XBL Content Roundup: August 26th, 2015

By Rebecca Smith, 1 year ago
Xbox One

Pre-Orders

Destiny The Taken King - Legendary Edition
Size: N/A
Price: US$59.99 / £54.99 / €69.99 / AU$99.95
Release date: September 15th worldwide
Pre-order and get SUROS Arsenal Pack and early access to Weapons Pack** Unite with 20 million Guardians in the fight to defeat Earth’s enemies and Become Legend. Oryx, The Taken King, has arrived in our solar system, bringing with him a corrupted army to exact revenge on the Guardians who destroyed his son Crota. Legendary Edition Includes: • The Taken King • Destiny • Expansion I: The Dark Below • Expansion II: House of Wolves The Taken King, introduces a new story campaign and quests, new enemies, new locations to explore, new Strikes and Crucible maps, a new Raid and more. To stand up to the challenge, players will have access to three new devastating Guardian subclasses, and a massive arsenal of weapons, armor, and gear. VIP REWARDS* If you have reached Light Level 30 or previously purchased Expansion I and Expansion II by August 31, 2015, you will receive exclusive commemorative digital items. **Early access to Weapons and SUROS Arsenal Packs available 09.15.15. Both may be attained through gameplay on 01.01.16. *To be eligible for VIP rewards, players need at least one Light Level 30 character or own both Expansion I & Expansion II on or before 08.31.15 AND purchase and play The Taken King on or before 02.01.16. 60 GB available hard drive storage required as of 09.15.


New Games

Previously available for pre-order and pre-download, Dishonored Definitive Edition is now playable and can be downloaded in North America for US$39.99. It will be available for download on August 27th in Australasia and August 28th in Europe for £29.99 / €39.99 / AU$79.95.


Gears of War: Ultimate Edition is also available in Standard (US$39.99 / £29.99 / €39.99 / AU$49.95) and Deluxe (US$59.99 / £44.99 / €59.99 / AU$89.95) editions in North America and Australasia. Although still available for pre-order, they won't be released in Europe until August 28th.


Similar to the previous two titles, Madden NFL 16 is now available in North America and will be released in other regions on August 27th. The game can only be downloaded in Standard edition (US$59.99 / £54.99 / €69.99 / AU$99.95) now.


The final title that had previously been available for pre-order is Don't Starve: Giant Edition. This can be downloaded from here for US$14.99 / £11.99 / €14.99 / AU$19.95.

Goat Simulator: Mmore Goatz Edition
Size: 1.64 GB
Price: US$9.99 / £7.99 / €9.99
Mmore Goatz Edition brings exactly what you’d expect; more goats than ever previously thought possible in the biggest goat simulation experience of all time! Next-gen MMO simulation allows you to be a simulated goat in a simulated MMO. You no longer have to fantasize about being a simulated goat in a simulated MMO, your dreams have finally come true! Experience faction warfare between goats and sheep in an MMO simulation so good you’ll think it’s real. For all of the aspiring zombies out there, you can now be a zombie goat in the middle of a zombie apocalypse! Key Features • The biggest goat simulation experience to date in one convenient package • On the previous point, there are areas we made that we couldn’t find again • Which means loads of bugs • Contains zombies, because you can’t have a zombie apocalypse without them • You can craft anything in the world, as long as it’s one of the half dozen weapons in the game • Tons of unlockable new goats with special powers! • Level cap in MMO is 101. That’s right, not 100 but 101. • More goats than ever before! • Local Goat-Op with up to 4 players!
Mega Man Legacy Collection
Size: 371.32 MB
Price: US$14.99 / £11.99 / €14.99 / AU$22.75
Mega Man Legacy Collection is a celebration of the 8-bit history of Capcom’s iconic Blue Bomber. Featuring faithful reproductions of the series’ origins with the original six Mega Man games, the Legacy Collection will remind long-time fans and introduce newcomers to what made Mega Man such a popular and iconic character. Mega Man Legacy Collection will feature all six games and much more. In addition to the six Mega Man games, Mega Man Legacy Collection features new ways to experience the classic games with the Museum Mode and new Challenge Mode. Challenge Mode remixes gameplay segments from all six games, with plenty of scaling difficulty objectives for experienced players to conquer yet serving as a good starting point for new players, too. Museum Mode contains a comprehensive collection of history, high-res art and original concept pieces – a mega treat for any fan of Mega Man and video game history. FEATURES • Six classic games in one – Play a piece of video game history with the original six Mega Man games and experience the origins of the classic series. • 8-bit style with HD flair – The games retain their retro 8-bit style with an added HD finish, giving a crisp, clean look to the charming, classic sprites. • Challenge remix mode for new and veteran players – The robust new Challenge Mode remixes gameplay from all six games for a new type of challenge. It provides both increasingly difficult trials for experienced players and also teaches newcomers to become familiar with the style of the games and tackle some of the trickier areas. • Museum of the era – The Museum Mode features a massive repository of history and art collected from the era of the games in this collection. Take a look back at the history of Mega Man with loads of information, high-res art, concept pieces, sketches and more in the Museum. • Developed with an all-new engine – Using the newly developed Eclipse Engine, Capcom and Digital Eclipse are able to archive these six pieces of video game history with faithful reproductions of the originals for a new generation of gamers. • Leaderboards and video replays – Fans will be able to watch video replays


Octodad: Dadliest Catch
Size: 1.08 GB
Price: US$14.99 / £11.99 / €13.99
Octodad: Dadliest Catch is a game about destruction, deception, and fatherhood. The player controls Octodad, a dapper octopus masquerading as a human, as he goes about his life. Octodad's existence is a constant struggle, as he must master mundane tasks with his unwieldy boneless tentacles while simultaneously keeping his cephalopodan nature a secret from his human family. In this sequel to the splash hit Octodad, our cephaloprotagonist has gotten himself in a bind between his wife’s mounting mistrust, and a disastrous trip to the local aquarium! Are you dad enough to control the titular octopus father as he strives to hide his nautical nature from his family while keeping his tangled tentacles intact?
Watch_Dogs Complete Edition
Size: N/A
Price: US$49.99 / £39.99 / €49.99 / AU$66.45 / ¥4,644
Experience Watch_Dogs - the phenomenon of 2014 - with the biggest edition ever! As Aiden Pearce, a brilliant hacker, turn Chicago into the ultimate weapon in your quest for revenge. In this Complete Edition, including the game + Season Pass, access a new game mode, weapons, outfits and missions and plays as T-Bone, the legendary hacker in a brand new campaign!
Yasai Ninja
Size: 1.8 GB
Price: US$19.99 / £15.99 / €19.99
Yasai Ninja presents Samurai Onion (Kaoru Tamanegi) and Broccoli Joe, the good guys in this new Hack & Slash adventure, with a high dose of action, a combat system designed for one or two players, puzzles, large quantities of humor, friendship, personal improvement, honor and collaborative spirit belong in this unique atmosphere, which puts our characters in their own universe. Set in Feudal Japan, our vegetable samurais face multiple enemies.
DLC with Achievements

Hand of Fate
• "Wildcards"
Achievements: 16 for a total of 255G
Price: US$4.99 / £3.99 / €4.99 / AU$6.65 / ¥540
Play Hand of Fate in an entirely new way, with the addition of Fate cards. Select your Fate, and you'll play with an entirely unique set of rules and meet an entirely unique set of challenges. This DLC includes 9 new Fate cards with their own Encounters and special items.
DLC without Achievements

Farming Simulator 15
• "New Holland" – US$6.99 / £5.59 / €6.99 / AU$9.35

Gears of War: Ultimate Edition
• "Deluxe Weapon Skin Pack" – US$29.99 / £23.99 / €29.99 / AU$39.95
• "Animal Skin Pack" – US$4.99 / £3.99 / €4.99 / AU$6.65
• "Animated Weapon Skin Pack 1" – US$6.99 / £5.59 / €6.99 / AU$9.35
• "Animated Weapon Skin Pack 2" – US$6.99 / £5.59 / €6.99 / AU$9.35
• "Animated Weapon Skin Pack 3" – US$6.99 / £5.59 / €6.99 / AU$9.35
• "BW Pack" – US$4.99 / £3.99 / €4.99 / AU$6.65
• "Camo Pack" – US$4.99 / £3.99 / €4.99 / AU$6.65
• "Classics Pack" – US$4.99 / £3.99 / €4.99 / AU$6.65
• "Colorful Pack" – US$4.99 / £3.99 / €4.99 / AU$6.65
• "Flames Skin Pack" – US$4.99 / £3.99 / €4.99 / AU$6.65
• "Material Pack" – US$4.99 / £3.99 / €4.99 / AU$6.65
• "Metal Pack" – US$4.99 / £3.99 / €4.99 / AU$6.65
• "Mix Pack" – US$4.99 / £3.99 / €4.99 / AU$6.65
• "Organic Pack" – US$4.99 / £3.99 / €4.99 / AU$6.65
• "Pink and Purple Pack" – US$4.99 / £3.99 / €4.99 / AU$6.65
• "Zoo Pack" – US$4.99 / £3.99 / €4.99 / AU$6.65

Madden NFL 16
• "100 Points" – US$0.99 / £0.79 / €0.99 / AU$1.95
• "150 Points" – US$1.49 / £1.19 / €1.49 / AU$2.65
• "250 Points" – US$2.49 / £1.99 / €2.49 / AU$3.35
• "500 Points" – US$4.99 / £3.99 / €4.99 / AU$6.65
• "1,050 Points" – US$9.99 / £7.99 / €9.99 / AU$13.45
• "2,200 Points" – US$19.99 / £15.99 / €19.99 / AU$25.55
• "5,850 Points" – US$49.99 / £39.99 / €49.99 / AU$62.45
• "8,900 Points" – US$74.99 / £59.99 / €74.99 / AU$93.45
• "12,000 Points" – US$99.99 / £79.99 / €99.99 / AU$124.20

Project CARS
• "Project CARS - Free Car 3" – FREE
• "Project CARS - Old Vs New Car Pack" – US$3.49 / £2.79 / €3.49 / AU$4.65


Rocksmith 2014 Edition
• "The Stone Roses Song Pack" – US$7.99 / £6.39 / €7.99 / AU$10.65
• "The Stone Roses - I Wanna Be Adored" – US$2.99 / £2.39 / €2.99 / AU$3.95
• "The Stone Roses - Love Spreads" – US$2.99 / £2.39 / €2.99 / AU$3.95
• "The Stone Roses - She Bangs the Drums" – US$2.99 / £2.39 / €2.99 / AU$3.95


Yu-Gi-Oh! Legacy of the Duelist
• "Yu-Gi-Oh! ARC-V Gong v. Kit" – US$4.99 / £3.99 / €4.99 / AU$6.65
• "Yu-Gi-Oh! ARC-V Sora and Dipper" – US$4.99 / £3.99 / €4.99 / AU$6.65
• "Yu-Gi-Oh! ARC-V Zuzu v. Julia" – US$4.99 / £3.99 / €4.99 / AU$6.65


Xbox 360


Madden NFL 16 is only available in North America today. It will be released in other regions later this week.

New Games

Goat Simulator: Mmore Goatz Edition (Xbox 360)
Size: 322.51 MB
Price: US$9.99 / £7.99 / €9.99
Mmore Goatz Edition brings exactly what you’d expect; more goats than ever thought possible in the biggest goat simulation experience of all time! Next-gen MMO simulation allows you to be a simulated goat in a simulated MMO. Experience faction warfare between goats and sheep in an unreal simulation. For all you aspiring zombies out there, you can now be a zombie goat in the middle of a zombie apocalypse! Note: contains zombies, because you can’t have a zombie apocalypse without them.
Madden NFL 16 (Xbox 360)
Size: 7.14 GB
Price: US$59.99 / £54.99 / €69.99 / AU$99.95
The Games on Demand version supports English. Download the manual for this game by going to https://help.ea.com/en/tag/manuals and selecting your title from the Product drop down menu. Be The Playmaker in Madden NFL 16 from the draft room to the gridiron.
DLC without Achievements

Farming Simulator 15 (Xbox 360)
• "New Holland" – US$6.99 / £5.59 / €6.99 / AU$9.35

NASCAR '15
• "NASCAR '15 Paint Pack 1" – FREE
• "NASCAR '15 Paint Pack 2" – FREE

Rocksmith 2014 Edition (Xbox 360)
• "The Stone Roses Song Pack" – US$7.99 / £6.39 / €7.99 / AU$10.65
• "The Stone Roses - I Wanna Be Adored" – US$2.99 / £2.39 / €2.99 / AU$3.95
• "The Stone Roses - Love Spreads" – US$2.99 / £2.39 / €2.99 / AU$3.95
• "The Stone Roses - She Bangs the Drums" – US$2.99 / £2.39 / €2.99 / AU$3.95
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.