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May 19th 2015, 10:02 am PT

Destiny Expansion II: House of Wolves is Now Available for Xbox

Destiny Expansion II: House of Wolves (DLC)Content: Destiny Expansion II: House of Wolves
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Game Description: Expand your Destiny adventure with a wealth of weapons, armor, and gear to earn in new story missions, three new competitive multiplayer maps, and a new cooperative Strike. The three new competitive multiplayer maps are: Black Shield, Thieves’ Den, and Widow’s Court. Also includes new House of Wolves themed emblems, armor shaders, and player ships.

NOTE: Destiny game required to play. Do not purchase if you already own the Limited, Ghost or Digital Guardian Edition with Expansion Pass. Expansion II may not be available on all platforms or in all territories. Pricing and release dates may vary by platform. 

Purchase Destiny Expansion II: House of Wolves for Xbox One from the Xbox Games Store

Purchase Destiny Expansion II: House of Wolves for Xbox 360 from the Xbox Games Store

 

Product Info:
Developer: Bungie
Publisher: Activision
Website: Destiny
Twitter: @DestinyTheGame

May 18th 2015, 10:16 pm PT

UPDATED: This Week’s Deals with Gold

Here are this week’s games and add-on deals on the Xbox Games Store. Discounts are valid now through 25 May 2015.

Xbox One

    

Content Title Content Type Discount %
Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes  Xbox One Game 50%
Dragon Age: Inquisition  Xbox One Game 50%
Dragon Age: Inquisition Deluxe Edition Xbox One Game 50%
Dragon Ball  Xenoverse  Xbox One Game 33%
Warframe Platinum: 170 Platinum Add-On 33%
Warframe Platinum: 370 Platinum Add-On 33%
Warframe Platinum: 1000 Platinum + Mods Add-On 40%
Unmechanical: Extended Xbox One Game 40%
Jet Car Stunts Xbox One Game 40%

Please note: prices and availability are subject to change and may vary by region. Deals with Gold are valid for Xbox Live Gold members.

Xbox 360

         

Content Title Content Type Discount %
Dragon Ball  Xenoverse  Games On Demand 33%
GRID: Autosport  Games On Demand 50%
Soulcalibur II HD Online  Arcade 75%
Star Trek  Games On Demand 75%
PAC-MAN and the Ghostly Adventures 2 Games On Demand 66%
Dragon Age Inquisition Deluxe Upgrade  Add-On 25%
Dragon Age 2 Games On Demand 60%
Dragon Age: Origins Games On Demand 70%
Dragon Age: Origins – Awakening Add-On 50%
Metal Gear Solid 2 & 3 HD Games On Demand 50%
Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes  Games On Demand 50%
Metal Gear Solid Peace Walker HD Edition  Games On Demand 50%
Mafia II Jimmy’s Vendetta Add-On 50%
Mafia II Joe’s Adventure Add-On 50%

Please note: prices and availability are subject to change and may vary by region. Deals with Gold are valid for Xbox Live Gold members.

*Post updated 19 May 9:00a PT to reflect current sales.

May 18th 2015, 9:19 pm PT

Farming Simulator 15 is Now Available for Xbox

Farming Simulator 15Content: Farming Simulator 15
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Game Description: With a brand new graphics and physics engine, Farming Simulator 15 offers an immense open world filled with details and visual effects! Online with friends in multiplayer, or in solo, manage and develop your own farm: harvesting, animal husbandry (cows, chicken and sheep), sales of fresh products, investment in new and more powerful vehicles or tools.

Purchase Farming Simulator 15 for Xbox One from the Xbox Games Store

Purchase Farming Simulator 15 for Xbox 360 from the Xbox Games Store (Available Soon)

Product Info:
Developer: Giants Software
Publisher: Focus Home Interactive
Website: Farming Simulator 15
Twitter: @farmingsim

May 18th 2015, 5:01 pm PT

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is Now Available for Xbox One

The Witcher 3: Wild HuntContent: The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
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Game Description: The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is a story-driven, next-generation open world role-playing game set in a visually stunning fantasy universe full of meaningful choices and impactful consequences. In The Witcher, you play as a professional monster hunter, Geralt of Rivia, tasked with finding a child of prophecy in a vast open world rich with merchant cities, pirate islands, dangerous mountain passes, and forgotten caverns to explore.

Purchase The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt for Xbox One from the Xbox Games Store

Purchase The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Game + Expansion Pass for Xbox One from the Xbox Games Store

 

You can also grab free DLC for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt here – Beard and Hairstyle Set and Temerian Armor Set.

 

Product Info:
Developer: CD Projekt RED
Publisher: CD Projekt S.A.
Website: The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
Twitter: @witchergame

*For a chance to win The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Collectors Edition and other prizes, check out this post.

May 15th 2015, 4:38 pm PT

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Collector’s Edition Giveaway

Back in March I recorded an unboxing video of CD Projekt RED’s The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Collector’s Edition with the revelation one lucky winner would win this rare collector’s set. With the game set to release on 19 May, now is the time for your chance to win.

How do you enter for a chance to win?

Simple. All you have to do is leave a comment to this post answering the following question:

Magical powers or brute force combat, what’s your strategy for fighting monsters?

What can you win?

  • Three winners will win a digital code for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt on Xbox One.
  • One winner will win a digital code for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt on Xbox One + Season Pass.
  • One Grand Prize winner will win The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Collectors Edition (autographed by me) + Season Pass.

What are the rules?

Leave a comment to this post with your answer. Do not @ reply me on Twitter. That won’t count!

Deadline to enter is 4:00 pm PT / 7:00 pm ET on Friday, 22 May 2015. One entry per person. Contest is open to everyone but prize availability might not be available in all regions – check the availability of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt  in your Xbox LIVE region. Winners will be notified via the e-mail account associated with their Disqus account or Twitter (when applicable) on or about 25 May. We use the Disqus commenting system – read this if you have questions about Disqus.

Have fun and good luck!

Note: If you do not have an e-mail address or Twitter name associated with your Disqus login, you must include this information in your comment to be eligible. Any winner who does not respond to my notification within 72 hours will forfeit the prize. For faster notification, follow me on Twitter where I can DM you if you win. Only comments received at www.majornelson.com will be considered.

May 15th 2015, 4:33 pm PT

MNR 544 The Witcher III

Note: Apologies in advance for the audio quality of the interview. A combination of a laptop mic in a large conference room do not make for for the best audio :(

Host: Larry Hryb, Xbox LIVE's Major Nelson (Xbox LIVE ) (Twitter)

Co-host : lollip0p (Xbox LIVE) (Twitter)

Guests:

Special Guest: James Pfaff (litheon)

Interview: Miles Toast and Jose Teixera - The Witcher III (21:49-40:33)

May 15th 2015, 10:26 am PT

This Week On Xbox – Episode Two

We’re back with another episode of This Week on Xbox with Jeff Rubenstein filling in while I was out of town working on something big I will be sharing soon.

Remember, you can watch This Week on Xbox Episode 2 from the “What’s On” tab of the Xbox dashboard or at the Xbox YouTube channel.

This Week on Xbox brings you all the latest and greatest in Xbox news. This week headlines include the Assassin’s Creed Syndicate Announcement, a breakdown of all the new features in the Destiny add-on, House of Wolves, the release of the May Update for Xbox One and much more.

Enjoy the show!

May 14th 2015, 5:35 pm PT

NERO is Now Available for Xbox One

NEROContent: NERO
Check price and availability in your Xbox LIVE region

Game Description: NERO is a first person adventure game based on puzzle solving and exploration. NERO is a wonderful journey in a magic world where a kid is the key to all locks and the nights aren’t as frightening as you think. Play the role of this kid, followed by a mysterious black-clothed companion, discovering the truth behind this epic journey.

Purchase NERO for Xbox One from the Xbox Games Store

Product Info:
Developer: Storm in a Teacup
Publisher: Storm in a Teacup
Website: NERO
Twitter: @stcware

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