Forza Horizon 3, GTA V and other Rockstar Games titles highlight this week’s Deals with Gold

Laurent Giret

Xbox’s Major Nelson has just announced this week’s Deals with Gold and Spotlight sale, which includes the critically-acclaimed open world racing Forza Horizon 3 plus many hit titles from Rockstar Games. If you’re an Xbox Live Gold subscriber, you can take advantage of a 40% discount on the Standard Edition of Forza Horizon 3, but all Xbox One gamers can also save up to 50% on the game’s Deluxe and Ultimate editions.

On the Xbox One, this week’s Deals with Gold also includes HITMAN – The Complete First Season, Homefront: The Revolution and Farming Simulator 15, which are all 60% off. On the Xbox 360, you probably don’t want to miss the up to 67% discounts on GTA IV, GTA V, Max Payne 3, Midnight Club: LA and Red Dead Redemption (both GTA IV and Red Dead Redemption are also backward compatible on the Xbox One).

As usual, we invite you to check the full list of discounted titles on Major Nelson’s blog post, but you can find more details about our favorite deals below.

Xbox One Deals

Forza Horizon 3 ($35.99 with Xbox Live Gold)

You’re in charge of the Horizon Festival. Customize everything, hire and fire your friends, and explore Australia in over 350 of the world’s greatest cars. Make your Horizon the ultimate celebration of cars, music, and freedom of the open road. How you get there is up to you.

Hitman – The Complete First Season ($24 with Xbox Live Gold)

Featuring all of the Season One locations and episodes from the Prologue, Paris, Sapienza, Marrakesh, Bangkok, Colorado, and Hokkaido. As Agent 47, you will perform contract hits on powerful, high-profile targets in an intense spy-thriller story across a world of assassination.

Grand Theft Auto V ($30)

Experience Rockstar Games’ critically acclaimed open world game, Grand Theft Auto V. When a young street hustler, a retired bank robber and a terrifying psychopath find themselves entangled with some of the most frightening and deranged elements of the criminal underworld, the U.S. government and the entertainment industry, they must pull off a series of dangerous heists to survive in a ruthless city in which they can trust nobody, least of all each other.

Xbox 360 Deals

Grand Theft Auto IV ($7.99)

What does the American Dream mean today? For Niko Bellic, fresh off the boat from Europe, it is the hope he can escape his past. For his cousin, Roman, it is the vision that together they can find fortune in Liberty City, gateway to the land of opportunity. As they slip into debt and are dragged into a criminal underworld by a series of shysters, thieves and sociopaths, they discover that the reality is very different from the dream in a city that worships money and status, and is heaven for those who have them and a living nightmare for those who don’t.

Max Payne 3 ($9.99)

For Max Payne, the tragedies that took his loved ones years ago are wounds that refuse to heal. No longer a cop, close to washed up and addicted to pain killers, Max takes a job in São Paulo, Brazil, protecting the family of wealthy real estate mogul Rodrigo Branco, in an effort to finally escape his troubled past. But as events spiral out of his control, Max finds himself alone on the streets of an unfamiliar city, desperately searching for the truth and fighting for a way out. Combining cutting edge shooting mechanics featuring advanced Bullet Time® and Shootdodge™ effects with a dark and twisted story, Max Payne 3 is a seamless, highly detailed, cinematic experience from Rockstar Games.

Red Dead Redemption ($9.89)

America, 1911. The Wild West is dying. When federal agents threaten his family, former outlaw John Marston is forced to pick up his guns again and hunt down the gang of criminals he once called friends. Experience an epic fight for survival across the sprawling expanses of the American West and Mexico, as John Marston struggles to bury his blood-stained past, one man at a time.

All discounts will be valid through August 14, let us know in the comments if you found any interesting games to purchase in the list.