XBL Content Roundup: December 2nd, 2015

By Rebecca Smith, 1 year ago
Xbox One

Pre-Orders

Frizzy
Size: 1010.5 MB
Price: US$7.99
Release date: December 23rd in North America
Frizzy is a tiny ball of dirt and fur. Within this late 90's retro art style setting, the player must solve puzzles while simultaneously moving in an intense platforming environment utilizing gravity and sandbox mechanics. Frizzy can static cling to special objects called balloons, which fling Frizzy around each level.
Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare 2 Deluxe Edition
Size: TBA
Price: US$69.99 / £64.99 / €79.99 / AU$109.95
Release date: February 23rd in North America, February 25th, 2016 in Europe and Australasia
Pre-order now and receive:
• Emoji Pack – 14 emoji customization accessories, 1 for each character class
• Peggle 2 – full game download of PopCap’s famous ball and peg puzzler (immediate download)

The battle for Suburbia grows to crazy new heights in Plants vs. Zombies™ Garden Warfare 2!

Deluxe Edition includes:
• Grass Effect Pack – Z7 Imp & Mech in-game character variant
• Exclusive plant class custom accessories pack – full customization set for a plant class character
• Exclusive zombie class custom accessories pack – full customization set for a zombie class character
• Mystery character variant pack – guaranteed plant or zombie character variant unlock
• PvZ Coins starter pack – instant pack of in-game PvZ Coins

For a limited time, pre-order Plants vs Zombies Garden Warfare 2 for Xbox One and receive Peggle 2. Your copy of Peggle 2 can be obtained by searching for "Peggle 2" on the Xbox Store and downloading the game. This offer is available for a limited time only and you must download your copy of Peggle 2 prior to Feb 8, 2016.
Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare 2 Standard Edition
Size: TBA
Price: US$59.99 / £54.99 / €69.99 / AU$99.95
Release date: February 23rd in North America, February 25th, 2016 in Europe and Australasia
Pre-order now and receive:
• Grass Effect Pack – Z7 Imp & Mech in-game character variant
• Emoji Pack – 14 emoji customization accessories, 1 for each character class
• Peggle 2 – full game download of PopCap’s famous ball and peg puzzler (immediate download)

The battle for suburbia grows to crazy new heights in Plants vs. Zombies™ Garden Warfare 2! In this hilarious, action-packed shooter, zombie leader Dr. Zomboss has strengthened his horde and rebuilt suburbia as a zombie utopia. But hope remains, because for the first time the plants are taking the offensive in an all-out attack to reclaim their turf. Play as both the plants and zombies in new 24 player multiplayer and 4-player co-op modes, or go at it solo or in split-screen against the AI across all game modes. Garden Warfare 2 also introduces the Backyard Battleground, your very own interactive hub where you and up to 3 friends can take on daily quests, challenges, and interact with your favorite PvZ characters.

For a limited time, pre-order Plants vs Zombies Garden Warfare 2 for Xbox One and receive Peggle 2. Your copy of Peggle 2 can be obtained by searching for "Peggle 2" on the Xbox Store and downloading the game. This offer is available for a limited time only and you must download your copy of Peggle 2 prior to Feb 8, 2016.
New Games

Several games that had been available for pre-order were released today. The first is Chivalry: Medieval Warfare, which can be purchased in both standard (US$19.99 / £15.99 / €19.99 / AU$24.95) and Ultimate (US$51.99 / £41.74 / €51.99 / AU$64.95) editions.


Next is Just Cause 3, which is available in standard (US$59.99 / £44.99 / €69.99 / AU$99.95) and XL (US$84.49 / £64.74 / €94.49 / AU$137.70) editions.


Finally, before we get into the completely new titles, we also have Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege. This can be found in standard (US$59.99 / £54.99 / €69.99 / AU$99.95) and Gold (US$89.99 / £74.99 / €99.99 / AU$139.95) editions.


Just Dance 2016 & Just Dance: Disney Party 2
Size: N/A
Price: US$69.99
Get ready for double the Just Dance! Save $20 with this Just Dance 2016 and Just Dance Disney Party 2 bundle - perfect for the whole family.

Just Dance 2016 features an amazing tracklist with visuals that are more creative and breath-taking than ever before. Bust a move to hot hits and fun favorites, including:
- "Same Old Love" by Selena Gomez
- "Uptown Funk" by Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars
- "Blame" by Calvin Harris ft. John Newman
- "Hey Mama" by David Geutta ft. Nicki Minaj, Bebe Reha, & Afro Jack
- "Born This Way" by Lady Gaga
- "Animals" by Martin Garrix

And, dance like the stars from the most popular Disney Channel shows and movies with Just Dance Disney Party 2, featuring tracks from Descendants, Teen Beach 2, Liv and Maddie, Girl Meets World, and more! With a great selection of family favorite songs, fun dances, and kid-friendly gameplay, children of all ages can dance along with family and friends.
Kung Fu Panda: Showdown of Legendary Legends
Size: 3.62 GB
Price: US$49.99 / £39.99 / €49.99 / AU$79.95
It is an age of Kung Fu heroes, warriors, and best of all, LEGENDARY LEGENDS! Face-off alongside or against Po, Tigress, Monkey, Tai Lung, Master Shifu, and all of your favorite Kung Fu Panda characters in the Showdown of Legendary Legends. Up to four players compete in iconic locations throughout the Valley of Peace and beyond. Compete in an epic Tournament where all Kung Fu warriors contend for honor and glory. Who will reign on top as the mightiest warrior in the land? Will it be a mighty hero or a cunning villain?
Game Features:
? Fight in an action-packed Kung Fu competition set in the Kung Fu Panda universe – a showdown where all fighters must use their unique skills to compete for honor and glory
? Unique fighting styles – every character in the game has special attacks, unique moves and an Awesome Attack


The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing
Size: 8.01 GB
Price: US$14.99 / £11.99 / €14.99 / AU$19.95 / ¥1,620
Put on your wide-brimmed hat, grab your weapons and embark on an incredible adventure in the gothic-noir world of Borgovia, where mad science threatens the fragile peace between monster and mortal. Be Van Helsing, monster-hunter extraordinaire and save the day with your charming and beautiful companion, Lady Katarina (who happens to be a ghost, by the way). Explore the savage wilderness in the mountains and the soot-stained brick districts of a grim metropolis twisted by weird science, and don’t forget: you might never know who the real monsters are!

Main Features:

- Enter a memorable gothic-noir universe filled with monsters, magic and weird science.
- Play through a refreshingly unique story, spiced up with wry humor and snappy dialogue.
- Fight fierce battles against supernatural foes with diverse skills and abilities.
- Use the special abilities and tailor the skills of your remarkable follower.
- Customize your character through a detailed level-up system where you decide which skills and abilities you’ll need for the hunt.
- Modify your skills on the spot with a unique power-up system.
- Learn the secrets of mystical alchemy and forge powerful items.
- Build and develop your hideout and place traps to defend it from waves of terrible monsters.
- Become the greatest monster slayer of all time while playing a cooperative multiplayer monster hunt up to four players.


DLC without Achievements

Chivalry: Medieval Warfare - store link
• "Barbarian Character Pack" – US$7.99 / £6.39 / €7.99 / AU$9.95
• "Barbarian Weapon Pack" – US$7.99 / £6.39 / €7.99 / AU$9.95
• "Inquisitive Dreadnaught Bundle" – US$7.99 / £6.39 / €7.99 / AU$9.95
• "Marauding Arbiter Pack" – US$7.99 / £6.39 / €7.99 / AU$9.95

Forza Motorsport 6 - store link
• "Mobil 1 Car Pack" - US$6.99 / £5.59 / €6.99 / AU$9.35 / ¥756


Just Cause 3 - store link
• "Air, Land & Sea Expansion Pass" - US$24.99 / £19.99 / €24.99 / AU$38.00

Minecraft: Xbox One Edition - store link
• "Minecraft Marvel Skin Packs Bundle" - US$6.99 / £5.59 / €6.99 / AU$9.35 / ¥756

NBA 2K16 - store link
• "450,000 VC" - US$99.99 / £64.99 / €99.99 / AU$139.95

Rock Band 4 - store link
• "Off The Charts 01" - US$8.49 / £6.79 / €8.49 / AU$11.35
• "‘Cocoon’ – Catfish and the Bottlemen" - US$1.99 / £1.59 / €1.99 / AU$2.65
• "‘Dreams’ – Beck" - US$1.99 / £1.59 / €1.99 / AU$2.65
• "‘Electric Love’ – BØRNS" - US$1.99 / £1.59 / €1.99 / AU$2.65
• "‘First’ – Cold War Kids" - US$1.99 / £1.59 / €1.99 / AU$2.65
• "‘Renegades’ – X Ambassadors" - US$1.99 / £1.59 / €1.99 / AU$2.65


Rocksmith 2014 Edition - store link
• "Skillet Song Pack" - US$7.99 / £6.39 / €7.99 / AU$9.95
• "Band of Merrymakers - Joy to the World" - US$2.99 / £2.39 / €2.99 / AU$3.95
• "Band of Merrymakers - Must Be Christmas" - US$2.99 / £2.39 / €2.99 / AU$3.95
• "Skillet - Awake and Alive" - US$2.99 / £2.39 / €2.99 / AU$3.95
• "Skillet - Hero" - US$2.99 / £2.39 / €2.99 / AU$3.95
• "Skillet - Monster" - US$2.99 / £2.39 / €2.99 / AU$3.95


The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing - store link
• "Van Helsing: Arcane Mechanic" – US$3.99 / £3.19 / €3.99 / AU$5.35 / ¥432
• "Van Helsing: Thaumaturge" – US$3.99 / £3.19 / €3.99 / AU$5.35 / ¥432

Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege - store link
• "600 Rainbow Six Credits" - US$4.99 / £3.99 / €4.99 / AU$6.65
• "1200 Rainbow Six Credits" - US$9.99 / £7.99 / €9.99 / AU$13.45
• "2670 Rainbow Six Credits" - US$19.99 / £15.99 / €19.99 / AU$26.95
• "4920 Rainbow Six Credits" - US$34.99 / £27.99 / €34.99 / AU$44.95
• "7560 Rainbow Six Credits" - US$49.99 / £39.99 / €49.99 / AU$64.95
• "Season Pass" - US$29.99 / £23.99 / €29.99 / AU$39.95

WRC 5 - store link
• "WRC Concept Car S" - US$2.99 / £2.39 / €2.99 / AU$3.95


Xbox 360

Games on Demand

Kung Fu Panda: Showdown of Legendary Legends (Xbox 360)
Size: 1.37 GB
Price: US$39.99 / £34.99 / €49.99 / AU$69.95
The Games on Demand version supports English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Portuguese. It is an age of Kung Fu heroes, warriors, and best of all, LEGENDARY LEGENDS! Face-off alongside or against Po, Tigress, Monkey, Tai Lung, Master Shifu, and all of your favorite Kung Fu Panda characters in the Showdown of Legendary Legends. Up to four players compete in iconic locations throughout the Valley of Peace and beyond. Compete in an epic Tournament where all Kung Fu warriors contend for honor and glory. Who will reign on top as the mightiest warrior in the land? Will it be a mighty hero or a cunning villain? Game Features: ? Fight in an action-packed Kung Fu competition set in the Kung Fu Panda universe – a showdown where all fighters must use their unique skills to compete for honor and glory ? Unique fighting styles – every character in the game has special attacks, unique moves and an Awesome Attack
DLC without Achievements

Kung Fu Panda: Showdown of Legendary Legends (Xbox 360)
• "Kung Fu Panda Character: Li" – FREE
• "Kung Fu Panda Character: Master Chicken" – FREE
• "Kung Fu Panda Level: Master Garden" – US$3.99 / £3.19 / €3.99 / AU$5.35
• "Kung Fu Panda Level: Panda Vista" – US$3.99 / £3.19 / €3.99 / AU$5.35
• "Kung Fu Panda Skin: Jombie Master Bear" – US$1.99 / £1.59 / €1.99 / AU$1.99

Rocksmith 2014 Edition (Xbox 360) - store link
• "Skillet Song Pack" - US$7.99 / £6.39 / €7.99 / AU$10.65
• "Skillet - Awake and Alive" - US$2.99 / £2.39 / €2.99 / AU$3.95
• "Skillet - Hero" - US$2.99 / £2.39 / €2.99 / AU$3.95
• "Skillet - Monster" - US$2.99 / £2.39 / €2.99 / AU$3.95
• "Band of Merrymakers - Joy to the World" - US$2.99 / £2.39 / €2.99 / AU$3.95
• "Band of Merrymakers - Must Be Christmas" - US$2.99 / £2.39 / €2.99 / AU$3.95


Windows Phone

Delists

In recent days, this platform has seen a rather unfortunate number of delistings. These are the games that are no longer available from the Windows Phone store:

Babel Rising 3D (2013) (WP)
Babel Rising 3D (WP)
Battleship (WP)
Connect 4 (WP)
Trivial Pursuit (WP)
Yahtzee (WP)

In addition to those games, neither iBomber Defense (WP) nor Terraria (WP) can be purchased from Xbox.com at the moment. However, these games are available to purchase through a Windows Phone. We'll let you know if these games later become completely unavailable.
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.