Resi Village Xbox

By the time this weekend is done we'll be into a brand spanking new year - one hopefully filled with plenty of Xbox Game Studios goodness! In the meantime though we've still had lots to be playing over the festive period, including a couple of Christmas pickups via the huge 'Countdown' sale currently ongoing on Xbox Live.

Here's what we're playing this weekend:

Ben Kerry, Staff Writer

Well, after a good year and a half in the market for it I finally decided to pick up Resident Evil Village thanks to Capcom's recently released Gold Edition, which is currently discounted on Xbox. I absolutely loved Resident Evil 2 Remake, and Resident Evil 3 for that matter, and the team's addition of a third-person mode back in October finally pushed me to buy it. I've been loving it so far!

I also decided to spend a bit more Christmas money on another Countdown deal - Nickelodeon Kart Racers 3. The series' developer finally added voice acting to proceedings with the third game, and it injects some much needed personality to this unashamed Mario Kart rip-off. As it turns out, the on-track racing is actually really good fun, and this one is definitely worth picking up at 60% off if you're in the market for a kart racer on Xbox!

Have a great New Years weekend!

Fraser Gilbert, Editor

I'm taking a few days off from Pure Xbox at the moment after a busy year, so I'm definitely going to be playing some games this weekend! I'm a bit hooked on FIFA 23 after taking advantage of the recent in-game promotion for 70% off, so that's probably going to be dominating my time over the next few days.

Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order is getting some playtime at the moment as well, with the hope of finishing it before the sequel arrives in a few months, and I've been in the mood to return to Disney Dreamlight Valley lately, so perhaps that'll be in the rotation this weekend too. Have a good New Year, folks!

What Xbox games are you playing this weekend? Let us know down in the comments below.

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