This week was a long one for all of us here. With the creeping of the holiday season, we all know what that means, more stress and less time. In this edition of the Sunday Roundup, multiple titles are coming to Game Preview; two games see changes in their alpha and beta stages, just to name a few.


Astroneer
This space exploration adventure game hits Xbox Game Preview on December 16, 2016 for $19.99.


Feist (source: Euro Gamer)
Launching a year ago on PC to high accolades, Bits & Beasts are bringing their beautiful looking action-platformer to the Xbox One on December 13th for $10.


Gigantic
Perfect World and Motiga Inc have taken the next step with Gigantic and gone into open beta via Xbox Game Preview.


We also have the weekly hero spotlight this week, bringing you "The Margrave."


a href="http://www.xblafans.com/tag/sea-of-thieves">Sea of Thieves
This multipirate treasure hunting adventure game goes into technical alpha testing next weekend, December 16th-18th for select Insider Program members.


Splasher
An extreme platformer that makes you use three different modes of your splatter cannon: water, stickink and bouncink, to traverse each level and take down the evil "Le Docteur". Launching on the Xbox One in spring 2017 for $14.99 .


We Happy Few
The newest patch is here, and it is called The Clockwork Update, adding several new features including conversation mode, faster save and load times, and several bugs and mechanical fixes. You can read a full list of all changes here on their blog.