Xbox Live Gold members get four new free games in June – two on Xbox One and two on Xbox 360 – as part of the Games with Gold program.
On Xbox One, Xbox Live Gold members can download Goat Simulator (normally $9.99 ERP) for free during the month of June. The Crew ($29.99 ERP) will be available as a free download from June 16th to July 15th.
On Xbox 360, starting Wednesday, 01 June, Super Meat Boy (normally $14.99 ERP) will be free for Xbox Live Gold members through June 15th. Then on June 16th, Xbox Live Gold Members can download XCOM: Enemy Unknown ($39.99 ERP) for free through June 30th. You can play both Xbox 360 titles on your Xbox One with Backward Compatibility.
*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.
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Microsoft announced today that Xbox One preview members can now play over twenty (20) Xbox 360 games on Xbox One, with over 100 titles slated for release later this year.
Backward compatibility on Xbox One will be a standard feature when it launches later this year. The digital titles that you own and are part of the Back Compat game catalog will automatically show up in the "Ready to Install" section on your Xbox One. For disc-based games that are a part of the Back Compat game catalog, simply insert the disc and the console will begin downloading the game to your hard drive. After the game has finished downloading, you will still need to keep the game disc in the drive to play.
Now you can play a growing number of your Xbox 360 games on Xbox One at no additional cost. With over 100 titles slated for this fall, and hundreds more added every month, Xbox One is now the best place to play your Xbox 360 games.
Starting December 22 through January 5, Microsoft Game Studios will introduce three new downloadable hits as part of Games for the Holidays, exclusively to Xbox LIVE Arcade and for gamers of every level.
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Don't miss this great deal from Xbox LIVE Arcade during the month of December. Just purchase two qualifying games from Arcade (see the list to the right) between December 1 – 20 and receive 400 Microsoft Points—FREE!
To qualify for this special offer, you must first register by downloading the free Arcade Game Offer gamerpic, and then purchase the eligible Arcade games from Xbox LIVE Marketplace using your Xbox LIVE account before December 20.
To take advantage of this great deal, you must download the free Arcade Offer Gamer Picture. You can queue this gamer pic up for download to your console right here:
1. Go to Xbox LIVE Event Registrations
2. Select Arcade Offer from the list and select Download to Xbox 360
3. Select Confirm
4. You'll see a Congratulations! This item has been added to your download queue message.
You can also access the free gamer pic via the banner ads running on Xbox LIVE, or in the Gamer Picture section of the Xbox LIVE dashboard.
You must register for the offer using the same Xbox LIVE gamertag that you will use for your purchase. This promotion starts at 12:01 A.M. Eastern Time (ET) on December 1 and ends at 11:59 P.M. ET on December 20, 2010.
Relive the old school difficulty of classic retro platformers with "Super Meat Boy". Weighing in at 90.4 MB, Super Meat Boy is available for 800 Points until November 21, then the price will be raised to 1200 MSP. A demo/trial is also available.
Leap from walls, jump over seas of buzz saws, and run through crumbling caves and pools of old needles. Super Meat Boy relives the old school difficulty of classic retro platformers and streamlines it down to the essentials, no BS, just straight-forward twitch reflex platforming, and all while sacrificing his own well-being to save his damsel in distress.
Content: Super Meat Boy Price: 800 Points until November 21, then the price will be 1200 Points Availability: All Xbox LIVE Regions Dash Text: Super Meat Boy is a tough as nails platformer where you play as an animated cube of meat who's trying to save his girlfriend (who happens to be made of bandages) from an evil fetus in a jar wearing a tux. Our meaty hero will leap from walls, over seas of buzz saws, through crumbling caves and pools of old needles. Sacrificing his own well being to save his damsel in distress. Super Meat Boy brings the old school difficulty of classic retro titles we all know and love and stream lines them down to the essential no bull straight forward twitch reflex platforming.