Future XBLA releases and deals

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Our great friend Major Nelson has been kind enough to share what will be coming in the XBLA store for the coming weeks. Look out for some heavy discounts and awesome new releases.

These New Year’s Celebration promotion deals are available from December 21 – December 31. Also during this time period, look out for some surprise daily deals. Hopefully like last year, when Shadow Complex and a whole bunch of other stuff was on sale, these surprise deals will be totally amazing!

Super Meat Boy Discounted Price: 800 Savings: 33%
Comic Jumper Discounted Price: 800 Savings: 33%
Toy Soldiers Discounted Price: 800 Savings: 33%
Banjo Tooie Discounted Price: 600 Savings: 50%
Castle Crashers Discounted Price: 600 Savings: 50%
The UnderGarden Discounted Price: 400 Savings: 50%
Risk Factions Discounted Price: 400 Savings: 50%
Afterburner Climax Discounted Price: 400 Savings: 50%
Borderland’s Claptrap New Revolution Discounted Price: 400 Savings: 50%
Carcassonne Discounted Price: 400 Savings: 50%

The deals below are in addition to the deals above and are the regularly scheduled Xbox LIVE Deals of the Week
Week of December 20 – Forza Car Packs:
World Class Car Pack, 200 Microsoft Points (50 percent off)
Summer Velocity Car Pack, 200 Microsoft Points (50 percent off)
Exotic Car Pack, 200 Microsoft Points (50 percent off)
Road & Track Car Pack, 200 Microsoft Points (50 percent off)
Audi R8 LMS RC Car, 160 Microsoft Points (50 percent off)
Checkered Flags, 80 Microsoft Points (50 percent off)

New stuff coming to XBLA:

Xbox Games On Demand:
December 21: Red Dead Redemption
December 21: Prince of Persia The Forgotten Sands
December 28: Transformers: War for Cybertron
December 28: Just Cause 2
December 28: Ghostbusters

Xbox LIVE Avatar Marketplace:
December 15: Bomberman LIVE
December 15: Sonic the Hedgehog 4 Episode I
December 15: Winter Wear
December 23: Disney Sidekicks
December 23: University Collection (College Football Bowl Season)
December 23: Ninjas Collection

Xbox Game Add-Ons:
December 21: Battlefield: Bad Company 2 Vietnam Expansion Pack, 1200 Microsoft Points
December 29: Bomberman Live: Battlefest Bomb-Up Pack I, 240 Microsoft Points

And finally, from December 22 – January 5, Microsoft Game Studios will introduce three new downloadable hits as part of Games for the Holidays, exclusively to Xbox LIVE Arcade:

December 22: A World of Keflings, 800 Microsoft Points and available worldwide
December 29: Raskulls, 800 Microsoft Points
January 5: ilomilo, 800 Microsoft Points

Also, a cool prize opportunity will be available for Xbox LIVE Members in the US:

On December 18, Lexus will sponsor the all-night gaming marathon for Halo: Reach on Xbox LIVE in the U.S. This will give gamers the opportunity to download Lexus content and enter to win prizes all night long. (Thank goodness it is a Saturday!) Every hour from 6:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. PT, eight players will each win 4,000 Microsoft Points.

Remember that many of these deals and promotions are available only to Xbox Live Gold members and they may be different depending on your area of residence.

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  • jaypea360

    Afterburner Climax looks good for 400points as does the Borderlands claptrap revolution. Bargain.

  • Cellophane Girl

    Oh so many awesome deals. I hope I get a ton of MS points for Christmas. I really want to get :

    Comic Jumper
    Castle Crashers
    Risk Factions
    Borderland’s Claptrap New Revolution

    I’ve been meaning to get all 4 of those, I’m glad I’ve waited. I love sales! (I think it’s because I’m a woman lol)

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