Major Nelson has announced the XBL Marketplace schedule for the next couple of weeks. One of the most interesting points is that EA and Activision will soon be holding sales, each lasting for a week. Here are the details:
Ring in the New Year with Activision and Electronic Arts
From January 11 through January 17, enjoy special one-time savings of up to 50 percent on more than 25 pieces of hot Activision content, including Call of Duty Map Packs, Guitar Hero Add-ons, popular Arcade titles and more!
For details, please check your Xbox LIVE Dashboard on January 11.
Additionally, from January 18 through January 25, fans can enjoy special one-time savings of up to 50 percent on more than 25 pieces of Electronic Arts content, including fun Arcade games and more!
For details, please check your Xbox LIVE Dashboard on January 18.
Major Nelson also revealed a list of games that are due to hit Games on Demand:January 11th
• Need for Speed: SHIFTJanuary 18th
• Transformers: The Game
• Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen
• Dante's Inferno
The list of avatar clothing which is set to hit the marketplace on January 13th was also announced:
• Dinosaur Pets
• Xbox 360 Gear
Finally, Major Nelson also announced that Xbox LIVE Free members will be able to access Xbox Live Gold features for free over the weekend beginning January 28th at 12pm EST, and ending on January 31st at 12pm EST. This would be a perfect opportunity to aim for those multiplayer achievements for those of you without Gold membership.