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Xbox One Sale Roundup: March 7th, 2017

  • Posted on 07 March 17 at 19:44
    So do you get the same content in 20 Year Celebration edition of Rise of the Tomb Raider as you do for the standalone plus season pass? Because that way works out £5 cheaper...
  • Posted on 07 March 17 at 19:58
    NO1KEV said:
    Tempted by the dead rising 4 season pass but it does seem a bit strange that none of the dlc has been released for it yet. I only ever buy dlc if it has achs so I think ill wait.
    That's what I was thinking. DR4 must be selling really poorly for the season pass to go on sale this early. Honestly though they deserve the poor sales seeing as the game not only launched full of glitches, but continues to be full of them 3 months later.
  • Ultras500Ultras500897,549
    Posted on 07 March 17 at 20:03
    So I am seeing on Major Nelsons blog the Battlefront season pass is on sale at 50% off but it shows at £23.99, is that the normal price?
  • xbox4xmas07xbox4xmas07454,115
    Posted on 07 March 17 at 20:15
    Mysterio400 said:
    So is there any reason to buy the 20 Year Celebration pack for $35 over just buying the game and the season pass for $27.50 together? Is there something extra the pack offers that I'm overlooking?
    I have this exact same question, if anyone happens to know the answer.
  • BigNev44BigNev441,890,514
    Posted on 07 March 17 at 20:21
    Dead Rising 4 and The Witcher 3 Season Pass for me!
  • Posted on 07 March 17 at 20:49
    35% off on DR4 are you kidding me??
  • AnatanaAnatana236,722
    Posted on 07 March 17 at 21:01
    I just finished the DLC for witcher 3 a couple of weeks ago...it's FANTASTIC. Hearts of stone is really good, Olgierd is a great character. But the Touissant DLC....is ridiculous. It's as big as some games. The world building is incredible. Skellege is great for those who like Gwent. It's just a monumental achievement when taken all together.
  • SirBaxter77SirBaxter77141,260
    Posted on 07 March 17 at 21:57
    I dont know if am missing anything but isnt it cheaper to buy Tomb Raider + season pass and not the bundle? I am NOT one complaining about a rare 75% DLC sale for once, but it seems abit wierd, should at least be the same price...
  • Posted on 07 March 17 at 23:59
    Anybody keen for Dead Rising 4 Deluxe Edition, check to see the cost to buy the game and Season Pass separately.

    In Aussie land, you can save almost $2 if buying separate rather than bundled.
  • HolyHalfDeadHolyHalfDead679,849
    Posted on 08 March 17 at 01:18
    These are the deals I have spotted that haven't been picked up:

    Astroneer 20% off
    The Long Dark 30% off
    Rivals of Aether 50% off
    The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
    - Expansion Pass 40% off (Gold Exclusive) (has achievements)
    - Hearts of Stone for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt 40% off (Gold Exclusive) (has achievements)
    - Blood and Wine for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt 40% off (Gold Exclusive) (has achievements)

    Dead or Alive 5 Last Round Sale until 29th March 2017
    - Schoolgirl Strikers Mashup Set 40% off
    - Tatsunoko Mashup Costume Set 40% off
    - Last Getaway Costume Set 30% off
    - Ultimate Christie Content 30% off
    - Ultimate Marie Rose Content 30% off
    - Ultimate Rachel Content 30% off
    - Ultimate Phase 4 Content 30% off

    Taken from HolyHalfDead's blog post - Special Offers and Free Stuff
    He's not a man. He's the holy Half-Dead who has seen the Underverse and returned with powers you can't imagine.
  • superniceguysuperniceguy419,325
    Posted on 08 March 17 at 01:59
    Rise of the Tomb Raider not a great price. 20 year version is £19.99 on PSN store, £15 cheaper.
  • McTennisDMcTennisD1,018,514
    Posted on 08 March 17 at 04:11
    I know it is going to come across as lazy, but I would find it really helpful if the t.a. ratio of each game was listed in the info where the "unobtainable" achievements get listed
  • Posted on 08 March 17 at 07:41, Edited on 08 March 17 at 07:41 by FuzzedUpCookie
    TrueAchievement said:
    We've tweaked our routines and we're now picking up Season Passes and Game Preview.

    I've updated the story.
    Then why is it that it still doesn't include the The Witcher 3 expansion pass and both DLCs as separate entries?! laugh not complaining, just saying wink
    Boosting achieves/games on my to-do/boost-request list. Interested? Send me a PM on TA/XBL!
  • Stevo6483Stevo6483303,723
    Posted on 08 March 17 at 11:01
    Ultras500 said:
    So I am seeing on Major Nelsons blog the Battlefront season pass is on sale at 50% off but it shows at £23.99, is that the normal price?
    The Ultimate Edition of the game is on sale - £15. That gets you all the DLC plus the base game for cheaper than the current price of the Season Pass. I bought it last week just for the DLC. Plenty of people in the lobbies now too.

    Stevo6483 said:
    Man I'm so tempted to get the Mega Man Legacy Collection. Loved those games on the NES but don't know if I can be bothered to play through them again. Got too many 360 and One games to play without adding some NES games into the mix redface
    Buckled. Picked it up lol. Only a fiver. Be rude not to.
    Stoke me a clipper, I'll be back for Christmas... Whatever!
  • korenbloemkorenbloem174,337
    Posted on 08 March 17 at 21:31
    WTF.

    Rise of the TombRaider 20 dollar. But if you live in Europe you pay 35 euro.
    According to Google conversion 20 dollar is 18.97 euro.

    That is 84% more.
  • HolyHalfDeadHolyHalfDead679,849
    Posted on 09 March 17 at 00:40, Edited on 09 March 17 at 00:41 by HolyHalfDead
    korenbloem said:
    WTF.

    Rise of the TombRaider 20 dollar. But if you live in Europe you pay 35 euro.
    According to Google conversion 20 dollar is 18.97 euro.

    That is 84% more.
    What's your point? Petrol is cheaper in the US. Cars are cheaper in the US. Heck most things are cheaper in the US, but minimum wage is also less.

    Anyway, just change your region to US and buy it from there.
    He's not a man. He's the holy Half-Dead who has seen the Underverse and returned with powers you can't imagine.
  • lytslyts140,500
    Posted on 09 March 17 at 02:19
    ¨Maybe gonna buy Prototype facepalm
  • PrisPris1,881,753
    Posted on 09 March 17 at 03:44
    Strider for me because it's only 3 quid.
  • GoyetteQCGoyetteQC1,008,268
    Posted on 09 March 17 at 06:32
    Bought Rivals of Aether. They seem to have a decent schedule for this year. The full game is coming out at the end of the month on Steam and should be supposed to hit the Xbox store one month afterwards.
  • AndoriAndori264,230
    Posted on 09 March 17 at 08:30, Edited on 09 March 17 at 08:49 by Andori
    xbox4xmas07 said:
    Mysterio400 said:
    So is there any reason to buy the 20 Year Celebration pack for $35 over just buying the game and the season pass for $27.50 together? Is there something extra the pack offers that I'm overlooking?
    I have this exact same question, if anyone happens to know the answer.
    The best answer I can find is from "FAQ - Rise of the Tomb Raider: 20 Year Celebration" on the Square Enix forums:
    Do current Xbox One and PC season pass holders have to pay for the upgrade?
    Current Xbox One and PC season pass holders will automatically receive the “Blood Ties” upgrade for free. Moving forward, the content will be added to the existing season pass for new purchasers. If you do not own the season pass and wish to purchase only the “Blood Ties” upgrade, you can do so for $9.99.
    If you look at the list prices, then the 20 year pack is the same as buying the game and season pass separately. The difference here is that the season pass is 75% off compared to only 50% on the game/pack.

    Also looking on the Microsoft Store and comparing the contents of the 20 year pack with the game plus season pass, then they both include all the same content.

    Might have to treat myself smile Not that I don't have a massive backlog alreadyroll
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