Xbox LIVE Newsbeat: 12th July – 25th July

by on July 13, 2011

Xbox LIVE is a thriving haven of activity in the coming weeks, as this newsbeat proves! Starting with Ms. Splosion Man being released today, it appears it is in great company. Also released today is Warhammer 40,000: Kill Team, and Boulder Dash XL. Next Wednesday sees the start of the Summer of Arcade 2011, which kicks off with Bastion!

L.A. Noire’s “Reefer Madness” case is also available from today, with the Fallout: New Vegas addon “Old World Blues” following next week. There’s also a cracking deal on Zombie titles, including Dead Rising 2: Case West dropping price to only 400 Microsoft Points!

See below for full details on everything that is happening on Xbox LIVE between the 12th of July, and the 25th of July.

Xbox LIVE Arcade Release Date Price Microsoft Points
Ms. ‘Splosion Man (Microsoft Studios) 13 July 800
Warhammer: 40,000© Kill Team ™ (THQ) 13 July 800
Boulder Dash XL (Kalypso) 13 July 800
Bastion (Warner Brothers Interactive Entertainment) 20 July 1200

Game Add-ons


Release Date


Price Microsoft Points

L.A. Noire Reefer Madness Vice Case (Rockstar Games) 12 July 320
Fallout: New Vegas Old World Blues (Bethesda) 19 July 800
Mortal Kombat “Rain” (Warner Bros.) 19 July 400
Carnival Games Coasterama Pack (2K Play) 19 July 400

Dance Central (Harmonix)

Taio Cruz “Break Your Heart” 19 July 240
Trey Songz “Say Aah” 19 July 240
Afrika Bambaataa and Soulsonic Force “Planet Rock” 19 July 240

Deal of the Week


Discount Dates


Price Microsoft Points

Undead Nightmare Collection (Rockstar Games) 12 July – 18 July 1000
Undead Nightmare Collection JP (Rockstar Games) 12 July – 18 July 1000
Dead Rising 2: Case West (Capcom) 12 July – 18 July 400
Stubbs the Zombie (Aspyr) 12 July – 18 July 800

Grand Theft Auto

Grand Theft Auto IV Ballad of Gay Tony (Rockstar Games) 19 July – 25 July 800
Grand Theft Auto IV The Lost and Damned (Rockstar Games) 19 July – 25 July 400
Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (Rockstar Games) 19 July – 25 July 800

Games on Demand


Release Date

G.I. JOE: The Rise of Cobra (Electronic Arts) 12 July
R.U.S.E. ™ (Ubisoft) 19 July
Get Fit with Mel B (Black Bean Games) 12 July

Avatar Marketplace


Release Date

Michael Jackson The Experience (Ubisoft) 12 July
The Guild 14 July
Call of Juarez®: The Cartel (Ubisoft) 19 July
Bastion (Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment) 20 July
Voltron (THQ) 21 July
Halo Collection 21 July

Zune Marketplace


Release Date

Devil’s Tomb 13 July
High Fidelity 14 July
Sucker Punch 25 July
Rango 25 July


This is the current release schedule for Xbox LIVE Marketplace content. As with all game related releases, dates, prices and availability are subject to change and vary by region.