Xbox LIVE Block Party details and dates

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Info provided by Major Nelson

Earlier this month at the X10 Media event, Microsoft announced the upcoming Xbox LIVE Arcade Block Party* promotion. Today Microsoft have announced additional promotion details and the release schedule1 

March 3rd: Toy Soldiers -1200 points
March 10:
Scrap Metal – 1200 points
March 17: Perfect Dark – 800 points
March 24: Game Room – Free to download. Individual games will cost 240 to 400 points

ALSO : When you purchase all three Block Party titles and download the free Game Room app you’ll receive 400 Microsoft Points back to your account**! And if you’re an Xbox LIVE Gold Members you’ll also get an extra month of Gold absolutely free**!

From Noon ET Friday, March 26, – Noon ET Monday, March 29 Block Party is making it easy for you to play together with an Xbox LIVE Multiplayer Unlock weekend! For this weekend only, Microsoft have UNLOCKED the online multiplayer features of all Block Party titles for Xbox LIVE Silver Members to play for free (games sold separately).

NOTE : 1This is the current release schedule for Block Party titles. As with everything game release related, dates are subject to change.

*Depending on your region, you may see this promotion called House party. The above information applies.

**FREE GIFT OFFER TERMS:

Purchase all 3 games: Toy Soldiers, Scrap Metal, Perfect Dark, & download the free Game Room app before March 31, 2010 11:59pm EST, and receive 400 Microsoft Points – FREE! As a bonus, all current Gold members as of April 30, 2010 that fulfill this offer will also receive 1 month of Gold for FREE! Limit one (1) of each gift per person. To qualify for your gift, you must purchase all three (3) games from Xbox LIVE Arcade and download the free Game Room app using your Xbox LIVE account, by March 31, 2010 11:59 EST. To qualify for the bonus month of Gold, you must have a current Gold account (sold separately) as of April 30,2010. The free Points and 1 month of Gold will automatically be deposited into your Xbox LIVE account after the end of the promotion period. Please allow 4 weeks for delivery – on or around April 30, 2010. Offer available only to legal residents, age 13 plus, of all countries that support Xbox LIVE, while supplies last, is non-transferable, not redeemable for cash, and cannot be combined with any other rebate or offer. Taxes, if any, are the sole responsibility of the recipient. Broadband internet required for Xbox LIVE; for terms of use and system requirements see www.xbox.com/live.

So what’s everyone think of this little Block Party / House Party Deal ?? I know that most of you were not that excited about Game Room.  But what you all think about the 3 other games being released ?

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  • Andrenekoi

    I know just a little about those games, don’t think it could justify purchasing all of them.

  • TY

    You guys are really making me want an XBox.

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