Welcome to another episode of Xbox Live News with Pipper! This week we can expect a little bit of old – very old – and a little bit of new. Sega is dominating the Deals of the Week with discounted prices on old games which should be free by now. Once again Games on Demand has added quite a few games to make your digital collection of titles grow a bit with Far Cry 3, Forza Horizon, and Hitman Absolution. Read on to get the scoop!

Deals of the Week

Name Discount Dates Price
NiGHTS into dreams…(Sega) Mar 6 to Mar 11 400 (50% off)
Sonic the Fighters (Sega) 160 (60% off)
Fighting Vipers (Sega) 160 (60% off)
Virtua Fighter 2 (Sega) 160 (60% off)
Virtua Fighter 5 FS (Sega) 400 (67% off)
Karateka (D3 Publishers) 400 (50% off)
JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure (Capcom) 800 (50% off)

New Releases

Mass Effect 3 players will be happy to receive a free “Reckoning” DLC as well as new content with “The Citadel” for 1200 MSP.

Name Release Date Microsoft Points
Phantom Breaker Battlegrounds (Mages) 28-Feb 800
Runner 2 (Aksys) 20-Feb 1200
Dollar Dash (Kalypso) 7-Mar 800
(Games Add-Ons)
Mass Effect 3: Reckoning (Electronic Arts) 27-Feb FREE
Guardians of Middle Earth: Survival Mode & Goblin-Town Map (Warner Brothers) 28-Feb 320
Pinball FX2: Star Wars Pack (Microsoft Studios) 28-Feb 800
Mass Effect 3: The Citadel (Electronic Arts) 6-Mar 1200
(Games on Demand)
Far Cry 3 (Ubisoft) 27-Feb
Forza Horizon (Microsoft Studios) 27-Feb
Hitman Absolution (Square Enix) 27-Feb
Spider-Man: Friend or Foe (Activision) 27-Feb
DiRT Showdown (Codemasters) 27-Feb
Zumba Fitness Core (Majesco) 27-Feb
The Cursed Crusade (Atlus/DTP) 6-Mar
Harley Pasternak’s Hollywood Workout (Majesco) 6-Mar

The biggest news that is going to be hitting Xbox 360 is the launch of Gears of War: Judgement on March 19th. At the game’s launch, a VIP Season Pass will be available for purchase for 1600 MSP which totals an overall saving of 20% future content releases. The content will include access to six multiplayer maps, two new modes, and nine exclusive unlocks for Gears of War: Judgement.

Geared up yet? Go grab your controller, and “Play Hard or Don’t Play At All!”

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