Microsoft Holding 'Back to School' Sale

By Michelle Balsan, 4 years ago
We've come to that time of year that many school-aged folks and people employed by schools dread: The first day of classes. Microsoft apparently is aiming to ease the blow by putting many items on sale over Xbox LIVE this week. Now everyone, go ahead and check how much lunch money you have and see what's more important to you: A nutritious meal that will get you through the rest of the day or that XBLA game you skipped on while hoping for the eventual sale.

Don't kid yourself. You're here at TrueAchievements reading this very article right now. Here are the games that will be vying for your Microsoft Points this week. Download links are in the Sale price:

Xbox LIVE Arcade
3D Ultra Minigolf Adventures - 800 MSP 200 MSP
Assault Heroes - 400 MSP 200 MSP
Assault Heroes 2 - 400 MSP 200 MSP
Bloodforge - 1200 MSP 600 MSP
Carcassonne - 800 MSP 400 MSP
Geometry Wars: Retro Evolved² - 800 MSP 400 MSP
Joe Danger: Special Edition - 1200 MSP 600 MSP
Mortal Kombat Arcade Kollection - 800 MSP 400 MSP
Pinball FX2 (Xbox 360) - 800 MSP 400 MSP
Raskulls - 800 MSP 400 MSP
Rock of Ages - 800 MSP 400 MSP
Rocket Riot - 800 MSP 200 MSP
Sam & Max Beyond Time and Space - 1600 MSP 800 MSP
Sam & Max Save the World - 1600 MSP 800 MSP
Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode I - 800 MSP 400 MSP
Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode II - 1200 MSP 600 MSP
Stacking - 1200 MSP 300 MSP
The Simpsons Arcade - 800 MSP 400 MSP
Warp - 800 MSP 400 MSP

Avatar Gear
Bloodforge
Mini-Cailleach - 240 MSP 120 MSP
Mini-Balor - 240 MSP 120 MSP
Rock of Ages
Boulder Helmet - 160 MSP 80 MSP
Mini-Boulder Pet - 240 MSP 120 MSP

Game Add-ons
FIFA 12 - "EA SPORTS UEFA EURO 2012" - 1800 MSP 900 MSP (This contains achievements)
Forza Motorsport 4 - "Porsche Expansion Pack" - 1600 MSP 800 MSP (This contains achievements)
Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock - "Metallica "Death Magnetic" Full Album" - 1440 720 MSP
Joe Danger: Special Edition - "Showtime Content Pack " - 240 MSP 120 MSP
Metro 2033 - "Ranger Pack" - 240 MSP 120 MSP (This contains achievements)
Pinball FX2 (Xbox 360) - "Marvel: Vengeance and Virtue" - 800 MSP 400 MSP (This contains achievements)
Transformers: War For Cybertron - "Map and Character Pack #1" - 400 MSP 200 MSP
Transformers: War For Cybertron - "Map and Character Pack #2" - 400 MSP 200 MSP

This sale will be live until September 10th.
Michelle Balsan
Written by Michelle Balsan
Michelle is the Assistant Manager of the Newshounds at TrueAchievements and has been a member of staff since 2010. When not contributing to gaming websites, she makes her living as a mild-mannered librarian. She can be compelled to play just about anything if there's a co-op component, and has been playing games with friends and siblings since the Atari 2600. As it's reportedly healthy to have hobbies outside of gaming, she also roots for some of the most difficult sporting franchises to root for, the New York Mets and New York Jets, but offsets that by rooting for the New Jersey Devils. She's also seen pretty much none of the movies you have, but she's working on that.