Microsoft's Daily Holiday Deals - Week 1

By zigs00, 7 years ago
Remember last week's December Marketplace Schedule post? And this lovely part of the news?

Fight the urge to sneak a peek at your presents from the family and let Xbox LIVE Marketplace fill your December with holiday surprises. Starting December 18 through December 31, enjoy limited time, one-day discounts on select Xbox LIVE Marketplace content every day – games, movies, blockbuster game add-ons, holiday themes, you name it! Available to all Xbox LIVE Gold and Silver members, everyone can celebrate the countdown to the New Year with a special offer from Xbox LIVE!
Well, keep your eyes peeled on the news and we'll keep you informed of every single deal over the next fortnight! This post will be updated daily with each deal, so please don't forget to keep looking. We're here to save you money and get you some tasty deals and freebies! So, without further ado...

December 18th - 2010 Avatar Glasses
Price: Free!
Celebrate the new year in true style with the hilarious novelty of 2010 glasses. The unisex glasses are not only superbly fashionable, but are also imperative attire for the end of the decade.

December 19th - Worms 2: Armageddon
Price: 400 MSP (50% reduction from 800 MSP)
Prepare yourself for war! The worms are back, and this time they're back with a bang! Prepare yourself for more mayhem than you can handle… "Armageddon" style! With online and offline multiplayer, a raft of new weapons, all new landscape themes, play modes, hats, skins, speech-banks and single player content; it’s a package as high on fun as it is destruction!

December 20th - New Year's Theme
Price: Free! (normally 240 MSP)
Celebrate the new year in style and kit out your dashboard with the perfect dashboard theme to commemorate the end of the noughties!

(US/Japan only) December 21st - Avatar Golf
Price: 160 MSP (60% reduction from 400 MSP)
Hit the links as your Avatar in style. Features: Play as your Avatar, create and share courses over Xbox Live, 8 player online matches, unlockable titles, player statistics, course records, weather conditions and much more! With 7 uniquely themed 18-hole courses you'll have a blast playing Avatar Golf. Avatar Golf is for gamers of all ages and skill levels. Avatar Golf is one of the most successful Indie Games, and a finalist of the 2009 Dream.Build.Play. Competition

(Europe) December 21st - Bing Crosby's "White Christmas" in
Price: 80 MSP (55% reduction from 180 MSP)
I'm dreaming of a white christmas, just like the ones I used to know. Where the treetops glisten and children listen to hear sleigh bells in the snow.

December 22nd - Zune Movies/TV Episodes
Link: n/a - Check your Dashboard
Price: 80 MSP (for all regions)
Today's deal is a bit of a weird one, and varies a lot per region. For most of us, it seems like there is a deal for either a film or TV series' episode on the Zune Marketplace. Check the Spotlight section on your Dashboard to find your deal.
• In the US, it's the movie Stargate: Continuum, a sequel to the long running sci-fi series, Stargate SG-1.
• In the UK and Canada, it's 1988 comedy/horror film Killer Klowns from Outer Space
• In Belgium and the Netherlands, it's the 2004 Razzie-winner Catwoman
• In Germany, it's 1976 Best Picture Oscar Winner Rocky
• In Australia, it's unsurprisingly school-based 1986 comedy Back to School

December 23rd - Marvel vs. Capcom 2
Price: 560 MSP (55% reduction from 1200 MSP)
Fans asked, and Capcom listened! One of the most popular fighting games of all time returns! MvC 2 brings legendary characters from throughout Marvel and Capcom history to duke it out in an insane tag-team fighting experience. Featuring an unprecedented 56-character roster and now with enhanced HD graphics and online play, one of the best fighting games ever just got better!

December 24th - UNO Rush
Price: 400 MSP (50% reduction from 800 MSP)
UNO RUSH™ is a four-player, social party game that's easy to jump into, but hard to leave because you'll have so much fun playing. Sort your cards (even off-turn) so you can play them sequentially when it is your turn. The first player to get rid of all their cards wins the round, and scores points based on the remaining cards in opponents' hands. This fast-paced, family-friendly game is sure to become a hit with you and your friends.