May 29th 2012 6:00 am PT

Content coming soon to the Xbox LIVE Marketplace

Here is a look at some of the upcoming content scheduled for the Xbox LIVE Marketplace.*

See the blog post I’ll make for many of these for pricing and/or regional availability and follow me on Twitter for updates.

Xbox LIVE Arcade  Release Date MS Points
Mad Riders  30-May 800
Sega Vintage: Streets of Rage  30-May 800
Sega Vintage: Golden Axe 30-May 800
Bang Bang Racing 6-Jun 800
Virtua Fighter 5 Final Showdown 6-Jun 1200
Game Add-ons Release Date MS Points
Batman Arkham City Harley Quinn’s Revenge 29-May 800
Mass Effect 3 Rebellion 29-May FREE
Deal of the Week Discount Dates Price
PopCap 29-May to 4-Jun  
Plants vs. Zombies   600 (50% off)
Peggle   400 (50% off)
Peggle Nights   200 (50% off)
Zuma   200 (50% off)
Bejeweled 3   600 (50% off)
Heavy Weapon   400 (50% off)
Astropop   400 (50% off)
Feeding Frenzy 2   400 (50% off)
Bejeweled Blitz Live   200 (50% off)
Feeding Frenzy   200 (50% off)
Sega Bass Fishing 5-11 June 400 (50% off)
Borderlands New Revolution   400 (50% off)
Borderlands Secret Armory Unsensored   400 (50% off)
Borderlands The Underdome   400 (50% off)
Borderlands Zombie Island   400 (50% off)
Red Dead Redemption Undead Nightmare Collection   800 (50% off)
Red Dead Redemption Undead Nightmare Collection – Japan Only   1050 (50% off)
Boulder Dash-XL   400 (50% off)
Games on Demand Release Date  
Minute To Win It 29-May  
Cars 2 29-May  
Avatar Release Date  
Military Collection Update 29-May  
Assassin’s Creed 3 29-May  
Trendy Trousers 29-May  
Virtua Fighter 5 Final Showdown 6-Jun  

*As with all game related releases, dates, prices and availability are subject to change and vary by region

Arcade, Deal, Game Add-on, Marketplace, Xbox 360 Games On Demand By Larry Hryb, Xbox LIVE's Major Nelson

  • Justin Forsythe

    Borderlands dlc on sale again, anyone who doesn’t own it from the other sales WHAT’S WRONG WITH YOU?! :D

    • The Dukenator

      There’s Game Of The Year, which contains them as well.

    • McWetty

      Unfortunately, this is how it is with Xbox DotW’s… and no matter how much we complain, it doesn’t change. Sad really.

      • Randy Ramsgate

        yeah but we can always whinge

    • Iskandar Dzulkarnain

      Because…..I don’t have the game on my Xbox.

    • Bobby Farmer
  • TheDoveOfPeace

    Meh. Batman it is then.

  • WillRon

    I like the PopCap sale and the add-ons out today!

  • The Dukenator

    They say Batman Game Of The Year Edition is compatible with previous saves.

    Also, Harely Quinn’s Revenge is included in GOTY.

    • WillRon

      That’s good to know!

  • hi i’m kif

    Wouldn’t it just be easier to permanently cut the price of Borderlands DLC since it’s ALWAYS on sale?

  • Gary Petersen

    Is The Walking Dead: Episode 2 not supposed to be out this week?

    • mcmax3000

      I haven’t seen any announcement of a release date for Walking Dead: Episode 2.

  • Boe2

    Fun fact:
    Streets of Rage 2 is also available on XBLA for 400 points :)

    • Hugoku

      And I already own it, but might take the plunge. Seems getting SOR3 and other extra goodies is worth it.

    • Sonicplayer

      @VictorHCortes:disqus: You could just get sonic’s ultimate genesis collection, which includes streets of rage 1-3 (unless the other games aren’t worth your time)

  • ChameleonX

    Any chance we can get the Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning DLC to go on sale?

    • Russell Gorall


      • AllTeam

        Not going to happen… they need the money to help Curt Schilling and the state of Rhode Island out. Though I think that if you live in Rhode Island, you should get the game and DLC for free.

  • Thânia Santos

    popcap … borderlands …
    again !!!!????

  • MathiaS

    Nothing worthy… Maybe I’ll use my points to buy TWD once and for all. Wasn’t Episode 2 coming out today?? Or tomorrow?

  • Zonic505

    Sonic Adventure 2 avatar collection – June 5th

    Wait, SA2 isn’t on XBLA……Does this mean that we’re finally getting the game?! Perhaps Sega will announce it at E3!

  • Rob Kent

    if I had 20 more points I would buy PvsZ

  • Rohan R.R. Mayers

    Please release Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 and SNK vs. Capcom

  • Randy Ramsgate

    ive been waiting for these two sega vintage collections for 5 years. its about time. finally each trilogy of classics with 400 gamerscore each. bring it on!!!!!!!!

  • Ricardo Baptista

    boring, just boring… where is Halo 3 ODST, and other Microsoft games? Sony is beating Microsoft to the punch with digital distribution!

    • Sonicplayer

      ODST sucks, the multiplayer is great though (every halo 3 map and multiplayer mode)

  • Peter van Dam

    OMG OMG OMG! Sonic Adventure 2 avatar stuff…. DOES that mean… omg omg omg Sonic Adventure 2 will soon arrive on XBOX 360!!!! I’ve been waiting for this for YEAARS!

    • Bradley

      40+ Future XBLA releasing this year were leaked months ago on Neogaf. Sonic Adventure 2 was on this list.
      Also, congratulations Larry for ignoring everyone again.

    • Sonicplayer

      I’m excited as you man, I have sonic adventure DX on the gamecube, but sonic adventure 2 is impossible to find, I also have 1600 ms points that were to be used for sonic 4: ep 2

  • Fernando Coli Viotto

    Huuum… Maybe I will get Bejeweled 3 still the suggested indie game “Steam Heroes” seems also good. I will take a look on both before making my decision.

    Anyone have other suggestions from good games in this DOTW?

    In my opinion, Borderlands DLCs should have their price dropped forever
    since you can easily grab the GOTY edition with all them for around US
    19,00 during promotions or 29,00 in most retail stores…. also
    Borderlands2 will be launched in September this year.

  • Hugoku

    It is not my intention to be redundant (as the DotW are), so won’t comment about Borderlands, RDR and Popcap deals.

    I’ll just say, hooray for VF5FS.
    Also, I wish the Golden Axe collection would have included Revenge of Deathadder instead of Golden Axe 2.

    • Fernando Coli Viotto

      I also wish they’re adding new graphic filter layers on those vintage games as well so we could play them in 1080p with more decent pixeled art :)

  • Décio Gonçalves

    Here we go again… Popcap deals again, same to RDR and Borderlands… Why not the Banjo’s games? Or really old games (ex:Bankhot Billiards 2)? Games on demand? (not just MS one’s)
    At least Anomaly Warzone Earth for 320MP was a nice surprise…

  • Tylerh1701


  • Russell Gorall

    Kind of weird how free Mass Effect DLC seems like a ripoff.

    These DOTW give me deja vu every two months for the past year.

  • Thânia Santos

    bad news for the “Sega Vintage: Golden Axe”
    for what I could have saw on the internet, that include the first arcade golden axe, and 2 genesis games (I suppose GA II and III)
    why did they put arcade golden axe 1, since it is already available on Xbox arcade?
    why not put instead the far superior and marvellous (and 4 players!!!) Golden axe : revenge of death adder???? why?

    • Russell Gorall

      Good point. I guess they thought it would push more units.

  • Jim E. Rustler
  • the3yearold

    Woah – Plants vs Zombies is 600 points? You can get it for half the price on other platforms if not less.

  • EndrzGame

    WoW! Sega’s bringing it with the updated VF5 for only $15. That’s a STEAL! Love me some Virtua Fighter.
    Everything else is kinda meh. Especially Borderlands DLC…..on sale…..again.

  • Jim E. Rustler

    Bored of the repeat deals, especially at the same price. Still, psyched for all that SEGA goodness. Please oh please let the Japanese ROMs be in there like they were for last week’s collections.

  • Fernando Coli Viotto

    Bejeweled 3 seems good enough I will get the trial and take a look on it.

    In my opinion, Borderlands DLCs should have their prices lowered forever since Borderlands 2 is comming September this year AND you can get the Borderlands GOTY (with includes all DLCs for US $19,00~29.00) in most of retail stores.

    • Fernando Coli Viotto

      OOps! Bad spelling…
      Borderlands GOTY (with includes all DLCs) for US $19,00~29.00 in most of retail stores.


  • Daniel Cuadras

    The Sega Megadrive Classics Collection disc should cost around 10$ new, and it includes the 3 Golden Axe and the 3 Streets of Rage for Megadrive, plus a ton of other Megadrive and Arcade games, so I don’t see the point on these collections. The other ones from last week made much more sense since they weren’t included there (and one of them, MWIV, is inedit in English language).

  • Clattus

    Already have the pop games I want everything else coming up these next two weeks are meh. Waitin for Toy soldiers cold war to go on sale :/

  • Alice Lockhart

    Dungeon Fighter? WHERE’S DUNGEON FIGHTER!? D8<.

  • Bobby Farmer

    dont know if you guys saw but the playstation store now has ultimate game editions. This is how xbox should do their business but no we get charged full price for just the game itself then have to pay for the dlc we are getting ripped of microsoft i will not be getting your next gen console because you do not know how to cater to the consumers.

  • Fox E Salazar

    your missing a game Dungeon Fighter Live: Fall Of Hendon Myre it comes out tomarrow 5-30-2012

  • Volitar Prime

    When are the Marvel Avengers tables coming for Pinball FX2? I thought they were supposed to come in May.

  • sporeboy100


  • BlinkFandango

    Who’s in charge of these Deal of the Weeks? They’re always the same. When are we going to get something new and useful on sale instead of the same old crap.

  • Russell Gorall

    I hope Cars 2 is at least forty dollars, or I what won’t buy it.

  • JayShockblast

    So many dumb people commenting. Microsoft doesn’t choose what goes on sale. It’s up to the developers. If you’re sick of Popcap, Gearbox and Rockstar stepping up to the plate and putting their stuff on sale, don’t complain about them coming to the table with something to offer. Complain about the companies not doing anything.

  • Ash the dragon

    Why was Sonic Adventure 2 Avatar goodies deleted from the list? maybe Major Nelson spilled the beans too soon…?

  • ryder4life22187

    guess its a good time to finally pick up the peggle game and dlc as for the rest should be a perm drop how many times again with resells

  • Shane Bayer

    Repeating deals is great for new Xbox 360 customers, but sucks for those who have had their console for many years. Windows Phone 7 has been repeating their deals too. Anything that goes on sale more than once should have a permanent price drop.

  • fsdfg dsfds

    Virtua Fighter 5 Final Showdown AWESOME DEAL!! got my points ready

  • Joe Adanac

    Popcap, Borderlands and RDR AGAIN?? Just cut their prices permanently, and make sure they never appear again taking up valuable deal of the week real estate until the sun goes supernova.

  • Jordan Mcdonald

    Ok cool, now just keep everything at that price, and stop insulting us with your retarded marketing gimmicks.

  • Jason Oliver

    Really, Pop Cap, those are great games, bought PvZ and Peggle some time ago, Bought Undead Nightmare already, as for Borderlands, the reason I haven’t bought the expansions is because I’m nowhere near finished the main quest – there’s only so many hours in the day for this sort of thing!

    Major, please get this message to your marketing people – put the Banjo games or Braid on special and I’ll snap em up pronto,

  • WWFMankind

    …any news about The Walking Dead – Episode 2 ???

    • mcmax3000

      I believe it’s supposed to be coming sometime in June.

  • Matthew Lovejoy

  • Robby Martyr

    Same old s***, just another week. Seriously… would it REALLY be that much trouble to put the Banjo Kazooie games on sale?

  • Dude

    RDR goty is 19.99$ at amazon. Don’t waste your money on this dotw.

  • Kosher Chicken

    Been waiting for Bejeweled 3 to be a deal since before Xmas. Thank you!

  • Spencer Schoenrock

    what the hell microsoft – where is the pinball arcade tables that farsight submitted to you 8 weeks ago for approval. want to play some midevil madness.