XBL Content Roundup: January 27th, 2016

By Rebecca Smith, 11 months ago
Xbox One

Pre-Orders

Krinkle Krusher
Size: 982.49 MB
Price: US$9.99
Release date: February 5th in North America
Krinkle Krusher is an action castle defense where you cast elemental spells to defend your kingdom from twisted and hungry creatures called Krinkles.

After several generations of peace, they happen to come back exactly when the Ancient Tree bears its first fruits in centuries, and of course a cake was made from it.

SPELLCASTING STRATEGIC ACTION!

Freeze, burn, and zap them all! Cast spells to defend your castle! Use the power of fire wall, ice crown, mud, energy mine, thunder and tornado! Upgrade and combine your spells to face the Krinkle horde and their bosses!

HIGHLIGHTS

- Face more than 12 Krinkle types and 3 different bosses, each one with unique abilities and weaknesses!

- Learn 6 powerful spells as you progress and upgrade them to full devastating power!

- Battle in different environments that will change your strategy!
Mortal Kombat XL
Size: N/A
Price: US$59.99 / £49.99 / €59.99 / AU$89.95
Release date: March 1st worldwide
One of the best-selling titles of 2015 has gone XL! Komplete The Mortal Kombat X Experience with new and existing content. Includes the main game, and new playable characters the Xenomorph from Alien, Leatherface, Tri-borg, and Bo’Rai Cho. Previously released playable characters include Predator, Jason Vorhees, Tremor, Tanya, and Goro. Also includes new skin packs Medieval Pack, Apocalypse Pack, and a new environment, the Pit Stage. All previously released skins packs included. Two new character skins. The Cosplay Pack reimagines Mortal Kombat X characters Cassie Cage and Jacqui Briggs as Lin Kuei and Shirai Ryu Ninjas.
New Games

Players who haven't already pre-ordered LEGO Marvel's Avengers can now purchase the game for play in North America and Australasia. The game is due to be released in Europe later this week. Players can purchase the standard edition for US$59.99 / £49.99 / €59.99 / AU$89.95 or the Deluxe Edition for US$69.99 / £57.99 / €69.99 / AU$99.95.


ROBLOX
Size: 255.77 MB
Price: FREE in US only
Community Created Gaming. Limitless Possibilities.

All the games on ROBLOX are created by gamers like you! Play solo or with friends in a variety of indie games exclusive to ROBLOX. Find Strategy, Platformer, Role Playing, Tycoon, Shooter, Survival games and more! ROBLOX is free to play, although you can buy ROBUX, our virtual currency, to upgrade the look of your ROBLOX avatar or to get optional in-game power-ups.

Xbox Live Gold and an internet connection of 192 Kbps or higher required to play. Create your own games for FREE at ROBLOX.com/develop
Saints Row Metro Double Pack
Size: N/A
Price: US$54.99 / £39.99 / €54.99
Metro Redux:
Including the epic single-player campaigns of both Metro 2033 and Metro: Last Light, Metro Redux takes you on a journey from the forgotten catacombs beneath the subway to the desolate wastelands above, where your actions will determine the fate of mankind.

Saints Row IV Re-Elected and Saints Row Gat Out Of Hell:
The US President must save the Earth from alien overlord Zinyak using an arsenal of superpowers and strange weapons in the wildest open world game ever. The Saints have gone from the crackhouse to the White House—but the Earth has been invaded and it’s up to you to free the world from Overlord Zinyak and his alien empire. With homies new and old by your side, and an arsenal of superpowers and strange weapons, you must save the world in the wildest open world game ever!

And just as this problem is solved, the President gets kidnapped by the devil. Johnny Gat makes his way down to Hell to free his bro.
Sparkle 2
Size: 241.07 MB
Price: US$7.99 / £6.39 / €7.99
A long time ago five enchanted keys were created. The keys were scattered around mysterious lands and still remain undiscovered. Many have come to find them, and so far all have failed. Will you find the keys and unlock the secrets, or will you join the endless ranks of souls forever trapped within these lands?

FEATURES
- Superbly polished action puzzle gaming
- State of the art special effects
- More than 90 levels throughout the story
- Supercharge your Orb Slinger with 16 powerful Enchantments
- Immersive mystery storyline with voiceovers
- Cinematic soundtrack by the award-winning composer Jonathan Geer
DLC with Achievements

Batman: Arkham Knight
• "Crime Fighter Challenge Pack #6"
Achievements: 7 worth a total of 160G
Price: FREE
Get this Crime Fighter Challenge Pack to play as the caped crusader as he fights the war on crime in your favorite locations from Arkham Asylum, Arkham City and Arkham Knight. This expansive challenge pack allows focused training in Freeflow Combat and Invisible Predator stealth incursion.
Battlefield Hardline
• "Battlefield Hardline Getaway"
Achievements: 4 worth a total of 250G
Price: US$14.99 / £11.99 / €14.99 / AU$24.95 / ¥1,404
Once you have the loot, you need to get away with it. Battlefield™ Hardline: Getaway is the third of four expansion packs included in Battlefield ™ Hardline Premium, and available as a standalone purchase. Getaway introduces 4 new vehicle-focused maps, including Double Cross, Pacific Highway, Train Dodge, and Diversion, and the new Capture the Bag mode. Compete in competitive matches with the new Super Feature, all while using one of the 4 new vehicles (Performance Sedan, Import Tuner, Luxury Coupe, Limo), 4 new weapons, the Fire Axe melee weapon, the RF Jammer gadget, and 4 new weapon camos.
Rise of the Tomb Raider
• "Baba Yaga: The Temple of the Witch"
Achievements: 15 worth a total of 250G
Price: US$9.99 / £7.99 / €9.99 / AU$13.95 / ¥1,080
Deep in the wilds of Siberia lies a forest that no man will enter, where a Soviet expedition vanished without a trace. Lara enters the Wicked Vale in search of a missing man, but she finds a nightmare that defies explanation. Is the witch, Baba Yaga, haunting the forest? Or is there more to the myth? Featuring three hours of new gameplay, Lara will face new adversaries, explore a new tomb, solve a decades old mystery, and face off against an ancient evil. Includes a new outfit, and a new bow.

DLC without Achievements

Batman: Arkham Knight - store link
• "Batman Inc. Skin" - FREE

Dead or Alive 5 Last Round - store link
• "Limited Time Only! DOA5LR Starter Set + Characters" - US$160.99 / £95.49 / €160.99 / AU$231.45 / ¥17,388

Evolve - store link
• "Gorgon Zola Skin" - US$2.99 / £2.39 / €2.99 / AU$3.95 / ¥324
• "Kala" - US$4.99 / £3.99 / €4.99 / AU$6.65 / ¥540
• "Kala Jellyfish Skin" - US$1.99 / £1.59 / €1.99 / AU$2.65 / ¥216


LEGO Marvel's Avengers - store link
• "LEGO Marvel’s Avengers Season Pass" - US$9.99 / £7.99 / €9.99 / AU$14.95

Pure Hold'em - store link
• "Paradise City Chip Set" - US$2.99 / £2.39 / €2.99 / AU$3.95 / ¥410

ROBLOX - store link
• "400 ROBUX" - US$4.99
• "800 ROBUX" - US$9.99
• "1700 ROBUX" - US$19.99
• "4500 ROBUX" - US$49.99
• "10,000 ROBUX" - US$99.99
• "22,500 ROBUX" - US$199.99

Rocksmith 2014 Edition - store link
• "38 Special Song Pack" - US$7.99 / £6.39 / €7.99 / AU$10.65
• "38 Special – Caught Up in You" - US$2.99 / £2.39 / €2.99 / AU$3.95
• "38 Special – Hold On Loosely" - US$2.99 / £2.39 / €2.99 / AU$3.95
• "38 Special – Rockin' into the Night" - US$2.99 / £2.39 / €2.99 / AU$3.95


Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege - store link
• "Emerald Weapon Skin" - US$2.99 / £2.39 / €2.99 / AU$3.95 / ¥410

WWE 2K16 - store link
• "WWE 2K16 Future Stars Pack" - US$7.99 / £6.39 / €7.99 / AU$10.65


Demos

Tom Clancy's The Division Beta - download here
Tom Clancy’s The Division Beta is your chance to test and experience a pre-release version of the game. Plus, it serves as an important opportunity for us to make sure the game is balanced and the servers are tested to pave the way for a smooth launch. The beta will not be a full version of the game, does not represent the final quality of the game and will only function during specific time frames.

Xbox 360

New Games

LEGO Marvel's Avengers (Xbox 360)
Size: 6.08 GB
Price: US$49.99 / £39.99 / €49.99 / AU$69.95
The Games on Demand version supports English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Danish, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, Russian. Avengers Assemble! The best-selling LEGO® Marvel videogame franchise returns with a new action-packed, Super Hero adventure. Join the LEGO® Marvel’s Avengers team and experience the first console videogame featuring characters and storylines from the critically-acclaimed films and more. Play as the most powerful Super Heroes in their quest to save the world.
DLC with Achievements

Battlefield Hardline (Xbox 360)
• "Battlefield Hardline Getaway"
Achievements: 4 worth a total of 250G
Price: US$14.99 / £11.99 / €14.99 / AU$24.95 / ¥1,404
Once you have the loot, you need to get away with it. Battlefield™ Hardline: Getaway is the third of four expansion packs included in Battlefield ™ Hardline Premium, and available as a standalone purchase. Getaway introduces 4 new vehicle-focused maps, including Double Cross, Pacific Highway, Train Dodge, and Diversion, and the new Capture the Bag mode. Compete in competitive matches with the new Super Feature, all while using one of the 4 new vehicles (Performance Sedan, Import Tuner, Luxury Coupe, Limo), 4 new weapons, the Fire Axe melee weapon, the RF Jammer gadget, and 4 new weapon camos.
Rise of the Tomb Raider (Xbox 360)
• "Baba Yaga: The Temple of the Witch"
Achievements: 15 worth a total of 250G
Price: US$9.99 / £7.99 / €9.99 / AU$13.95 / ¥1,080
Deep in the wilds of Siberia lies a forest that no man will enter, where a Soviet expedition vanished without a trace. Lara enters the Wicked Vale in search of a missing man, but she finds a nightmare that defies explanation. Is the witch, Baba Yaga, haunting the forest? Or is there more to the myth? Featuring three hours of new gameplay, Lara will face new adversaries, explore a new tomb, solve a decades old mystery, and face off against an ancient evil. Includes a new outfit, and a new bow.

DLC without Achievements

LEGO Marvel's Avengers (Xbox 360) - store link
• "LEGO Marvel’s Avengers Season Pass" - US$9.99 / £7.99 / €9.99 / AU$14.95

Rocksmith 2014 Edition (Xbox 360) - store link
• "38 Special Song Pack" - US$7.99 / £6.39 / €7.99 / AU$10.65
• "38 Special – Caught Up in You" - US$2.99 / £2.39 / €2.99 / AU$3.95
• "38 Special – Hold On Loosely" - US$2.99 / £2.39 / €2.99 / AU$3.95
• "38 Special – Rockin' into the Night" - US$2.99 / £2.39 / €2.99 / AU$3.95

WWE 2K16 (Xbox 360) - store link
• "WWE 2K16 Future Stars Pack" - US$7.99 / £6.39 / €7.99 / AU$10.65

Demos

LEGO Marvel's Avengers (Xbox 360) - download here
Avengers Assemble! The best-selling LEGO® Marvel videogame franchise returns with a new action-packed, Super Hero adventure. Join the LEGO® Marvel’s Avengers team and experience the first console videogame featuring characters and storylines from the critically-acclaimed films and more. Play as the most powerful Super Heroes in their quest to save the world.
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.