XBL Countdown to 2016 Sale - Week 1 Deals

By Chewie, 1 year ago
  • Countdown Sales

Here they are, the first week of Countdown to 2016 in all their glory. These discounts run all week until the 28th with two levels of discount for Silver and Gold members. This is in addition to daily sales and a second week of offers beginning on the 29th, which will all be covered in their own articles.

Xbox One Bundles & Special Editions

Batman: Arkham Knight "Premium Edition" (includes all DLC) - 40% off - Now US$53.99 / £52.79 / €65.99 / AU$95.67 (30% off for Silver members)
• "Battlefield Bundle" (includes Battlefield 4 & Battlefield Hardline Standard versions) - 40% off - Now US$25.00 / £25.00 / €30.00 / AU$44.98 / ¥4212 (30% off for Silver members)
• "Borderlands: The Handsome Collection" (includes Borderlands 2 & Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel) - 60% off - Now US$24.00 / £18.00 / €24.00 / AU$39.98 / ¥2454 (50% off for Silver members)
Call of Duty: Black Ops III "Digital Deluxe Edition" (includes "Season Pass") - 20% off - Now US$79.99 / £63.99/ €79.99 / AU$120.36 / ¥9504 (10% off for Silver members)
Destiny "The Taken King – Digital Collector’s Edition" (includes all DLC and exclusive Collector's Edition content) - 35% off - Now US$51.99 / £48.74 / €58.49 / AU$77.81 (25% off for Silver members)
Destiny "The Taken King – Legendary Edition" (includes all DLC) - 33% off - Now US$40.19 / £36.84 / €46.89 / AU$66.97 (25% off for Silver members)
Dragon Age: Inquisition "Game of the Year Edition" (includes all DLC and extra content) - 60% off - Now US$24.00 / £22.00 / €28.00 / AU$39.98 / ¥3370 (50% off for Silver members)
Forza Motorsport 5 "Racing Game of the Year Edition" (includes Top Gear car pack) - 50% off - Now US$20.00 / £20.00 / €30.00 / AU$34.98 / ¥3456 (40% off for Silver members)
Forza Motorsport 6 & Forza Horizon 2 Bundle - 33% off - Now US$73.69 / £46.06 / €87.09 / AU$119.90 / ¥8538 (25% off for Silver members)
Forza Motorsport 6 "Deluxe Edition" (includes VIP & 2 car packs) - 20% off - Now US$63.99 / £52.79 / €71.99 / AU$101.16 / ¥7258 (10% off for Silver members)
Forza Motorsport 6 "Ultimate Edition" (includes VIP & Car Pass) - 25% off - Now US$74.99 / £61.49 / €82.12 / AU$113.96 / ¥8408 (15% off for Silver members)
Grand Theft Auto V & "Great White Shark Cash Card" (worth $1,250,000 in game) - 50% off - Now US$40.00 / £33.50 / €42.50 / AU$59.85 / ¥4633 (40% off for Silver members)
Grand Theft Auto V & "Whale Shark Cash Card" (worth $3,500,000 in game) - 50% off - Now US$55.00 / £37.12 / €54.00 / AU$78.23 / ¥6091 (40% off for Silver members)
Grand Theft Auto V & "Megalodon Cash Card" (worth $8,000,000 in game) - 50% off - Now US$80.00 / €72.50 / AU$104.85 / ¥ 8737 (40% off for Silver members)
Halo 5: Guardians "Digital Deluxe Edition" (includes "Warzone REQ Bundle" & "The Fall of Reach") - 25% off - Now US$67.49 / £51.93 / €74.24 / AU$103.28 / ¥7614 (15% off for Silver members)
King's Quest "The Complete Collection" (includes all episodes - only first two released so far) - 35% off - Now US$26.79 / £21.43 / €26.79 / AU$33.47 (25% off for Silver members)
LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham "Deluxe Edition" - 67% off - Now US$11.55 / AU$38.02 (60% off for Silver members)
Madden NFL 16 "Deluxe: Season Edition" (includes 22 Madden Ultimate Team Pro Packs) - 60% off - Now US$32.00 / £26.00 / €32.00 / AU$43.98 (50% off for Silver members)
Minecraft: Story Mode - A Telltale Games Series "The Complete Season (Episodes 1-5)" - 25% off - Now US$18.74 / £18.74 / €22.49 / AU$33.71 (15% off for Silver members)
NBA 2K16 "Michael Jordan Special Edition" - 33% off - Now US$53.59 / £50.24 / €60.29 / AU$87.74 / ¥5355 (25% off for Silver members)
Peggle 2 "Magical Masters Edition" (includes all add-on content and DLC) - 60% off - Now US$6.00 / £5.12 / €5.20 / AU$7.98 / ¥648 (50% off for Silver members)
Pro Evolution Soccer 2016 "Digital Exclusive Bundle" (includes exclusive myClub content) - 25% off - Now US$40.19
Rise of the Tomb Raider "Deluxe Edition" (includes "Season Pass") - 33% off - Now US$60.29 / £46.89 / €66.99 / AU$93.77 / ¥6802 (25% off for Silver members)
•" Sierra Games Collection" (includes Geometry Wars³: Dimensions, King's Quest "Chapter 1", Shiftlings & Velocity 2X) - 50% off - Now US$30.00 / £26.25 / €30.00 / AU$47.52 (40% off for Silver members)
The Escapists "Holiday Bundle" (includes "Santa's Sweatshop") - 50% off - Now US$10.00 / £7.50 / €9.00 / AU$13.48 / ¥ZZ (40% off for Silver members)
Titanfall "Deluxe Edition" (includes Season Pass) - 75% off - Now US$5.00 / £6.00 / €7.50 / AU$12.49 / ¥810 (67% off for Silver members)
Toy Soldiers: War Chest "Hall of Fame Edition" (includes 4 new armies) - 40% off - Now US$20.09 / £16.74 / €20.09 / AU$26.77 (30% off for Silver members) **WARNING: CONTAINS AN UNOBTAINABLE ACHIEVEMENT**
Zoo Tycoon & ScreamRide "Fun Pack" - 40% off - Now US$34.99 / £23.99 / €29.99 / AU$38.97 / ¥3240 (30% off for Silver members)

Xbox One Games

Adventures of Pip - 50% off - Now US$7.50 (40% off for Silver members)
Back to the Future: The Game - 30th Anniversary Edition - 33% off - Now US$13.39 / £13.39 / €16.74 / AU$22.41 (25% off for Silver members)
Batman: Arkham Knight - 35% off - Now US$32.49 / £35.74 / €45.49 / AU$64.97 (25% off for Silver members)
Brothers - A Tale of Two Sons - 33% off - Now US$13.39 / £10.04 / €13.39 / AU$26.77 (25% off for Silver members)
Call of Duty: Black Ops III - 17% off - Now US$49.79 / £45.64 / €58.09 / AU$82.96 / ¥7082 (10% off for Silver members)
Don't Starve: Giant Edition - 33% off - Now US$10.04 / £8.03 / €10.04 / AU$13.37 (25% off for Silver members)
Dragon Ball XenoVerse - 50% off - Now US$20.00 / £25.00 / €35.00 / AU$47.48 (40% off for Silver members)
EA SPORTS Rory McIlroy PGA TOUR - 50% off - Now US$30.00 / £27.50 / €35.00 / AU$49.98 (40% off for Silver members)
Forza Horizon 2 Presents Fast & Furious - 50% off - Now US$4.99 / £3.99 / €4.99 / AU$6.72 / ¥540 (40% off for Silver members)
Forza Motorsport 6 - 15% off - Now US$50.99 / £42.49 / €59.49 / AU$84.96 / ¥5875 (5% off for Silver members)
Grand Theft Auto V - 40% off - Now US$35.99 / £32.99 / €41.99 / AU$59.97 (30% off for Silver members)
Halo 5: Guardians - 20% off - Now US$47.99 / £35.99 / €55.99 / AU$79.96 / ¥5530 (10% off for Silver members)
King's Quest "Chapter 1"- 85% off - Now US$1.50 / £1.20 / €1.50 / AU$1.90 (75% off for Silver members)
LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham - 67% off - Now US$6.60 / £16.50 / €19.80 / AU$29.68 (60% off for Silver members)
LEGO Marvel Super Heroes - 75% off - Now US$5.00 / £8.00 / €10.00 / AU$22.49 (67% off for Silver members)
Madden NFL 16 - 60% off - Now US$24.00 / £22.00 / €28.00 / AU$39.98 (50% off for Silver members)
Mad Max - 33% off - Now US$40.19 / £33.49 / €46.89 / AU$66.97 / ¥5138 (25% off for Silver members)
NBA 2K16 - 25% off - Now US$44.99 / £41.24 / €52.49 / AU$74.96 / ¥4763 (15% off for Silver members)
OlliOlli - 67% off - Now US$3.30 / £2.64 / €3.30 / AU$4.40 (60% off for Silver members)
Ori and the Blind Forest - 50% off - Now US$10.00 / £8.00 / €10.00 / AU$13.48 / ¥1080 (40% off for Silver members)
Rare Replay - 17% off - Now US$24.89 / £16.59 / €24.89 / AU$41.46 / ¥2689 (10% off for Silver members)
Rise of the Tomb Raider - 33% off - Now US$40.19 / £33.49 / €46.89 / AU$66.97 / ¥4616 (25% off for Silver members)
State of Decay: Year One Survival Edition - 50% off - Now US$15.00 / £10.00 / €15.00 / AU$14.98 (40% off for Silver members)
Super Mega Baseball: Extra Innings - 33% off - Now US$13.39 / £10.71 / €13.39 / AU$18.06 (25% off for Silver members)
The LEGO Movie Videogame - 75% off - Now US$5.00 / £8.00 / €10.00 / AU$22.49 (67% off for Silver members)
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt - 50% off - Now US$25.00 / £22.50 / €35.00 / AU$44.98 (40% off for Silver members)
Toy Soldiers: War Chest - 40% off - Now US$8.99 / £7.19 / €8.99 / AU$11.97 (30% off for Silver members) **WARNING: CONTAINS AN UNOBTAINABLE ACHIEVEMENT**
Transformers: Devastation - 50% off - Now US$25.00 / £20.00 / €25.00 / AU$29.97 (40% off for Silver members)
Yu-Gi-Oh! Legacy of the Duelist - 25% off - Now US$14.99 / £11.99 / €14.99 / AU$20.21 (15% off for Silver members)

Xbox One DLC with Achievements

Batman: Arkham Knight
• "Season Pass" (includes all DLC) - 35% off - Now US$25.99 / £21.31 / €25.99 / AU$38.97 (25% off for Silver members)

Destiny
• "The Taken King" - 25% off - Now US$29.99 / £29.99 / €29.99 / AU$52.46 (15% off for Silver members)

Dragon Age: Inquisition
• "Trespasser" - 33% off - Now US$10.04 / £8.03 / €10.04 / AU$16.72 / ¥941 (25% off for Silver members)

Forza Horizon 2
• "Storm Island" - 75% off - Now US$5.00 / £4.00 / €5.00 / AU$6.74 / ¥540 (67% off for Silver members)

Xbox One DLC without Achievements

Forza Horizon 2
• "Playground Select Car Pack" - 75% off - Now US$1.25 / £1.00 / €1.25 / AU$1.66 / ¥135 (67% off for Silver members)

Forza Motorsport 5
• "Alpinestars Car Pack" - 75% off - Now US$3.30 / £2.00 / €2.50 / AU$3.36 / ¥356 (67% off for Silver members)
• "Bondurant Car Pack" - 75% off - Now US$2.50 / £2.00 / €2.50 / AU$3.36 / ¥270 (67% off for Silver members)
• "Hot Wheels Car Pack" - 75% off - Now US$2.50 / £2.00 / €2.50 / AU$3.36 / ¥270 (67% off for Silver members)
• "Top Gear Car Pack" - 75% off - Now US$2.50 / £2.00 / €2.50 / AU$3.36 / ¥270 (67% off for Silver members) **NOTE: Although the DLC itself doesn't contain achievements it is needed for achievements as part of a Title Update for the main game**

Frozen Free Fall: Snowball Fight
• "Multiplayer Character Pack" - 33% off - Now US$13.39 / £10.71 / €13.39 / AU$18.06 (25% off for Silver members)

NBA 2K16
• "35,000 VC" - 15% off - Now US$8.49 / £7.59 / €8.49 / AU$11.43 / ¥918 (5% off for Silver members)
• "75,000 VC" - 15% off - Now US$16.99 / £13.59 / €16.99 / AU$25.60 / ¥1836 (5% off for Silver members)
• "200,000 VC" - 15% off - Now US$42.49 / £33.99 / €42.49 / AU$55.21 / ¥4590 (5% off for Silver members)

Xbox 360 Games on Demand

Call of Duty: Black Ops - 75% off - Now US$9.99 / £11.24 / €17.49 / AU$24.98 (67% off for Silver members)
Call of Duty: Black Ops II - 67% off - Now US$19.79 / £16.49 / €23.09 / AU$32.98 / ¥2423 (57% off for Silver members)
Call of Duty: Black Ops III (Xbox 360) "Bundle" (includes Call of Duty: Black Ops) - 40% off - Now US$29.99 / £23.99 / €35.99 / AU$47.97 / ¥3823 (30% off for Silver members)
Destiny (Xbox 360) "The Taken King – Digital Collector’s Edition" (includes all DLC and exclusive Collector's Edition content) - 35% off - Now US$51.99 / £48.74 / €58.49 / AU$77.81 (25% off for Silver members)
Destiny (Xbox 360) "The Taken King – Legendary Edition" (includes all DLC) - 33% off - Now US$40.19 / £36.84 / €46.89 / AU$66.97 (23% off for Silver members)
Dishonored - 50% off - Now US$9.99 / £7.49 / €9.99 / AU$14.97 (40% off for Silver members)
Dragon Age: Origins - 65% off - Now US$5.24 / £5.24 / €6.99 / AU$6.98 (55% off for Silver members)
Dragon Ball XenoVerse (Xbox 360) - 50% off - Now US$19.99 / £19.99 / €29.99 / AU$39.97 (40% off for Silver members)
Fable II - 75% off - Now US$4.99 / £3.74 / €4.99 / AU$7.48 / ¥756 (65% off for Silver members) (BC)
Fable III - 75% off - Now US$4.99 / £3.74 / €4.99 / AU$7.48 / ¥756 (65% off for Silver members) (BC)
Forza Horizon - 50% off - Now US$9.99 / £14.99 / €14.99 / AU$24.97 / ¥2052 (40% off for Silver members)
Grand Theft Auto V (Xbox 360) - 58% off - Now US$25.19 / £20.99 / €29.39 / AU$41.97 / ¥2449 (48% off for Silver members)
King's Quest (Xbox 360) "Chapter 1" - 90% off - Now US$0.99 / £0.79 / €0.99 / AU$1.26 (80% off for Silver members)
King's Quest: The Complete Collection - 33% off - Now US$26.79 / £21.43 / €26.79 / AU$33.46 (23% off for Silver members)
LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4 - 75% off - Now US$4.99 / £3.74 / €4.99 / AU$7.48 (65% off for Silver members)
LEGO Harry Potter: Years 5-7 - 75% off - Now US$4.99 / £3.74 / €4.99 / AU$7.48 (65% off for Silver members)
LEGO Star Wars III: The Clone Wars - 75% off - Now US$4.99 / £3.74 / €4.99 / AU$7.48 (65% off for Silver members)
LEGO Star Wars: The Complete Saga - 75% off - Now US$4.99 / £3.74 / €4.99 / AU$7.48 (65% off for Silver members) (BC)
Madden NFL 16 (Xbox 360) - 60% off - Now US$23.99 / £21.99 / €27.99 / AU$39.98 (50% off for Silver members)
NBA 2K16 (Xbox 360) - 25% off - Now US$44.99 / £29.99 / €37.49 / AU$52.46 / ¥4374 (15% off for Silver members)
Need for Speed Rivals (Xbox 360) - 60% off - Now US$7.99 / £5.99 / €7.99 / AU$19.98 / ¥2332 (50% off for Silver members)
Rise of the Tomb Raider (Xbox 360) - 33% off - Now US$33.49 / £26.79 / €33.49 / AU$53.56 / ¥4631 (23% off for Silver members)
Saints Row IV - 75% off - Now US$8.74 / £7.49 / €9.99 (65% off for Silver members)
Star Wars: The Force Unleashed - 75% off - Now US$4.99 / £4.99 / €7.49 (65% off for Silver members)
Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II - 75% off - Now US$4.99 / £3.74 / €4.99 / AU$7.48 (65% off for Silver members)
The Book of Unwritten Tales 2 (Xbox 360) - 50% off - Now US$9.99 / £12.49 / €14.99 / AU$24.97 (40% off for Silver members)
THIEF (Xbox 360) - 70% off - Now US$8.99 / £7.49 / €8.99 / AU$11.98 / ¥1976 (60% off for Silver members)
Tomb Raider: Anniversary - 80% off - Now US$3.99 / £2.99 / €3.99 / AU$5.99 (70% off for Silver members)
Tomb Raider: Legend - 80% off - Now US$3.99 / £2.99 / €3.99 / AU$5.99 (70% off for Silver members)
Tomb Raider: Underworld - 80% off - Now US$3.99 / £2.99 / €3.99 / AU$5.99 (70% off for Silver members)
Transformers: Devastation (Xbox 360) - 50% off - Now US$24.99 / £14.99 / €19.99 / AU$24.97 (40% off for Silver members)

Xbox 360 DLC with Achievements

Destiny (Xbox 360)
• "The Taken King" - 25% off - Now US$29.99 / £29.99 / €29.99 / AU$52.46 (15% off for Silver members)

Dishonored
• "Dunwall City Trials" - 50% off - Now US$2.49 / £1.69 / €2.39 / AU$2.47 / ¥257 (40% off for Silver members)
• "The Brigmore Witches" - 50% off - Now US$4.99 / £3.37 / €4.74 / AU$4.97 / ¥617 (40% off for Silver members)
• "The Knife of Dunwall" - 50% off - Now US$4.99 / £3.37 / €4.74 / AU$4.97 / ¥514 (40% off for Silver members)

Forza Horizon
• "Rally Expansion" - 50% off - Now US$9.99 / £6.74 / €9.49 / AU$9.97 / ¥1028

Xbox 360 DLC without Achievements

Dishonored
• "Void Walkers Arsenal" - 50% off - Now US$1.99 / £1.34 / €1.89 / AU$1.97 (40% off for Silver members)

Forza Horizon
• "VIP Membership and Cars Pack" - 50% off - Now US$4.99 / £3.37 / €4.74 / AU$4.97 / ¥514 (40% off for Silver members)

XBLA Games

Blood of the Werewolf - 67% off - Now US$2.30 / £1.84 / €2.30 / AU$3.08 (57% off for Silver members) (BC)
BloodRayne: Betrayal - 67% off - Now US$3.29 / £2.22 / €3.13 / AU$3.28 (57% off for Silver members) (BC)
Chivalry: Medieval Warfare (Xbox 360) - 67% off - Now US$4.94 / £3.95 / €4.94 / AU$6.58 (57% off for Silver members)
Portal: Still Alive - 67% off - Now US$4.94 / £3.29 / €4.74 / AU$4.93 / ¥509 (57% off for Silver members) (BC)
State of Decay - 60% off - Now US$7.99 / £5.39 / €7.59 / AU$7.98 (50% off for Silver members)
SoulCalibur II HD Online - 75% off - Now US$4.99 / £3.99 / €4.99 / AU$6.73] (65% off for Silver members)

XBLA DLC without Achievements

Frozen Free Fall: Snowball Fight (Xbox 360)
• "Multiplayer Character Pack" - 33% off - Now US$13.39 / £10.71 / €13.39 / AU$18.06 (25% off for Silver members)

The above sales are available to Silver & Gold members and run until December 28th.

  • Deals with Gold

As well as all that lot, there's also the usual discounts for Gold members, this time focusing on Rockstar titles, Neverwinter currency and XBLA titles.

UPDATE: A few more titles have since been added to these discounts

Xbox One Bundles & Special Editions

Just Cause 3 "XL Edition" (includes "Air, Land & Sea Expansion Pass") - 20% off - Now US$67.59 / £51.79 / €75.59 / AU$110.16
Madden NFL 16 "Super Deluxe: Season Edition" (includes 44 Madden Ultimate Team Pro Packs) - 60% off - Now US$40.00 / £32.00 / €40.00 / AU$52.08
Need for Speed "Deluxe Edition" (includes 10% in-game discounts and extra content) - 60% off - Now US$28.00 / £26.00 / €32.00 / AU$43.98 / ¥3802
Never Alone (Kisima Ingitchuna) "Arctic Collection" (includes "Foxtales") - 60% off - Now US$7.60 / £6.08 / €7.60 / AU$10.22 / ¥821

Xbox One Games

Bedlam - 50% off - Now US$8.00 / £6.00 / €8.00
Darksiders II Deathinitive Edition - 25% off - Now US$22.49 / £17.99 / €22.49 / AU$29.96 **WARNING: CONTAINS TWO UNOBTAINABLE ACHIEVEMENTS**
Final Fantasy Type-0 HD - 50% off - Now US$30.00
Just Cause 3 - 20% off - Now US$47.99 / £35.99 / €55.99 / AU$79.96
Never Alone (Kisima Ingitchuna) - 60% off - Now US$6.00 / £4.80 / €6.00 / AU$7.98 / ¥648

Xbox One DLC with Achievements

Never Alone (Kisima Ingitchuna)
• "Foxtales" - 33% off - Now US$2.67 / £2.14 / €2.67 / AU$3.58 / ¥289

Xbox One DLC without Achievements

Killer Instinct
• "Glacius" - 80% off - Now US$1.00 / £0.80 / €1.00 / AU$1.33 / ¥108

Neverwinter
• Neverwinter Zen (500) - 15% off - Now US$4.24 / £3.39 / €4.24 / AU$5.65
• Neverwinter Zen (1000) - 15% off - Now US$8.49 / £6.79 / €8.49 / AU$11.43
• Neverwinter Zen (2000) - 15% off - Now US$16.99 / £13.59 / €16.99 / AU$22.91
• Neverwinter Zen (5300) - 15% off - Now US$42.49 / £33.99 / €42.49 / AU$55.21
• Neverwinter Zen (11000) - 15% off - Now US$84.99 / £55.24 / €84.99 / AU$118.96
• Neverwinter Zen (23000) - 15% off - Now US$169.99 / £97.74 / €169.99 / AU$246.46

Xbox 360 Games on Demand

Grand Theft Auto IV - 75% off - Now US$4.99 / £4.49 / €6.24 / AU$9.98
Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas - 75% off - Now US$3.74 / £2.99 / €3.74 / AU$4.98
L.A. Noire - 75% off - Now US$7.49 / £4.99 / €7.49 / AU$12.48
Red Dead Redemption - 75% off - Now US$7.49 / £6.24 / €7.49 / AU$12.48 / ¥918

Xbox 360 DLC with Achievements

L.A. Noire
• "Rockstar Pass" (includes all DLC) - 75% off - Now US$2.99 / £1.99 / €2.87 / AU$2.98

Red Dead Redemption
• "Undead Nightmare Collection" (includes all DLC) - 75% off - Now US$4.99 / £3.37 / €4.74 / AU$4.98
• "Undead Nightmare Pack" - 75% off - Now US$2.49 / £1.68 / €2.37 / AU$2.48

XBLA

A World of Keflings - 50% off - Now US$4.99 / £3.37 / €4.74 / AU$4.97 / ¥514 (BC)
Guncraft: Blocked and Loaded - 50% off - Now US$7.49 / £5.99 / €7.49 / AU$9.97
Joy Ride Turbo - 50% off - Now US$4.99 / £3.37 / €4.74 / AU$4.97 / ¥514 (BC)
Super Time Force (Xbox 360) - 67% off - Now US$4.94 / £3.95 / €4.94 / AU$6.58 / ¥509

The above sales are only available to Gold members and run until December 28th.

  • Games with Gold

Don't forget, The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing and THIEF are free on the One, and Operation Flashpoint: Dragon Rising and Sacred 3 are free on the 360.

* (BC) indicates Backwards Compatibility
Chewie
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Chewie is a Wookiee from Kashyyyk. Since helping the Rebel Alliance defeat the Emperor, he has taken up Achievement-Hunting and Newshoundery on TA. Also, ice-skating.