The News You Need to Know From Microsoft's X10

By zigs00, 6 years ago
The Microsoft X10 Show is a press-only games convention taking place in Los Angeles today. No boring explanation needed really, I'll jump right in with the facts:

• The Halo: Reach multiplayer beta will kick off on May 3. You will be able to access the beta via the Halo 3: ODST game disc.

• Two DLC packs for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 will be timed exclusives on the 360, arriving this Spring.

Dead Rising 2 will release in North America on Aug. 31, Japan on Sept. 2 and Europe on Sept. 3.

Dead Rising: CASE ZERO an exclusive download only on Xbox LIVE, will launch prior to the full game and provide a playable prologue that bridges the story between the two titles.

Alan Wake will launch May 18 in North America and May 21 in Europe. Players can pre-order the title to receive the Bright Falls Bonus Pack, which includes exclusive content like Avatar gear, an Xbox LIVE theme, and a “making of” featurette

• The previously announced Left 4 Dead 2 DLC pack, The Passing (Left 4 Dead 2 DLC Revealed) is scheduled to hit the marketplace "late March" and will be complemented by new DLC for the original Left 4 Dead. Valve are also launching a digital Left4Dead comic that bridges the gap between the two DLC packs

• The Xbox 360 Final Fantasy XIII Special Edition Bundle will release starting March 9 for $399, and include a 250GB Hard Drive, two Wireless Controllers, exclusive downloadable content and a Standard Edition copy of the game.

Toy Soldiers will kick off the Xbox LIVE Arcade Block Party on March 3, priced at 1200 MSP.

Perfect Dark (800 MSP), Scrap Metal (1200 MSP) and Game Room will launch this March as a part of the Xbox LIVE Arcade Block Party.

Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell Conviction will release at retailers starting April 13 in North America, April 16 in the United Kingdom, and April 28 in Japan.

Lost Planet 2 will launch in North America and Europe on May 18. As well as the previously announced Gears of War characters Dom and Marcus (see here: Capcom Announces Spring Line-Up Release Dates), the game will also feature a playable character in the form of Resident Evil 5 (Xbox 360)'s Wesker.

Fable III will be available this holiday season
The above is all from Major Nelson's blog, which you can see for yourself via the external link below.