to fly the flag for the ailing franchise, but Obsidian Entertainment have struck gold with this sci-fi adventure. Styled after single-player Fallout games like New Vegas, The Outer Worlds is available via Xbox Game Pass.

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Monster Hunter World: Iceborne

Monster Hunter World was already a huge game, but Iceborne builds on it in fantastic new ways. It adds a new rank of quest, a new area to explore, and of course, new monsters to hunt. You’ll struggle to find a more addictive action game.

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Remedy Entertainment has quietly become one of the best developers for single-player third-person action games, and this year Control has been nominated for Game of the Year. This captivating tale of a paranormal outbreak features some fantastic psychic abilities to play with.

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The best of the rest…

Grand Theft Auto 5

One of the best-selling games of all time, Grand Theft Auto just seems to get better year on year – largely thanks to an online mode than just keeps on growing and gaining new content.

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Red Dead Redemption 2

Rockstar’s Wild West adventure provides a meaty, captivating campaign that perfectly sets up the events of the first game – as well as the life-absorbing Red Dead Online mode that lets players hunt bounties, make moonshine, or simply take in the wildlife.

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare

A brave reimagining of the game that made Call of Duty a household name, 2019’s Modern Warfare is the best the series has been in years and its campaign offers one memorable mission after another.

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Forza Horizon 4

An open-world racer set in the UK, Forza Horizon 4 is one of the Xbox One’s best-looking exclusives. Featuring plenty of cars and events, plus a dynamic weather system complimented by different seasons to race in, it’s a petrolhead’s dream.

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EA Sports’ latest football feast, FIFA 20 offers the best on-pitch action that we’ve seen yet. Redesigned set-pieces, enhanced player intelligence, and an exciting street football mode are all well worth jumping into – and that’s not even mentioning the addictive Ultimate Team mode.

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Accessories continued…

Turtle Beach Recon 70

Whether you want to play online with friends or just don’t wish to disturb your family/housemates, a good set of headphones are a must. These Turtle Beach Recon 70 headphones offer great sound at an affordable price. 

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Sennheiser GSP 670

If you’re playing with a bigger budget this Christmas, then the Sennheiser GSP 670 headphones are hard to beat, offering exceptional sound quality, noise cancelling technology and supreme comfort.

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Xbox Game Pass Ultimate

Xbox Game Pass Ultimate kills two birds with one stone. Not only do subscribers get access to Xbox Game Pass and its ever growing library of game downloads, but they can also play online and take advantage of cloud saves with Xbox Live Gold.

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