Massive Xbox Live Arcade and Marketplace sale kicks off next week

xbox-live-arcade.jpgA quick warning for all those Xbox 360-owning Tech Digest-reading gamers out there. Don’t blow all your cash buying presents in the run up to Christmas, as you’ll want to keep a little dough left aside spend in next week’s freshly announced, HUMUNGOUS, Xbox Live Arcade and Marketplace sale.

Kicking off on the 18th of December and running through until New Years Eve, tens of Xbox 360 games and DLC packs will be discounted everyday on Microsoft’s console gaming store.

Each day will have a theme, based around either genres, publishers or game series. You’ll get Call of Duty days, Borderlands days and Elder Scrolls days, among plenty of other deals.

Spotted over on the NeoGAF forums, no pricing has been released yet, but you may want to make a note of the dates below that interest you most all the same.

The full list of sale items and dates is as follows:

18th – 31st December sale items

  • Frogger: Hyper Arcade Edition
  • Joe Danger 2: The Movie
  • Zuma’s Revenge!
  • The Simpsons Arcade Game
  • Wreckateer
  • Plants vs. Zombies
  • Peggle
  • PeggleNights Content Pack
  • Fire Pro Wrestling
  • SONIC 4 Episode II
  • Sonic The Hedgehog 2
  • RAW
  • A World of Keflings
  • A World of Keflings – Sugar, Spice and Not So Nice
  • A World of Keflings – It Came From Outer Space
  • Kinect Party
  • Jet Set Radio

A few of Games on Demand titles will also be on sale, but Microsoft have yet to announce these.

18th December – Modern Warfare 3 deals

  • Modern Warfare 3
  • Collection 1 DLC
  • Collection 2 DLC
  • Collection 3 DLC
  • Collection 4 DLC

19th: LEGO Games

  • Lego Batman
  • Lego Star Wars: The Complete Saga
  • Lego Star Wars III
  • Lego Indiana Jones
  • Lego Pirates of the Caribbean
  • Lego Indiana Jones 2
  • Lego Harry Potter

20th: Platformer Games

  • Fez
  • HELL YEAH! Wrath of the Dead Rabbit
  • Sonic Adventure 2
  • Rayman Origins
  • Rayman 3 HD
  • Mark of the Ninja
  • Trine 2

21st: Rockstar Games

  • L.A. Noire
  • Red Dead Redemption
  • Max Payne 3
  • Midnight Club: LA

22nd: To be announced

23rd: Summer of Arcade 2012 Games

  • Dust: An Elysian Tail
  • Deadlight
  • Hybrid

24th: Trials HD and Trials Evolution

  • Trials HD
  • Trials HD – Big Thrills
  • Trials HD – Big Pack
  • Trials Evolution
  • Trials Evolution: Origin of Pain

25th: Kinect Family

  • Hydro Thunder
  • Rock of Ages
  • Mini Ninjas Adventures
  • Leedmees
  • Fruit Ninja Kinect
  • Fruit Ninja Kinect – 8-bit Cartridge
  • Fruit Ninja Kinect – Art Box
  • Fruit Ninja Kinect – Space Capsule
  • Fruit Ninja Kinect – Storm Season

26th: To be announced

27th: Borderlands

  • Borderlands
  • Borderlands 2
  • Borderlands 2 Season Pass

28th: The Walking Dead

  • The Walking Dead Episode 1
  • The Walking Dead Episode 2
  • The Walking Dead Episode 3
  • The Walking Dead Episode 4
  • The Walking Dead Episode 5

29th: Family Games

  • Banjo Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts
  • Cars 2: The Video Game
  • Crash Of The Titans
  • Toy Story 3
  • Crazy Taxi
  • The Splatters

30th: Fighting Games

  • Virtua Fighter 5 Final Showdown
  • Street Fighter III: Online Edition
  • Dungeon Fighter LIVE: Fall Of Hendon Myre

31st: Skyrim and Oblivion

  • The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
  • The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim: Dawnguard
  • The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim: Hearthfire
  • The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion
  • The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion: Shivering Isles
  • The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion: Knights of the Nine

By Gerald Lynch | December 13th, 2012





Gerald LynchMassive Xbox Live Arcade and Marketplace sale kicks off next week