Shocktober Brings Discounts to Xbox LIVE

By Rebecca Smith, 2 years ago
While we usually attempt to roundup all of the Xbox LIVE sale information on a Tuesday, sometimes Microsoft decides to throw a curveball that lays waste to the best made plans. The latest curveball is the start of the Shocktober promotion that sees a handful of titles and a long list of avatar costumes discounted until October 31st. Here is the list:

Games on Demand

Murdered: Soul Suspect (Xbox One) - Now US$49.99 / £31.99 / €39.99 / AU$56.20

Games on Demand

Alice: Madness Returns - 75% discount - Now US$4.99 / £3.74 / €4.99 / AU$7.48
Dead Island Riptide - 50% discount - Now US$9.99 / £7.49 / €9.99 / AU$14.97
Dead Space - 67% discount - Now US$5.09 / £5.09 / €6.79 / AU$6.78
Mass Effect - 75% discount - Now US$4.99 / £3.74 / €4.99 / AU$7.48 / ¥756

Xbox 360 DLC with Achievements

Dead Space 3 - 50% discount
• "Dead Space™ 3 Awakened" - Now US$4.99 / £3.37 / €4.74 / AU$4.97

Avatar Items

There are a fair few avatar costumes on sale too. All of the below items are discounted to US$1.99 / £1.34 / €1.89 / AU$1.97 / ¥205.

Abraxas Costume - Male
Angelica Costume - Female
Buzz Lightyear Costume - Male
Cantina Band Costume - Female / Male
Captain Jack Sparrow Costume - Male
Dash Costume - Male
Deadpool Classic Outfit - Female / Male
Haunted Mansion Butler - Male
Haunted Mansion Maid - Female
Imperial Snowtrooper Suit - Female / Male
Iron Man Mark XLII Armor - Female / Male
Jack Skellington Costume - Male
Jessie Costume - Female
Loki Costume - Female / Male
Nick Fury Costume - Female / Male
Pigs In Space Costume - Female / Male
Quorra Costume - Female
Sally Costume - Female
Sherriff Woody Costume - Male
Sif Costume - Female
Thor Costume - Male
Tomorrowland Authority Costume - Female / Male
Tusken Raider Costume - Female / Male
Violet Costume - Female
Zuckuss - Female / Male

To round out the deals, there is a variety of TV shows and movies on sale. For a list of these titles, be sure to check your console. Finally, for those that are likely to spend a fair amount of money on content, Microsoft wishes to remind you of the current Xbox LIVE Rewards offer. You can earn 5,000 credits if you spend $50 / £30 or more on horror-themed Games on Demand, Arcade Games, Avatar items, themes, movies, or TV Season Passes between October 15th and October 31st. Only Games on Demand that are less than $50 / £30 qualify for the offer.

Thanks to the members of the community who sent this one in!
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.