XBL Content Roundup: January 15th & 16th, 2015

By Rebecca Smith, 1 year ago
Now that the Xbox LIVE Games Store has returned (albeit with a few minor issues still), we can present the content roundup for the last two days.

Xbox One Pre-Orders

Saints Row IV: Re-Elected Pre-Order Edition
Size: 12.07 GB
Price: US$29.99 / £23.99 / €29.99
XBOX ONE GAME EXPECTED TO RELEASE ON 23/01/2015. YOU MAY DOWNLOAD THE GAME FROM XBOX LIVE BEFORE THEN, BUT IT WILL NOT BE PLAYABLE UNTIL 12:01 AM GMT ON THE RELEASE DATE. Once purchase is complete, download this game by selecting the “Manage” button on the product details page on your console." "After saving the world from a terrorist attack the leader of the 3rd Street Saints is elected to become President of the United States. Things go reasonably well until an alien warlord named Zinyak attacks the white house and abducts his entire cabinet. Now stuck inside a reality bending simulation, the President and the Saints fight to save themselves, Earth, and the entire galaxy… if that all sounds crazy to you, trust us: we’re just getting started. Key features: • Share all the quintessential Saints Row IV moments with new generation screenshot, game clip and livestreaming tools. • Ridiculous Amount of Content – over $80 worth of content included – the base game, both DLC mission packs, plus 25+ DLC weapons, 15 new vehicles, 60+ wardrobe items & 6 new superpower elements • Visual Enhancements - experience Saints Row IV with visual fidelity enhancements for enemy characters, environments, and shadows. Pre-order to receive the ""Plague of Frogs Pack"" DLC.
Saints Row IV: Re-Elected & Saints Row: Gat Out of Hell Pre-Order Edition
Size: N/A
Price: US$49.49 / £39.59 / €49.49
XBOX ONE GAME EXPECTED TO RELEASE ON 23/01/2015. YOU MAY DOWNLOAD THE GAME FROM XBOX LIVE BEFORE THEN, BUT IT WILL NOT BE PLAYABLE UNTIL 12:01 AM GMT ON THE RELEASE DATE. Once purchase is complete, download this game by selecting the “Manage” button on the product details page on your console. Saints Row IV: Re-Elected After saving the world from a terrorist attack the leader of the 3rd Street Saints is elected to become President of the United States. Things go reasonably well until an alien warlord named Zinyak attacks the white house and abducts his entire cabinet. Now stuck inside a reality bending simulation, the President and the Saints fight to save themselves, Earth, and the entire galaxy… if that all sounds crazy to you, trust us: we’re just getting started. Saints Row: Gat out of Hell In this standalone expansion epilogue to Saints Row IV, join Johnny Gat and Kinzie Kensington on an Orphean quest to save the Boss’s soul from the bowels of Hell. Come for the demon killing, stay for the historical icons, open world shenanigans, talking gun, and full length musical number. Yes, seriously. Pre-order to receive the Devil’s Workshop Pack and Plague of Frogs Pack DLCs!
Saints Row IV: Re-Elected (AU) Pre-Order Edition
Size: 12.07 GB
Price: AU$39.95
XBOX ONE GAME EXPECTED TO RELEASE ON 23/01/2015. YOU MAY DOWNLOAD THE GAME FROM XBOX LIVE BEFORE THEN, BUT IT WILL NOT BE PLAYABLE UNTIL 12:01 AM GMT ON THE RELEASE DATE. Once purchase is complete, download this game by selecting the “Manage” button on the product details page on your console." "After saving the world from a terrorist attack the leader of the 3rd Street Saints is elected to become President of the United States. Things go reasonably well until an alien warlord named Zinyak attacks the white house and abducts his entire cabinet. Now stuck inside a reality bending simulation, the President and the Saints fight to save themselves, Earth, and the entire galaxy… if that all sounds crazy to you, trust us: we’re just getting started. Key features: • Share all the quintessential Saints Row IV moments with new generation screenshot, game clip and livestreaming tools. • Ridiculous Amount of Content – over $80 worth of content included – the base game, both DLC mission packs, plus 25+ DLC weapons, 15 new vehicles, 60+ wardrobe items & 6 new superpower elements • Visual Enhancements - experience Saints Row IV with visual fidelity enhancements for enemy characters, environments, and shadows. Pre-order to receive the ""Plague of Frogs Pack"" DLC.
Saints Row IV: Re-Elected (AU) & Saints Row: Gat Out of Hell Pre-Order Edition
Size: N/A
Price: AU$64.45
XBOX ONE GAME EXPECTED TO RELEASE ON 23/01/2015. YOU MAY DOWNLOAD THE GAME FROM XBOX LIVE BEFORE THEN, BUT IT WILL NOT BE PLAYABLE UNTIL 12:01 AM GMT ON THE RELEASE DATE. Once purchase is complete, download this game by selecting the “Manage” button on the product details page on your console. Saints Row IV: Re-Elected After saving the world from a terrorist attack the leader of the 3rd Street Saints is elected to become President of the United States. Things go reasonably well until an alien warlord named Zinyak attacks the white house and abducts his entire cabinet. Now stuck inside a reality bending simulation, the President and the Saints fight to save themselves, Earth, and the entire galaxy… if that all sounds crazy to you, trust us: we’re just getting started. Saints Row: Gat out of Hell In this standalone expansion epilogue to Saints Row IV, join Johnny Gat and Kinzie Kensington on an Orphean quest to save the Boss’s soul from the bowels of Hell. Come for the demon killing, stay for the historical icons, open world shenanigans, talking gun, and full length musical number. Yes, seriously. Pre-order to receive the Devil’s Workshop Pack and Plague of Frogs Pack DLCs!
Saints Row: Gat Out of Hell Pre-Order Edition
Size: 6.65 GB
Price: US$19.99 / £15.99 / €19.99 / AU$26.95
XBOX ONE GAME EXPECTED TO RELEASE ON 23/01/2015. YOU MAY DOWNLOAD THE GAME FROM XBOX LIVE BEFORE THEN, BUT IT WILL NOT BE PLAYABLE UNTIL 12:01 AM GMT ON THE RELEASE DATE. Once purchase is complete, download this game by selecting the “Manage” button on the product details page on your console. After the antics of Saints Row IV, many fans asked what we could do next… the answer? Shoot The Devil in the face. Play as either Johnny Gat or Kinzie as you tear apart Hell in a quest to save the Boss’ soul. Historical icons, old friends, older enemies, a talking gun, a full length musical number, and a whole lot of other shenanigans all await you in this open world standalone expansion playground. Key features: • Soar through the air on fallen angel’s wings, summon devilish imps to attack your foes, and surround yourself in a divine aura that forces all to worship you. • Wage war in the 5 unique districts of hell any way you want: rescue allies, pick a fight with nightmarish Arch-Dukes, rob Satan’s soul processing plants… dozens of options await • Featuring arsenal of underworld themed arms: fire exploding frogs at enemies, shoot swarms of locusts, and even deal destruction from afterlife’s most comfortable (and lethal) armchair. Pre-order to Gat the ""Devil's Workshop Pack"" DLC.


DLC with Achievements

LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham (Xbox 360)
• "Arrow Pack"
Achievements: 5 for a total of 50G
Price: US$2.99 / £2.39 / €2.99 / AU$3.95
Inspired by the popular TV series, this pack is set after the shipwreck that leaves Oliver and Slade trapped in a treacherous island. It’s Oliver’s survival training as they work their way through the jungle to a mercenary camp.
DLC without Achievements

Dynasty Warriors 8 Empires (JP)
• "Additional Accessory Set 2" – ¥216
Additional accessories will become available for selection in "Edit Mode." * Added Accessories Male: 13 Female: 13
• "Additional BGM Set 2" – FREE
This set includes additional BGM that can be played on battlefields. * How to use Choose "BGM selection" from the Pre-battle Loading Screen. * Added BGM -"DYNASTY WARRIORS 4" - Yellow Turban Rebellion -"DYNASTY WARRIORS 5" - Narrow Escape -"DYNASTY WARRIORS 5" - Skirmish -"DYNASTY WARRIORS 5" - Assault
• "Additional Custom Equipment Set 15" – ¥108
The male custom equipment "Court Official Set" will become available for selection during custom character creation in "Edit Mode." * Added Equipment - Court Official Set
• "Additional Custom Equipment Set 16" – ¥108
The female custom equipment "Flower Princess Set" will become available for selection during custom character creation in "Edit Mode." * Added Equipment - Flower Princess Set
• "Additional Custom Nose/Mouth/Eyebrow Set" – FREE
Additional nose, mouth, and eyebrow types will become available for selection in "Edit Mode." * Added Nose Types Male: 27 Female: 27 * Added Mouth Types Male: 27 Female: 27 * Added Eyebrow Types Male: 5 Female: 5
• "Camp Residence Set" – ¥216
The residence "Camp Residence" will become available for selection in Empire Mode, and the scenario "Three Kingdoms" will become available for selection. * How to use The residence can be selected by going to "Settings" -> "Select Residence" under the "Info Menu." The scenario can be selected by going to "Downloadable Content" under "Select Scenario." * Added Residence ·Camp Residence ·Camp Residence (Audience Chamber) * Added Scenario ·Three Kingdoms
• "SAMURAI WARRIORS 4 Collaboration Residence Set" – FREE
The residence "SAMURAI WARRIORS Residence" will become available for selection in Empire Mode. * How to use The residence can be selected by going to "Settings" -> "Select Residence" under the "Info Menu." * Added Residence · SAMURAI WARRIORS Residence · SAMURAI WARRIORS (Audience Chamber)
• "Team NINJA Collaboration Residence Set" – FREE
The residence "Team NINJA Collaboration Residence" will become available for selection in Empire Mode. * How to use The residence can be selected by going to "Settings" -> "Select Residence" under the "Info Menu." * Added Residences ·Team NINJA ·Team NINJA
• "Tropical Residence Set" – ¥216
The residence "Tropical Residence" will become available for selection in Empire Mode, and the scenario "Swimsuit Paradise" will become available for selection. * How to use The residence can be selected by going to "Settings" -> "Select Residence" under the "Info Menu." The scenario can be selected by going to "Downloadable Content" under "Select Scenario." * Added Residences ·Tropical Residence ·Tropical Residence (Audience Chamber) * Added Scenario ·Swimsuit Paradise
Project Spark
• "Project Spark: Kodian Archives" – US$8.99 / £7.19 / €8.99 / AU$11.95 / ¥972
Heroes of Kora have unearthed something historical - The KODIAN ARCHIVES! This epic content pack includes over two dozen ANCIENT KODIAN ARCHITECTURE PROPS. Also included are ANCIENT KODIAN WEAPONS, ANIMATED PROPS, EFFECTS and SOUNDS. Beware… protecting the Kodian Archives is a NEW CHARACTER – The KODIAN GOLEM! The Golem is a powerful creature comprised of KODIAN ARMOR and fueled by Kodian magic. Unlock this content pack to acquire the KODIAN ARCHIVES! Features include: Create: - 40 PROPS including ARCHITECTURE, WEAPONS, and GOLEM ARMOR - KODIAN GOLEM CHARACTER with special death and revive animations - Outfit Human Male characters with KODIAN GOLEM ARMOR in the Character Studio - New ANCIENT STONE PAINT MATERIAL - Animated gameplay props: PRESSURE PLATE, BOUNCE PAD, and more - 3 KODIAN GOLEM ENEMY ASSEMBLIES are Koded and ready for combat - Includes example ARCHITECTURE ASSEMBLY - New VISUAL EFFECTS and SOUNDS Highlights: - CROSSROADS: Select KODIAN RUINS as the Boss Arena - CHAMPIONS: Defeat Kodian Golem Enemy Assemblies to get Champion XP
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.