XBL Content Roundup: November 27th & 28th, 2014

By Rebecca Smith,
I usually reserve the introduction for bad news, but today I bring good news for owners of Retro City Rampage. The FREE content update has now been released and the game can also be downloaded in Australia and New Zealand for the first time for AU$19.95.

Xbox One Games

There is a new Kinect title for North America -- other regions will have to wait until next week to be able to download it. Meanwhile, across the other side of the world, an MMORPG enters beta in Japan and brings achievements along with it. Everybody else can have new versions of three titles that have been released previously, including one version of Shape Up that Microsoft forgot to release two weeks ago.

Boom Ball for Kinect
Size: 506.32 MB
Price: US$9.99
Boom Ball is a lighthearted, full-body Kinect game that mixes tennis, breakout and gratuitous explosions. Throw and bounce balls to smash all the cubes and blow up all the bombs in 55 different levels. Guest starring: Explosions! Portals! Multiballs! Explosions! Ducks! Join the fun and go ballistic with Boom Ball for Kinect! The downloadable version of this game supports English.
Size: 3.64 GB
Price: FREE

Shape Up Gold Edition
Size: N/A
Price: US$84.99 / £59.99 / €74.99 / AU$89.95
INCLUDES SHAPE UP GAME + SEASON PASS With the SHAPE UP GOLD EDITION you will receive a digital copy of the console game plus the SHAPE UP SEASON PASS. No time to go to the gym? Tired of repeating the same boring workout routine? SHAPE UP is the game that proves when you’re having fun, you get better results. SHAPE UP transforms exercises into surprising arcade challenges that turn the chore of working out into a GAME! Lift an elephant, run on the top of a moving train or squat your way to the moon; your heart will be pumping and your muscles will be burning – this is the new way to get fit. With the Season Pass you get access to all new exercises and exclusive challenges; buy now and instantly receive (2) exclusive Workouts: Bolt Camp (FOCUS: CORE) and Jungle Burner(FOCUS: LEGS) and an extra 30 days FREE to our online service: SHAPE UP COACH. In January 2015, receive (2) NEW 4-week Training Quests, and an exclusive KICK-ASS character to play against. Each 4-week full-body Training Quest includes a Champion Challenge and (2) exclusive Workouts. Go head to head against the Lumberjack Champion in a push up contest or travel to the coast for a cardio blast against a Ghost Master Champion. Never Play Alone The SHAPE UP rePLAY technology allows you to record your workout. But the recordings aren’t limited to your performance: personal trainers, game characters and your friends can all play alongside you to motivate, challenge and surprise. Quick Fix or Serious Workout Choose your training pace! Compete in unique and entertaining 90 second challenges for a fast burn or select a 4-week Training Quest in cardio or muscle-building. Go for points over reps and face surprising bosses to level up!
Titanfall (Xbox One) Deluxe Edition
Size: N/A
Price: US$49.99 / £39.99 / €49.99 / AU$59.95 / ¥7,322
Millions have already heard the words “Standby for Titanfall” now it’s your turn. Set on the edges of the known universe, Titanfall is a fast-paced, bold take on the first-person Shooter. Combining wall-running, double jumping Pilots and powerful yet agile 20-foot-tall Titans, Tackle varied situation with enhanced mobility, verticality and giant robots. There has never been a better time to jump in to the action. Since launch, Respawn has delivered tons of free updates including new Game Modes, Daily Challenges, Titan Customization and Ranked Play. Recent additions include a four player Co-Op mode, Frontier Defense where gamers strategically defend a vital objective from waves of AI enemies. Get ready to call in your Titan and join the battle! With the Titanfall Deluxe Edition, you'll have access to everything. This bundle includes Titanfall and a Season Pass which gives you access to 12 new maps across the Frontier
The Walking Dead (Xbox One) / The Walking Dead: Season Two (Xbox One) Bundle
Size: N/A
Price: US$49.99 / £39.99 / €49.99 / AU$64.95
This bundle includes both critically acclaimed seasons of The Walking Dead: A Telltale Games Series. The Walking Dead: Season One is a five-part game series set in the same universe as Robert Kirkman’s award-winning series. Play as Lee Everett, a convicted criminal, who has been given a second chance at life in a world devastated by the undead. Experience events, meet people and visit locations that foreshadow the story of Deputy Sheriff Rick Grimes. A tailored game experience – actions, choices and decisions affect how your story plays out across the entire series. The Walking Dead: Season Two continues the story of Clementine, a young girl orphaned by the undead apocalypse. Left to fend for herself, she has been forced to learn how to survive in an unforgiving world. Experience what it’s like to play as Clementine, meet new survivors, explore new locations and make gruesome decisions in this five-part game series of choice and consequence.
DLC without Achievements

This DLC is also available for Tales from the Borderlands on the Xbox One, but the Xbox.com page returns an error every time that you click on it. As such, the link below is only for the Xbox 360 version of the title.

Tales from the Borderlands (Xbox 360)
• "Tales from the Borderlands - Season Pass" – US$14.99 / £11.99 / €14.99 / AU$19.95
Buy the Tales from the Borderlands SEASON PASS for the best value on remaining episodes (Episodes 2-5 to be released periodically) in the five part game series once available to download. All Season Pass content will be available by Summer 2015. If you purchase this Season Pass, all future Season Pass content will be accessible in-game once available. Do not download from the Xbox Games Store, or you will be charged twice. ‘Tales from the Borderlands, Ep1. Zer0 Sum’ game required; sold separately. Set on the unforgiving world of Pandora after the events seen in Borderlands 2, this is a story full of Borderlands’ trademark humor, following two adventurers on their quest for greatness. You’ll play as Rhys, a Hyperion ‘suit’ with dreams of being the next Handsome Jack, and Fiona, a Pandoran con artist looking to score her biggest ever swindle. Thrown together as unwilling partners in an adventure to recover cash they both think is theirs, their journey will take you on a wild ride where gangsters, bandit lords, and Vault Hunters are just some of the obstacles you’ll encounter.
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.
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