Upcoming Xbox LIVE Content Detailed


The good folks at Microsoft have today unveiled the content that will be hitting the Xbox LIVE Marketplace from August 23rd to September 5th.

Highlights include the arrival of Street Fighter III 3rd Strike (available now) and Mortal Kombat Arcade Kollection (August 31st) on Xbox LIVE Arcade, as well as the Games on Demand price reduction of Gears of War and Gears of War 2. Oh and how can we forget the Call of Duty: Black Ops Rezurrection Zombies map pack, which will be available on August 23rd.

For full details of all the upcoming content, check out the list below.

Xbox LIVE Arcade Release DatePrice MS Points
Hole in The Wall24 August800
Street Fighter III 3rd Strike24 August1200
Crazy Machines Elements24 August800
Mortal Kombat Arcade Kollection31 August800
The BaconingAugust 311200
Ugly Americans: Apocalypsegeddon31 August800

Game Add-ons


Release Date


Price MS Points

Call of Duty: Black Ops Rezurrection23 August1200
Dragon Age II Item Pack 2August 23400

Sales  & Specials


Discount Date



Activision Publisher Game Content Sale– Games on demand, Add-ons, and more from the “Call of Duty” franchise30 August – 5 SeptUp to 50% off

Deal of the Week


Discount Dates


Price MS Points

If You Missed It…
Bulletstorm Gun Sonata DLC Pack23 August – 29 August400 (50% off)
Bulletstorm Blood Symphony DLC Pack23 August – 29 August400 (50% off)
Red Faction®:  Battlegrounds™23 August – 29 August400 (50% off)
Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell Conviction™:  Deniable Ops Insurgency Pack23 August – 29 August400 (50% off)
Hydrophobia23 August – 29 August400 (50% off)
Manic Machines
Gatling Gears30 August – 5 Sept400 (50% off)
Metal Arms:  Glitch In The System30 August – 5 Sept800 (33% off)
BioShock 2:  Minerva’s Den30 August – 5 Sept400 (50% off)
Borderlands Claptrap New Revolutions30 August – 5 Sept400 (50% off)

Games on Demand


Release Date

WWE® Smackdown® vs. Raw® 201123 August
MySims SkyHeroes23 August
Dynasty Warriors 5: Empires23 August
de Blob® 223 August
Wheelman™30 August
Sniper: Ghost Warrior30 August

Games on Demand


Price Reduction Date

Gears of War23 August – 30 August
Gears of War 223 August – 30 August

Avatar Marketplace


Release Date

Deus Ex: Human Revolution23 August
Dead Island25 August
Robo Cop25 August
Ugly Americans25 August
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 32 September

Additional Content


Release Date


Price MS Points

“Air Band” in Kinect Fun Labs22 August240

Indie Games Summer Uprising

Raventhorne22 August240
Battle High: San Bruno23 August80
Cute Things Dying Violently24 August80
T.E.C. 300125 August240
Doom and Destiny26 August240
Take Arms29 August240
SpeedRunner HD30 August240
Train Frontier Express31 August240
Chester1 September240
Redd: The Lost Temple2 September240

Zune Marketplace


Release Date

Hop29 August
Hanna29 August
Trust29 August
Water For Elephants5 September
Fast Five – Fast & Furious Five5 September

Joint Editor-in-Chief of this wonderful place. Over 10 years of games industry experience on all sides of the fence and more! Huge Metal Gear fan and all-round geek.


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