This Week's Summer Spotlight Titles

By Kelly Packard,
Last week marked the beginning of 2016's Summer Spotlight. Akin to the Xbox 360's popular long-running event Summer of Arcade, the program draws attention to lesser-known titles and offers players a reward for splurging on summer releases. This year gamers can earn 4,000 rewards credits for spending US$40 on featured games between July 26th and September 5th.

Summer Spotlight

What's on the agenda this week? The following new releases from Tuesday, August 2nd are eligible:

The following titles launched today, August 3rd, as part of the program:

This week there is also one more game scheduled for a Friday, August 5th release:

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Rewards can still be earned for picking up anything in last week's batch:

For more information or to get the store links for everything, check out the official Summer Spotlight page here. At the bottom of the page there is a "Coming Soon" section that lists titles that are soon to join the program, like Livelock, Batman: The Telltale Series and Anode. We also already know that next Tuesday's Uno will be part of the promotion. Players have until September 5th to make their purchases and earn the reward credits.
Kelly Packard
Written by Kelly Packard
In a few descriptors: college student, longtime gamer, writer and junk food enthusiast. I contribute to TrueAchievements as a news writer and reviewer. Usually, you can find me knee-deep in a multiplayer game while ignoring my growing backlog or on one forum or another discussing all things gaming.
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