Starting in early March select invitees will be able to join the Xbox 360 Preview program. This will work much like the Xbox One preview – and selected customers will be able to sign-up directly from their Xbox 360. Look for a special Xbox Live message then head to Settings, then account then under account management if you’ve been selected, you’ll see Xbox 360 Preview Registration. Sign up there and enroll your console. Nothing will happen yet, but we’ll let you know when the Preview is ready to begin through a Xbox Live message.
In our upcoming release will be addressing common customer issues including improving the ability to troubleshoot common network issues from the 360 and adding a Network Connectivity test including Download and Upload speed tests.
There will be even more changes coming later this year – so sign up to be a part of the Xbox 360 Preview Program.
Starting today, Xbox Live Gold Members who don’t have an Xbox One yet can start building their library of Xbox One games directly from Xbox 360 by taking advantage of the Games With Gold program. You have always been able to do it this via the web and my monthly Games With Gold posts. But now, on your Xbox 360 console head to the special Games With Gold section from the link on the home page of the console and you can ‘purchase’ it there.
Create your own blocky version of Springfield with the entire Simpsons family – Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa and Maggie – plus 19 of Springfield Elementary School’s beloved characters from the Emmy Award-winning animated show and the longest-running scripted show in television history.
For the full character list or to see the launch trailer, please visit Xbox Wire.
Game Description: Pneuma provides players with a sense of awe and a relentless determination to solve every puzzle and progress through a narrated story of self-discovery, exploring the fundamental nature of being. This is the first person puzzler of 2015 which is designed to force players think outside the box and explore beyond what they know as reality. This game isn’t about your skill with a controller, it’s about how you perceive and analyse situations. Push your brain to its limits in this exciting new first person puzzler as Pneuma contemplates the nature of reality and you explore the ontological mystery of the Breath of Life.
Game Description: To pre-order this game please select one of the pre-order editions from the Xbox Store. XBOX ONE GAME EXPECTED TO RELEASE ON 3/17/2015. YOU MAY DOWNLOAD THE GAME FROM XBOX LIVE BEFORE THEN, BUT IT WILL NOT BE PLAYABLE UNTIL 12:01 AM EST ON THE RELEASE DATE.
Be the law or break the law in Battlefield Hardline. In a visceral single-player campaign you’ll play the role of Nick Mendoza, a young detective who embarks on a cross-country vendetta, seeking revenge against once trusted partners on the force. In multiplayer you’ll hunt criminals, raid vaults, and save hostages in new cop and criminal inspired modes like Heist and Rescue.
For the month of March, Xbox Live Gold members will receive three new free games on Xbox One and Xbox 360 as part of the Games with Gold program.
On Xbox One, Xbox Live Gold members can download Rayman Legends ($39.99 ERP) for free during the month of March.
On Xbox 360, starting Sunday, March 1st, Tomb Raider ($19.99 ERP) will be free for Xbox Live Gold members through March 15th. Then on March 16th, Xbox Live Gold Members can download Bioshock Infinite ($29.99 ERP) for free through March 31st.
Read more about March Games with Gold titles over at Xbox Wire.
*Titles are available as free downloads for qualifying Xbox Live Gold members in all markets where Xbox Live is available. Some regions may offer different titles depending on market availability.
Game Description: Resident Evil Revelations 2 follows two interwoven stories of terror across 4 episodes of intense survival horror. Episode One: Penal Colony Kidnapped by a unknown group of assailants, Claire and Moira awake to find themselves trapped on an isolated island infested with horrifying creatures beyond imagination. Now they must desperately struggle to escape the horror. *Episode One includes Raid Mode for countless additional hours of gameplay.
Game Description: The latest Dragon Ball game lets players customize and develop their own warrior from 5 races, including male or female, and more than 450 items to be used in online and offline adventures. Create the perfect avatar, learn new skills and train under the tutelage of your favorite Dragon Ball characters. Help Trunks fight new enemies and restore the original story of the series. Join 200+ players around the world in the Toki Toki City hub and fight with or against them, and compete in online tournaments.
Game Description: DYNASTY WARRIORS 8 Empires is the latest installment of the “Empires” series, in which you aim to conquer ancient China using both strategy and the one warrior versus one thousand tactical action the WARRIORS series is known for. The player becomes a hero from Three Kingdoms era, with the goal of unifying all of ancient China under their rule via strategy and battles! You can also import save data from Free Alliances Version into DYNASTY WARRIORS 8 Empires!
Game Description: The final word in fighting entertainment – DEAD OR ALIVE 5 Last Round! Two new playable characters join to make the largest roster in series history! Two fan favorite stages make their triumphant return with updated graphics and gameplay! With new effects and skin shading technology, the hottest fighters in gaming look better than ever! Click here for a complete list of content included in this bundle.
The Core Fighters version allows use of most game modes, including online play. However, only a limited number of playable characters are available, and Story Mode is locked. Other characters and Story Mode are available as separate downloadable content purchases.
The Ultimate Game sale brings you great deals on games in the Xbox Store all week long with weekend bonus offers too. Get a combined savings over $700 on 31 games on Xbox One and a combined savings over $725 on 45 games on Xbox 360. Go Gold now to save over $100. Click the links below to see local pricing and availability.
The Ultimate Game Sale lasts until 23 February 2015.
Game Description: XBOX ONE GAME EXPECTED TO RELEASE ON 3/3/2015. YOU MAY DOWNLOAD THE GAME FROM XBOX LIVE BEFORE THEN, BUT IT WILL NOT BE PLAYABLE UNTIL 12:01 AM EST ON THE RELEASE DATE.
This game features stunning high definition graphics, hundreds of customizable building components, physics-based destruction, cinematic collisions, unlockable levels, in-game leaderboards, global rankings and more. ScreamRide is the home of limitless innovation. Push the boundaries of thrill seekers everywhere. Take on your perfect role to complete each level in multiple ways. Scream seekers can prove their precise piloting skills, engineers can solve cunning construction puzzles and demolition experts can ignite the most explosive carnage possible. The path you choose is up to you!
The live demo available for Xbox One and Xbox 360 offers players a small slice of the campaign, allowing players the opportunity to create, ride, and destroy to perfection in their quest for the highest scream ratings.
Game Description: A modern twist on the world’s most well-known trivia game. Play with your knowledge in a fast paced TV Show experience. A modern look, new reinvented question types, and the world’s best questions from the world’s top trivia authority. The game is now more fun and inclusive for everyone through adapted difficulty levels and unique catch-up rounds that inject social moments offering players a fresh, original experience.Trivia has never been so much fun.
Game Description: Team up as Rakshasa or Golden Path and control a series of neutral locations across Kyrat’s countryside to protect them from being overrun by your opponents. 4 maps and 1 new PvP mode included.
Following last November’s release of the Star Wars Classic Skin Pack for Minecraft, Disney, Lucasfilm and Xbox have teamed up to deliver 23 new Minecraft skins featuring characters from Disney Channel’s Star Wars Rebels animated television series on Disney XD.
Set five years before the events of Star Wars: Episode IV: A New Hope, Star Wars Rebels tells the story of the Rebellion’s beginnings while the Empire spreads tyranny throughout the galaxy. Now, Minecrafters can play as their favorite inhabitants of the starship Ghost. For a full list of characters, check out the announcement at Xbox Wire.