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Games with ongoing holiday themed events

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Games at this time of year have time-limited events to mark the holidays, so i decided to make a list so that we can track them for everyone's ease. I will only post part of the patch notes relevant to the holiday theme


Blog post:

  • Chickens are now sporting their festive-wear to celebrate the season.
  • Players can now pick up and throw snowballs in all game modes except Danger Zone, Wingman, and Competitive Matchmaking.
  • The T’s have gift wrapped their special package for the holiday season.
  • Freeze frame holiday borders are back to wish you a happy winter season.
  • Take a winter vacation to Militia! Now available in Casual and Deathmatch game modes.


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Youtube Video:

  • This holiday season, we’re bringing the Holiday Hoarders mission into HITMAN 2 – and making sure that all players can access it by making the Paris Legacy location free to download for a limited time, from December 18 to January 8.

  • Holiday Hoarders is a seasonal event and will be available in HITMAN 2 for a limited time, starting on December 18 until January 8. The mission will be removed from the game at that point but the Santa 47 suit will be permanently available for anyone who unlocked it.

Slime Rancher

Blog Post:

  • Wiggly Wonderland is back this year and with it comes a new festive event to celebrate the end of another year on the Far, Far Range. Starting December 18, ranchers will receive daily visits from the mysterious “twinkle slime.”

  • The twinkle slime will appear somewhere on the Far, Far Range once per day between Dec 18 – Dec 30 (based on your local time). Follow the music to find the twinkle slime and collect its parting gift.

  • Share your holiday adventures by tweeting us, posting on Instagram, or sharing on Facebook using #WigglyWonderland for a chance to win a Slime Rancher-themed ASTRO A40 headset! Winner will be selected January 4th and will be contacted via comment or Direct Message. For full giveaway rules please go here.

Destiny 2

Blog Post:

  • The Dawning begins on Tuesday, December 11.
    The Dawning ends on Tuesday, January 1.

  • There will also be bounties to complete along with your cookbook. Here’s a preview of the rewards you’ll have a chance to earn:
    Enhancement Cores
    Legendary Gear
    Avalanche Heavy Machinegun, featuring random rolls

  • As you gather ingredients and bake items, you will also progress towards unlocking this festive new Sparrow.

  • A new event means new wares from Eververse. During the Dawning, we’re continuing the tradition of double Engram drops

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Blog Post:

  • Overwatch is getting into the holiday spirit for the next three weeks! Expand your collection and enjoy two winter brawls: Yeti Hunter and Mei’s Snowball Offensive. Visit Blizzard World to watch the snow fall, admire its twinkling nighttime lights, and savor the sight of confectionary-inspired décor.
  • Of course, we have new presents for you to unwrap from our Winter Loot Boxes! Unlock new seasonal items—including legendary skins like Krampus Junkrat, Sugar Plum Fairy Mercy, Figure Skater Symmetra, and more.

Rising Storm 2: Vietnam

Blog Post:

  • As a special thank-you to everyone who has played the game, we're delighted to bring you the Green Army Men Christmas Special, free to everyone who owns Rising Storm 2: Vietnam, produced by the Green Army Men Team that won the Vietnam Modding Contest earlier this year!
  • This event runs from December 11th to January 7th with 2XP enabled.

  • Green Army Men Christmas Event
    Play the new Green Army Men Christmas event and unlock a XMAS US helmet in Rising Storm 2: Vietnam
    12 New Seasonal Achievements

Killing Floor 2

Blog Post:

  • Twisted Christmas : Season’s Beatings
    Ends on 01/18/2019

  • This update contains new holiday content, adjustments, and bug fixes from the Beta feedback. We appreciate your feedback and thank you very much for it!

(There has a very long list of holiday themed additions)

Overcooked! 2

Blog post:

  • Kevin’s Christmas Cracker includes:
    Five Christmassy kitchens!
    Three sweet new recipes: mince pies, Christmas pudding and hot chocolate!
    Two new chilly chefs – elf and snowman!

Deep Rock Galactic

Blog Post:

  • X-MAS has come to Hoxxes and we are bringing you a gift just in time for the Holidays! Furthermore, we’re happy to announce that it’s not a soft one! Actually, it’s loaded with HARD mods for Bosco, a Medibay, Revamped Weapon Models and a gazillion other cool features!

  • We couldn’t help our self and had to dress up the Space rig for the holidays. You can also buy a limited headgear and play Santa with your friends. Please don’t destroy the decoration!

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Euro Truck Simulator 2 & American Truck Simulator

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  • Logistic companies across both continents are putting out the call to all drivers to aid in this huge effort to ship large amounts of holiday gifts across the USA and Europe, and to help sweeten the deal, offer bonus incentives for drivers who complete at least 12 deliveries of Christmas cargo on both sides of Europe and America!

  • For personal contribution, using External Contracts, complete at least 12 deliveries of Christmas cargo in either Euro Truck Simulator 2 or American Truck Simulator.

  • This is also a transcontinental community event. A combined community effort within Euro Truck Simulator 2 and American Truck Simulator. Aim for 1,000,000 deliveries to earn a special reward!

League of Legends

Blog Post:

  • ending on 1/8/18 at 11:59 PM PT.
  • Snowdown skins, wards, poro icons, emotes, Snowdown Capsules, and bundles

Final Fantasy xiv

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  • From Monday, December 17, 2018 at 12:00 a.m. to Monday, December 31, 2018 at 6:59 a.m. (PST)
  • Event Items and armor

Please suggest more games in the comments and i'll add them.

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