All News tagged with 'Delisting'

March 2019 Delistings: The Culling, NASCAR Heat 2, and More

March has seen a grand total of two Xbox One games, one Xbox Live Arcade game, and two Xbox 360 Games on Demand removed from the Microsoft Store.

Posted 21 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 8 comments

NHL 15 Leaves EA Access Today

EA has confirmed that NHL 15 will be removed from the Vault today, March 18th, and the game will "no longer be accessible or available to download from the EA Access Hub or the Xbox Store".

Posted 1 month ago by Rebecca Smith, 19 comments

February 2019 Delistings: Telltale, Xbox Originals, and More

February has seen a grand total of one Xbox One game, two Xbox Live Arcade games, three Xbox 360 Games on Demand, and two Xbox Originals removed from the Microsoft Store.

Posted 1 month ago by Rebecca Smith, 63 comments

January 2019 Delistings: Tour De France, Ghostbusters, Tetris and More

January has seen a grand total of three Xbox One games, one Xbox Live Arcade game, and four Xbox 360 Games on Demand removed from the Microsoft Store.

Posted 2 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 55 comments

December 2018 Delistings: Middle-Earth, Monster Jam, and Milestone

December has seen a grand total of seven Xbox One games, two Xbox Live Arcade games, and nine Xbox 360 Games on Demand removed from the Microsoft Store.

Posted 3 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 42 comments

Kung Fu Panda: Showdown of Legendary Legends to Be Delisted January 1st, 2019

The start of the new year is always a key time for delistings. Contracts and licenses expire, and games must be pulled from digital stores as a result. Kung Fu Panda: Showdown of Legendary Legends is one of the first to go.

Posted 4 months ago by Kelly Packard, 42 comments

Microsoft Jackpot Servers Close in June

Some of the older Microsoft Casual Collection titles are being left behind. One of those is Microsoft Jackpot -- the servers will be closed in June 2019 and the game has already been delisted.

Posted 4 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 32 comments

November 2018 Delistings: PES 2018, Happy Dungeons and More

In total, there are three Xbox One games, two Xbox Live Arcade games and one Xbox 360 Games on Demand removed from the Microsoft Store.

Posted 4 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 21 comments

Telltale Games Delistings Begin

It seems like we were right to be cautious, because one of Telltale's Xbox One titles and a couple of game collections have disappeared from the Xbox One store overnight.

Posted 5 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 107 comments

Telltale Games Enters Liquidation, Games Disappear from Steam

Telltale Games is going through liquidation proceedings, but more worryingly, their titles are disappearing from Steam's store. Could their Xbox titles be next?

Posted 5 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 98 comments

Age of Empires: Castle Siege Shuts Down in May 2019

Microsoft Studios has announced they are in the process of sunsetting Age of Empires: Castle Siege. Purchases have already been disabled in the Windows real-time strategy game, and the servers will close in May 2019.

Posted 5 months ago by Kelly Packard, 67 comments

October 2018 Delistings: NBA, Midnight Club, and Surprise Relistings

In total, there were four Xbox One games and three Xbox 360 Games on Demand removed from the Microsoft Store. In more positive news, two Games on Demand made a surprise return to the marketplace.

Posted 5 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 39 comments

September 2018 Delistings: Forza Horizon 2, Telltale, NBA, and Some Relistings

September was unfortunately quite a lively month for delistings. While some were expected and we'd already received warning about them, others were very much a surprise.

Posted 6 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 47 comments

Telltale Games' Poker Night 2 to Be Delisted Immediately

Telltale has confirmed Xbox 360 game Poker Night 2 has been delisted and is in the process of being pulled from digital stores. The game is digital only, and you can still buy it for a limited time.

Posted 7 months ago by Kelly Packard, 81 comments

The Culling Delisted from Microsoft Store

Today, the team took one step further towards the promise of a free-to-play game by removing the premium version of The Culling from the Microsoft Store.

Posted 7 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 45 comments

August 2018 Delistings: Disney Fantasia: Music Evolved and Relistings

In total, there was a single Xbox One game and its Xbox 360 equivalent removed in all regions, while there are some regional delistings of a couple of Bandai Namco's Games on Demand.

Posted 7 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 46 comments

Forza Horizon 2 Including Its DLC Will Reach End of Life This September

The Xbox One and Xbox 360 versions of Forza Horizon 2 are set to be pulled from the Xbox Store at the end of next month. Grab the Xbox One version of the game while you can as it is currently free thanks to Games with Gold.

Posted 8 months ago by Ashley Woodcock, 137 comments

July 2018 Delistings: Adventure Pop, Evolve, Shank, Gigantic and More

We already knew about some of the removals, but these games were accompanied by three Xbox One titles and two XBLA titles that nearly slipped by unnoticed.

Posted 8 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 28 comments

Marvel: Ultimate Alliance Games Delisted From Digital Stores

Considering publisher Activision's history of delistings, this next piece of news will probably come as little surprise. Both versions of both Marvel: Ultimate Alliance games have been delisted from digital stores.

Posted 9 months ago by Andy Mills, 107 comments

The Culling 2 Has Been Culled One Week After Release

Sometimes things don’t go so well and you have to cancel a game two months after release, but it’s going really bad when you do that, release a sequel seven months later, and then cancel it after one week.

Posted 9 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 83 comments

June 2018 Delistings: R.I.P.D.: The Game, Rio, and More

We knew that Happy Wars on Xbox 360 would be removed from the store on June 14th, but accompanying it is another Xbox Live Arcade game, an Xbox 360 Game on Demand, and an Xbox One title.

Posted 9 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 76 comments

May 2018 Delistings: Call of Juarez: Gunslinger and Chivalry

The Call of Juarez XBLA title that was removed in March, only to be relisted again in April, has indeed disappeared again. It's accompanied by a second title found on both XBLA and Xbox One.

Posted 10 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 26 comments

Hitman: Absolution Contracts Servers to Shut Down, Hopefully Temporarily

Hitman series developer IO Interactive must close the servers for 2012's Hitman: Absolution Contracts feature in what the company hopes is only a temporary situation.

Posted 11 months ago by Kelly Packard, 111 comments

April 2018 Delistings... and Some Relistings

This month's check has turned up one Xbox One title and four Games on Demand that have been removed from the Store. On the contrary, we have one Xbox One title, two XBLA titles and two Games on Demand that have returned.

Posted 11 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 66 comments

The Pinball Arcade's Williams and Bally Tables to Be Delisted June 30th

Come this June, The Pinball Arcade will have more than 60 purchasable tables delisted. The delistings stem from Williams and Bally choosing not to renew their license with developer FarSight Studios.

Posted 11 months ago by Kelly Packard, 23 comments

March 2018 Delistings: Little Orbit Titles, Dragon Ball Z and More

This month's check has turned up four Xbox One titles, seven XBLA titles, and nine Games on Demand that have been removed from the Store.

Posted 1 year ago by Rebecca Smith, 125 comments

Two Adventure Time Games To Be Delisted At End Of March

Here's a Public Service Announcement for any Adventure Time fans. The two games from publisher Little Orbit are set to be delisted on digital stores at the end of the month due to license expiration.

Posted 1 year ago by Andy Mills, 26 comments

Update: AlphaJax and Snap Attack Server Shutdowns Imminent

Today, AlphaJax and Snap Attack received identical server closure announcements. Both games will be shutting down and will no longer generate puzzles beginning May 18th, 2018.

Posted 1 year ago by Kelly Packard, 427 comments

February 2018 Delistings: Earthworm Jim HD and Games on Demand

This month's check has turned up a single XBLA title, one Game on Demand bundle, and two European Games on Demand that have been removed from the Store.

Posted 1 year ago by Rebecca Smith, 86 comments

More Delistings During January 2018

Last month, we brought news of delists from the Microsoft Store. The bad news is that January also brought along four XBLA delists, two Xbox One delists and six Games on Demand delists between North America and Europe.

Posted 1 year ago by Rebecca Smith, 83 comments

[UPDATE] Eight XBLA Delistings Bring in the New Year

At the end of every year, Microsoft has a junk out of their marketplace. This year was no exception. The end of 2017 has seen eight more Xbox Live Arcade titles disappear from the marketplace.

Posted 1 year ago by Rebecca Smith, 124 comments

Update: Delistings Likely for The Legend of Korra and Transformers Games

As players who keep a close eye on digital storefronts are well aware, the end and beginning of the year are prime times for licenses to expire. The end may be near for Transformers: Devastation and The Legend of Korra.

Posted 1 year ago by Kelly Packard, 102 comments

Sword Coast Legends Leaving Marketplace in December

The dungeon crawler will cease to be available at the end of December, although servers for the game will remain active and achievements should be unaffected. The game will be on sale next week.

Posted 1 year ago by Kevin Tavore, 24 comments

Update: Marvel Heroes Omega Support Ended, Closure on December 31st

It’s been a great year for Marvel fans, but the ending will be a bit sour. Launched only months ago, Marvel Heroes Omega will soon come to an end.

Posted 1 year ago by Kevin Tavore, 125 comments

Deadpool Getting Delisted Imminently

Making a game around a licensed property is always a bit of a risk, not least because licensing agreements have a limited lifespan. All versions of Deadpool are due to be delisted imminently.

Posted 1 year ago by Rebecca Smith, 63 comments

[UPDATE] Forza Motorsport 5 Delisted from Xbox Games Store

When Forza Motorsport 5 was included in Microsoft's Games With Gold promotion last month, several of you predicted that this would be its final swansong. Well, it turns out that you were correct.

Posted 1 year ago by Rebecca Smith, 203 comments

Xbox Bids Farewell to the 360's Indie Game Program

Picture this: it's 2009. You have 80 Microsoft points -- yep, that's right, Microsoft points -- left on your account. What do you do? You buy an Xbox Live Indie Game, of course! But, as of September, you can't anymore.

Posted 1 year ago by Kelly Packard, 72 comments

Rocket League's NBA Flag Pack to Be Delisted

Rocket League developer Psyonix has announced the "NBA Flag Pack" DLC will be delisted on September 28th. It contains 30 National Basketball Association team flags with which players can outfit their car in-game.

Posted 1 year ago by Kelly Packard, 10 comments

Rock Band Blitz to Be Delisted

As gamers are well aware, the existence of titles containing licensed music is a fragile affair. Developer Harmonix has confirmed the Rock Band spinoff will be delisted as of August 28th, five years after its initial release.

Posted 1 year ago by Kelly Packard, 20 comments

Tony Hawk's Pro Skater HD Possibly to Be Delisted

A Steam announcement warns of the imminent delisting of the HD throwback to the earlier Tony Hawk games, Tony Hawk's Pro Skater HD. While it wasn't explicitly stated to be for Xbox, heed this warning regardless.

Posted 1 year ago by Kelly Packard, 46 comments