Starting today, Xbox Live Gold subscribers can save up to 80% off a new selection of Xbox video games including Injustice 2, Street Fighter IV, Elite Dangerous and many Transformer titles. On the Xbox One, this week’s highlights include The Legend of Korra (75% off), the Van Helsing Double Pack (50% off), Shadow Warrior (70%) as well as Dear Esther: Landmark Edition (80% off). Only seven Xbox 360 titles are being discounted this week including four Transformer games and the popular fighting game Super Street Fighter IV (this one is also backward compatible on the Xbox One.)
You can find the full list of discounted titles on Major Nelson’s blog, but as usual, we’ve added more details about our favorite deals below.
Xbox One Deals
Power up and build the ultimate version of your favorite DC legends in INJUSTICE 2. •EVERY BATTLE DEFINES YOU: With every match you’ll earn gear to equip, customize and evolve your roster. •A NEW THREAT RISES: Picking up where Injustice left off, Batman struggles against Superman’s regime, as a new threat appears that will put Earth’s very existence at risk. •THE BEST OF DC: Choose from the biggest DC Universe roster ever and battle across iconic locations in epic scale battles. •BUILT BY NETHERREALM: Developers of the best-selling and critically acclaimed MORTAL KOMBAT franchise.
Starting with only a small starship and a few credits, do whatever it takes to earn the skill, knowledge, wealth and power to survive in a cutthroat galaxy and stand among the ranks of the iconic Elite. In an age of galactic superpowers and interstellar war, every player’s story influences the connected galaxy and evolving narrative. Governments fall, battles are lost and won, and humanity’s frontier is reshaped, all by players’ actions. Explore, trade, fight and survive in Elite Dangerous’ massively multiplayer galaxy, and challenge the world in CQC: Close Quarter Combat. Become Elite in the interstellar PVP arenas of the ultimate 34th century gladiatorial contest.
An ancient evil force has emerged from the portals and threatens the balance of both worlds! Only the Avatar stands a chance in defeating this new threat! • Original Avatar storyline penned by the TV show’s creators. • Wield the power of all 4 elements—water, earth, fire, and air as only the Avatar can! • Change bending styles at any time to unleash devastating combos. • Beat overwhelming odds by activating the all-powerful Avatar state.
Xbox 360 Deals
Street Fighter IV took the world by storm and now it’s back, and more Super than ever with Super Street Fighter IV! Ten new fighters, nostalgic Bonus Stages, new spectator features and the awesome Replay Channel will draw you in for one more brutal fight!
TRANSFORMERS: Fall of Cybertron transports you to the final days of the planet Cybertron where you will experience the darkest hours of the apocalyptic war between the Autobots and Decepticons. Embark on an adrenaline-fueled journey through a wide range of missions and massive environments designed around each character’s unique abilities.
All discounts will be valid through Monday, December 25. We’re still waiting to see if the traditional Xbox holiday sale is coming back this year, and we’ll let you know if we hear anything about it later this week.Further reading: Deals with Gold, Video Games, Xbox One