This week, Xbox gamers will have another opportunity to save big on some great Xbox games. In addition to the weekly Deals with Gold for Xbox Live Gold subscribers, Xbox's Major Nelson has announced a Microsoft Publisher Sale covering both the Xbox One and Xbox 360. The special sale includes many great first-party games such as Gears of War 4, Halo 5: Guardians and Killer Instinct: Definitive Edition, but there are also many third-party gems such as Rise of the Tomb Raider, Quantum Break or Sunset Overdrive as well.
If you're an Xbox Live Gold subscriber, you can also save 50% off some great recent titles such as Battlefield 1, Titanfall 2 and Mafia 3. You can find more details about our favorite deals below, and as usual we invite you to check Major Nelson's blog post to get the full list of discounted games. Some games and content have even been given discounts up to 80% so it's well worth having a look.
Xbox One Deals
It’s 1968 and after years of combat in Vietnam, Lincoln Clay knows this truth: family isn’t who you’re born with, it’s who you die for. Now back home in New Bordeaux, Lincoln is set on escaping a criminal past. But when his surrogate family, the black mob, is betrayed and wiped out by the Italian Mafia, Lincoln builds a new family on the ashes of the old and blazes a path of military-grade revenge through those responsible. Intense gun fights, visceral hand-to-hand combat, white knuckle driving and street smarts will all be needed. But with the right crew, tough decisions and some dirty hands, it’s possible to make it to the top of the city's underworld.
A new saga begins for one of the most acclaimed video game franchises in history. After narrowly escaping an attack on their village, JD Fenix and his friends, Kait and Del, must rescue the ones they love and discover the source of a monstrous new enemy.
Real-time strategy makes an explosive return to the Halo universe in Halo Wars 2. Lead Spartans, Warthogs and other classic Halo fighting forces in a brutal war against a terrifying new enemy on the biggest Halo battlefield ever.
Xbox 360 Deals
You are the deadliest sniper in the elite Ghost Warrior unit. Positioned deep within enemy territory, deliver precision firepower and test your skills in an epic story of intrigue and betrayal. Feel the kill as you control your breathing and experience a realistic ballistics system. Epic single player campain and multiplayer sniper battles. Powered by cutting-edge CryENGINE® 3 technology.
As the best-selling RPG on the original Xbox, Fable pioneered every player’s choice having a consequence. With Fable Anniversary, a spectacular HD remaster of the original Fable, players will be reminded of why the franchise is so special and unique. All new textures and 3D models, an entirely new lighting system, a slick new interface, achievements, and all of the content from “The Lost Chapters,” make Fable Anniversary the definitive Fable experience for faithful fans and new players alike!
The end is here. Life as you knew it has gone to hell after the mother of all zombie outbreaks. Now you and the few scattered survivors must band together to survive and rebuild in a 3rd-person action game set in a dynamic open world. You choose where to make your stand, designing and fortifying your home base, performing daring raids for food and ammunition, and rescuing other playable survivors with unique talents.
All these deals will only be valid through May 29. As always, let us know what you think of this selection by dropping us a comment below.