XBL Content Roundup: July 1st, 2014

By Rebecca Smith, 2 years ago
As promised, Sniper Elite 3 came out today in North America for both the Xbox 360 and Xbox One. The details can be found here.

DLC without Achievements

Today's showing more than makes up for last week. There is new DLC for one Xbox One title, four Xbox 360 titles and three titles that can be found on both consoles. As usual, Xbox One DLC can only be purchased through the console, so all price links below lead to the Xbox 360 version of the content.

AFL Live 2 (Australia only)
• "AFL Live 2 - 2014 Season Pack" – AU$15.95
Featuring: - AFL 2014 fixture updates including NAB Challenge - Updated 2014 player ratings - 2014 AFL Club playing lists - Updated player likeness for star players - Updated 2014 on-field uniforms - Alternative controller mapping - New Custom Player and Team creation - New cut-scenes - Updated Stadia and the new Adelaide Oval! - New Free Roam Mode• "AFL Live 2 - Compatibility Pack" – FREE
This FREE Compatibility Pack enables you to play online with other users that have purchased the ‘2014 Season Pack’ or have downloaded the Compatibility Pack. Please note, this download does not allow you to use the contents of the ‘2014 Season Pack’. This download is highly recommended for all players even if you have not purchased the ‘2014 Season Pack’.Call of Duty: Ghosts and Call of Duty: Ghosts (Xbox 360)
• "Call of Duty®: Ghosts - Abstract Pack" – US$1.99 / £1.69 / €1.99 / AU$2.65 / ¥206
Sometimes you have to engage in Post-modern warfare. Deploy with the vivid Abstract Personalization Pack, complete with a masterfully painted camo, ink-splattered reticle, patch, playercard and background.• "Call of Duty®: Ghosts - Bling Character Pack" – US$1.99 / £1.69 / €1.99 / AU$2.65 / ¥206
Live the high life head-to-toe with the Bling Character Pack. Blind your enemies with a gold and diamond accented uniform and 2 different headgear options.• "Call of Duty®: Ghosts - Blunt Force Character Pack" – US$1.99 / £1.69 / €1.99 / AU$2.65 / ¥206
Arm yourself with the Blunt Force Character Pack and enemies will experience leafy defeat at your hands. The pack comes complete with a leafy uniform and 2 different headgear options.• "Call of Duty®: Ghosts - Hydra Pack" – US$1.99 / £1.69 / €1.99 / AU$2.65 / ¥206
More dragon heads equal more fire, and that is just what the Hydra Personalization Pack delivers thanks to a fiery camo, reticle, patch, playercard and background.• "Call of Duty®: Ghosts - Inferno Character Pack" – US$1.99 / £1.69 / €1.99 / AU$2.65 / ¥206
A firefight really becomes a fire fight with the Inferno Character Pack. Burn down any multiplayer match by equipping this eye-catching uniform and 2 different headgear options.• "Call of Duty®: Ghosts - Leopard Pack" – US$1.99 / £1.69 / €1.99 / AU$2.65 / ¥206
Stalk your prey in the shadows with the Leopard Personalization Pack, featuring an animal print camo for your weapons, plus a themed reticle, patch, playercard and background.• "Call of Duty®: Ghosts - Nebula Pack" – US$1.99 / £1.69 / €1.99 / AU$2.65 / ¥206
Look light-years ahead of your competition with the Nebula Personalization Pack. This pack comes complete with a nebular camo, reticle, patch, playercard and background.• "Call of Duty®: Ghosts - Skulls Pack" – US$1.99 / £1.69 / €1.99 / AU$2.65 / ¥206
Send your enemies to the grave with the Skulls Personalization Pack. Deck your kit out with an undead themed camo, reticle, patch, playercard and background.• "Call of Duty®: Ghosts - Tattoo Pack" – US$1.99 / £1.69 / €1.99 / AU$2.65 / ¥206
The Tattoo Personalization Pack gets you ready for life on the high seas. Set sail with a nautical camo, anchored reticle, as well as patch, playercard and background.• "Call of Duty®: Ghosts - Weapon - The Maverick" – US$3.99 / £3.49 / €3.99 / AU$5.35 / ¥411
Outfitted with a lightweight wood stock and a digital screen display, players can choose to use the Maverick as either an assault rifle or sniper rifle, depending on their tactical needs. As an Assault Rifle the weapon’s fire rate becomes fully auto with relatively high damage at range, and as a Sniper Rifle the Maverick sports an advanced scope and a semi-auto rate of fire.• "Call of Duty®: Ghosts - Weapon - The Ripper" – US$3.99 / £3.49 / €3.99 / AU$5.35 / ¥411
Provides players with two different configurations: medium to short-range capability as a Sub Machine-Gun (SMG), and medium to long-range as an Assault Rifle (AR). This unique 2-in-1 weapon has the ability to switch from SMG to AR and back again on the fly in the midst of battle, at the touch of a button, giving maximum flexibility to adjust to a variety of map types and tactics.

Enemy Front
• "Multiplayer Expansion Pack" – US$4.99 / £3.99 / €4.99 / AU$6.65
Multiplayer DLC includes 4 MP Maps and one special MP mode The Great Escape. Forza Motorsport 5
• "Hot Wheels® Car Pack" – US$9.99 / £7.99
The car pack includes a total of 10 beautiful vehicles, seven of which are all new to “Forza,” including the Lamborghini Veneno, the Lotus Type 49, Audi Auto Union Type D. Players can experience Lamborghini’s 50th anniversary car, the dramatic 2013 Lamborghini Veneno – a “First in Forza” exclusive -- or travel back in time with the 1939 Audi Union Type D, the pinnacle of pre-war racing, or the 1952 Ferrari 375, the car that started Enzo Ferrari’s post-war racing dynasty. And if you’re craving something brand new, try Audi’s latest offering for the everyday enthusiast, the all-new 2015 Audi S3 Sedan. The rest of the pack includes additional appearances of your favorite cars from Toyota, Mazda, Ford, and more.

Grand Theft Auto V (Xbox 360)
• "The Independence Day Special" – FREE
From Paleto Bay to the Port of Los Santos and everywhere in between, it’s time to celebrate the birthplace of freedom with The Independence Day Special (in association with Ammu-Nation) for Grand Theft Auto Online. Demonstrate your exceptionalism and own the road from sea to shining sea with two new star spangled rides, the Sovereign motorcycle and the super-sized Liberator monster truck. And protect your rights the same way our Founding Fathers did with the latest addition to Ammu-Nation's antiques collection, the high-powered Musket... or channel your inner Jack Howitzer with the spectacular Firework Rocket Launcher. Seven new properties have been added to the Dynasty 8 rolls, including locations in Paleto Bay and Vinewood Hills that provide plenty of yard space to scorch the grass with your very own Fireworks show. Use up to twelve varieties with different fuse lengths to create a spectacle that would make even the most battle-hardened Republican Space Ranger shed a tear. If you prefer rickety amusements operated by minimum wage teenage workers over incendiary lawn displays, then venture down to Pleasure Pier where you can now ride the Ferris Whale and the Leviathan Roller Coaster. This limited-time update also features an overabundance of patriotic flare: show off nationalistic pride with a "Made in the U.S.A." t-shirt, a backwoods mullet or let the eagle soar with an animal mask featuring this great nation's most fearsome and majestic creatures.

Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare and Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare (Xbox 360)
• "Plants vs. Zombies™ Garden Warfare - Tactical Taco Party Pack" – FREE
Plants vs. Zombies™ Garden Warfare further expands its depth and tactical gameplay with the Tactical Taco Party Pack. This update contains the all-new map Jewel Junction, game mode Vanquish Confirmed, an 8 vs. 8 mixed mode playlist, and much more!

Rocksmith 2014 Edition (Xbox 360)
• "Billy Talent Song Pack" – US$11.99 / £9.59 / €11.99 / AU$15.95 / ¥1,481
Play "Devil in a Midnight Mass", "Fallen Leaves", "Red Flag", "Try Honesty" and "Viking Death March" by Billy Talent on any electric guitar. Each song includes a new Authentic Tone. NOTE: Rocksmith® 2014 game disc is required for play. Music credits available at www.rocksmith.com.• "Billy Talent - Devil in a Midnight Mass" – US$2.99 / £2.39 / €2.99 / AU$3.95 / ¥360
• "Billy Talent - Fallen Leaves" – US$2.99 / £2.39 / €2.99 / AU$3.95 / ¥360
• "Billy Talent - Red Flag" – US$2.99 / £2.39 / €2.99 / AU$3.95 / ¥360
• "Billy Talent - Try Honesty" – US$2.99 / £2.39 / €2.99 / AU$3.95 / ¥360
• "Billy Talent - Viking Death March" – US$2.99 / £2.39 / €2.99 / AU$3.95 / ¥360

Watch_Dogs and Watch_Dogs (Xbox 360)
• "Watch_Dogs Access Granted Pack" – US$6.99 / £5.59 / €6.99 / AU$9.35 / ¥926
Extend your hacking abilities in 3 new missions. Unlock 6 additional skins and access new powerful perks to increase your control over Chicago. This Pack contains : • The Signature Shot Pack • The Untouchable Pack • The Cyberpunk Pack • The Blume Agent Pack • The Breakthrough Pack • The Palace Pack • The DedSec Shadow PackXbox 360 Demos

There are two new demos this week, although both have region restrictions. The first demo is not available in North America, while the second demo is only available in North America.

MotoGP 14 (Not North America)
Size: 1.05 GB
Exclusive to XBL Gold members until July 8th
Download here
Experience all the thrills of being a MotoGP™ rider. MotoGP™14 features all the liveries and all the riders from the 2014 season. Choose to race as Marquez, Rossi or Crutchlow and take on your opponents in the TIM Grand Prix of Italy, or rewrite history with the Real Events mode! This is just a small sample of what awaits you in the full game!Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution
Size: 1.65 GB
Exclusive to XBL Gold members until July 8th
Download here
For a limited time, play online battles in NARUTO SHIPPUDEN: Ultimate Ninja STORM Revolution DEMO! Fight against rivals and score battle points to become a top player in the rankings. Single player arcade mode is also included. New characters introduced in this installment and Mecha-Naruto, new character designed by Masashi Kishimoto is also playable! Experience the evolved battle system including Ultimate Combo Jutsu that can be performed with a combination of set characters and True Awakening!
Rebecca Smith
Written by Rebecca Smith
Rebecca is the Newshound Manager at TrueGaming Network. She has been contributing articles since 2010, especially those that involve intimidatingly long lists. When not writing news, she works in an independent game shop so that she can spend all day talking about games too. She'll occasionally go outside.